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There’s something irresistible about a boombox. The shape. The feel. The thumping bass and decibels that can cut through even the loudest backyard barbecue. And let’s face it, would Ione Skye have taken John Cusack back if he was standing in her driveway holding up a smartphone?
JBL has found a way to outfit that old-school cool with cutting-edge tech, creating a Bluetooth Boombox that’s equal parts Kid N Play and modern-day. And today only, Amazon is slashing $120 off the original price, making it a must-have from Bed-Stuy to Malibu and everywhere in between.
The JBL Boombox boasts a 20,000 mAh battery, which means it can keep blasting tunes for up to 24 hours straight, and with four active transducers and two JBL bass radiators, it’ll give you the loudest and sharpest sound on the block. Now we’re not advocating for any 80s movie volume-based beefs to make a comeback, but if they did, this kind of playing power would come in real handy.
The JBL Boombox is ready for anything. It’s weather-resistant and waterproof, with an IPX7 rating, so it’s great at the beach, near the pool, even by the bathroom sink for the ultimate shower-singing accompaniment. It has a flat base for tabletop mounting and a handle for easy on-the-go tunes, so whether you’re having a casual house party hang or throwing on some Nikes for a Beastie Boys throwback shoot, the JBL Boombox is ideal for any time and any place.
Music fans demand the best, and the JBL Boombox clearly delivers, with over 3000 five-star reviews on Amazon.
One reviewer found the boombox made quite the impression on a special day. “I recently bought 4 of these along with the carrying cases and took them on a trip to Turks and Caicos for a wedding,” they noted. “During the trip I literally had over four different people order these after seeing them, they were definitely a hit. Needless to say, we provided the beach with music and 4 speakers provided an awesome immersive surround sound around the pool at night. Even the resort workers were complimenting the sound over their own sound system.”
One adventurous reviewer even tested its touted durability to the max and came away satisfied. “Just took this to Lake of the Ozarks for a 3 day weekend and really put this speaker through the ringer,” they said. “As advertised, it performed great in the water. Watching it hit some deep bass while in the water is super cool.”
The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.
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