When it comes to speakers, there are many choices for the consumer to pick from — especially when it concerns Bluetooth speakers or portable models. Hercules is a company that knows their stuff when it comes to portable outdoor speakers that are rugged and tough, as they have exhibited it in the past through the likes of the Hercules WAE Outdoor 04Plus rugged speaker. This time around, there is a slight variation to that older model — in the form of the Hercules WAE Outdoor 04Plus FM. This is a whole new audio powerhouse that sports an integrated FM tuner within the speaker as its name suggests. Needless to say, it will also come with its fair share of ruggedness built-in, so that riders can enjoy their music regardless of where they are — be it at skate parks and BMX tracks, on mountain bike trails, or simply riding along on the street.
Delivering better performance compared to its predecessor while arriving in an extremely ergonomic form factor, the WAE Outdoor 04Plus FM wireless speaker will be able to deliver high quality audio performance regardless of where you are. Certainly this will let you listen to your favorite music tracks as you tackle challenging trails downhill, which ought to provide an impetus to access that level of bravery which you never knew you had before.
The new WAE Outdoor 04Plus FM is so tough, it thrives under challenging environments — impacts, asphalt, rain, snow, dust, and even mud are not an issue. Being completely immersion-resistant (for up to 30 minutes at a depth of 3.3 feet/1 meter), it remains totally protected against mud and even the finest dust particles. Thanks to a rock-solid design, cushioning rubber end-pieces, protective metal grille and reinforced access hatch for its connectors, this bad boy offers excellent resistance against impacts and all kinds of extreme use conditions.
Tipping the scales at a mere 300 grams, you can tote the Hercules WAE Outdoor 04Plus FM wherever you go. With an 18 hour battery life in FM radio mode, the $79.99 Hercules WAE Outdoor 04Plus FM Bluetooth speaker is definitely worth every penny for the adventurous cyclist.