Take Your Tunes Anywhere With the Eco Terra Boombox

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Product: Eco Terra Rugged and Waterproof Boombox

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Price: $149.99

What it's good for: Sharing tunes from your smartphone or MP3 player with others while keeping your device protected against the elements.

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Limitations: The boombox's design may be too bulky to carry with you while rafting or kayaking. It's also pretty heavy, which can make it difficult to tote along for longer journeys.

Bottom Line: The Eco Terra Rugged and Waterproof Boombox can be a great option for sharing music with others by the lake, on the beach or anywhere else other music players might be damaged by the great outdoors. But, you should be ready to lug it to wherever you're headed.


While tunes are a natural fit when you're lounging on the beach or by the pool, they can be a natural disaster when it comes to your smartphone or MP3 player if you happen to get them wet while you're soaking up rays.

The Eco Terra boombox is designed for taking your music with you wherever you go, even if where you're going is typically not electronics-friendly.


Super-Connected


The Eco Terra can connect to your iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, or any other MP3 player or smartphone behind the 100% waterproof, clear shell. The connection is made via the headphone jack, so almost any portable device you have that uses headphones can probably work.

Once connected, you can play your favorite jams from your device through the Eco Terra's two 3-inch, full-range forward-firing speakers. A set of C batteries will last a whopping 25 hours in the boombox, so you can keep rocking without having to stop and charge.


Full Protection


One thing that definitely makes the Eco Terra stand out is that it's not just water resistant –- it's waterproof. So if your boombox accidentally takes a dip, it will still keep kicking. When it does hit the water, the Eco Terra is designed to float -- you won't have to go fishing for it if you end up dropping it in the pool.

In addition to protecting against moisture, the Eco Terra can also guard against dirt, snow and shock, so no matter what you're doing with your tunes, your boombox and audio player will be ready to roll.

The storage compartment in the device can hold not only your music player, but also your keys, cash and other pocket-size items. Air pressure release valves ensures your case is closed and water-tight, yet is easily opened at both high and low altitudes.


Goes Anywhere, If You Have Muscle


The Eco Terra has multiple carabiner clips, allowing you to connect the boombox to your boat when you take the party to the water. The clips can also be used to suspend your boombox from a tree or other apparatus to bring the tunes to a party from above.

Packing four C batteries, the boombox can get pretty heavy. So while you can take it anywhere with you, you might not want to.

Rugged and Waterproof

The Eco Terra boombox houses and protects any cell phone or MP3 player from four extremes: water, dirt, snow and shock.

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Series presented by the Sprint Galaxy Nexus

 

The Summer Gadget Series is presented by the Galaxy Nexus from Sprint. Android 4.0, Google Wallet and Google Play make it pure Google. Truly Unlimited data from Sprint makes it unstoppable. Check it out.

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