Echo Dot is Amazon’s hands-free smart speaker that can take your requests and orders to play music, make calls, set the alarm, or anything you wish to know about.
However, Echo Dot may disappoint you a little with its not-so-loud sound. This is when the wired speaker comes into play. Yes, luckily, Echo Dot is compatible with other wired speakers.
By wired speakers, we mean the speakers that can be connected to the Echo Dot with the help of a jack and cable and not through Bluetooth. Mostly, the maximum speakers you see nowadays are wireless, but wired speakers provide much better sound quality and are subject to fewer interruptions.
Maybe you already have a 3.5mm audio jack speaker, why not try that out, and follow the steps below.
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How To Connect A Wired Speaker To Echo Dot?
It is rather easy to connect the wired speaker to Echo Dot and provides a sure shot. All you need is a standard 3.5mm audio cable that can be connected to the jack from both sides. Now, you just plug in one end of the cable to your wired speaker AUX-in jack and another end of the cable to Echo Dot’s Aux out jack. Now, power up your wires speaker to play sounds from Echo Dot.
As mentioned earlier, it isn’t easy to find a wired speaker these days. However, we found some for you. Here are some of the best-wired speakers that can go with your Echo Dot.
Best Wired Speakers For Echo Dot
Bose is no stranger to brands of best speakers. This best-selling and affordable speaker can expand your choices by providing both wired as well as wireless connections to other speakers.
It has a good 12-hour battery life and 360-degree surround sound. This is the best-wired speaker to use with an Echo dot. Moreover, you can pair two speakers together too. It’s lightweight and easily portable. Also, it provides you with an upper hand in charging it as well. With its loud sound, one is enough to connect with your Amazon Echo Dot.
No doubt, it can answer your orders very well too.
MEGABOOM is surprisingly a lot in talks for its compatibility with Echo Dot. This waterproof, portable, and shockproof speaker has to blast sound quality. Its 3.5mm audio jack in its lower bottom makes it’s a perfect wired speaker as well.
It will provide you 20 hours of continuous playtime. It supports Bluetooth as well, with 360 degrees of surround sound. You won’t be lacking anywhere with this external speaker. It also has ultra-fast charging, and the MEGABOOM app will make your groove on your steps better.
Made especially for Dot 2nd Generation, this is yet another amazing wired speaker to look for.
This connects to Echo Dot perfectly with both wired and Bluetooth as well. We have never heard of GGMM, but still, it sounded the best as it provides 360 degrees with All dimensional sound. It can provide 8 hours of continuous playtime. It is recommended to use it primarily for Aux connection for Echo Dot as that what it excels at. With AUX mode, it provides a great 37 hours of playtime.
What else are you looking for?
It goes without saying that Sonos speakers are ultimate, and finding a wired Sonos speaker for Echo dot is like a jackpot.
Thankfully, Sonos Play:5 has a 3.5 mm audio jack that can be used to connect to the Echo dot with cable and have uninterrupted voice control and good play. Moreover, it is compatible with Airplay 2 and other voice control assistants like Alexa too. The Sonos app provides a wide variety of features that makes you do almost everything you can with it, like setting the alarm, playing your favorite playlist, and much more.
Connecting Echo Dot with Sonos Play:5 will turn out to be the best combination as its superb sound quality. Moreover, it is easy to set up and a brand that provides reliable and high-quality speakers. So, your speaker will stay with you intact for a long time.
If you are looking for a pocket-friendly external speaker with no compromise on sound quality, OontZ is one speaker to get your hands on without regret.
This speaker is full of impressive features. Along with being a wired speaker and compatible with Amazon Echo Dot And Amazon Echo, it has amazing sound quality. Also, it plays incessantly for 30 hours even when played that 2/3rd of the normal high-volume other speakers play at.
Moreover, it’s water-resistant, so if you have it in your car, you can live up to your dreams to dance in the rain with OontZ on. It will work perfectly when throwing a backyard party, too, as you could actually hear the songs over the voice of your friends.
How could this list be perfect without a JBL speaker in it? Thankfully, it includes a 3.5mm jack AUX that makes it a perfect wired speaker for Echo Dot.
This speaker is so affordably priced at $67 and comes in a variety of colors. Moreover, JBL speakers are known for their high bass. The voice quality is superb, and the rugged rubber housing makes it durable as well. Also, it is waterproof, so it can accompany you when you are bathing as well.
It even provides 10 hours of playtime that is not as long as some of the speakers provide but is still sufficient enough for party time, conference calls, VCs, etc.
We weren’t too sure about this one. But this Anker Soundcore 2 speaker is surprisingly awesome with great features.
The advanced Bass thunders provide an edge to its sound quality. A sound that is loud but doesn’t hurt your ears. Moreover, it is waterproof that makes it your soul, and you can take it everywhere along with you. Be it in rains, bathroom, or swimming pool; it goes with you without worries.
Moreover, the AUX port we were looking for and too hard to find is also in it and thus makes it’s a perfect wired speaker for Echo Dot. You can play it all day long, depending on the voice content and the volume. It favors Bluetooth 4.2 technology with a 66ft connectivity range.
With great reviews and recommendations, we tried the Creative D80 wireless speaker, too, and we don’t regret our decision. So, cheaply priced, it was worth the try.
The auxiliary port at the back also makes it convenient to use it as a wired speaker, though its wireless range is impressive as well. Its Bluetooth visibility goes as far as up to 10 meters so that you can listen to music and songs and throw sounds all-around your house easily.
There are various other options for pairing it with. At just $40, this is a good external speaker for Echo Dot to go with.
This pocket-sized Sony wireless speaker is yet another astonishing piece that comes with a USB charging cable, wall adapter, and even AUX cable it.
This all makes it ready to use the speaker for your Echo Dot. Even this small packet comes with extra bass for the loud sound throw. The battery life of this mini companion will last for about 16 hours, which is quite impressive as well. You can even carry it around in your handbag and be ready to groove on the music.
Its Aux port makes it a wired speaker as well, making it compatible with Echo Dot. It is also mentioned to be water-resistant but not waterproof, i.e., to say a little splash of water won’t harm it, but it should not be used underwater. You can even carry it around while cycling as well.
Difficult to first recognize it as a speaker, this speaker by Harman Kardon looks more a showpiece but works great as an external speaker, especially to Echo Dot.
It provides omnidirectional sound, and its 4.5-inch subwoofer gives loud and rich and not shrieking bass. It is also Bluetooth compatible and Apple Airplay 2 too. The AUX-in port at the back is what we were searching for, and luckily, it’s not only a wireless speaker.
However, this speaker is not easily portable and will require extra care while handling from your side. Besides that, it is a great speaker with amazing sound quality. Moreover, it is so loud you will have to lower the volume down for Echo Dot to respond to you.
So that we would cover more wired speakers’ options for you, we list out all the possible best-wired speakers that can easily make your Echo Dot a lot better and more fun to interact with. Hope you could find a suitable one for you by weighing all the factors.