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Akai Bluetooth Mini Capsule Speaker £4.99 B&M
Akai Bluetooth Mini Capsule Speaker £4.99 B&M

Akai Bluetooth Mini Capsule Speaker £4.99 B&M

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If you are looking for a cheap Bluetooth speaker this has to be worth a punt.

Akai Bluetooth Mini Capsule Speaker.

Stream music wirelessly from up to 30 feet with the Akai Capsule Speaker.

Sleek and discreet capsule shape offers the latest in contemporary design.

Perfect for bedrooms, living rooms or for use on the go.

Features:

Connect to any bluetooth enabled device
Built in mic for hands free calls
Built-in rechargeable lithium battery
AUX jack 3.5mm
Input DC 5V
Includes: 1 x USB charger cable, 1 x AUX cable.

Colours: Red, White, Black

12 Comments

Any wattage? And do b&m only do red one.

Banned

I can just imagine how awful the sound is on this, cold deal

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BrianSewell

I can just imagine how awful the sound is on this, cold deal



Voting cold because you "imagine the sound is awful" on a £5 speaker I love this site :-).

not a great brand, but hey it's a fiver!

BrianSewell

I can just imagine how awful the sound is on this, cold deal


Good God

gidsterc

not a great brand, but hey it's a fiver!



​beats Polaroid, tecknika, etc.

Used to be a quality brand in the 80's bit like Bush was in the 70's. Shame to see these brands lose their sheen.

In the 1970s and 1980s AKAI used to be one of the best known brands in quality reel-to-reel tape recorders, cassette recorders and other Hi-Fi audio and video equipment. Akai and Rotel were Japanese brands imported by The Rank Organization and marketed alongside the brands Leak and Wharfedale which they owned. I worked at Rank H.Q. in London, the group had various divisions including making many famous films over decades and owning the Odeon cinema network. Eventually the group was broken up and the companies and brands sold to various others. AKAI as a manufacturer ceased operations and the BRAND, like many other famous names has been used since on budget products from China.

COMARANTZ

In the 1970s and 1980s AKAI used to be one of the best known brands in … In the 1970s and 1980s AKAI used to be one of the best known brands in quality reel-to-reel tape recorders, cassette recorders and other Hi-Fi audio and video equipment. Akai and Rotel were Japanese brands imported by The Rank Organization and marketed alongside the brands Leak and Wharfedale which they owned. I worked at Rank H.Q. in London, the group had various divisions including making many famous films over decades and owning the Odeon cinema network. Eventually the group was broken up and the companies and brands sold to various others. AKAI as a manufacturer ceased operations and the BRAND, like many other famous names has been used since on budget products from China.



​first CD player I bought, marantz cd54, guessing from the user ID you would approve?

COMARANTZ

In the 1970s and 1980s AKAI used to be one of the best known brands in … In the 1970s and 1980s AKAI used to be one of the best known brands in quality reel-to-reel tape recorders, cassette recorders and other Hi-Fi audio and video equipment. Akai and Rotel were Japanese brands imported by The Rank Organization and marketed alongside the brands Leak and Wharfedale which they owned. I worked at Rank H.Q. in London, the group had various divisions including making many famous films over decades and owning the Odeon cinema network. Eventually the group was broken up and the companies and brands sold to various others. AKAI as a manufacturer ceased operations and the BRAND, like many other famous names has been used since on budget products from China.


AKAI professional stuff, like studio mixers, vocoders etc are still well respected. Guessing totally different company to the B&M / Range 'economy' items you see on the high street.

blue-note

AKAI professional stuff, like studio mixers, vocoders etc are still well … AKAI professional stuff, like studio mixers, vocoders etc are still well respected. Guessing totally different company to the B&M / Range 'economy' items you see on the high street.

You are right that AKAI PRO is a completely different company. Sometimes well known brands are licensed to different companies for different products.

random_dude

​first CD player I bought, marantz cd54, guessing from the user ID you w … ​first CD player I bought, marantz cd54, guessing from the user ID you would approve?

Bit of a complicated mix here. The original MARANTZ company was established in the USA by Saul Marantz and was a well respected American Hi-Fi brand. My first proper Hi-Fi amplifier was bought in the 1970s, a large heavy solid unit by MARANTZ and made in Japan. Original Marantz equipment can often be seen in old American films and TV series. I know the unit you mention, at that time the Marantz brand outside of USA had been licensed by PHILIPS as an alternative premium branding to their products. They did what was known as "badge engineering" also using the GRUNDIG brand and long before that the PYE brand on various audio and video products. The original large Philips organization has been trimmed over the years and brands and product ranges such as TV sold off. It is however a completely separate source, my ID is not linked, simply a coincidence my ID and my owning an original Marantz product.
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Edited by: "COMARANTZ" 23rd Jan
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