Portable Speakers: Creative T12 Wireless Bluetooth Speakers Review

Having a speaker system that guarantees quality and power of the sound, it is a desire of many owners of desktop/laptop, smartphones and tablets. Creative answers this need with its kit T12 Wireless, one 2.0 speaker system with very interesting technical solutions.

Creative T12 Wireless Bluetooth Speakers

 

Specifications

  • Frequency Response: 20 Hz ~ 20 kHz
  • Signal / noise ratio (SNR): 80 dB
  • Weight: 1.16 kg
  • Dimensions in mm (height x width x depth): 18 x 7.1 x 9.8 cm / 7 x 2.79 x 3.85 inches (per channel)
  • Bluetooth Version: Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • Supported Bluetooth profiles
  • A2DP (Wireless Stereo Bluetooth)
  • AVRCP (Bluetooth Remote Control)
  • Supported Codecs: SBC and apt-X
  • Operating Range: Up to 10 meters (Measured in open space. Walls and structures may affect range of device.)
  • Compatible with PC (Windows XP/Vista/7) and Apple Macintoshes equipped with Bluetooth wireless stereo
  • Compatible with most major brands of mobile phones equipped with Bluetooth A2DP
  • A2DP SBC and apt-X codec supported
  • One-year limited warranty on hardware components

The Stereo Bluetooth or A2DP profile enables wireless transmission of full stereo sound to other Bluetooth devices.

Unboxing

Creative T12 Wireless is deployed in a small cardboard box. Inside we find:

  • Creative T12 Wireless speaker pair
  • power pack
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Warranty and Technical Support

Creative T12 Wireless Bluetooth Speakers

The test

Of course, the main feature of the Creative T12 Wireless speaker is represented by the Bluetooth technology, which allows you to use any compatible device for streaming audio. An example would be a student who has a desktop-replacement notebook that he uses to research and word processing, a netbook or a tablet that always carries with him, and an iPhone or an Android smartphone that is also used with MP3 player with earphones. It could play music from all these devices with a single pair of external speakers, without needing to physically connect them, if they are located within a radius of about 10 meters!

Creative T12 Wireless Bluetooth Speakers

Our tests have confirmed the high range of the signal interface with BT 2.1 EDR speaker T12: connecting in a network PAN netbook Samsung N230 via the integrated Bluetooth we were able to play music even from a different room than where they are speakers, through a wall.

Creative T12 Wireless Bluetooth Speakers

If your laptop or your iPod does not have integrated Bluetooth interface can be purchased separately transmitters Creative Bluetooth Audio BT-D1 USB (on USB interface, so suitable for notebook, netbook and tablet) and Creative Bluetooth Audio BT-D5 iPhone, iPod or iPad. It ‘still available on an input stereo 3.5 mm audio jack to connect a desktop or any device lacks Bluetooth. The APT-X audio codec provides audio playback via Bluetooth of great value.

Creative T12 Wireless Bluetooth Speakers USB

The sound quality is excellent and on average volumes reflects the long experience acquired by Creative in this area. To improve the fidelity of the low, also, the speakers T12 are equipped with technology that bassreflex will not regret the absence of a subwoofer. You’ll be surprised by the purity of the sound on a 2.0 speaker system so compact.

The design is harmonious and balanced to fit any room in your home and any device: the black lacquered surface with chrome detailing the speaker fits perfectly with the MacBook, municipalities notebooks and netbooks, the slate PC, it is elegant in the right measure.

Creative T12 Wireless Bluetooth Speakers

Enabling Creative T12 Wireless is extremely simple and immediate: the speakers are switched on by turning the volume knob clockwise, the ignition is indicated by a yellow LED. To turn on the Bluetooth hold down for about 3 seconds the button, at which point the Power indicator LED starts flashing blue light and then become fixed when you connect a BT device.

In addition to the volume control, the status LED and the button to activate the BT network is a line-out audio jack for listening on headphones.

Conclusions

Creative T12 Wireless is a product suitable for those who want maximum comfort, be free of wires but at the same time do not want to give up a satisfying sound quality. Bluetooth technology allows you to meet this need in the best way possible, aided by technologies BassFlex Creative Audio and APT-X capabilities.

Excellent quality / price ratio: Creative T12 speakers kit is sold at a list price of € 79.99, very affordable and widely justified by the quality of the product. The external adapters Creative Bluetooth Audio BT-D1 USB and BT-D5 Creative Bluetooth Audio for iPhone / iPod / iPad are sold at the price of 39.99 each.

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