[bookport] Re: External speaker for use with the Bookport

I'm assuming these speakers need a power source.  How long do they run on
batteries?  also, are there some people know of which can be plugged in.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Marlaina Lieberg" <marlaina@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: <bookport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, July 26, 2004 1:48 PM
Subject: [bookport] Re: External speaker for use with the Bookport


> Radio Shack makes 2 very nice folding speakers, one set is about ten
dollars
> the other about twenty.  The smaller set, the ten dollar set, are really
> quite portable and sound just fine.  I like them best for they are light
> weight.
> Marlaina Lieberg
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Rick Alfaro" <ralfaro@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <bookport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Monday, July 26, 2004 10:22 AM
> Subject: [bookport] Re: External speaker for use with the Bookport
>
>
> > Paula,
> >
> > There are lots of options out there.  Check at
> > www.etronics.com
> > Or
> > www.circuitcity.com
> >
> > Just do a search for portable speaker
> >
> > I have a little unit made by Creative that I got on sale for $39 after
> > rebates, but that offer isn't available any longer, and although they =
> > sound
> > terrific, I don't think they are worth $69 which is their regular price.
> > Panasonic makes 2 or 3 models that also sound very good.  I have one of
=
> > the
> > Panasonic models that I also use from time to time that I Paid $29 for.
> > These are of a folding design and they sound great considering their =
> > size.
> > Unfortunately, I can't recall the model number of the Panasonic set I =
> > have,
> > but I am pretty sure that both Circuit City and Etronics carries it.  =
> > HTH
> >
> > Best regards,
> > =20
> > Rick Alfaro
> > ralfaro@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: bookport-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx =
> > [mailto:bookport-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> > On Behalf Of Paula Mack
> > Sent: Monday, July 26, 2004 12:56 PM
> > To: bookport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [bookport] External speaker for use with the Bookport
> >
> >
> > Hi listers,
> > I'm seriously considering buying a Bookport, but I have only one
> > reservation, so thought I'd ask those of you who are already using the
> > bookport for input.
> >
> > Right now, I do most of my reading whether from Bookshare, Web Braille,
=
> > or
> > any other type of file that is in a format that can be accessed, with my
> > M20.  For some reason, i don't like reading on the PC.  I guess I like =
> > the
> > idea of being able to move around, and of course with the M20, you've =
> > got
> > access to Braille if you want to read that way.  So, here is my =
> > question:  I
> > know that the bookport has no internal speaker, and of course, for times
> > when we are travelling, that is fine.  However, I can't see myself =
> > sitting
> > at home with my feet up relaxing with a pair of headphones or earbuds =
> > on.
> > For me, they are usable, but not comfortable.  So, what kind of options
=
> > are
> > available in terms of external speakers that can be used with the =
> > bookport.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Paula
> > Mack
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
>
>


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