"Other good home Bluetooth speakers -- If you want a super-affordable, super-compact, super-simple home Bluetooth speaker: The softball-sized OC Acoustic Newport looks like an affordable portable Bluetooth speaker, but is designed solely for home use. It requires no charging and no power supply because it plugs straight into an AC outlet. The only buttons are for power and party mode.
"I’ve been using the [OC Acoustic] Newport Plug-in Bluetooth Speaker for my transition now that I rarely leave the house during the daytime hours...This means that I needed some sort of Bluetooth speaker that could be used in the kitchen as a music therapy speaker. This Bluetooth speaker is amazing! I mean it!"
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"The Newport Bluetooth wireless speaker is a two-inch speaker that plugs into an electrical outlet. That’s really appealing because there isn’t much room on my desk for a stand-alone speaker. And when I move it into the kitchen for meal preparation, I don’t have to free up precious counter space. Plus I don’t have to worry about the clutter of charging cables for battery-operated Bluetooth speakers. (The green angle: no lithium batteries.)"
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"OC Acoustic Newport Bluetooth speaker: this is definitely a product that makes you think, “I can’t believe no one has done this before” or “I wish I would have thought of that!”...I hope this isn’t the last product we have seen from this innovative company."
Enjoy Quality Sound in Any Room with OC Acoustic Newport Plug-In Speaker
"“As much as I enjoy streaming audio to portable Bluetooth speakers, there is the inevitable clutter of charging cables and the eyesore of having random speakers take up space when all I want to do is listen to music. The Newport solves every one of these problems by virtually disappearing in a room while filling the space with superb, crystal-clear audio.”
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"The Newport does not block the second plug of the outlet and a USB port is provided for charging your mobile devices. The speaker provides high-quality sound beyond its price point and is available in several colors."
If you’re hard pressed to find an affordable pair of Bluetooth loudspeakers that sound good, the OC Acoustic Newport get the job done
"They work exceptionally well outside and in those weird spots at home where you want music but can’t install a permanent pair of loudspeakers...The value is strong with these and I plan on getting another set for outside use."
"If Mom loves listening to music, she will love the convenience of the OC Acoustic Newport Plug-In Speaker! This Bluetooth speaker is designed to directly plug into any electrical outlet and frees up counter space! It will provide a cleaner look at home or in the office! The best part is that since it plugs directly into the outlet, Mom will never have to worry about charging this Bluetooth® speaker ever! It is available in four different colors so you can pick the perfect one for Mom!”
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"You can connect up to 50 Newport speakers together in “Party Mode” to provide affordable and flexible whole-home audio from a single Bluetooth source. Party mode is also a good way for a business to add sound throughout their facility without a lot of expensive wiring or system design."