Soundcast VG5 Bluetooth Speaker
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In the early 2000s, the founders of one of America’s largest and oldest audio and speaker manufacturers launched Soundcast. Their vision? Develop reliable, high-performance wireless audio products that deliver the ultimate in sound quality and work seamlessly with any lifestyle.
With a history of building top-quality products for industry leaders for nearly 40 years, in 2006 Soundcast visionaries unveiled the award-winning OutCast portable music system. OutCast proved that high-quality wireless sound could be achieved in a portable speaker, setting the worldwide benchmark for the future of wireless audio. At Soundcast, we are working to build a future in which sound can be experienced in its purest form and listened to wherever the road takes you.
The Soundcast VG5 Bluetooth Speaker - The take anywhere, everywhere premium waterproof speaker.
The VG5 encapsulates many of the beloved features of previously-announced models including a capacitive touch interface, fuel-gauge LED array and weather-resistant exterior and presents an even richer soundstage. Powered by a long-throw, down-firing 6" woofer and two 3” full range drivers, the VG5 produces low-end booming sound to fill the expanses of any listening environment.
VG5 STUNNING PERFORMANCE WITH JUST ONE TOUCH
Get the party started with just one tap. VG5 features the first capacitive touch interface built for the outdoors so you can keep rocking, by the pool or on the couch.
From booming bass to crisp high notes, the VG5 takes sound quality to the next level. It's industry-leading six-inch subwoofers make an audible entrance, projecting robust, permeating sound in multiple directions. Release your inner audiophile.
- Bluetooth Audio Streaming: The Soundcast VG-5 features built-in Bluetooth 4.2 with support for wireless audio streaming (A2DP) and control (AVRCP). You can wirelessly stream stored music, music apps, and other content on your Bluetooth enabled smartphone (including iPhone & Android), tablet (including iPad & Android), laptop (including Windows & Mac), or desktop computer (including Windows & Mac) to the Soundcast VG-5 speaker. You'll also be able to control basic playback functions; such as Play/Pause, Previous/Next Track, and Volume Up/Down from the VG-5 speaker.
- Codecs: In addition to supporting Bluetooth's standard SBC codec, the VG-5 lets you enjoy high-quality Qualcomm aptX (compatible with most Androids) & AAC (compatible with iPhone) audio codecs, so you can enjoy the highest quality sound that is rich and crystal clear.
- Pairing: The VG-5 supports SSP (Simple Secure Pairing) & NFC (Near Field Communication) to wirelessly connect your devices. Simple Secure Pairing allows you to wirelessly pair most Bluetooth device without having to enter a pin-code. Near Field Communication allows you to wirelessly pair Android OS 4.0+ and other devices that support NFC by simply touching the device to the VG-5 speaker. You can pair up to 8 Bluetooth source devices to the VG-5, but only one device can be connected at a time for wireless music playback.
- Note: The Soundcast VG-5 does not support Bluetooth hands-free communication for phone calls.
- Aux Input: In addition to wireless Bluetooth connectivity, the Soundcast VG-5 is outfitted with a 3.5mm aux input for connecting a portable audio player with an analogue or headphone output. The VG-5 will automatically switch over to the Aux source when an audio device is plugged into the 3.5mm input. The Aux input is protected by a rubber cover.
- Stereo 360º Sound: The Soundcast VG-5 is equipped with two 3" full-range drivers and one 6" long-throw woofer powered by a 24-bit DSP controlled Class-D 70W amplifier for clean, clear stereo sound at any volume level.
- Dual 3" Full-Range Drivers: The two 3" full-range drivers are configured in a stereo 360º array for immersive sound. Each full-range driver features an aluminium cone, butyl rubber surround, and a high SPL Neodymium motor design.
- 6" Long-Throw Woofer: The one 6" long-throw, down-firing woofer features a high-performance IMPP (Injected Molded Polypropylene) cone with butyl rubber surround for surprising bass from a compact speaker. The woofer's efficient BL ferrite motor design provides increased battery life.
- True Wireless Stereo (TWS): True Wireless Stereo (TWS) lets you sync two Soundcast VG-5 speakers together over Bluetooth for dedicated left and right stereo playback.
- Weather Resistant: The Soundcast VG-5 Bluetooth speaker features a weather resistant enclosure. Its rugged design lets you take it almost anywhere - camping, pool-side, on the beach, or in the backyard. It also features an integrated carry-handle which makes it easy to move around.
- Simple Control: The Soundcast VG-5 features a capacitive touch interface to power the speaker on/off, adjust the volume, and control basic playback function. A fuel-gauge LED array shows power, battery and volume. Both are found on the top of the speaker.
- AC or Battery Power: The included rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack (2600mAh) provides up to 10 hours of playback (varies by volume level). The included battery pack can be recharged using the included AC power adapter. The AC power adapter can also be used to supply power to the speaker for playback. A LED indicator will light red when charging and will turn orange when fully charged. When low on power, the LED indicator will blink red.
- Note: The lithium-ion battery will need to be installed and then charged prior to use. You'll need to remove four screws from the bottom of the speaker to access the battery compartment. The lithium-ion battery will install here and plug into the 6-pin connector. Once the battery is connected, you will need to reinstall the screws and battery compartment lid.
- USB Charging (5V/1A): The VG-5 is capable of recharging the battery of your Bluetooth-enabled device from the speaker's built-in USB-A (5V/1A) port. Now you don't need to carry an extra charger to keep your devices powered up. This USB port does not support audio playback. The USB charging port is protected by a rubber cover.
- Portability: Bluetooth - Built-in Bluetooth 4.2 technology with 8 memory slots
- Qualcomm® TrueWireless™ Stereo (TWS) Circuitry
- Weather Resistant
- Volume Control: Yes (auto muting)
- Pairing: Pair two Soundcast VG-5 speakers for stereo or simultaneous play (second VG-5 available separately)
- Amplifiers: Bi-Amp - 60W + 10 RMS, Class-D
- One 6" long-throw woofer in a downward-firing configuration with high efficiency BL ferrite motor design for increased battery life and high-performance IMPP cone with butyl rubber surround
- Two 3" full-range drivers in a stereo 360º array with high SPL Neodymium motor design, aluminum cones and butyl rubber surrounds
- Connections: 3.5mm Stereo minijack input for connecting a portable music player (stereo minijack cable included)
- Voice Prompts: These simplify Bluetooth pairing process
- Rechargeable Battery: Built-in rechargeable battery lasts up to 10 hours
- Charging Cradle: USB charging cable
- Dimensions (WxHxD): 178 x 406 x 178mm
- Weight: 5.3kg
|Short Description||Soundcast VG5 Bluetooth Speaker - The take anywhere, everywhere premium waterproof speaker.|
|Product Name||Soundcast VG5 Bluetooth Speaker|
|Model||Soundcast VG5 Bluetooth Speaker|