How to test directional speakers

They’re not like normal speakers! General Advice: It’s best to evaluate the speakers in the application where they will be used. A small quiet office is quite different than an open noisy exhibit area. Set the volume for a comfortable level at the listener’s position. We sometimes get calls where the installer set the level so he could hear it at a location across the room and then wonders why he can hear it across the room! Don’t turn it...

How to setup your directional speakers

Setting Up Directional Sound Bars Here are some general tips to aid in evaluating our directional sound bars. Many of these will be obvious to you, however the same questions and comments keep popping up. SETTING UP THE SPEAKER Power: There is a power supply connected to the amplifier box. Audio Input: There are either one or two inputs. The mini-jack is unbalanced and will work with both mono and stereo sources. If present (usually on Dakota Audio speakers), the...

10 Reasons to use Directional Speakers

Directional audio allows you to create zones of audio and focus it to just one person or a large group, which is ideal when you want to project sound precisely where it is needed, rather than interfering with the surrounding areas and neighbours. The speakers ensure that they direct the right amount of sound to the designated area even in challenging environments. Here are some of the applications that maximise the value of directional speakers: 1. Digital signage: The digital...
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