Music plays an essential role in our daily lives. It has the capability of changing and uplifting our moods, feel nearly or possibly all emotions that we can experience in our lives.
Music has always been integral to any celebration. For all the important moments in your life, music is a necessity in the overall atmosphere and vibe of each event. It is an art form that allows us to have fun, dance, and enjoy celebrating different milestones.
In this editorial, we will be discussing some of the best options in the world of portable bluetooth speakers one can acquire for their mini-events. I will start this article with a very brief experience at a friend’s house party which happened during the December festive season. As a music enthusiast, good music matters to me alot. Good music is best enjoyed in a better sound system has rich audio output. Back to the house party, it was an impromptu event organized by a friend who was bored at home with nothing to do. He made a call through to me and some other colleagues who could make this possible. We created a group and discussed how we could pull this off in the next hour. A group of five, everybody was assigned a role to execute which I chose ‘Coordinator’. We set the ball rolling as soon as possible and everybody got to work. At the swimming pool area where the party was going to be held, the guy in charge of sounds walked in with a guy on a tricycle with filled with sound system hardware (Passive speakers and a rack). Fast forward to the sound check, after several configurations to get the best surround sound, the complex system failed to give the best crispy sound for our party. It’s unfeasible to have a party with a poor sound. In a state of recourse, i quickly reached out to a friend who had just received a Bose S1 Pro system as Christmas present from his dad to come to our aid. 30 mins away from the event house, he came around with the portable sound device. The spick and span fully charged Bose system was placed in vantage position where the sound can be felt from all angles. Quickly connected my phone to the speaker via Bluetooth , logged on to DC Leakers’ The Biggest Afropop/Afrobeat Party Bangers Of 2020 playlist on Apple Music for a test. The output was just what we needed for the turn up and fun-packed night. Guess who saved the night? BOSE did.
I further researched on some of the best wireless bluetooth speakers on the market that can create similar immersive sounds. Briefly are their specifications below.
Bose S1 Pro system
Weighing only 15.7 lbs (7.1 kg), the rugged S1 Pro lets you bring better sound to the party, tailgate, or outdoor get-together, it’s the all-in-one Bluetooth speaker to take anywhere. Be the DJ with Bluetooth streaming, make announcements clearly with the microphone jack, or jam out with your favorite keyboard or guitar. Built-in ToneMatch processing helps microphones and guitars sound natural, while Auto EQ adjusts the system tone automatically for great sound in any position. The rechargeable lithium-ion battery keeps you going for up to 11 hours, no matter where you go. And the Quick Charge function lets you recharge in a hurry. Place it on the ground, on its side, tilted back, or elevated. Built-in sensors, Auto EQ and a unique multi-position design make sure the music sounds full and balanced. The Bose Connect app lets you bring even more to the event, like Party Mode. Stream wireless audio to a second S1 Pro system or any compatible Bose Bluetooth speaker. Plus, there are advanced configuration options to help you get more from the S1 Pro.
- Speaker:13″ H x 9.5″ W x 11.2″ D (15.7 lbs)
Inputs and outputs
- 2 combo XLR – ¼” inputs
- 3.5 mm input
- Bluetooth input
- ¼” TRS line output
- Wireless range up to 30 ft (9 m)
- Up to 11 hours of play using rechargeable lithium-ion battery
- Compatible with Bose Connect app
WHAT’S IN THE BOX
- S1 Pro system with rechargeable battery
- AC power cord
- Quick start guide
Website : Bose.com
Echo Studio – High-fidelity smart speaker with 3D audio and Alexa
- Immersive sound – 5 speakers produce powerful bass, dynamic midrange, and crisp highs. Dolby Atmos technology adds space, clarity, and depth.
- Ready to help – Ask Alexa to play music, read the news, and answer questions.
- Voice control your music – Stream songs from Amazon Music, Apple Music, Spotify, Pandora, Tidal, and more. With Amazon Music HD, listen to 50 million songs in the highest quality audio formats available: HD, Ultra HD, and 3D formats like Dolby Atmos.
- Adapts to any room – Automatically senses the acoustics of your space, fine-tuning playback for optimal sound.
- Built-in smart home hub – Ask Alexa to control Zigbee-compatible devices.
- Keep your family in sync – Use your Alexa devices like an intercom and talk to any room in the house with Drop In and Announcements.
- Designed to protect your privacy – Built with multiple layers of privacy controls, including a microphone off button that electronically disconnects the mics.
Website : Amazon.com
Made to be the most powerful, portable Bluetooth speaker, JBL Boombox delivers monstrous sound along with the hardest hitting bass. Enjoy music for up to 24 hours without missing a beat. Imagine playing with your favorite beats from sunrise to sunrise on a single charge. Use the massive 20,000mAh battery and dual charge out to charge your external devices anytime and keep music rocking. Rugged enough to handle your wildest tailgate party, the JBL Boombox is IPX7 waterproof, which withstand any weather and even the most epic pool parties. Switch between indoor and outdoor modes to optimize sound wherever the party is. In addition, if more massive music is a must, you can connect more than 100 JBL Connect+ enabled speakers under Bluetooth range with just one press of a button.
What’s in the box?
- Power adaptor
WOBURN II BLUETOOTH
Woburn II hits high trebles cleanly, handles low bass with ease and has a clear, lifelike mid range. Two 1″ tweeters and dual 5.25″ subwoofers are individually powered by class D amps for a total of 110 watts of power. The wooden cabinet construction helps provide a warm, natural sound and the bass reflex system includes a port to increase efficiency at low frequencies.
Woburn II hits high trebles cleanly, handles low bass with ease and has a clear, lifelike mid range. Two 1 inch tweeters and dual 5.25 inch subwoofers are individually powered by class D amps for a total of 110 watts of power. The wooden cabinet construction helps provide a warm, natural sound and the bass reflex system includes a port to increase efficiency at low frequencies.
Bluetooth 5.0 and aptX technology provides lossless wireless sound at a range of up to 30 feet (10 metres) while maintaining connectivity. Use your Bluetooth enabled smartphone, tablet or computer to stream music directly to your speaker with no wires required.
Classic Marshall details such as a textured vinyl covering, salt & pepper fret and the iconic script logo adorn this speaker’s sturdy wooden frame. Located on the front of the speaker is a brass plate, etched with the establishment date of 1962 – a subtle nod to the brand’s heritage and over 50 years of loud. You’ll want to proudly display this speaker in any room.