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Speck Products Specktone Retro (black)

Speck Products Specktone Retro (black)
alaScore 74

18 reviews

Jan, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 reviews of Speck Products Specktone Retro (black). The average rating for this product is 2.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Speakers for all reviews. People are impressed by the usability. The design also gets good opinions. There are some critical views about the price.

design, usability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the Speck Products Specktone Retro (black) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 user reviews of Speck Products Specktone Retro (black) from The average user rating for this product is 2.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Speakers on Reviewers really like the usability. The design is also appreciated.

design, usability

46% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: SpeckTone Retro iPod Speaker System (Black)SpeckTone Retro iPod Speaker System (White)SpeckTone Retro iPod Speaker System (White)

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SpeckTone Retro iPod Speakers


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Review: SpeckTone Retro


A stylish sound system in need of a little work.

Sleek and stylish. Loud volume doesn't distort. Charges the iPod when on

90-day warranty. Sound is disappointing, not as full as expected

The SpeckTone Retro is a sleek and simply designed iPod sound system. With its shiny piano key-like black lacquer finish and simple one-knob design, it is a stylish addition to any room. If black doesn’t go with your décor, the SpeckTone Retro also c


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Speck Products Specktone Retro (pistachio)


I bought this for my office. I've got a BOSE sound-dock at home and didn't want to spend as much for my office. Liked the looks... better in-oerson than in print. Great sound quality, sized right. It does have a remote... or at least mine did. Love it

retro-stying, great sound, good value

not complete range of sound

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Speck Products Specktone Retro (white)


It is a very decent setup but it is not anything more than a boom box

Nice looking sets up easy

Very very loud

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Speck Products Specktone Retro (white)


I bought a Specktone Retro and without any exaggeration after 15 maybe 20 minutes of use it just stopped. I returned it, presuming the power supply died as it was incredibly hot. It was replaced and after one night the speakers died, the power supply...

Decent volume

Easily broken, overpriced for the quality of it

Product Specifications

Speck Products designs, manufactures and sells spirited, fun and unique products for iPods, cell phones and satellite radio devices. Speck continues to be a market leader in the booming iPod accessory world with innovative design, fast turnaround and broad range of product for individual lifestyles. PRODUCT FEATURES: Sleek & stylish Retro design; Analog circuitry for rich, deep tone; High-gloss lacquered wood cabinet; Includes 2 free iPod skins (video & nano); 4" subwoofer and 28 watt output; 1/8" mini plug Aux input; Backlit "green glow" volume knob.


Manufacturer:Speck Products
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:SpeckTone Retro



Service & Support

Type:90 days warranty

Speaker System

Amplification Type:Active
Audio System Nominal Output Power:28Watt
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Crossover Channel Qty:2-way
Speaker System Type:Speaker system with digital player dock