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I have the iHome iHM10S that I use when I'm away from my computer and when it's not convenient to wear headphones. It works pretty well and sounds fine for a portable speaker system, but sometimes it's just not loud enough. I could not find information about the wattage of it anywhere, but can you guys recommend something that will be louder? It's ok if it requires external power. Budget is 50-60. (This unit costs $25). It must be portable, self contained and use a standard 3.5mm jack(I don't use an Ipod, having a separate music device seems so unnecessary now. ).

Edit:

seem to get very good reviews.
Edited by Flynny - 4/30/11 at 2:00pm
post #2 of 5
I'm not an expert , but personally I don't like those brandless unknown quality speakers ,

At your budget I think Razer Ferox for 60$ is good , on the other hand you may consider increasing your budget "way too much" and get an audiophile grade speaker from Bose or B&W
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i dont know about those speakers, though i have seen a LOT of no-name products that get hundreds of awesome reviews... reviews that are almost too good to be true. Then again, even bose was a no-name once. haha

i wouldnt go with bose or B&W as they are both known to be speakers that are made to sound good at lower volumes (you said you wanted loud)

however, i dont know much about portable speakers so i wont be much help here.
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External/portable/iPod speaker sucks, seriously.

Do not buy them, at all.
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http://store.razerzone.com/store/raz...oryId.35096300
Razer Ferox ... your only choice i guess. I do not own them but really want this beautiful pair, heard they are really loud aswell.
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