Logitech Squeezebox Boom Network Music Player Picture Gallery

Here we show pictures of our Logitech Squeezebox Boom Wi-Fi internet radio.  We’ve written about this receiver in other posts in this blog, and this photo album summarizes those posts, with pictures.   Look over these shots to get a comprehensive view of this device and its capabilities.      Pictures Taken During Setup   … Continue reading Logitech Squeezebox Boom Network Music Player Picture Gallery



AC Power Adapter Specs for the Logitech Squeezebox Boom Internet Radio Receiver

The US version of the AC wall adapter for the Logitech Squeezebox Boom internet radio discussed here, features removable but non retractable AC prongs, a six-foot long cord, and its larger size and weightier feel suggests a “heavy duty” class of power supply. It’s rectangular shape features a modest width that supports fitting into a  … Continue reading AC Power Adapter Specs for the Logitech Squeezebox Boom Internet Radio Receiver



AC Power Adapter Specs for the Original Victor Reader Stream 303 Talking Book Player

The power adapter shipped with the original Victor Reader Stream model 303 talking book player is a typical five volt switching power supply, that features a male barrel style power connector on one end of a thick, six foot, non detachable cord.  The US version of this power supply sports a standard 120v AC two … Continue reading AC Power Adapter Specs for the Original Victor Reader Stream 303 Talking Book Player



How to Connect Amazon Alexa Echo Smart Speaker to Bluetooth Speaker

Not only can you use your Amazon Echo speaker as a Bluetooth speaker, but you can also connect it to another Bluetooth speaker, and hear Alexa audio through that external Bluetooth speaker wirelessly.  We demonstrate here how to pair an Amazon Alexa Echo speaker to a Bluetooth speaker in the following paragraphs. Note that your … Continue reading How to Connect Amazon Alexa Echo Smart Speaker to Bluetooth Speaker



AC Power Adapter Specs for the Original Google Home Smart Speaker

The US version of the power adapter for the original Google Home smart speaker discussed here, features non retracting AC prongs, a six-foot long permanently attached, flat “ribbon” cord, and is reasonably light weight for its 33 watt power delivery capacity. It’s typical square yet unimposing width and height facilitates near certain fitting into a … Continue reading AC Power Adapter Specs for the Original Google Home Smart Speaker



Original Amazon Echo Smart Speaker Picture Gallery

We’ve taken many pictures of the Original (Generation 1) Amazon Alexa Echo smart speaker, and its accessories, for the various posts we’re writing about this intelligent speaker.  We’ve put all those photos together here in one place, for quick and easy viewing and perusing.                       … Continue reading Original Amazon Echo Smart Speaker Picture Gallery



How to Force a Firmware Update on the Amazon Echo Alexa Smart Speakers

Technically speaking, there’s currently no way to force an immediate firmware update on any of the Alexa Echo smart speakers from Amazon.  Further, these speakers typically update quickly by themselves as new firmware is released, within a couple hours, or at worst, a couple days.  But you may want to update your device immediately, particularly … Continue reading How to Force a Firmware Update on the Amazon Echo Alexa Smart Speakers



AC Power Adapter Specs for the Amazon Echo Generation 2 Alexa Smart Speaker

The US version of the power adapter for the Amazon Alexa Generation 2 Echo smart speaker discussed here, features non retracting AC prongs, a six-foot long permanently attached cord, and is surprisingly light weight for its 21 watt power delivery capacity. It’s typical square yet unimposing width and height allows easy fitting into a standard … Continue reading AC Power Adapter Specs for the Amazon Echo Generation 2 Alexa Smart Speaker



AC Power Adapter Specs for the Original Amazon Echo Generation 1 Alexa Smart Speaker

The US version of the power adapter for the Amazon Alexa Generation 1 Echo smart speaker discussed here, features non retracting AC prongs, a six-foot long permanently attached cord, and is surprisingly light weight for its 21 watt power delivery capacity.  It’s typical square yet modest width and height allows easy fitting into a standard … Continue reading AC Power Adapter Specs for the Original Amazon Echo Generation 1 Alexa Smart Speaker



AC Power Adapter Specs for Amazon Alexa Echo Dot 2 Smart Speaker

The power adapter shipped with the Amazon Alexa Generation 2 Echo Dot smart speaker is a typical medium-current USB switching power supply, that features a female A style USB connector, as shown in the next picture. The US version of this USB power supply sports a standard 120v two prong, non polarized plug, featuring non … Continue reading AC Power Adapter Specs for Amazon Alexa Echo Dot 2 Smart Speaker