KEF EGG Wireless Digital Music System – – Worse, the cable that connects the two speakers in

Great sound, great build – sadly impossible to use as a reliable set of pc speakers. Great sound and good quality build, however impossible to use as reliable pc speakers because they seem to be more concerned about preserving power than actually functioning as speakers. The systems keeps going into standby mode after 10-15 minutes of silence. That’s right, not maybe like you might expect when you lock the computer or switch it off, or perhaps after a few hours, no, after literally just a few minutes.You then have to manually switch them on again with the remote or by pressing the power button on the right speaker. No way to configure this differently in windows power settings to disable this function. Why anybody thought that was a good idea for a pc speaker system, especially hard coding this extremely short time it takes to switch off, is beyond me. Bottom line: if you rely on sound being readily available, from your pc, such as for audible alerts or whatever else, and you don’t constantly play a sound – which let’s face it nobody does – these will let you down.

These kef speakers sounds great if you compare them with a pair of cheap low end 2. 0 desktop setup, but not at all against their competition at this price point. Yes, the soundstage is very good, with nice mids and the treble offering very crisp detail (but a bit too bright and overemphasized sometimes though. )but the bass is very dissapointing even for this woofer size. It lacks presence, definition and even control, showing an ugly overboost at 140hzi had the opportunity to compare this speakers vs audioengine2, b&w mm-1 and ik iloud micro monitori think the b&w mm-1 are the best with a more controled, detailed and balanced sound. The audioengine2 are cheaper and maybe offers the better value for the price. The ik has a decent overall sound featuring the best bass performance by far, goes very loud and are the best suited for use with games or movies without adding a subwoofer. Definitely, this product offers interesting connectivity options (bluethooth, optical, usb. ) but regarding to audio quality, there are better options for the price.

Great sound, great build – sadly impossible to use as a reliable set of pc speakers. Great sound and good quality build, however impossible to use as reliable pc speakers because they seem to be more concerned about preserving power than actually functioning as speakers. The systems keeps going into standby mode after 10-15 minutes of silence. That’s right, not maybe like you might expect when you lock the computer or switch it off, or perhaps after a few hours, no, after literally just a few minutes.You then have to manually switch them on again with the remote or by pressing the power button on the right speaker. No way to configure this differently in windows power settings to disable this function. Why anybody thought that was a good idea for a pc speaker system, especially hard coding this extremely short time it takes to switch off, is beyond me. Bottom line: if you rely on sound being readily available, from your pc, such as for audible alerts or whatever else, and you don’t constantly play a sound – which let’s face it nobody does – these will let you down. Here are the specifications for the KEF EGG Wireless Digital Music System –:

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  • Wireless, high resolution sound
  • One system for every use
  • Designed and engineered to precision with KEF
  • Stream tracks wirelessly via Bluetooth
  • Listen to your music the way it’s meant to be heard

Annoyingly they turn off after only a. Annoyingly they turn off after only a few minutes which can be a little frustrating but otherwise perfect for my home office.

Having read the reviews of this product i took a chance and ordered despite having not heard them myself elsewhere. I could not be happier with them. The sound is clear and has actually allowed me to hear extra detail on a number of tracks i have owned for many years. Clear and concise without distortion and a nice level of bass, these are certainly enough for use in a living room as sole speakers without a woofer. Size wise they fit neatly on top of a narrow bookcase without being overbearing, and in fact add a nice retro vibe to the room if they are relatively prominent. Minor niggles to be aware of:running them from bluetooth the quality is dependent on your device being within range, as taking them too far can cause some breakup as the signal varies. The volume control on the remote control appears to be very subtle and in small increments, however those on the base unit work very well. I’d suggest setting the volume on the speaker and the device to the highest setting and then adjusting it from your device.

Reviews from purchasers :

  • Cool and Concise
  • Expensive but worth it
  • Good speakers. Annoyingly they turn off after only a

I had the ruark desktop speakers which won 2014 whathifi awards and i am so glad that i upgraded to these. The difference in quality is clear. They won 2015 what hifi awards for a good reason. Love them and i am extremely particular about the quality of tech i buy.

Having read the reviews of this product i took a chance and ordered despite having not heard them myself elsewhere. I could not be happier with them. The sound is clear and has actually allowed me to hear extra detail on a number of tracks i have owned for many years. Clear and concise without distortion and a nice level of bass, these are certainly enough for use in a living room as sole speakers without a woofer. Size wise they fit neatly on top of a narrow bookcase without being overbearing, and in fact add a nice retro vibe to the room if they are relatively prominent. Minor niggles to be aware of:running them from bluetooth the quality is dependent on your device being within range, as taking them too far can cause some breakup as the signal varies. The volume control on the remote control appears to be very subtle and in small increments, however those on the base unit work very well. I’d suggest setting the volume on the speaker and the device to the highest setting and then adjusting it from your device.

Built-in software is a disaster. . The sound of the speakers is great, but they are useless to me. After getting home from the retailer and plugging them into my desktop, i found that they turn themselves off after a short period of no sound signal. I use my desktop for meditation sessions of half an hour and use a little script for that – there’s the sound of a bell as the start signal and after 30 minutes there’s supposed to be forest sounds to mark the end of the session. The egg turns itself off after 15 minutes thoughmy desktop is also my alarm clock to get up in the morning with a music playlist i want at that time – also not possible because of this. I wish the seller in the shop had told me about this ‘feature’, because i would not have bought themif keg would provide a way to bypass the software that turns off the speakers it would be acceptable, but since they don’t, i will have to bring ’em back to the shop. Exe file that made the bypass, so adding two stars to my review now, form 2 to 4 in total :-).

[1 year of use great desktop speakers. These are great desktop speakers, to me they have a very different sound signature than anything else i have listened to. They really put you front and centre of the music making listening to live recordings feel very intimate. These are great for using as desktop speakers with one caveat – you get the automatic sleep disabled by kef (see end of the review). The sound is clear with good separation and they don’t seem to be too fussy about the source either which is good for streaming services and lossy formats. Overall it’s a very rich sound, other reviews point to a lack of bass but honestly, i don’t hear that at all, they won’t make your teeth rattle with bass, but they are accurate and sound like a much bigger speaker than they actually are. I mainly use them for listening to music, watching movies and playing computer games. I have them connected to a macbook pro via usb and a ps4 via optical, sometimes switching the usb over to the pc if i’m playing on a game. Bluetooth works well too for connectivity to mobile devices. The 1 start removed was because these speakers turn themselves off after about 15 mins with no activity, so i would pause the music while i took a phone call or something, then have to turn the speakers back on and reselect the audio device on the computer. ]

Sounds great i guess with high-resolution audio/music files and games seem. For windows 10 desktop use:in order to stop the speakers from going in to auto sleep mode. Contact kef directly and they’ll supply drivers that enable/disable this feature. Sounds great i guess with high-resolution audio/music files and games seem a bit better as they have an integrated dac/amp for 24bit/96khz. [old reviewtwo stars because they power off (well the usb stops) in such a short time that if you are using them while browsing, watch a video, read several comments and then decide to watch another video they have already switched off. You then either have to switch them on with the remote or button. So for pc they are annoying to use. ]

Great design and most importantly a great sound.

So i was expecting the kef’s not be to able to match them set up is easy as pie. I didn’t buy these from amazon, preferring to buy them in person at my local independent hi if store. I bought them primarily as a second listening source and tv connection in my downstairs sitting room when i can’t use the main hi to in the lounge. The set up in the lounge cost around £1000 about 10 years ago, so i was expecting the kef’s not be to able to match themset up is easy as pie, unbox, connect power and wires, search for kef egg on bluetooth, select and go. What i wasn’t expecting was a breathtaking sound that beats a £1000 set up. They don’t go down that low bass wise so for films you may need to get a subwoofer, and plug in, but for music the bass is reasonable but incredibly punchy and tight. The main delight is the transparency and clarity of the mid and upper end. It’s very bright without being brash or trebly, and provides an insight to the music i have yet to hear on anything i’ve owned. Playing something well recorded and they provide a sumptuous sound stage that is hard to describe without underselling these speakers. Even stodgy 80’s recordings sound vibrant and alive.

Sound quality meets connectivity meets design finally someone did it. I usually don’t do many reviews but this time i have to pay respect to those beauties. I read 5 stars rating everywhere (but those guys are always sponsored), i knew kef quality so i thought i would give it a go…boom: finally someone has cracked the next generation hifi. Forget sono etc… that was the first thing i thought when i first listen to the egg.It simply ticks all the boxes:- sound quality: i make my own music and my standard is studio speakers (£2000 set). Beautiful: detailed highs and punchy mids. For me it’s the active technology: you get handpicked digital to analog converter linked to 2*25w amps almost directly connected to the speakers. That means limited filtering which makes quality lose, no trying to match electronics at home (kef engineers have done it for me and i believe they are way more qualified than me), no search for cables, no 5 different power cables and associated spaghetti etc…- integration: this tweeter and coaxial setup is magic. You have negligible loss of details while you move in the room. All my speaker have been directional. That means if you don’t seat in the sweet spot you’re losing details (usually high frequency). – connectivity: optical in (most tv, players have this as standards). Usb for pc (or raspberry pi if you feel dyi). Auxiliary cable in for the wired… you can switch at a touch of the remote. Here’s 2016- beautiful design: first time my wife is happy with the design of any speaker i ever had. Usually a pain to make her accept the presence of my massive speaker in the family room. I even get compliments from visitors all the time. I recommend the white version which blends in with white walls and has a nice matt finish (no finger prints). The speaker grille and speakers in general are sturdy enough that my toddler is no danger to them and vice versa. – size: preamp, 50w, quality dac 11. 5cm woofers, all hidden in a designer 27*13cm speakers…impressivea few years ago to get the same quality you would have needed high market player/preamp/amp/cables (£1500 minimum for quality). So sure they cost a bit but for the quality you get and the equivalent traditional equipment needed, it’s a bargainthey are three things i would improve: 1)auto detection of source 2)longer inter speaker cable 3) wifi streaming over bluetooth as those speaker deserve better quality (anyway a £30 pound chromecast audio plugged by the kef optical cable will solve this while having the google streamlined ease of use).

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Behringer B2030A Truth 2 Way Reference Studio Monitor – Single Speaker – Love these monitors didn’t realise just how much you don’t

These are studio monitors so, as the above review says, they are going to sound pretty lame if you’re trying to play to a crowd of thousands in a sweaty, packed warehouse. However, for studio recording (or i guess sat in your front room, bedroom) they are simply superb. Very flat response across the board no matter what the volume, ideal for studio work and if you are using it for tv, hifi etc at home, you will probably need to buy a bigger tv and stereo to do these bad boys justice. Current equipment:radium and oxygen 61 controller keyboardsjv1080mc303md4sub802mpc1000logic studio and, of course, 2x b2031a’s.

Love these monitors didn’t realise just how much you don’t. Love these monitors didn’t realise just how much you don’t hear through so called normal speakers but beware your about to spend a fortune upgrading everything else to justify the sound they produce 🎶🎼😃😃😃😃.

These are my first proper monitor speakers. I couldn’t be happier with them, i think they are really great. The sound quality is tremendous and they can reproduce very low frequencies. I found them to sound better after turning down the tweeters one notch. Before i got these, i tried m-audio bx8 d2s but i didn’t like them at all. I sent them back and got the behringers instead. Watch out though because amazon just sent me one monitor at first. Then i contacted customer services and they sent me the other one. Here are the specifications for the Behringer B2030A Truth 2 Way Reference Studio Monitor – Single Speaker:

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  • Ultra-linear frequency response from 50 hz to 21 khz with individual frequency diagrams
  • Built-in 75- and 35-watt power amps with enormous power reserve
  • Ultra high-resolution ferrofluid-cooled tweeter
  • Long-throw 6 ¾” woofer with special polypropylene diaphragm and deformation-resistant aluminum die-cast chassis
  • Active crossover network with 4th order linkwitz-riley filters

They work perfect and sound great in all areas i have even. They work perfect and sound great in all areas i have even used them for a party which was in a huge garden and you could hear the party before you arrived.

I’m very happy with these speakers. They are sturdy, well constructed and sound great. I do not use them on a regular basis so cannot comment on the lifespan of the product, but so far i’ve had no problems. The only reason they lose one star (and this may be a bit harsh because it is common to a lot of speakers) is the lack of protection for the cones. The speakers for my cheap hitachi stereo have an easily removable front panel covering the cones, and something like this would’ve been ideal because they do look rather vulnerable. But even so, i would still recommend these.

Reviews from purchasers :

  • Monster home studio monitors!
  • Behringer TRUTH B2031A review
  • WARNING – GREAT PRODUCT BUT THEY ONLY SEND ONE!

Monster home studio monitors. Monster home studio monitors, reassuringly heavy and a very flat response. You hear what you put in them, without filtering of frequency changes. The sound fills my studio with no distortion or fixed point of emittence.

Warning – great product but they only send one. As other commenters have said, they send one instead of 2. Having read the warnings i thought i would trust amazon customer service as they have always been great, and i was right to, but only just. It took a weekend of wrangling on the phone for them to send the other one. Don’t get me wrong, the customer service representative was excellent, but she was put in a very difficuly situation as their database was clearly wrong somewhere. I was told that it was being taken off for review, lets hope they have sorted it out now. As for the speakers they are fantastic, great flat response and very good studio monitors if that is what you are after. No volume controls but there are numerous easy ways around it in windows, such as volume 2 program, if you are computer based. I would probably still recommend even with delivery problems as they come direct from amazon (well they did when i bought them) and are therefore covered by their fantastic returns policy.

They work perfect and sound great in all areas i have even. They work perfect and sound great in all areas i have even used them for a party which was in a huge garden and you could hear the party before you arrived.

Love these monitors didn’t realise just how much you don’t. Love these monitors didn’t realise just how much you don’t hear through so called normal speakers but beware your about to spend a fortune upgrading everything else to justify the sound they produce 🎶🎼😃😃😃😃.

I’m very happy with these speakers. They are sturdy, well constructed and sound great. I do not use them on a regular basis so cannot comment on the lifespan of the product, but so far i’ve had no problems. The only reason they lose one star (and this may be a bit harsh because it is common to a lot of speakers) is the lack of protection for the cones. The speakers for my cheap hitachi stereo have an easily removable front panel covering the cones, and something like this would’ve been ideal because they do look rather vulnerable. But even so, i would still recommend these.

Monster home studio monitors. Monster home studio monitors, reassuringly heavy and a very flat response. You hear what you put in them, without filtering of frequency changes. The sound fills my studio with no distortion or fixed point of emittence.

These are studio monitors so, as the above review says, they are going to sound pretty lame if you’re trying to play to a crowd of thousands in a sweaty, packed warehouse. However, for studio recording (or i guess sat in your front room, bedroom) they are simply superb. Very flat response across the board no matter what the volume, ideal for studio work and if you are using it for tv, hifi etc at home, you will probably need to buy a bigger tv and stereo to do these bad boys justice. Current equipment:radium and oxygen 61 controller keyboardsjv1080mc303md4sub802mpc1000logic studio and, of course, 2x b2031a’s.

Behringer truth b2031a review. For the money, thes are truely great speakers. Just lifting the box they come in takes two men. Their performance is wonderful if used in a ‘bedroom studio’ for want of a better phrase. They won’t fill the largest of rooms, with the greatest bass, but in the right setting they are clear, articulate, fast and have great weight to the sound. In my hi-fi i have b&w nautilus 804 speakers, so i know what to judge them by. The b&w’s are much better, but using them as a reference for the truths i can hear their qualities. £280 is a bargain compaired to some of the others out there.

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Sonos PLAY:3 Smart Wireless Speaker – A fantastic addiction

As with all sonos goods the perform three is outstanding. Wonderful build quality, amazing seem, truly loud.

Superior speaker, excellent as a stereo pair. We wanted seem in our massive kitchen/breakfast place (7 m * 6 m) as well as in an additional home. I ordered a play5 to test in the kitchen and it labored wonderful (audio replica about as excellent as the bose sounddock i wished to swap). So i acquired two play3s and established them up as a stereo pair in the big kitchen area. The twinned pair of play3s set up provides greater audio replica in the greater home than the solitary play5 (which is in itself exceptional in the smaller area).

Not entirely wireless but wonderful sound. Appears wonderful but i acquired caught out by the wireless assertion, i believed when purchasing that this is one particular of the sonos’s that would cost off the mains and run without the need of a cable (wireless) so you should will not make the exact same slip-up. Aside from that i am very pleased.Here are the specifications for the Sonos PLAY:3 Smart Wireless Speaker:

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  • Immersive HiFi sound designed for room-filling power
  • Versatile ideal to put anywhere, horizontal or vertical
  • Control wirelessly, easy to set up music player.Streams over wi-fi, not Bluetooth, so the music never stops – even if you get a phone call.
  • 2 year warranty included
  • Contents: Sonos PLAY:3, power cord, flat Ethernet cable, Sonos QuickStart Guide and warranty information

Sonos engage in 3: a ‘smart’ way to bash. Trendy and very fantastic, acoustically outstanding from a modest device, synced with ‘spotify’ and every thing you want for an evenings audio.

Good seem pretty pleased with them (two) necessary the subwoofer to give that further dimension.

Reviews from purchasers :

  • Simply brilliant. So glad I went for Sonos and not
  • First Sonos product and well impressed
  • Really bloody great.

Since setting it up in my living room with a laptop and spotify we haven’t touched the hi fi or any cd’s. Sonos app on the smartphone is good specially when connected to the spotify account. Not as deep sound as good traditional hi fi, but for the money and convenience its superb. Loud enough for a house party too.

First sonos item and perfectly impressed. Just acquired my 1st sonos participant. There is an supply on atm offering a free bridge when you get a participate in 3 (finishes close of november 2011) so i bought each for £257 with absolutely free shipping. Requested from amazon on friday and shipped yesterday, mondaygot a d-hyperlink share centre pulse two-bay box and 1tb samsung travel at similar time which i have established up as a nas. Every thing up and doing the job without the need of any fuss and very well pleased with the outcome – this tiny splendor seriously rocks and has now replaced an outdated philips cd/radio in the kitchen. Spouse listening to radio two on it as i write. Also impressed with the computer home windows controller app – so quick peasy intuative. So if any individual is dithering about getting one of these, take the plunge whilst the offer lasts. The sound high quality is outstanding for these types of a smaller but compact unit.

For a long time i have been ready for a very versatile songs technique and sonos fills the want completely. Most of the reviews are favourable, but some of the negative evaluate are not really worth the web-site they are posted on. As a rule, i usually seem for unfavorable reviews, to get to the base of what could go erroneous. I have to say some people uncover it hard to differentiate concerning faults in the system as versus supporting units. Not in a position to support far more than 65000 tunes files’ – severely what a remark?)i unpacked sonos bridge, connected it to my router and founded relationship inside a minute, then unpacking sonos 3, linked it the bridge and was ready to rock and roll in just five – six minutes. The audio is very seriously stable and complete. I’m now hunting to develop the technique even more.

Perfect for your music needs. After researching a lot about the probably wireless systems to buy, i settled on sonos. The ease of use is the primary point. Coupled with great sound this makes it a perfect buy. If you have the bridge set up, then all that the sonos needs is power and it will play any music from your ios or android phone or tab, wherever you want it within the house. Setup multiple speakers and you can play one music in one room and another music in other or the same music through all rooms. The app and setup is quite literally plug and play. Takes less than a minute to download and setup (it is literally done with the push of a button). It cannot get more simple than this. Your multiple controllers can control the music queue quite efficiently.

I enjoy sonos, effortless to established up. I adore sonos, straightforward to set up, command from a variety of units, we have a single in most rooms now – fab for parties as can connection to multi space.

As with all sonos goods the perform three is outstanding. Wonderful build quality, amazing seem, truly loud.

Bought just just before the costs went up – properly well worth the income. It has more than enough bass to retain lifestyle interesting.

Wonderful piece of gear – pair them up for superb surround sound stereo. The established up is in fact fulfilling, it is that great. I use amazon prime for streaming – huge choice of not everything but so much tunes. The finest facet of engineering which can be annoying normally but not with the good sonos system.

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Roberts Blutune200 DAB/DAB – OK. Bloody expensive.

An fantastic radio with blutooth connectivity. . Purchased as a household-warming gift for my son and his spouse. He particularly needed a radio with bluetooth connectivity and the blutune two hundred fitted the monthly bill just. Excellent sound top quality from a pretty compact box and quick to operate from an ipad, or iphone. The only criticism so considerably is the distant control which has all the buttons from west to east as opposed to the regular layout of north to south consequently you will need two fingers to run a pretty compact machine. I imagine this is roberts designers staying overly intelligent with no real advantage. Pretty fast shipping from amazon and a really competitive selling price – john lewis promote the blutune for £50 extra but they do give a 2 year assurance. If bluetooth radio is your necessity collectively with a compact footprint and superb sound excellent then i couldn’t advocate the roberts blutune two hundred additional extremely.

A wonderful wanting dab/fm/cd all in just one package, moreover a entire good deal additional. . I am so delighted with this merchandise – so effortless to use – i have it in my kitchen so i can engage in cd’s when you will find very little i want to pay attention to on the radio. It sits neatly at an angle across the corner and the day, date and time are evidently exhibited in led. It truly is not challenging and the sound top quality is very good, with base fine tuning if you want.

Very good sounding and effortless all-in-just one sound system. In addition:very good sound for dimension and rate (despite the fact that i chose white to blend in the bordering area, which was much more high-priced than black). Superior services – various modes and connectionssolid construct and fantastic looksminus:no direct accessibility to stations. Fiddly, flimsy and barely legible distant handet.Here are the specifications for the Roberts Blutune200 DAB/DAB:

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  • Bluetooth audio streaming from iPhone or smartphone
  • USB socket for iPhone or smartphone charging
  • MP3/WMA playback via CD, SD and USB
  • Record to USB or SD memory
  • Clock and multi-function alarm

I did a general take a look at following i acquired it and uncovered it is actually superior, specially its style. This is precisely what i will need and my pals like to see it. I incredibly like the new matters, quite precise and quick to use. Next time i get will not be reluctant. Easy products but really successful. Very good rate and much more than i envisioned incredibly uncomplicated to use actually strong item.

I am no professional as i normally just pay attention to audio when the mood can take me but this system is so great it goes on in the morning and is not turned off until eventually evening. The sound is exceptional and the high quality of the solution is fantastic. I simply cannot fully grasp why everyone would would like to devote extra when this is this sort of an great system.

Reviews from purchasers :

  • I’d buy it again
  • Remote easy to use after some fiddling
  • AMAZING, AMAZING, AMAZING!!!!

Let down by awful remote. Smart system permit down by really really horrible little remote manage. Who thought it a fantastic plan to have horizontal buttons, which make it tricky to use with one particular hand. Only operates if the facet of the distant is pointed at the system. Buttons are all the identical dimension and color which makes it hard to use and unattainable to use in a darkish space as you cannot tell which button is which. Do not acquire this if you want to use consistently with the distant. Also experienced some complications bluetooth pairing with a new android lollipop cell phone. Unusually it operates with an more mature android cellphone i have. Base wants turning down in the menus if you have neighbours as the sound travels through any wall.

Okay, but some useful drawbacks which detract from what would or else be an excellent item. . A excellent solution with very good sound. Two drawbacks: when in ‘sleep’ mode or ‘standby’ the lights in the exhibit are very brilliant, even at the lowest environment, indicating that it is necessary to drape a cloth more than the display to shut these out if you want a dark bedroom. The distant control is really inadequate for a amount of good reasons. To start with, the form of the distant helps make it awkward to function with just one particular hand. The layout and style and design of the buttons can make it hard to work just by feel alone. The vary of the remote is not fantastic possibly, especially if you have a fabric drapped about the display for the motive previously stated. If i could redesign this product i would have optional settings whereby the display could be established to go off completely when in ‘sleep’ or ‘standyby’ modes. I would also totally redesign the remote have an selection to established the time the alarm stays on for when established to radio, cd, and so forth. And for this to fade out at the close of the established time fairly than to minimize out instantly adjust the dab preset selection so that it is attainable to go straight to the preferred preset relatively than getting to scroll by all presets from one to the demands selection by pushing the slection change the requisite amount of instances – basically not possible with the remote regulate except if you are shut sufficient to read through the screen, which negates the reward of the distant.

Very good sounding and effortless all-in-just one sound system. In addition:very good sound for dimension and rate (despite the fact that i chose white to blend in the bordering area, which was much more high-priced than black). Superior services – various modes and connectionssolid construct and fantastic looksminus:no direct accessibility to stations. Fiddly, flimsy and barely legible distant handet.

Product arrived very immediately, was nicely packaged. The products was purchased as a christmas present and we are extremely delighted with the sound high-quality as effectively as its extra capabilities these types of as enjoying from an mp3 player, bluetooth and so forth. Sign power for dab was great even with out the aerial extended would extremely advise as its outstanding value and a terrific space saver as no additional speakers essential.

Incredible sound for it really is sizing. Substantially additional than an alarm clock. . Established up itself the moment plugged into the mains. No problems with too much bass as just go into equalizer configurations select bass and change it down to least. Device remembers this variety. I do have yet another less costly roberts blutune but the sound on this just one is far exceptional. Like the huge spherical volume control on the top rated and if you push it, the device can be turned on and off. Remote is a little bit fiddly but all controls are on leading of the device in any case.

Excellent gadget as expected. Outstanding system as anticipated. A little bit additional electricity would have made it great. Output was not apparent in any description i searched for this merchandise.

Saw this on amazon and read reviews which were good and compared it favourably with bose. I was looking at buying a bose before i saw this on amazon and read reviews which were good and compared it favourably with bose. It represents good value as it is less than half the price of the bose. It has good, room-filling sound although, for my ears, the default setting has a little too much bass (easily rectified by altering the setting to provide a touch more treble). Whilst the remote control works ok, it is flimsily made which is a shame as the build quality of the unit itself is good and the remote lets it down. Overall though, a good piece of kit.

I did a general take a look at following i acquired it and uncovered it is actually superior, specially its style. This is precisely what i will need and my pals like to see it. I incredibly like the new matters, quite precise and quick to use. Next time i get will not be reluctant. Easy products but really successful. Very good rate and much more than i envisioned incredibly uncomplicated to use actually strong item.

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GGMM M3 Retro WiFi tooth Wireless Leather Speaker – Great value speaker with good sound quality IMO

My husband and i were looking for a relatively compact speaker for our one bedroom apartment. We are both professional classical musicians so excellent sound quality is extremely important to us. We bought several speakers off amazon in order to compare quality: bose soundtouch 10, sonos play:1, grace digital bookshelf bluetooth speakers, libratone zipp mini wireless speaker, ggmm m4, ggmm m-freedom and this ggmm m3. We listened to a wide range of music in order to test their limits: beethoven symphonies, jazz standards, acoustic guitar music, choral music, opera, r&b, pop, etc. In the end, we narrowed it down to the bose and this ggmm m3. While the bose has great power, the bass gets muddy and the sound is equalized, distorting the original track. Ggmm m3 has excellent sound quality from top to bottom. The human voice is also most beautiful on this speaker.

I received this as a gift, and i’m really impressed with it. It’s stylishly designed, robustly built, straightforward to set up and, most importantly, it performs very, very well, with a clear, rich, well-rounded sound. Ggmm make a range of wireless speakers that have attracted plenty of critical praise, and this model is certainly no exception. It looks smart and neat, and would fit quite discreetly and effectively in any room. It’s not light enough to be moved around on a regular basis, it’ more suited to staying in a well-chosen position, but it’s a very good quality unit. There are three connection modes– wi-fi, bluetooth and auxiliary – and can connect up to sixteen devices. It’s simple to set-up the bluetooth and aux modes but the wi-fi setup was initially tricky – the problem seemed to be solved by rebooting my router – but was fine after a couple of attempts. I’m particularly pleased with the sound – i’ve got another wireless speaker that only really comes to life in terms of sonic depth and clarity when the volume is pretty high, but this model produces crisp and good-bodied sound at relatively low volume, too. I’ve tried a wide range of musical and spoken formats and across the board the sound quality is excellent.

It is very stylish and for the price a real bargain especially if you go to the apple store/john lewis and see what some horribl.  i was lucky enough to be sent this device as a sample for reviewso this is a stunning speaker absolute lookerit has won various awards and that is not surprising. I have the coffee coloured one. So basically the unit is a sheet of aluminium on the front covered in some luxuriously supple leather on the top. It is very stylish and for the price a real bargain especially if you go to the apple store/john lewis and see what some horrible ugly cheap looking systems are going for. Of course it isn’t just about the looks but audio quality as well and here this device excels. Sound is punchy and has some great bass tooso in terms of connectivity this is where the device has some unique features – it boasts airplay, bluetooth and aux. The airplay is very easy to set up. You firstly need to connect this device to your own home network – so all you do is connect directly to it, run the app and connect to your home wifi. From then on, any device on your wifi network or home lan can then just select airplay in any compatible device.

Tone and looks very clean and uncluttered and is beautifully made. The m3 has a lovely tone and looks very clean and uncluttered and is beautifully made. I had the chance to try 2 m3’s out, the software allows you to set them up as individual speakers or as a pair setting one as left hand and the other as right hand speakers. In this mode the separation in stereo was magnificent. I had a small issue with the m3 and contacted ggmm direct via email, fiona got in touch and was most helpful in resolving the problem i was having and dealt with it swiftly. Ggmm are very helpful and customer focused if you have any issues setting it up etc. Its nice these days to get a company that are willing to help their customers.

I ordered this when it was on a lighting deal and instantly regretted it. I didn’t need another speaker and didn’t really have anywhere to put it. Anyhow it turned up the next day and before sending it back i thought i’d take a peak in the box. Well, i must confess, it looked good. A lovely faux leather surrounding the entire speaker, the coffee color and looks quality. The face plate is aluminum with fine mesh speaker covers. A nice dial on top, which turns smoothly and has a led surround which changes color depending on the mode. I was genuinely impressed as some friends have more sought after brands and they look a bit cheap and nasty in comparison to this one. As i had it out the box i thought i’d plug it in and connect my iphone via bluetooth for a quick listen.

Reviews from purchasers :

  • This to all music lovers, quiet or loud, bringing the best out of music!
  • Great sound/ Random Bluetooth connectivity
  • Amazing rich sound

Great value speaker with good sound quality imo. This is the first wifi speaker i’ve bought and for the price, in my opinion – represents great value for the sound it produces. Quite base heavy – but not terrible. Can be corrected using a eq. Wifi mode is so much simpler than messing around with bluetooth. Seems more reliable and uses less battery on my iphone too.

Excellent speaker with great sound and plenty power for a large room. I had bought the freedom before but returned it as the front grill was upside down. When i saw the m3 for £113. 99 it seemed a great price and have had no regrets.

 the m3 is a gorgeous speaker, with a brushed steel face and sides wrapped in textured leather. There is a single button on top that controls power and mode and a dial for volume. The controls are limited, but its goes well with the vintage look in my opinion. A light surrounding the volume dial shows the different modes. Wifi blue (instead of bluetooth ironically), white for bluetooth and green is aux. On the back there’s a line-input and the power port along with a reset button. Bluetooth the performance is excellent. Sound comes through clear and works even from adjacent rooms. To use wi-fi, a specific mobile app is required.

Pleasantly surprised at the quality of sound, im a dj and bass is crucial, i would definitely recommend this as a purchase, if your looking for something small and pleasant to the eye this has got to be it. Delivery came a day earlier than originally stated which is brilliant. If i could i would like it to be a little bit more powerful but when i tried to use the built in amp on itunes and it started to distort if turned up to much, other than that i cant fault it.

Stunning detailed sound with powerful grooves. Piece of art that fits in any place in your house.Love the technology behind it no matter you’re connected wirelessly via router, bluetooth or via auxiliary cable. Superb processing of music streaming. Love using my iphone or ipad with it making the most of them as whished. I regret i’m still used to my previous studio speakers superb sound though 😖.

Very powerful, very little distrotion even up high. I’ve found that his is a very powerful compact speaker with some decent connectivity options of not just aux and bluetooth but also through your wi-fi as well. Clear with good range of treble and bass (especially for the size) volume is good and goes up extremely loud with very little distortion when cranked up. This is very easy to use and i didn’t need to take much working through the instructions. Press power to turn it on and cycle through the light which is purple, white or green to connect via the aux wi-fi or bluetooth. This was painless to connect to our ipod and this also connected to both our pcs easily and painlessly within about a minute. Looks good and sounds good, there’s no way we will ever use its full volume levels but this would definitely be powerful enough to use at a party. We use it for music and put the tv through it when watching movies.

Really nice speaker looks and sounds amazing and for a great pricevery happy with this purchase.

I did my research and had a look at reviews on you tube. Now being the owner of many a bose speaker. Wave, soundlink mini, etc l was sceptical to say the least. But l needn’t have worried this speaker for the money far outweighed my expectations. Quality finish and sounds superb. For the money l don’t think you can beat this, buy it while you can at this price on amazon you won’t be disappointed 5*****.

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GGMM M3 Retro WiFi tooth Wireless Leather Speaker : Great sound for the money

Great sound and a very good looking speaker. Had some difficulty connecting it to my wifi, but persevered and now it works fine.

A really excellent wireless speaker. I have had several wireless speakers before but the power and depth of sound from this one puts the rest in the shade. It’s the best of the lot, and by a clear margin. This is a big speaker system with true hi-fi quality sound. It has 40w of power so can be pretty loud yet still offers little or no distortion even on full volume. Whether connected directly to your pc, laptop or smart phone with the cable provided or wirelessly via wifi or bluetooth the sound is amazingly clear. I downloaded the app to my android phone from google play as instructed, i then just tapped the app icon on my phone, pressed the function button on top of the speaker and relaxed whilst my choice of music played. Quick, efficient and satisfying. I can even walk into the next room with my phone and the speaker continues to play picking up the signal as i move about the house, phone in my pocket. 4kg so you wont be wanting to take it on holiday in your luggage or anything like that and it needs to be plugged into a power outlet so definitely a fixed rather than mobile home or office appliance. But it is nicely styled so should fit in with most decor. You won’t ever want to listen to the tinny speaker on your phone or built in pc speaker again. Deserves 5 out 5 stars for its performance. Supplied at a discount by the manufacturer, this in no way has influenced my judgement.

A really excellent wireless speaker. I have had several wireless speakers before but the power and depth of sound from this one puts the rest in the shade. It’s the best of the lot, and by a clear margin. This is a big speaker system with true hi-fi quality sound. It has 40w of power so can be pretty loud yet still offers little or no distortion even on full volume. Whether connected directly to your pc, laptop or smart phone with the cable provided or wirelessly via wifi or bluetooth the sound is amazingly clear. I downloaded the app to my android phone from google play as instructed, i then just tapped the app icon on my phone, pressed the function button on top of the speaker and relaxed whilst my choice of music played. Quick, efficient and satisfying. I can even walk into the next room with my phone and the speaker continues to play picking up the signal as i move about the house, phone in my pocket. 4kg so you wont be wanting to take it on holiday in your luggage or anything like that and it needs to be plugged into a power outlet so definitely a fixed rather than mobile home or office appliance. But it is nicely styled so should fit in with most decor. You won’t ever want to listen to the tinny speaker on your phone or built in pc speaker again. Deserves 5 out 5 stars for its performance. Supplied at a discount by the manufacturer, this in no way has influenced my judgement.

I did my research and had a look at reviews on you tube. Now being the owner of many a bose speaker. Wave, soundlink mini, etc l was sceptical to say the least. But l needn’t have worried this speaker for the money far outweighed my expectations. Quality finish and sounds superb. For the money l don’t think you can beat this, buy it while you can at this price on amazon you won’t be disappointed 5*****.

This is a truly exceptional little piece of kit. It was an absolute doddle to set up once i installed the right app. I set up using bluetooth first because thats how i usually play the music from my phone. You press and hold the mode button in for a few seconds and the dial will light up purple, you then press the mode button twice until the dial turns white, it will flash as it enters pairing mode and on my phone it found the stereo immediately as ggmm_m3. The sound was fantastic, the bass was very deep and heavy, it is very quiet, until you turn the dial up and then it really comes into its own. I played a whole bunch of music at the very top end of the dial and the sound was rich and deep, i even felt the vibrations in my chest as i danced around the lounge whilst testing it. Wifi mode is a real pain in the neck to set up. Setting it up via android on my phone took me hours. The qr code in the book doesn’t work so you search for the app in the app store and i downloaded what i thought was the right app, but no, 2 hours later, couldn’t get it to work.

GGMM M3 Retro WiFi Bluetooth Wireless Leather Speaker for Music Streaming, Featuring Powerful 40W Audio Driver, Enhanced Bass, Multi-Room Play, Airplay, DLNA, Spotify, iHeart Radio APTX -Wooden Cabinet (Camel) : An excellent home audio streaming system packed full of features.  i have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of the m3 as we already own a portable speaker system from ggmm and we were impressed at the overall build and audio quality from it so it was an no brainer for us to purchase another model from them. We have quite a modern style living room with gloss black cabinets, we purchased the red version of the m3 as we knew it would look right at home in our living room. The speaker is finished in a lovely red leather and has a brushed aluminium facia on the front which houses the two main speakers and two tweeters. On the top you have the volume dial and a mode button. All the setup is done through the app which you can download for ios or android. On the back you have two bass ports the power jack and an aux in port so you can hook up non wireless/bluetooth devices. The m3 has bluetooth and wireless capabilities so it has all your wireless needs fully covered. The benefit of this having wifi is that you can connect it to apps like spotify and pandora to name a few. You can also make a direct connection to a wireless device so even if you don’t have broadband in your house you can still connect directly to your wireless enabled device.

Stunning detailed sound with powerful grooves. Piece of art that fits in any place in your house.Love the technology behind it no matter you’re connected wirelessly via router, bluetooth or via auxiliary cable. Superb processing of music streaming. Love using my iphone or ipad with it making the most of them as whished. I regret i’m still used to my previous studio speakers superb sound though 😖.

Tone and looks very clean and uncluttered and is beautifully made. The m3 has a lovely tone and looks very clean and uncluttered and is beautifully made. I had the chance to try 2 m3’s out, the software allows you to set them up as individual speakers or as a pair setting one as left hand and the other as right hand speakers. In this mode the separation in stereo was magnificent. I had a small issue with the m3 and contacted ggmm direct via email, fiona got in touch and was most helpful in resolving the problem i was having and dealt with it swiftly. Ggmm are very helpful and customer focused if you have any issues setting it up etc. Its nice these days to get a company that are willing to help their customers.

I bought 2 and was hoping to replace my wired speakers with something sleek, modern, and with a retro feel. They are all of these, and moresolidly built and brilliant sound.

This to all music lovers, quiet or loud, bringing the best out of music.  first of all it arrived in a very strong sturdy thick box which keep it safe upon delivery. After opening the box, straight away i could tell it was a really good quality product. The finishes on the edges and how its all put together was finely complete. I purchased the black colour which suited my living room more and it goes really well with the rest of my electrical as they are all black too. The product was mainly covered in black good quality leather with from plate of maybe steel and the speakers are covered with a mess cover. The item wasn’t too big for a sound system and can be easily moved around and even transport about without much hassle apart from one power cable. The sound quality was really clear crisp even when it is blasted loud but i was expecting that as it is german engineered system which is known to get really good. I connected the songs via bluetooth and it was really easy, the phone found the speakers instantly and it was a click of a button when pairing the devices together. The music played out within a split second.

Great sound and a very good looking speaker. Had some difficulty connecting it to my wifi, but persevered and now it works fine.

I bought 2 and was hoping to replace my wired speakers with something sleek, modern, and with a retro feel. They are all of these, and moresolidly built and brilliant sound.

I did my research and had a look at reviews on you tube. Now being the owner of many a bose speaker. Wave, soundlink mini, etc l was sceptical to say the least. But l needn’t have worried this speaker for the money far outweighed my expectations. Quality finish and sounds superb. For the money l don’t think you can beat this, buy it while you can at this price on amazon you won’t be disappointed 5*****.

These are great – bought as a present to complement a bluetooth. These are great – bought as a present to complement a bluetooth turntable. The sound is amazing – and we will now buy some more.

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GGMM M3 Retro WiFi tooth Wireless Leather Speaker : tone and looks very clean and uncluttered and is beautifully made. I had the chance to try 2

I have been looking for a good. I have been looking for a good bluetooth speaker for a while and i am glad i spent time looking so i can find this. Built really well, looks slick and sounds great.

Its now giving excellent service, there are a few tips one should. Took a bit of time setting up, its now giving excellent service, there are a few tips one should follow when setting this speaker up, hopefully it will give me many years service. Like the retro look and the volume dial, which can be seen and easy to access. The only down side is the one button for selecting the different pairing set ups.

GGMM M3 Retro WiFi Bluetooth Wireless Leather Speaker for Music Streaming, Featuring Powerful 40W Audio Driver, Enhanced Bass, Multi-Room Play, Airplay, DLNA, Spotify, iHeart Radio APTX -Wooden Cabinet (Black)

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  • Premium Sound: Integrated top of the line DAC will minimize sound distortion and provide superior sound quality. Comes with 2x glass-fiber mid-bass speakers and 2x silk dome tweeters. Experience rich ample sounds and deep bass. No sound loss with Wi-Fi or Bluetooth protocol during transmission between HiFi devices.
  • Multi-room Music via Wifi : Each Wi-Fi Speaker is part of a whole family of wireless speakers and also systems. If you buy two or more M3 speakers, you can connect them via your home Wi-Fi and play different music in different room or play the same music in every room. Connect up to 10 speakers. Each speaker can stream L/R channels to create a surround sound experience. Download “GGMM-M series” App from your Apple Store/ Google Play to control your speaker through your smart device wirelessly.
  • Wi-Fi/Bluetooth/Aux: Connect directly to your Wi-Fi network for internet radio, your music library and favorite online streaming music services like Spotify, Pandora, and iHeartradio. Connect via Bluetooth, direct Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi router, or AUX. Easily switch among separate audio sources and add up to 16 devices without disconnecting. Wi-Fi working over 160 feet.
  • Compatibility: Works well with all Apple products. iPhone, iPad, iPod, Mac, Android phone/ iOS, OS, Windows.
  • Wifi mode set up guide Youtube video:https://youtu.be/nAGnr9Z300Y . To know more about M3 speaker amazing features, please check out youtube video: https://youtu.be/XTgAzZcBIT4 .

If you’re looking at sonos or bose wireless system you must listen to this speaker. The quality of the finish is excellent. The sound and bass is of the highest standard. Makes you smile when you put it on. Had issue with connecting to network. After excellent customer service found it was my fault. Don’t try and set up near one of your current speakers. . Plan to now buy more of them to have full wireless system in house. One of my best buys for a long time.

 up until recently you simply could not get nice sounding small speakers; you had to have a large bass speaker somewhere in the set-up. This may have been down to technology but i’m suspicious of a certain well known manufacturer of small hi-fi who held an awful lot of patents in this area. Those patents are now expiring and lo and behold, very compact high output speaker drivers that don’t need a bass-bin have become much more prevalent. The take-away from all this is that you no longer always need massive drivers to get a big sound. Which all brings us neatly to the ggmm m3; this is a very powerful small speaker. It doesn’t creak, shake or distort even at the highest volume and power. I have recorded the output from the m3 with an olympus ls-2 pcm recorder (which is a 3 microphone recorder; left, right, and bass, making it a good recorder to convey speaker power), and have included the audio clips at the end of the video. The important thing to note here is that in almost all recordings the volume is set to 100% and there is zero distortion. This is the big difference between quality speakers and mediocre consumer ones.

I have been looking for a good. I have been looking for a good bluetooth speaker for a while and i am glad i spent time looking so i can find this. Built really well, looks slick and sounds great.

GGMM M3 Retro WiFi Bluetooth Wireless Leather Speaker for Music Streaming, Featuring Powerful 40W Audio Driver, Enhanced Bass, Multi-Room Play, Airplay, DLNA, Spotify, iHeart Radio APTX -Wooden Cabinet (Black) : Brilliant sound but awful app cough up for a decent 3rd part option for wifi dlna / nas access. . Okay, i brought this item primarily to replace our dead digital radio with a view to using my phone to connect to the radio and broadcast on this speaker via bluetooth. I was also very keen to be able to access our dnla library on our nas drive via the network option. While the sound quality of the item is great (its not going to replace your cd player and amp though) the software that ships with the device is basically useless, my advice is apart from the initial set up ditch it. So after much pain and suffering try to adequately access my nas i realised i needed a better app, enter localcast. While it is a paid app (unless you want to be nagged at every touch of the interface) it allows for excellent integration with your nas stored music, making this device brilliant, with the following caveats:-1. The blue tooth range is not great 5 – 6 feet max, and you are then locked onto a single device (phone / tablet). App supplied is not fit for purpose for wifi use with a nas / dnla device, save yourself the pain get a third party solution. However it is very easy to swicht the controlling device over wifi allowing you to change phones or tablet with ease.

An excellent home audio streaming system packed full of features.  i have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of the m3 as we already own a portable speaker system from ggmm and we were impressed at the overall build and audio quality from it so it was an no brainer for us to purchase another model from them. We have quite a modern style living room with gloss black cabinets, we purchased the red version of the m3 as we knew it would look right at home in our living room. The speaker is finished in a lovely red leather and has a brushed aluminium facia on the front which houses the two main speakers and two tweeters. On the top you have the volume dial and a mode button. All the setup is done through the app which you can download for ios or android. On the back you have two bass ports the power jack and an aux in port so you can hook up non wireless/bluetooth devices. The m3 has bluetooth and wireless capabilities so it has all your wireless needs fully covered. The benefit of this having wifi is that you can connect it to apps like spotify and pandora to name a few. You can also make a direct connection to a wireless device so even if you don’t have broadband in your house you can still connect directly to your wireless enabled device.

Great value speaker with good sound quality imo. This is the first wifi speaker i’ve bought and for the price, in my opinion – represents great value for the sound it produces. Quite base heavy – but not terrible. Can be corrected using a eq. Wifi mode is so much simpler than messing around with bluetooth. Seems more reliable and uses less battery on my iphone too.

I did my research and had a look at reviews on you tube. Now being the owner of many a bose speaker. Wave, soundlink mini, etc l was sceptical to say the least. But l needn’t have worried this speaker for the money far outweighed my expectations. Quality finish and sounds superb. For the money l don’t think you can beat this, buy it while you can at this price on amazon you won’t be disappointed 5*****.

It is very stylish and for the price a real bargain especially if you go to the apple store/john lewis and see what some horribl.  i was lucky enough to be sent this device as a sample for reviewso this is a stunning speaker absolute lookerit has won various awards and that is not surprising. I have the coffee coloured one. So basically the unit is a sheet of aluminium on the front covered in some luxuriously supple leather on the top. It is very stylish and for the price a real bargain especially if you go to the apple store/john lewis and see what some horrible ugly cheap looking systems are going for. Of course it isn’t just about the looks but audio quality as well and here this device excels. Sound is punchy and has some great bass tooso in terms of connectivity this is where the device has some unique features – it boasts airplay, bluetooth and aux. The airplay is very easy to set up. You firstly need to connect this device to your own home network – so all you do is connect directly to it, run the app and connect to your home wifi. From then on, any device on your wifi network or home lan can then just select airplay in any compatible device.

Impressive sound, looks great, but connecting devices via wifi a bit of an unecessary faff. I’ve only had it half a day but so far am very impressed. Sound quality is very good, even at higher levels and fills my large square living room very nicely. And this is coming from someone used to listening to music on some very high end systems. And of course it looks good. The only reason i’ve knocked one star off is the fact that it was a bit of faff to get it working on wifi via my computer. You have to download the software from the ggmm website then connect to the speaker as if it was your internet connection, go to the speaker’s online ‘dashboard’, find it there and then you’re good. And then when i tried to do it from another laptop i had to press the reset button on the speaker to get it showing as a wifi connection again. And then again when i set up the android app on my phone. Not the end of the world, the whole thing probably took me 20 mins max in between other things, but in this day and age having to install software and connect in this convoluted way just seems unnecessary when my all my other wifi devices just work seamlessly.

I bought 2 and was hoping to replace my wired speakers with something sleek, modern, and with a retro feel. They are all of these, and moresolidly built and brilliant sound.

Stunning detailed sound with powerful grooves. Piece of art that fits in any place in your house.Love the technology behind it no matter you’re connected wirelessly via router, bluetooth or via auxiliary cable. Superb processing of music streaming. Love using my iphone or ipad with it making the most of them as whished. I regret i’m still used to my previous studio speakers superb sound though 😖.

Tone and looks very clean and uncluttered and is beautifully made. The m3 has a lovely tone and looks very clean and uncluttered and is beautifully made. I had the chance to try 2 m3’s out, the software allows you to set them up as individual speakers or as a pair setting one as left hand and the other as right hand speakers. In this mode the separation in stereo was magnificent. I had a small issue with the m3 and contacted ggmm direct via email, fiona got in touch and was most helpful in resolving the problem i was having and dealt with it swiftly. Ggmm are very helpful and customer focused if you have any issues setting it up etc. Its nice these days to get a company that are willing to help their customers.

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GGMM M3 Retro WiFi tooth Wireless Leather Speaker : Truly impressed!! 😎

This is a truly exceptional little piece of kit. It was an absolute doddle to set up once i installed the right app. I set up using bluetooth first because thats how i usually play the music from my phone. You press and hold the mode button in for a few seconds and the dial will light up purple, you then press the mode button twice until the dial turns white, it will flash as it enters pairing mode and on my phone it found the stereo immediately as ggmm_m3. The sound was fantastic, the bass was very deep and heavy, it is very quiet, until you turn the dial up and then it really comes into its own. I played a whole bunch of music at the very top end of the dial and the sound was rich and deep, i even felt the vibrations in my chest as i danced around the lounge whilst testing it. Wifi mode is a real pain in the neck to set up. Setting it up via android on my phone took me hours. The qr code in the book doesn’t work so you search for the app in the app store and i downloaded what i thought was the right app, but no, 2 hours later, couldn’t get it to work.

Very happy with my purchase looks beautiful i would of give. Very happy with my purchase looks beautiful i would of give five stars if sound would of been little louder. It’s sound great but touch louder would of been ideal.

Great sound/ random bluetooth connectivity. Can’t fault the audio quality, which is clear, rich and (when using wifi) very loud. It has lots of bass (though not adjustable, which can impact on dialogue from radio/tv). Looks good, feels really solid and clearly very well-made. Only real niggle is the fairly random/inconsistent bluetooth connectivity. It tends to retain the last device used and won’t connect to other sources unless you reset the speaker (button on back of unit). I use a bluetooth receiver to connect to a non-bluetooth tv. This always pairs instantly with my bluetooth headphones and a cheaper speaker. However, i spend an average 15 minutes trying to pair the m3 with the receiver, with no real rhyme or reason as to when it will connect. A shame really, as this detracts from an otherwise excellent speaker.

It is very stylish and for the price a real bargain especially if you go to the apple store/john lewis and see what some horribl.  i was lucky enough to be sent this device as a sample for reviewso this is a stunning speaker absolute lookerit has won various awards and that is not surprising. I have the coffee coloured one. So basically the unit is a sheet of aluminium on the front covered in some luxuriously supple leather on the top. It is very stylish and for the price a real bargain especially if you go to the apple store/john lewis and see what some horrible ugly cheap looking systems are going for. Of course it isn’t just about the looks but audio quality as well and here this device excels. Sound is punchy and has some great bass tooso in terms of connectivity this is where the device has some unique features – it boasts airplay, bluetooth and aux. The airplay is very easy to set up. You firstly need to connect this device to your own home network – so all you do is connect directly to it, run the app and connect to your home wifi. From then on, any device on your wifi network or home lan can then just select airplay in any compatible device.

Stunning detailed sound with powerful grooves. Piece of art that fits in any place in your house.Love the technology behind it no matter you’re connected wirelessly via router, bluetooth or via auxiliary cable. Superb processing of music streaming. Love using my iphone or ipad with it making the most of them as whished. I regret i’m still used to my previous studio speakers superb sound though 😖.

Love it as a bluetooth from phone, and as a tv speaker. Good rich sound, but not earth shattering volume.

Impressive sound, looks great, but connecting devices via wifi a bit of an unecessary faff. I’ve only had it half a day but so far am very impressed. Sound quality is very good, even at higher levels and fills my large square living room very nicely. And this is coming from someone used to listening to music on some very high end systems. And of course it looks good. The only reason i’ve knocked one star off is the fact that it was a bit of faff to get it working on wifi via my computer. You have to download the software from the ggmm website then connect to the speaker as if it was your internet connection, go to the speaker’s online ‘dashboard’, find it there and then you’re good. And then when i tried to do it from another laptop i had to press the reset button on the speaker to get it showing as a wifi connection again. And then again when i set up the android app on my phone. Not the end of the world, the whole thing probably took me 20 mins max in between other things, but in this day and age having to install software and connect in this convoluted way just seems unnecessary when my all my other wifi devices just work seamlessly.

Great speaker, sounds good with a deep base & sound. It’s not over loud but good enough to fill my rooms. Very well made with loads off ways to connect to your music. I’m very happy & would recommend this to anyone that wants a quality portable speaker.

Great sound and a very good looking speaker. Had some difficulty connecting it to my wifi, but persevered and now it works fine.

Great speaker, sounds good with a deep base & sound. It’s not over loud but good enough to fill my rooms. Very well made with loads off ways to connect to your music. I’m very happy & would recommend this to anyone that wants a quality portable speaker.

It is very stylish and for the price a real bargain especially if you go to the apple store/john lewis and see what some horribl.  i was lucky enough to be sent this device as a sample for reviewso this is a stunning speaker absolute lookerit has won various awards and that is not surprising. I have the coffee coloured one. So basically the unit is a sheet of aluminium on the front covered in some luxuriously supple leather on the top. It is very stylish and for the price a real bargain especially if you go to the apple store/john lewis and see what some horrible ugly cheap looking systems are going for. Of course it isn’t just about the looks but audio quality as well and here this device excels. Sound is punchy and has some great bass tooso in terms of connectivity this is where the device has some unique features – it boasts airplay, bluetooth and aux. The airplay is very easy to set up. You firstly need to connect this device to your own home network – so all you do is connect directly to it, run the app and connect to your home wifi. From then on, any device on your wifi network or home lan can then just select airplay in any compatible device.

Exceptional value for money. Only gripe: could do with option to adjust bass and treble in the app as sometimes we stream radio 4 and it is a lovely heavy bass for music but a little too much for speech radio. Just absolutely over the moon with it.

A really excellent wireless speaker. I have had several wireless speakers before but the power and depth of sound from this one puts the rest in the shade. It’s the best of the lot, and by a clear margin. This is a big speaker system with true hi-fi quality sound. It has 40w of power so can be pretty loud yet still offers little or no distortion even on full volume. Whether connected directly to your pc, laptop or smart phone with the cable provided or wirelessly via wifi or bluetooth the sound is amazingly clear. I downloaded the app to my android phone from google play as instructed, i then just tapped the app icon on my phone, pressed the function button on top of the speaker and relaxed whilst my choice of music played. Quick, efficient and satisfying. I can even walk into the next room with my phone and the speaker continues to play picking up the signal as i move about the house, phone in my pocket. 4kg so you wont be wanting to take it on holiday in your luggage or anything like that and it needs to be plugged into a power outlet so definitely a fixed rather than mobile home or office appliance. But it is nicely styled so should fit in with most decor. You won’t ever want to listen to the tinny speaker on your phone or built in pc speaker again. Deserves 5 out 5 stars for its performance. Supplied at a discount by the manufacturer, this in no way has influenced my judgement.

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Pioneer TS-WX210A 8-inch Active Underseat Subwoofer : A good piece of kit

Its ok, i hooked it up myself on a sunday few months back. It does enhance the music no doubt, and its good. . But if your looking for bass you can feel then this is not it.

Bought this for my 04 toyota yaris. I’m not the person to ask when it comes to anything to wiring, ampage, currents etc. However, i managed to fit this myself in just over an hour. You may need extra accessories depending on your car (i needed an accessory which allowed you to plug 2 fuses into 1 fuse port, and a relatively long male-male phono cable). The sound is amazing, i’m one who likes to feel the bass go through me haha amazing product, arrived a week early, easy to set up, great sound.

Pioneer TS-WX210A 8-inch Active Underseat Subwoofer

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  • Woofer size 20 cm (8″)
  • IMPP composite cone woofer

Its ok, i hooked it up myself on a sunday few months back. It does enhance the music no doubt, and its good. . But if your looking for bass you can feel then this is not it.

It’s a good car but as anyone else that owns one will tell you, the standard audio setup is not good. The primary reason that i bought this speaker was not so that i could crank up the bass and drive ‘booming’ around the neigbourhood (although this speaker is quite capable of that if you wish. ) instead my objective was to provide greater depth to my music, improving the listening experience across the board. In that task this speaker has performed admirably. I installed it myself under the front passenger seat with very little prior experience working on cars at all. To assist me i had the helpful instructions included with the speaker, a toyota manual downloaded from their website (to instruct me on removing part of the dashboard,) and a diagram of the standard radio pin-outs which i found though a google search. Overall i would highly recommend this speaker for both its sound quality and its space saving size.

I wanted to add some bottom end to my very poor van speakers. I ordered this expecting it do this and nothing more. Make no mistake this is a top product. Don’t hesitate in buying this.

Pioneer TS-WX210A 8-inch Active Underseat Subwoofer : Sounds more like a 10″ in a large box. Awesome amplifier – boosts bass to a more acceptable level without distorting other sounds. It truly enhances the listening experience and believe me i field tested it extensively on several road trips. It reproduces crisp bass tones which don’t drown out the mid and treble tones in any music. Loud enough to shake the interior mirror, door cards and wife’s bottom. (it’s mounted under her seat)i have played trance, dance, hardcore and drum and bass, i was really shocked when nuttah came on and my coffee leapt out of the cup holder. This product punches weigh above it’s weight in terms of sound clarity, reproduction and depth. Extensive instructions with enough wire to go from one end of the car to another. It did take me a day to fit, as being a perfectionist i wanted the wiring fixed under the carpet alongside existing wiring. Would thoroughly recommend this product to bass lovers on a budget not wanting to lose half their boot space.

Sounds more like a 10′ in a large box. Awesome amplifier – boosts bass to a more acceptable level without distorting other sounds. It truly enhances the listening experience and believe me i field tested it extensively on several road trips. It reproduces crisp bass tones which don’t drown out the mid and treble tones in any music. Loud enough to shake the interior mirror, door cards and wife’s bottom. (it’s mounted under her seat)i have played trance, dance, hardcore and drum and bass, i was really shocked when nuttah came on and my coffee leapt out of the cup holder. This product punches weigh above it’s weight in terms of sound clarity, reproduction and depth. Extensive instructions with enough wire to go from one end of the car to another. It did take me a day to fit, as being a perfectionist i wanted the wiring fixed under the carpet alongside existing wiring. Would thoroughly recommend this product to bass lovers on a budget not wanting to lose half their boot space.

Well this is great i like rock/metal music i connected this to sub. Well this is great i like rock/metal music i connected this to sub phone lead on my double dim stereo with y connector and sound is greatnice bass and punchy. You have to play with gain and graphic equalizer to find the sweet spot in my case where it’s not to bassy and over the top. Anyway fantastic piece of kit for size and very responsive blasted a band song hellyeah – startariot and it kept up and made it sound extra great just youtube the song. Oh and dispatch is quick also.

Easy to install, good building quality, the 40hz as lowest frequency is the only prob with it, but it is a space saver sub only guys. If someone can understand this fact it can be a good under the seat passanger 🙂 i like it in my van. I can recommend it for small systems, good extension for 16. 5cm woofers but one more time it is not a hi-end product.

Well this is great i like rock/metal music i connected this to sub. Well this is great i like rock/metal music i connected this to sub phone lead on my double dim stereo with y connector and sound is greatnice bass and punchy. You have to play with gain and graphic equalizer to find the sweet spot in my case where it’s not to bassy and over the top. Anyway fantastic piece of kit for size and very responsive blasted a band song hellyeah – startariot and it kept up and made it sound extra great just youtube the song. Oh and dispatch is quick also.

Found this on the web site and was a lot cheaper than anywhere else, so ordered it. Fast delivery and the product arrived safely the only down side was the box had been sitting in water and the cardboard box was sodden, opened the packaging up and inspected unit all ok. Fitted it the other day excellent piece of kit and works well with the pioneer head unit and the other speakers. Would recommend to a friend as it is small and powerful and very easy to fit.

I was worried it werent going to be very good but im well surprised for such a smalll compact. After i ordered this sub i was worried it werent going to be very good but im well surprised for such a smalll compact sub with amp its really good kicks out some good bass very surprised and happy with it.

Easy to install and not to many cables. All in one sealed unit, easy to install and not to many cables.

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Audioengine A5+ Premium Powered Speaker Pair (White) : I consider them very good and I am very fussy about good sound quality

But perfectly happy with the purchase 2 years later. Will write review later, but perfectly happy with the purchase 2 years later.

Outstanding speakers for the practical audio enthusiast. I’m a very practical guy who is passionate about good sounding audio. My pragmatism is what drove me to choose a pc based digital library of music as it really was the easiest/most practical solution to enjoying my hobby. In that sense, i believe i am exactly the kind of guy these are marketed towards. I am by no means knowledgeable in speaker territory (these are the finest speakers i have owned yet) but i have listened to some good setups before and let me tell you that i was still extremely impressed by these. They may seem expensive for their supposed applications, especially considering the lo-fi approach to audio that has become widespread by today’s standards, but if you take special pleasure in the details and your audio sounding good, then you will not be disappointed. Just for the record, i am connecting these to an asus xonar essence one muses edition dac. They sound amazing out of the box and do not require a subwoofer in my opinion. 1 logitech system provided the same amount of bass and they had a dedicated subwoofer.

Audioengine A5+ Premium Powered Speaker Pair (White)

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Outstanding speakers for the practical audio enthusiast. I’m a very practical guy who is passionate about good sounding audio. My pragmatism is what drove me to choose a pc based digital library of music as it really was the easiest/most practical solution to enjoying my hobby. In that sense, i believe i am exactly the kind of guy these are marketed towards. I am by no means knowledgeable in speaker territory (these are the finest speakers i have owned yet) but i have listened to some good setups before and let me tell you that i was still extremely impressed by these. They may seem expensive for their supposed applications, especially considering the lo-fi approach to audio that has become widespread by today’s standards, but if you take special pleasure in the details and your audio sounding good, then you will not be disappointed. Just for the record, i am connecting these to an asus xonar essence one muses edition dac. They sound amazing out of the box and do not require a subwoofer in my opinion. 1 logitech system provided the same amount of bass and they had a dedicated subwoofer.

I needed a pair of bedroom speakers and have read many reviews for the audioengine a2+ vs the a5+. At the end i got the a5+ because i wanted the power to fill the room and more flexibility. The sound quality of the thing paired with my macbook pro is great. Just the right amount of bass i need (don’t think i’ll ever need extra sub for them), great clear vocal though these speakers are towards the warmer side, meaning that you’ll get more bass than treble. Only down side is that the sound quality isn’t good when i pair them with the iphone 5s and nexus 5. I guess these phones don’t have a nice sound chip in them like the macbook pro?end of the day i guess the a2+ would do a nice job too since they have a built in dac. Though i have not tried them so not sure if they will fill my room or potentially my living room later on.

Easily 5 stars, but a few tips. After owning a set of jbl creatures for quite some time i decided to invest in the audioengine a5+ speakers as well as the audioengine d1 dac. Absolutely yes yes and another yes, but i needed to make some adjustments to the way i listen to music to fully appreciate them. After receiving these speakers i was really impressed by the look and build. They are very well built and look fantastic. Once i plugged them in and connected them to my dac i was impressed with the sound and initially they were sitting on a comfortable 4 stars. However as i started to play more and more music i became more and more unsure of them. Some stuff sounded great, other stuff sounded terrible, and i just wasn’t as blown away as i felt i should have been. So after doing some research i found out some great ways to get them to sound pretty damn awesome, as well as learning a thing or two about playing and managing a digital music librarythe first thing was pretty basic level. Make sure the source music is of good quality. You might not be able to tell the difference between 128ksb and 320kbs on budget level speakers or your phones headphones but you can absolutely tell the difference here. I upgraded my library to a lot more higher bit rate content, even some flac and lossless stuff to really get the most out of them.

Audioengine A5+ Premium Powered Speaker Pair (White) : Great product and great service. I ordered these on the weekend and they came monday morning. Delighted with the speakers too, although i’m not sure my neighbours are.

Great speakers would recommend, still quite expensive but punch way above there price range.

Just received these speakers today, and after a 10 minute setup i could experience the amazing sound these speakers make. The quality is just amazing, rich, deep base, and those clear highs. Have been listening to music for 2-3 hours straight (on spotify) and i just can’t stop now.Before i bought these i made a deep research about the a5+, and was wondering how every single review is positive. Everything’s clear now after getting them. Although forget the sound tests on youtube, those will never even get close to the actual quality of these amazing speakers. Definitely worth the money, you won’t regret buying them.Have them connected to my pc via optical audio cable (fisual) to a fiio d3 (dac) and an rca cable (fisual), and i’m using auralex mopads as my the stands.

Easily 5 stars, but a few tips. After owning a set of jbl creatures for quite some time i decided to invest in the audioengine a5+ speakers as well as the audioengine d1 dac. Absolutely yes yes and another yes, but i needed to make some adjustments to the way i listen to music to fully appreciate them. After receiving these speakers i was really impressed by the look and build. They are very well built and look fantastic. Once i plugged them in and connected them to my dac i was impressed with the sound and initially they were sitting on a comfortable 4 stars. However as i started to play more and more music i became more and more unsure of them. Some stuff sounded great, other stuff sounded terrible, and i just wasn’t as blown away as i felt i should have been. So after doing some research i found out some great ways to get them to sound pretty damn awesome, as well as learning a thing or two about playing and managing a digital music librarythe first thing was pretty basic level. Make sure the source music is of good quality. You might not be able to tell the difference between 128ksb and 320kbs on budget level speakers or your phones headphones but you can absolutely tell the difference here. I upgraded my library to a lot more higher bit rate content, even some flac and lossless stuff to really get the most out of them.

Great speakers – no need for subwoofer. There is probably little more i can say about the audioengine a5+ speakers than hasn’t been said in any other review – they are simply fantastic value for the quality and depth of sound you get. I bought these for a home cinema setup, avoiding buying a separate subwoofer at this point, and past the initial run in period they have proved to be worth every penny. The bass is loud and punchy; the treble is clear and sharp. I’m no audiophile but after weeks of using these i’m not disappointed that i chose these. Just be aware that the left channel housing the amp is quite heavy, so if you want to wall mount them you need a reasonably strong mount.

I consider them very good and i am very fussy about good sound quality. Had the a5’s for 6 years used with my laptop. These a5+, i am using as my main hifi system speakers and not now using separate amplifier, i consider them very good and i am very fussy about good sound quality.

Superb straight out of the box. Brilliant straight out of the boxi wanted a set of decent desktop speakers to work alongside my 2012 mac mini and itunes; i consider myself to be a fickle audiophile. I’ve a cyrus 8dac and kef ls50 system in my living room and a nad d3020 & kef r100 system upstairs but didn’t want to faff with a separates system in my officei did try the q acoustics bt3’s but they were very bright from the word go and their bass is lacklustrethe audioengine a5+’s are brilliant straight out of the box. Connected to my mac mini via optical and a fiio d3 dac they sing superbly with weighted bass, smooth but open/detailed midrange and a great top-end that’s clear and precise but not bright in any wayif you’re after a decent set of powered speakers for either your desktop system or to go on stands; i can highly recommend these.

Great speakers – no need for subwoofer. There is probably little more i can say about the audioengine a5+ speakers than hasn’t been said in any other review – they are simply fantastic value for the quality and depth of sound you get. I bought these for a home cinema setup, avoiding buying a separate subwoofer at this point, and past the initial run in period they have proved to be worth every penny. The bass is loud and punchy; the treble is clear and sharp. I’m no audiophile but after weeks of using these i’m not disappointed that i chose these. Just be aware that the left channel housing the amp is quite heavy, so if you want to wall mount them you need a reasonably strong mount.

But perfectly happy with the purchase 2 years later. Will write review later, but perfectly happy with the purchase 2 years later.

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