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#1 nopal62

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 12:00 AM

Got an ION Audio Spectraboom for a fun office BT radio. The tuner is terrible and doesn't pick up anything indoors, but it does have a fun factor. Thought it might be fun to mod it with grills and a faux faceplate to make it look more vintage. A buddy suggested just wrapping it... Thoughts?

 

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#2 trippy1313

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 02:12 PM

The blue lights come on it? Looks like a knock off TDK. I like the looks. How is the sound?

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 02:56 PM

I've got one coming too.  Supposedly sounds very good for the price.  



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Posted 14 June 2018 - 06:02 PM

Gordie aka gsbadbmr said these sound really good, I would just leave it as is and play the hell out of it  :thumbsup:



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Posted 26 June 2018 - 07:02 AM

I love the look of these but can't get over that it is a copy of a TDK. Either way, still is on my radar.



#6 Barb Bush

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Posted 27 June 2018 - 02:27 PM

Nice to see more and more boxes arrive.  Even though I hate the added blue lights, I'm glad another company is attempting to make music.



#7 Reli

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Posted 27 June 2018 - 03:11 PM

You can turn the lights off, fortunately...

 

The bass this box puts out is pretty damn impressive for only weighing 8.2 lbs.

 

http://wikiboombox.c...Ion Spectraboom



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Posted 28 June 2018 - 09:11 AM

Amazon buyers make reviews an says that little one are the same level on Aiwa e-9...    ...but lesse in price range...



#9 trippy1313

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Posted 30 June 2018 - 01:01 AM

Amazon buyers make reviews an says that little one are the same level on Aiwa e-9... ...but lesse in price range...


I haven't heard the E-9. But I doubt it. Probably fake reviews. I'm noticing a lot of those on Amazon lately. Trying to boost sales.

#10 Reli

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Posted 30 June 2018 - 09:40 AM

Amazon buyers make reviews an says that little one are the same level on Aiwa e-9...    ...but lesse in price range...

 

 

I really doubt it.  The Aiwa has more power and better speakers.



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Posted 02 July 2018 - 01:33 AM

 

Amazon buyers make reviews an says that little one are the same level on Aiwa e-9...    ...but lesse in price range...

 

 

I really doubt it.  The Aiwa has more power and better speakers.

 

I'd love to do a side by side with my Aiwa EXOS and the ION, les git it on!



#12 trippy1313

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Posted 02 July 2018 - 01:55 AM

These things are already discontinued and sold out all over the place huh?

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Posted 02 July 2018 - 07:59 AM

 

 

Amazon buyers make reviews an says that little one are the same level on Aiwa e-9...    ...but lesse in price range...

 

I really doubt it.  The Aiwa has more power and better speakers.

 

 

I'd love to do a side by side with my Aiwa EXOS and the ION, les git it on!

 

 

 

Bring it, fool!

 

 

These things are already discontinued and sold out all over the place huh?

 

 

Discontinued, really?  Well, they did come out 2 years ago. 



#14 SLO

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Posted 02 July 2018 - 06:02 PM

Amazon buyers make reviews an says that little one are the same level on Aiwa e-9...    ...but lesse in price range...

 
I really doubt it.  The Aiwa has more power and better speakers.
 
I'd love to do a side by side with my Aiwa EXOS and the ION, les git it on!
 
 
Bring it, fool!
 
 

These things are already discontinued and sold out all over the place huh?

 
 
Discontinued, really?  Well, they did come out 2 years ago.

LOL! Yea lets do a bluetooth battle next mini meet

#15 nopal62

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Posted 03 July 2018 - 12:41 PM

The blue lights come on it? Looks like a knock off TDK. I like the looks. How is the sound?

 

Here's a video - also shows the lights - they actually change colors.

https://photos.app.g...vzSa5TY7vTwTGt8



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Posted 24 September 2019 - 08:24 AM

New Boombox from ION Audio:

 

https://www.ionaudio...rojectrockerxus

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#17 Reli

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Posted 24 September 2019 - 10:39 AM

:lol:  :lol: 



#18 JVC Floyd

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Posted 24 September 2019 - 12:08 PM

New Boombox from ION Audio:

https://www.ionaudio...rojectrockerxus
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For some reason I like that one , I mean tools and a decent looking radio combined so well to me is cool.

#19 goodman

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Posted 25 September 2019 - 08:11 AM

Yes, look different. Тhe handles are very comfortable.

You can use pockets for a variety of things: a cell phone, bank cards, keys, and more...
 



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Posted 25 September 2019 - 03:52 PM

I like it more for my pistols and ammo. Now that's what I call a range bag! Great for shooting in the desert. Music from the radio and the Glock! LMAO!



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Posted 02 October 2019 - 08:17 AM

Looks like ION has a retro looking boombox out now but it's a Best Buy exclusive. Anyone see it in the wild yet?

https://www.bestbuy....p?skuId=6347179

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Posted 02 October 2019 - 02:17 PM

I saw that too online the other day. I think its a compact box. Might be nice to add to the "Modern" shelf of boom box

collections.



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Posted 02 October 2019 - 05:56 PM

Looks like ION has a retro looking boombox out now but it's a Best Buy exclusive. Anyone see it in the wild yet?

https://www.bestbuy....p?skuId=6347179

 

Badboybill had one like that.  Said it sucked.