Samsung DA-E750

Powered speaker system with iPhone®/Android™ dock, Bluetooth® and AirPlay® wireless streaming

Item #: 305DAE750

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Quality sound from a beautiful product

One look at the Samsung DA-E750 and you can tell this is no ordinary powered speaker system. The furniture-style cherry wood finish gives a classic look to this very modern product. Look in the window on top you can see the warm glow of vacuum tubes. The high-quality speakers and retractable dock in back complete this system's elegant design. And the sound of the DA-E750 sounds as rich and warm as it looks.

Samsung DA-E750

The vacuum tube preamp section provides smooth, natural sound, and is coupled to a high-efficiency class D amplifier, that ensures that each note sounds clear and precise. The two full-range speakers, each comprising of a high-frequency tweeter and glass-fiber midrange driver, deliver sound with pinpoint accuracy. The built-in down-firing subwoofer further reinforces the low tones. Your music will sound vibrant, full, and rich with detail.

Samsung DA-E750

The vacuum tube preamp section adds some pleasing warmth to the DA-E750's sound.

For your iPod or iPhone

You can connect your iPod or iPhone directly to the DA-E750 via its built-in dock. The hinged dock swings out from the back panel, and can be pushed back in for storage when not in use. You can also use Apple AirPlay to play music from your iTunes library wirelessly through the DA-E70. Stream music from your iPod touch or iPhone, or use your player to select and control the iTunes library stored in your computer to play through the system. That's an amazing amount of music to hold in the palm of your hand.

For your Galaxy S™ II/III Android™ smartphone

Android users rejoice! You can dock your Galaxy S™ II or III smartphone to the DA-E750 and play music through it. And your smartphone will automatically charge while docked. The DA-E750 also includes Samsung's AllShare feature, which lets you wirelessly stream music from your Window® compatible PC or smartphone to the system. And you can even use your smartphone to select songs and playlists from your computer.

Bluetooth for total connectivity

If you have a Bluetooth-enabled tablet, PDA, or a smartphone, you can also play your device's music through the DA-E750. And of course, you can also use the system's Bluetooth connectivity to stream audio from your Apple portable or Samsung portable device.

From the review A Singular Solution for Digital Music

"[The DA-E750] can play music from just about any source you have — wired or wireless. And the accuracy and detail of the sound ensures you will hear a difference between your low-res and high-res digital audio files. If you're ready to make the move into high-end audio, and the majority of your music is digital, the Samsung DA-E750 powered speaker system is worthy of your consideration.
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— Ralph Graves, Crutchfield Blog and Product Review Editor

Product Highlights:

  • retractable dock compatible with:
    • docking iPods, iPhones, and iPads
    • Galaxy S II/III Android smartphones and Galaxy Note
  • wireless connection options:
    • Bluetooth for Bluetooth-enabled smartphones, tablets, computers, and PDAs
    • Apple AirPlay for Apple portable devices
    • Samsung AllShare for Samsung mobile devices and Windows-compatible PCs
  • vacuum tube preamp section with built-in Class D amplifier
  • 100 watts total system power
  • two 3/4" tweeters and two 3-1/4" midrange drivers
  • built-in down-firing subwoofer
  • stereo minijack audio input for other portable devices
  • USB port to play WAV, MP3 and WMA audio files from flash drives
  • remote control
  • dimensions: 17-3/4"W x 5-7/8"H x 10-3/4"D
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

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What's in the box?

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  • Wireless audio speaker dock
  • 5' AC power cord
  • Remote control (AH59-02483A)
  • CR2032 3V battery
  • 6' Ethernet cable
  • 59" Stereo minijack cable
  • 2 Ferrite cores (large/small)
  • Rubber spacer
  • Rubber cover
  • Cleaning cloth
  • User's Manual
  • Quick Setup Guide
  • Galaxy Compatibility List
  • Cleaning Cloth note

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Features

Overview: The Samsung DA-E750 Wireless Audio System features dual docks to connect your Apple or Samsung Galaxy mobile device. The DA-E750 also offers a network connection that lets you wirelessly stream music from both Apple and Samsung Galaxy mobile devices, as well as play stored content from a PC or laptop with AllShare & Airplay. Plus, you can stream CD quality music using Bluetooth 3.0 with aptX technology from any compatible Bluetooth enabled device. The Samsung DA-E750 Wireless Audio System combines both analog and digital amplifier technologies for a truer, rich, warmer sound that you will appreciate.

Vacuum Tube & Digital Sound: Enjoy a more lifelike experience with Vacuum Tube and Digital Sound. Hear your favorite music like the artist intended with the innovation of analog and digital technologies combined. It creates a truer, more immersive sound that digital alone cannot replicate.

100-Watt Amplifier: The Samsung DA-E750 Wireless Audio System with Dock is equipped with a 20W x 2ch + 60W x 1ch digital amplifier for dynamic, full-range sound. The two-way speakers are driven by 20-watts each. The woofer is driven by a separate 60-watts.

Two-Way Premium Glass-Fiber Speaker Design: The Samsung DA-E750 Wireless Audio System with Dock features two 0.75" silk dome tweeters and two 3.25" premium glass-fiber midrange drivers (w/ phase plug) for hi-fi sound quality thanks. This two-way speaker design delivers improved sound depth and clarity.

Built-In Woofer: The DA-E750 employs a built-in, down-firing woofer (with rear-firing port) for a richer and increased bass sound. The woofer has been cleverly integrated inside of the cabinet to deliver a deep, rich sound without the bulky size or need to purchase additional components. The unit also features a "BASS" function which enhances the system's bass performance even more.

Dual Docks: The Samsung DA-E750 Wireless Audio System features dual docks that allow you to connect your Apple or Samsung Galaxy device. The DA-E750's dual docks support audio playback, basic control, and charging of your compatible Apple or Samsung Galaxy device. The dual dock is located on the rear-panel of the unit and can be hidden when not in use.

  • Apple Dock: The 30-pin Apple dock supports the Apple iPod classic (80/120/160GB), iPod nano (3rd/4th/5th/6th gen), iPod touch (1st/2nd/3rd/4th gen), iPhone (2G/3G/3GS/4/4S), and iPad (1/2).
  • Samsung Galaxy Compatible: The 5-pin Samsung Galaxy dock supports the Samsung Galaxy S2, Galaxy S2-LTE, Galaxy Player, and Galaxy Note. In order to connect your compatible Samsung Galaxy device, you must first download the Samsung Docking Mode application from the Android Market onto the device. The app can support Gingerbread, Honeycomb, and Ice Cream Sandwich.

AllShare + AirPlay: The Samsung DA-E750 Wireless Audio System with Dock features a rear-panel Ethernet (RJ-45) port and built-in WiFi (802.11b/g/n) to connect the system to your home's network. By connecting the DA-E750 to your network, you can now access your entire iTunes music library via AirPlay or all the stored music files on your computer via AllShare (DLNA).

  • AllShare (DLNA): Samsung's AllShare function, along with its DLNA Certification, allows you to listen to music (MP3/WMA) saved on your Windows PC (or other DLNA Certified media server) through the DA-E750 via its Ethernet port or built-in WiFi. This eliminates the need to copy your photo, video, and music files to a separate USB storage device. Windows PCs with XP and Vista installed require Samsung's PC Share Manager software, which can be downloaded for free at www.samsung.com. (Windows 7 is already DLNA compliant). Not compatible with older Windows OS versions and Mac.
  • AirPlay: AirPlay lets you stream your favorite songs directly from your iPod touch (3rd/4th), iPhone (3GS/4/4S), and iPad (1/2), or from your iTunes library on your PC or Mac to the Samsung DA-E750, over your home network connection. By downloading Apple's free "Remote" application onto your iPod touch, iPhone, or iPad you don't even need to be in the same room as the DA-E750 or your computer to play, pause, skip, and stop the songs in your iTunes music library. To use the AirPlay feature you need a Mac or Windows-based PC running iTunes (10.1 or later) connected to your wireless home network. Your iPod touch, iPhone, and iPad must have iOS 5.0 or later installed and connected to the same wireless home network.

Bluetooth 3.0 w/ AptX: The Samsung DA-E750 features built-in Bluetooth 3.0 with aptX technology. The unit's built-in Bluetooth lets you stream audio from your Bluetooth-enabled smartphone, audio player, tablet, computer, or 2012 Samsung TV to the DA-E750. Thanks to aptX technology your wireless music will sound "CD-like" (when streaming from an aptX equipped Bluetooth device). The Samsung DA-E750 only supports the streaming of audio (A2DP), and does not support control over your Bluetooth device. You will continue to control playback functions from your Bluetooth-enabled device. You can only pair one device at a time to the DA-E750.

Note: Due to the differences in Bluetooth technology, some Bluetooth enabled devices may be incompatible, function improperly, or may not support all features when used with the Samsung DA-E750.

USB Port: The Samsung DA-E750 Wireless Audio System is equipped with a rear-panel USB (type-A) port for connection of an external USB mass storage class device; such as a USB thumbdrive, digital audio player, or smartphone. The Samsung DA-E750 supports playback of MP3 (80-320kbps; 44.1kHz)/WMA (56-128kbps; 44.1kHz) music files from a compatible USB memory device formatted in FAT16/32. The DA-E750 will also charge (5V/500mA) the battery of your connected USB device.

Note: External HDDs, multi-card readers, and USB hubs are not supported. DRM-protected music files cannot be played. Not compatible NTFS file system or PTP protocols.

Firmware Updates: Firmware updates can be downloaded onto a USB thumbdrive from Samsung's Support Site. The thumbdrive can then be inserted into the DA-E750's USB port to update the unit's firmware.

3.5mm Aux Input: The Samsung DA-E750 also includes a 3.5mm auxiliary input for connection of any portable audio player which features a 3.5mm headphone output.

IR Remote Control: The Samsung DA-E750 Wireless Audio System with Dock includes an IR remote control for wireless operation of the speaker system and your connected Apple or Samsung Galaxy device. The remote only offers basic playback control over your connected Apple or Samsung Galaxy device. Playback functions include Play/Pause and Next/Previous Track.

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Samsung DA-E750

Written By Drictor, Oklahoma on Monday, May 26, 2014

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The Samsung E750 is incredible , the sound is clear and clean. The lows are spot on.

Pros: Looks Sound Easy of use

Cons: Haven't found any yet

Warm, rich sound

Written By John, Montgomery AL on Wednesday, January 01, 2014

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If you like warm, rich analog sound, you'll love this speaker. It does not have a heavy bass, but it is nice.

Pros: various ways to connect very well made reasonably priced beautiful

Cons: doesn't sound good on bluetooth KindleFireHD (probably the Kindle)...sounds good on bluetooth cell phone

Excellent sound, stylish.

Written By Leo, Bay Area, CA on Friday, December 27, 2013

I was looking for docking station that I could use with iMac, iPhone, and iPad but at the same time I didn't want to tie myself to only docks with AirPlay. I wanted to have at least another option such as Bluetooth as a backup option in case if Wi-Fi is not available for any reason. I tried B&W Zeppelin Air, B&W A5 and A7, Sonos 3 and 5, and Bose Sounddock 10and then I randomly came across Samsung DA-E751 (the same as DA-750 but in black) in the local store. The sound that I heard out of the Samsung knocked all other other system (but B&W A7) out of the water. Reach, deep bass, excellent midrange and high tremble all there. It was on pre-Christmas sale but local store didn't have red-cherry color one which I liked more than a black one. I found it online and bought right there and then. I am currently using the latest generation of iPhone and iPad so I can't take advantage of the 30-pin Apple connector but I used that connection once to setup network connection to Wi-Fi with my old iPad2. Network connection took literally 10 seconds and AirPlay works as expected. Bluetooth connection also works just fine. I am listening to almost all types on music except for Rap and Dubstep. All of my music plays fine, voice are clear, soundstage is very distinct and I can clearly separate bass guitar from acoustic, and drums are sounds amazing. Music played through iTunes and Spotify comes out perfectly.

Pros: Nice style. Perfect sound for me.

Cons: None

Samsung DA-E750

Written By HB, Southern Calif. on Friday, May 24, 2013

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Beautiful, well made product. Very intuitive to set up and work with. It's a nice pairing of a tube preamp and digital amp.

Sounded good even using Bluetooth but liked it best when docked. btw, the dock is well thought out, even has an adjustable back brace that you slide up that will secure even an iPad.

Re iPads: the manual says it's compatible with the 2 and it is. I tried our 3 and the only thing I noticed is that it charges "very" slowly when docked.

The bass boost is nice. You can use it as needed for some music and it's nice to engage it when you are listening at low volume levels, kind of like the old "loudness" button on some vintager receivers.

Pros: Mentioned above.

Cons: Only con for me was you can't change the tubes yourself. Samsung "Fort Knoxed" it. I have some nice vintage 12au7's that I was hoping to sub but it's not in the design plan of this unit. The great Crutchfield team went to great lengths to help find out but what "we" found out was.....it ain't gonna happen. But this is minor and it sounds good as is.

Samsung DA-E750 does not disappoint

Written By Bob M., Stamford, CT on Monday, January 14, 2013

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I ordered the DA-E750 after reading up on it on-line... saw it on Crutchfield at a good discount, so bought it for myself as a late X-mas gift! What attracted me was the versatility (dock-connector, AirPlay AND BlueTooth) and tube amplification circuit (was intrigued by this, and wondered how it really would sound). The initial set-up was very easy... directions are clear and easy to follow. The product itself is, in a word, gorgeous. High gloss cherry mahogany finish is really sweet, and the finishing on the speaker grills, tube window, and function controls make for a great look. Even the remote has a sleek look, with a matching reddish-brown curved back, and raised function controls. It is bit "plastic-y" to the touch, and could've benefited from a bit more weight, but works well, and is simple and intuitive.

The sound of the DA-E750 is impressive. A bit warmer than most docking speakers I've heard and packs quite a bit of punch, especially for its relatively compact size. The 60W subwoofer provides good, strong bass - there is a bass enhancement function on the remote that works well on certain tracks (mostly those where the base is NOT accentuated in the mix) but seems to add some muddiness / distortion at the low end on tracks where there is already fairly strong bass. My only other observation is that there is a very pronounced "sweet spot" for the best stereo imaging and overall sound. You really need to be right in front of the unit to get the best sound.

Pros: Beautiful finishing and design, relatively small size, and really good sound performance. Perfect for medium sized rooms, and extremely versatile given it's multiple hard-connection and wireless options. Easy to set up and use, with very clear instructions for setting up AirPlay, BlueTooth and connecting to any compatible device. Sound performance is natural and balanced across multiple genres, at both low volume levels and driving it pretty hard!

Cons: Pop-out dock has a Apple 30-pin connector, so is not compatible with Lightning devices without an adaptor (also has a mini-USB to connect Samsung devices, but I have not used this). There is no support so using the Lightning to 30-pin hard connector is very unstable; I would only use the Lightning to 30-pin cable for this reason. The function display is on the top of the unit, so is not visible when changing sources etc. using the remote. Sweet spot is small and directly in front of the unit.

Samsung DA-E750

Written By Anonymous, Yuma, AZ on Monday, January 14, 2013

This is a FANTASTIC docking station! It looks pretty. It sounds amazing! The Samsung DA-E750 is much larger than I assumed it would be, and the warm orange glow from the vacuum tubes is wonderfully nostalgic.

Pros: Physical looks are splendid. Audio quality is superb. Quite easy to set up and use.

Cons: A light up remote to use in a dark room would be great. Also, a visual meter for volume levels would be nice too.

A True High End Dock, Air Play Station

Written By Victor, Whittier, Calif. on Monday, January 07, 2013

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Appearance:10, Cherry wood finishes with (2) ecc82 (12au7) tubes glowing on top. Build Quality: 10. Solid 20lb of music making equipment. Playability: 10. Easy set up wireless streaming. I can play my entire music library from hard drive thru ipeng on my iphon, or I can play direct from itune airplay from any pc or tablet. no dongle needed (arcam rcube extra $100). Sound Quality:10. Silky smooth high, powerful ( not overwhelming) bass. music sounds just right thru out the full spectrum.

Pros: appearances, sound quality ( can compete with any $3000 system).

Cons: Do not come with instruction on tube replacement. most audiophiles probably have some N.O.S. tubes sitting around, but tube rolling seems difficult. Temptation to buy one for every room in your home.

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Written By ray, ashburnham,ma on Monday, December 31, 2012

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I read many reviews on the web on this docking station. I bought it anyways from crutchfield at a great price, and great customer support. I am connected through bluetooth using my macbook pro. I had it connected within minutes. I own very high end headphones, and a very high end stereo set up. If you think this will replace all things like that, you're out of your mind. For a small box, it's sound is excellent. Placement of this music box will change its sound greatly. Most speakers, including high end home units, need to be placed properly. I first put this on a table, put the bass button on high, and was a bit disappointed. I then put it on a small end table in the corner of the room, set the bass back to off, and this adjustment was night and day. The bass was room filling and sounded excellent. The mid and highs are very good as well. This is a heavy and nicely made piece. I like its simplicity, and lack of lights and unnecessary gadgets.

Pros: sound , looks, simplicity, cool looking tubes, ( lit with led's )

Cons: every once in a while the remote control does not respond. remove battery and re install seems to fix this minor problem.

SAMSUNG Dock was good enough to replace an aging component system

Written By Todd, ALBUQUERQUE on Wednesday, December 19, 2012

I have finally replaced a 25 yr old yamaha and denon component system. I now access and enjoy music totally through Internet applications for convenience and selection. My selection of this sound dock was based purely on sound quality. Although it won't be better than my old equipment was I have to say that the sound field is open and let's source material breathe. There is a balance between deep bass and crisp highs and the midrange sounds balanced as well, and unlike the harsh brassiness I have noticed with cheaper systems. The sound field is open with enough presence and detail that it has the impact on the listener that it's a more expensive component system. It's that good as you can tell that it's sold out.

Pros: Sound quality is outstanding and makes any source material sound better than on your tablet or mobile. Chassis build quality is heavy with premium materials and feel. After you have a few hours burning in the tub es when you first buy it, but the sonic quality approaches the depth, presence and image detail of a component system without the clutter and complexity this is why it cost a few hundred dollars more.

Cons: Supplied remote has a light, cheap feel that does not match the units overall high quality. The clean and uncluttered design goes too far with a lack of indicator lamps and needs a more straight forward control interface. Connecting through various software apps is trial and error and is frustrating with a lack of status lamps.

Samsung DA-E750

Written By BruceT, Austin,TX on Monday, December 03, 2012

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My music is recorded in no loss .wav format. But, I have no room for a home theater solution. Crutchfield was offering the Samsung DA-E750 audio dock. I researched the specs on this device and found that it is a 100-watt amplifier. It reproduces the audio spectrum (20 to 20000 Hz) with a sound to noise ratio of 65 dB. It has all the inputs-Wireless, Blue tooth, 2 docking inputs to handle Apple and Non-Apple players, USB, TV, etc. It is solidly built weighing about 20 lbs. It has a cherry wood finish with 2 tweeters, 2 mid-range speakers firing forward and a 6 in woofer firing downwards from the base. The speakers are made of fiberglass for clear sharp crisp sound with no mushiness. And the intriguing feature of this unit is that it uses 2 dual triode vacuum tubes (ECC82) in its preamp. These vacuum tubes reproduce the harmonics. This gives the full, a warm, live performance feel that is missing from digital music. But, nowhere in the specs could I find that the USB port could handle .wav format. So I called, Duke, at Crutchfield. He verified that a flash drive on the USB port with .wav format would not work. We came up with a solution. We could download the music files onto a Galaxy 5.0 Player and dock that to the DA-E750. The Galaxy is well equipped to play the .wav format. And by using an APP called Power Amp I gained full balance, and equalization controls. I bought the system. It has equaled or exceeded my expectations

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I cannot properly comment on the comparison since I'm unfamiliar with the other two products. That said, I will say that the DA-E750 is an AMAZING product. The SQ and simplicity of the product makes it a no brainer, not to mention the first class fit and finish. I hope this helps! [ DANIEL  Jan 05, 2014 ]
Thanks for your question. For information on comparing two or more models I would recommend reaching out to an Advisor by phone or online chat. They will be able to help determine the differences and help you make the best choice for your system and your budget. [ Jeff  Jan 03, 2014 ]  Staff