Tremor Portable Speaker: Big Audio for Your Next Big Road Trip

As we continue to stockpile (read: overpack) for next year’s epic cross-country road trip, we’re looking at “comfort” gear as well. And, when we’re out in the middle of nowhere, that could very well include the ability to listen to some good tunes.

Enter DreamWave’s Tremor Speaker. Or, as I’ve taken to calling it, “The Beast”. This ain’t your typical puck-sized, 3-watt Bluetooth speaker. This is designed for full-blown tailgating or campground block parties.

Tremor Speaker by DreamWave

Tremor Speaker by DreamWave

The Skinny

In DreamWave’s words, the Tremor is:

… an extremely rugged, high-performance 50W Bluetooth speaker sound system, professionally tuned and crafted for the audiophile. You can rock out with Tremor from sunrise to sundown with its rechargeable 20,800mAh lithium polymer battery.

There’s no other Bluetooth speaker that can play louder and longer, with its combination of advanced technologies and audiophile sound tuning that reproduce the fullness, clarity and depth of your music the way the artist intended.

The Traveler’s Take

First off, this thing is big: around 17″ long by 7″ across and tips the scales at 12.5 pounds. So, this isn’t the typical “toss it in your carry-on and forget about it” minimalist sort of travel gear that we review.

That said, it has to be big. With 50W of power and a 20,800mAh (!!!) battery, it’s capable of playing for 15 continuous hours at 2/3 volume. We’re talking sun-down to sun-up with a little juice left over so you can enjoy some tunes with your morning scramble the next day. In short: this is purely road trip gear.

Aside from the “fun” factor, the massive battery bank makes this a necessary bit of backup kit for our work as well. We’ll be carrying a good many gadgets with us (bloggin’ on the road ain’t easy) and we need to keep them going. That requires plenty of juice.

As an added bonus, the Tremor — like all of DreamWave’s speakers — is water, heat, dust, and wear-resistant. So it’s more than capable of taking a beating on the road.

Other features include:

  • Bluetooth compatibility to connect to almost any smartphone or tablet (alternatively: a 3.5mm AUX input provides compatibility with virtually any audio device)
  • Anti-distortion circuitry
  • NFC capability
  • Ports: 5V/1A output

Pricing + Availability

Available now for around $300 (USD) directly from DreamWave.com.

Disclosure: Vagabondish received one complimentary Tremor Speaker in advance of this post. Read our view on sponsored content.

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Mike Richard has traveled the world extensively since 2008. He's camped in the Jordanian desert with Bedouins, tracked African wild dogs in South Africa, and survived a near-miss shark attack in Mexico. He loves the great outdoors, good bourbon, and he (usually) calls Massachusetts home. He also enjoys speaking in the third person.

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