Wireless Floating speakers

magnusfalkirk

New member
Jul 10, 2007
3
Greetings,

I've been looking for some good outdoor speakers to use when we're in our pool. I ran across this:

http://www.technosonic.com/product_details.php?id=WFS305

as an auction on Ebay and was wondering if anyone had read or heard anything about these speakers. I'm also considering some outdoor speakers, instead of the floating ones, that look like rocks and was wondering if anyone could recommend a good pair.

Thanks,
Magnus
 

wardsntx

Well-known member
Jun 18, 2007
223
Spring, Texas
magnus...I have these mounted under mu covered porch...

http://www.klipsch.com/products/details ... spx#photos

they are in the corners, so the bass response is even better from the additional port assitance. You can get them at Best Buy for about 280.00 a pair

for the rock typ speakers, I would browse around on tis site...they have a ton of options.

http://www.outdoorspeakerdepot.com/index.html

good luck and "Rock On"

Also look at putting an outdoor volume control...keeps you from having to run inside and back out when you need to turn up and down.
 

matt4x4

Well-known member
Apr 2, 2007
312
I have a pair of Yamaha's mounted under my covered porch out back, and although my pool is about 120 feet from this location, because my pool lies somewhat downhill from these speakers, they sound absolutely awesome both on the deck and down by the pool (if turned up some of course). The sound is very full and the bass carries nicely which is an important requirement for outdoor speakers or else they sound like am radio.
I've seen those pool floating speakers at a local pool store, and they sound about as good as a pair of headphones left unattended, besides that, all this wireless stuff eats batteries like crazy - you're best to go with something wired, even if you have to bury some cable to do it, it's a small price to pay for quality.
 

tagprod

LifeTime Supporter
Jul 3, 2007
489
Tomball, Texas
This is a little on the lower end, but I bought these at best buy for 80 bucks. I have them mounted under the porch in my back yard and they sound great. I have neighbors right behind me, so it's not like I can crank it up too loud very often. If you're looking for a lower cost alternative for outdoor speakers, I give them a thumbs up. The mounting hardware and the speaker design looked an awful lot like the Klipsch that was connected right next to it...

 

magnusfalkirk

New member
Jul 10, 2007
3
Outdoor Speakers

Thanks for all the comments and advice. I managed to pick up a pair of KLH outdoor rock speakers off of Ebay the other day. I'll be wiring them into my stereo system as soon as I get them.

Thanks again,
Magnus
 

wardsntx

Well-known member
Jun 18, 2007
223
Spring, Texas
For Real audiophiles, here is a speaker that can either be installed in new construction in a standard pool light niche, float on top of the water for both out of water and underwater audio or be submerged. It comes with a waterproof 25' audio cable that you can then route to your sound system.

These are the speakers used by the Olmypics, NASA and many hotels. But at nearly $600.00, you better really like swimming to the grooves.

http://www.stargatecinema.com/Clark-Syn ... 17255.html
 

crabboy

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Jul 24, 2007
628
Suwanee, GA
WOW! Wonder how well it sounds. Seems like you're spending a ton on money on water proofing and less on sound quality. Money is probably better spent on some pool side speakers.

I've got my eye on the Boston Voyager 6's and the 12" sub. Has anyone head them?

bostonacoustics.com
 

Backglass

Well-known member
Jun 4, 2007
146
Putnam County, NY
crabboy said:
WOW! Wonder how well it sounds. Seems like you're spending a ton on money on water proofing and less on sound quality. Money is probably better spent on some pool side speakers.
Except you cant hear those underwater which is the point of those speakers. It makes sense...IF your in Cirque de Soleil or an Olympian. :lol: