Infinity from Thumbs Up
The Infitiy Bluetooth speaker measures 17x8x5.5cm the corners are rounded making it appear as an oval. The front is a mirror. The sides are the 3watt speakers.
The figures assume you use it without a 3.5mm connection if you have a lead connected this will add 2cm to the last figure the depth.
The top has touch buttons to increase or decrease the volume.
The back has an on/off slider an LED beside it to denote it’s on then a 3.5mm socket for Auxiliary input and finally a micro USB socket to charge the unit.
The box it comes in has a 3.5mm to 3.5mm lead and a micro USB to USB lead.
There is a 28 page manual with the first three pages in English that explain everything even for the first time user.
I said above that ‘Volume Level’ affects the LEDs and they do but it is actually a built in equalizer that actives the green, amber and red LEDs.
The sound quality for 3watt speakers is excellent and I spent many hours listening to the output both via Bluetooth which worked through two solid walls which is about the average I get but also via 3.5mm lead.
When listening via 3.5mm lead at a level that would be fine for a normal sized room I got ten hours of use between charges.
Recharge time was around 130 minutes.
The mirror is a distraction and suffers as a lot of such things do with fingermarks when people pick it up to check it out and fingermarks are hard to remove as anyone who frequently uses a portable mirror will tell you.
I also connected this unit to other outputs including a PC and indeed my audio system and the output from both was quite acceptable.
Without the mirror and equalizer this would be a perfectly acceptable speaker system.
With the mirror and equalizer it becomes a talking point, does it improve the already good sound, no, but then any object that has an added something bringing a new feature will have that criticism slung at it.
I tried placing it mirror side down and it was as I expected a perfectly good speaker system without the distractions of the mirror and equalizer but then some people want a distraction and with the mirror and equalizer it is certainly that.
So let’s consider it as a gadget first and a speaker system second and it becomes a novel tool, it could be a selling tool for something else much like a scantily clad lady might have been a few years ago. I find this a little sad as the speaker sound deserves to be heard for itself and not as a distraction.
Infinity is available from the link below for £43.95.
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