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, 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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