Almost all kid’s karaoke machines come as a self contained unit. Only a few higher models have the ability or rather the necessity to interface with an amplifier and speaker setup. What is that children find so interesting in singing along to tracks? Some are budding singers, others love imagining themselves as their favorite singer.
Basically, these machines are inexpensive for the parents and adults, entertaining for the kids and lucrative for families. Beware though, kid’s karaoke machines usually tend to integrate a lot of components together and to cut costs, they use plastic parts, inferior hardware and so on. Point is, if you wish to have a family time together then don’t go for kids only machines.
Things To Consider When Purchasing Kids Karaoke Machines:
Remember that kids tend to have a short attention span. The karaoke machine has to be easy to use, self-sustaining with a screen of its own, a set of speakers and mic, portable and cute! Quite naturally, such machines come with very few options or buttons.
Not all kid’s karaoke machines are cheap and fragile. Many in fact are expensive and made to last. Look at the quality before you purchase a karaoke unit for your child. The last thing you want is to surprise them with a Christmas karaoke gift only to take it back to the store in a week’s time.
Not all kid’s karaoke machines can play all formats. Some are programmed for specific karaoke formats. Many indeed lack an expansion slot or a USB point to accept customized karaoke tracks. For toddlers this won’t be an issue but for kids in the age group of 8 to 14 years, getting a long term solution might be a better idea.
Karaoke machines designed for kids usually come with a handle, a carry bag of its own and a self contained unit that can be taken along on field trips, campouts, vacations or to the school. Make sure the entire unit isn’t too heavy otherwise the machine will just end up sitting in his or her room.