Re: Bowes Mini SoundLink replacement?

Geoff Eden

Yes, the Bose mini ii, is the best $200 Canadian I have spent in a long time. For both close listening and it to fill a modest size room, it can't be beat. The pairing procedure is simple, and the book says 10 hours on a battery charge. I can assure you that they must be speaking of relatively high volume, because I frequently get 25 to 30 hours of desktop listening.

They have found an interesting way to get a pack of fairly realistic base punch, and I do mean punch, from a speaker unit that is hardly 8 inches long and 2 1/2 inches on a side. There is a deep enough bottom there to make you think you're dealing with 10 or 12 and speakers, at least down to 40 or 50 Hz.

Mine is 2 years old and I'm not seeing a noticeable difference in the rechargeable battery cycle.


-----Original Message-----
From: Tim Noonan
Sent: Wednesday, February 19, 2020 6:30 PM
Cc: Tim Noonan
Subject: Re: [all-audio] Bowes Mini SoundLink replacement?

I'm pretty sure there was a series 2 for that range, with speaking menus and improved sound quality with cleaner bass.

Not sure if it is still a current model though.


On 20 Feb 2020, at 8:25 am, John Gurd via Groups.Io <> wrote:

I have the first Mini SoundLink and I really like the audio from it.
Unfortunately it's on it's last legs. I think I heard the subsequent
versions weren't as easy to use. Is that correct? I'm looking for a
Bluetooth speaker around the same size with the same or better rich sound?
Any suggestions?



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