Everything here has at least 6 watts. If it doesn’t, you can’t even hear it outdoors, and it’s not worth buying. You’ll have to turn it up to max volume / max distortion to listen at a reasonable level.
This one gives 8 hours of life and packs 6 watts total. The case is machined aluminum and it sounds great.
This 6-watt speaker is made for some rough treatment. It’s ruggedized and IPX5 water resistant, but it doesn’t float, so connect it to a floatie. It’ll even charge external devices.
The 710 is another great Braven speaker. It’s IPX5 water resistant and has a 12-hour battery life. It supports wired daisy chaining, and like the BRV-1, will charge other devices from its USB port.
This is a PA system speaker that weighs 10 pounds and sounds better than you’d ever expect from a PA speaker. It has a 2-way speaker with a 6-inch woofer, allows multiple inputs and daisy chaining, and gives you 8 hours of battery life.
Often if a speaker claims to be “loud” you can forget about quality. This is definitely NOT the case here. The iLoud delivers 40 watts total musical power -twice as much as comparably sized speakers, and it has excellent sound quality. It packs both Bluetooth and stereo analog line input (loud enough to sound like movie theatre ceiling speakers, easily), and there’s a 1/4-inch iRig input for guitars and dynamic mics for iPhone/iPad processing. It’s battery powered with auto standby, and delivers 10 hours normal usage.
The Soundcast Melody streams using AAC codec for higher quality sound, and puts it out through a 360-degree speaker array. It has an integrated handle and is extremely water resistant. It’s got an all-day battery, and will even charge from a USB battery. For $899 they make a big brother called the Outcast with 100 watts of power, an 8-inch woofer, and a 20 hour battery.
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