The BoxThe packaging is quite small which contains mainly the device, a stereo, the instructions manual and a 3.5mm jack audio cable.
The DesignWhen comes to the looks, CoolStream Duo is quite elegant in black with rounded corners and rectangular in shape. It has 30 pin iPhone/ iPad adapter at the bottom with an LED indicator, the battery button and the audio output jack. On holding it feels robust and a good build quality.
Once it is connected to the dock the charging starts automatically and if not paired before it gets paired automatically. There is not any requirement for any PIN code while pairing the device.
LED color Status
- RED/BLUE - Battery Charging
- BLUE (steady) – Charging completed
- BLUE quick flashing - Bluetooth Pairing mode
- BLUE slow flashing - Bluetooth Paired
FunctionalityWe got our hands on CoolStream Duo and tested the same with our favorite iPod Dock which is a SonyDock, the current dock is made perfect with Bluetooth receivers of CoolStream Duo. We took it to camping, parties, picnics and everywhere.
We also gave CoolStream Duo, a try in our car using the auxiliary jack of 3.5mm and the results were perfect. We were able to stream songs in our iPhone over Bluetooth to car speakers with great sound quality and output.
- Bose SoundDock, Portable SoundDock and SoundDock 10 is included in the docking station with Bluetooth Receiver for 30 Pin iPhone/iPad
- An auxiliary jack, 3.5mm, compatible with Sony and other digital docking stations, car stereos and home Boxes.
- Rechargeable , easy to use battery with car stereos and portable docks,
- Bluetooth with automatic paring
- Streaming with any Bluetooth supporting device.
- Size (LWH): 2 inches, 0.38 inches, 1.5 inches
- Weight: 0.48 ounces
- Battery Type: Lithium Polymer
- Affordable Price
- Awesome compatibility
- Ease of charging
- Easy to pair
- Works as advertised
- Works with any available device
- Not compatible with few digital docks but many already feature a 3.5mm AUX Audio IN
- You need a dock or iCharger to charge the unit.
The CoolStream Duo Bluetooth is super cool with its compatibility of being connected to almost every other Bluetooth enabled device available. Be it 30 pin cable iPhone/iPad docks, the extending Boom Box units, Audio receivers, car stereos or amplifiers CoolStream connects to every other device. The price is quite acceptable of $39 with the features of extended battery and audio jack. You can buy it enjoy it in parties, discs, car, parks, or anywhere you can think of and want to listen to music. It has also earned “Highly recommended” award by Amazon at its review section.