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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.
A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
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A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
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.
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.).
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
The device can connect to WiFi.
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.
Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
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.
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.