Best Bluetooth Audio Receivers for Home Sound System

Having built-up and invested in large setup; a complete sound system that consists of amplifier, pre-amplifier, multi-point speakers, CD Player, DAC, Digital Tuner etc. there is only one thing left to do to bring it into the 21st is a Bluetooth Receiver.

To start streaming from your music services such as Spotify, Deezer, Google Music, Amazon Music or get the sound from your apps such as YouTube video and games to your existing sound system, you only need one of these.

6 Best Bluetooth Receivers with Analogue Output / Optical for Home Entertainment System

Connect one of these Bluetooth Receivers to the source input (line-in) on the amplifier. These are typically RCA (Left and Right) sockets for analogue or Optical In port. Pair your device; be it smartphone or tablet. Start up the desired app, stream and start to enjoy music as it should be, on a proper sound system.

AmazonBasics Bluetooth 4.0 Audio Receiver

  • Technology: Bluetooth v4.0 A2DP technology, RCA output, RCA to Stereo Phone 3.5mm jack cable included.
  • Distance: 30 feet (10 meters)
  • Audio Output: 3.5mm socket with RCA to Stereo Phone Jack cable included
  • Power Source: Power supply included

Logitech Bluetooth Audio Receiver Adapter

  • Technology: Bluetooth 3.0 A2DP technology
  • Distance: up to 50 feet 15 m line-of-sight range
  • Audio Output: RCA or 3.5mm socket, RCA to 3.5mm cable and power cable included
  • Power Source: Power supply included

Bose Bluetooth Audio Adapter – OPTICAL

The only Bluetooth audio receiver with an optical output as well as an analogue output. While you cannot use both these output at the same time, the availability of the Optical signal will certainly make some audiophiles happy. Bose is also the only device that remembers up to 8 Bluetooth devices for ease of reconnecting.

  • Technology: Bluetooth 4.0 technology with A2DP audio streaming and aptX® technology, which streams CD-quality audio using your aptX®-enabled device. Pair up to 8 Bluetooth devices, and switch among three at any time.
  • Distance: 30 feet (10 meters)
  • Audio Output: Optical out and 3.5mm socket (only use one at a time). Optical cable, 3.5 mm audio cable, 3.5 mm female-to-RCA cable and USB-to-USB micro-B cable for charging.
  • Power Source: USB charging, power adapter included

Harmon Kardon BTA-10 Bluetooth Audio Adapter

  • Technology: Bluetooth 2.1+ EDR with A2DP, Harman TrueStream connectivity ensures the highest-quality connection.
  • Distance: 10 meters line of sight
  • Audio Output: choice of 3.5mm or RCA phonos cables – both are supplied with the unit.
  • Power Source: power adapter included

TP-LINK HA100 HD Bluetooth Stereo Audio Music Receiver with NFC

A popular name in networking technology, TP-LINK’s HA100 Bluetooth Audio Receiver is NFC enabled for ease of connecting. It also has one of the best receiving distance at 20 meter with clear line of sight.

  • Technology: Bluetooth 4.1, compatible with all A2DP stereo Bluetooth devices with NFC – NFC
  • Distance: Transmits up to 20 meters (66 feet) away, within direct line of sight – BETTER DISTANCE
  • Audio Output: Connects to any stereo supporting 3.5mm or RCA jacks, 3.5mm to 3.5mm cable, 3.5mm to RCA cable, USB cable included.
  • Power Source: power adapter included

HomeSpot NFC-enabled Bluetooth Audio Receiver

The features on the HomeSpot Bluetooth Audio Receiver is on par with TP-LINK’s HA100 including the 20 meter transmission distance and tap to connect via NFC.

  • Technology:Bluetooth 4.0 supports auto-reconnect function; (connects automatically to the last paired device during power up); with NFC for tap and pair and tap and connect support. – NFC
  • Distance: Transmit up to 20m – line of sight – BETTER DISTANCE
  • Audio Output: 3.5mm headphone socket, Aux-to-RCA audio cable, 3.5mm – 3.5mm Aux-out audio cable
  • Power Source: USB charging cable with power adapter included


Here is our line-up.