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USB Powered Speakers

SKU: ADA1363

$16.95 AUD, inc GST
$15.41 AUD, exc GST

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USB Powered Speakers
16.95 AUD

SKU: ADA1363

$16.95 AUD, inc GST
$15.41 AUD, exc GST
In stock, ships today if ordered before 2PM
Delivered by Mon, 21st of Aug

Add some extra boom to your audio project with these powered loudspeakers. Adafruit sampled half a dozen different models to find ones with a good frequency response, so you'll get quality audio output for music playback. Simply connect the standard 3.5mm stereo plug into your Raspberry Pi model B or B+, Wave shield, etc. There's even a volume control wheel on it so you can set it up just right. Please note: The manufacturer ships these as black and white, some units may be either color.

For power, plug the USB connector into anything that can provide USB power. If you keep the volume about half-way (which is still really loud), the current draw is 200-400mA. At max volume, you can end up with up to 1 A peak draw. If a computer is not available, one of Adafruit's 5V 1A wall adapters will work well and if you want to power from a battery pack, you can use a USB A to 2.1mm adapter if you don't want to cut the cord.

USB Powered Speakers (1:33)

Technical Details

  • 100 Hz - 18 KHz frequency response
  • Power requirements: 5VDC 1A peak (at max volume output)
  • 4 Ohm impedance speakers, 3W each
  • Dimensions (one speaker): 69mm x 80mm x 85mm / 2.7" x 3.2" x 3.3"

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