Music in English, glazba in Croatian, gaana in Hindi so on and on, we know it by many names in our regional languages.
Luckily we have a medium that lets us hear music in an insane variety from mini speakers to waterproof speaker ones.
In today’s post, we are going to explore the history of waterproof technology and waterproof speakers.
So fasten your seatbelts because we are also going to check the best waterproof speakers available in 2022.
Waterproofing is an activity of making things water-resistant. These things may incorporate any object so that the object may remain untouched by the water.
Although waterproofing has been actively performed since a long time, American inventor Henry F. French brought the idea of French Drain. He published his plan in middle of 1800 which consisted the idea of waterproofing within it.
Nowadays industries such as clothing, digital gadgets and manufacturing use waterproofing. No doubt that waterproofing is a fancy invention, we would want various devices capable of acquiring it.
Analogue sound systems had constant market cap after invention. Back in 1979, Kane Kramer had patented for digital sound which later become mp3 adopted in speakers.
Other companies have already started enhancing digital sound, such as adding surround sound feature by Dolby. Today we have new competitor of mp3 called FLAC which had its stable release by 20th February 2022.
Well liked streaming services such as Spotify and YouTube and many more out there, have adopted digital sounds dominantly.
By that time, speakers were modified to be as medium for digital sounds.
We started to see home theaters, mini speakers, wired and wireless ones. Now we back on edge of waterproof speakers. There is a valid reason to have waterproof speakers, of course. Waterproof speakers are ready to take on adventure regardless the weather, and it is portable for sure.
There is a term called IP ratings which is worth to know before we get started with list. IP rating is Ingress Protection (AKA International Protection) a rating that labels how a product’s electrical or electronic equipment is capable of coping with dust, liquid etc.
You can figure out lot more about the waterproofs of products with IP rating is given to it. The rating is wide range, you can check the full list of rating and what it means here.
Top 5 best waterproof speakers-
1) Tribit XSound Go – TS-BTS20
Tribit is a company focuses on to enhancing your travel experience with premium sound quality in a small form factor. The initial release of TS-BTS20 was with 12 Watts, later they upgraded to 16 Watts.
Design wise, TS-BTS20 looks very compelling and looks more outdoor friendly. Type-C charging ports for this speaker makes it even more safe to use. It is given Ipx7 waterproof ratings.
- IP rating -Ipx7
- Built in mic
- Bluetooth 5.0
- Type c port
- 4400 MAH battery
- Light weight
- highly portable, rich bass, connection range 100ft
- 24 hours playback time
- 5 hours charge time
2) Sony SRS-XB13
A Japanese multinational corporation Sony known for its quality of products has dropped its successor of Sony SRS-XB12
called Sony SRS-XB13. The company claims it being compact waterproof and dustproof Bluetooth speaker.
Unlike Tribit, Sony’s SRS-XB13 is packed with a type-c charging port. It uses Sound Diffusion Processor for thickening the sound.
- IP rating – IP67
- Built in mic
- Type c port
- compact design
- 16 hours playback time
- 4:30 hours charge time
Link- Sony SRS-XB13
3)Mi Portable Bluetooth speaker
World’s 4th largest phone manufacturer brand has dropped its waterproof speaker in market. MI a Xiaomi Corporation, has designed this waterproof speaker in two equalizer modes.
Option for modes is an advantage to this speaker. The Design of this speaker is very compact and feels handy. 2 MI’s portable speaker can connect with each other easily, promising the best stereo output.
- Dual EQ mode
- IPX7 rated
- Built-in Microphone
- type-C charging port
- 3.5 mm jack
- 13 hours playback time
- 2600mAh Battery
4) JBL Go 3-
A part of Harman International and audio hardware manufacturing company, JBL dropped its JBL Go 3. Go 3 is a successor of Go 2 and made many enhancements.
This device has rated IP67 and is relatively small and comes in plenty of colors. The second missing thing in Go 3 is it not having mic built in, which is a bad point for this speaker.
- Bluetooth 5.1’s Insta-sync
- IP67 rated
- USB Type C
- Playback time 5 hours.
- Charging time 2.5hrs
Link- JBL Go 3
5) boAt Stone 650-
India-based electronic manufacturing brand BoAt has legacy of products we know so far. In their boAt Stone 650 the device has pumping driver technology to deliver power sound.
The device is packed with 1800 MAH battery which sounds much unexpected as per other waterproof speakers we have seen so far.
- IPX5 rated
- 7 Hours Playback time
- 1800mAh battery
- Memory Card Supported
- Bluetooth v4.2 and AUX
- 2-3 hours charging time
Link- boAt Stone 650
Phew, we saw the list of best 5 waterproof speakers that were inspired by Amazon.com. No doubt, there are plenty of awesome options available on various platforms.
The list we talked about would be the cheapest and key starter waterproof speakers you would like to try outdoor.
If you guys have one of these speakers, do comment below about the experience of it.
If you have any suggestions or feedback, do not forget us to write it here. With that being said, sayonara!