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Offline James Edward

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Inexpensive Bluetooth Receiver Recommendation
« on: May 25, 2020, 06:40:39 AM »
Good Morning,
Does anyone use or have experience with an inexpensive bluetooth receiver for music/ home stereo use, not one geared toward car/ phone use...
I use the Audioengine B1, and it is as good as it gets as far as I'm concerned.
But, I have a frugal friend, and he's just not going to spend 189.00. I'd like some recommendations below a hundred bucks if possible. The transmitting source end will be an ipod touch and ipad. There is not a separate dac in the system, so the rca outs would be utilized.
Thanks for any thoughts.
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Re: Inexpensive Bluetooth Receiver Recommendation
« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2020, 08:31:00 AM »
Hey James:
Did the pad to blue tooth receiver rca to stereo.
Barry (from NJ) told me about the esinkin receiver.
Awesome little unit for 23 bucks.

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Re: Inexpensive Bluetooth Receiver Recommendation
« Reply #2 on: May 25, 2020, 12:56:34 PM »
Perfect. Thank you...
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Re: Inexpensive Bluetooth Receiver Recommendation
« Reply #3 on: May 25, 2020, 02:02:10 PM »
On it's way. Thanks again. Stay tuned for the next query...
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Re: Inexpensive Bluetooth Receiver Recommendation
« Reply #4 on: May 25, 2020, 04:48:29 PM »
I wouldn't call it "high-end" but it doesn't sound bad at all. I had gotten one for my son some time ago.
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Re: Inexpensive Bluetooth Receiver Recommendation
« Reply #5 on: June 15, 2020, 10:23:01 AM »
A thank you for the esinkin w29-US bluetooth receiver recommendation. I went to a friend's house this weekend, and I was able to dj the whole event using Tidal. It sounded great- no 'critical listening', but definitely exceeded my 23.00 expectations.
An easy suggestion for anyone needing bluetooth audio connectivy.
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Re: Inexpensive Bluetooth Receiver Recommendation
« Reply #6 on: June 15, 2020, 05:51:01 PM »
Glad it worked out for you.
It does have me wondering about the higher priced units.
How do you think it sounded compared to your unit at home?

Don
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Re: Inexpensive Bluetooth Receiver Recommendation
« Reply #7 on: June 15, 2020, 06:28:37 PM »
Truthfully, I'd buy the esink. Since the system was completely different, and it was a loud party type thing, I could not venture a guess. But I will say, no one there was an audiophile(which might be a good thing), but they were enjoying the hell out of the music.
They are music festival types, so I was playing a lot of older but same style stuff; Santana, Dead, Hot Tuna, etc., along with 60's and 70's 'festival' things- Monterey Pop, Woodstock, etc., etc.
My friend has PSB Stratus Gold i speakers, and I gave him my LSA amp http://www.stereomojo.com/LSA%20SIGNATURE%20INTEGRATED%20AMP%20REVIEW/LSASIGNATUREINTEGRATEDAMPREVIEW.htm (mistake). We were probably cruising the night at 90-100db. Ear police need not worry- it was a fluid situation- out on the deck, back in, repeat.
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Re: Inexpensive Bluetooth Receiver Recommendation
« Reply #8 on: June 16, 2020, 10:48:30 AM »
  I like the JBL Bluetooth receivers.


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Re: Inexpensive Bluetooth Receiver Recommendation
« Reply #9 on: June 16, 2020, 01:53:26 PM »
Do you mean this Charles- https://www.amazon.com/JBL-PRV275-Gauge-Stereo-JBLPRV275/dp/B07KQDRBQW
Or are you referring to the JBL Bluetooth speakers? I am a big fan of the JBL bluetooth speakers- they sound great and go a long way on a charge.
 FWIW, my reason for going upstate this past weekend was my friend's 10th anniversary, and a couple of us chipped in for a JBL Charge 4- https://www.amazon.com/JBL-Portable-Waterproof-Wireless-Bluetooth/dp/B07GWRCZQP
I don't know how they get such sound out of a relatively small piece. Highly recommended.
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Re: Inexpensive Bluetooth Receiver Recommendation
« Reply #10 on: June 17, 2020, 08:15:44 AM »
   Both products actually. Amazes as to the sound of these things.


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