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Braven like name, braven by nature, the new BRV-1 water resistant speaker may be what this rugged land needs.

It’s a: Bluetooth; compact; 6 watt; 12 hour 1400 mAh battery life; smart device 1amp recharger; IPX5 ruggedized; speaker – and speakerphone that is getting rave reviews from real users – surfers, rock climbers, mountain bikers, skiers, and more.

I had not heard of Braven before – any wonder as it was only founded in 2011 based on producing the best portable HD speaker with speakerphone that doubles as a mobile device charger. They have a range of compact speakers producing up to 20 watts with 8800 mAh batteries.

The majority of reviews praise it for excellent dynamic range and a chic, rugged design. The BVR-1 has been commended for personal listening – not filling the great outdoors.


2 x 3 w speakers

Frequency response 180Hz to 13kHz

Bluetooth and 3.5mm auxiliary jack

360g and 6.99cm (h) x 16.51 (w) x 18.29 (l)

It is available from the Australian Apple Stores for $219.99


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Ray Shaw

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Ray Shaw ray@im.com.au  has a passion for IT ever since building his first computer in 1980. He is a qualified journalist, hosted a consumer IT based radio program on ABC radio for 10 years, has developed world leading software for the events industry and is smart enough to no longer own a retail computer store!