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  • Three selectable broadcast frequencies; stereo audio input; compatible with iPhone/iPod
  • Two-way speaker design with high-performance weather-resistant drivers
  • 2-inch tweeter, 3-inch woofer, 5-watt RMS; frequency response: 40 Hz to 15 kHz
  • Auto-lock PLL tuning ensures crystal-clear reception up to 150 feet
  • Dual power mode; AC adapters included, batteries optional (six AA batteries not included)
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Speaker Connectivity Wireless Wired Wireless Wireless
Output Wattage 5 watts 250 watts 20 watts 120 watts
Frequency Response Curve 40HZ-15KHZ 80 Hz - 20kHz 30Hz - 20kHz 55 Hz - 40 kHz
Impedance 8 8 4 6
Color Information not Provided Granite Grey Gray White
Dimensions 9.5 inches x 9.5 inches x 14 inches 8 inches x 6.75 inches x 7.5 inches 15 inches x 12 inches x 28 inches 5.39 inches x 10.12 inches x 6.14 inches
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Product Specifications

Brand NameAcoustic Research
Frequency Response Curve40HZ-15KHZ
RMS Power Range - Amplifiers5 watts

Technical Details

  • Brand Name: Acoustic Research
  • Model: AW825
  • Speaker Connectivity: Wireless
  • Weight: 8.15 pounds

Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 9.5 x 14 x 9.5 inches ; 4.5 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 5.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
  • ASIN: B002AQ30T0
  • California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 warning.
  • Item model number: AW825
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (330 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,388 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics)
  • Date first available at Amazon.com: September 14, 2004

Product Description

Product Description

Combining high quality performance with mission-style design, this speaker delivers crisp audio with amazing clarity. It's compatible with most electronic devices, and allows you to seamlessly transfer audio content from your stereo, computer, and more. Add multiple speakers to expand your sound. Now you can enjoy the great outdoors that much more!

From the Manufacturer

Acoustic Research Wireless Speakers

AW825

AW825

AW850

AW850

AW826

AW826

AW827

AW827

AW851

AW851

AW828

AW828

AW880

AW880

Speaker/Receiver

2" tweeter, 3" woofer

2" tweeter, 3" woofer

2" tweeter, 3" woofer

3" woofer

2" tweeter, 3" woofer

5" down-firing driver

1.5" tweeter, 3" woofer

Wattage

5 watt RMS

5 watt RMS

5 watt RMS

3 watt RMS

5 watt RMS

5 watt RMS

10 watt RMS

Transmission

Omni-directional 900MHz broadcast

Omni-directional 900MHz broadcast

Omni-directional 900MHz broadcast

Omni-directional 900MHz broadcast

Omni-directional 900MHz broadcast

Omni-directional 900MHz broadcast

Omni-directional 900MHz broadcast

Power

Uses included AC adapter or 6 AA batteries (not included)

Operates using existing AC wall box (requires installation) - replaces Existing Outdoor Lighting Fixture

Uses included AC adapter or 6 AA batteries (not included)

Uses 2 AA batteries (not included) - 25hr battery life

Operates using existing AC wall box (requires installation) - replaces Existing Outdoor Lighting Fixture

Uses included AC adapter or 6 AA batteries (not included)

Uses included AC adapters

Maximum Range

Up to 150 ft.

Up to 150 ft.

Up to 150 ft.

Up to 150 ft.

Up to 150 ft.

Up to 150 ft.

Up to 150 ft.

Compatible with iPhone, iPod and iPad?

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Weathering

Weather Resistant for Outdoor Use

Weather Resistant for Outdoor Use

Weather Resistant for Outdoor Use

Weather Resistant for Outdoor Use

Weather Resistant for Outdoor Use

Weather Resistant for Outdoor Use

Indoor Use Only

Frequency Response

40Hz-15kHz

40Hz-15kHz

40Hz-15kHz

40Hz-15kHz

40Hz-15kHz

40Hz-15kHz

40Hz-15kHz

Broadcast Frequencies

3 Selectable

3 Selectable

3 Selectable

3 Selectable

3 Selectable

3 Selectable

3 Selectable

Emits Light

No

Yes - 40W bulb not included

No

No

Yes - 40W bulb not included

No

No

Can Stand

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Can Hang

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

Wall Mountable

No

Yes

No

No

Yes

No

No

Can Post Mount

No

No

No

Yes

No

No

No

Has a Planter

No

No

No

No

No

Yes with integrated drain holes, separates from speaker base

No

Stereo Audio Input

Yes - Mini Jack to Stereo Lead Adapter Included

Yes - Mini Jack to Stereo Lead Adapter Included

Yes - Mini Jack to Stereo Lead Adapter Included

Yes - Mini Jack to Stereo Lead Adapter Included

Yes - Mini Jack to Stereo Lead Adapter Included

Yes - Mini Jack to Stereo Lead Adapter Included

Yes - Mini Jack to Stereo Lead Adapter Included

Automatic Level Control

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Push-button, Auto-locking Tuning

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Add Multiple Speakers/Expandable?

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Customer Reviews

Very easy set up, great sound quality, very versatile.
trish
Love using it outside by the pool to listen to music while working in the yard or laying by the pool.
atewol
Don't expect to really listen to, or enjoy, music outside by yourself.
rprice54

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

145 of 161 people found the following review helpful By ike porter on September 10, 2009
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I was searching for wireless speakers for an outdoor event, and I'm certain these will do nicely. While it's true that the transmitter needs to be plugged into the music source (via a standard headphone jack that will fit all devices I would need it to) and into a wall outlet, I expected that. For a test run I plugged into my laptop sitting in the middle of the first floor then slotted 6 AA batteries into the speaker and turned it on. It automatically picked up the signal. I took a walk around the house and got about 100' away and still got good signal. I also like the feature to select L,R,or Mono on the speaker itself. Bass boost helps the sound a lot. Also, I was able to run 4 speakers from 1 transmitter. Don't know yet about interference or battery life for the speaker. I love the aesthetics of it.
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72 of 83 people found the following review helpful By W. Kalamon on March 31, 2010
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I purchased this item for somewhat of an unusual use. I have and extensive collection of digital nature sounds and use the device to attract birds and other various wildlife for photographing. I feed audio signals with a simple MP3 player loaded with various bird songs. I throw a rope over a tree branch and hoist the AW825 up to a particular level then move back and begin selecting bird voices. I was surprised how the birds reacted. It is very easy to attract Downy Woodpeckers, Red bellied Woodpeckers, and even Pileated Woodpeckers. Nuthatchers go crazy trying to figure out who is in their "turf". It's a lot of fun and I have gotten great wildlife shots. I even attracted a flock of Turkey. So far I have no complaints. I have not had it exposed to any bad weather conditions but it is nice to know that a little rain may not hurt this device. The range is acceptable (I have gotten clear signals beyond 150'. I just wish the volume was a bit louder.
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37 of 42 people found the following review helpful By Bob Fellacher on March 3, 2012
I bought this speaker from Walmart for streaming Pandora from my laptop outside to my terrace. I was attracted to this speaker because I didn't want to spend a lot of money and these are really cheap (only $70). Also, I found a lot of positive reviews on Amazon.

After trying them out I think that the sound quality was OK if you don't have huge expectations. You really cannot expect this one to beat a $200 speaker. Note: This month my wife and I decided that we wanted a bit higher quality sound and purchased a set of iFinity Wireless Indoor/Outdoor Speaker - Black which until now we are very happy with.

PROS:
- Inexpensive: I got this speaker for $70.00

- Very simple to set up

- Sound quality OK: This speaker seriously lacks in bass but the sound quality is probably OK for many people especially if you are streaming from a low-quality source such as an FM radio.

CONS:
- Not very loud: The specs state 5 Watts power. If you have some car noise or your kids running around then the background noise may drown out the sound from this speaker. You can get it to be a bit louder when you plug them into an outlet.

- Transmission very susceptible to interference: I often get crackling and popping from the speaker. I have been unable to pinpoint what is intefering with this speaker. I do not have any 900 MHz gadgets around.

- Low battery life: When using rechargeable batteries, I can use this speaker for around 1 hour per charge at medium volume. This time is too short for having an outdoor party. You can get a longer battery life if you use alkaline batteries but then you end up spending serious money on batteries.

- Only Mono Sound: This speaker only plays in mono.
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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful By Matthew C. Gilbert on August 31, 2010
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You've seen at least one other 1 star reviewer who have had the same problem as we did. We used it for a few days and loved it. Then turned it on and it sounded horrible. Tried everything to get it back to normal but nothing worked. Will be calling the manufacturer next.
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful By mongotz on July 27, 2010
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Opened up and installed. I wanted the old AW-811 by the same manufacturer. Have had it for three or four years and it works fine. This one became tinney and unbearable to listen to in one day. Didn't overload, abuse or use in bad weather. It even feels cheap. Save your money.....
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53 of 67 people found the following review helpful By B.C. on April 26, 2010
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Easy to set up, resonable effective range, good sound for a small speaker package, and a good looking package. For what it is, and the price we paid, this is a great deal. If you want great sound from a $500 speaker system, then buy a $500 speaker system. This unit fills a specific need. It is portable, wireless, and rugged enough to be used outdoors. It does all that for $70.
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20 of 24 people found the following review helpful By Mark Gorman on November 7, 2010
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I bought this speaker for portability in my small apartment. Unfortunately, the sound from the bass speaker was very fuzzy. I returned it for a replacement and the second one had similar issues. So I returned it as well for a refund. I am not sure what the problem was but it did not work for me.

This may be the first time I have had to return an Amazon item and the return process was the easiest, least painful for an online purchase I have ever experienced. Thank you Amazon for developing such a simple return process. I regret that for me this item did not work out.
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14 of 16 people found the following review helpful By M.Smith on June 5, 2010
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I purchased this outdoor speaker for my patio. Worked great right out of the box. Hooked the transmitter up to my pc and it pick up the signal right away. It's been outside a few months now and still works great. It actually gets REALLY loud. Much louder than I expected. Great little unit. I may upgrade to the one with the light built in later. It would be nice to hang it up and have light/speaker combo as the patio light.
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