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ManW_TheUncool

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Yes, it matters.

Most/all(?) such wireless solutions probably aren't truly wireless anyway -- they probably need wiring for power source at least... and that Rocketfish solution would still need additional wiring to the speakers instead of being built into speakers (to reduce wiring to just a power source).

And wireless is not as reliable and likely won't offer (nearly the) same audio quality.

IF you want quality and reliability, stick w/ traditional wiring.

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Well, you really can’t talk “sound quality” with that unit, unless you can be happy with the dismal specs - S/N a mere 87 dB (no weighting qualification), and 30 watts x 2 @ < 10% THD (no frequency-bandwidth qualifier). Noise spec aside, it probably puts out only 10-15 watts of clean power (THD 1% or better @ 20Hz-20kHz).

Not saying you can’t get sound quality with wireless, but “quality” is not going to be cheap. Look up my article on the topic, “Wireless Speakers for Surround Sound? Don’t Ask, It’s a Mess.”

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In theory (and on paper), sure -- well, sorta. But in actual practice? Nah...

IF you actually want the same quality and reliability (as traditional wiring), it'll almost certainly be more hassle/difficult/expensive/etc than it's worth, if available at all, at least for the foreseeable future anyway...

As usual, some might feel what's available now is good enough for them, but probably not if you're much of an enthusiast...

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