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Google Chromecast Audio

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Highlights

  • Wi-Fi music dongle lets you stream anything from an Android device and a variety of iOS apps
  • Supports multi-room audio, digital and analog outputs, and - with Google Home - voice control
  • Easy to use - simply tap the "cast audio/video" button in the Google Home app
The Google Chromecast Audio takes the lead in ultra-affordable multi-room Wi-Fi audio - allowing you to control music in just about any room in your house right through your phone. This streaming music dongle lets you hook up nearly any speaker or receiver to stream audio from your Android device or iOS app. Just slightly larger than an Oreo cookie, the Chromecast Audio features a hybrid 3.5mm optical port along with a short, five-inch 3.5mm cable to connect it to the Aux input on your hi-fi system, portable speaker or any old boom box! It's the perfect alternative to pricier music systems, and when combined with the Google Home, it becomes an all-around, voice-operated jukebox. Simply tap the cast audio/video button in the Google Home app on your phone, or use the built-in Cast buttons found on Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio, YouTube, and more - listening to your favorite tunes is now possible in the palm of your hands.
Dimensions (Overall): 13.49 millimeter (H) x 51.9 millimeter (W) x 51.9 millimeter (D)
Weight: .07 pounds
Features: DVD, VCR Players and Set Top Box: Wi-Fi, streaming capability
System RAM: 1 gigabyte
Data Storage Drive Capacity: No built-in storage
Wireless Standard: IEEE 802.11a
Wireless Technology: Wi-Fi
Connectivity: No wired connection ports
HD Compatibility: No Tuner
Streaming Content: Internet Radio, Pandora, iHeartRadio
Video Resolution: Standard Definition
Electronics General Compatibility: Home Stereos
Warranty: 1 year limited warranty. To obtain a copy of the manufacturer's or supplier's warranty for this item, please call Target Guest Services at 1-800-591-3869.
TCIN: 50317490
UPC: 811571016587
Item Number (DPCI): 008-06-0002
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Most helpful positive reviews

Perfect way to convert standalone speakers into smart speakers.

(would recommend)
5 out of 5 stars
ViperGeek 2 years ago
Google's latest creation, the Chromecast Audio, is a perfect solution to streaming audio to a pair or pairs of powered speakers. We have a pair of powered speakers in our bathroom and another pair in our bedroom. By purchasing two Chromecast Audio devices, I'm able to play music in one room, or the ...see moreof the reviewer's review
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Great Product

(would recommend)
5 out of 5 stars
GreatOne 2 years ago
Easy to install. Multiroom support just became available a few days ago and now I have music throughout my whole house. Life is good.see moreof the reviewer's review
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Easier to use share music than Bluetooth.

(would recommend)
5 out of 5 stars
dscchipman 2 years ago
If you have several devices with music or music apps on them or you have friends over who want to share music to listen to this is a much easier solution than using Bluetooth. Just start the app on your device and look for the Chrome-cast button, select the name of the Chrome-cast and send your musi...see moreof the reviewer's review
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The Chromecast Audio Rocks :)

(would recommend)
4 out of 5 stars
LegoFun 1 year ago
It is a great way to get your music onto any speaker in the house. The biggest advantage is that once the music is cast your phone/tablet or computer, this device is free to do other things and it will not drain the batteries on those devices since the Chromecast gets it’s data directly from the in...see moreof the reviewer's review
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Most helpful negative reviews

Apple users: Not ready for primetime

1 out of 5 stars
Meyerson 1 year ago
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Limited compatibility with iOS (of the services I use most, only Pandora and TuneIn work, but the music on my iPhone doesn't, and neither does Spotify Free), and the conectivity with my iPhone has been spotty at best. This may be a great product for Android users—when it works, it's great—but I can...see moreof the reviewer's review
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Worked with only a few apps

(would not recommend)
2 out of 5 stars
hamus 2 years ago
It worked fine with Pandora but that's about it. Couldn't use it with Spotify because Premium account is required. Didn't work at all from the PC running any app or Chrome. Returned it and now I'm going to get MUZO Cobblestone to try.
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Didn't work

(would not recommend)
1 out of 5 stars
BRK 2 years ago
I spent approximately 6 hours trying to implement this product on my stereo system. I have a dual band AC router. For whatever reason the product would never be recognized by my tablet or smartphone. Google tried to help but really in the end didn't. So I return the product. I will go with a sonos c...see moreof the reviewer's review
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Did not do what I wanted it to do...

2 out of 5 stars
ptl 2 years ago
I wanted to play music from my computer to my stereo. Chromecast Audio is not capable of doing that. It can play Youtube video/audio, stream from the internet and play anything stored on Google Drive but it will NOT play directly from the computer to the stereo. The technician said the only way to p...see moreof the reviewer's review
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