09-22-2008 09:07 AM
OK here is what I want. I am looking for an audio system that I can plug my ipod to that has wireless speakers that I can place all around my house. I also want to be able to control which speakers are playing from the base unit. Does something like this exist?
10-08-2008 04:49 PM
I must say that you ask pretty tough questions! After a bit of research, I’ve found that what you want can be achieved, but I have not found a packaged audio system that you can purchase that will do it.
What’s required is a receiver with built in iPod dock (or a receiver with a dock attached), a switch to control your speakers, and the wireless enabled speakers themselves. Here’s one way of doing it: attach the switch for your speakers (you can select a switch that will control the number of pairs you’ll need) to the receiver. The wireless transmitters are attached to the switch and the speakers are placed or installed in the rooms where you need them. Once the setup is complete, which speakers are playing will be controlled from the central receiver with the iPod.
My recommendation would be to consult with a home audio specialist at your local Best Buy® for additional details and possibilities. They will be able to assist you in selecting the best wireless speakers for your needs with the range necessary to receive a clear signal in all of the areas of your home where you want to enjoy your music.
I hope this helps, and thanks for writing!