Excerpt: With a huge 80 metres range and a solid six hour battery life, the TDK A33 sounds like the ideal Bluetooth speaker for outdoors. On paper at least - but in practice? Watch thje clip above to see how it fared in Jason and Rachel's assault course group test.
Conclusion: The TDK Life on Record A33 Wireless Weatherproof Speaker sounds pretty good for its size, but it’s not as portable as other Bluetooth speakers on the market, which leads us to treat this strictly as a mid-sized speaker rather than something you’d carry around.
Pros: + Loud enough to fill a small room,
+ Easy connectivity
TDK Life on Record Wireless Weatherproof Speaker A33
16 March 2014
Conclusion: The TDK Life on Record Wireless Weatherproof Speaker A33 is a portable Bluetooth speaker with a rugged design. It can't match the sound performance of top-rated Bluetooth speakers designed for home use, but what it lacks in sound quality it makes up for in portability and toughness.
Pros: Good sound, Rugged design, Easy to transport, Speakerphone function
Cons: So-so battery life, Some problems with streaming
TDK Life on Record A33 Wireless Weatherproof Speaker: Impressive for the money
24 January 2014
Summary: While the TDK Life on Record A33 Wireless Weatherproof Speaker has a few small shortcomings, it delivers very good sound for its size and price and is well suited to both indoor and outdoor use with a sturdy, splashproof design.
Pros: The, delivers very good sound for its size, has a sturdy, water-resistant design, speakerphone capabilities, and a USB charging port to charge your smartphone or tablet. It's also a decent value at around $150 online.
Cons: Battery life (6 hours) isn't great, you must recharge the speaker with an AC adapter rather than a common Micro-USB cable, and there's no pause/play button on the speaker itself.
Conclusion: Today’s review is not totally unrelated with the season we are in now and i say that because during testing we even left the A33 out in the rain to test its weatherproof capabilities and yes it's still good as new.
Pros: - Build Quality, - Portable, - Weatherproof, - Design, - Audio Clarity & Bass, - Bluetooth & 3.5mm AUX Input, - Volume LED Bar, - Stand, - Rechargeable Battery (Lasts Well Over 5 Hours), - Price (For Some)
Cons: - Volume Levels (Compared To The A26), - No Treble/Bass Controls, - Bluetooth V2.1 (Effective Wireless Range Compared For Example To The A26)
Summary: The basics With a huge 80 metres range and a solid six hour battery life, the TDK A33 sounds like the ideal Bluetooth speaker for outdoors. On paper at least - but in practice? Watch thje clip above to see how it fared in Jason and Rachel's assault course group test.