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hi Jerry Mael,

My partners Dad is pretty old school, he has wired ceiling speakers hooked up to his AVR connected to a CD player and can control music through that in all rooms. He owns hundreds of CD's and likes it simple "isn't tech savy" He just built a Bali Hut in his back yard and would like to have music out there as well. I wanted to know if there's such a thing to play music through the CD player wireless to the Bali hut? without making all other speakers in his house wireless too. Would it be time/money saving just to put a speaker out there connected by wire?

Thank you!

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Hi David.
He could use a wireless setup like this but would require a smartphone to drive it.

http://www.crutchfield.com/p_807BTSPKR/Audyssey-Wireless-Speakers.html?tp=49716&

That said, this might be a situation where a wired pair or a single one may work best.
Sorry for the short answer but it is all I can do to type at the moment due to a severe back injury.
Good luck and let me know if you need any further assistance.

Regards,
JM

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My forte is audio.. Car/Home/Boat. You name it, I will help you even if it is just a link to more assistance. If you want to interface new gear to your factory radio I can do us both a favor and tell you to go to crutchfield.com or call them at 1.800.555.7088. They really are top notch at doing that for people with great support. I will re-direct most questions of that nature to them. The rest of it... I am eager to help you with. I am also not a 'Master Installation Technician' that will tell you I cannot assist you with cars not made in the USA. Talk to me about any audio upgrades including 'bang for the buck'.
Specialties include: Overall Acoustics, Gain structure/settings and Enclosure design, system design/consultation, when/where to get which upgrades as well as other pertinent info for the mobile audio enthusiast and much more.
I also am NOT interested in buying your used gear so do not waste our time asking me.

Experience

My specialty as it is offered here, is Mobile and Home Audio Consultation.
Eight years IASCA - Pro 251-500 watt class
With Allexperts since 1999 (on and off).
35 years of overall professional sound and acoustical/electronic experience (since 1977) including: Sound Offs, Home audio, Mobile audio, Live sound, Churches, Theater, Live DJ and Studio Recording (analog and digital software and hardware), Effects, Looping, analog/digital mutli-track and mixdown . My mother was a record producer so I picked up a lot of additional professional knowledge and experience through the years. I was a Drum Tech for the Banshee reunion tour and toured as sound man with a regional act called Champion so I have practical knowledge for many aspects of audio.

If I cannot directly answer your question I will use my vast resource network to help you get a usable answer.


Favorite Mobile components:
Any amplifier based on ZED principles. Examples are Diamond, Zapco, Hifonics, Autotek, ect. And of course, Nakamichi (yes, still in business)
McCaulley, Polk and Dynaudio Speakers.
Clarion/Nakamichi headunits and processors.


Education/Credentials
>35 years of real world, audio experience.

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