What Are Powered Speakers?
As people simplify their lives, powered speakers are gaining in popularity. Traditional passive speakers require an amp, DAC, and pre-amp to play music. Powered speakers come with one or all three of the components built into the speaker. But that's just the beginning. Newer speakers come with Wifi and app support as well as Bluetooth. This buyer's guide lists some of the best stereo powered speakers on the market today. With powered speakers, all you need is a source such as your computer or phone and a wall outlet and you are ready to go.