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iHome IBT30

Portable Bluetooth® powered speaker system

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by Ralph Graves
iHome

The iHome iBT30 Bluetooth portable speaker is a great way to enjoy music around your home. Its elegantly simple appearance fits in with most any décor. Want to hang out on the deck and listen to some tunes? Just grab the iBT30 by its built-in handle and bring it along. The IBT30 sits directly on its charger, so you don't have unplug it first. Just grab and go.

iHome IBT30 bluetooth powered speakaer system portable

The iBT30 sits directly on its charging base, completely covering it for a sleek, uncluttered appearance.

Dynamic stereo sound and pairing

The system features four speakers with iHome's unique Reson8 speaker chambers. You'll experience a spacious soundstage full of detail and presence. Sophisticated processing circuitry continually adjusts the sound, improving brightness and clarity while also delivering deeper bass.

You can also wirelessly pair two iBT30s to get true stereo separation for your streaming music.

Make a wired connection

The IBT30 has a stereo minijack input so you can connect virtually any portable device to the system for playback. You can connect your smartphone or tablet through the system's USB port, and play music through the iBT30 while your device automatically recharges.

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Highlights:

  • portable Bluetooth powered speaker system
  • range: 33 feet
  • 4 aspeakers with Reson8 chambers for full sound
  • can pair with second iBT30 for stereo separation
  • USB port for smartphone/tablet charging and playback
  • stereo minijack auxiliary input for portable devices (15" mini-to-mini cable includedA)
  • integrated carry handle
  • AC power adapter
  • built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery lasts up to 10 hours
  • 4-13/16"W x 9-3/8"H x 4-13/16"D
  • weight: 2.2 lbs.
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

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What's in the box?

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  • Bluetooth powered speaker
  • AC power adapter
  • Charging base
  • 15" Stereo minijack cable
  • Instruction Manual
  • Quick Bluetooth Connection Guide
  • iHome brochure
  • "Special Offers" sheet

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Features

Reson8 Sound Chamber + SRS TruBassTechnology: The iHome iBT30 Bluetooth powered speaker employs four active speakers with custom Reson8 speaker chambers for detailed, clear sound. The iBT30 utilizes SRS TruBass digital sound processing for dynamic audio performance with rich bass.

Bluetooth Audio Streaming: The iHome iBT30 supports Bluetooth audio streaming. The iBT30 can stream stored music and music apps wirelessly from your Bluetooth-enabled device; such as your Apple iOS device, Android smartphone/tablet, Blackberry, computer/PC, or other Bluetooth device. You will continue to use your Bluetooth-enabled device for music navigation and to view song/artist information.

Note: This unit pairs with your Bluetooth-enabled device with a single press of a button. Once paired, the the iBT30 will automatically re-connect with your device when in wireless range (up to 33'). 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 iHome iBT30

Bluetooth Stereo Pairing: Bluetooth Stereo Pairing lets you connect two iBT30 speakers wirelessly and stream your music with stereo separation. Additional iBT30 speaker sold separately.

Aux Input: The iBT30 Bluetooth speaker is equipped with a rear-panel 3.5mm auxiliary input to connect almost any portable audio player with a headphone jack output.

USB Charging (2.1A): The iHome iBT30 is fitted with a rear-panel USB (type-A) port for charging your smartphone or tablet device (using the charging cable that came with your smartphone/tablet device). This USB port does support audio playback.

Rechargeable Battery: The iHome iBT30 Bluetooth speaker operates on an internal rechargeable lithium-ion battery or the included charging base/AC power adapter. The rechargeable battery provides up to 10 hours of music playback. The battery is easily recharged by the included charging base and AC power adapter.

Integrated Carry Handle: The iHome iBT30 features an integrated carry handle that makes it easy to carry from room to room.

 
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IBT30 Wireless Speaket

Written By KenB, Rochester, MN on Wednesday, December 25, 2013
 
Excellent product, outstanding sound, pairing was very easy and can play anywhere in the house or outside. Would recommend this product to anyone.
Pros:
Sound quality, Bluetooth pairing easy and convenient
Cons:
No cons
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