Be the Master of Ceremonies and the Disk Jockey at your next party, BBQ, camping trip, or family outing using this Bluetooth™ Party Speaker from Monoprice!
This portable speaker system is designed to serve as both a music source and a PA system. It features an 8" woofer and 1/2" dome tweeter with a frequency response of 20 Hz ~ 20 KHz (-3dB). It is powered by a built in amplifier than can produce up to 50 watts.
The speaker system is powered using either an AC power connection or a built-in rechargeable lead-acid type powersports battery. When under battery power the amplifier can produce up to 18 watts.
There are four primary methods of connecting to a music source:
- Bluetooth - you can stream music from your smartphone or tablet to the speaker system using a wireless Bluetooth connection
- USB - you can plug a USB flash drive with mp3 and/or wma files into the USB port
- SD/MMC Card - you can plug an SD or MMC card with mp3 and/or wma files into the card slot
- Wired - you can connect a line level input into the 3.5mm TRS jack or into the two RCA jacks
Additionally, the system sports two 1/4" microphone jacks, so up to two people can take the stage to MC or sing along with the music. The system features three individual volume controls for the various inputs:
- MIC VOLUME - controls the volume level of the two microphone inputs
- AUX VOLUME - controls the volume level of the line-level and Bluetooth inputs
- VOL+/VOL- - controls the volume level of the built-in mp3/wma player for the USB and card slot inputs
Additionally, a single Master volume knob controls the final amplifier output level. All three input channels are simultaneously active and are mixed into the final output.
Note that there are no special formatting or file organizational requirements for the USB and Card Slot inputs. You can have any number of individual music files, but are limited to a total of 999 directories/folders. The mp3 player will recognize music files in subdirectories up to 99 deep, but it is highly recommended to limit to no more than 8 directory levels.
The speaker comes with a remote control, which can be used to control the volume levels as well as mp3 playback and navigation.
Note: Note: The remote control that comes with the speaker system has two buttons labeled CH+ and CH-. Pressing either of these buttons will only change volume.
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