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AMP3 Speakers Buyer’s Guide

Sometimes you just need to crank the volume up so, AMP3 have put together this handy buyer’s guide for our range of speakers.

If you’re after a new set of desktop bookshelf, Bluetooth, or even multi-room wireless speakers, AMP3 have you covered.

 

Audioengine 2+ Premium Powered Desktop Speakers

Audioengine A2+ Speakers - £195

Audioengine A2+ Speakers – £195

About a 1/3 of the size of their big brother (the A5+), the Audioengine A2+ are your answer to poor quality, affordable desktop speakers. These powered Multimedia speakers are the perfect size for your desktop and will give a marked improvement on basic computer speakers.

 

With built-in amplifiers, newly designed Kevlar woofers and the same custom tweeters used in the A5+, the A2+ speakers are perfect for all types of music, movies and videogames. Also, the A2+ has a built in DAC allowing you to get much-improved sound quality through a USB connection with your computer.

 

What makes the A2+ Speakers great?

Simple ‘plug in & play’ connections

Built-in power amplifiers and USB DAC functionality

Perfect for all types of music

 

What’s not so good?

Better suited for use in smaller rooms

 

You can see the A2+ Speakers here:

Audioengine 2+ (A2+) Premium Powered Desktop Speakers

 

SoundScience QSB – 30W USB Desktop Speakers with NXT DyadUSB Technology

Soundscience QSB USB Speakers - £19.99

Soundscience QSB USB Speakers – £19.99

These desktop computer speakers from SoundScience plug straight into the USB slot on your computer to give you instant volume. Capable of delivering a much greater sound than similar small desktop speakers, the QSB speakers have been praised by many for their astonishing output.

 

Being powered solely through a USB connection the QSBs are portable and even come with a handy hard case for when not in use. What’s more, the experts over at What HiFi? gave them an impressive 5/5!

 

What makes the QSB – 30W USB Desktop Speakers Great?

Stylish and sturdily built

Impressive sound quality and volume given their size

Portability

 

What’s not so great?

Quite heavy, though remain portable

Perhaps not bassy enough for some

 

See the QSB – 30W USB Desktop Speakers here:

QSB – 30W USB Desktop Speakers

 

Sony SRS-X7 Portable Wireless Speaker

Sony SRS-X7 Wireless/Bluetooth Speaker - £259

Sony SRS-X7 Wireless/Bluetooth Speaker – £259

The SRS-X7 Wireless Speaker is one of Sony’s newest speakers, and comes packed with plenty of features. This 32W wireless speaker offers Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity and support for Apple Airplay and DLNA streaming.

 

With 6 hours of battery life when using Bluetooth the SRS-X7 is a great portable speaker that offers fantastic sound quality. Download the handy Songpal app free of charge to easily control your music and tweak settings. The Speaker even features Sony’s Clearaudio + technology, automatically choosing the best sound settings for each song for lazier listeners.

 

What makes the Sony SRS-X7 great?

Excellent connectivity options (Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, Airplay, DLNA)

32W of clear and robust sound

Sleek minimalist design

 

What’s not so great?

Battery could be longer

 

See the Sony SRS-X7 here:

Sony SRS-X7 Portable Wireless Speaker

 

Sony MHC-V7D High-Power Home Audio System with Bluetooth

Sony MHC-V7D High-Power Home Audio System - £479

Sony MHC-V7D High-Power Home Audio System – £479

 

If you’re looking for a speaker system to cater to all your needs, look no further than the feature –packed Sony MHC-V7D Home Audio System. The MHC-V7D offers a window-shattering 1550W level sound pressure – perfect for ticking off your neighbours.

 

The MHC-V7D Home Sound System supports both Bluetooth and even has a CD player – retro! As if this wasn’t enough, Sony have added LED lighting effects that sync with your music, ‘party-chain’ support to add other speakers, Karaoke modes – even DJ effects – to truly get your party going.

What makes the Sony MHC-V7DHome Audio System Great?

Absolutely huge sound, perfect for parties

Karaoke & DJ effects; Built-in Light Show syncs with your music

Bluetooth, NFC and CD player built in

What’s not so great?

Quite chunky

May make you unpopular with your neighbours

See the Sony MHC-V7D High-Power Home Audio System with Bluetooth here-

Sony MHC-V7D Home Audio System

 

SONOS PLAY: 1 Mini But Mighty Wireless HiFi System Speaker

SONOS PLAY:1 Wireless Multi-room Speaker - £169

SONOS PLAY:1 Wireless Multi-room Speaker – £169

The PLAY: 1 is perfect for introducing wireless music to your home. The PLAY: 1 connects to your wireless network and can be controlled through the dedicated Sonos app – from anywhere in your house. Small and simple to set up, the PLAY: 1 is surprisingly loud and delivers tremendous sound quality.

 

You can add more SONOS speakers to get your favourite tunes played wirelessly in multiple rooms, or even have a different song for each room!

 

What Makes the Sonos PLAY: 1 Great?

Great sound quality

Play all your music wirelessly

Control each speaker separately or together from the app

 

What’s not so great?

No inputs for other devices

 

See the SONOS PLAY: 1 here –

SONOS PLAY: 1 Mini But Mighty Wireless HiFi System Speaker

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Qb-mito explained! SoundScience talk us through the explosive speaker in podcast

SoundScience Qb-Mito 25W Wireless Bluetooth Portable Speaker

 

~ £59 ~

 

Debuted at Gadget Show Live, the Qb-mito made an explosive entrance into the portable speaker market. The wireless speaker blasted 25W of pristine sound making a big splash with press, trade and consumer visitors to the show.

 

Frequency Cast – the technology online radio show – interviewed SoundScience pioneer, David Archer, who explained the merits of the wireless Qb-mito. The interview can be heard here.

 

From the makers of the QSB desktop speakers, the Qb-mito advances on the portability factor of its predecessor and moves into the realm of Bluetooth. Using a simple connection to your Bluetooth enabled phone, mp3 player, laptop, tablet, etc. the Qb-mito will play pristine audio using 360 degree sound dispersion for room-filling sound.

From a single charge the Qb-mito will blast up to 30 hours of sound with deep bass and crystal clear highs. Take it on holiday, to the park or have it on your desk and not worry about needing to charge it after every use.

 

The technology and features of the Qb-mito are further explained on the product page. Read more about the sophisticated workings of the Qb-mito from the masters of sound engineering, SoundScience, or here it straight from SoundScience themselves in this podcast here.

The Qb-mito is available for pre-order today for an incredible price of only £59.

 

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Android Magazine has reviewed the X mini KAI and rated it an impressive 4/5 stars!

KAIX mini KAI

 

£69


When streaming, sounds are crisp and clear and there’s plenty of bass to boot – particularly surprising considering the size of the speaker.’ see full review from Android Magazine here.

 

RATED: 4/5


The X mini KAI is one of the most sophisticated portable speakers out there. It seamlessly connects to your Bluetooth enabled device and plays out clean sound. Battery life is impressive with 8 hours of continuous playback from one charge.

 

Use it to listen to music or radio through your phone wherever, pop it in a bag or pocket and then use it for a conference call with the built in mic in the office. The functions of the X mini KAI are endless. For an in depth Amp3 staff review click here.

 

Currently out of stock, you can pre order your KAI for £69 by clicking the image below.

 

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