If you have a great sound system with some fantastic speakers, they can seem like redundant technology in the modern age, when you probably listen to most of your music through your smartphone or tablet. But the latest gadget from Mpow can bring Bluetooth connectivity to any audio system.
While a $14 gadget has no pretensions at replacing the great choice of bluetooth speakers on the market, the Streambot nevertheless provides a flexible alternative for those occasions when you cannot use them. For example, if you are visiting a friend’s house, you are unlikely to have taken your Bluetooth speakers with you. And the gadget can even be used with most in-car audio systems. Let’s take a look at the specifications.
About the Streambot
The streambot uses the latest CSR 4.1 chip to convert any stereo audio device to connect via Bluetooth to your smartphone. It allows you to stream music or calls, and has an effective range of around 33 feet.
It is compatible with most smartphones, tablets and other Bluetooth devices, and can be used with a home or vehicle system. You can even use it to listen to your favorite TV show via your Bluetooth headphones.
The gadget features an auto reconnect function – simply enable Bluetooth on your smartphone first, then turn on the Bluetooth receiver, and it can be paired automatically. Another very handy feature of the Streambot is known as “double links.” This means it can simultaneously connect two different Bluetooth devices.
The Streambot has excellent battery life – it takes around an hour and a half to charge fully, and provides around eight hours of service per charge.
Guaranteed music on the go
In the world of technology, you get what you pay for, so as long as you keep in mind that this is a $14 gadget that will not produce the same results as a $200 set of Bluetooth speakers, then you will not be disappointed.
If you are the sort of person who loves to be able to listen to your music wherever you go, then for the price of a cup of coffee and a sandwich, it is a handy gadget that has to be worth a try.