My pal Mark gifted me a Scosche BoomBottle bicycle Bluetooth speaker and I assumed it was cool sufficient to share it with you right here on Bicycle Touring Professional. Whereas this isn’t one thing I’d essentially carry with me on a long-distance bike tour (it’s too giant and requires an excessive amount of charging) it’s a enjoyable little gadget for my native bike rides and, maybe, for shorter excursions.
In brief, the BoomBottle is a compact, sturdy, weather-resistant wi-fi speaker on your smartphone, pill or laptop, permitting you to play your audio at house or in your bicycle with the contact of a button. The primary benefit to utilizing this explicit speaker is that it’s so a lot louder (and extra clear) than the speaker that comes normal along with your smartphone or pill. And that proven fact that it’s wi-fi means you play your audio nearly wherever!
For house use, merely pair the speaker along with your smartphone, pill or laptop computer/desktop laptop after which management the quantity usually. The music, audio or video content material you play in your gadget will probably be broadcast by way of your gadget’s Bluetooth connection out from the BoomBottle similar to an everyday pair of audio system – however with no strings (or wires) connected. You possibly can management the quantity from the BoomBottle itself (utilizing the built-in quantity buttons), or from whichever gadget you occur to me enjoying your audio.
For on-the-bike use, the Scosche BoomBottle is designed to suit inside a typical bicycle water bottle cage (as you may see within the images on this web page). At 8.125 inches tall and 1.85 inches in diameter, the BoomBottle is completely designed to suit inside your normal water bottle cage and likewise has a shock-absorbing non-slip exterior, guaranteeing that the bottle received’t slip off your bicycle or fall out of your fingers.
To cost the BoomBottle, merely plug it into your laptop or a USB succesful wall charger and wait. As soon as charged, the BottomBottle will keep powered on for as a lot as 10 straight hours earlier than it must be recharged.
The BoomBottle is greater than loud sufficient to be heard whereas using your bike (even in gentle site visitors), but it surely may also be utilized in a plethora of circumstances: whereas doing yard phrase, working within the storage, listening to music, listening to audio books, listening to language tapes, on the seashore, within the automotive, or simply about wherever! My total ranking: 5 out of 5
To study extra in regards to the Scosche BoomBottle, head on over to Amazon.com. The BoomBottle is at the moment promoting for about $83-110 USD and is available in 4 totally different colours: Blue, Grey, Pink and Yellow.