With the box quoting this product will provide you with "Bluetooth mini home theater" sound, LUXA2, a sister-brand to the case, cooler and power supply manufacturer Thermaltake, are making some large claims from the get-go with this Bluetooth offering.
These two satellite-style speakers will enable you to pair them both to one smartphone or alternate device, allowing you a few feet of movement around the room or through a singular house wall in order to spread out your sound. Being much smaller than most speakers we've reviewed recently, how will they compare in the sound department? Read on to find out.
With a large rubber non-slip base and 'speaker mesh' covering most of the product, this device is weighty and feels like it can take a few knocks. Hitting the scales at 273g per speaker or 546g for the double combination, these speakers have a 900 mAh battery located within which is said to provide you with a minimum playback time of eight hours. The battery is charged via your normal micro-USB route and it is quoted to take an average of three hours to see your Groovy Duo progress from 0 - 100%.
As mentioned previously, this product is quite small at 65mm (L) x 65mm (W) x 80mm (H), but still manages to provide you with 3W RMS output per speaker. Other great features include the quoted 33ft open area Bluetooth range, a 3A charge input compatibility, and one-year warranty. Last but not least is the input options, with The Groovy Duo being compatible with Bluetooth 2.1 and above or an AUX 3.5mm cable.
Pricing & Availability
It's priced a little higher than we'd like at $79.99 with free shipping from Amazon, but with 3W RMS per speaker and a dual set-up configuration, we've come to expect this kind of price point. However, it would certainly be much more appealing at around the $60 mark, especially seeing as our previously reviewed single speaker Braven Mira undercuts this to $54 with similar specifications list.
$80 isn't terrible, but it isn't great either.
What's in the box?
Complete with a soft carry pouch, this package also comes with your standard micro USB charging cable and 3.5mm AUX inclusions. Thankfully this charging cable is much longer than the average offerings and also comes with a double-headed end, meaning you can charge both of your speakers in one go, whilst being used or with the device turned off. The Aux cable is also much longer than normal and sees a split in the middle too. These two alternative cables mean that you can use the LUXA2 Groovy Duo as a permanent speaker inclusion for your home setup as you're able to charge and play through AUX or Bluetooth as you see fit.
LUXA2 also included a handy start up guide which we highly recommend reading - mainly due to the fact that it's fairly confusing at first figuring how to set up your speakers in dual Bluetooth configurations. It's great to see LUXA2 using these alternative cables and including these 'double-head' configurations.
PRICING: You can find the LUXA2 AD-SPK-PCGDBK-00 Groovy Duo Bluetooth Speakers for sale below. The prices listed are valid at the time of writing but can change at any time. Click the link to see the very latest pricing for the best deal.
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- Page 2 [A Closer Look and Listening Experience]
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