The Different Types of Bookshelf Speakers
Any audiofile will want to find good places to set up their home stereo system. If you look at decibel levels, you’ll find that if you have more speakers attached to a system, you can have the music be at a lower volume and equally present anywhere in the room you’re setting up. Obviously, if you’re going to have more speakers attached to a system, you should use smaller speakers, making small bookcase speakers ideal.
What is a bookcase speaker? It’s a speaker designed to fit in a small space, like a bookshelf, or cabinet, or maybe under a table or suspended form the ceiling, without looking too intrusive.
There are several different brands and models 15 inch speaker box of bookcase speakers. Some popular brands include Sony, Bose, Insignia, Polk Audio, Yamaha, JBL, Logitech, and there are plenty others. You might ask the internet for more information on any of those or other.Most of these systems will be anywhere from as low as 20 watts to as high as 150 watts.
There are a variety of speaker arrays for these small speaker boxes. Most typical is a combination of a right speaker and a left speaker, each with one larger woofer, usually around 4 to 5 inches in diameter, and a small tweeter, usually between 1 inch and 3 inches. Another popular speaker arrangement is to, again, have a left side and a right side containing several small speakers of equal size, for example, three or four 3-inch speakers on each side.
Some systems of bookcase speakers will have attachments for a subwoofer, that can be set in a different part of the room. These speakers typically have their own adjustable volume and are most often bet located in the corner of the room, perhaps behind a chair or plant, or something that breaks up the visual line.
A nice way to set up a nice stereo system is to set up a variety of bookcase speakers attached to one amp, on two different channels, so that you can have the option of one set of speakers, or the other, or both. Also, each set of speaker cones behaves differently and sounds different, and you might like to have more control over what frequencies you’re hearing at any given time.