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Do You Need External Speakers For Your Projector?

By XGIMI Tech - 2022-09

Introduction

Sound is best appreciated when produced through an output that delivers its purest form. You can appreciate the sound, hear low and insignificant sounds better, and easily remain glued to your screen when watching a movie with reverberating, room-filling audio from external speakers.

Powerful home theater projectors have built-in speakers enhanced with advanced audio features like Dolby and DTS, delivering similar sound quality as external speakers, helping you save cost, and giving you an easy setup. 

This article will compare built-in projector speakers to external speakers and recommend XGIMI projectors like HORIZON Pro, AURA, and HORIZON for their built-in Harman Kardon speakers that create an immersive audio experience.

What Are The Differences Between Built-in Projector Speakers And External Speakers?

Should You Consider XGIMI Projectors For HiFi Sound?

XGIMI projectors are equipped with professional Harman Kardon built-in speakers, which deliver high-quality sound paired with powerful imaging features like 4K/1080p resolution and HDR10. They also have advanced features that streamline projector setups in any condition and are Dolby/DTS compatible, allowing them to deliver cinema-standard audio. XGIMI home theater projectors also feature Bluetooth 5.0 and audio ports for connecting external speakers.

XGIMI HORIZON Pro (4K UHD Home Projector)

  • Dual 8W Harman Kardon built-in speakers produce a rich, room-filling sound. They also support DTS-HD, DTS Studio Sound, and Dolby Audio, ensuring the projector delivers theater-quality sound for a truly immersive experience.
  • 4K UHD/ 1500 ISO Lumens ensures crystal-clear and beaming bright images.
  • Intelligent Screen Adaptation Technology delivers seamless setup and usability.
  • Multiple Connectivity Ports: 2× HDMI 2.0, 2× USB 2.0, 1× LAN, and 3.5mm audio jack for connecting external devices.
  • Chromecast built-in for screen mirroring, Bluetooth for connecting external speakers, and WiFi. 
  • Android TVTM with over 5,000 apps, like Hulu, HBO Max, and Disney+.

Find out more on HORIZON Pro here.

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XGIMI AURA (4K UHD Ultra Short Throw Laser Projector)

  • Four 15W Harman Kardon built-in speakers (two woofers and two tweeters), which support DTS-HD, DTS, and Dolby Audio, delivering rich, room-filling, theater-level sound for a deeply engaging experience.
  • 4K UHD/1800 ISO Lumens ensures . clear and radiant displays in all conditions.
  • Ultra Short Throw (UST) Technology produces a 120" display 11.7 inches from the projector screen.
  • 3× HDMI 2.0, 3× USB 2.0, 1× LAN, and 1× 3.5mm audio jack to connect smartphones and other devices.
  • Chromecast Built-in for screen mirroring, Bluetooth 5.0, and WiFi.
  • Android TVTM delivers 5,000+ apps like YouTube, Disney+, and Hulu to your fingertips.

Learn more about XGIMI AURA here.

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XGIMI HORIZON (1080p FHD Home Projector)

  • Dual 8W Harman Kardon speakers and supports enhanced DTS-HD, DTS, and Dolby Audio compatibility to produce rich, HiFi sound for a truly engaging experience.
  • 1080p FHD/1500 ISO Lumens produces clear and beaming bright images.
  • ISA technology eases setup and usability.
  • HORIZON features 2× HDMI 2.0, 2× USB 2.0, 1× LAN, and 1× audio jack (3.5mm).
  • Chromecast Built-in facilitates screen mirroring, with Bluetooth 5.0, and WiFi compatibility.
  • Android TVTM provides access to 5,000+ apps like Hulu, Amazon Prime, and Plex.

Learn more about XGIMI HORIZON here.

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Conclusion

Built-in projector speakers and external speakers come with unique upsides and downsides. External speakers can deliver powerful HiFi sound, but they can be expensive and not too easy to set up. Built-in projector speakers help you save cost while also packing features that can produce excellent surround sound but may not be loud enough for large audiences and noisy environments.

XGIMI HORIZON Pro, AURA, and HORIZON have professional Harman Kardon built-in speakers which produce excellent, theater-quality sound for an engaging viewing experience. They also have ports and are compatible with Bluetooth, allowing users to connect external speakers.

Product Recommendations

HORIZON Ultra

HORIZON Ultra, the world's first 4K long-throw home projector with Dolby Vision. 2300 ISO lumens, Dual Light Technology, Dual 12W Harman Kardon Speakers.

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Highlights

  • 4K with Dolby Vision
  • 2300 ISO Lumens
  • Dual Light Technology
  • Intelligent Screen Adaption 3.0
  • Dual 12W Harman Kardon Speakers
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