Looking for cheap speakers for baby nursery

The main use of the speakers will be to play white noise and soothing sounds/music for the baby on the way. I would like to integrate it with chromecast audio, but I am not sure if I want to spend 129 on another google home, so i can add the voice control to the nursery, or simply add a speaker plus $35 chromecast audio, or are there any inexpensive cast-enabled speakers? I would like to keep the whole set up under $75 if possible…

I know some will frown on my solution but it’s works for me. Find you a cheap pair of computer speakers. I found some online for about $13. It’s a 2.1 system and I put one of them in my office and one in my bedroom. Together with the Google Home in my living room I can stream music though most of the house. Total cost $43. I found the Chromecast on sale for $30 plus $13 for the speakers.

Oh, and make sure your speakers have 3.5 mm connection as that is required for the Chromecast.


Thank you for that. I remember someone mentioning that several months ago. However, aren’t those powered by USB?

I have looking at the following options for under $35 speakers

Sound bot $19.99

DKnight Magic Box $29.99

Not all are USB powered but I admit you do have to shop carefully because of the prevalence of that type of interface. Here is an example of one that would work. AC powered and 3.5mm input.


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Thanks Phil. I went to Bestbuy and got a pair of their entry level Insignia speakers for $15, and connected it, so far so good. that maybe a good solution since this is only going to the baby nursery, and I do not need, nor want anything too loud…

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Hey that’s great. Glad that worked for you. Certainly it’s not going to everybody’s preferred solution but for my purposes it fills the need and does so economically.

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This is essentially the same solution I used. I bought this bluetooth speaker on amazon.

I initially just played music in the baby’s room utilizing the bluetooth feature and my phone. I later connected it to a chomecast audio so that I didn’t have to worry about staying within 30 feet of the speaker for the bluetooth to remain connected. Using chomecast audio, this setup is awesome. I purchased a few more of these speakers and put them in my bedroom, the playroom and on the back patio. All connected to chomecast audio so I can send music from my google home to almost any room in the house. Much cheaper than sonos.