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  • Pros mentioned:
    Connectivity, Design, Sound quality

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Marshall Speaker Review

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    Posted . Owned for 2 months when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    After months of contemplation, I finally decided to purchase a Marshall speaker, and it has been an unparalleled addition to my daily routine. From the unboxing to the first note that filled the room, the experience has been nothing short of exceptional. Design and Build Quality The first thing that strikes you about the Marshall speaker is its iconic design. The vintage-inspired look, complete with the classic Marshall logo, not only serves as a nod to the brand's rock 'n' roll heritage but also adds a touch of elegance to my living space. The build quality is sturdy, with a weight that reassures you of its durability. The tactile knobs for volume, bass, and treble adjustments not only add to its retro charm but allow for a satisfying level of control over the sound output. Sound Quality The sound quality is, in a word, impressive. The speaker delivers a rich, clear, and balanced audio experience that is a testament to Marshall's legacy in sound engineering. The bass is deep and powerful without overwhelming the mid and high frequencies. Whether I'm playing classic rock, jazz, or contemporary pop, the speaker handles each genre with finesse, bringing a depth and clarity to the music that is truly captivating. Connectivity and Features Setting up the speaker was straightforward, thanks to its intuitive connectivity options. The Bluetooth connection is stable and quick to set up, allowing me to stream music from my phone effortlessly. I also appreciate the addition of a 3.5mm jack, which gives me the flexibility to connect older devices that might not support Bluetooth. The Marshall Bluetooth app is a nice touch, offering an additional layer of control over the sound settings and making it easy to switch between different connected devices. Battery Life As for portability, the speaker's battery life has been remarkable. It easily lasts through a day of continuous play, making it perfect for outdoor gatherings or just moving it around the house without worrying about finding a power outlet. Charging is equally efficient, ensuring the speaker is ready to go when I need it. Final Thoughts In conclusion, the Marshall speaker has exceeded my expectations. It's not just a speaker; it's a statement piece that combines style, quality, and performance. Whether you're an audiophile or someone who appreciates the finer things in life, this speaker is a worthy investment. It offers an immersive listening experience that brings music to life, making every moment more memorable. If you're on the fence about getting one, I'd say go for it – it's an experience you won't regret.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Design, Sound quality
    Cons mentioned:
    Setup

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Big big sound in a very small footprint.

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    Posted . Owned for 8 months when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I was sitting in the doctor's office waiting to be seen and heard the most amazing sound playing. I looked around to see if they ceiling mounted speakers that were recessed and they didn't. Then I spotted this stylish little "bookshelf" speaker and realized that the huge sound was coming out of it. I was blown away and after my appointment, I drove to Best Buy and bought one immediately. I love the big sound that comes from this retro looking package, the lighted dials on the top and just the build quality of this. It's built to last and had some serious weight to it. The bluetooth sound is actually quite impressive but I also use it with Chromecast Audio with the line in. Either way you can't go wrong. I do wish it didn't need the app to set it up but it's a small annoyance that doesn't take away from the value of this. It's amazing.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Design, Sound quality

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Amazing speaker!

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    Posted . Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I LOVE this unit!! The sound is amazing. It was a little tricky connecting it to my iPhone, but I think I was rushing to process because I was so excited to try it out. Co-workers love the look when they drop by my office and are surprise with the quality of the sound.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Sound quality
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    Portability

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Bluetooth Speaker

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    Posted . Owned for 11 months when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Really love this speaker and it looks cool wherever it’s placed in my home. I like the vintage look it has. I do wish it had a battery and handle for it to be more portable, but the sound quality through Bluetooth and Auxillary is great. I have noticed you need a good quality Auxillary cord for it to sound best, as with anything really though.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Guyman

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I was looking for a Bluetooth piece when I come across this Marshall. I'm a percussionist from back in the 70s and eighties Plus and when I seen this Marshall it reminded me of the Marshall stacks the set behind me on stage for all the musicians to play through. When I seen this he reminded me of those therefore I caught my mini stack it's small and they have a variety of sizes that go up in price but I got this on sale and when I got it going and got the app working for The equalizer it has two tweeters and a sub in it and this little thing feels a room for a beautiful crystal clear sound it's amazing well worth the money I'm looking here in the future to buy a bigger one and have two in a room and then it really will sound outstanding. It's also a beautiful piece it's well crafted well made over in Switzerland where they make Marshall I've even talked to a couple of them by way of email very friendly people willing to work with you right away. I rated the Stars down there pretty good but there's not enough storage on the paper there to actually rate this for the quality workmanship and value cuz it's probably I'd rate them 10 to 20 that's outstanding.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Design, Price, Sound quality

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Worth the buy.

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Sounds great, looks great, and I got it for a great price.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Design, Sound quality

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Marshall action II

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Beautiful design. Great sound. Easy to connect. Easily one of the best speakers in the class

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Sound quality

    Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Great speaker for around the house

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    Posted . Owned for 2 months when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Acton II is a nice upgrade from a portable, battery powered BT Speaker. The sound quality is decent, lows and highs nicely balanced, but the stereo image is a bit narrow (to be expected when it's all in one chassis). The Acton can get loud, and stays clear even at high levels. Visual and build is top-notch and feels expensive and classy. I'm an audio engineer, and this is a decent value for the money -- just remember, it is AC-powered which means no battery operation. It's a great speaker for around the house.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Connectivity, Sound quality

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Marshall speaker

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    Posted . Owned for 2 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Love this speaker, sound is great! Easy to connect with my phone.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Sound quality

    Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Bluetooth Volume could be an option

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    Posted . Owned for less than 1 week when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    The aesthetics are there. The sounds is great. You really need Marshall App to tune how you like it. Dont max out the EQ settings/volume or it will distort. loud and moderate is key. You cant disable the bluetooth volume button but thats my personal preference.Great Christmas present thou!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Fantastic bluetooth speaker

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    Posted . Owned for 3 months when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Actually bought these because the bestbuy I was at had an open box model that was only missing the aux cable and was heavily discounted. That being said, would I have bought these at full price? Nah, I don't think so, but I'm glad I bought them at around $130. As you can imagine, these have a very fun V shaped sound, which is what a lot of people enjoy for many genres of music where added bass and highs are preferred. Hard to complain about the sound and if anything, using an equalizer on your phone solves any issue you might have with the sound signature. Esthetically, it looks great. Not flashy or distracting. I feel like it not having an internal battery or ability to work off usb power is a missed opportunity. There is an app for smart devices to connect to bluetooth and it's okay, nothing special. Overall it's great and I see it on sale for around 150, which is what I consider it's actual value. You have a lot of options at that price point and I don't have any buyers remorse after seeing other similarly priced speakers.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Design, Sound quality

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Buy now

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Amazing sound quality simple to use and has a amazing vintage look.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Sound quality

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Best shopping experience in Best Buy

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    This player is really good! Best experience in Best Buy all the stuff are full of enthusiastic.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Sound quality

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    The best speaker ever

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I love all the customizations. It sounds amazing, it is very aesthetic.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Sound quality

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Best speaker

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    Posted . Owned for 2 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Premium quality and incredible quality sound.I relly recommend this Marshall speaker.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Sound quality

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Beautiful elegant speaker with great sound

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Gorgeous piece and valued addition to my home. The sound quality is magnificent and the aesthetic is perfect. I wish more of their products came in this warm brown color. It’s lovely.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Sound quality

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Marshall Bluetooth Speaker Action 2

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Sound and sound quality is great! Must recommend!!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Bass, Sound quality

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Buy for Bumping and Grinding

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    Posted . Owned for less than 1 week when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I am a sound fanatic from great headphones to home speaker systems. I bought this for my office as a sound system would be too much though I would do it but my co workers would not appreciate it. This is fantastic for what it is. Great sound, rocking bass, and bumps me through the day. Better than Bose, Bose is generally crap but most don’t know that. Buy this and you won’t be disappointed.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Best speaker

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I first purchased this stuff for my friend as a gift. On his birthday, of course. He really enjoys this style of speaker. On your website, I discovered the best deal. It arrived on the day I ordered it, exactly as planned. The term "marshall" is appropriate for these types of speakers. At last, I adore it.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Good Product and Experience

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    Posted . Owned for less than 1 week when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    The product delivers an excellent performance, providing a wonderful experience. It completely meets my expectations, and I really enjoy it. Before purchasing this brand, I had only heard about how great the product is. Once you own it, you'll find yourself wanting to use it at any time. It's a product worth getting.

    I would recommend this to a friend

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Rating 3 out of 5 stars with 1 review

The analysis of all aggregated expert reviews shows that the reviewers are positive about reliability, treble quality, design and sound. Editors are less positive about price and bass quality. Using an algorithm based on product age, reviewers ratings history, popularity, product category expertise and other factors, this product gets an alaTest Expert Rating of 87/100 = Very good quality.
  • PCMagRating, 3 out of 5Tim Gideon on October 9, 2018

    Marshall Acton II Bluetooth ReviewAt $249, the Acton II is the smallest and least expensive of the three newly announced Marshall Bluetooth speakers. (Reviews of the Stanmore II Bluetooth and the Woburn II Bluetooth are forthcoming.) By many standards, however, the Acton II

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