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Big Blue™ Live Wireless Bluetooth Speaker

Big sound in a go-anywhere design for any Bluetooth-enabled device...like the NEW iPad Air!


Listen to everything. Stream from anything. All with one Bluetooth speaker.

  • Great speaker for NEW iPad Air Tablet!
  • Stream music and other audio content wirelessly from your bluetooth enabled smartphone, laptop or tablet
  • Connect to Apple®, Android™ and other smartphones, tablets and devices
  • Cordless rechargeable battery with up to 6 hours of wireless playing time on a single charge
  • Take speakerphone calls via its built-in mic—wire-free!
  • Crystal clear sound from full-range stereo speakers
  • Easy to connect—pair once and then connect instantly every time
  • Controls on the top let you adjust volume, skip tracks, power and speakerphone
  • Up to 33 foot range
  • Includes USB cord and wall adapter
  • Measures 5"w x 2.5"d x 2.36"h, weighs 1.4 lbs.

Like Bluetooth speakers? Prepare to fall in love with Big Blue Live.
Surround yourself with crystal-clear sound wirelessly from any Bluetooth-enabled device—from your smartphone and MP3 player to your laptop or tablet. Our compact Big Blue Live Wireless Speaker from Big Blue Audio™ gives your device a larger voice for music, movies and games, all while you browse the web on your device. And when you want to take and share a call, Big Blue Live makes the perfect wireless speakerphone.

If your device has Bluetooth, then you have everything you need to stream wireless audio on our Big Blue Live Bluetooth Speaker.
No cords. No apps. Nothing extra to buy. Just big wireless sound, with the device you already have. That’s the simple beauty of Big Blue. In seconds, you can be listening to music, streaming Internet radio stations like Pandora®, and amping up your games and movies.

Wireless audio in a flash.
It’s easy to connect with Big Blue Live. Turn the speaker on and hold down the Power button. It’s ready to connect when the LED flashes red and blue. Activate your device’s Bluetooth function within 33 feet of the Big Blue speaker. Select “Big Blue Live” on your device. The speaker’s LED changes to solid blue when the wireless connection is made. And once you’re connected, Big Blue remembers your device so you're always ready to rock.

Still need help connecting? Take a look at this basic guide to Bluetooth technology for more information.

A cut above other Bluetooth speakers—designed to let your music “live out loud.”
The days of relying on tiny device speakers or clunky computer speakers are over. Big Blue Live resonates sweet highs and deep lows through full-range stereo speakers with a passive radiator for bass. And the built-in rechargeable battery gives you approx. 6 hours of playing time on a single charge. (USB cord and wall adapter included.) Compatible with Bluetooth-enabled iPod®, iPhone® and iPad® plus Android™ and BlackBerry® devices.

Nothing should stand between you and great wireless sound. Order your Big Blue Live Wireless Bluetooth Speaker from Brookstone today!

iPad, iPhone and iPod are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. BlackBerry®, RIM®, Research in Motion®, and related trademarks, names and logos are the property of Research in Motion Limited and are registered and/or used in the U.S. and countries around the world. Android™ is a trademark of Google, Inc.

Big Blue  Live Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
Big Blue  Live Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
Big Blue  Live Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
Big Blue  Live Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
Big Blue  Live Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
Big Blue  Live Wireless Bluetooth Speaker

Big Blue™ Live Wireless Bluetooth Speaker

734328p

Customer Rating

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Big Blue™ Live Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
 
4.1

(based on 144 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (78)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (42)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (17)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good sound quality (111)
  • Compact (110)
  • Durable (77)
  • Good power output (71)
  • Attractive (12)

Cons

  • Poor sound quality (7)
  • Weak (5)

Best Uses

  • Home (99)
  • Indoors (79)
  • Outdoors (70)
  • Travel (65)
  • Office (64)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Practical (79), Traveler (35), Gearhead (21), Student (15), Midrange shopper (11)
    • I Am A:
    • Family older kids (7), Family young kids (4), Single female (3), Single male (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (92), Yes (32)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Amazing travel speaker

For the price, size, weight and sound I have not found a better speaker for traveling. Great for hotel rooms, sitting by me at the beach or pool or in a small conference...Read complete review

For the price, size, weight and sound I have not found a better speaker for traveling. Great for hotel rooms, sitting by me at the beach or pool or in a small conference room as we are preparing meeting materials. I travel a lot and have used a bunch of portable speakers. In the end they are generally too heavy or too lame on sound. This is the best compromise I have found - very good sound in a incrediably small package. Blue tooth connectivity is very good. Setup is a bit fidgety but okay. Has master power button on the back (good to know it is truly off when packed). However the top on/off button is a pain to use. With all that said I am still very happy to own this unit on the road. Speaker placement when using it is critical to getting the best sound - look to place on hollow wooden/metal boxes like file cabinets, book shelves or dressers - better bass response and overall sound reproduction.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Engineering Confusion

I'm not going to comment on the sound quality as many before me have written extensively on that. Decent sound for a low end speaker. My main issue is with how it was...Read complete review

I'm not going to comment on the sound quality as many before me have written extensively on that. Decent sound for a low end speaker. My main issue is with how it was designed. First, it does not pair with multiple devices. I have to forget the device on my iphone to use it with my ipad. Much cheaper speakers I've owned pair with multiple devices. Seems like a no brainer. Second, you have to turn the switch to on located on the back of the device, then you have to hold down the power button located on the top of the device for a good 7 seconds or more before it will turn on. Why? Just turn it on or off with a button or a switch. Not sure what the thought process was behind this. Same with turning it off. You can just flip the switch on the back OR hold down the button again for 7 or more seconds until it beeps off. So odd. Finally, it only charges if the switch in the back is set to on. I'm not sure why that switch exists or why they designed it with the on button on top or why it requires that you hold it down to turn it on or off instead of just pushing the button once. This device was not well thought out. I'm tempted to dismantle and use the parts to build a new speaker. That's probably the best use for this device.

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4.0

Great for the price

By Slim Pickens

from Los Angeles

About Me Midrange Shopper

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Durable
  • Easy To Assemble

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Bedroom

    Comments about Big Blue™ Live Wireless Bluetooth Speaker:

    use this for music in bedroom to sooth to sleep

    • I Am A:
    • Family Older Kids
     
    1.0

    Doesn't work with iPhone 4s or Ipad

    By mdcoolmom

    from Orlando, Fl

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Big Blue™ Live Wireless Bluetooth Speaker:

          The IPhone nor the IPad bluetooth found the Big Blue to pair.

          • I Am A:
          • Family Older Kids
           
          1.0

          Unable to connect to get it working.

          By Randy

          from Ocean Twp, NJ 07712

          About Me High-end Shopper

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Difficult Assembly

            Best Uses

              Comments about Big Blue™ Live Wireless Bluetooth Speaker:

              What a bummer. Was unable yo get it working. In addition I paid for Gift Wraping. I do not consider a brown cardboard box gift wraping.

              • I Am A:
              • Family Young Kids
               
              1.0

              Cheap Junk

              By Rob in Richmond

              from Richmond, VA

              About Me Midrange Shopper

              Pros

              • Attractive Design

              Cons

              • Defective

              Best Uses

                Comments about Big Blue™ Live Wireless Bluetooth Speaker:

                My wife got this for me to play music from my phone in the house or on the go. I can't say how well it would have worked because it was defective out of the box. Even if it had worked it doesn't appear that it can run indefinitely plugged into the wall, but rather, it appears to only run off the battery which limits it's in-home usefulness.

                To Brookstone's credit the return will be easy and they've said they'll give a full refund, but electronics that come defective out of the box are rare and are usually a sure sign of poor quality.

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                • Family Young Kids
                 
                1.0

                Never Worked

                By mokindo

                from NY

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Big Blue™ Live Wireless Bluetooth Speaker:

                      I was given this speaker as a wedding gift and it simply doesn't work. LED's light-up but bluetooth connection cannot be made, and audio mini auxiliary also did not work.

                      Was a hassle to redeem in Brookstone store, and then never worked. I would try to return but fear they would only send another non-working model.

                      • I Am A:
                      • Couple No Kids
                       
                      1.0

                      Poor sound quality

                      By Sloanpeterson

                      from San Francisco CA

                      About Me Midrange Shopper

                      Pros

                      • Attractive Design
                      • Durable
                      • Easy To Assemble

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Outdoors

                        Comments about Big Blue™ Live Wireless Bluetooth Speaker:

                        I just bought this yesterday at a Black Friday sale and got a good deal. The salesperson couldnt figure out how to work it and I wish she did then I wouldnt have bought it. After charging it up, the bass is SO loud, it was vibrating on my desk that I could barely hear the music. I tried turning down the volume and it was the same. That is getting returned asap!

                        • I Am A:
                        • Single Female

                        (2 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        1.0

                        Wouldn't show up

                        By Janice

                        from San Marino, CA

                        About Me Budget Shopper

                        Pros

                        • Attractive Design

                        Cons

                        • Completely Useless
                        • Wouldn't Connect

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Big Blue™ Live Wireless Bluetooth Speaker:

                          I tried connecting this speaker to my iPhone 4 and MacBook Pro, and each time I opened my bluetooth function on my devices, the Big Blue Live would not show up as a bluetooth device. I was unable to connect and this product was completely useless and a waste of money.

                          • I Am A:
                          • Single Female

                          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Amazing

                          By Lindzi the teenager

                          from Kensington, Maryland

                          About Me High-end Shopper

                          Verified Reviewer

                          Pros

                          • Attractive Design
                          • Durable
                          • Great size
                          • Great sound
                          • Great Speaker For Phone

                          Cons

                          • Difficult Assembly

                          Best Uses

                          • Bedroom
                          • Gifts
                          • Kitchen
                          • Living Room
                          • Outdoors

                          Comments about Big Blue™ Live Wireless Bluetooth Speaker:

                          I'm a 17 year old girl, I BLAST my music nonstop and this is perfect. I get complaints from my parents saying that I use it too much. The battery life on this tiny speaker is amazing as well. I can go two weeks without having to charge it depending how long I use it of course, but usually not for 1 1/2-2 weeks. I saw a lot of complaints that people couldn't get their phones to automatically connect and that made me hesitant but I have had no problem with it. I have multiple devices on my blue tooth list but my phone recognizes it immediately. I love it.

                          • I Am A:
                          • Single Female

                          (1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          1.0

                          Profoundly Disappointing!

                          By Lej1001

                          from Amherst, MA

                          About Me Midrange Shopper

                          Verified Reviewer

                          Pros

                          • Attractive Design
                          • Easy to install

                          Cons

                          • Bad For Music
                          • Muddy Midrange
                          • Muddy Sound
                          • No Treble

                          Best Uses

                          • none

                          Comments about Big Blue™ Live Wireless Bluetooth Speaker:

                          Looks nice, but sound is LOUSY and sound is what it's all about. Amazingly the little speakers in my MacBook Air are far better than this all too expensive device. Wish I could get my money back. I can't use it.

                          • I Am A:
                          • Single Male

                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Exactly what I needed.

                          By kt

                          from Indianapolis

                          About Me Midrange Shopper

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Gifts
                              • Kitchen
                              • Outdoors

                              Comments about Big Blue™ Live Wireless Bluetooth Speaker:

                              Great for camping.

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                              • Family Older Kids

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                              Big Blue™ Live Wireless Bluetooth Speaker

                              734328p

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                              Big Blue™ Speaker (733673p)
                              Big Blue™ Live Speaker (734328p)
                              Price: $149.99
                              Price: $99.99
                              Size
                              9.5" W x 5.6" D x 5" H
                              5" W x 2.5" D x 2.36" H
                              Weight
                              6.6 lbs
                              1.4 lbs
                              Power Supply
                              AC Adapter
                              1150 mAh Rechargeable Battery / AC Adapter
                              Output
                              30W (7.5 W/Channel, 15W Subwoofer)
                              4W (2W/Channel)
                              Subwoofer
                              Yes
                              No
                              Passive Bass Radiator
                              Yes
                              Yes
                              Microphone
                              No
                              Yes
                              Adjustable Bass
                              Yes
                              No
                              AUX In Port
                              Yes
                              Yes
                              AUX Out Port
                              Yes
                              No
                              Bluetooth
                              2.0 or above device with A2DP/AVRCP/HFP/HSP
                              2.0 or above device with A2DP/AVRCP/HFP/HSP
                              Bluetooth Range
                              Class 2, up to 33ft (10m)
                              Class 2, up to 33ft (10m)

                              Note both speakers pair via Bluetooth with the following devices:
                              iPod®, iPhone®, iPad®, Droid®, Android™, BlackBerry®, Laptops Big Blue Speaker (733673p) - $149.99 Big Blue Speaker (733673p) - $149.99 Big Blue Live Speaker (734328p) - $99.99

                              Big Blue™ Live Wireless Bluetooth Speaker

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                              Warranty

                              Brookstone/OSIM-branded products are backed by a one-year limited warranty.

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                              Our innovative products will provide you and your family with years of enjoyment. And with the Brookstone Protection Plus service and replacement plans, you'll have the added peace of mind knowing that if the unexpected does happen, we will simply repair or replace your covered product. Our enhanced coverage goes above and beyond the manufacturer's warranty, saving you time and money.

                              • Replacement Plan - 1 Year $9.99
                              • Replacement Plan - 2 Year $14.99
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                              Big Blue™ Live Wireless Bluetooth Speaker

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