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The Sounds of iHome

If you don’t want to go to the trouble of installing a sound system on your boat, or you just want to be able to take your tunes ashore with you, the iHome BT9 could be just the thing. It streams wireless digital audio via Bluetooth, but it’s more than a speaker. It has a built-in mic and voice echo cancellation so you can use it as a phone speaker, you can charge your phone from it, and it’s IP67 rated for water and dust resistance. Not only that, it also sounds good. $99. iHome, ihomeaudio.com

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April 2017

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