The MegaBass MP3 Mini Speakers fan open and lock closed for easy portability in a purse or pocket, according to Feldstein Associates, which sells the speakers that are compatible with any MP3 player. For $19.99, the AAA battery-powered speakers measure 7.25 inches by 2 inches by 1.5 inches when open and have a black rubberized finish.
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