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anyone got a portable speaker setup for the ipod/phon

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Icey101, Dec 1, 2012.

  1. my kids are after a small set of speakers for their ipod touch, anyone got a small setup you plug in around the house?
  2. hgiles


    Nov 8, 2012
    I just use an old set of computer speakers...works for me and it puts to use something I wasnt using anyway. Easy, peasy.
  3. Indiana Mike

    Indiana Mike

    Nov 18, 2005
    A dock is a great way to go ....

    And are like $20 on up ....i would go to a store where I could listen if possible ....theres some low priced gems and some real crap as well
  4. steve_rolfeca

    steve_rolfeca Supporting Member

    If sound quality is important, no cheap dock is going to touch a low end Logitech sub/satellite computer speaker system, at least until you get up over $100...

    Of course, the dock is going to be tidier-looking, and more portable.
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  6. Radio Shack's *Auvio* is pure crap. Useless
  7. sloasdaylight

    sloasdaylight Banned

    Feb 4, 2009
    Tampa, Florida, US
  8. MatticusMania

    MatticusMania LANA! HE REMEMBERS ME!

    Sep 10, 2008
    Pomona, SoCal
    A friend had something like this, that I found at Brookstone for ~$20. Worked really well. I may be getting one for Xmas, myself.

  9. A bi more expensive, but the only one i heard that really impressed me was this one:


    It was the smaller of the two and it honestly pumped out enough volume and low end to fill a room, while sounding pretty balanced and being very small and easy to carry around.

    Only reason i didn't buy one is that none of my music devices have bluetooth!
  10. MX21


    Sep 28, 2007
    Grass Valley, CA
    Old PC speakers from garage sales or thrift stores. I've got 3 sets. 2 are AC powered for the desk and the bedroom. One will run off batteries for portability. Total investment: $2.

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