This floor-standing Bluetooth speaker cranks out 100 watts of power and immersive 360º sound. Abramtek’s Dual-pressure Air Compression tech produces deep bass, and you can connect two speakers wirelessly for stereo sound. Each speaker measures 23.6″ h x 13.4″ across and comes with black or purple mesh.
Look Mum No Computer adds to his collection of unusual musical instruments with a custom guitar that has a Leslie Speaker as its body. These vintage performance speakers had a motorized baffle which created a unique analog warble. In a second video, he added a Perspex enclosure and a Doppler effect.
This large yet portable speaker is designed to provide crisp and punchy audio at high volumes without distortion. Its case is made from marine-grade plywood for substance and sound quality. It runs for up to 40 hours per charge and supports Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. Network multiple Kube4s together for whole-home audio.
This portable gadget turns any hollow surface into a Bluetooth speaker. Set it on top of a cardboard box, stick it on a hollow-core door, or even a hard-shell suitcase, and it sends mechanical vibrations through the object, resulting in surprisingly loud sound from a pocket-sized device. Save 28% in The Awesomer Shop.
Crank up the volume and dance to the beat with Treblab’s portable Bluetooth speaker. It has four speaker drivers and kicks out 50-watts of power for big volume and deep bass. It’s IPX6 waterproof rated, so it’s great at the beach or poolside. Its battery offers up to 5 hours playtime at 100% volume and 20 hours at 30%.
Bang & Olufsen’s cylindrical Bluetooth speaker looks kind of like a soup can to us. The rugged portable speaker is dust-proof, waterproof, and scratch-resistant, and with a run time of up to 27 hours per charge, it’s ready for all your outdoor adventures. Available in black, grey, or green.
Inspired by a Tech Ingredients video that claimed that a couple of pieces of foam board and inexpensive audio exciters were the “World’s Best Speakers,” AmplifyDIY decided to put the design to the test. It’s hard to know how they sound in person, but he certainly was impressed at the audio that $60 worth of parts can produce.
Bring your shower into the 21st century with this slick gadget that combines a touchscreen Android tablet, Bluetooth speakers, lighting, a fogless mirror, and UV-C sanitization lights. Its base unit holds securely with double-sided adhesive pads, while you can easily remove its water-resistant display for recharging.
Ferrofluid is a special kind of liquid that’s attracted to magnetic poles. DAKD Jung shows off an awesome custom-built speaker that takes advantage of this property to propel and direct ferrofluid to the beat of the music. A second video shows off how it works. It’s basically the Lava Lamp 2.0… and we want one.
Kick out the jams with this compact Bluetooth speaker from the audio experts at JBL. Measuring just 2.8″ x 3.38″ x 1.24″, it’s small enough to toss in your bag or even a pocket. It’s also IPX7-rated waterproof, so you can use it by the pool, on the beach, or even in a kayak.
Bang & Olufsen’s slimline speaker can fit between books, in the corner, or anywhere you have limited shelf space. It has a 4″ woofer, 1.45″ mid-range, and a 0.6″ tweeter, and 120-watts of total power. It’s made from materials like oak, Kvadrat textiles, and aluminum. Available with or without Google Assistant. Drops 10.2021.
The latest edition of JBL’s Charge Bluetooth speaker upgrades its durability with an IP67-rated waterproof and dustproof enclosure. Sound quality has also seen a bump with a larger bass driver and a wider soundstage. A built-in 7500mAh battery offers up to 20 hours of playback and can charge gadgets. Available 4.18.2021.
UK audio gear maker Naim packs 450-watts of power and six high-end speaker drivers into this beautiful light wood audio system. Its sound is crystal clear, natural, and expansive, and it can play music or movies via AirPlay 2, Chromecast, HDMI, digital, or analog sources. Read our full review of the Mu-so Wood Edition on Technabob.
Soundbars are fine, but if you want truly immersive home theater sound, a component system like the Onkyo OHTS3900 is best. This 5.1 surround sound system decodes Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio, and has four HDMI ports that support 4K/60 Hz and HDR content. Save $100 off the MSRP in The Awesomer Shop.
This 2-in-1 device combines Roku’s excellent streaming apps with a 14″ wide, 4-driver speaker that can upgrade the sound on your TV set without taking up a bunch of space. It offers Bluetooth and AirPlay2 wireless connectivity, along with Alexa, Google voice assistant, Spotify Connect, and Dolby Audio support.
This clock radio is a beautiful tribute to retro technology. It combines a clock, an AM/FM radio, and a high-quality Bluetooth speaker in one. Each handmade radio is built with warmly-glowing vintage nixie tubes to display the time and an American black walnut enclosure with a 360 brass bezel and knurled knobs.
The Motorola Sonic Sub 500 is a slim and compact Bluetooth speaker with an integrated wireless charging pad. Its 5W RMS speaker kicks out big sounds for its size, while its 10W charging pad juices up phones quickly. It’s IPX7 waterproof, so you’re safe to use it outdoors without worry.
This substantial wood speaker looks like something from a high-end audio line, but it’s actually the result of a DIY build. King Minhvuong walks us through their process of recycling pallet wood into this beautiful portable audio system. If you’re feeling inspired, there’s a full parts list in the video’s description on YouTube.
Founded by former Apple designers and engineers, Syng is showing off their high-end wireless speaker. It packs upward- and downward-firing woofers and a three-element beamforming driver array. Three built-in microphones calibrate the speaker to your room, and multiple Cell Alphas can be networked for surround sound.
Placing a turntable close to a speaker can cause unwanted feedback and resonance. But the SpinBase uses proprietary tech to eliminate these issues, so it can sit right underneath your record player. It kicks out room-filling sound and works with any turntable. It also doubles as a Bluetooth speaker. Measures 18″ w x 13.5″ d x 3.25″ h.
Despite being just 3.3″ tall, Apple’s smart speaker kicks out room-filling 360º sound. Its spherical mesh enclosure looks great, and it works as a wireless audio system, voice-based smart home controller, and personal assistant for up to six different people. To protect privacy, it ONLY listens when you prompt it with “Hey Siri.”
Ampere’s waterproof Bluetooth shower speaker never needs to be plugged in. Instead, it uses a hydroelectric generator to capture energy from the water flowing to your shower head. Its design provides omnidirectional sound and it can pair with a second mini speaker for sound throughout your bathroom.
Maker King Minhvuong shows off a really sweet design for a tabletop Bluetooth speaker. He built it using hundreds of stacked colored pencils set into epoxy resin, then cut, shaped, sanded, and varnished the resulting block to form an eye-catching enclosure.
Go back to the ’80s with this retro-style speaker that looks like an old-school Walkman. Instead of popping a cassette in, stash your smartphone inside of it, then clip it onto your belt loop for full effect. It has working control buttons and a 3.5mm aux in jack. Why not go all-in and use it with that Bluetooth cassette player?
Audio gear maker Teenage Engineering has a great eye for industrial design. Their minimal Bluetooth speaker continues that trend, and packs a pair of 4″ bass drivers, neodymium magnet tweeters, and a 38w per channel amp. The “Magic Radio” also records everything you play onto a 2-hour loop that you can rewind and time-stretch.