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Surely the T12's - also from Creative - would be a better idea? They're available for around the same price and crucially support Apt-X.
Is it rechargeable ?
@ducati900feNo, it's mains only. Stupid really as the lower model D100 can run off normal AA batteries.I see no point on this D200, the T12 is a better deal for fixed systems like @ffrankmccaffery said. If you want cheap, go anywhere system, get the D100 for £35.I'm using the D100 as a dirt-cheap Airplay-like system for the iPhone/Pod, works great.
I found sound quality good, but resonant at certain lower frequencies even at moderate volumes, perhaps just my unit though.Biggest gripe (though foreseeable) was the audio delay that crept into the connection- makes it impossible to use for any video where audio syncing may be an issue- makes it unwatchable. This is a fault of the bluetooth connection and is present at even close range.I sent mine back as I was happier to keep my trusty wired Saitek A-200 portable speaker which has served me well for nearly 5 years. If there is another solution that can wirelessly stream output from a PC from any source WITHOUT delay- I'd like to find it.
... err I think you may have got your facts wrong regarding the aptX codec. The D200 speaker does have aptX. I have one and while the quality isn't as good as the D5, the aptX certainly makes an improvement over standard Bluetooth EDR + SBC codec.
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