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Fluance Fi30 speaker: Best sound for your Bluetooth buckThe Fluance Fi30's design isn't for everyone, but for those in search of the best sound for their Bluetooth buck, the $149.99 wireless speaker is hard to beat.
I'm David Carnoy and welcome to another first look video. -- wants an online direct to consumer Canadian company is known -- bring up excellent performing speakers for modest prices so we were looking forward to testing out its first Bluetooth speaker. The F I 830 which retails for all the -- and 4999. It looks similar to the company's older FISDK. 500 iPod speaker dock featuring the same medium density fiberboard cabinet. And a high gloss black or white finish what this is a smaller speaker and has two drivers -- -- of four and leaves off such actors as a remote. And LCD screen on the front this new wireless model also has virtually no buttons except for an on off switch and Bluetooth reset button on the back there's no pause play -- or transport controls -- to control everything for your mobile device which is fine. But I just thought I'd point out that the speaker is pretty no frills -- does offer apt -- streaming for devices that support the feature. Apt X it's supposed to make Bluetooth audio sound better but the difference if you can hear it is relatively slight. As for connected -- you get an audio input for connecting non Bluetooth devices and -- -- USB input for charging Smartphones and tablets. Speaker may not have quite as much -- and overall -- is the larger app by SDK 500. But it offers a similar sound profile with -- -- powerful but never over done an excellent -- definition. A lot of these Bluetooth speakers and have a harsh edge to them particularly at higher volumes but -- -- by thirty please clean is nicely -- with a pretty warm -- Until small to medium sized room with sound but doesn't quite cut it for a larger room so it sound better than a lot of Bluetooth -- the cost twice as much or even more. But those in search for the best sound for their Bluetooth buck. -- fight -- hard to be at 14999. It really does sound good privileges -- -- David Connelly and thanks for watching. --