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Best Book­shelf Speak­er Mounts and Stands

Most bookshelf speakers deliver audio delivery to fill up a room compared to portable Bluetooth speakers. It stands true if you use the top-of-the-line speakers. Compared to their portable counterparts, bookshelf speakers have a bigger footprint. So if you can’t adjust them on your desk (or on an actual bookshelf), you can fix them on a wall mount or a floor stand.

Book­shelf

Besides letting you have more space on your desk, these mounts let you have the flexibility of moving the speakers in the direction of your choice. When it comes to audio delivery, we all know how direction and placement are important.

If you are looking for some quality bookshelf speaker mounts and floor stands, here are our recommendations. But first,

1. VIVO PREMIUM UNIVERSAL FLOOR SPEAKER STANDS

Base dimensions: 8 x 8-inch

The stands are easy to assemble and bundles a solid build. More importantly, the carpet spikes and the rubber feet make them stable, irrespective of the type of flooring.

If you want a classic look and do not mind paying a premium, this Vivo stand is a worthy pick.

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2. PERLESMITH ADJUSTABLE HEIGHT SPEAKER STANDS

Base dimensions: Up to 4.5-inch

Apart from the default keyhole insert, it also ships with vertical plates to mount speakers with mounting holes at the bottom. Installation is plain and simple, and several users have pointed this out. Combining the rubber feet and the cast iron build to ensure that your prized speakers do not topple over.

3. VIDEOSECU ADJUSTABLE HEIGHT SPEAKER STANDS

Base dimensions: Up to 5.5-inch

This stand is equipped with side clamps to lock the speakers in place. Besides that, the padding prevents scratches and scuff marks. Again, there is nifty cable management in place. However, some people have complained of the cable holes being too small.

While the VideoSecu speaker stand has received some rave reviews for its easy assembly and build, it is top-heavy and can wobble if you have hefty speakers.

4. PYLE SPEAKER WALL MOUNT

Base dimensions: Up to 10-inch

If having a wall mount is your idea of a perfect setup, trust the Pyle mount to take care of it. These are simple wall brackets. These brackets do not have dedicated mounts to hold the speakers in place and instead, relies on the built-in silicon pads. That said, this a heavy-duty mount that can easily hold the weight of standard bookshelf speakers.

Surprisingly, you can extend the arm away from the wall by around 11.8 inches.

As we noted above, these are simple mounts and do not have the flexibility to adjust the angle of the speakers. Moreover, a single mount can house only one speaker. Naturally, buying a second mount shoots up the overall cost.

Nevertheless, they have attracted several positive reviews, with people appreciating its durability and sturdiness. Alternatively, you can check out the Wali dual speaker wall mount brackets if you are looking for dedicated mounts with keyhole inserts.

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5. MOUNT-IT! SPEAKER WALL MOUNTS

Base dimensions: Between5.4 to 11 inches.

The Mount-It mounts for bookshelf speakers address a major limitation of the above mount—angular adjustment. This one boasts an adjustable base that lets you change the speaker’s direction. Naturally, this allows you to customize the direction as per the occasion. It can fit speakers with widths between 5.4-inch and 11-inch, making it fit for passive speakers such as the Polk Audio T15.

The Mount-It! speaker wall mounts are quite popular on Amazon and several users have touted them for their durability and build quality.

6. VIDEOSECU SIDE CLAMPING BOOKSHELF SPEAKER WALL MOUNT

Base dimensions: 5.3-inches to 11-inches

If you are looking for an affordable wall mount for your speakers, VideoSecu’s wall mounts can prove to be a good pick. Despite the low price tag, they bundle several features like the ball adjustment that lets you tweak the angle and change the height of the speakers. Besides that, the adjustable side-clamps let you fit a wide array of bookshelf speakers. Like the one above, it’s also made of steel and has a remarkable build for the price.

The best part is that the clamp holds tightly to the speakers. So it won’t let the speaker fall even if you change the angle a bit.

MOUNT THEM ALREADY

Today, bookshelf speakers have several input connectors, and you can pair them with anything—right from a turntable to a new-age digital TV. So getting a proper and stable mount can keep them intact in a spot. That way you can enjoy the best audio quality from them, without worrying about the space they consume.

Best Afford­able Blue­tooth Speak­ers Under $100

Portable Bluetooth speakers are quite convenient to carry around and use. Charge them and then pair them with your smartphone or tablet to listen to your favorite songs or podcasts. The best part is that most affordable Bluetooth speakers are small and lightweight, thereby making them easy to carry around. So whether you clip them to your backpacks or your bike’s handles, as long as the battery is charged, it will do the duty of blasting the newest songs.

Blue­tooth

You can pair up these speakers with your laptop and enjoy movies and videos. We’ve compiled a list of affordable bluetooth speakers that cost about $100.

Read on to find our recommendations for the best affordable Bluetooth speakers under $100.

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1. OONTZ ANGLE 3 BLUETOOTH PORTABLE SPEAKER

Aside from the above, Cambridge Soundworks’ OontZ Angle 3 packs enough features for its price. This triangular Bluetooth speaker has a rugged build and carries an IPX7 rating to protect against water splashes.

On the downside, the OontZ Angle 3 still packs a micro USB port for charging.

2. JBL GO 3 PORTABLE SPEAKER

This trendy speaker is cool enough for a day out on the beach. It’s fully waterproof, and the IP67 rating will keep it protected from water damage. It has a few limitations. For instance, there’s no speakerphone, and the lack of a companion app means you won’t be able to pair it with a secondary device.

Aside from that, it packs in Bluetooth 5.1, which is known for its power efficiency. However, the battery life of the JBL Go 3 is not as impressive. This one lasts around 5 hours on a full charge.

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3. TRIBIT STORMBOX MICRO

If you love listening to the bass-heavy track, you might want to give the Tribit Stormbox Micro a shot. This one is an affordable pocket-sized speaker which barely weighs 9.9 ounces. Along with heavy bass, this one outputs loud and impressive audio for its size. At the same time, you can pair it with another StormBox Micro speaker for a stereo effect. Cool, right?

It comes with a decent build. It has the same rubbery grills that are synonymous with most speakers of this size and price. Surprisingly, the StormBox Micro has USB-C charging. The battery lasts around 5 hours depending on your volume levels.

4. JBL CLIP 4 PORTABLE MINI BLUETOOTH SPEAKER

If you want a slightly better build than the Stormbox Micro, JBL’s Clip 4 is worth checking out. The new Clip is extremely lightweight and brings home an impressive build quality. For its size, the Clip 4 sounds loud and has the right touch of bass. The audio delivery is clear, and you can easily use it as the secondary speaker while watching movies or TV series.

This year JBL has upgraded the shape of Clip 4 to oval. And yeah, there’s a strong metal carabiner as well. Like the Go speaker, the Clip 4 is also available in a slew of attractive colors. It has a rating of IP67 for dust and water resistance.

It’s worth mentioning that the Clip 4 can’t be paired with other JBL speakers to amplify the audio output. And well, for the price, it isn’t a big compromise.

5. SONY SRS-XB12 MINI BLUETOOTH SPEAKER

The highlight of the SRS-XB12 speaker is its bass-heavy audio delivery. The output is loud and bassy and is enough to get the party started. It packs a passive radiator (a signature XB series feature) at the bottom, and it’s this feature that amps up the bass. Like its competitors above, it’s small and portable, and can easily be carried in a bag.

Another advantage of the SRS-XB12 is the nifty Add button, which lets you pair this speaker with other Sony speakers to amplify the sound.

Battery-wise, the SRS-XB12 plays a safe bet. On a single charge, it can last up to 16 hours on moderate volumes. And if you ask us, that sounds decent for a speaker which costs less than $100. However, it still packs a micro-USB port which is a bummer.

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6. ANKER SOUNDCORE MOTION BOOM OUTDOOR SPEAKER

Unlike the other speakers on this list, this speaker lets you fine-tune the audio through the companion app. Apart from the built-in presets, you can also save your EQ settings.

The Soundcore Motion Boom is a large speaker and comes with a handle at the top for easy portability. It’s fully waterproof and has an IPX7 rating. And if that wasn’t cool enough, let us tell you that it can also float in water while playing your favorite song. Now, that’s quite something, right?

7. ANKER SOUNDCORE MOTION PLUS

The Soundcore Motion Plus is the perfect pick if you want a Bluetooth speaker with support for aptX streaming Bluetooth codec. So if your smartphone supports the said codec, you will be able to stream high-res music seamlessly. This speaker is a little bigger comparatively, but you should have no issues in carrying it. All you need is a separate bag and a charged-up battery, and that’s about it.

The audio output is impressive for the price. It delivers a heavy and rich bass with clear and crisp audio. And the wider soundstage helps it stand out from the rest of the speaker on this list.

Furthermore, the volume can be amplified by pairing it with a secondary Motion Plus speaker. The battery lasts around 12 hours on a single charge. While, it’s not the best out there, the impressive audio for the price makes this portable Bluetooth speaker a worthy pick.

WIRELESS FREEDOM

Most of the sub-$100 speakers do a pretty good job of playing your favorite songs loud and clear. And they are the perfect fit for random get-togethers or a day out on the beach.