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Awesome little speaker

Discussion in 'iPad Accessories for iPAD 1, 2 and 3' started by Matth3w, May 26, 2010.

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    For those of you with iPods, iPhones, iPads or anything similar that are looking for a portable speaker to take with you so when you are in a hotel with the AC blazing or something, you can hear it louder than the external speaker...look no further!

    My wife and I were on a trip where we were in the hotel and wanted to watch a TV show on the iPad. The external speaker is pretty decent on the iDevices unless other stuff is going on, in which case, it's hard to hear ****.

    So I wanted to find a small, portable, inexpensive speaker to take with me on trips just in case this happens and I found a great one!

    It's called the x-mini, it recharges via USB cable (so no switching AA batteries etc), is small, and sounds pretty damn good for a small, inexpensive speaker. It works collapsed but you can also twist it and it sort of pops open like an accordion which makes it sound better.

    Here's some crappy quality pics:

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    Here's where you can find it for 30 bucks:

    [ame="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001UEBN42/"]Amazon.com link[/ame]
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    Great find! Thanks for sharing! :)
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    Glad to help!
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    Good find! What kind of battery life does it get?
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    The X-Mini is famous in Singapore (the company develop it is SG based) i have an other set from them they are just perfect ….
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    Not quite sure yet, I haven't had the chance to really truly use it yet.
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    Thanks for the find - just ordered one!
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    Wow! That is one neat lil' bugger. Looking at the Amazon link, I found out they should last 11 hours - perfect for the iPad :D Also, you can "chain" them.

    From Amazon:

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    • Small Compact Design, Maximum Sound
    • 11 hour Battery Life
    • Volume Control
    • Connect Many Together For Maximum Sound
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    Oh btw, I have those exact Logitech desktop speakers on your desk :)
    Last edited: May 26, 2010
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    Glad to be a help!
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    Cheers - ordered from Amazon UK £13.50..
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    Wow, that's cool that you can chain them together!
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    Hehehe......iPad surround sound :D
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    Update

    Ok, mine arrived this morning and I think it has to be a must buy. You dont realise how 'light' the built in speakers are until you try this baby.
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    Damn I should have gotten a commission.
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    CyberGuys also has a nice little speaker(I bought one) $12.19, its called a orbit speaker,24 hours of battery life,re-charge with USB or charger.

    Al
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    Are you talking about the Altec Lansing one?
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    No its called the Orbit.
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    Lots of speakers called Orbit, many of them by Altec Lansing (take a look on Amazon); I'd be really grateful if you could post a link to the one you bought, many thanks.

    Pete
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    There is something in a similar vein, a series of models from iHome. Some are sold at Walmart's for around 20$.
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    Go to cyberguys.com the item number is 190-0276

    super Mini Sound Box.
    has a USB charging cable and a built in plug for your Ipod phone number is 1-800-892-1010

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