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ION House Party Portable PA Speaker

Code: N44QJ

ION House Party Portable PA Speaker is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 8.
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  • Built-in amplifier gives you 8W of sound output, which is ideal for listening to your favourite tracks from your smartphone, tablet or MP3 player at home
  • A portable speaker, powered directly from the mains
  • Bluetooth allows you to connect wirelessly from your smartphone or tablet
  • 3.5mm AUX socket allows you to connect devices without Bluetooth
  • 6.35mm microphone input for use at parties and eventsSpecial Features
  • Built-in party light included to create the perfect party atmosphere
  • Limited stock may be available in some stores. Call us on 0844 557 6000 to check

Product details

ION House Party Portable PA Speaker

• Built-in amplifier gives you 8W of sound output, which is ideal for listening to your favourite tracks from your smartphone, tablet or MP3 player at home
• A portable speaker, powered directly from the mains
• Bluetooth allows you to connect wirelessly from your smartphone or tablet
• 3.5mm AUX socket allows you to connect devices without Bluetooth
• 6.35mm microphone input for use at parties and events

Special Features
• Built-in party light included to create the perfect party atmosphere

How can I connect to this speaker?
The ION House Party comes with a range of connections for you to use. It has Bluetooth built-in so you can connect your smartphone, tablet or even computer to your speaker without any trailing cables. If you don’t have Bluetooth, you can connect your audio device directly to the speaker from the headphone socket by using a 3.5mm cable.

How portable is this speaker?
This speaker is lightweight and compact. The recessed handle built into the rear of the House Party will allow you to easily carry the speaker to wherever you want to use it, whether it’s a party in the front room, a meal in the dining room or a sleepover in the bedroom.

How easy is this speaker to use?
This amplified speaker is easy to use. You can connect your Bluetooth device directly in a few simple steps. This gives you wireless playback allowing you to control the music without the need to be close to the speaker. The built-in disco light is controlled from a switch on the front of the speaker where you can turn the light on or off and choose the lighting effect you want when it is active.

Where can I use this portable speaker?
The House Party can be used indoors in your front room, your bedroom or even a small to medium sized hall. Simply plug in a microphone and you have a perfect speaker to use for birthday parties, karaoke nights or singalongs with the children.

Dimensions & Weight
Width 190mm
Depth 205mm
Height 280mm
Power Specifications
Power Supply IEC cable
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Bluetooth doesn't work properly! Brought this to run some music for a party, very disappointed as it will not connect to anon these devices via Bluetooth iPad Air, iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, MacBook Pro (latest Mavericks OS). They all find the device but only iPhone 4S will actually connect and pair and then only for about 30 seconds! Bluetooth connection is very poor when it does connect with iPhone 4S, and cuts out in few seconds. Online troubleshooting guid is no help at all just says make sure your running latest iOS with latest Bluetooth. All devices are runing a later version of Bluetooth than it seems the Ion House Party is. So can only use iPad connected by cable.
Date published: 2014-11-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is a great product, as against the odds and appearance of it, it delivers very decent bass levels and enough Watt power to entertain a party (without making people deaf). Very easy to operate on blue tooth with any device (iPhone, iPad, etc.) Cherry on the cake is the lighting system that varies with the beat of your music. If only this could be powered with batteries or rechargeable, then it would be the perfect product.
Date published: 2014-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bought this product for my pub and the lighting is ace throws. All over the pub.I would recommend this product.have shown it already to friends who said I want one
Date published: 2014-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from excellent purchase well worth the money ideal for those xmas party nights that are fast approaching us :-)
Date published: 2014-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bought this for use with my iPad , excellent for getting back to the 80's and showing the kids what dancing is all about
Date published: 2014-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Sound and Lights I bought this item about a year and a half ago when it was on promotion, and put it in a cupboard. I have only now unboxed it and set it up. The sound is amazing! Crisp treble, clear mid-range, and well defined bass without any "honkiness" that often plagues cheap speakers. Also it needed no "break-in" period which some manufacturers claim their speakers need to improve the sound quality. (In my experience this makes no difference. If speakers sound bad then they will always sound bad no matter how much they are broken in.) Of course, the lights are a great bonus, and work very well in a small or medium sized room. Despite one reviewer claiming that the bluetooth didn't work properly, I successfully paired the House Party with a couple of smartphones and a tablet without any problems, although Ion's claim of a 100 ft bluetooth range may be a little bit exaggerated. So in summary, definitely an item worth buying if you like good quality sound and the accompanying lights.
Date published: 2016-05-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sony This is an amazing little speaker, but don't be fooled by it's size it really kicks out the tunes with good quality sound for the price. The lights are a great bonus but you don't have to have them on. I love mine. In the great words of Miranda Hart "such fun"....
Date published: 2015-01-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from brillant peace of kit I purchased one from my local maplins Loughborough to use with my laptop paired to it with Bluetooth worked out of the box its brilliant very happy with it thank you to maplins
Date published: 2015-08-23
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Is it battery powered or mains 

Asked by: Will
This item runs from UK mains.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-07-14

Is this the bigger or smaller speaker 

Asked by: Megan278
This depends on what you are compairing it too . Dimensions 190x205x280mm
Answered by: darren cordon
Date published: 2017-03-20

Can you recommend a wireless microphone to use with this speaker?

Asked by: sam naylor
http://www.maplin.co.uk/p/prosound-uhf-twin-handheld-radio-mic-kit-n45qr
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-12-17

how can you connect more than 1 microphone?

Asked by: sam naylor
No, I am sorry but the item will not work for this use.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-12-17

Hi. Can I use wireless VHF microphones with this Ion Portable PA system? I am thinking of attaching your ProSound VHF Twin Handheld Radio Mic Kit Code: N42QR to a party speaker/amp in order to use it as a karaoke device? Would VHF mics be compatible??

Asked by: Melanie
Yes that will work fine.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-11-29

I have 2 of these is there a way to link them both together to play music from one device

Asked by: annabell
It would depend on the device being used as the source, as standard Bluetooth connections only allow a single active pairing at any given time. Some devices have multiple Bluetooth profiles which allow connections to multiple devices simultaneously.
Answered by: Gareth
Date published: 2016-11-15

Hi will a samsung galaxy core or prime work on this speaker 

Asked by: Dinky
it acts as a bluetooth speaker so yes those devices should work on this product
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2016-09-12

Can you have a second microphone please

Asked by: Suzy
Yes, I am pleased to advise this will accept a second wired microphone.
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2016-02-09
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Item code Item name Quantity Price
N44QJ ION House Party Portable PA Speaker (1+) £99.99

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