Best bit of kit I've bought recently

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  1. Jac Sprat

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    Had to share as I'm so happy with it.
    Cost £30 on the ferry to st malo
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    You plug the lead into any device (in the head phone socket) and can hear your music out of the speakers which are a perfect size for the van
    No wearing out your car battery with the sub woofers under the seat! Takes twodoubleA batteries and after 8 weeks haven't had to change them yet.
    Best of all you can zip your device inside and it's a hardy protective case
    Spotify off line and in house music sorted when wild camping.
     
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    Great idea :)
     
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    The 'take music with you at all times' thing totally leaves me puzzled.

    I will have radio on when I travel , but once im there, that's it. Same with piped music.. and as for Radio that does news and interviews and plays music over the top of it, aaarrggghhhh
     
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    We use a blue tooth speaker.. the fone can stay in the pocket :)
     
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    Must admit we use a bluetooth speaker too, lots of volume plays off mini sd cards, usb sticks, headphone socket and has a radio as well so covers all the bases and lasts hours between charges
     
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    Bought a JBL Charge 2+ from J Lewis.. and the sound is quite amazing.. nice deep base with clear treble & rich mid-tones.. http://uk.jbl.com/bluetooth-portables/
    bought it for the van but it's used around the house now.. daughter has commandeered it :rolleyes:

    John Lewis have a good range of wireless speakers.. and they are happy to demonstrate..
     
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    Never heard of these. Must check them out
    The John Lewis ones look pricey
     
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    good ones are not cheap.. but you can really hear the difference.. there is something to suit most budgets
     
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    @PhilG we like it to relax in the evenings and also I play backing tracks to improvise on my keyboard
     
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    Ah yes, but you can't beat a bit of the old 1950s technology for music playback:

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    ..provided you rip out the useless mouldy obsolete 90 volt LW/MW innards and pop a £10 Chinese USB/Micro SD/FM tuner/3.5 jack pod speaker inside and play whatever music you want:

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    The reverberation around the inside of the wooden box gives a great sound, especially with a bit of rock 'n' roll. :cool:
     
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    Haha nice one
     
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    Blue Tooth speakers have come on leaps and bounds, the sound is incredible from such a small unit. Mine is also from John Lewis Jim(y)
     
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    We don't have a tv in the van (deliberate choice) and use the radio and MP3 player a lot. I love the battery powered speakers we have, two sets of rechargeable ones - not expensive but do the job. The MP3 is rechargeable and the radio runs off batteries.
     
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    Bought ours in Germany for the princely some of 12 €

    It is really plenty loud enough and lasts for several hours on a single charge !
     
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    We have the same Bose.. Pure Class
     
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    Could anyone recommend a similar one? tgese are out of stock
    Also being new to Bluetooth does it mean we can amplify films from a memory stick in the laptop as well as playing Spotify music etc?
     
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    Bose too. Quality!
     
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    My bose CD player broke quickly and we never got it exchanged in guarantee so I don't like them too much. This was ten years ago though maybe they are better now
     
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    Can we run films though it from a laptop?
     
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