Nowadays wireless technology is getting more and more popular, and if you have a pair of wireless headphones, you will grow on the “no-strings-attached” music experience. However, it is unfortunately that not everything is compatible with wireless technology, for example, your expensive HIFI stereo, your favorite wired headphones, or audio source like TV, PC, iPod Classic, etc. Of course you can always upgrade your devices to get the wireless functionality, but that would be SO expensive. How awesome it would be if one can stream their music wirelessly between their old audio devices and new Bluetooth devices! Today we will show you how to make speakers wireless or make audio source wireless, in an affordable way.

Depending on what devices you want to connect, you can use either of the following methods:

How to Make Speakers Wireless

How to Make Speakers Wireless With About $30

Freed from the cable, you can dance to the music with your most stunning moves

To make audio output devices like speakers and headphones wireless, you’ll need the following things:

A. A Bluetooth audio source, for example, a cell phone with Bluetooth functionality.
B. Your wired speakers or headphones
C. A Bluetooth Receiver, or any of our Bluetooth audio receiver and transmitter
D. (Optional) A 3.5mm to RCA stereo cable if your audio output device only have RCA stereo ports

Here are the steps:

1. Connect your Bluetooth receiver with your speakers or headphones. If your speakers or headphones come with a 3.5mm cable, you can easily connect it to our Bluetooth Audio Receiver, but if your devices only have RCA stereo cable, then you’ll need a 3.5mm to RCA stereo cable to connect them.
2. (Optional) Switch your Bluetooth Audio Receiver & Transmitter to Receive mode. As our Bluetooth receivers also come with transmitting functionality, you’ll need to switch it to receive mode (RX mode). But if your receiver doesn’t have transmit mode, you can skip this step.
3. Pair your Bluetooth audio source with the Bluetooth receiver. Pair them like you pair any other Bluetooth devices.
4. Done! Enjoy your wireless music.

How to Make Speakers Wireless With About $30

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How To Make Audio Source Wireless

Sometimes you may want to do the opposite: to enjoy music on your non-wireless devices, like TV, Radio, iPod Classic and so on, with your wireless headphones or speakers. This can also be done in a similar way.

How to Make Speakers Wireless With About $30

You can now watch TV with your Bluetooth Headphones without worrying of disturbing others

Here are the things you need to prepare for:

A. Bluetooth speakers or headphones (Feel free to browse our speakers or headphones)
B. Your non-Bluetooth audio source, like TV, Radio, PC etc.
C. A Bluetooth Transmitter, or any of our Bluetooth audio transmitter and receiver
D. (Optional) A 3.5mm to RCA stereo cable if your non-Bluetooth audio source only have RCA stereo ports

Here are the steps:

1. Connect your Bluetooth receiver with your non-Bluetooth devices. Our Bluetooth transmitters come with a 3.5mm cable, so they should be able to connect to most audio source. But if your audio source only have RCA stereo ports, you will also need a 3.5mm to RCA stereo cable.
2. (Optional) Switch your Bluetooth Audio Receiver & Transmitter to Transmit mode. As our Bluetooth receivers also come with receiving functionality, you’ll need to switch it to transmit mode (TX mode). But if your receiver doesn’t have receive mode, you can skip this step.
3. Pair your Bluetooth speakers or headphones with the Bluetooth transmitter. If you are using our Bluetooth transmitter, it will be paired with the Bluetooth speakers or headphones automatically once their Bluetooth mode is on.
4. Done! Enjoy your wireless music.

How to Make Speakers Wireless With About $30

Transmitting Bluetooth signal to Bluetooth audio output devices via HV-BT018

 

The Cost

So how much does it cost? Well, you can get the optional 3.5mm to RCA stereo cable for about $2.5 to $7.99 on Amazon (BTW, if you would like a better 3.5mm cable, check out our coiled audio cable), and if you decided to use our Bluetooth Audio Receiver & Transmitter, it will be from $22.99 to $28.99, so the total cost would be $25.49 to $36.98. Pretty affordable comparing to upgrading your stereo system, isn’t it?

Conclusion

This article talked about how to make speakers wireless. Hope you find this article helpful for building your wireless audio system. What kind of device would you like to connect wirelessly? Please let us know in the comment.