Karaoke is the best thing to have fun with close ones, is nowadays a popular thing in almost every pub, bar and even in homes. A karaoke machine allows you to sing without a soundtrack since it projects lyrics of the song on the television screen. Karaoke is not just for entertainment in parties, singing or get together, this could be a perfect gift for a person who loves to sing.
Karaoke machines can range from basic to highly expensive models depending on their features and portability. While setting a budget for a karaoke machine, it is important to keep features and functionalities as major factors. Expensive ones are best and the low-budget karaoke is of no use, this criterion not always works. You should know how to connect the karaoke machine as a beginner because most of the people get confused in this.
There are different options available in the market and given below are differences between every karaoke machines to make your purchase easier.
1. Microphone Karaoke Machines
Microphone karaoke machines are microphones that have pre-selected songs already programmed in the microphone. You can easily connect your microphone to the television or stereo and lyrics will be projected on the screen. Some karaoke machines come with in-built monitors to show songs lyrics on the microphone itself.
Microphone karaoke machines are not just portable and easy to connect with different stereos, some of them are also battery operated. Usually, hundreds of songs are already included in the microphone but you can also purchase cartridges with additional songs.
2. Pocket Karaoke Machines
These small handheld karaoke machines can hold thousands of MP3 and AVI video tracks. The device also has LCD screen so that you can scroll through different song choices and you can recommend this to your kids. Once you select the song, the karaoke can be connected to the television using AV connectors, and the lyrics will be shown on the screen.
Pocket karaoke machines are also portable and even compatible with many types of television sets. You have a feature of adjusting volume and echo levels, for this, you should have a digital voice recorder or a digital mixer as an additional accessory.
3. CD Karaoke Machines
A CD karaoke machine is quite similar to a CD player and plays songs from the machine. You just need to connect the karaoke with the television and lyrics will be projected on the screen. These karaoke machines come with karaoke formatted CD-G discs which contain thousands of songs per disc. If you have some other music preferences, there are some additional discs also available for purchase. Another feature that can produce higher sound quality, you can add amplifiers to the machine.
4. All-in-One Karaoke Machines
This versatile karaoke machine comes with all the necessary components. It has a CD player, microphone, MP3 and speakers. Now you just have to connect the karaoke with the television and lyrics are projected on the screen. All-in-one karaoke machines come with music cartridges with thousands of songs and also you can purchase additional cartridges according to your songs fondness.
The only downside of the karaoke machine is they are less portable than other karaoke machines, but they can be of real fun when it comes to karaoke night.