Written by Tamara

The 3 best choices for a first multi-room speaker

You've made your choice: you want to buy a multi-room speaker. The assortment of multi-room speakers,also known as WiFi speakers, is quite large, which makes the choice more difficult. This is why I'm happy to help you choose a first multi-room speaker. In this article, I explain the 3 best choices for a first multi-room speaker. These speakers have excellent sound quality from other customers and are one of our best-selling speakers.

Sonos One

Sound quality according to customers: Excellent | Integrated voice assistant: Yes | Spotify Connect: Yes
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  • With additional Sonos speakers, you can easily create a surround or multi-room setup.
  • Listen to music from more than 60 streaming services, such as Apple Music, Spotify, Deezer, and Soundcloud.
  • With the touch controls, you can control the music without using your smartphone or tablet.
  • The speakers don't have Bluetooth support.
  • You cannot connect these speakers to your television.

Sonos One

Sonos one speaker

Thanks to the small size and splash-proof design of the Sonos One, you can easily place this speaker in any room. You can adjust the sound to the room via the app. The small speaker produces a clear sound. The bass is not very defined, but it's definitely present. The speaker also supports AirPlay. In addition to the One, Sonos has larger sizes of speakers and sound bars, a subwoofer, and WiFi amplifiers. You can easily connect all these speakers to each other via a WiFi connection and the Sonos app. This is how you create a home cinema set or multi-room setup.

Denon HEOS 1 HS2

Sound quality according to customers: Very good | Spotify Connect: Yes | AirPlay: No.
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  • With the HEOS multiroom system you can stream music throughout the house.
  • The speaker plays music from internet radio and streaming services.
  • You make the speaker wireless with the optional HEOS Go Pack.
  • The speaker doesn't support AirPlay.
  • You need a Spotify Premium account to be able to stream.

Denon HEOS 1 HS2

Denon HEOS 1 speaker

The Denon HEOS 1 HS2 speaker is a compact WiFi speaker. The speaker produces a detailed sound and high volume, despite its compact size. You can connect multiple HEOS speakers in multiple rooms to create a multi-room setup. Connect 2 in the same room for stereo sound. You can operate the speaker via the HEOS app on your smartphone or tablet. Expand your HEOS with a soundbar or subwoofer. In addition to WiFi, the speaker also has Bluetooth, making it easy to use the speaker wirelessly everywhere. You can easily connect other audio equipment to the speaker via the USB and AUX input.

Harman Kardon Citation One

Sound quality according to customers: Excellent | Integrated voice assistant: Yes | Spotify Connect: Yes
in stock
  • With the Google Assistant you can control the speaker via voice commands.
  • With multiple Citation speakers you can easily create a surround or multi-room setup.
  • In addition to using WiFi, you also stream music from a smartphone or laptop to the speaker via Bluetooth.
  • The speaker doesn't have AirPlay support

Harman Kardon Citation One

Harman Kardon wireless speakers

The Harman Kardon Citation One has a built-in speech assistant, namely 'Google Assistant'. You can easily operate the speaker via voice commands. Turn the volume up or down or ask the speaker to play your favorite song. In addition, you can also operate other smart equipment in the house and ask questions about your digital calendar, weather, and traffic jams. Place multiple Citation speakers in your home and connect them via WiFi for a multi-room sound setup. Connect 2 speakers in the same room for stereo sound.

Still haven't made up your mind?

When making a choice for a multi-room speaker, you must take the following things into account:

  • The use of the speaker: in which room (size, humidity) are you going to use the speaker and do you want to use it separately, multi-room, or in a home cinema setup?

  • The sound: do you want the best sound or is the price-quality ratio sufficient for you?

  • Smart speaker: do you want a speaker that you can control with voice commands?

  • The connectivity: should the speaker have multiple connection options for an MP3 player or headphones, for example? And should the speaker support AirPlay or Spotify Connect?

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