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Creative Sound Blaster Roar: Portable NFC Bluetooth Wireless Speaker with aptX/AAC. 5 Drivers, Built-in Subwoofer.

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  • AMAZINGLY POWERFUL AUDIO PERFORMANCE. Mind-blowing FIVE Drivers powered by TWO separate sets of high-performance amplifiers. Features a built-in subwoofer for kickass thumping bass. Sports more features than any other wireless speaker and even outperforms speakers that cost over twice its price!
  • PORTABLE BOOKLET-SIZE. Defies the laws of acoustic engineering by shrinking the 5-driver system, a voluminous acoustic chamber, an intricate patent-pending heatsink system, a 6000 mAh Li-ion battery, and a host of killer features into a compact size that sits on your palm.
  • HD CONVENIENT WIRELESS. Supports aptX and AAC for high-quality Bluetooth audio. Comes with NFC Technology for convenient one-touch pairing. Bluetooth Link Security control allows you to configure the Sound Blaster Roar for different usage scenarios.
  • KILLER FEATURES. On top of the 'no holds barred' ROAR audio enhancement mode, Sound Blaster Roar also comes packed with a whole range of surprisingly useful features, including a built-in MP3 player, a voice recorder, a speakerphone, a battery bank, Bedtime listening mode, TERA BASS, and even a handy siren. Also doubles as a USB Sound Blaster for your PC or Mac.
  • CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED WORLDWIDE AND SELLING LIKE HOTCAKES. 1 unit sold every 30 seconds at launch during a 4-day cash & carry tech show. Customers kept coming back for more. "An amazing piece of tech not to be missed!" MESSAGE REGARDING AMAZON REVIEWS. We are extremely proud of the Sound Blaster Roar and what we have accomplished with this product. A few individuals on Amazon may have raised doubts on the 5-star reviews the Sound Blaster Roar has received. We would like to assure all that there has never been any attempt on our part to sway any reviewers. There's an overwhelming majority of users who love and enjoy the Sound Blaster Roar. We ran a small campaign to garner feedback from some of our customers, while encouraging them to leave a review. We accept all feedback with an open mind regardless of how the product is rated on Amazon.com. We believe that these feedback will go a long way in helping us develop better products. In fact, we were surprised and humbled by the overwhelmingly enthusiastic response from many of our users. Don't take our word for it. Compare it with any speakers out there. We are confident that you will keep the Sound Blaster Roar.
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Technical Details

  • Size (LWH): 7.9 inches, 4.5 inches, 2.2 inches
  • Weight: 2.5 pounds
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Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 7.9 x 4.5 x 2.2 inches ; 2.5 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 3.9 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • ASIN: B00L3YHF6O
  • Item model number: SR20A
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (797 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,514 in Cell Phones & Accessories (See Top 100 in Cell Phones & Accessories)
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Product Description

Mind-Shattering Performance, Precision-Tuned Fidelity and ROAR Audio™ Power is what the Sound Blaster Roar is. The Sound Blaster Roar sports a pair of compact and powerful 1.5” drivers with an active 3” high excursion driver, individually driven from its bi-amplified design with two side firing passive radiators, for uncompromising clears and impressive bass. The Sound Blaster Roar also features ROAR: Instant additional audio power that boosts loudness, depth and spaciousness. As part of the Sound Blaster line of speakers, the Sound Blaster Roar features USB host audio and together with the Sound Blaster control panel via a USB connection to your computer, the Sound Blaster Roar can access SBX Pro Studio technologies such as SBX bass and SBX Dialog that intelligently enhances PC audio real-time. 


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Customer Reviews

Small speaker with great sound quality.
mixyman
I have been happy with this product and would certainly recommend it to anyone looking for a solid, reasonably priced, portable speaker.
Dunstan Barnes
I do not have Bose Soundlink mini, the sound is still remarkable when compared to my Bose C5 speaker and far better than my Jambox.
Andrey L.

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172 of 193 people found the following review helpful By JJCEO #1 HALL OF FAMETOP 10 REVIEWER on July 4, 2014
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I just left a party with family, friends and neighbors from around the area getting together for a cook out and a pitch in dinner. I set this speaker up on the window ledge outside of the home we were at and played music for 6 hours. I had put about 100 songs on a Micro SD card and just had the speaker randomly play through them. About 40 people asked me what kind of speaker I was using and where they could buy one. I hadn't even told them that I brought the speaker but they asked the hostess of the party and she directed them to me. Yes this speaker is that good.

In 6 hours the battery still has 2 of the 3 LEDs going strong and the sound quality was outstanding. Everyone commented on how good the speaker sounded and they even took photos of the speaker and told me that they planned to buy it. I had the speaker on about 50% of the volume and it covered a deck area about 45 feet long by 20 feet wide. It made a great background music atmosphere for the party! People could still talk and carry on a conversation but you could see them singing along or dancing as they walked and mingled. It was a lot of fun!

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This is the best speaker of this size that I have reviewed. If I could honestly rate it as a 10 star product I would. This speaker came to me for review along with a net carrying case for it. I am not sure if the carrying case is a standard part of the product or not.

This speaker has been developed by Sound Blaster who is a leader in audio for digital and computer systems. I have used their sound cards in computers for as long as I can remember. This speaker is an engineering marvel and the sound volume and quality proves it. This speaker is worth every penny they are asking for it.
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236 of 269 people found the following review helpful By Dave on August 20, 2014
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I've come to heavily rely on Amazon reviews, and base purchasing decisions around those reviews.
I purchased the New Creative Sound Blaster Roar about 1 month ago on the basis of outstanding reviews. It was returned because the Bluetooth dropped - even at close range. But apart from my experience (which I consider an individual unit flaw) I want to address the larger issue of the unit's sound quality in view of the effusive reviews.

The audio quality was OK - not great. My sister has an older first generation Bose Soundlink - which is better than the Roar (and to be fair twice as expensive). Admittedly, it is in different price range; I mention it because there have been many wild comparisons to other products Bose Soundlink (not just the mini), Bose wave radio, $30,000 stereo systems, etc, .... The Roar's audio quality was dependent on location - moving slightly off-axis changed the sound. Was the Roar's sound quality terrible - no. Was it good yes - I'd say even quite good. Was it "audiophile quality" no..... not even close.

But there are so many breathless reviews throwing around terms like "best bluetooth speaker ever" "masterpiece" "audiophile." I would urge caution on buying on the basis of these reviews.

Many of the glowing reviews have coincided with the reviewer obtaining a free Sound Blaster Roar - and while many reviewers candidly acknowledge that fact, I think many more have not. When I received my Roar, I believe there were 100 or so reviews - now about 1 month later - there are 511. One reviewer commented: "Creative has a promotion going on now. Write a review for the sound blaster roar on amazon and get a free carry bag for the roar.
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Length: 9:26 Mins
UPDATE: Aug 6, 2014 - After doing some digging, I have been able to unearth some performance specifications for the Creative SoundBlaster Roar. The source of this information is Creative.
- Frequency Response: 47Hz- 20kHz
- Total System Power: 33Watts RMS at 1% THD

Keep in mind that Total System Power is also at the expense of battery life. Also realize that a lot of engineering went into the design of the drivers, enclosure and the tuning process to eek out the best performance relative to battery life.

UPDATE: July 15, 2014 - As I discuss in my review, the battery is not user-replaceable. This leads to the question, "what happens when the battery no longer can hold a charge?" I posed that question to Creative and they have responsded. They told me that if the battery fails within the warranty period, they would do a one-to-one exchange for another speaker. If the battery fails outside of the warranty period, they will do a one-to-one exchange for $60. That seems quite reasonable to me as the battery should last for at least 500 cycles as is typical of Li-ion batteries.

UPDATE: July 11, 2014 - As I've spent more and more time listening to this speaker, I continue to be so impressed with the quality of sound. It is so accurate, spacious and clear with perfectly balanced bass. I did have a scare though... just now I turned the speaker on (battery power) and the speaker volume was very low, No matter what I did to increase the volume, nothing was working. I checked my volume on my computer, it was at max. I checked the speaker controls and the volume was also maxed. Roar was cycled on and off. Terra-bass was cycled on and off, Nothing made a difference, I thought my speaker had become defective,.
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