Outdoor gear item for May 23

Wireless speakers

THE SITUATION: Wireless outdoor speakers are one of modern life’s great luxuries. Add portability to the equation, and they’re an adventurer’s dream.

AN ANSWER: Divoom’s Voombox-Ongo takes the company’s existing speakers’ water-resistant design to the next level with a built-in bike mount that allows you to bring the device with you on your ride. It’s also equipped with Bluetooth 4.0 technology for wirelessly connecting to any smart device and a mic for hands-free calling from your phone.

THE DETAILS: The Voombox-Ongo is IPX44 rated for weather resistance and includes a shock-absorbing rubber case and metal body for durability on any trek. It has a powerful lithium-ion battery that can last for up to 8 hours on one charge. At a compact 140 mm x 60 mm x 73 mm, this speaker can go virtually anywhere, and it easily comes off the mount for standalone use. (Separate stand is also available for purchase.)

Thanks to a passive subwoofer and two drivers, the Voombox-Ongo also provides quality sound for its size and can easily fill outdoor areas with sound.

It’s offered in four colors: light blue, light green, orange or black.

PRICE: $59.99.

AVAILABILITY: To purchase or find a list of other retailers, visit divoom.com.

Shelby Sheehan-Bernard, Tribune News Service