Bluetooth Wireless Music Streaming: The AudioEngine B2 Bluetooth speaker
features Bluetooth 4.0 with support for A2DP wireless music streaming. You'll be
able to wirelessly stream stored music and music apps from your
Bluetooth-enabled Apple iPod/iPhone/iPad, Android smartphone/tablet, Blackberry,
Windows PC, Mac computer, and other Bluetooth-enabled devices to the Bluetooth
B2 speaker system. You will continue to control your music and view song/artist
information from your Bluetooth-enabled device.
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 AudioEngine B2 Bluetooth
aptX High-Quality Sound: The AudioEngine B2 Bluetooth speaker
supports aptX audio coding, which is featured on a growing number of Android OS
4.0+ mobile devices as well as MacBooks and Apple desktop computers. aptX allows
audio to be broadcast wirelessly in significantly higher quality than over
standard Bluetooth. The aptX codec achieves a 4:1 compression ratio, allowing
for near-CD quality listening (16-bit/44.1kHz). You'll instantly notice more
extensive dynamic range, deeper bass, and crystal-clear top end.
Note: The Bluetooth B2 also includes support for other
codecs like SBC, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, and AAC.
Extended Range: The B2 Bluetooth speaker system also has
special circuitry and a precision-tuned antenna to extend the wireless range (up
to 100'), providing much more versatility than many other Bluetooth speakers on
Secure Simple Pairing (SSP): With Secure Simple Pairing
(SSP), you can easily pair a Bluetooth-enabled device to the AudioEngine B2
speaker system with a single button press and without having to enter pin codes
or go through complicated settings.
TI/Burr-Brown DAC: The AudioEngine B2 Bluetooth speaker
utilizes a TI/Burr-Brown DAC with support for 16-bit/48kHz native music files.
Two-Way Active Speaker System: The AudioEngine B2 Bluetooth speaker
employs a two-way driver design with two 0.75" silk dome tweeters and two 2.75"
custom Kevlar woofers. The internal drivers are powered by a built-in dual class
AB monolithic amplifier rated at 15 watts x 2 channels (RMS) and 30 watts x 2
All-Wood, Bass-Reflex Cabinet: The AudioEngine B2 Bluetooth speaker
features a hand-finished all-wood cabinet for great sound quality and a
traditional look. The cabinet features dual front-firing bass ports for greater
efficiency and better bass response.
Aux Input: The B2 Bluetooth speaker is fitted with a 3.5mm auxiliary
input for connecting a non-Bluetooth portable device with a headphone jack or
analog audio output.
AC Power: The AudioEngine B2 Bluetooth speaker system operates off of
standard household current using the integrated power supply and included
detachable 6' AC power cord.
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