CES 2013: Scosche Introduces Weatherproof BoomBOTTLE Speaker For Cyclists and Outdoor Enthusiasts

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Scosche today unveiled its weatherproof boomBOTTLE, an omnidirectional outdoor speaker that is designed to fit in standard bicycle bottle cages, providing streaming music while biking, hiking, camping, and participating in other outdoor activities.

The boomBOTTLE incorporates 40mm drivers along with a passive subwoofer, and a built-in lithium-ion battery offers 10 hours of playback per charge.

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Scosche's speaker has a durable TPU exterior that is designed to withstand vibrations from rough terrain riding and a splash proof casing makes it usable even when exposed to rain and sweat. Charging and audio ports remain accessible through a top flap.

With its built-in microphone, the boomBOTTLE can be used as a speakerphone, and it features Bluetooth connectivity with a range of 33 feet.

Scosche has also debuted RH1060 Reference Grade Bluetooth Headphones, a new wireless option for its line of reference grade headphones. The over-ear headphones use 40mm neodymium magnet drivers and feature ear cups made from viscoelastic memory foam.

The boomBOTTLE and the RH1060 Headphones are currently on display at CES, which lasts from January 8 to January 11. Pricing and release date have yet to be announced.

Top Rated Comments

Invator Avatar
105 months ago
Just what we need, noise when we want to relax outdoors...
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
STiNG Operation Avatar
105 months ago

Lovely.... I already have to deal with bikers thinking they own the entire road, now I get to listen to them jamming to Michael Bolton too?


Captain Jack Sparrow!!!
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
DesterWallaboo Avatar
105 months ago
Lovely.... I already have to deal with bikers thinking they own the entire road, now I get to listen to them jamming to Michael Bolton too?
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Gemütlichkeit Avatar
105 months ago
Noise pollution is one of my pet peeves
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
likemyorbs Avatar
105 months ago

How about the ability to still hear the traffic around you?
This expensive water bottle provides a much safer way to listen to music while biking.


Yeah except the "expensive water bottle" isn't even a water bottle. If it was a water bottle in addition to a speaker then that would be different. This thing just wastes the space on my bike where my water should be.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
SeanMcg Avatar
105 months ago

How about the ability to still hear the traffic around you?
This expensive water bottle provides a much safer way to listen to music while biking.


Not to mention that it is ILLEGAL to wear headphones while riding in most jurisdictions. Bicycles move too fast for the riders to be unaware of their surroundings.

That being said, I also don't want to force the world around me to listen to my music while I ride. When I stop, though, or if I am inside on a trainer or rollers, this would be a good option. Earphones can slip out, headphones can get too sweaty.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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