ION Pathfinder 280 Speaker Review

5.52 Mixed Usages
6.8 Music:
5.7 Movies:
6.6 Outdoors:
7.5 Podcasts
1 Voice Assistant:
Specification

GENERAL

Recommended Usage Outdoor Bluetooth Speakers[ Waterproof]
Release Year 2021
Power Source AC & Battery
Multi-Device Pairing: N/A

BUILD QUALITY

Material Quality Good
Water Resistance: Waterproof (IPx5)
Dust Resistance Unspecified
Floats In Water: Unspecified

STYLE

RGB Light: Yes
Color Variation Black
Sizes And Variants N/A

PORTABILITY:

Power Source: AC & Battery
Hand Carry Yes
Weight 23.8 lbs (10.8 kg)
Volume: 2,703 in³ (44,294 cm³)
Connectivity: Bluetooth and Wired

BATTERY:

Battery Powered: Yes
Battery Life 68.0 hrs
Charging Time: 7.0 hrs
Power Saving: N/A
Charging Port: AC

Bluetooth Specification:

Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth Version: 5.0
Bluetooth Range: 278.9 ft (85.0 m)
Bluetooth iOS Latency: 322 ms
Bluetooth Android Latency: 245 ms
Multi-Device Pairing: N/A

Wi-Fi Specification:

Wi-Fi: N/A
Wi-Fi Version: N/A
Wi-Fi Frequency Band: N/A
Apple AirPlay: N/A
AirPlay Latency: N/A
Google Chromecast: N/A
Chromecast Latency: N/A

Wired Connectivity:

Aux Input: Yes
USB Audio: N/A
Other Ports: Yes

CONTROLS (physical buttons):

Ease Of Use: Great
Music Play/Pause [Button/Touch]: Yes
Call Answer/End [Button/Touch]: N/A
Volume Up/Down [Button/Touch]: Yes
Track Next/Previous [Button/Touch]: Yes
Microphone On/Off: N/A
Additional Controls: Yes

VOICE CONTROL:

Voice Assistant: N/A
Voice Activation: N/A
Speakerphone: N/A
Alexa: No
Siri: No
Google Assistant: No
Microphone Mute: No Microphone
Far-Field Performance: No Microphone
Ambient Noise Performance No Microphone

App:

App Name: ION Sound XP
iOS: Yes
Android: Yes
EQ: Graphic + Presets
Stereo Pair Mode: Yes
Party Mode: N/A
Multi-Room: N/A

AUDIO QUALITY [TESTED RESULT]:

Frequency Response Accuracy: Alright
Soundstage: Poor
Dynamics: Great

Rating System

Music: 6.8
Movies: 5.7
Outdoors: 6.6
Podcasts 7.5
Voice Assistant: 1

IN THE BOX

Accessories: ION Pathfinder 280 speaker, IEC320 C13 power cable, Quick Start Guide
User manual: N/A
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