Product Comparison: Akai KS800-BT vs Singing Machine SML385BTBK

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General Specifications
Singing Machine
About the Product
Become the star of your next Karaoke Party with the Akai KS800-BT Karaoke System. This unit has all of the features needed to sing and share your performances with your family and friends. The Front-loading CD/CD&G player plays your favorite music, and when connected to your TV with the supplied cables, you can sing a long to the lyrics displayed on your TV screen.
Pump up your karaoke party with flashing disco light effects from this Singing Machine karaoke system (model SML-385), which can play the lyrics for you on your TV and has two microphone inputs that's great for duets.
Key Specs
System Componets
1x Wired Microphone, Console with built-in speaker system
1x Wired Microphone, Console with built-in speaker system
Karaoke, CD player, Digital player, Digital recorder
Karaoke, CD player, Radio
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Akai KS800-BT Bluetooth Front Load CD&G Karaoke System, Blac
  • This little box plays karaoke cds and lets the singer be heard through a microphone. Everything is nice and it looks modern. Works great!
  • The karaoke cd even puts the words on the screen. AND you can even hook it up to the tv for parties.
  • This is great for parties, family, or friends game nights. I purchased an additional microphone and used this for a ladies golf weekend. It was a hit.
  • As a stand-alone karaoke machine, it does ok. It's loud enough for most rooms.
  • The microphone that was included had to be replaced with another I purchased separately to accommodate for two people singing.
Singing Machine SML385BTBK
  • Fantastic Machine - bought this for my 4 year old for Christmas. It's ideal, lovely light up function too.
  • Mic quality not the best, but it does the job. I also bought a few extra CD+G's.
  • Really great! Lovely unit, more compact than I expected, so easy to store. The CD-G is great on the tv. Mic controls simple.
  • The ratio between the mic level and the backing track is none existing. Just about fit for the bin.
  • Microphone could be better but you can buy additional higher quality mic's. Constant hissing from behind the microphone.
Size & Weight
17.3 in.
13.2 in.
12.6 in.
10.5 in.
7.9 in.
9.3 in.
8.6 lbs.
5.3 lbs.
Song Load Type
CD+G, AUX, Bluetooth
CD+G, Bluetooth
Mic Connection Type
Number of Microphones Included
Number of Speakers
Speaker Type
What customers say about "Audio"
Akai KS800-BT Bluetooth Front Load CD&G Karaoke System, Blac
  • Lot of fun. Great speakers pound sound. Clear screen to read words.
  • The microphone that comes with the unit is very robust and sounds great.
  • The microphone very accurately conveys voices, did not notice distortions. Great sound!
  • You can hardly hear our voice when we sing and even after messing with the controls it still sounds odd and there is a weird buzzing.
  • Not very loud. Was not loud enough for the venue I bought it for. Returned as a result of this.
Singing Machine SML385BTBK
  • The lights are amazing and sounds great you get loads of karaoke songs with it. Disk loading is very fast.
  • Sound quality is amazing. I bought another microphone so the family can do duets together.
  • You CAN stream YouTube karaoke through Bluetooth contrary to some comments and as for the sound quality, it's more than adequate for the price you pay.
  • Great sound and the lights are really pretty. Easy to setup and use.
  • The sound quality is so poor it’s like an old 50 radio without any tone control.
Built in Screen
Color TFT display
Mic, USB Type A, x3 RCA, 1x 3.5 mm Audio input, Bluetooth
Bluetooth, 2x Mic input, RCA Audio output, Composite video output
Program/repeat button, Mic volume, Echo sound, ON / OFF button, A.V.C control, Key / page button, Mode / stop button, Balance, Pairing / play / pause button, Track button, Sound volume, Record
Auto voice, Balance, Sound volume, Echo sound, Mic volume, Next/Previous, Play/Pause, Disco Light
Recording Options
10 Watts of Power, Convenient cradle for your Android or Apple tablet, Easy connect to your TV
Illuminate The Room, Amazon Music Trial, Built-in speaker in wood cabinet
What customers say about "Features"
Akai KS800-BT Bluetooth Front Load CD&G Karaoke System, Blac
  • This has everything I ever wanted! Key change, records to flash drive, two mics, can plug my guitar into one of them. Wonderful sound. Wow!
  • Even turning up the original vocals if the karaoke cd has them, allowing you to hear the original version or sing along with the original singer.
  • What's great about this contraption, is that it has audio and video pre-outs.
  • Not worth the price. It had problems from the beginning with connecting to bluetooth and the sound wasn't really clear and crisp
  • One negative moment was the difficulty in connecting the blue tooth.
Singing Machine SML385BTBK
  • You can play CD's or link to bluetooth. The lyrics from the CD+G's display on the TV and the leads to connect this are included with the machine.
  • The Bluetooth worked a treat for when we did want to stream. Didn't use the karaoke service suggested by the supplier, just used amazon prime as lyrics often available.
  • Disco lights great. So glad I got Bluetooth too, very handy for streaming music.
  • Really good fun. Lights on the unit are fantastic. Blutooth from tablet playing Youtube Kareoke videos is great.
  • The mic works, but the karaoke CD doesn’t - most of it plastic and it looks cheep- disappointed!
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Other Information
69.99 $

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