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Do Powered Speakers Need an Amplifier?

Powered speakers, also known as active speakers, are compact speakers commonly used for music listening at home, as monitors in music studios, and as PC speakers. Do powered speakers need an amplifier? Powered speakers have an amplifier built into the cabinet and do not need a separate amplifier. Powered speakers can be connected to music […]

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  • Tom
  • February 4, 2020

Passive, Powered, and Active Speakers Explained

In this guide, we’ll look at the difference between passive, powered and active speakers. I will first explain the differences as simply as I can with text and figures. After that, we’ll dig deeper into the details. What is the difference between passive, powered and active speakers? You need a separate amplifier to power passive […]

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  • Tom
  • January 12, 2020

Best Powered Speakers for Turntables (Vinyl)

In this guide, I will help you pick the very best powered speakers for turntables and record players.  Powered speakers have the amplifier built-in and connect directly to your turntable and other music sources without the need for a separate amplifier or receiver. They are compact and easy to use. And offers great value for money.  Powered […]

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  • Tom
  • December 29, 2019

Best Powered Speakers for Audio-Technica AT-LP60

Powered speakers is a fantastic way to make your Audio-Technica AT-LP60 turntable sound good without having to spend a lot of money. We’ll be looking at the very best options that combine great sound and handy features in this guide. Powered speakers have the amplifier built into the cabinet and often give higher value for […]

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  • Tom
  • November 10, 2019

How to Listen to Vinyl with Headphones

Using headphones for vinyl listening can be a very good option. It is even a popular choice among audiophiles as the sound quality from headphones can be amazing. There are several benefits from using headphones instead of speakers when spinning vinyl. We’ll discuss those later in this article.  But first, let’s review the 4 ways […]

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  • Tom
  • October 11, 2019

Best Powered Speakers for Audio-Technica AT-LP120

In this article, I have poured my heart and soul into finding the best powered speakers for the Audio-Technica AT-LP120 turntable. As an AT-LP120 owner and an electronics engineer that used to design consumer electronics and a Hi-Fi enthusiast for 25+ years, this is the kind of stuff I like to spend my free time […]

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  • Tom
  • September 1, 2019