Panocean Smartsound Audio Dock, Not perfect, but really pretty good.

I was wanting for a distant command audio player for my apple iphone six+, ipad air 2 or my outdated ipod 128gb. The selections appeared rather minimal. I am disabled therefore the distant and choose to store with amazon even on the unusual times they usually are not cheapest. I was blown away when i noticed this. It was a thing i couldn’t imagine in my wildest gadget dreams (and some of them are wild) but back again to the snappily named zettaly avy. It arrived in the trademark amazon box, large with a mile or two of brown paper. The machine is in an beautiful box which contained common plug (excellent style), usb micro direct, instruction e book (seems to be extensive) and a smart white distant manage blessed just the correct number of buttons without the need of being bewildering and very clear symbols. It has a pill form battery to allow for the distant to be svelte. The real speaker is a joy to take care of, higher excellent finishes and really great moulded grip. It is just weighty more than enough to really feel okay but it is really lighter than my compact bose speaker.

I take pleasure in listening to songs in the kitchen when cooking and occasionally enjoy music videos and television set demonstrates among points i’m undertaking. I made use of to do this with my pill but that implies wrestling it off the young children then setting it up and leaning it versus a thing to catch a glimpse of what i’m seeing. I decided i required a thing that had quite a few of the functions of my pill but far better seem good quality and additional of a long-lasting function in the kitchen area. I chose this a person to begin with mainly because of the model and dimension. It has a really appealing and appealing look that would not search out of place in any area in my property. The 2nd motive was the flexibility and potential to use all the applications that i already have on my tablet. I can use all the media gamers i have tried using and could also use kodi on it if i preferred to. The device alone is also really adaptable with a power plug process that adapts to a few various kinds so could be taken away on getaway if you needed to. There is also ports for hdmi, micro usb and a micro sd card slot. The picture high-quality is fantastic and the audio from the speakers is of a actually fantastic quality and is miles greater than my tablet sound.

Even now performing great adore it,im working with as bedside alarm also for new music ,,only challenge i have now is bat is not operating ,,also bat door is gets incredibly hotand the bat door is now out of form with the heat from bat ,, so it only operates now if pluged in via charger ,what bat does this use and how do i get hold of one particular ??update bat having incredibly hot, now bat blown out of case . (notice-seven) i have now eradicated bat and questioned for replacment or refund.

Comments from buyers

“1,765013 Reasons to Buy a Zettaly Avy (not including the name!), Great picture and sound for any room in the house!!, More than the sum of its parts”

 an android pill with good speakers will make this a totally good and full portable/particular entertainment process – wrapped up in a glossy white minimal apple-esque layout. Nicely proportioned to sit just about any where – on the desk, microwave or bedside desk. 4 lets you operate all your favourite applications – in my circumstance avast, tune in, amazon music, plex, bbc information, facebook, audible, amazon browsing, kindle, twitter – with obtain is accessible to all the google applications like mail, chrome etc. Importantly, if you use the exact same gmail login for your cellular phone then your products will be automatically in sync – use your kindle/audible/plex application from particularly where you left off, all your google app content material will be there. I can hear you stating – but i can get a bluetooth speaker to hook up to my telephone/tablet to get the exact same impact – and of course you can obtain an dreadful good deal of speaker for £100. . But this is actually very first and foremost a self contained media centre which you could let any person to access. For instance, in the kitchen, for recipes, radio, tv set, information – devoid of obtaining to make certain the bluetooth speaker is switched on/charged up/paired/linked. . Or getting capable to go to bed – just change it on and know it’s likely to get the job done. Or carry on looking at a film on it whilst you use your telephone for text/mail/whatsapp.

I bought this machine so that i experienced an android application in readiness for my amazon echo dot (right before i realised that you could access alexa by means of a computer system). Anyway, i resolved to hold it as a substitute for the squeezebox that had been sitting by my bedside for many years. I like the integation of the tablet with speakers – would seem like a wise thing to do. Remaining android i have access to apps, which is good, and i mainly use the bbc iplayer radio application (which functions brilliantly) and the amazon tunes player application (which is a bit hit and pass up on this product). I also use the calendar and alarm clock, the two of which are fine. I like the truth i can unplug it from the mains and have it into the shower area to go on enjoying new music or radio. Perfectly, the display is a minimal vibrant at night time when the night clock is showing (but i can live with that). There is, having said that, no mild sensor, so it does not car-dim.

I bought this for my wife (right from zettaly) for use as a bedside radio / alarm clock following our two highly-priced roberts radio products grew to become incompatible with bbc podcasts earlier in the yr. A dedicated android unit with first rate, crafted-in speakers – helps make tons of sense the moment you have a person and the superior good quality merchandise has worked exceptionally very well. My wife’s a technophobe and would shed patience incredibly speedily with anything messy or complex (like pairing her mobile phone with a different, bluetooth speaker), so shopping for one thing that is effective flawlessly for her – particularly if/ when she wakes-up in the middle of the evening and/or when she hasn’t received her glasses on – was my principal aim. 4 system would enable us to match any/ all standard applications, to retain it very simple, we have alternatively only equipped the apps we have to have to hear to united kingdom radio on tune-in radio, bbc podcasts on the bbc i-participant and our tunes on google participate in. The avy has also from time to time been utilized to stream an odd television programme through a chromecast dongle and functions flawlessly at that to.

I do not intend to repeat all of the opinions by the other reviewers they have amply and eloquently described the unit’s superior (and tiny quantity of not so fantastic) factors. Indeed, i concur the tablet isn’t really the most up to date hardware or os spec and the speakers won’t rattle your home windows but as a adaptable moveable media player, the general offer just is effective fantastically very well. Every thing i have mounted (iplayer, spotify, enjoy songs, itv hub, amazon primary movie) operates perfectly. Surprisingly it was the inclusion of the modest distant control functionalty that genuinely rounds things off, it makes everything useable and effortless the killer app was kodi (was xbmc), with the remote it will work so substantially far better than on my galaxy tab, a appropriate television set in minature. I have chromecast on my not-really-smart television and chromecast audio on my major speakers, if i want a massive monitor or significant audio i can do that much too. 1 request to zettaly – if you do an upgrade to lollipop, please will not split anything. Particularly the kitkat daydream feature, which helps make this a extremely practical bedside box. Now i just have to make guaranteed my daughter would not steal it when she goes to university.

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Panocean Smartsound Audio Dock with Touchscreen Connector and Speakers 2 x 5 W White
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3.4 of 5 stars, based on 64 reviews

One Comment on “Panocean Smartsound Audio Dock, Not perfect, but really pretty good.”

  1. This is a great multi-function device that i am using as a portable security monitor for streaming video from my cctv system. ) remote control for my youview box, surround system, xboxthe built in battery is great and therefore allows it to be moved from room to room.
    1. This is a great multi-function device that i am using as a portable security monitor for streaming video from my cctv system. ) remote control for my youview box, surround system, xboxthe built in battery is great and therefore allows it to be moved from room to room.
  2. This review is from : Panocean Smartsound Audio Dock with Touchscreen Connector and Speakers 2 x 5 W White

    I’ve had this for about 9 months now and i love it. This is a brilliant product – i’ve got a microsd with all my music on in it and it gets planet rock on internet app since they decided to desert east anglia. . And it’s a tablet too, although i only ever use it for planet rock, amazon music and my own music. The sound quality is excellent for the price and battery lasts over 7 hours as promised so can happily follow me around in the loft, garage, garden or bathroom at shaving time ;-).
  3. This review is from : Panocean Smartsound Audio Dock with Touchscreen Connector and Speakers 2 x 5 W White

    I’ve had this for about 9 months now and i love it. This is a brilliant product – i’ve got a microsd with all my music on in it and it gets planet rock on internet app since they decided to desert east anglia. . And it’s a tablet too, although i only ever use it for planet rock, amazon music and my own music. The sound quality is excellent for the price and battery lasts over 7 hours as promised so can happily follow me around in the loft, garage, garden or bathroom at shaving time ;-).
    1. I bought this to replace an internet radio by the bedside. I now have access to everything i had with the internet radio and much more – including catch up radio and spotify. It has a good battery life as well. The speakers are good quality. Video output via hdmi is something else that contributes to the flexibility of this product. If you’re in two minds, buy this. I’ve seen nothing like this anywhere else.
  4. This review is from : Panocean Smartsound Audio Dock with Touchscreen Connector and Speakers 2 x 5 W White

    I bought this to replace an internet radio by the bedside. I now have access to everything i had with the internet radio and much more – including catch up radio and spotify. It has a good battery life as well. The speakers are good quality. Video output via hdmi is something else that contributes to the flexibility of this product. If you’re in two minds, buy this. I’ve seen nothing like this anywhere else.
    1. For a product that is priced at nearly £200 i would’ve expected a lot more. Very plastic feel to it, sound average for the price and live videos (such as off the itv player) can’t be played. If priced more reasonable it may rate better but as its advertised as £189 very poor value. I would go for a reasonable priced tablet or kindle.
  5. This review is from : Panocean Smartsound Audio Dock with Touchscreen Connector and Speakers 2 x 5 W White

    For a product that is priced at nearly £200 i would’ve expected a lot more. Very plastic feel to it, sound average for the price and live videos (such as off the itv player) can’t be played. If priced more reasonable it may rate better but as its advertised as £189 very poor value. I would go for a reasonable priced tablet or kindle.
    1. This is a wonderful product, and i can’t understand why it’s not better-known. Imagine an old-fashioned portable stereo combined with a pc and tv with a very good small colour screen. Or imagine a laptop with great graphics, superb wi-fi capacity capable of streaming a movie with no buffering, and astonishingly good speakers capable of filling a large room with rounded rich sound straight from spotify, youtube or your own source. All this packed into an intuitively designed, solid but light-weight portable package for under £100?.2 months in, and it’s still my favourite toy.
  6. This review is from : Panocean Smartsound Audio Dock with Touchscreen Connector and Speakers 2 x 5 W White

    This is a wonderful product, and i can’t understand why it’s not better-known. Imagine an old-fashioned portable stereo combined with a pc and tv with a very good small colour screen. Or imagine a laptop with great graphics, superb wi-fi capacity capable of streaming a movie with no buffering, and astonishingly good speakers capable of filling a large room with rounded rich sound straight from spotify, youtube or your own source. All this packed into an intuitively designed, solid but light-weight portable package for under £100?.2 months in, and it’s still my favourite toy.
    1. Excellent piece of portable kit, just read all the positive reviews, had this a few days now & it works great, for what it does it is a bargain, just simple idea well executed & there are hardly any other products like this on the market.
  7. This review is from : Panocean Smartsound Audio Dock with Touchscreen Connector and Speakers 2 x 5 W White

    Excellent piece of portable kit, just read all the positive reviews, had this a few days now & it works great, for what it does it is a bargain, just simple idea well executed & there are hardly any other products like this on the market.
  8. This review is from : Panocean Smartsound Audio Dock with Touchscreen Connector and Speakers 2 x 5 W White

    Imagine an android phone without a sim. So it can do all the normal things, except calls and text. Then add some (pretty good for the size and price) speakers. Press the display-on button, and it’s immediately ready for action:press the radio player icon, and we’re listening to internet radio; or the media player, and we’re streaming from our music collection. Meanwhile, check out the local weather forecast and our diary for the week or see the news headlines (yes, the screen is a good size); the possibilities are endless. This is one of the best purchases i’ve ever made.
  9. This review is from : Panocean Smartsound Audio Dock with Touchscreen Connector and Speakers 2 x 5 W White

    Imagine an android phone without a sim. So it can do all the normal things, except calls and text. Then add some (pretty good for the size and price) speakers. Press the display-on button, and it’s immediately ready for action:press the radio player icon, and we’re listening to internet radio; or the media player, and we’re streaming from our music collection. Meanwhile, check out the local weather forecast and our diary for the week or see the news headlines (yes, the screen is a good size); the possibilities are endless. This is one of the best purchases i’ve ever made.
  10. This review is from : Panocean Smartsound Audio Dock with Touchscreen Connector and Speakers 2 x 5 W White

    I’ve had this a couple of days now, and i love it. I used to have an archos 35 as a bedside alarm clock, but much to my dismay it died a year or so ago and could not be revived. I always wondered if anyone would come up with a successor, and now they have. I am using this as a music source in my workshop, and it’s perfect for that. It plays music from the internet (usually tunein. Com), and if i ever need to watch a youtube video to help with a project, it can do that too. Let’s hope that the reliability is up to scratch.
  11. This review is from : Panocean Smartsound Audio Dock with Touchscreen Connector and Speakers 2 x 5 W White

    I’ve had this a couple of days now, and i love it. I used to have an archos 35 as a bedside alarm clock, but much to my dismay it died a year or so ago and could not be revived. I always wondered if anyone would come up with a successor, and now they have. I am using this as a music source in my workshop, and it’s perfect for that. It plays music from the internet (usually tunein. Com), and if i ever need to watch a youtube video to help with a project, it can do that too. Let’s hope that the reliability is up to scratch.
    1. A very clever device – the perfect way to access bbc radio iplayer and hear the programmes you missed in good (hi-bit) sound and that’s only the tip of the iceberg.
      1. A very clever device – the perfect way to access bbc radio iplayer and hear the programmes you missed in good (hi-bit) sound and that’s only the tip of the iceberg.
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    Really good value for money and my son was very pleased with it.
  13. This review is from : Panocean Smartsound Audio Dock with Touchscreen Connector and Speakers 2 x 5 W White

    Really good value for money and my son was very pleased with it.
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    Lots of features but sound quality not as good as i had expected.
      1. On our second one as the first would sometimes lose all audio. Love the idea of it let’s hope the second one doesn’t develop the same issues.
  15. On our second one as the first would sometimes lose all audio. Love the idea of it let’s hope the second one doesn’t develop the same issues.
    1. Absolutely delighted , screen is bigger than i thought and sound is superb.
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    Absolutely delighted , screen is bigger than i thought and sound is superb.
    1. Does everything i wanted it to do, the only down side is that it doesn’t charge via usb like a phone or tablet.
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    Does everything i wanted it to do, the only down side is that it doesn’t charge via usb like a phone or tablet.
    1. Great little product- simple to use. Some have commented on sound quality, my view is that it is not a bose nor a boom box- but sound is perfectly adequate for watching tv and listening to radio.
      1. Great little product- simple to use. Some have commented on sound quality, my view is that it is not a bose nor a boom box- but sound is perfectly adequate for watching tv and listening to radio.
  18. This review is from : Panocean Smartsound Audio Dock with Touchscreen Connector and Speakers 2 x 5 W White

    This is the 4th wifi radio set i own, and probably my favourite. I bought this one mainly for the android touchscreen interface – even though i’m an apple guy. And also because of the built in camera – great for skyping home while i’m in the kitchen cooking. The apps seem to be all working well, mostly using tunein radio and individual radio station apps (triple j, bbc radio etc). I’ve installed facebook, you tube, world clock, weather apps, set up my email accounts but use it primarily for streaming radio. The sound isn’t great but hey, it’s not a high-end audio unit – besides you can plug in external speakers via a standard 3. Good product overall and i’ve recommended it to others.
  19. This review is from : Panocean Smartsound Audio Dock with Touchscreen Connector and Speakers 2 x 5 W White

    This is the 4th wifi radio set i own, and probably my favourite. I bought this one mainly for the android touchscreen interface – even though i’m an apple guy. And also because of the built in camera – great for skyping home while i’m in the kitchen cooking. The apps seem to be all working well, mostly using tunein radio and individual radio station apps (triple j, bbc radio etc). I’ve installed facebook, you tube, world clock, weather apps, set up my email accounts but use it primarily for streaming radio. The sound isn’t great but hey, it’s not a high-end audio unit – besides you can plug in external speakers via a standard 3. Good product overall and i’ve recommended it to others.
    1. I bought this for my mother in law who lives in the north of belgium, but likes to listen to the radios of the south. Due to the bilingual nature of our country, this presents some challenges, and moving around with a smartphone and headphones is not practical. This is what she has to say:radio internet avy zettaly android. Forme arrondie avec un creux derrière pour une prise aisée. On peut donc transporter l’appareil facilement et sans danger de le laisser tomber. Les couleurs blanc et noir contribuent à rendre cette radio discrète et très élégante. Elle convient donc à tous les types de pièces et de mobilier. Choix d’artistes ,d’albums, de chansons particulières. Netflix:choix important de films classés clairement par thèmes. Plus toutes les autres fonctions d’internet. Radio: la fonction que j’utilise personnellement le plus car je suis francophone mais j’habite en flandre où c’est difficile de recevoir des programmes en français. Bien sûr ,j’ai la télévision mais difficile de transporter une grande tv d’une pièce à l’autre. Avec cette radio , je passe facilement d’une émission en français à une émission en néerlandais avec la possibilité de m’informer dans tous les endroits car il existe de nombreuses radios locales. En résumé, ma vie a agréablement changé grâce à cette radio. Too lazy to translate, but this little things has changed her life in better: she can hear the news and infos in the shower, she can watch netflix, she is very happy indeed. Usually she hates my technological presents, this she loves ;).
  20. This review is from : Panocean Smartsound Audio Dock with Touchscreen Connector and Speakers 2 x 5 W White

    I bought this for my mother in law who lives in the north of belgium, but likes to listen to the radios of the south. Due to the bilingual nature of our country, this presents some challenges, and moving around with a smartphone and headphones is not practical. This is what she has to say:radio internet avy zettaly android. Forme arrondie avec un creux derrière pour une prise aisée. On peut donc transporter l’appareil facilement et sans danger de le laisser tomber. Les couleurs blanc et noir contribuent à rendre cette radio discrète et très élégante. Elle convient donc à tous les types de pièces et de mobilier. Choix d’artistes ,d’albums, de chansons particulières. Netflix:choix important de films classés clairement par thèmes. Plus toutes les autres fonctions d’internet. Radio: la fonction que j’utilise personnellement le plus car je suis francophone mais j’habite en flandre où c’est difficile de recevoir des programmes en français. Bien sûr ,j’ai la télévision mais difficile de transporter une grande tv d’une pièce à l’autre. Avec cette radio , je passe facilement d’une émission en français à une émission en néerlandais avec la possibilité de m’informer dans tous les endroits car il existe de nombreuses radios locales. En résumé, ma vie a agréablement changé grâce à cette radio. Too lazy to translate, but this little things has changed her life in better: she can hear the news and infos in the shower, she can watch netflix, she is very happy indeed. Usually she hates my technological presents, this she loves ;).

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