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#261394 25-Nov-2019 13:36
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So I might go for these speakers


Is there such a thing I can wire them into which will connect to an ipad/iphone via bluetooth to play the sound? 







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  #2360465 25-Nov-2019 13:44
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  #2360483 25-Nov-2019 14:09
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Simple answer to your question is yes - there are huge numbers of products on the marker that do what you want to do. You could buy a very basic Bluetooth adapter off Aliexpress for ~NZ$4 or easily spend $80 for one locally. Without knowing your actual requirements it's hard to make a specific recommendation.




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  #2360547 25-Nov-2019 16:21
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The Echo Dot smart speaker can also function as a bluetooth speaker and has a 3.5mm out jack you can use to connect it to your stereo.


I do this sometimes so I can bluetooth from my phone to the stereo. Another option that's not crazy expensive if you don't mind smart speakers.


I disconnect it the rest of the time so I can use it for alarms and weather etc.

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  #2360556 25-Nov-2019 17:11
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Neither of the speakers the OP lists have amplifiers, so you would need an amplifier as well.


I would look for active speakers that you can use outdoors if I were the OP.


One possibility is the Sonos Move


They are around $738 currently at Harvey Norman

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  #2360559 25-Nov-2019 17:16
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If you do go down the BT speaker path I highly recommend these:


Note: Can be got for less on sale.


I purchased 2 which can be hooked up in stereo - they sound really good (and I say this as someone who is kinda fussy with audio gear) - and they are way cheaper than name brand options.




Review here:





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  #2360604 25-Nov-2019 19:21
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Start looking thru these search results -




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