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ION Party Starter Portable PA Speaker

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About this product


  • Up to five hours' battery life from a single charge
  • Projects pulsating multi-coloured party lights
  • USB charging cable included

Product overview

  • The built-in speaker gives you 2W of sound output which is ideal for bedrooms, living rooms and even kitchens for listening to your smartphone, tablet or MP3 player
  • Built-in rechargeable battery included which is recharged from a USB socket (USB charging cable included)
  • Up to 5 hours battery power from a single charge
  • Bluetooth allows you to connect wirelessly from your smartphone or tablet
  • 3.5mm audio socket allows you to connect devices without Bluetooth
  • Projects pulsating multi-coloured party lights onto walls and ceilings

How can I connect to this speaker?
Connecting to this speaker is a simple process. Press the pairing button on the speaker and activate the Bluetooth function on your smartphone or tablet to link the two together. If your device does not have Bluetooth, you can use the supplied 3.5mm audio cable to link your audio device directly to the speaker.

How portable is this speaker?
This ION Party Starter is miniature in design, lightweight and is powered from a built-in rechargeable battery, allowing you to carry this speaker around wherever you want to use it. Whether you are at home, at work or even on the road, this speaker can be used almost anywhere once it has been turned on.

How easy is this speaker to use?
This speaker is designed to be simple to use. It has only a few controls which are clearly marked so you can start using the speaker almost immediately. If you have a Bluetooth device, such as a smartphone or tablet, simply turn on the Bluetooth function on your device and pair with this speaker before loading your favourite audio tracks. If your device is not Bluetooth enabled, you can use a 3.5mm audio cable (not supplied) to easily connect your device directly to the speaker. The disco light on this speaker is easily controlled through the built-in switch that can turn the light on or off. When the built-in battery runs low, you can easily recharge it using the supplied USB cable direct into a computer or a mains USB plug.

Where can I use this portable speaker?
The speaker can be used either indoors or out, allowing you to listen to all your favourite tracks whether you are relaxing in your living room, studying in your bedroom or enjoying a picnic in the garden.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Superb little gadget Bought one for Christmas great little device battery life is good sound superb lights brill. Everyone that saw this wanted one it's about the size of a pop can but great for travelling.
Date published: 2014-01-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Small Gadget Big Specs A small device that punches way above its weight, a great gift for kids who are budding DJs. For its size : Superb Sound and a Light Display that Astounds. I bought one for my disabled son who is visually impaired and he gets good stimulation from the light display, he loves it. Thanks Maplin.
Date published: 2014-01-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Impressed Bought this as a Christmas gift for my daughter and have to say I'm very impressed with not only the light show which very bright and fills the room, but with the good sound this little thing gives off. The bass is really noticeable. Bluetooth connectivity and being rechargeable is a huge plus. Seriously considering buying one for myself. Lol
Date published: 2013-12-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nifty little gadget This was much smaller than I envisaged its about the size of a coke can great sound for such a little device. Connects easily and easy to use you can turn off the lights if you just want a speaker I cannot comment on battery life as I've only just started using it but overall it's quite a fun little gadget.
Date published: 2013-12-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Disco time This Bluetooth speaker works well, the sound is clear and works a good distance away. The light show is very effective. A good product .
Date published: 2013-12-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great item What a great little thing with great sound for its size and the light show is fantastic. Worth every penny.
Date published: 2013-12-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Good for small parties and to mess around with friends
Date published: 2013-12-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from good brilliant speaker, has good sound quality. it lasts a long time once charged up. the led lights are very powerful for a tiny thing. very impressed
Date published: 2014-01-05
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Can this item be used whilst plugged in?

Asked by: Dani
Yes, I am pleased to advise this product will do exactly as you require.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-09-15

can I put a micophone through the PARTY STARTER portable pa to amplify the voice ony

Asked by: paul759
Unfortunately not.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2017-07-03

Will the light work independently or do I have to have sound to make it work?

Asked by: K755MG
You have to have sound to make it work.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-12-18

Can the sound be turned off?(

Asked by: Suzie
Unfortuently turning the sound off also turns the speaker off.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2016-09-28

Dose this work with an iPod ? 

Asked by: Jan12
Yes, I am pleased to advise the item will support this use.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-07-25


Asked by: GAIL
The music would have to come from the party speaker this item would not link to a block rocker.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2016-03-23

How loud is the speaker in decibels 

Asked by: Tombomb32
If you are looking for a real world figure of how loud the speaker is, we recently used this in a medium sized family room for a party, the speaker produced an adequate level of sound without being too loud.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-02-02

Can this be used with microphone please?

Asked by: Georgie79
Unfortunately i am sorry but the item in question doesn't support use in you intended application.
Answered by: Darren
Date published: 2016-01-01
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