Add some extra boom to your audio project with these powered loudspeakers. We sampled half a dozen different models to find ones with a good frequency response, so you'll get quality audio output for music playback. Simply connect the standard 3.5mm stereo plug into your Raspberry Pi model B or B+, Wave shield, etc. There's even a volume control wheel on it so you can set it up just right. Please note: The manufacturer ships these as black and white, some units may be either color.

For power, plug the USB connector into anything that can provide USB power. If you keep the volume about half-way (which is still really loud), the current draw is 200-400mA. At max volume, you can end up with up to 1 A peak draw. If a computer is not available, check out one of our 5V adapters.

USB Powered Speakers (1:33)

Technical Details

  • 100 Hz - 18 KHz frequency response
  • Power requirements: 5VDC 1A peak (at max volume output)
  • 4 Ohm impedance speakers, 3W each
  • Dimensions (one speaker): 69mm x 80mm x 85mm / 2.7" x 3.2" x 3.3"


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USB Powered Speakers [1363]

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Mini External USB Stereo Speaker [3369]

Mini External USB Stereo Speaker [3369]


Add some crisp and compact audio to your project with this Mini External USB 2.0 Speaker

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