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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.
  • $5 Off Big Blue Live Skin with Purchase! Just add a Big Blue Live to cart, and then choose the Big Blue Live Skin color you want, and you will save an additional $5
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

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Big Blue™ Live Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
 
4.2

(based on 138 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (78)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (41)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (12)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good sound quality (111)
  • Compact (110)
  • Durable (75)
  • Good power output (71)
  • Attractive (9)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Home (99)
  • Indoors (79)
  • Outdoors (69)
  • Travel (65)
  • Office (64)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Practical (79), Traveler (35), Gearhead (21), Student (15), Midrange shopper (8)
    • I Am A:
    • Family older kids (5), 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

 

Adequate more or less

I'd seen one of these at my doctor's office and it was about four times the size of this one. I didn't check--as I should have--dimensions posted here because I just...Read complete review

I'd seen one of these at my doctor's office and it was about four times the size of this one. I didn't check--as I should have--dimensions posted here because I just expected they were all the same size. Having said that, I don't mind that it's compact, although my doctor's sounds better. Still, sound is quite good, with a decent bass, given the size of this thing.

My biggest gripe is play time vs. recharge time, both about three hours, maybe four for play at lower volume. You can't run this all day, at least not via Bluetooth. And delay before using again is three hours, time it takes to recharge.

Otherwise, I've been having trouble with the Bluetooth connection. It works--eventually, but I keep having to mess with the connection for some reason.

My other gripe is the fact of two power-on and -off switches. Why two? That makes no sense to me. All in all, it's okay but overpriced for what it is.

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(1 of 4 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.

        • I Am A:
        • Family Older Kids

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Big Blue Live

        By Russ

        from Maryland

        About Me Midrange Shopper

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Durable
        • Easy To Assemble

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Bathroom
          • Bedroom
          • Gifts
          • Kitchen
          • Living Room
          • Outdoors

          Comments about Big Blue™ Live Wireless Bluetooth Speaker:

          The size is perfect

          • I Am A:
          • Family Older Kids

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Good sound for size and price

          By Honey

          from Oklahoma

          About Me Midrange Shopper

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Durable

          Cons

          • Disconnects Bluetooth

          Best Uses

          • Bathroom
          • Bedroom
          • Kitchen
          • Outdoors

          Comments about Big Blue™ Live Wireless Bluetooth Speaker:

          My husband loves his Father's Day present. It helps liven up areas while he's doing honey dos. At times it disconnects from the Bluetooth connection for seemingly no reason and takes a while to reconnect. However, it is a good sound quality for the size and price.

          • I Am A:
          • Family Older Kids

          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Love this speaker!

          By andy

          from reading,pa

          About Me Budget Shopper

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Durable
          • Easy To Assemble

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Bathroom
            • Bedroom
            • Gifts
            • Kitchen
            • Living Room
            • Outdoors

            Comments about Big Blue™ Live Wireless Bluetooth Speaker:

            Bought this as a gift for my husband for Fathers day. He loves it! It works great and sounds great.

            • I Am A:
            • Family Young Kids
             
            4.0

            Great Produst

            By Big Daddy

            from NJ

            About Me Midrange Shopper

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Easy To Assemble
            • Easy to sync

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • By the Pool
              • Kitchen
              • Living Room
              • Outdoors

              Comments about Big Blue™ Live Wireless Bluetooth Speaker:

              Great portable product that we use while sitting around by the pool. Great to give extra sound to your iphone or ipad

              • I Am A:
              • Family Young Kids

              (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Better than a Jawbox

              By Jammin on the golf course

              from Dade City, FL.

              About Me Midrange Shopper

              Pros

              • Bluetooth Is Perfect
              • Great Bass Response
              • Great For The Golf Course
              • Great sound

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Use On The Golf Course

                Comments about Big Blue™ Live Wireless Bluetooth Speaker:

                I have a Jawbox and it has great sound also. I like the Brookstone better - has a better bass response. Plus on the Brookstone you can fast forward songs from the speaker. The Jawbox does not have this feature.

                • I Am A:
                • Family Older Kids

                (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                "FIX YOUR BIG BLUE LIVE SPEAKER"

                By ANONYMOUS USER

                from ANONYMOUS

                About Me Midrange Shopper

                Pros

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Big Blue™ Live Wireless Bluetooth Speaker:

                      FIX YOUR BIG BLUE LIVE SPEAKER, I CAN'T EVEN PAIR ANYTHING UP, IT JUST BLINKS EVERY TIME I PLUG IT IN AND NOTHING. JUST FIX IT, IT'S NOT THAT HARD.

                      • I Am A:
                      • Single Male

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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

                      734328p

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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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