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The Harman/Kardon Onyx Studio 2 speaker

Do you have a couple hundred dollars left in your budget for the year? GET THIS SPEAKER!

  • 1 pound or thereabouts. It is very very light
  • Superb sound, like the tripped out car banging its way down Hollywood Boulevard rattling everything in its path from its tripped out speakers--loud! It's got a woofer on the back that vibrates with the bass. 
  • Yes, there is a small male aux input for this speaker! Don't believe the video below. YOu can get with or without that feature. I paid $199 at Best Buy and got the aux. I believe the first iteration of this speaker didn't have that feature, but the current one does. 
  • Great, easy bluetooth pairing
  • 5 hour battery life, so you can keep it plugged in in your room and unplug to bring it to chorus rehearsal or out for field day! 
  • Awesome bass. 
  • Loud enough to fill a cafetorium and still not be at full volume.

My new job is going really well. I love the kids and the school, and they seem to love me--so much so that they asked me to start a chorus. Said chorus meets in the cafetorium and my older, tiny JBL speaker wasn't up to the job. So, with money from my new, much fatter paycheck in hand, I went down to Best Buy and purchased this bad-boy. I cannot say enough good things about this speaker, and I still haven't tried all the bells and whistles.

I know that thousands of you need a reliable speaker for your classroom and choral instruction. If yours just pooped out, or if you need a new one, I strongly recommend this. I love it so much, I'm not going to have my school reimburse me for it. I want this thing in the summer for parties. 


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