Soundmatters foxLv2 Bluetooth ver. 2.2
Rechargeable portable Bluetooth® powered speaker system
Item #: 602FOXLV2B
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Original Price: $149.99
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Item #: 602FOXLV2B
This item is no longer available.
Original Price: $149.99
Picture this: you want to share some hot tracks with your friends. You pull your smartphone out of one pocket, and a compact speaker system out of the other. You set the speaker on the table and start streaming music from your phone and impress your friends away with some great sound. That's what it's like with the Soundmatters foxLv2 portable speaker system.
The foxLv2 system works with virtually all Bluetooth-enabled devices, including Android phones, iPhones®, iPads®, Blackberrys®, and PDAs. The system uses Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) Bluetooth technology to ensure the best quality wireless signal from your device.
Four high-performance amplifiers provide up to eight watts of total power to give your music some punch. The are two 1" speakers and each is an ingenious combination of woofer and tweeter, delivering solid mids and clean high tones. There's even an ingenious "BassBattery." The system's lithium-ion battery, encased in rubber, doubles as a bass radiator to pump out the lows.
And Soundmatters includes a small "yoga mat" to place the foxLv2 on, to keep it from vibrating across the table when the bass kicks in. But if that's still not enough, a line-level output lets you connect the system to an external sub.
Built-in microphones let you carry on hands-free conversations through the foxLv2. You can even use it as an impromptu speaker phone for conference calls.
There's also minijack input, so you can connect the foxLv2 to your laptop or other portable devices through their headphone jacks. Watch videos on your PC or play games with your handheld and enjoy them with bigger, better sound from the foxLv2.
The foxLv2 is made for on-the-go listening. It features a removable hinged grill that swings out to serve as a stand. Its built-in rechargeable battery gives you up to 5 hours of operation, and can be charged either through its AC adapter or a USB connection to your computer or other device. And with the included international power adapters you can always keep the foxLv2 charged wherever you are.
When you're ready to go, just slip the foxLv2 into its travel pouch, and tuck it into your pocket. Or carry it by the included lanyard. Either way, you're ready to relocate the party.
"Slipping the slender foxLv2 into my pants or jacket pocket seemed natural to me as natural as doing the same with my phone. And what a great combination. I'm hard-pressed to think of a portable speaker system this small that sounds this good."
Ralph, Crutchfield Blog Editor and A/V Writer
I bought this actually from a local audio store on my quest of finding an alternative to my bulky Bose sounddock. I went in looked at a variety of products they had, some were either too big, too expensive, ect but I came across this, the guy had brought this out of the back room to demonstrate and I simply could not believe the amount of sound that was coming from this small unit. The bass quality was amazing especially for a small unit, it can get fairly loud if you want it to be. That's it I was sold I actually bought the platinum version that they had on sale for $199, I have had it for almost a month now and have been very pleased with it. I like the fact that it's very portable I can hook it up to my computer and use it as the main speaker for that or anything else you want to hook it up to with the audio cord or any other device that's Bluetooth compatible. I have been especially pleased with the bass it makes no, it's not gonna perform like a full size subwoofer or anything like that but it will perform very well considering its small size. The clarity rivals my old Bose sound dock, which really performed great just wasn't so easily portable. Battery life is great actually better then expected I've had it on all day and used it a good bit of that day maybe 4-6hrs at a time and it still has life left after that. Yes this does cost more then some other alternatives that cost less, but those that I saw don't sound nearly as good as this, 5 stars from me!
Pros: great sound, the bass, small, battery life, versatile
Cons: price, but if I can get over it, it's gonna be the best portable speaker you ever owned
Easy to use and sounds great..
Pros: Great sound
Personal Audiophile Loudspeaker: The Soundmatters foxLv2 is pocket-sized, personal music system that upgrades the listening experience from your smartphone, MP3 player, laptop, mobile gaming system, or portable/micro projector. The Soundmatters foxLv2 provides clear highs and smooth bass from a compact, self-powered speaker. The foxLv2 can be connected to your compatible audio source via a stereo minijack cable or Bluetooth (A2DP). The Soundmatters foxLv2 even features a built-in microphone for hands-free communication from your smartphone. The foxLv2 operates off of standard AC household current or battery power.
Digital Amplifiers: On-board amplification is supplied by four ultra high-efficiency digital amplifiers delivering a total power up to 8W @ < 0.1% THD (via AC power). The amplifiers are limited to 4W @ < 0.1% THD (via battery power).
Linear Magnetic Drive Twoofers: The Soundmatters foxLv2 employs two dual voice-coil 1" (25mm) Linear Magnetic Drive Twoofers (tweeter/woofer combination) that provide wide response with remarkable clarity. The foxLv2 is engineered around this pair of proprietary, highly sophisticated acoustic drivers, unique in their ability to reproduce both extreme high (tweeter) and low (woofer) frequencies from a single very small diameter 1" (25mm) dome speaker, dubbed the "Twoofer". The Twoofers incorporate soundmatter's Linear Magnetic Drive topology featuring field-focused, back-to-back, dual Extreme-Energy neodymium magnets and a 1-inch, dual voice coil.
BassBattery/Flatmagic: The foxLv2 pocket-sized, personal music system's dual digitally powered Twoofers are assisted in their task of reproducing low frequencies by a miniaturized version of the high mass "moving-wall" passive bass radiators found in Soundmatters' award-winning SUBstage home subwoofers. To add the additional bass driver, without compromising stringent weight and space restrictions, Soundmatters engineers developed an innovative solution, known as the "BassBattery". This patented design was created by rubber-encasing the unit's built-in high capacity, lithium-ion battery, enabling it to provide the mass for, and do double duty as, an acoustic suspension bass driver. Moving the battery from the inside of the speaker to become part of a "moving-wall" radiator, frees up critical internal airspace to drive the bass.
"Skintight" DomeForward Enclosure: The Soundmatters foxLv2 incorporates high-tech glass-filled composite walls to form a "skintight" ultra-rigid totally sealed acoustic enclosure (often confused with metal, but much lighter for portability). Unlike other manufactures that mount their acoustic drivers in manner that actually obstructs the sound, especially if the listener is off-axis from the front of the speaker; the foxLv2 Twoofer speakers, are mounted "dome forward" from the enclosure, protected by a grille designed to maximize acoustic transparency. Another reason why unlike typical small speakers, the foxLv2 sounds open and airy, almost regardless of its location.
Bluetooth Technology: The Soundmatters foxLv2 pocket-sized, personal music system offers Bluetooth music and hands-free capabilities. The foxLv2 automatically connects to your Bluetooth enabled device for instant wireless streaming from your smartphone or music player. Bluetooth wireless technology offers a 25-30' range.
Note: Not all Bluetooth enabled devices will be compatible, due to the differences in Bluetooth technology.
Apple Device Compatible: The foxLv2 is compatible with the iPad (1/2), iPhone (3G/3GS/4/4S), and iPod touch (2nd gen/3rd gen/4th gen) via Bluetooth and 3.5mm auxiliary connection.
Auxiliary Input: The Soundmatters foxLv2 is fitted with a 3.5mm stereo audio input for a hardwired connection of your smartphone, MP3 player, or laptop.
Subwoofer Output: The foxLv2 features a 3.5mm stereo audio output to connect a powered subwoofer for extra bass.
Fold-Out Stand: The foxLv2 pocket-sized, personal music system's protective grille doubles as a foldout speaker stand.
Anti-Slip Acoustic Mat: The Soundmatters foxLv2 includes a anti-slip, acoustic mat to help deaden any unwanted resonance.
Power Requirements: The Soundmatters foxLv2 pocket-sized, personal music system can be powered from using the included external AC power supply or the unit's integrated Lithium-ion battery.
Optional Carrying Case: The Soundmatters UK PRO TT10 travel case (602UKPRO10, sold separately) is designed specifically for the Soundmatters foxLv2 portable powered speaker. The travel case has just enough room to accommodate the Soundmatters foxLv2 portable powered speaker, its AC adapter (disassembled), and audio cable.
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