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Echo Input – add Alexa to your own speaker

Requires an external speaker with 3.5mm audio-input or Bluetooth.

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What is Echo Input?

With the Amazon Echo Input you can add all the functionality of Alexa to your existing speakers. The only requirement is that your existing speaker has a 3.5mm audio in or allows Bluetooth connections.

Amazon Echo Input has four built-in microphones  that allows this Alexa enabled device to hear you from across the room even if you are playing your favourite tune.

By adding the Amazon Echo Input to your current compatible speakers not only do you add Alexa, your favourite virtual assistant but you also add many more functions. Stream from Amazon Music, Apple Music, Spotify, TuneIn and many more. All on your favourite speaker.

You can ask Amazon Alexa to play you a tune or read you the latest news. Maybe you want to know what tomorrows weather forecast is looking like or even check up on the traffic and travel news.

Need to set an alarm? Simply add Amazon Echo Input and Alexa can make sure you wake up for that important meeting using your existing speaker. Add something to your to-do-list or shopping list even control compatible smart home devices.

Amazon Alexa is always getting smarter. Adding Echo Input to your existing speaker allows you to take advantage of all the new skills Alexa is acquiring.

The slim, low-profile design of the Amazon Echo Input means that it fits almost anywhere your existing compatible speaker fits.

Smarten up your old speakers by adding Amazon Echo Input with Alexa.

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Amazon Echo Input Technical Details

Size 14 x 80 x 80 mm
Weight 79 grams Actual size and weight may vary by manufacturing process
Bluetooth Connectivity Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) support for audio streaming from your mobile device to Echo Input or from Echo Input to your Bluetooth speaker. Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP) for voice control of connected mobile devices. Hands-free voice control is not supported for Mac OS X devices. Bluetooth speakers requiring PIN codes are not supported. Bluetooth calling and messaging is not supported. Bluetooth not supported when using multi-room music.
Audio Does not have internal speaker. Requires external speaker connected via 3.5 mm audio cable or Bluetooth.
System Requirements Echo Input comes ready to connect to your Wi-Fi. The Alexa App is compatible with Fire OS, Android and iOS devices, and also accessible via your web browser. Certain skills and services are subject to change, may not be available in all areas and may require separate subscriptions or other fees.
Accessibility Features The Alexa App and Alexa-enabled products include several features for customers with accessibility needs related to vision, hearing, mobility and speech. Click to learn more about the Amazon Echo Inputs accessibility features.
Included in the Box Echo Input, power adaptor (5W), micro-USB cable, 1 m AUX cable and Quick Start Guide (Click to view the Amazon Echo Input Quick Start Guide).

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Compare Amazon Echo Devices

Model Echo Dot Echo Echo Plus
Quick Link Check the latest price on Amazon Check the latest price on Amazon Check the latest price on Amazon
Overview Echo Dot (3rd Gen), add Alexa to any room Echo (2nd Gen), smart speaker with Alexa and room-filling sound Echo Plus (2nd Gen), premium sound and built-in smart home hub with Alexa
Speaker size 1.6" speaker 2.5" woofer and 0.6 tweeter 3" woofer and 0.8" tweeter
Controls compatible smart home devices Yes Yes Yes
Built-in Zigbee smart home hub No No Yes
Dual-speakers powered by Dolby No Yes Yes
Streaming music Yes Yes Yes
Line out with 3.5 mm cable or Bluetooth Yes Yes Yes - Line in and line out
Audio calls between Echo devices & Alexa App Yes Yes Yes

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As Alexa has become more popular she has been integrated into more and more devices, gained more skills and become a much more useful part of our life. Our aim at Life with Alexa is to give you an honest review of these devices after spending some time with them and share with you any tips and tricks we discover along the way.