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Cool find...thought I'd post it here.

Postby b.bodemer » Wed May 30, 2007 10:17 am

Have limited room in my cabin. My dvd player fits nicely as planned. Sound quality is ok out of one of these small players but I found $20 portable speakers made by Philips and sold at Target.

Tried it out this morning and a 100% improvement on the sound quality!
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Ocoee patiently waiting as I tool around in the cabin with the speakers.
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Speakers fit nicely together for storage and transport. Takes 3 AAA batteries and has an on/off switch in the base of the unit. Simply plugs into the earphone jack of a dvd player, laptop or mp3 player.
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Postby Mary K » Wed May 30, 2007 11:11 am

Good Idea :thumbsup: Looks like a big Egg! :lol:

Ocoee wasn't in the TD with ya watching a movie? ;)

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Postby b.bodemer » Wed May 30, 2007 12:04 pm

Ocoee opted for the cool concrete in the shade. She's always close by though when I'm tinkering in the garage.
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Re: Cool find...thought I'd post it here.

Postby Joanne » Wed May 30, 2007 11:24 pm

b.bodemer wrote:Have limited room in my cabin. My dvd player fits nicely as planned. Sound quality is ok out of one of these small players but I found $20 portable speakers made by Philips and sold at Target.

Tried it out this morning and a 100% improvement on the sound quality!


Speakers fit nicely together for storage and transport. Takes 3 AAA batteries and has an on/off switch in the base of the unit. Simply plugs into the earphone jack of a dvd player, laptop or mp3 player.

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Hi Barb,

Great find. The sound in the portable DVD players is generally pretty poor. Since the sepakers are amplified you can play music from a CD player too.

My radio has a jack in the front that I can plug my MP3 player/ XM radio / or my friend's DVD player. I was amazed how good her movies sounded.

I'm looking forward to getting away by myself with a good book and some music. Maybe I'll even break open a bottle of wine. I don't drink often, it would be nice to relax with a glass of wine under the pine trees.

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Postby b.bodemer » Fri Jun 01, 2007 10:11 am

Joanne,
One of my friends gave me this........................
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They have a line of wines to offer campers.
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Hope you get out soon with that good book, some music, and some wine.
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Postby Joanne » Fri Jun 01, 2007 11:00 am

Barb,

That's just too cute. If you aren't a happy camper before you open the bottle, you will be afterwards. :lol:

Thanks for the kind thoughts!

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Re: Cool find...thought I'd post it here.

Postby Dean in Eureka, CA » Fri Jun 01, 2007 12:31 pm

Joanne wrote:...it would be nice to relax with a glass of wine under the pine trees.

Redwoods work much better. ;)
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Postby CAJUN LADY » Wed Aug 15, 2007 9:32 am

Barb:
I too bought a pair of those and the sound is fantastic for such a small pair of speakers - but - I don't know if I am doing something wrong but I can't lower them. When I plugged them into my Portable DVD player (7"), the sound was at full blast and it would not lower. I will try them tonight and this time lower the volume before I plug them into the DVD. I can adjust the volume on the DVD without the speakers plugged in but not with them. Have you had a problem with that?

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Postby LittleJ » Wed Aug 15, 2007 10:01 am

Sounds like you are using 'line out' instead of the headphone out. Look for the headphone emblem. It looks like a horseshoe with knob on the ends. :) :thinking:
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Postby CAJUN LADY » Wed Aug 15, 2007 10:08 am

Ahhhha! LittleJ, I believe you are right. I did not plug them into the headphone outlet - I think it was the Audio in or something like that. I can't wait to try them out tonight! Thanks for the info.

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Re: Cool find...thought I'd post it here.

Postby Steve Frederick » Wed Aug 15, 2007 10:17 am

b.bodemer wrote:Have limited room in my cabin. My dvd player fits nicely as planned. Sound quality is ok out of one of these small players but I found $20 portable speakers made by Philips and sold at Target.

Tried it out this morning and a 100% improvement on the sound quality!
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Ocoee patiently waiting as I tool around in the cabin with the speakers.
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Speakers fit nicely together for storage and transport. Takes 3 AAA batteries and has an on/off switch in the base of the unit. Simply plugs into the earphone jack of a dvd player, laptop or mp3 player.
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Will it make my ears buzz if turned up enough??:lol: :lol:
I know it's not surround sound, but is it a good sound, or "tinny"?
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Postby CAJUN LADY » Wed Aug 15, 2007 10:28 am

Steve:

I found they had a suprisingly good sound quality (even at full blast). They are worth the $20. and very compact and lightweight. They fit in my DVD player case without a problem.

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Postby b.bodemer » Wed Aug 15, 2007 10:30 am

Steve,

It is a good sound, not tinny at all...so much better than the dvd speakers.

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