Try It Tuesday: TurnRaise WaterProof Portable Bluetooth Speaker

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TurnRaise Rainproof WaterProof Portable Bluetooth Shower Speaker, Rugged Wireless Outdoor/Shower Speaker with Built in Microphone – Deep blue
Manufacturer: TurnRaise
Size / Weight: 6.3 x 5.1 x 2.3 inches / 8 oz
Source: product provided by the manufacturer for review

TurnRaise Brand: Top-Rated Consumer Electronics Accessories Brand for Daily Life
The beautiful sealed silicone cases and interface design ensure Waterproof, Shockproof, dustproof, can be used under harsh environment (such as, outdoor and shower)
Support A2DP and and built with a 5W speaker. It can streams incredible stereo sound with full range output, crystal clear articulate high end.
It has built-in MIC Bluetooth speaker and hands-free function, so you can conveniently pick up a call by this mini speaker in car, bathroom, at home or office, anywhere during it is connected to your Smartphone.
Built in rechargeable battery, supports up to 6 hours playing time at the volume to 70% of the maximum volume

 

Review: I’ve been using my Kindle a lot to listen to music and audio books. And while the speakers are OK, they aren’t great. And on those occasions that I want music when in the bathroom or kitchen, places I don’t like to take my kindle, I wanted to find a bluetooth speaker to amplify the sound. When I saw the TurnRaise WaterProof Portable Bluetooth Speaker for review, I knew I had to give it a try.

The speaker came in a small, well protected package. I pulled out all the pieces (the speaker, directions, snap hook, suction cup and power cord) and immediately plugged it in to charge. It took a couple hours for that first charge, probably mostly since it was plugged into my laptop rather than a outlet.

After it was charged, I started playing around with the speaker. I got it turned on but then was stuck. Every time I tried to turn up the volume, I’d skip tracks. It was time to go read the instructions. You can tell that the instructions were not written by a native English speaker, but it was understandable. Once I knew what I was doing, it was time to play with speaker again. At this point, I fell in love.

I carried the speaker around my apartment while playing music. I took a shower and used the suction cup attachment to fix the speaker to the shower wall to enjoy some music in the bathroom. Then I continued to listen to music while lounging around. I easily played it for several hours and it was still going strong. I was very happy with the range of the bluetooth as well as the battery life. It being waterproof (although I wouldn’t suggest submerging since it’s only a flap covering the power outlet) was an extra perk.

I’ve been very happy with my TurnRaise WaterProof Portable Bluetooth Speaker. It comes in a variety of cool colors (I do like my teal blue, although it’s listed as deep blue) and I look forward to having more reasons to use it. I’m especially looking forward to pool season…

 

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