The images of a JBL speaker working after being submerged for days due to the floods that hit Rio Grande do Sul went viral on social media in recent days. The device played music without losing sound quality even when facing a long period in adverse conditions.

The model seen in the recordings is the Boombox 3, who spent 25 days underwater, according to the author of the images, Dionata Noronha. In posts on Instagram and TikTok, he explains that the device withstood “about 4 meters of water”, impressing internet users.

One of the brand’s largest Bluetooth boxes, it is characterized by power and bold designalso presenting great resistance. Below, we show more details about the speaker that withstood the floods.

Water and dust proof

The Boombox 3 is IP67 certified.Source: JBL/Disclosure

With IP67 certification, a JBL Boombox 3 has water and dust resistance, according to the manufacturer. This characteristic possibly contributed to the device surviving so many days submerged, after heavy rains in the state of Rio Grande do Sul.

However, the recommended time for using this speaker in water is much shorter than the recording device could handle. According to the manual, it should not be more than 30 minutes submerged and at a maximum depth of up to 90 centimetersand can be used while bathing, in the pool and on the beach.

This same certification present in the waterproof Bluetooth speaker protects against dust. The model recovered after the flood subsided was covered in mud, which did not hinder its operation, leading the owner to use a portable washer to clean it.

This procedure is not recommended by the company, which suggests opting for cleaning without soap and chemicals, even though the box is highly resistant. A brand indicates or use of slightly damp flannel or microfiber cloth to prevent damage to the device.

Long battery life and other attractions

The Bluetooth box has a battery life of 24 hours.The Bluetooth box has a battery life of 24 hours.Source: JBL/Disclosure

In addition to resistance, the box has attractions such as a long-lasting battery, which plays music for up to 24 hours with a load, as per specifications. The energy tank takes 6.5 hours to recover the full level and works as a power bank to charge your cell phone, headphones and other devices.

This version also features PartyBoost technology, enabling pair two compatible speakers for stereo sound or other possible uses. It is also possible to connect up to two smartphones or tablets to it, via Bluetooth, and alternate between them when playing music.

Another highlight is the JBL Portable app, which allows you to enhance the use of the speaker. Through it, the user can configure audio features according to your preferences and needsunlock functions and get real-time updates.

As for power of the Boombox 3it features 1 x 80W RMS-subwoofer + 2 x 40W RMS-midrange + 2 x 10W RMS-tweeter when plugged into the socket and 1x 60W RMS-subwoofer + 2x 30W RMS-woofers + 2x 8W RMS-tweeter if used in battery mode .

Connectivity options

The JBL speaker also has a Wi-Fi version.The JBL speaker also has a Wi-Fi version.Source: JBL/Disclosure

Finally, it is worth highlighting that in addition to Bluetooth 5.3, the standard with which the model is compatible, the Boombox 3 speaker also connects to other devices via cable, through the auxiliary input (port P2). This can be useful for using it on old stereos, for example.

Another important detail is that the line has a version with integrated Wi-Fi, which plays audio via AirPlay, Chromecast, Alexa and Spotify, in addition to featuring Dolby Atmos 3D technology with greater sound immersion. With the differences, the JBL Boombox 3 Wi-Fi costs a little more than the conventional model.

Buy the JBL Boombox 3

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The JBL Boombox 3 Bluetooth Speaker has a new subwoofer that reproduces much deeper bass and the powerful JBL Original Pro Sound, with a 24-hour battery life.


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