OUTDOOR SPEAKERS LONG ISLAND
SALES & INSTALLATION
Smarter Home Solutions Long Island is your #1 source for outdoor speakers, they are the perfect way to enjoy summertime! Our outdoor sound systems are perfect when entertaining guests or just when you are relaxing by the pool. We have a wide selection of outdoor speakers, so you can find the perfect ones that will fit your individual needs. Whether you're looking for something small and discreet that will disappear into your landscape or something that will really pack a punch, we have you covered.
We install outdoor speaker brands that you know and are reputable like Sonos, KEF, Origin Acoustics and Sonance. They are all made with high-quality materials, so you can be sure they will last. Plus, our experts will install them for you, so you can relax and enjoy your new outdoor sound system right away. Contact us today to learn more about our all weather speakers and how we can help you create the perfect backyard oasis! Check out our Outdoor TV page to really complete you outdoor entertainment goals this summer! We also offer full service home audio solutions as well.
WHICH OUTDOOR SPEAKERS DO I NEED?
Surface mount, Landscape, Lifestyle, Architectural? What's the deal with all these different terms? Outside speakers over the years have evolved and for the better! Which speaker style is completely up to you and for the most part you wont be losing any quality, especially when you have us help design your system. Of course there are always pros and cons to each outdoor speaker which our friendly staff will help you understand and decide which is best for your preference before investing. We can also stop by and offer you a demo. Here are the 3 basic categories to get you started on your outdoor sound experience.
TRADITIONAL OUTDOOR SPEAKERS
Traditional outdoor speakers, also called surface mount speakers, are completely enclosed in a weather proof casing. They also include a rust proof grill, bracket and corrosion free wire connections. Because they are similar to indoor book shelf speakers you can expect the same great sound you enjoy indoors. These outdoor speakers have a 3in to 8in driver and a 1in tweeter. The larger 8in driver series are louder and produce a wider range of frequencies which also enhance the lower bass notes.
Landscape speakers are similar to indoor speakers but they are weatherproof and have the ability to be camouflaged throughout your landscape. Some different types of landscape speakers include tear drop, rock and bollard styles. They are usually smaller than their traditional outdoor speakers mentioned earlier so they can blend in around your property. Because they are smaller you may need more to have a unified sound field which we will explain further down the page.
You want a great outdoor sound system but you are not impressed with speakers hanging off the side of your home, we completely understand and we can help. Lifestyle or architectural outdoor speakers are a newer category but absolutely necessary for our more discerning clients. These include planter, bench, sphere, pendant and other designer speakers. Call us to discuss these unique speakers to transform your outdoor space into an amazing audio experience that will not disrupt your exterior design.
HOW MANY OUTDOOR SPEAKERS DO I NEED?
Music is an emotional experience, and everyone will enjoy it more if the sound levels are uniform across your space while also hearing the entire frequency range. We have all experienced sitting next to a speaker that is to loud or across the yard from a speaker that is barely audible. This is why you need a uniform sound field, this means no matter where you are in the yard the music plays at the same level. A good rule-of thumb we follow when determining how many speakers you need for any given area is: "inches to feet". If we install a 6" speaker it will cover about six feet, we would then install another speaker 12ft from the first one. Of course taking into consideration what direction they're pointed in. Using this formula will make sure everyone hears the sound at the same level. Of course you can scale this system over time but you want to have a plan from the beginning. If you have several different outdoor areas (pool - patio - deck etc,) you can have an amp for each space and control the volume individually or group them together for the same volume. One exception to this rule are Line Array speakers. These are design for large properties and similar to the speakers you see and experience at a concert. They are long, curved and "throw" the sound amazingly far without being harsh to guests in right front of the speaker.
WHAT CAN I LISTEN TO AND HOW CAN I CONTROL MY OUTDOOR SOUND?
What sources can I use for outdoor speakers? Source is just another word for media or audio signals. Listening outdoors does not mean you're stuck with a limited choice of music. We can help you choose the best amplifier depending on your listening habits. Knowing which streaming services you subscribe to, if you want to connect an outdoor TV or maybe you want to stream directly from your mobile phone? These are all possible and we can accommodate you with any other sources you have in mind.
How do I control the outdoor speaker volume and playlist?
You can control the outdoor sound systems volume and playlist from your cell phone, tablet or home automation system. Sonos is a popular choice because of its stability, versatility and simplicity as well as offering the largest selection for streaming services with device compatibility. We can also extend your home automation system with an outdoor keypad so you are always within reach of controlling your system.
Smarter Home Solutions of Suffolk County Long Island provides Outdoor Speakers & Outdoor Sound System Installations in and around the following cities:
Cold Spring Harbor
Shelter Island Heights