Monthly Archives: September 2015

How to Choose a Good Power Supply for Your Speakers

Loudspeakers can be categorized into passive and active speakers. Passive speakers are without an amplifier and connect to a power amplifier via speaker cable. In contrast, active speakers have a built-in amplifier. Chances are that you active speakers do not work with mains power. That is because if speakers can be connected to mains power, they have to be subject to safety approval. Such approval takes time and is also fairly expensive.

Also, there are many different types of power connectors used in different countries. Therefore it is difficult for manufacturer to produce a product which is usable in each country. Therefore usually manufacturers will not design their speakers to accept mains voltage but rather a low voltage. In this post, I will show you how you can choose an appropriate power supply.

Amphony speakers

Wireless speakers also are to be considered active speakers. However, usually the manufacturer will bundle the power supply with the speakers so …