Bluetooth speaker for a beach vacation

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Bluetooth speaker for a beach vacation

Post by Sam » Tue May 28, 2019 5:49 am

Have a little speaker already, waterproof, a 67 rating on it, and it was not loud at all. In fact, propped it up against a beach shoe and you move more than 10 feet away and can barely hear it. It was a promo I got two years ago at Best Buy for $25 with a $25.00 gift certificate that they mailed me (I had like 10 days to use it).

Been reading up on a Ulitimate Ears Wonderboom or the UE Megaboom, a Sony Bass something or other, and then an Oonta Angle 3 (#1 rated at Amazon), AOMAIS Sport II or its GO (30 watt speaker).

Definitely want waterproof and then I need it loud enough for say one of those beach tents or a backyard BBQ,

Anyone with experience with having one?

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Re: Bluetooth speaker for a beach vacation

Post by jww » Tue May 28, 2019 1:41 pm

The UE boom is very, verry good and gets very, very loud so should work well out of doors.

Have you considered a Bose Soundlink Colour? Water resistant and pretty decent volume. Not as loud as the UE though.
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Post by drmoss_ca » Wed May 29, 2019 4:47 am

I can just see you now, Sam, enjoying your day on the beach.
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Post by Sam » Wed May 29, 2019 4:57 am

That is me!!

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Post by Kyle76 » Wed May 29, 2019 6:42 pm

I have a couple of UE Booms. Have used them for a number of years. They put out a surprising amount of sound with decent bass to be as small as they are. The UE phone app will allow them to be used in tandem for stereo and greater area of coverage. I bought these long before the Mega models, but they work well on the beach, and you don’t have to worry too much about them getting sandy or damp. They were about the best available at the time, but there might be something better today.
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Post by Sam » Thu May 30, 2019 1:10 pm

Yea, UE Megaboom, Wonderboom or the Flip 4 or maybe Charge 3 by JBL

Amazon had some bigger units and even at a cheaper price, but I am thinking these 4, especially the first 3, I can easily take on an airplane if we go out of town to a beach

I can go listen to them at Best Buy

The Wonderboom is about $61

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Post by Sam » Sat Jun 01, 2019 10:39 am

Just happened to glance at the speakers at Costco and rep told me that they had a model from last year on clearance, $39, and it was the Boom Remix, which is a UE renamed model for Costco of the Boom 2. Great speaker and I grabbed it, as the UE WOnderboom would have been $61 or more and the sound not as good

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Re: Bluetooth speaker for a beach vacation

Post by Kyle76 » Sat Jun 01, 2019 10:47 am

Sounds like a great find, Sam!
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Post by jww » Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:17 pm

Kyle76 wrote:
Sat Jun 01, 2019 10:47 am
Sounds like a great find, Sam!
+1

Definitely
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Re: Bluetooth speaker for a beach vacation

Post by brothers » Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:34 am

I will keep this thread in mind in case I should need one for myself or as a gift. This is good information.
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