Danibos NFC-enabled Bluetooth Audio Receiver Review
You might have a factory stereo in your car or an old home theatre system that does not have Bluetooth capabilities. That might also be your only complaint with it. Luckily, Danibos Bluetooth Receiver saves you from the painful decision of making an expensive, half-necessary replacement.
The basic features of this palm-sized device are as follows.
- Bluetooth Version: 4.0 with EDR
- Bluetooth Profiles: A2DP
- Audio Codec Supported: aptX
- Range: 33 feet
- NFC Option present
- Included: 3.5 mm cable, 3.5 mm to RCA cable and Charging Adaptor
- Price Online: Under $20
The biggest benefits of owning the Danibos Bluetooth Receiver can be easily enumerated.
- Sound: The failsafe Bluetooth 4.0, EDR and aptX combination make for excellent streaming with very little distortions in sound or loss of sonic detail. The A2DP profiles in source devices means that the sound is pretty much akin to what you’d get out of a wired connection.
- Charge: An intelligent combination of long battery life, a neat little adaptor and power saving features means the Danibos does not run out of charge easily. This makes it especially useful as a portable device to be taken on work or leisure travelling.
- Set Up: It’s a simple plug in, push down button, enter code and pair formula. Very easy to understand and simple for even the most technologically challenged.
- Control: The up and down buttons can both skip tracks as well as change the volume. Volume control is always a welcome feature on simplistic Bluetooth devices such as this Danibos.
- NFC: Also a great addition in this age of NFC enabled mobile devices. Makes for instant connectivity, which is so nice when we’re talking about portability and speed.
- Pairing: It doesn’t require manual re-pairing. Once you’re back in range, all you have to do is hit play from the source mobile phone. It can also pair to two mobile phones at once, which is great.
The good stuff aside, the Danibo does have some quirks that could have been avoided for a near perfect product.
- Range: Since mostly the product is used in cars or on long journeys, this isn’t a deal-breaker. However, for people who want to use the Danibos for their home stereo, the range is a little less than ten feet. The audio also cuts out if you position the phone awkwardly while using it.
- Connection: The smart thing to do for the Danibos engineers would have been to have designed a more car-friendly device considering that was the natural audience for this battery powered device. It needs to be manually connected by pressing down a button each time you restart the car and doesn’t just auto-connect with the ignition. Additionally, an in-built adaptor would have made it even handier.
- Charger cable: In non-car situations, the cable is a bit too short to be particularly useful while positioning the Danibos.
Honestly, I’ve been fairly nitpicky about cons in this pro-con analysis. At this price, there is almost no way you will find a better battery powered Bluetooth receiver, let alone one with NFC capability. If you’re looking for a way to spruce up your travels, look no further. Danibos Bluetooth Audio Receiver will deliver.