The Soundbox Mini multipurpose amplifier by VOX is an instrument amp as well as a music speaker system for keyboards, mics and audio players. It’s very small in size and light in weight. In addition to its battery operation, it’s perfect in terms of portability with it’s compact body with proprietary sound technology fostered with VOX’s guitar amps, a lot better than your average little boombox you’d buy at your local electronics store.
Specifications of the Soundbox Mini
- 2x Bass, 4x Guitar, 2x Acoustic, 3x Keyboard 3 amp models
- 8 types of effects
- Tuner detection range: E1–E6 (41.2 Hz – 1318.5 Hz)
- Audio Inputs: GUITAR (L/MONO), R, MIC, AUX IN (mini jack)
- Audio Output: Headphones (mini jack)
- Amp output: Maximum 2.5 W x 2
- 4 inch – 8 Ohm x 2 speakers
- Signal processing: A/D conversion: 24-bit D/A conversion: 24-bit
- Power supply: AC Adapter (included), Six AA-size / (alkaline batteries or nickel hydride batteries)
- Battery life Maximum approximately 7 hours
- Current consumption: 260 mA
- Dimensions (W x D x H): 281 x 115 x 181 mm / 11.06 x 4.53 x 7.13 inches
- Weight: 2.4 kg / 5.29 lbs. (Excluding batteries)
- Accessories: AC adapter (DC 12V)
Not too bad of a little gadget! Not only is this device a small and lightweight amplifier, but it also has a Wide switch activating Korg’s Acoustage technology which enables the speakers in two adjacent positions to project an expansive sound field as the sound comes from two separate speakers. Besides this advantage a variety of instruments as well as a wide range of inputs such as AUX IN and MIC jack are supported and 11 amp types are offered.
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Main features of the Vox Soundbox Mini
- KORG “Acoustage” technology enables some pretty expansive sound
- Variety of instruments including guitar, bass, and keyboard supported by the amp input.
- Built-in effects (11)
- Instrument, mic, and portable audio player can be used simultaneously.
- Center Cancel function provided on the AUX IN input.
- Soundbox Mini can also be powered for approximately seven hours (six AA batteries)
- Tuner function is built in, (tune a guitar or other instruments connected via the GUITAR jack)
- Can be installed on a mic stand with the mounting hole on the bottom
The Soundbox Mini is suitable for those who are looking for an all-in-one portable device which allows them to expand their sound, possibilities and enjoyment. A sense of quality is created by its aluminum body; its appearance, in addition to its pop-feeling design makes you willing to bring it along with you anywhere. It is particularly suitable for those who want to cut their vocals from their tracks in order to sing along as well.
As this mini stereo multipurpose amp can be operated on batteries, greater convenience is provided by enabling users to use it in both indoor and outdoor places.
The VOX Soundbox Mini Multipurpose amplifier is available in many online shops which sells electronic products. We’ve seen it lower on Amazon and eBay. The current price is around US$200.