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Which are the best wireless iPad speakers?

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Max The Magnificent
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Max The Magnificent   3/12/2012 9:58:52 PM
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I should point out that I really don't have an incredibly good "ear" ... so I'm looking for something affordable that gives a "good sound" -- I don;t need "the best of the best of the best"...

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_hm   3/13/2012 12:31:54 AM
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Do you want to listen to them on deck or in quiet room. It lot depends on environment. However, check them on Apple store too.

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Max The Magnificent   3/13/2012 12:56:44 PM
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I'm thinking both -- on deck (especially if friends are round) or in the front room sometimes if it's just me listening

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Rjs725   3/13/2012 1:32:36 AM
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Those are nice speakers. I like the logitech but they seem a bit ugly. Hopefully they have a dock for my iPad http://detectapple.com/1-million-ipads-estimated-to-be-sold-friday/

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menokaoui   3/13/2012 10:20:03 AM
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none of them, ipad is not real music

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Max The Magnificent   3/13/2012 12:55:40 PM
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Harsh words :-) I'm sure you are correct for a music afficionado ... but when it comes to my untrained ear the sound from the iPad is good enough for me

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antedeluvian   3/13/2012 8:04:23 PM
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This seems to reflect you opinion: http://www.eetimes.com/electronics-blogs/other/4236763/Neil-Young--Say-No-to-MP3s

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Max The Magnificent   3/13/2012 8:19:24 PM
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That's unusual -- it's more common for me to find myself out there alone ... :-)

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antedeluvian   3/13/2012 2:18:39 PM
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The Bose has a good reputation. I quite like the thought of the Bluetooth one. http://www.bose.com/controller?url=/shop_online/digital_music_systems/sounddock_systems/index.jsp

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Max The Magnificent   3/13/2012 2:21:04 PM
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I do like the sound of the Bose systems I've heard ... but they are way too expensive for my pocket...

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brandtechnik   3/13/2012 6:30:05 PM
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I have the Sony SRS-BTM30 speakers which I'm happy with but they are NLA from Sony and are getting harder to find. Sony has replaced them with something twice as expensive (~$200) that don't sound much better to me.

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Max The Magnificent   3/13/2012 8:20:02 PM
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I looked at the reviews -- and one guy said that he had to keep on matching up the Bluetooth, which would be a pain...

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SteveD_Aus   3/15/2012 10:37:26 PM
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I'm just hoping your quest won't be summed up by track 5 of Crime of the Century... ;-)

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Max The Magnificent   3/16/2012 12:43:59 PM
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"Nothing but a Dreamer" ... good one. More like track 7 of the "Supertramp" album I saw them play "Crime of the Century" live in London -- incredible...

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Max The Magnificent   3/16/2012 12:45:10 PM
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When I say the "Supertramp" album, I mean the 1970 album by Supertramp (the group) where the album itself was called "Supertramp"

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mickinuk   3/18/2012 3:47:14 PM
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Wifi would probably be a better connection technology. Playback using AirPlay. I don't have a set, so no recommendation. The alternative (though not portable) is AppleTV, it's very slick.

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Max The Magnificent   3/19/2012 2:01:51 PM
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I've got an Apple TV and -- as you say -- it is very slick (check pout my blog about streaming videos through a "Henry" http://bit.ly/xFUK0U ) It's great for watching videos and boring a bunch of people with your holiday photos (grin), but not so good when you want to play music on the back deck...

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cubored   3/26/2012 9:07:12 PM
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Although it requires a power cord, a Sonos Play3 or Play5 would produce better sound than some cheap dock. At $300 and $400 each it is not necessarily that cheap but the lossless audio over Wi-fi helps and it is easy to carry from place to place. It does use it's own dedicated network so the $50 WAP from them is needed or you can plug in the speaker to a wired network connection. Any audio on the network is accesible with an app for remote control via phone or tablet. No audio dropouts provided a decent enough RF coverage is available. You can add devices to your hearts content. And no I don't work for them but know someone who has tested their stuff.

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brendank   4/21/2012 9:44:11 AM
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A nice set of wireless mobile speakers are the Bose SoundLink Wireless Mobile Speaker . The aren't cheap but worth every cent. http://best-gear.org/bose-soundlink-wireless-mobile-speaker-nylon/

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Max The Magnificent   4/21/2012 3:07:06 PM
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I ended up going with the Logitech Wireless Boombox -- only around $100 -- the sound is GREAT -- I am very happy with my purchase

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seaEE   4/21/2012 4:19:21 PM
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Whatever you get has to have great dynamic range. Just think of the Logical Song with that awesome base intro ba-da-da dumpa-dum-dum...and then the "who I ammm" outro that hits the stratosphere. Great song. And the speakers have to be good enough to make the itune sound like, er vinyl or at least as close as possible! :)

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Max The Magnificent   4/21/2012 4:21:03 PM
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I'm sorry -- I can't hear you -- my ears are still ringing :-)

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