If you are looking to buy a speaker system for your home theater, then you definitely have to know the pros and cons of having floor standing speakers vs. satellites.
There are a lot of things that you have to keep in mind before you pick between the two, so we are going to take you over the list of things that you have to make sure you know of before you pick a brand and which model you should go for depending on your needs. Without further ado, let us take a look at the first one.
1. Make sure that all of the surround sound speaker package deals that you go for are from popular brands or manufacturers that also produces a lot of varieties of electronics and TV sets.
If they manufacturer different electronics, televisions especially, then you will be assured that these guys know a bit about what they are doing. If they have a surround sound system rig that you want to be able to use on your television, then at least you know that the speakers that they made are going to be fully compatible with the ones they manufacture as well.
If anything goes wrong, then you can always go for the brand loyalty route and buy from the same brand to make sure that everything is compatible.
Take note that we are not saying that this will always be the perfect way of doing things, but at least you have the assurance, before you push through with any deals, that you are not going to waste money and time when you buy and set up a rig that does not work after a trial and error period.
2. Make sure that you focus on how compatible everything is with each other, including the subwoofer and the center channels.
The last thing that you want is to regret the decision that you bought a speaker system setup that is not compatible with your subwoofers or does not have the powerful center channels that you thought they had. There is only so much that you can get out of the left and right frequencies that you will also have to make sure you get high-quality sounds from every other component of the speaker system.
This is where making sure that your standing speaker or satellite has it all. You have to confirm that all of the components that you are presented with work in a cross-platform kind of manner so you are not wasting money on any of the parts that you hooked them up on.
3. Choosing between a floor standing speaker set and a satellite speaker set is not just about the size, there are a lot more things to keep in mind.
If you think that the only difference between a floor standing speaker set and a satellite speaker set is the size and how much space they occupy in the room, then you are wrong. With the size comes power and, depending on the manufacturer, more features. You are going to get a lot more power from the taller and bigger units since they have a lot more room for the different components needed to improve the quality and boom of the sound.
However, satellite speaker systems have their own benefit and charm to them. If you are opting for something that you can prop up in the corner of the room, then you should always go for a satellite speaker system. They are a lot cleaner to look at and most of their designs blend well with a lot of modern rooms.