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Scosche BoomBottle ships for $150, just in time to serenade fellow cyclists (video)

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Scosche promised a soundtrack to our biking and hiking when it unveiled the BoomBottle back in January; conveniently, it's shipping the Bluetooth speaker right as the spring thaw lets us give the peripheral a proper workout. The outdoorsy among us can now spend $150 to get a dust- and splashproof stereo system that fits into a bike's water bottle holder, or on a backpack through a carabiner, and plays for 10 hours on a charge. We'll have to wait, though, if we want a dash of color while we bombard other travelers with our taste in music. Gray versions are available now or very shortly at Scosche's site and Walmart, but more season-appropriate blue, green, pink and yellow hues will only sell through Scosche in May.


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Scosche Ships Highly Anticipated boomBOTTLE – Rugged Weatherproof Speaker

OXNARD, Calif. –April 10, 2013 – Scosche announces availability of the boomBOTTLE, a newmobile speaker for streaming music while biking, hiking, camping and more. The highly anticipated Bluetooth speaker was unveiled at CES 2013, where it was named an Innovations and Design Award Honoree for delivering remarkable sound on the go.

The unique speaker features a durable non-slip,shock absorbing TPU exterior, strong enough to withstand drops or vibrations caused from rough terrain. The IP4X rated weatherproof construction that protects boomBOTTLE from unexpected weather, sweat and other moisture. The boomBOTTLE even features sealed dustproof speaker grills.

Dual 40mm drivers deliverrich, clear audio with amplified acoustics for even the loudest of outdoor environments. Each speaker features an omnidirectional diffuser that channels music in all directions creating 360 degrees of immersive sound. The boomBOTTLE's incredible bass comes from the large passive subwoofer that is housed in a tuned and ported enclosure for optimum performance.

A wireless range of 33 feet eliminates the need for unruly wires and tangles while in use. The large rubberized buttons make it easy to skip tracks and adjust volume even with your smartphone or tablet tucked away. A top flap opens to reveal the protected charging and audio ports.

boomBOTTLE's built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery provides up to 10 hours of continuous playback on a single charge and includes a micro USB charging cable. Also included is a metal carabineer clip for attaching to your gear while on the go.

The Bluetooth portable speaker doubles as mobile home theaterin the office, garage or dorm room, providing the same impressive audio when playing movies, TV shows, or games on a connected mobile device. boomBOTTLE also features a built-in microphone for use as an enhanced speakerphone capable of delivering clear, echo-free phone conversations.

The grey boomBOTTLE is available now at Scosche.com for $149.99 and will be in Walmart stores shortly. All alternative colors (green, yellow, pink and blue) will be available on Scosche.com in May.

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