Ultimate Ears MEGABOOM Bluetooth Wireless Speaker - Black

  • Model #: 984-000436
  • Web Code: 10322681
  • Release Date: 02/27/2015
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$349.99

Overview

Start a rager anywhere with the UE MEGABOOM wireless Bluetooth speaker. Waterproof, shockproof, and dirt-proof, this rugged speaker is built for beach days, pool parties, camping trips, and more. Dual passive radiators, performance drivers, and advanced digital signal processing create powerful bass and rich balanced sound to ensure all your playlists sound amazing.

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Start (and keep) the party going anytime, anywhere
  • Bluetooth 3.0 lets you wirelessly connect to your smartphone, tablet, or other Bluetooth-enabled device within a 100-foot range so you can stream high-energy beats.
  • NFC technology allows you to pair your NFC-compatible device with a simple tap. Still use an iPod or MP3 player? Use the 3.5mm audio output to connect music players without Bluetooth or NFC.
  • IPX7-rated protection means this rugged speaker is waterproof (can be immersed in water up to 1 metre for up to 30 minutes), dirt-proof, and shockproof. Take it to the beach, campsite, pool party, or wherever your wild adventures take you.
  • The reliable lithium-ion battery lasts up to 20 hours, allowing you to keep the groovy dance tunes going until the sun comes up. Press the + and – buttons together at any time to see how much juice is left.
  • The battery fully recharges in as little as 2.5 hours thanks to speedy micro USB charging. Just because the battery is out doesn’t mean the party is over.
Insanely good sound
  • Two 2-inch drivers, two 2-inch x 4-inch passive radiators, and advanced digital signal processing produce 360-degree sound so you can blast heart-pounding bass and crisp high notes in any direction.
  • Tap the top of the speaker once to play or pause, and twice to skip tracks. Use the companion app on your smartphone to turn it on remotely or activate special features like musical alarm and tap controls.
  • Five-band equalizer gives you ultimate control. Custom-tune the sound that's right for you and enjoy the perfect amount of bass, mids, and highs.
  • Built-in speakerphone offers crystal-clear conversation and makes it easy to answer calls without having to fumble for your phone.
Expand your system with the UE app
  • Block Party lets you and 2 friends play DJ all night long. This handy feature allows 3 people to connect to a single UE MEGABOOM and use a variety of music services to share songs through the same speaker.
  • Wirelessly connect a second UE speaker with Double Up and amplify the listening experience when more friends come to crash the fiesta. Use the app to control the balance and to pick between stereo or double sound.

What's in the Box?

  • UE MEGABOOM
  • Micro USB Cable
  • Power Adapter

Manufacturer's Warranty:

  • Parts - 1 Year(s)

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  • Connectivity & Media
  • Type
    Portable Wireless Speaker
  • Colour
    Black
  • Primary Wireless Connection
    Bluetooth
  • Network Capable
    No
  • NFC Ready
    Yes
  • Satellite Radio
    No
  • DLNA Certified
    No
  • Tape Deck
    No
  • Turntable
    No
  • Inputs/Outputs
  • 3.5 mm Auxiliary Input
    1
  • USB Input
    1
  • Speaker Features
  • Total System Power (Peak)
    20 W
  • Total System Power (RMS)
    18 W
  • Shielded Speakers
    No
  • Speakerphone
    Yes
  • Display
  • Display Type
    Not Applicable
  • Clock
    No
  • Alarm Clock
    No
  • Power
  • Power Source
    AC / USB Rechargeable
  • Approximate Battery Life
    Up to 20 Hours
  • Device Charging
    No
  • Physical Features
  • Width
    8.3 cm
  • Height
    22.6 cm
  • Depth
    8.4 cm
  • Width (Inches)
    3.27 in
  • Height (Inches)
    8.9 in
  • Depth (Inches)
    3.31 in
  • Weight
    877 g
  • Remote Control
    No
  • Warranty Parts
    1 Year(s)

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Customer Reviews

4.8 / 5
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    308
  • 4
    60
  • 3
    7
  • 2
    1
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Positive vs. Critical Reviews

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375 Reviews

Critical 0%

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  • from Whitby, ON
5.0

Great Product!

Works as described Crystal Clear Great Range Android app works well, love the features Can place it anywhere in the backyard and can hear it well anywhere Played it for 3 hours on 75% volume, battery was at 90% remaining Highly recommended!


  • from Powell River, BC
5.0

mega boom review

Great product my son and daughter all had one and I loved the sound so I got one love the versatility, lay on the deck sync it with my phone, has great range and is virtually indestructible.


  • from Surrey, BC
4.0

15 minute turn off is inconvenient

I use it almost daily for presentations however the automatic turn off to save the battery means I have to remember to turn it on again before use. I've forgotten a couple of times which has been embarrassing. Too bad there isn't a way to turn this feature off in settings. Other than that a great speaker - the best water-proof speaker I've used.


  • from Vancouver, BC
3.0

Battery not 20 hours

I bought this speaker with the anticipation that the battery would last at least 10 hours, even on full volume. I would take it to beach volleyball tournaments, and by around the 8 hour of using it the battery would die, granted I was using it at close to full volume all day, I expect a speaker to hold it's battery charge for at least half of it's claimed length.


  • from Surrey, BC
2.0

static when using aux cable.

static when using aux cable.


  • from Toronto, ON
4.0

Surround Sound Wherever you Go!!!!

Love the portability of this speaker. It's very simple and easy to use with any devices. The sound quality is generally great although it varies depending on where the speaker is placed. We found it works best when placed in a corner. Battery lasts really well. Downfall is bass quality- the deep bass feature sounds like the music is underwater.


  • from Whitby, ON
5.0

Best Sound For The Money

I was introduced to this product by a friend and was blown away by its quality of sound. I ran out to get my own UE Megaboom and within a couple of months bought a second so I could link the two up for Stereo. Awesome! Range and battery life is really good. With my Ipod or Iphone accompanying my Ultimate Ears I can play it anywhere without the necessity of power. You can't go wrong with this one!


  • from Toronto, ON
4.0

UE MEGABOOM

Nice upgrade from the basic one.


  • from Mississauga, ON
4.0

Awesome speakers

Awesome speakers! Very sturdy and light at the same time. It was raining while I was out with the speakers...didn't care. felt very confident in the water resistant speakers. The sound quality is great, awesome base! You get what you pay for.


  • from Toronto, ON
5.0

Amazing

This little speaker is just simply amazing ! The sound is crispy clear and the bass is top notch ! Its almost like a professional speaker ! so happy with my purchase im ordering another one !!


  • from Kelowna
5.0

UE Megaboom

One of my Daily use products and it's one of my favorites ! don't hesitate just buy !


  • from Edmonton, Alberta
5.0

Amazing Product

I bought the boom while I was a former employee for a tech store and the MegaBOOM has by far the best sound, range, battery life and aesthetic.


  • from Winnipeg, MB
5.0

awesome speaker

This is such an amazing speaker. I use it when I'm camping and quadding. The sound is very good and full. And a great battery life. I've used it in rain, dust, and in the hot sun. And it works as good as when I bought it 4 months ago. And I've used it for very many hours already


  • from Vancouver, BC
5.0

This speaker Rocks!

So far I'm loving the sound coming out of these speakers and the ablitiy to connect two at the same time. This is a mobile party!


  • from Toronto, ON
4.0

Ue Megaboom

I have the Harmon Kardon portable speaker which is amazing for sound quality. I compare every speaker to that. The Ue megaboom is more durablr and portable. Love the waterproof feature for vacation purposes and the ability to pair mulitple units. Sound quality is alright, bass is a little lost. Sounds better in the corner where the sound reverbrates off the wall. Perfect for vacations...


  • from Montreal
5.0

Amazing sound

I took my time reading many reviews on the net about the best portable Bluetooth speaker and finally choose UE Megaboom. One of the features i was looking for was the bass and I'm not disappointed at all. The sound has no distortion at high volume and the small EQ that comes with the app is definitely a plus. If you want a better sound you should consider another player as poweramp for android or equalizer for ios as a third party player to get the best of this speaker. The water proof feature was an option that was not a must for me when i was looking to buy one but now i have it i don't regret it at all, the speaker is now near the pool everytime and got kicked a couple of times inside the water and works perfectly. And the speaker phone option is something that you should consider for a exterior speaker. Battery life is amazing i manage to get an average of 15h at medium volume keep in mind that the more you crank the volume the less battery life you're gonna get.


  • from Toronto
5.0

MegaBoom - great portable beats

Used UE MegaBoom speaker at the beach. Fantastic sound and lots of bass. Streamed tunes from Sirius and from my phone and it worked great. Speaker lasted about 10 hours. We hooked it upto a battery charger to keep it going. The waterproof and sturdiness of the speakers are a plus. Definitely best portable speaker compared to Bose or Beats


  • from Chilliwack, BC
4.0

amazing speaker not so great battery

Easy to pack around where ever I go, sounds amazing, able to connect up to 8 Bluetooth devices at once and switch between 2 of them simultaneously when switching tracks while listening to music. Battery says 20 hours on a full charge. I've been getting 3 maybe 3.5 at max volume. Otherwise pretty sweet. I recommend it for camping especially.


  • from Edmonton, AB
5.0

Great!

I couldn't believe the sound that came out of this speaker. It's better than the sound system in my brand new truck! In fact, I may start taking it in my truck to replace the sound system. I bought this for a speaker in my steam shower, and have had no issues with the steam or the shower, so definitely waterproof. The only bad thing I can say is that every so often the audio cuts out through Bluetooth, for a fraction of a second, This definitely surpassed my expectations.


  • from Toronto, ON
5.0

No need for "Ultimate Ears"!

I connected my Blackberry phone to a number of speakers in the store and played the same music every time. It appears that none of the other speakers had the full and crisp sound of this great speaker! Your ears don't need to be ultimate to hear the difference. My GF and I both bought one, she the blue version and of course, I picked the black one. I daisy-chained them together through the UE app, specifically for this speaker, on my (hacked into the Google Play store) Blackberry. This turned them into two stereo speakers with an even greater sound quality. It's very simple to set up, fairly portable (little less than its little brother the "Boom"), not the best but is inherent to its full sound. Great to take into the shower and even swimming pool, since it can even be dunked in the water without a problem, in case of an accident. We bought two mini tripods [...] and screwed them onto these speakers, really looks cool, although the rubber bottom of the speakers makes it solidly standing on all surfaces. The battery life is outstanding. I love this speaker and look forward to taking it out camping, maybe I'll even take my GF ;) I have read many reviews and it appears that its best value is noticed in the open, the 360 sound is supposedly unbelievable. Can't wait!!


  • from Edmonton
4.0

Better than Beats and Bose

I was going to buy either the Bose or beats after hearing my friends' but then heard this. Amazing battery life, sound, it's loud, great base and waterproof. Great for on the go. Hard to beat in this price range.


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