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Delivers the powerful, fearless sound you need to make your music heard
Water, dust and shock resistant
8-hour battery life
Plays music wirelessly up to 60 feet away
Attach to bike or camera mount with the 1/4-inch threaded mount
Beware of Punk from Sol Republic. Smaller, tougher and louder than you would expect, the Punk Portable Bluetooth Wireless Speaker is the ultimate sidekick to make your music heard. Surprisingly loud for its size, Punk is fearless. Crank up the volume and fill your room with music or take the party outside. Water resistant, Punk can lounge poolside. Shock resistant, Punk is not afraid of ruthless backpacks. Even dust doesn't bother Punk, so mount it to your bike using the 1/4-inch threaded mount and head up to the mountains. Punk goes with you anywhere, all day with long-lasting 8-hour battery life. Super social, Punk lets you connect any non-Bluetooth audio devices using the 3.5mm cable. You can even connect to that old stereo using Punk as a Bluetooth hub. If you won't break the rules, Punk will.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I like the size and functionality of this speaker quite a bit, but the battery life kills it. They advertise 8 hour battery life. I listen at pretty high volume, so I don't actually expect 8 hours, but I'm getting about 1 hour and a half. That's unacceptable.
Additionally, the battery seems to deplete even if the speaker is powered off. I listened until the speaker was at half battery strength and then turned it off. The next day, when I went to listen some more, the speaker was completely dead.
Back it goes I guess.
Edit: It started working acceptably after burn in.
Vine Customer Review of Free Product (What's this?)
We take our reviews serious and we have reviewed quite a few Bluetooth speakers (some with mics for calls too). The SOL Republic Punk met everything it advertised.
Setup was simplistic as expected being Bluetooth. We also connected it via the 3.5mm cable. Both provided the same sound quality as long as you are in range for the Bluetooth.
We dropped the speaker more than once up to 4 feet (thinking a higher counter in a kitchen or flying off of a bike). We did not encounter damage and the rubber casing seems to protect it well. It also didn't seem to dislodge anything inside which was a thought we had up front. So this makes for a great travel, camping or outdoor small sound range speaker.
We used a spray bottle as it never said you could submerge it. We sprayed it a few times from above and a direct spray at the port access spot after carefully sealing it. We could not find any water inside once we sealed it and tested. So the rubber casing...
Vine Customer Review of Free Product (What's this?)
UPDATE 12/08/2014: I initially gave this product five stars but after a month and a half of indoor use the minus button (which decreases the volume) has stopped functioning. That's super disappointing because everyone in our household loves this speaker. Since you can control the volume with the device, it is still useable. But, I now hesitate to recommend it as highly.
Initial review 10/28/2014: I love the SOL REPUBLIC wireless bluetooth speaker.
Here are some of the reasons why:
-It's solidly built and covered in a non-slip rubber that makes it durable and easy to handle. -It fits in my very small hand comfortably. -It pairs with every device thinkable. Windows, Apple, you name it and it pairs without issue. -It's range is at least 60 feet with no obstacles blocking the signal. (I tested this) -The battery lasts nearly 7 hours. (I tested this) -It retains a charge even when not used for a week or two. (It worked...
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