Westlake Village, Calif. - Accessory Power is rolling out a quartet of portable Bluetooth speakers over the next two to three months at suggested retails ranging from $49 to $99.
Three are portable AC/DC models. All carry the company's GOgroove brand, which is used for such audio products as PC speakers and docking speakers.
The lineup starts with the $49-suggested GOgroove BlueSync EX Pocket Bluetooth speaker, whose features include an expandable compartment to deliver deeper bass, and lithium-ion battery recharged via USB power cable. The 2.9- by 2.9- by 1.5-inch speaker delivers 2-watt RMS output. Battery life is up to four hours. It also features built-in 3.5mm audio cable for wired connection to non-Bluetooth audio devices.
At $99, the GOgroove BlueSync is a tabletop AC-only stereo speaker featuring Bluetooth AVRCP (audio video remote control profile) and onboard controls for pairing, volume, pause and play. A rear USB charging port charges connected USB devices, and a 3.5mm aux input connects to non-Bluetooth audio sources. The 11- by 3.8- by 4-inch speaker delivers 2x3-watt RMS output through dual 2.5-inch drivers.
At $89, the AC/DC GOgroove BlueSync OR3 features onboard controls for pairing, volume and playback control, rechargeable battery for up to 16 hours of playback, 2-watt output, and single 70mm driver in a 4.8- by 4.8- by 7.8-inch chassis.
Another portable model is the $99 GOgroove BlueSync STX, which is powered by AC or eight AA batteries. The 11.8- by 5.3- by 4-inch speaker comes with separate smartphone/tablet stand for viewing video at a comfortable angle. Other features include 3.5mm aux in, 2x3-watt RMS output, an up to 25 hours of playback time on eight AA batteries.
Accessory Power also offers headphones, rechargeable batteries, bags and cases, power products and cables.