VG5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker
Advanced, dynamic EQ provides perfectly balanced sound at any volume level, and two 3" aluminum, dome drivers make for crystal clear audio that makes your music come alive no matter where in the world you are.
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Imagine a speaker small enough to carry around with a built-in 6" subwoofer! The VG5 has huge sound, yet is still light enough to move around pretty easily.
Soundcast speakers all meet IP64 or better specs which means they are totally resistant to dust, pollen, or any solid and they do not mind getting splashed.
Bi-Amped Immersive Stereo
The VG5 can really throw out big, rich sound with its active DSP amp system using dual aluminum drivers and a 6" subwoofer.
About Soundcast VG5
The VG5 Bluetooth speaker has the same form factor as its little sibling, the Soundcast VG3, but you’ll need a duffle bag instead of a backpack to tote it around. At a little over 17” tall and about 8” wide and deep, the VG5 is moving into the serious speaker part of the Soundcast lineup. We like the rear carrying handle which balances it out, but you probably want to find a better way to tote this 12 ½ pound speaker if you are going more than a couple of hundred yards with it.
The VG5 gets an IP rating of IP64, so like the VG3, it is pretty immune to everything but a long dip in the pool. You get a big jump up in speaker components with the VG5 as you move up to two 3” aluminum-cone drivers and a separate 6” powered subwoofer. The configuration is the same as the VG3 with the drivers firing out to the sides for big sound. You’ll be able to feel the bass with the VG5 and fill up a much bigger area than with the VG3. Two of them paired together are a great idea for your next pool party.
You get a max of 10 hours in playtime on the VG5, which will take about 4-5 hours with the included charger. Some people may decide to make it a flexible speaker and use it both indoors and out, which Soundcast realized and added an eq that changes the tonal quality with an indoor/outdoor setting. We see the VG5 as more of an outdoor speaker you take to the boat dock, a tailgating event, or out by the pool. It’s heavy enough, you’ll not want to have to carry it too far, and it does not have the long weekend battery life of the VG3, but obviously sounds much bigger.
- One 6" long-throw woofer in a downward-firing configuration with high-efficiency BL ferrite motor design for increased battery life and high-performance IMPP cone with butyl rubber surround
- Two 3" full-range drivers in a stereo 360° array with high SPL Neodymium motor design, aluminum cones, and butyl rubber surrounds
- Bluetooth® 4.2 with 8 memory slots
- Hi-Def AAC, aptX™ and aptX™ Low Latency Bluetooth® codecs
- NFC™ for automatic Bluetooth® pairing
- Efficient class-D power amp for longer playing time
- Selectable indoor & outdoor EQ settings
- Proprietary 24-bit DSP technology delivers quality audio
- Supports A2DP & AVRCP (v1.4) Bluetooth® profiles
- Qualcomm® TrueWireless™ Stereo (TWS) with left/right modes
- Backlit multi-mode capacitive-touch keypad
- Fuel-gauge LED array shows power, battery & volume
- Volume up/down, power, mute, play/pause, Bluetooth & TWS buttons
- Auto-adjusting keypad brightness based on ambient lighting
- Keypad lock/unlock & child lock functions
- Frequency response: 70Hz – 18kHz ± 5 dB
- Amplifier: Class-D 44W RMS bi-amplified (30W + 14W)
- Play time: Up to 10 hours (depending on volume setting)
- IP64-rated for weather-resistant outdoor use
- Size (H x W x D): 17.2” x 8.25” x 8.25” (43.5 x 21 x 21 cm)
- Weight: 12.5 lb (5.7 kg)
- Shipping weight: 17 lb (7.75 kg)
- High-capacity rechargeable Li-Ion battery pack
- 36W universal AC power adapter supplied
- 10 Watt power bank charges most USB devices
- Battery pack is user-replaceable
- 1/8” (3.5mm) stereo Aux input
- Type-A female USB power bank output
- 1.7/4mm 15-volt DC input for external power adapter
Frequency response: 70Hz – 18kHz ± 5 dB
Amplifier: Class-D 44W RMS bi-amplified (30W + 14W)
Play time: Up to 10 hours (depending on volume setting)
IP64-rated for weather-resistant outdoor use
Size (H x W x D): 17.2” x 8.25” x 8.25” (43.5 x 21 x 21 cm)
Weight: 12.5 lb (5.7 kg)
Shipping weight: 17 lb (7.75 kg)
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