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KEiiD Compact CD MP3 Player Stereo Wooden Desktop Bluetooth Hi Fi Speaker Portable Boombox Home Audio Component Music Shelf System with FM Radio Digital Tuner Remote Control USB SD AUX Soundbar

Last Updated: September 18, 2020 (Refresh Now)
8.3
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
372
Old Reviews
16
Unverified
56
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FM RADIO
5 meters
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BLUETOOTH
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Review Summary - 300 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Sound Quality
 190
stereo, sound quality, sounds, unit, bose
+96%
-4%
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" ...  Mancave Stereo and TV soundbar.  ...  "
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" ...  The second unit is perfect and flawless, and sounds great.  ...  "
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" ...  I'd say the sound is as sharp and vibrant as my (admittedly old) component set which was fairly high-end when I bought it.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound quality is excellent, the wood frame is absolutely beautiful, and the interface is great (like a nice car stereo from 2007 - display isn’t anything like you might find toady, but it works well for what it is). ... Great option for mp3 music (audiobooks etc.).  ...  "
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" ...  This bar far is the best sound I have ever heard from a radio. ... I have a Dennon 7 speaker surround sound receiver in the house, VW radio is outside, equal to the Dennon for music or slightly better.  ...  "
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" ...  This is one of the best home audio products I've ever purchased. ... The design and quality of the materials of the body is sturdy and lovely, the sound is excellent and it's very easy and intuitive to use. ... I haven't tried hooking my TV audio to the aux line yet, but can't imagine it won't sound excellent as well.  ...  "
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" ...  This unit is an attractive sound system for my wife's sewing/project room.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the sound for movies. ... It is like being at a theater.  ...  "
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Design
 54
look, wood, unit, solid, beautiful
+100%
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" ...  We like the look of the unit as well.  ...  "
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" ...  Like the look, the sound and the simplicity  ...  "
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" ...  Concept seemed cool, but was it actually well executed?  ...  "
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" ...  Beautiful unit, really wish it was better quality.  ...  "
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" ...  It also looks nice.  ...  "
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" ...  Grab a yardstick and look at what 28 inches looks like.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s of very good quality and looks great.  ...  "
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" ...  The design and quality of the materials of the body is sturdy and lovely, the sound is excellent and it's very easy and intuitive to use.  ...  "
CD/DVD
 53
player, cds, play, unit, collection
+94%
-6%
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" ...  I've had 2 VW's so I know how reliable and long lasting their cd / radios are.  ...  "
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" ...  The CD player is a slot-fed unit and operates smoothly and cleanly.  ...  "
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" ...  I still have my collection of CDs and never liked multi disk players.  ...  "
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" ...  We purchased this compact CD player for our small business candy storefront and it's perfect.  ...  "
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" ...  Use it for radio and CDs works well  ...  "
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" ...  I needed a CD player, stereo, and especially a sound bar for my TV.  ...  "
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" ...  This CD player has great sound quality and works just fine for playing CDs.  ...  "
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" ...  I got this for my elderly parent so they had an easy CD experience. ... The CD use is fairly straightforward and simple.  ...  "
FM
 45
fm, reception, stations, sound, cd
+71%
-29%
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" ...  I bought this unit mainly for the CD player and FM radio (no AM) and certainly got what I was looking for. ... The CD player works just like it should and the FM receiver is actually one of the best I've seen for home use.  ...  "
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" ...  Radio works well.  ...  "
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" ...  Great radio and looks great  ...  "
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" ...  I just wanted something to play CDs, the actual radio and Sirius.  ...  "
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" ...  Radio reception is excellent, and the SD card / usb inputs are smoothly integrated and work flawlessly.  ...  "
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" ...  It works well and it is needed to activate the radio's night time illumination.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use, VW quality plus since the receiver is automotive based, FM quality Is far superior to any other stereos we've had.  ...  "
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" ...  The FM works well.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 38
set, sound, use, easy to use, operate
+97%
-3%
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" ...  This thing is easy to use, sounds good, and has actual knobs and stuff (you know you can TUNE the thing!)  ...  "
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" ...  She says she loves it and it was easy to setup.  ...  "
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" ...  The design and quality of the materials of the body is sturdy and lovely, the sound is excellent and it's very easy and intuitive to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Getting it set up was a little complicated  ...  "
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" ...  Takes a little practice to operate easily.  ...  "
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" ...  And best of all it is so easy to set up.  ...  "
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" ...  This unit, on the other hand, is extremely simple.  ...  "
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" ...  Good sound for something of this size and price range, very nice looking, and very easy to use.  ...  "
Remote
 37
unit, power, hour, works, use the remote
+73%
-27%
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" ...  nice looking good sound .Dont loose the remote  ...  "
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" ...  Contacted KEiiD support and they shipped a new remote. ... KEiiD then shipped a new unit which included a remote. ... It works fine with the remote. ... Did try the initial replacement remote with the replacement unit as well as the remote that came with the replacement unit and they both work.  ...  "
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" ...  Plus, my old IPod plugs in and works off the remote as well.  ...  "
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" ...  The custom remote that KEiiD had built for this also works very well.  ...  "
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" ...  Ease of use, especially loading and unloading CDs and with both knobs and dials as well as via the remote.  ...  "
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" ...  The CDs do not heat up, the remote works well - in fact, the entire unit is very intuitive to use - I had it working in minutes.  ...  "
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" ...  Good product must turn on with remote just a heads up  ...  "
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" ...  Then I tried the Remote- The unit itself looks very high quality and well built, Then I tried the Remote. ... I'm getting a remote replacement. ... I Hope the remote works at all!!  ...  "
Bluetooth
 35
cd, radio, phone, connect, via bluetooth
+91%
-9%
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" ...  I'm trying to connect a 'new' bluetooth headset to permit 'mobile' multi-room access to the music ... BTW, the bluetooth headset works flawlessly with every other audio appliance in my house but I'd be eternally grateful if another user could tell me how to solve this ONE problem.  ...  "
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" ...  I like that it has a CD player, Bluetooth & radio and excellent audio.  ...  "
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" ...  Beautiful Bluetooth system.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound is quite nice for the price and it comes with bluetooth and a built in mic which easily connects to iPhone.  ...  "
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" ...  Setting up Bluetooth took some patience but got it done, I'm not very tech savy.  ...  "
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" ...  The bluetooth remembers my phone and connects in about 2 seconds.  ...  "
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" ...  It has both Bluetooth and CD  ...  "
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" ...  For the price of some high end Bluetooth speakers, you can have this, with all the features you will need.  ...  "
Build Quality
 31
solid, quality, heavy, real wood, plastic
+90%
-10%
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" ...  This thing is surprisingly heavy because this is a real wood and seems to be very high-quality.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall design is very modern, lightweight, easy to move, but sturdy enough to set things on top of it.  ...  "
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" ...  The wood cabinet is actually wood of very good quality.  ...  "
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" ...  It is almost astonishing that the case is solid wood.  ...  "
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" ...  It's wood exterior is fantastic.  ...  "
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" ...  The temote doesnt look like its very durable  ...  "
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" ...  This is a beautiful piece that's made from real wood and the stereo face plate from an old VW.  ...  "
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" ...  The wood outside case is nice, like furniture, looks too good for my shop!  ...  "
Price
 30
money, sound, half, worth, value
+93%
-7%
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" ...  Good sound for something of this size and price range, very nice looking, and very easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  It's price seemed too good to be true,as well as its many rave reviews for sound.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound quality is very good for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  At half the price you couldn't make a better choice.  ...  "
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" ...  Bottom line it reproduces sound VERY well for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  A good value .  ...  "
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" ...  Yes, better than the Bose wave (I had one and gave it away) for less than half the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Worth the buy and value for money.  ...  "
Volume
 28
loud, room, fills, sound, distortion
+96%
-4%
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" ...  If you're looking for a nice-looking system for the dorm room or living room that's easy to operate and has decent sound, this is a good option.  ...  "
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" ...  First off, the size of the speaker is great! ... And second, the sound quality is fantastic and really fills the space with music well.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound is very good for “boom box” category — obviously the larger your room, the harder it will be to fill with sound.  ...  "
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" ...  We have large living room/kitchen area and the sound fills the rooms very well at mid-volume.  ...  "
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" ...  It sounds great and is very loud.  ...  "
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" ...  These speakers are excellent, and provide a clarity even at increased volumes, something that many expensive systems do not do well.  ...  "
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" ...  It fills the room with robust audio and is full of ways to access your data, whether it be music, audio books or to just listen to an FM station.  ...  "
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" ...  This stereo system sounds amazing, on cheap ones you turn volume all the way up and sound starts distorting, this one doesn’t, it sounds great all the way from low volume to high volume.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 21
phone, connect, music, iphone, itunes
+71%
-29%
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" ...  Setting up Bluetooth took some patience but got it done, I'm not very tech savy.  ...  "
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" ...  The bluetooth feature is a must since I usually stream an Amazon playlist through my phone.  ...  "
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" ...  It has more features than I will use--connect to TV, etc., but the bluetooth for phone may be nice?  ...  "
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" ...  It's different than the popular iTunes method.  ...  "
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" ...  This stereo has both, plus a radio, auxiliary speaker setup.  ...  "
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" ...  I had a challenge figuring out how to get the bluetooth to connect, sent an email to support at night, got a real fast articulate response next morning and quickly solved it right off.  ...  "
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" ...  I primarily use it for listening to the radio and to my songs on iTunes (I connect my phone).  ...  "
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" ...  My phone sync with unit.  ...  "
Capacity
 20
living, fills, works, rooms, radio
+95%
-5%
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" ...  Currently I have it upstairs although its definitely capable of filling my entire home.  ...  "
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" ...  Great look for her room.  ...  "
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" ...  It even works several rooms away.  ...  "
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" ...  One thing I did not pay attention to is that is pretty long but it is a nice piece in my living room.  ...  "
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" ...  May be getting another for upstairs.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this to use in my home basement gym.  ...  "
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" ...  It fills the house with music.  ...  "
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" ...  We have large living room/kitchen area and the sound fills the rooms very well at mid-volume.  ...  "
Size
 17
size, compact, heavy, good, would
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Not as compact as the wave radio, but this is better in every other way.  ...  "
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" ...  Good sound for something of this size and price range, very nice looking, and very easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Needed a compact unit to play all my CD music.  ...  "
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" ...  Good sound and basic portability was all I cared about.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall design is very modern, lightweight, easy to move, but sturdy enough to set things on top of it.  ...  "
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" ...  Just what we needed and its the right size .  ...  "
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" ...  A very handsome compact piece with excellent sound!  ...  "
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" ...  Heavy and very solid.  ...  "
Setup
 14
easy, instructions, use, setup, instruction
+86%
-14%
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" ...  The CD use is fairly straightforward and simple.  ...  "
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" ...  She says she loves it and it was easy to setup.  ...  "
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" ...  The setup is easy.  ...  "
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" ...  It was slightly challenging to figure all the features but in afterthought, it was fairly straightforward.  ...  "
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" ...  Very quick and professional.  ...  "
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" ...  All the correspondence was replied to within hours versus days as for some companies.  ...  "
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" ...  Set up is very easy  ...  "
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" ...  Getting it set up was a little complicated  ...  "
Product Reliability
 14
one, new, working, work, use
+64%
-36%
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" ...  I suspect it will last many years.  ...  "
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" ...  I hope this unit last a long time.  ...  "
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" ...  New one worked like a charm!  ...  "
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" ...  When I contacted keiiD, I was sent a new unit with no hassle.  ...  "
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" ...  I was going to use it to play CDs but I hooked it up to my TV and have not moved it in 5 months.  ...  "
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" ...  Over all, I'm very happy with it and I hope it lasts a long time.  ...  "
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" ...  Yeah, I know it shuts off automatically . ... Over all, I'm very happy with it and I hope it lasts a long time.  ...  "
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" ...  My 20-year-old Bose - top of the line lasted 20 years and could not be repaired  ...  "
Fit
 14
well, fits, wood, expected, sure
+100%
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" ...  Just make sure where you plan for it to go will fit because it’s a good sized unit.  ...  "
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" ...  it is a car stereo mounted in a box.  ...  "
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" ...  Larger than I expected - but luckily it fit in my bookcase.  ...  "
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" ...  The outside of the system is larger than I expected but that was a plus for me as it fit perfectly on my kitchen counter.  ...  "
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" ...  The is one of those rare cases.  ...  "
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" ...  The CD player is crisp and clear but the cabinet appears to be hand crafted.  ...  "
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" ...  On the whole it is well made and fits well Into the entertainment center of any room.  ...  "
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" ...  I tried to open the compartment and it wouldn't budge.  ...  "
Marketplace
 12
site, service, sellers, much, keiid
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Thanks again for the great service.  ...  "
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" ...  I have contacted the support site several times.  ...  "
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" ...  Satisfied customer in Maine!  ...  "
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" ...  They send no return ticket like Amazon or reputable sellers.  ...  "
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" ...  Good support from Amazon  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you, Keiid for a great product.  ...  "
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" ...  Amazon & Kaiid for service above and beyond.  ...  "
Bass
 11
sound, treble, range, mid, good
+82%
-18%
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" ...  the ability to adjust treble, bass, etc (and select jazz, rock, classical, etc, modes)  ...  "
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" ...  In my opinion if your looking for full range not strictly bass in a small system this is the best on amazon for around 200.  ...  "
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" ...  Crisp hi`s, deep Bass, full mid-range!!  ...  "
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" ...  The box is ported to produce bass-reflex stereo speakers.  ...  "
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" ...  lots of input options and a really nice deep bass.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound is good and bass is good too after adjusting.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound is quite good, good separation of bass, treble and midrange.  ...  "
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" ...  It has great bass that I could actually feel on the floor.  ...  "
Storage
 10
looks, expected, drawer, shelf, player
+100%
comment
" ...  The unit itself is handsome and it's larger than a traditional boombox so best to plan out a space for it before ordering.  ...  "
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" ...  ever had that's table top or shelf!  ...  "
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" ...  The outside of the system is larger than I expected but that was a plus for me as it fit perfectly on my kitchen counter.  ...  "
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" ...  Be sure to check the size for your space--I didn't do that and it is bigger than I expected--but I do have space and like the bigger speakers.  ...  "
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" ...  We have it in the kitchen and it fills the space with music very well.  ...  "
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" ...  I got this because I have a large CD collection and needed a good player without taking up a lot of space.  ...  "
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" ...  looks great on a shelf or table.  ...  "
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" ...  I tried to open the compartment and it wouldn't budge.  ...  "
Controls
 9
buttons, button, via, unit, sound
+56%
-44%
comment
" ...  Great sound output but it gets a bit cumbersome navigating the menu.  ...  "
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" ...  The controls are simple (especially if you own a VW!)  ...  "
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" ...  The sound is excellent, the controls are intuitive.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the one hour timer for playing my music.  ...  "
Frequencies
 8
sound, treble, rock, muddy, mid
+63%
-38%
comment
" ...  You can alter the sound somewhat with the equalizer.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound is quite good, good separation of bass, treble and midrange.  ...  "
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" ...  Great EQ adjustments to dial in the sound you like.  ...  "
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" ...  the ability to adjust treble, bass, etc (and select jazz, rock, classical, etc, modes)  ...  "
Returns
 8
back, amazon, sent, new one, well
+38%
-63%
comment
" ...  Sending it back.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm returning this.  ...  "
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" ...  And then on top of that I’m told by Amazon it must be returned today the same day I received it meaning I have to takeoff from work and repackage the thing and drive it to a UPS store.  ...  "
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" ...  I didn't realize it until it was too late to return it.  ...  "
Delivery
 8
+88%
-13%
comment
" ...  unit arrived on time and in good condition  ...  "
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" ...  Received this today and hope I do not change my mind :)  ...  "
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" ...  Seldom does a product surprise me by delivering way more that what was expected.  ...  "
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" ...  The Keiid was received with no damage. ... packaged very well.  ...  "
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" ...  It came from Amazon in a double box and was in perfect condition.  ...  "
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" ...  Just received unit today and so far so good.  ...  "
Memory
 7
usb, unit, sd, flash, drive
+100%
comment
" ...  I was looking for a quality player that would play not only CDs & CDrs, but MP3 media stored on flash drives and phones, and came across the KEiiD Compact CD/MP3 Player in my search.  ...  "
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" ...  A good feature is that the unit has "power off memory" which means it remembers where it left off when you shut down.  ...  "
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" ...  like that it plays thumb drives .  ...  "
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" ...  I wanted a "boombox" for my hobby room that would play from thumb drives.  ...  "
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" ...  The FM radio works well, and the unit is compatible with a USB flash drive or SD card (I have personally not tried the latter).  ...  "
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" ...  I love the versatility of this player, usb, cd,hd radio,memory card all makes the unit perfect for my kitchen.  ...  "
Storage
 7
sd cards, sd, cd, usb, play
+100%
comment
" ...  I have my favorite tracks from my CD collection saved as MP3s on a SD card, and this unit is able to play it, as well as any other music source except AM radio, which I never listen to.  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased the KEiiD to play our CD collection and to play our collection of Vinyl that was recorded to SD cards. ... Until the conversion is made I play the SD cards via an Antimi portable player to the RCA input connections.  ...  "
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" ...  The CD, USB and SD card work as advertised. ... Just remembered to use up to 32gb USB or SD card, anything larger won't work, lots devises like that from some resaon.  ...  "
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" ...  The unit plays CD's and music from USB drives, but not SD cards, which is not a problem.  ...  "
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" ...  Really appreciate the SD and USB card options too.  ...  "
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" ...  The Keiid system offered many more listening options such as Bluetooth, USB, and SD Card that the other did not unless you separately purchase accessory plug ins, not to mention the Keiid system sounded just as good if not better.  ...  "
Call quality
 7
try, tech, speakers, sounds, sound
+100%
comment
" ...  So nice to hear quality sound (rather than on the typical phone speakers we have become so used to!).  ...  "
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" ...  This came with free tech support, so i called, they walked me thru some things to try, then wanted me to expect a call from another tech the next day, from the company and they would try more stuff.  ...  "
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" ...  It also plays from your smart device and you can talk on your phone on it.  ...  "
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" ...  An interesting conversation piece.  ...  "
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" ...  I was listening & started hearing sounds I had never heard before on the Bose.  ...  "
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" ...  I hear things on songs that I don't remember hearing before.  ...  "
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" ...  the unique design—it’s definitely a conversation piece  ...  "
Software Platform
 6
times, sometimes, pair, find, amazon
+17%
-83%
comment
" ...  however, that is not always the case and many times it will just cut off and give an error message.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Again, sometimes it will sometimes it won't and you'll have to run through the setup menu again just to get your phone, for instance, to connect. ... UPDATE 2: Went to find the KEiid website to see who to contact for customer service or to find a firmware update for this expensive used VW stereo, and nothing.  ...  "
Cables
 6
plug, phone, cords, wish, wall
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Nice that it has an old fashioned antennae in lieu of usual wires.  ...  "
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" ...  It sits 9 5/8 inch from the wall if the cords are pressed against the wall as snugly as possible.  ...  "
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" ...  but consider the price, and if you are tired of wires, separate speakers, and weird looking sound bars, this is a fine choice.  ...  "
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" ...  I have the black case looks great I like that the antenna is retractable not wire.  ...  "
As Gift
 5
christmas, wife, present, way
+100%
comment
" ...  I had some gift money I could have spent any way I wanted and searched Amazon for a way to listen to my collection of CD's.  ...  "
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" ...  Gift for my mom.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this as a Christmas gift for my wife.  ...  "
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" ...  This was a gift for my husband and he LOVED it! ... It was a unique gift, and the quality top notch.  ...  "
Features
 5
features
+100%
comment
" ...  Nice lights on the front.  ...  "
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" ...  Many custom features allow customization to suit various applications.  ...  "
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" ...  With advance planning, it is possible to set the "Mode" to avoid this problem.  ...  "
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" ...  Other functions are good.  ...  "
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" ...  if features are what your looking for this one should not be overlooked.  ...  "
User Manual
 3
set, owner, instruction, booklet, going
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  Manual is riddled with misspellings and grammatical errors  ...  "
comment
" ...  The set up instruction booklet is a bit strange  ...  "
For Kids
 3
+100%
comment
" ...  I'm sure it will work once I get my daughter to do it.  ...  "
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" ...  I actually bought this for my 93 year old mother, who loves it.  ...  "
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" ...  I run a very popular old school barbershop.  ...  "
Sleep Tracking
 3
appreciate
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  I appreciate the ease of use and since the 1-hr “sleep” timer can be a little confusing I appreciate that KEiiD includes very clear instructions on making sure the “key” is on. ... The look is great - it’s in an upstairs hallway and gets most of its action playing soothing music at night for all to sleep with.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I am using product primarily to help me sleep.  ...  "
Headphones
 3
jack, using, input, headphones, headphone
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  A nice piece of workmanship - good sound - but no headphone jack.  ...  "
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" ...  I didn't have a MP3 player and don't care for listening to music using ear buds or headphones.  ...  "
Ports
 3
plug, port, inputs, input, drive
+100%
comment
" ...  I intend to plug my TV into it.  ...  "
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" ...  The bonus for me turned out to be the auxiliary media inputs.  ...  "
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" ...  It has a wide variety of 'inputs': CD, USB port, memory card, and 'audio input jacks on the rear' but all are 'inputs'.  ...  "
Cleaning
 3
unit, clean, get
+100%
comment
" ...  The sound is super clean and you hear the full sound range.  ...  "
Network
 3
signal, get, reception, give, even
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  I purchased this to use in a vacation house with limited reception. ... The telescopic antenna appears to be worthless.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The only reason I didn't give it a 5-star is a.m. reception is below standard. ... The factory antenna is below par.  ...  "

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Specifications

Body
Size:  5 meters
Connectivity
FM Radio:  Yes 
Bluetooth:  Yes 
USB:  Yes 
Yes
FM RADIO
5 meters
SIZE
Yes
BLUETOOTH
Yes
USB