Karaoke is very popular in Asian countries. In fact, it has always been a part of Filipino culture. Karaoke is an interactive entertainment which was developed in Japan way back in 1970. It is a way of singing along with a recorded music. And basically, karaoke is very popular at clubs and restaurants.
But now, portable karaoke can be seen in almost every household. And one of the most popular portable karaoke nowadays is Platinum KS-5 Junior Lite. Let’s take a look at its specifications and features down below.
Platinum KS-5 Junior Lite Product Specifications
Storage: DVD dual layer 8.5 GB
Multiple Background Videos
Supports music and video playback via USB interface
DVD movie and music function
Intelligent song scoring
On-screen song search
Over 6900 English and OPM songs
Power: AC110-220 50/60 Hz
What’s in the Box?
- Platinum Karaoke Player
- User Manual
- Remote Control
- AV Cable
It’s the best low budget karaoke player out there
When you buy a Platinum KS-5 Junior Lite, the package will contain the following listed above. What makes it cool from other portable karaoke from the same price range is that it contains more than 1,500 songs which come with a songbook. It also has a wired microphone which is 15ft long which cannot be used at a longer distance.
We can say that its sound is not that of the highest quality but you can’t expect that much from an affordable karaoke player. Moreover, Platinum KS-5 Junior Lite karaoke has a simple user interface. Its power and eject button were all located at the front of the karaoke player while other controls were on the remote control.
Therefore, it is not functional when you ran out of battery on a remote control. Further, it has 2 microphone input but the product comes only with one microphone. In addition, it only has one volume control for the microphone. And as a result, you’ll not able to control each microphone volume.
It also has one control for echo which has 8 levels and other than volume control, it doesn’t have a control for sound quality. It also has a USB port for playing videos and is connected by RCA. Therefore, do not expect to get a high-quality video, after all, this product is developed for singing and not watching videos.
Lastly, just like usual karaoke, Platinum KS-5 Junior Lite also generates scores.
Should you buy Platinum KS-5 Junior Lite?
Platinum KS-5 Junior Lite may not be the best portable karaoke in the market, but it can be a good alternative for expensive ones. It has over 1,500 songs, therefore, you have a wide range of songs to choose from and enjoy with your family and friends during birthdays and other special occasions.
More importantly, this portable karaoke is cheap, affordable and comes with a platinum karaoke songbook which is a big bonus for its price. You may encounter some issues and disadvantage using this karaoke player but you cannot expect a lot from it considering its price. So, if you are on a tight budget and wants a karaoke, Platinum KS-5 Junior Lite is one of the best options for you.