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Portable CD Player With Speakers

Updated on February 12, 2014

Portable CD Player With Speakers

A portable CD player with speakers is a convenient way to enjoy your music on the go. These CD players are smaller and light-weight, which makes them easy to take anywhere. But a portable CD player works well at home, at the office, or in a dorm room. Some models have detachable speakers, remote controls, MP3 player docks, and other features that make a portable CD player more versatile. Whether you're looking for a durable boombox to take on the road, a simple CD player for your kids, or a full-featured stereo for everyday use, you can find a portable CD player with speakers that deliver great sound in a convenient size at a price to fit your budget.

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Best Portable CD Player With Speakers

The best portable CD player with speakers for you is the one that best fits your needs. Is portability most important? Sound quality? MP3 player dock? Detachable speakers? Look for the model that will solve your problems and give you the performance you deserve. That's the only way to be sure you purchase the best portable CD player for you.

Panasonic RX-D55GC-K Boombox

Memorex iPod/iPhone Speaker Dock with CD Player

Sony CD-R/RW AM/FM Radio Cassette Player

CD Player With Detachable Speakers

The key feature of a CD player with detachable speakers is versatility. You can take this player when you travel, to a party, or anywhere you go. Then, you have the option to place the speakers wherever the sound is best. Detachable speakers are a great choice for dorm rooms or offices where space is at a premium. Some models have remote controls, which makes a CD player with detachable speakers as convenient as a full stereo system.

Supersonic Silver Digital AM/FM CD Player

GPX Home Music System Vertical CD Player

NAXA Electronics Portable MP3/CD Player

The ever-popular JVC RV-NB70B Kaboom has been updated with more power, but retains the techno-cool cylindrical design with a woofer at each end. Excellent bass low-frequency performance produces glass-rattling energy for all your favorite music. The updated interfaces include a dock for those "i" devices and a USB port for any USB-compatible mass storage device. Unique bonus inputs for guitar and microphone, with on-board mixer. The JVC CD Player is a full-featured system - the CD player can handle MP3 and WMA file playback, and there's even an FM radio tuner. The included remote control gives this boombox the luxury of convenience, but it's still easy to carry using the attached shoulder strap.

Check out the video review below for a close-up look at this fabulous CD Player/Radio Boombox.

Portable CD Player With Built-In Speakers - On the Wild Side

When you're looking for a portable CD player with built in speakers, sometimes you want a system that rides the edge. Maybe not zebra print or bedazzled outline, but probably a design that's uniquely yours. Or maybe you need a durable portable cd player for kids. In either case, here are a few that don't follow the herd. Get a CD player like none other - one on the wild side.

Hot Wheels Rock and Race Boombox

SpongeBob SquarePants CD Boombox

M&M M9CD1 CD Boombox


Pioneer X-EM21 Micro HiFi FM Stereo CD Player With Speakers

While more of a compact stereo system than a portable cd player, this multi-faceted gem from Pioneer covers all types of media. Play CDs, FM radio, iPod/iPhone, MP3, and any other source with a USB connection. The dual speakers can be separated from the base unit, allowing you to maximize the sound from this little powerhouse. Plus, you can control all your music from across the room with the included remote control. Plug in your headphones, kick back, and relax.

Reviewers commented on quality construction, versatility, available functions, compatibility, and suitability for intended purpose. A few had quality and sound control issues.

Portable CD MP3 Player With Speakers

If you have a huge library of MP3 music, you need a portable CD MP3 player with speakers. This combo system will play your CD albums and your single track MP3 files as well. The built-in speakers let you enjoy great sound wherever you go. Plus the smaller footprint of a portable CD player is perfect for an apartment or the office. Don't limit yourself to earbuds - get the portable CD MP3 player with speakers that's right for you.

Insignia CD/MP3 Boombox with Speakers

Magnasonic Portable CD/DVD Player Boombox

Sony Radio Cassette Recorder Boombox

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If your little ones enjoy singing, the Sing Along Portable CD Player may be exactly what you're looking for. Rugged, kid-friendly, with great sound quality - this unit has it all. With the pair of attached microphones, your kids can sing alone or along with their favorite CD. Features include anti-skip protection, LCD display, headphone jacks, and more. This portable CD player will quickly become one of your child's favorite playtime choices.

Reviewers noted good sound quality, durability, and ease of use. A "hold" button locks the controls if desired. The unit consumes batteries fairly quickly with heavy use, and some reviewers purchased 3rd-party AC adapters to eliminate this problem. The CD player itself has a volume control, but not the microphones. So if your little singers are enthusiastic about their music, be forewarned.

The video below is a good example of both the sound quality of the Sing Along Portable CD Player and excitement you can expect when you get it home.

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    • takkhisa profile image


      5 years ago

      Cool selection of portable CD players. I always prefer portable!

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      5 years ago

      Thank you for this. I really need a good CD player, mine does not work properly. Thanks for the selection. I always think I do not need it since I can play in my computer, but a portable cd player can become more useful., being able to take everywhere.

    • HardyGirl profile imageAUTHOR


      5 years ago

      @lovetolink: Glad you found the information useful. I have so many CDs and continue to buy them for the same reason you mentioned. I prefer reading "real" books, too!

    • lovetolink profile image


      5 years ago

      Thanks for this lens! I have an iPod player but I want to buy one that can also play CDs. These options will help me in my research. There's just something about being able to hold a CD, look at the album cover and read the lyrics! But I also still have a record player & vinyl :D

    • jimconrad2 profile image


      5 years ago

      I have the old JVC kaboom box which I've been using in my music class for about 6 years now. Great product.

    • HardyGirl profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago

      @Bill Armstrong: I agree. But if you have a large CD collection (like I do), a CD player makes those songs available until the disk wears out. ;o)

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      Bill Armstrong 

      6 years ago from Valencia, California

      Nice lens, like the layout and products, unfortunately the CD I believe will have disappeared in a few more years, even Apple's new iMac does not have a CD/DVD Player as most movies/music/programs etc are downloaded direct now.

    • GeekGirl1 profile image


      6 years ago

      Portable is good.

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      6 years ago

      I haven't looked at the portable MP3 chargers/players in awhile and still stuck using the old style ones that first came out. Wow! They've really got some much better looking choices available today!


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