How to Connect Wireless Speakers

By Nick Davis

Wireless speakers provide audio from your television, stereo, MP3 player or computer to areas of your house or business without the use of cords and wires. You don't have to try and hide speaker connection cables or worry about tripping over speaker wires. Wireless speakers consist of a transmitter that is connected to your audio device and the speakers. Once you connect the transmitter to your stereo or other audio device, you can place the speakers anywhere–the patio, living room, office or other area of your house or business.

Things You'll Need

  • Wireless speakers – transmitter & speakers
  • Composite audio cables (RCA)
  • 1/8" audio cable with composite audio cable ends

Step 1

Place the wireless speaker's transmitter next to the audio device you want to connect it to, such as a stereo, television or other audio device.

Step 2

Plug one end of a white composite audio cable into the “Audio Out – Left” or “Aux Out – Left” jack on the back of the audio device.

Step 3

Plug the other end of the white composite audio cable into the “Audio In – Left” jack on the back of the wireless speaker transmitter.

Step 4

Plug one end of a red composite audio cable into the “Audio Out – Right” or “Aux Out – Right” jack on the back of the audio device.

Step 5

Plug the other end of the red composite audio cable into the “Audio In – Right” jack on the back of the wireless speaker transmitter.

Step 6

Place the wireless speakers opposite of each other in the room or desired area.

Step 7

Plug the transmitter's power cord into a electrical outlet. If the transmitter is battery powered, install the batteries.

Step 8

Turn on the transmitter by pressing the “Power” button on the device.

Step 9

Turn on your audio device.

Step 10

Adjust the transmitter's frequency and/or antenna, if the transmitter has those controls, to the clearest signal. The frequency control is on the back of the transmitter.The audio from the audio device should be clear and strong. Follow any recommendations found the manual that came with the wireless speaker/transmitter.

Tips & Warnings

  • If you connecting wireless speakers to your computer, use a 1/8" audio cable to make the connection. Plug the 1/8” end of the cable into your computer's “Headphone” or “Audio” jack. Plug the white end of the audio cable into the “Audio In - Left” jack on the back of the wireless speaker's transmitter. Plug the red end of the audio cable into the “Audio In – Right” jack on the back of the transmitter. Follow steps 7 through 9 to complete the wireless speaker set up.
  • If you notice interference from another device, like a microwave, move the wireless speaker's transmitter to a location away from the device causing the interference.