Bose SoundTouch 30
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The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
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.
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
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.
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
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.
The device can connect to WiFi.
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.