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Dash kit: A dash kit includes any trim pieces and brackets needed to mount a new radio in your dash opening and keep a clean factory look.
Wiring harness: A wiring harness makes connections between your new radio and your vehicle’s wiring. Splice the harness’s wires to your new radio’s wires, then plug the other end of the harness into the connector you unplugged from the factory radio.
Antenna adapter: An antenna adapter connects the plug on your vehicle’s antenna cable to the standard Motorola antenna input on your new radio.
Integration module: An integration module plus a wiring harness connect and enable communication between your new radio and your vehicle’s factory electronics. Splice the module’s wires to your new radio’s wires, then plug the other end of the wiring harness into the connector you unplugged from the factory radio.
Steering wheel control (SWC) adapter: A steering wheel control (SWC) adapter makes the connection between your new radio and your vehicle’s factory steering wheel audio controls. In most cases, you’ll have to connect wires, and set the adapter to work with your new radio.
Speaker Wiring Harness: Speaker wiring harnesses make connections between your new speakers and your vehicle’s factory speaker plugs.
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TOP 10 best music speakers with a flash drive and radio – Rating of 2022
The popularity of portable speakers does not think to decrease. At the same time, the market offers a huge number of models with wide functionality. Some devices are capable of playing music from smartphones via a Bluetooth connection, others have a built-in radio, and also recognize flash drives and memory cards. This review presents the 10 best music speakers with a flash drive and a radio.
What to look for when choosing a portable speaker
To select a Bluetooth speaker, a number of criteria must be evaluated.
- The total power of affects the volume. It is measured in watts, and the higher the value, the louder the device.
- Autonomy. The wireless speaker is equipped with a battery. If you do not want it to run out at the wrong time, make sure that the device shows enough battery life for you.
- Number of speakers . If the speaker is equipped with one speaker, then the sound will be mono, if two, then stereo, which is much better. Some speakers also have more speakers for better sound quality.
- Frequency range . According to the standard, this parameter is 20 – 20000 Hz, which corresponds to the frequencies that the human ear can perceive. Meanwhile, the wider the range, the smoother the frequency response, that is, the sound is reproduced without dips at certain frequencies. At the same time, only those people who have an ear for music will understand the difference, so in most cases this parameter can be ignored.
- Connection interfaces . Typically, wireless speakers connect via Bluetooth, but some devices also support NFC, Wi-Fi, and AUX. They can also be with a USB input or a slot for a memory card. In this case, it is possible to play music from external media.
- Security . Considering that portable speakers are often used outside the home, moisture protection will be a useful option. This is confirmed by IP certification. The maximum level of protection is IP67 and IP68, but most models have an IPX5 parameter, that is, they are not afraid of splashes or light rain, but they cannot be dipped in water.
- Additional and optional options are backlight, equalizer, built-in microphone.
The best compact speakers with a low price
The first part of the selection is affordable and small music speakers with a flash drive. This is ideal to carry around, however, due to their compactness, they are not designed to play music loudly, and are more suitable for listening to one or two users.
1. T&G TG157 EN
Popular and affordable 10 watt speaker with lots of positive reviews. It can work from a wall outlet or a built-in battery with a capacity of 1200 mAh, which is enough for 6 hours of operation. It recharges in just 2 hours. The device is available in many different colors, measures 178*72*72mm and weighs only 490 grams. The model is equipped with two speakers, its sound frequency is from 120 to 20,000 Hz. Connection to a smartphone is via Bluetooth 4.2, but in addition there is a 3.5 output for connecting via AUX, a card reader for microSD and USB-A for reading flash drives. The speaker also has lighting effects, a built-in microphone and radio, and there is also a strap for easy carrying. The housing is IPX5 splash-proof.
- several bright body colors;
- wide functionality;
- two ways power supply;
- is a good backlight.
- wheezes at maximum power.
2. Ginzzu GM-901B
Backlit Bluetooth speaker with large 7.2 cm speakers capable of reproducing 28 dB of sound in total. The case is IPX5 splash-proof, built-in 3000 mAh battery lasts for 5 hours of listening to music. The device has a built-in radio receiver, capable of playing audio via a Bluetooth 5.0 connection, from a USB flash drive or from other devices when connected via 3.5. The range of reproducible frequencies is 80 – 18000 Hz. Dimensions – 340 * 148 * 143 mm, weight – 2.19kg.
- many ways to connect;
- good autonomy;
- has a shoulder strap;
- there is a backlight;
- housing is splash resistant.
- full charge takes about 5-6 hours.
3. SVEN PS-250BL
Portable speaker from Sven is made in a black plastic case, complete with a retractable carrying handle. The model reproduces 10 W of sound, it has two speakers, the frequency range is 100 – 22,000 Hz. To connect, you can use Bluetooth or an AUX cable, there is a built-in radio, and you can also install a microSD card or USB flash drive. The battery has a capacity of 2200 mAh, at maximum volume it will last for 6 hours. It charges via microUSB. Dimensions – 230 * 90 * 90 mm, weight – 840 grams.
- good sound quality;
- comfortable carrying handle;
- provides a large number of sound sources;
- built-in microphone;
- decent autonomy for a small battery.
- no moisture protection.
4. Defender Enjoy S700
This portable speaker attracts with its affordable price and wide functionality. It is equipped with a pair of 1.8-inch speakers with a total power of 10 W and a frequency response of 120 – 20,000 Hz. The device is equipped with Bluetooth, reads flash drives and memory cards, connects via 3.5 and has a built-in radio. The presence of a microphone makes it possible to use it as a wireless headset. Its body is black, made of plastic with rubber, the fabric covers the speakers. A strap is provided for easy carrying. The model is able to work for 4 hours from the built-in battery, it is possible to power it from the USB connector. Dimensions – 6.5 * 6.5 * 16 cm, weight – 480 grams.
- holds a charge well;
- many sound sources available;
- can be powered by USB;
- built-in microphone.
- no moisture protection;
- fabric easily collects dust;
- weak bass.
5. Perfeo GRANDE
This little speaker has a 10 hour battery life and is IP55 rated to withstand dust and moisture. The device received a rubberized metal case, so bumps and falls will not disable it. There is also a handy shoulder strap. The column produces 10 watts of sound, and its frequency range is 150 – 18,000 Hz. Sound sources can be Bluetooth devices, USB flash drives, microSD or devices with AUX connection. There is also a built-in radio. This model understands folders, remembers the playback location and can continue from there. Its size is 187 * 55 * 75 mm, weight – 391 gram.
- loud for its characteristics;
- very compact;
- many ways to connect;
- built-in microphone;
- protected housing;
- holds a charge for a long time.
- inconvenient operation;
- poor radio reception.
Best outdoor loudspeakers
Wireless speakers ideal for outdoor parties, camping and travel. If the device is purchased for such purposes, then it is worth considering powerful models with high volume. The top five of them are listed below.
1. Eltronic 20-14 Dance Box 300
Large Eltronic speaker delivers 80 watts of sound, has wheels for transport and a convenient retractable handle. It has a dynamic backlight that will help organize a bright and cheerful party. Power is supplied from a 7000 mAh battery, which is enough for 5 hours of operation, and it is also possible to connect to the mains through a standard outlet. For outdoor trips, the device has an additional 12 volt battery connection, which increases autonomy. The column has a display, convenient control on the case and from the complete remote control. It supports the connection of microphones, while two wireless ones are supplied. Among the connectors: USB-A, SD, AUX, two 6.3 (for microphone or guitar), two RCA, 3.5. This device also has the ability to adjust the equalizer. Through Bluetooth, you can connect not only a smartphone, but also create a stereo pair with a similar speaker. Dimensions – 34 * 34 * 72 cm, weight – 7 kg.
- many outlets;
- wheels and comfortable handle;
- powered by 220 volts;
- connection of an additional battery;
- customizable equalizer;
- microphones included;
- loud sound;
- remote control;
- creating a stereo pair;
- dynamic backlight.
- at high volume there is a rattling of the case.
2. Ginzzu GM-209
This large outdoor music speaker is equipped with two 16.5cm drivers that deliver 50W of sound at 150-18000Hz. For better playback, there are several preset equalizers, you just need to choose the one that suits your particular musical style. The column has a bright dynamic backlight and a convenient display. The handle will help to carry the device, which is convenient, given its rather large dimensions – 575 * 215 * 225 mm and a weight of 3.3 kg. The built-in battery with a capacity of 4500 mAh is designed for 5 hours of operation, charging is via microUSB. For control, you can use the buttons on the case or the remote control, it is possible to control tracks from a smartphone with a Bluetooth connection. In addition to it, the model has a radio, reads flash drives, memory cards, has an AUX and a 6.3 output for connecting a microphone to use karaoke devices.
- dynamic lighting;
- high volume;
- ease of use;
- many sound sources;
- can be used for karaoke.
- no protection against moisture and dust;
- must not be connected to a permanent power supply.
3. SVEN PS-650
Excellent speaker with radio and flash drive from SVEN has a convenient carrying handle, display and controls on the body. Its battery is designed for 5-6 hours of operation, two identical speakers can be connected into a stereo pair, which will increase the volume. The model reproduces 50 watts of sound at frequencies from 45 – 22,000 Hz. It reads flash drives and memory cards, has a built-in radio, and allows you to connect other devices via AUX. Bluetooth is used to connect with a smartphone and create a stereo pair. It also has the ability to connect a microphone for karaoke.
- many signal sources;
- stereopair creation function;
- convenient operation;
- comfortable carrying handle.
- low autonomy;
- is not waterproof.
4. DIGMA S-37
A good speaker with a flash drive for music has convenient controls, a display, a backlight and a 12-hour battery. Its power is 30 W, the frequency range is from 100 to 16000 Hz. This model has a built-in radio, AUX output, Bluetooth, reads flash drives and memory cards. Her measurements are 390 * 210 * 180 mm, weight – 2.6 kg.
- capacious battery;
- ease of use;
- many ways to connect audio sources;
- there is a backlight;
- have display;
- is easy to carry.
- no protection;
- is not the best radio.
5. Hyundai H-PAC420
This outdoor speaker has a convenient carry handle and is IPX5 rated to withstand splashes and light rain. The model is equipped with a pair of speakers, whose total power is 50 W, and the reproducible frequency range is from 80 to 120 Hz. The built-in 3600 mAh battery is designed for 5 hours of operation. Bluetooth, AUX is used for connection. There is an output for USB flash drives and a built-in radio. Dimensions – 393 * 209 * 169 mm, weight – 2840 grams.
- has splash protection;
- convenient operation;
- multiple signal sources;
- comfortable carrying handle.
- not very convenient to operate without a screen;
- you can not play music from a flash drive in random mode;
- low autonomy.
Top 11 Portable FM Radio Speakers
Portable speakers have been very popular for years. And this is quite understandable. After all, these compact and functional devices are capable of playing audio tracks from a smartphone, tablet using a Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and / or wired connection. In addition, many models are equipped with an FM tuner for receiving radio stations, and can also play audio from USB flash drives and memory cards.
This wireless audio system is a great opportunity to enjoy high-quality sound anywhere and anytime.
Key features to consider when choosing a portable speaker:
- Total power. The parameter is measured in watts (W) and determines the maximum possible sound volume. But it should be borne in mind that there is no direct relationship, since the volume is also affected by the number of speakers and their characteristics.
- Battery life. The parameter shows how long the device can work without connecting to the network.
- Number of speakers. The portable speaker cabinet houses either one or two speakers. In the first case, there will be monophonic sound, in the second – stereo sound.
- Frequency response. The human hearing aid perceives sounds in the range from 20 to 20,000 Hz. The closer the reproduced frequency of the audio system is to these values, the fuller the sound will be.
- Ways to connect to a smartphone. The most commonly used connection is Bluetooth, but some models offer NFC and Wi-Fi connectivity. There is also a wired way – with an audio cable through the AUX line input.
- IP rating. For outdoor use, it is better to choose options with a degree of moisture protection from IPX5 and higher.
- Additional features. Additional features include color music, equalizer, built-in microphone, karaoke function, etc.
Introducing the portable FM radio speaker rankings 2022. Top 11 models selected by our experts based on user reviews and ratings.
|Rating (2022)||Prices, ₽||Country|
|1. JBL Tuner XL||from 11000₽||China|
|2. Ginzzu GM-209||from 6200₽||China|
|3. JBL Tuner 2 FM||from 7300₽||China|
|4. Hyundai H-PAC420||from 6800₽||China|
|5. JBL Wind 2||from 2750₽||China|
|6. Perfeo Tercero||from 5300₽||China|
|7. Digma S-34||from 3250₽||China|
|8. Defender G102||from 4600₽||China|
|9. Sven PS-415||from 2500₽||China|
|10. Mystery MBA-733UB||from 2100₽||China|
|11. SmartBuy Radio Active||from 1200₽||China|
See also: 16 best portable speakers
11 SmartBuy Radio Active
The SmartBuy Radio Active speaker system opens our top. Compact and lightweight model attracts with its simplicity and low cost. The device is available in two colors: blue and grey. The design is concise and versatile. The weight of 530 grams and the built-in strap allow you to freely carry the speaker with you always.
The case is made of modern soft-touch material. Two satellites with a diameter of 50 mm develop a total power of 10 watts. The controls are located on the top panel. There are USB, microSD, AUX connectors on the back, thanks to which the system, in addition to connecting to a phone via Bluetooth, can read audio files from a memory card.
Built-in phone holder increases the functionality of the model and makes it even more comfortable to use. With a built-in 1200 mAh battery, the battery life is 5 hours. This is a very good indicator for budget segment models.
Customers praise the product in numerous reviews. They note good build quality, clear loud sound and high sensitivity of the radio.
- Low cost.
- Compact and lightweight.
- Integrated telescopic antenna.
- Confident radio reception.
- Phone holder.
- Each time you turn on the volume turns on to the maximum.
SmartBuy Radio Active
10 Mystery MBA-733UB
The tenth line is occupied by the portable speaker system MBA-733UB from the Russian trademark Mystery. The company produces a wide range of products and is one of the largest electronics manufacturers in Russia.
Boombox MBA-733UB is perfect for those who do not make excessive demands on the musical device. The column is simple, inexpensive and at the same time has fairly good performance.
The model is characterized by a power of 10 W. Structurally, it looks like a tube, on one side of which there is a speaker with a diameter of 10 cm, and on the other, a passive radiator. Thanks to what in sounding there are basses. Users note that the column reproduces a loud and clear sound. It is also worth noting the extensive range of wireless signal reception via Bluetooth-channel and high-quality radio reception.
A definite plus is the variety of connection options. The presence of USB, AUX, SD connectors allows you to use different playback sources. The device is equipped with a built-in battery. Battery life is 4 hours. It is convenient that external devices, such as a smartphone, can be charged from the speaker.
- Low price.
- Convenient carrying strap.
- The sound contains low frequencies.
- Good radio reception.
- External devices can be charged.
- Not compatible with all devices.
9 Sven PS-415
The SVEN PS-415 multifunctional acoustic system continues our rating. This is an excellent option for fun parties. The presence of a microphone input allows you to enjoy singing in karaoke. A spectacular multi-color backlight with two modes of operation will make the holiday even brighter.
The body of the device is made of high-quality, durable plastic and is equipped with a convenient handle for transportation. Weight is 1150 grams, which is not a little. Many users consider this a disadvantage, because such a column cannot be carried in the hand for a long time.
The rest of the model is very successful, especially given the quite affordable price. The device is equipped with two speakers with a diameter of 70 mm, which allows it to operate in a fairly wide frequency range – 100-20000 Hz. The total power is 12 W, the capacity of the built-in battery is 1500 mAh. The speaker reproduces high-quality, balanced sound, without wheezing at full volume.
A stable Bluetooth connection is guaranteed at a distance of 10 meters. You can also play audio files from USB-flash or microSD cards. Pleased with the quality of the built-in FM-receiver. It is convenient that the frequency of radio stations can be selected on the LED screen.
- Low cost.
- Multicolor interactive backlight.
- Karaoke function.
- LED screen.
- Quite a wide range with a good low-frequency sound.
- The sound rattles at full volume.
8 Defender G102
The eighth position goes to portable acoustics Defender G102. This is a powerful model with good technical equipment. It is made in the form of a boombox. Two 90 mm speakers deliver a total power of 30 watts. Passive radiators are located in the edges of the device. The battery with a capacity of 2200 mAh provides 4 hours of battery life. The Bluetooth range is approximately 7 meters.
Externally, the device looks concise and modern. The buttons are located on the top edge, they are rubberized, well fixed and easy to press. The rubber seal on the underside prevents slipping and ensures a stable position. A wide, strong handle perfectly complements the design and is very convenient for carrying the device. It should be borne in mind that the column is not compact and lightweight – its weight is more than 2 kg, but the boombox form factor makes it quite convenient for transportation.
The undeniable advantage of the Defender G102 is its clear, loud sound. Users especially praise the deep, rich bass. In general, this is one of the best options in terms of price and quality.
- Nice, minimalistic appearance
- Good value for money.
- Smart build.
- Good power.
- Clear sound with rich bass.
- Low autonomy.
7 Digma S-34
Portable speaker system DIGMA S-34 occupies the seventh step of our top. This practical and functional model with RGB lighting is quite popular with buyers.
The speaker has a beautiful, stylish design and good sound power. Its body is made of black matte plastic. The control panel with rubberized buttons and charging indicator is located on the top surface. On the bottom edge there are two soft feet to create an anti-slip effect. Connectors for connecting additional devices and the charging cable are hidden under the cap.
Boombox boasts of its performance. Two speakers reproduce sound with a total power of 25 watts. A 3000 mAh battery is enough for 8 hours of battery life. Frequency response range – 100 Hz to 16,000 Hz. Users note a clean, beautiful sound. High notes do not go into a squeak, and the bass is powerful and rich. Another distinctive feature is True Wireless Stereo technology, which allows you to combine several similar speakers into a single system. Pleasantly surprised and quite adequate price of the model.
- Affordable price.
- Quality build.
- Presence of illumination.
- True Wireless Stereo Mode.
- Autonomy time.
- Clear sound with perceptible low frequencies.
- Rattling is a little audible at full volume.
6 Perfeo Tercero
Portable speaker Perfeo TERCERO deserves special attention due to its wide functionality.
It supports all popular audio sources. The Bluetooth connection is stable at a distance of up to 10 meters. It is possible to play audio files from other media: microSD, USB-flash, as well as connect an MP3 player via AUX and listen to the radio. A nice addition is the ability to rewind tracks played from external media. A distinctive feature is the presence of a “jack 6.3 mm” connector, to which a microphone or musical instruments are connected. You can also experiment with the equalizer settings.
Appearance versatile and simple. The plastic case has a cylindrical shape. Its main part is covered with audio fabric. Leatherette handle strap is durable and wear-resistant. An ergonomic solution is the location of all buttons and controls, connectors, as well as the display on one of the sides.
The power of the device is 18 W. The maximum battery life is 6 hours. The overall sound quality is decent, while the sound is voluminous, however, some users lack bass.
- High-quality, reliable assembly.
- Convenient operation.
- 6 equalizer settings.
- Possibility to connect a microphone and musical instruments.
- Clear, surround sound.
- Lacks low frequencies.
5 JBL Wind 2
Fifth place goes to the JBL Wind 2 wireless speaker system. An unusual model weighing 370 grams is designed primarily for use on two-wheeled vehicles. This is its main difference from the previously considered options.
A special bracket allows you to attach it to a bicycle handlebar or any other pipe. Also included is a carabiner, with which the device can be easily attached to a backpack or belt.
Speaker ideal for outdoor use. It has a degree of dust and moisture protection IPX7. It can be safely used both in the sun and during the rain. Surprising battery life – up to 10 hours without recharging. The 5W speaker delivers detailed, surround sound.
The model is puck-shaped and fits in the palm of your hand. The case is made of durable plastic, covered with audio fabric on top. There is also a small display that displays the operating mode, charge level, volume, radio frequency. Another interesting feature is the presence of a built-in microphone. Thanks to this, you can answer calls if the speaker is paired with a smartphone.
- Compact and very light.
- Can be attached to a bicycle.
- The degree of dust and moisture protection.
- Battery life up to 10 hours.
- Built-in microphone.
- Informative display.
- Short wires included.
JBL Wind 2
4 Hyundai H-PAC420
The fourth line is occupied by the Hyundai H-PAC420 portable speaker system. The column is made in a minimalist design. The main body materials are matte plastic and audio fabric. On the bottom there is a large rubberized insert, which guarantees a stable position of the device on a horizontal surface. The undoubted advantage is the IPX5 degree of moisture protection, thanks to which the device can be safely taken to the beach and not be afraid of splashing.
The main feature of this model is the high sound power of 50 W. Users note that the sound is loud even at an average level. And at maximum volume, the speaker can turn a large room into a dance floor. But for those who don’t have enough, the H-PAC420 has a TWS mode to combine two speakers of the same type into a system.
Built-in 3600 mAh battery provides 6 hours of continuous use on a single charge, which is a decent performance considering the power. Relative disadvantages include only rather large overall dimensions and weight of 2840 grams.
- High power.
- Rugged housing with IPX5 water resistance.
- TWS mode.
- Good battery life.
- Loud sound with powerful, rich bass.
- Fairly heavy.
3 JBL Tuner 2 FM
The top three of our rating is opened by the JBL Tuner 2 FM portable audio system. The model has a pleasant, concise design and is presented in two colors: white and black. The case is made of soft-touch plastic, and the 44 mm full-range speaker is hidden under a metal mesh. This is a very compact and lightweight device weighing 543 grams.
The power of the device is small – only 5 watts. However, this is enough for a bright and detailed sound. The device is equipped with a telescopic retractable antenna, thanks to which the device boasts stable signal reception and clear radio sound. The advantages also include an informative digital display, the ability to memorize radio stations and a battery life of up to 12 hours.
IPX7 certified model. According to the manufacturer, she is not afraid of dust or immersion in water to a depth of 1 meter. You can safely take the column with you everywhere, even in the pool and in the bath.
- Available in two color versions.
- Lightweight and compact.
- Degree of dust and moisture protection IPX7.
- Battery life up to 12 hours.
- Telescopic antenna.
- Ease of operation, display.
- No slots for USB-flash and microSD memory cards.
JBL Tuner 2 FM
2 Ginzzu GM-209
The “silver” rating goes to the Ginzzu GM-209 portable audio system. The model stands out for its spectacular appearance, but, unfortunately, cannot boast of compactness. Its overall dimensions are 648 mm x 255 mm x 255 mm, and its weight is 3600 grams, which is quite a lot. However, it has a number of advantages that deserve attention.
The device is equipped with two 165 mm speakers that reproduce deep, rich sound. The total power is 50 watts. The battery with a capacity of 4500 mAh provides up to 5 hours of work without connecting to the network. A feature of the model is the presence of an equalizer, dynamic lighting and the ability to connect a microphone with volume control. GM-209allows you to arrange a karaoke party and a dance floor with color music anywhere!
The kit comes with a remote control, which makes using the audio system as comfortable as possible. And with the help of a comfortable and durable strap, it is quite easy to move, despite its impressive size.
- Spectacular design.
- Power 50 W.
- Karaoke function.
- Color music.
- Possibility to adjust the equalizer.
- Remote control included.
- Large dimensions and weight.
1 JBL Tuner XL
The JBL Tuner XL portable speaker system becomes the leader of the rating. The model has a compact size and a stylish, concise design. The streamlined body features a large, scrollable LCD display with backlight. Management is carried out using the panel on the case or via a smartphone.
The speaker has a single 10 W speaker and is able to give a clear, detailed sound, without distortion, even at maximum volume. A capacious battery provides up to 15 hours of battery life. And the presence of a DC5V connector allows you to connect an external power supply. The retractable telescopic antenna ensures stable signal reception and flawless radio sound. The undoubted advantage is the ability to save five radio stations. Now you don’t have to search for your favorite FM frequency every time, just press the corresponding button.
The device can be taken with you everywhere. After all, it is not afraid of dust, moisture and splashes, as the design is protected according to the IPX7 standard. Tuner XL is a great opportunity to enjoy music at home and outdoors.
- Duration of work without recharging – 15 hours.
- IPX7 certified.
- The presence of a telescopic antenna.
- Illuminated display.
- Favorite radio station preset function.
- USB-flash and microSD cards cannot be connected.
JBL Tuner XL
What is the best portable speaker with FM radio to choose
Before buying a portable speaker, you need to decide on the specific purpose of the purchase. After all, despite the main function, wireless audio systems are sometimes very different and have a different set of additional features.
Those who need a simple model that has compact overall dimensions can take a closer look at the SmartBuy Radio Active.
Fans of karaoke parties should choose devices with the ability to connect a microphone, for example, SVEN PS-415 or Perfeo TERCERO. And the high-power speakers Hyundai H-PAC420 and Ginzzu GM-209 will allow you to arrange a loud disco in a large room or in a forest clearing.