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New Vaux Speaker Turns Echo Dot into an Amazon Echo or Tap

A new offering from NINETY7 provides Echo Dot customers the ability to sample what its like to own the top-of-the-line Alexa device the Amazon Echo. Called the Vaux, this portable speaker allows the insertion of the smaller Dot device into a self-contained portable speaker that also supplied battery life to the small device.


  • Enjoy up to 6 hours of portable run time with our rechargeable lithium ion battery.
  • Dual 52mm Drivers and a passive radiator for impressive sound and bass
  • Compatible with 2nd Generation Dot
  • Use Amazon Dot’s Power Supply and Cable to Charge Vaux
  • 3.5mm Aux Input for use with external mobile players


Both the Vaux and the Dot are around $50 apiece – which puts this combination price well below the Amazon Echo, and still below the price of the Amazon Tap.

Available from Amazon for $50: Ninety7 Inc. Surround Dot Home Speaker Set of 1 Black/Carbon (Vaux Carbon)

Alexa is available for Amazon devices Echo, Dot, Tap, Fire tablets, and Fire TV, but also on iOS, Android, and the web with

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