The pandemic is now a thing of the past. No one is planning to stay indoors, even if they have to. You know what this calls for – outdoor house parties with your friends, drinks and loud music. As we write this, we can already imagine the thumping music that gets everyone moving and dancing to the beat. But your normal speakers can’t do the job – nothing short of good outdoor speakers can spark the party mood. Outdoor wireless or Bluetooth speakers need to be considered too because you can’t be tied down to one location throughout the party!
Are outdoor speakers worth it?
In one word, yes. A whole new range of outdoor activities opens up that could use some music. Think about sports grills held outdoors, ambient music by your pool or even the dreaded lawn mowing – music can spice up a lot of those outdoor activities you love.
Can you leave outdoor speakers outside in winter?
Outdoor speakers are manufactured keeping in mind that they can be permanently placed there. As long as you’re not exposing them to moisture, leaving them out in the cold isn’t a problem. But it would be best to build a speaker-sized shelter to cover them during the harsh seasons.
Pyle PLMR24B 3-way Mini Box Speaker System
The Pyle PLMR24B 3-Way Mini Box Speaker System delivers a dynamic 200 watts of power that can hake up your environment. For the average audiophile looking for a completely water-resistant outdoor speaker system, this model is a great entry point. The 1” Super Dome Tweeter is the star of this piece, and the 1.75” wide dispersion cone delivers a wide sound range. Because of its entry value, it’s an Amazon’s Choice product for Outdoor Speakers.
Rockville WET-7020W Outdoor Wall Speakers
The Rockville WET-7020W Outdoor Wall Speakers is an audio beast. Built for beating the weather, the sound output is powered through a 13mm PEI tweeter and a 5.25” Woofer. This ensures a clean, clear audio track when you turn these on. These speakers are also IPX55 rated, meaning they can withstand heavy water spraying on them. Right off our heads, this speaker set is perfect on your yacht or speed boat where water spraying commonly destroys speakers.
Polk Audio Atrium 4 Outdoor Speakers
Recognized as one of the best-looking outdoor speakers, the design of the Polk Audio Atrium 4 Outdoor Speakers is such that the audio covers a wide area. The 4.5” drivers and the .75” tweeters deliver deep bass and smoother response. These speakers are perfect for your patio or deck, and the clarity of the audio from these speakers is to be experienced firsthand In addition to having a great design, they’re also extremely durable.
Sonos Outdoor Speakers
If you have some experience with outdoor speakers and are looking to upgrade your existing set, you should keep an eye on the Sonos Outdoor Speakers. The speakers look sophisticated but are prepared to enjoy a surreal sound experience from them. It almost feels as if you have a subwoofer hidden in the room that delivers the audio. The mounting system on these is simple to install and score additional points on our sheet.
Definitive Technology AW 5500 Outdoor Speakers
There are just two words to describe this set of speakers – “Absolutely killer”. And we don’t mean that they are loud enough to cover the backyard, the sound is crisp and incredibly detailed. The Definitive Technology AW 5500 Outdoor Speakers give a lot of high-end brands a run for their money when it comes to audio clarity. At this price point, you’ll be hard-pressed to find speakers that can deliver such audio quality.
Bose 251 Wall Mount Outdoor Environmental Speakers
The Bose 251 Wall Mount Outdoor Environmental Speakers will not disappoint you – trust us. Right off the bat, we liked how well packaged the speakers were. A two-speaker system can cover your entire backyard. Coming in both wired and wireless units, it’s easy to set them up on your walls or wooden beams. With Bose, you can rest assured that audio clarity is a given.
Dual Electronics LU43PB 3-Way High Performance
Weighing only 2.8 lbs, the Dual Electronics LU43PB 3-Way High-Performance Speakers is deceiving in the power it delivers. With a maximum audio output of 100 watts, you’ll be surprised at how good the audio is – they don’t just pump out lots of bass. And we’re pretty convinced about their weather resistance – they’ve seen hurricanes, tornadoes, and intense heat across different customers and still deliver a good audio experience.
Russound 5B55W 5.25" Outdoor Speakers
The Russound 5B55W 5.25” Outdoor Speakers are practical in design and equipped with pivoting tweeters for good quality audio delivery. The speakers also come with inbuilt tuning to improve the off-axis listening experience. The speakers come with a built-in mounting system. We’ve seen some good reviews about the design and audio output, because of the advanced design and materials used to manufacture it.
Acoustic Audio 251W Outdoor 3-Way Speakers
Among all the unique designs to feature on this list, we had to feature a traditional speaker that manages to stay on top of the outdoor audio genre. We found this in the Acoustic Audio 251W Outdoor 3-Way Speakers. Coming as a box of 8 speakers, these are built with durability in mind. The Poly Dynamic woofers deliver a sound that is clear, and smooth in the low, mid and high ranges.
Yamaha NS-AW150WH 2-Way Outdoor Speakers
Yamaha is a household name when it comes to audio equipment, so it comes as no surprise when they launched the Yamaha NS-AW150WH 2-Way Outdoor Speakers for the outdoor audio experience. If you’re looking for a solid audio delivery over a large area, you cannot go wrong with these speakers. These speakers are perfect for the outdoor bar on your patio, because of their durability.
Klipsch AW-650 Outdoor Speaker
An Amazon’s Choice product for Outdoor speakers, we knew it was only a matter of time before Klipsch stole the spot. And the Klipsch AW-650 Outdoor Speaker deserve the title because they score top scores when it comes to design, functionality, lifetime and brand value. The Injection Molded Graphite woofers and titanium dome tweeters deliver the classic Klipsch experience. If you want to grace your name with one of the audio giants, this speaker is for you.
Herdio 5.25 Inches 300 Watts Outdoor Speakers
Housing the latest Bluetooth 5.0 technology, the Herdio 5.25 Inches 300 Watts Outdoor Speakers owe their superior sound quality to the careful assembly of the superior dome tweeter and a 5.25” aluminum injection cone woofer. The result is a pair of very good speakers that are perfect for a noisy, outdoor environment. These connect seamlessly with Alexa so that the people in the room can just call out for the music they want to hear.
OSD Audio 3-Way Outdoor Patio 4" Speaker
Delivering 110 Watts of high output, the OSD Audio 3-Way Outdoor Patio 4” Speaker is a favorite of ours, because it punches well above its weight in audio satisfaction. The flexible mounting allows the speakers to blend in effortlessly into the home décor. While these are not bass-heavy, they’re ideal to deliver a mellow atmosphere during your outdoor occasions. For the price point, this sells at, it's definitely a steal.
Pohopa 5.25 Inch Outdoor Speakers
The first point of satisfaction for us with the Pohopa 5.25 Inch Outdoor Speaker is that they come with an amplifier to improve the quality of the audio played. Additionally, this speaker has built into it a bass reflex vent for an added bass response. With its multi-device support, these speakers are easy to mount and are built to top quality. Be it a porch, garage or backyard, you won’t regret getting this to play your music.
JBL Control 25-1 Outdoor Speaker
The JBL Control 25-1 Outdoor Speakers are built to match the contemporary design and the inbuilt InvisiBall mounting hardware has almost no equal when it comes to ease of installation. But when it comes to the point of importance – these speakers deliver a versatile music experience and excellent sound quality. After all, JBL is a brand everyone can trust in. But test these for yourself and be prepared to be surprised.
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