Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
Top 37%97 points
Top 37%
Driver unit size
Number of portable speakers
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Top 85%
80 portable speakers
38.1mm - 50.8mm
NaN% of all portable speakersYes
No
driver unit size
50.8
mm
Sonos Sub
152.4mm
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Altec Lansing Octiv Duo: 18 facts and highlights

1. height

271.8mm
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7: 19mm
54
0

2. width

96.5mm
Scosche boomBOTTLE mini: 34.5mm
47
0

3. control panel placed on a device

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
91% have it
42
0

4. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
50.8mm
Sonos Sub: 152.4mm
42
0

5. weight

1134g
Sony Ericsson MS430: 67g
38
0

6. volume

3797.92cm³
WOWee One Slim: 92.4cm³
38
0

7. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
49% have it
38
0

8. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
44% have it
37
0

9. is an active speaker

An amplifier is integrated into the device. An audio amplifier takes a small signal and makes it bigger without making any other changes in it which results in better sound, so any sound source can be connected to speakers.
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
63% have it
35
0

10. has an AUX input

An auxiliary input allows you to play other audio sources by connecting them through a simple audio connection like a 3.5mm jack, i.e for MP3 or portable DVD/CD player.
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
85% have it
32
0

11. drivers count

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
3
Logitech UE Boombox: 8
31
0

12. thickness

144.8mm
Braven 850: 7mm
29
0

13. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
27% have it
29
0

14. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
0
Creative Sound Blaster Axx 200: 4
27
0

15. has a cradle with 30-pin dock connector

The Apple dock connector is a proprietary 30-pin connector that is common to Apple devices (iPods, iPhones and iPads) predating the Lightning connector. Allows you to connect older Apple devices, play music and at the same time charge it.
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
17% have it
25
0

16. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
1
JLab Audio Crasher: 2
25
0

17. has a magnetic shielding

A magnetic shielding limits the coupling of a magnetic field between two devices. The purpose is to prevent magnetic fields from interfering with electrical devices and avoid distortion (of TV, monitors, hard drives etc.).
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
9% have it
25
0

18. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
8% have it
25
0

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