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GOAL ZERO Rock Out 2 Portable Speakers

Amped up sound, toned down size for outdoor adventures, presentations, excursions and impromptu dance parties. The Rock Out 2 Portable Speaker amplifies tunes from your MP3, phone or laptop for over 20 hours without draining battery power from your device.

  • DarkBass Technology: Innovative chamber delivers precise, high-quality sound every time
  • Designed for Outdoor Adventures: Rugged, water-resistant shell protects the speaker and your gear
  • Recharge Anywhere, Anytime: Juice up the internal lithium battery in three hours from USB or sun (using the Nomad 7 Solar Panel - sold seperately)
  • Works with: MP3 Player, Smartphone, Laptop, Cellphone, Tablets, Personal gaming devices, and more......

Technical Specification:

  • Battery Type:  Lithium-ion (Li-ion), 3Wh (3.7, 0.8Ah)
  • Battery Life: hundreds of cycles
  • Shelf-life: charge every three months
  • Management system: Charging and low-battery protection built-in
  • Ports: Audio output cord: 3.5mm male audio jack, Audio input cord: 3.5mm female port, USB cord: 5V, up to 0.8A (4W)
  • Speakers: Two 40mm, 3W drivers
  • Amplifier: Stereo, 3W max, 70dB SNR, 100Hz-20kHz

General:

  • Chainable: Yes
  • Weight: 0.75lb. (340g)
  • Dimensions: 7 x 3 3/4" x 2 1/2" (17.8 x 9.5 x 6.4cm)
  • Warranty: Six months

     
Customer Reviews
Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
Rock Out 2 Portable Speaker, Green 15002777 94004
Limited availability.

Orig. $59.99

Now  $39.88

Rock Out 2 Portable Speaker, Black 15002785 94005
In stock online.

$49.99

Rock Out 2 Portable Speaker, Blue 15002793 94006
In stock online.

$49.99

Product Description

Amped up sound, toned down size for outdoor adventures, presentations, excursions and impromptu dance parties. The Rock Out 2 Portable Speaker amplifies tunes from your MP3, phone or laptop for over 20 hours without draining battery power from your device.

  • DarkBass Technology: Innovative chamber delivers precise, high-quality sound every time
  • Designed for Outdoor Adventures: Rugged, water-resistant shell protects the speaker and your gear
  • Recharge Anywhere, Anytime: Juice up the internal lithium battery in three hours from USB or sun (using the Nomad 7 Solar Panel - sold seperately)
  • Works with: MP3 Player, Smartphone, Laptop, Cellphone, Tablets, Personal gaming devices, and more......

Technical Specification:

  • Battery Type:  Lithium-ion (Li-ion), 3Wh (3.7, 0.8Ah)
  • Battery Life: hundreds of cycles
  • Shelf-life: charge every three months
  • Management system: Charging and low-battery protection built-in
  • Ports: Audio output cord: 3.5mm male audio jack, Audio input cord: 3.5mm female port, USB cord: 5V, up to 0.8A (4W)
  • Speakers: Two 40mm, 3W drivers
  • Amplifier: Stereo, 3W max, 70dB SNR, 100Hz-20kHz

General:

  • Chainable: Yes
  • Weight: 0.75lb. (340g)
  • Dimensions: 7 x 3 3/4" x 2 1/2" (17.8 x 9.5 x 6.4cm)
  • Warranty: Six months

     

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Goal Zero Rock Out 2 Portable Speaker, Green
 
4.6

(based on 87 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (58)

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    (25)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

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    (1)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good power output (30)
  • Long lasting (29)
  • Good value (27)
  • Reliable (25)
  • Fast charge (24)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Portable electronics (32)
    • Travel (28)
    • Having around the house (25)
    • Emergency equipment (7)
    • High-end equipment (6)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Quality oriented (34), Budget shopper (8)
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      • Personal (42)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (26), Yes (15)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Awesome sound in a rugged portable packa

    Sound quality and volume:
    This little system packs great sound and runs great with all the phones/tablets in my home. We're a gadget familty, so we use various Android devices,...Read complete review

    Sound quality and volume:
    This little system packs great sound and runs great with all the phones/tablets in my home. We're a gadget familty, so we use various Android devices, including the HTC MyTouch 4G, Amaze 4G, Samsung Galaxy 3, Asus Transformer Prime, a couple of generic 7" tablets), all them with the PlayerPro music app, along with a couple laptops and iPods. This speaker has way better sound than any phone or tablet, and even better volume and quality than the JBL speakers on our Lenovo and the Altec Lansing speakers on our Asus laptops. I can't believe how much bass I get while holding this thing. The first few days I had it, a new song from our library would come on that sounded especially good and I'd run over to my wife to show how loud and clear it was.

    Control Buttons:
    As for the controls, I know the Rockout 2 is made to be iPhone compatible, since the Android OS allows apps to override the control scheme for headsets and microphones, compatibility with Android is more app dependent than phone dependent. The volume buttons work with any setup, even my laptop. The play/pause, back, and forward buttons work with all our phones and tablets...I know PlayerPro can override all other headset controls and customize them. The default settings on that app work great with this speaker. Even without the player control buttons working (like on a laptop), I just use the player itself and it's still worth having on hand.

    Uses:
    So far, we've taken the Rockout 2 camping and hiking, protecting my phone inside the housing and using the little clip and bungee system on the back to hang it from a tree, my frame pack, the tent, and even strapped like a little backpack to our little girl as she played on the trail (great for keeping track of her without keeping too close an eye). I strap it to my arm while doing chores and hang it from the back door handle while gardening. Earphones hurt after awhile and headphones isolate me from people around me, like my family, so this is great when I need more sound than the built-in speakers on my portable devices (which is pretty much always). All around, this is a fantastic accessory to mobile media centers.

    Charging:
    I use this at fairly high volumes for hours a day and typically charge about once a week. I don't know the exact run times, but so far I've never gotten to the point where I "needed" to charge and just plugg it into my phone's USB charger (sweet!) whenever I remember to and it has worked for me. That's a fresh experience compared to all my other electronics where the first thing I have to do when I get to work or back home is plug it in. On our camping trip, we had the Rockout playing music and as the audio for a movie on our tablet for most of one night, then plugged it into a Nomad 7 the next morning and had it playing all day and into the next night without ever getting to the end of its charge.

    One last thing about this speaker is that it looks and feels very robust and very cool. I'm pretty careful with my electronics, but some people in my family aren't. Not only did it make it through a lot of abuse with a bunch of kids in the wilderness while camping, it protected my phone inside a pretty rugged housing. I don't care as much about looks either, but if my wife appreciates the looks of an electronic gadget enough to comment on it, you know it looks good. Now I just want to get another one so I can chain them together for double the sound...

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Weak audio connector

    I bought one after seeing witnessing one of the Cotsco inside display. After the second time that I used the device, the connector failed to work accordingly. I had to return this item...Read complete review

    I bought one after seeing witnessing one of the Cotsco inside display. After the second time that I used the device, the connector failed to work accordingly. I had to return this item in less than three days of purchase

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    5.0

    Rock Out 2 Speakers

    By hagar

    from Twin Falls, ID, United States

    Comments about Goal Zero Rock Out 2 Portable Speaker, Green:

    I recently bought this and will not be testing it as I have nothing to play it with. This is my gift for my son who recently returned from Afghanistan and is coming to Idaho to go camping with the family. This is his birthday gift!

     
    4.0

    Good, but needs some improvements

    By Kingfishdude

    from North Palm Beach, FL, United States

    Comments about Goal Zero Rock Out 2 Portable Speaker, Green:

    Had the original Rock Out for almost 2 years and liked it very much except for the lack of external controls. Now own the Rock Out 2 and find it much more convenient. However, and only focusing on the current design, I have two issues. The first is that the 3.5mm jack does not always make a good connection and this causes "feedback" when the unit is paused. This is not the end of the world, but in my opinion, a step down in quality. The second is that, currently the controls are at the bottom of the unit and they need to be at the top. Why? Well when operating the unit, lets say around my pool or hanging on the handlebars of my bicycle, you can't just use your finger to push the buttons, you need to either have if up against something firm or hard or you have to "pinch" it, otherwise you just end-up pushing the unit around. So I use mine upside down and "pinch" the unit to operate the controls with my thumb. Lastly, and this is just a suggestion, it would be nice if there were a Bluetooth option. While listening to music, sometimes I need to use my phone, and it's a bit of a pain to unzip the case, balance the unit on my leg/lap and send/receive texts and/or emails. It would also be nice to be able to use the external controls to pause the music (if necessary) and be able to receive/make calls. But overall, I like the Rock Out 2 product and the renewable power source concept of Goal Zero.

     
    5.0

    Loud and clear, comfortable

    By Dingdong

    from Undisclosed

    Comments about Goal Zero Rock Out 2 Portable Speaker, Green:

    This speaker is great, I'm looking for a long time, finally found it, I brought total 5 of them and give away to friends and family member for when we use it for FaceTime that we don't have to put the face too close and both of us can see large picture, thanks for million who ever design this speaker

     
    5.0

    Exceptional!

    By CathyAnn

    from Missoula, MT, United States

    Comments about Goal Zero Rock Out 2 Portable Speaker, Green:

    I am impressed with the quality of my speaker. I bought it because I couldn't stand using earbuds or headphones any longer. I can have it on low and watch/listen to a video on my laptop, or music from my tablet, a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4, and no one else in the room can hear it so they're not disturbed. I seldom turn the volume up, but when I do, I'm amazed at how good it sounds. So far, I've only used it while at my desk. However, in future, I will be taking it with me when traveling.

     
    4.0

    I bought this two month ago every happy

    By Huntinbuck

    from Orlando, FL, United States

    Comments about Goal Zero Rock Out 2 Portable Speaker, Green:

    Charge wire not so good this got stuf an hard it is still working just won't fit in space made for it .It's the loudest portable speaker I ever had it very loud an clear sounds very good

     
    2.0

    Good Speaker, but no Bluetooth??!

    By HCKJR

    from Kansas, United States

    Comments about Goal Zero Rock Out 2 Portable Speaker, Green:

    Overall, the sound is pretty good and the unit seems well made...but no Bluetooth?! In such a competitive market space, it seems short-sided to market a device without Bluetooth. I just cannot recommend this until there is a wireless option for connection.

     
    5.0

    Great Sound!

    By Jenn

    from New Roads, LA

    Comments about Goal Zero Rock Out 2 Portable Speaker, Green:

    I purchased the Camo Rock Out 2 Speaker for a young adult male, who loves the sound quality and portability for use indoors and outdoors. I suspect it will be his speaker of choice in his truck! Noteworthy is that music sound automatically lowers when a text or call signal is received on a connected mobile phone, so you can choose to answer (must select answer on mobile device). If you answer a call, the music resumes when call ends.

     
    5.0

    Great product!

    By AKbushmaster

    from Remote Alaska

    Comments about Goal Zero Rock Out 2 Portable Speaker, Green:

    The speakers look great, sound great and the charge lasts as advertised. I use them in the harsh environment of bush Alaska and wouldn't use anything else.

     
    5.0

    Great sound

    By Johnboy83

    from Arkansas

    Comments about Goal Zero Rock Out 2 Portable Speaker, Green:

    Bought mine over a year ago. I take it camping with me. I have even taken it on my jet ski. Has great sound, and plenty volume for rocking out. Love it!!!

     
    5.0

    Great for road trips

    By InfiniteCoop

    from Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

    Comments about Goal Zero Rock Out 2 Portable Speaker, Green:

    Two friends and I recently decided to drive from England to Mongolia. Our car was equipped with just two 2" speakers in the dashboard, and so we sought an auxiliary speaker that we could easily attach to/remove from the car. The Rock Out 2 proved to be the ideal solution. We simply ran a cable from our audio receiver to the speaker, ran a zip tie around the passenger's headrest, and used the speaker's elastic bands to attach/detach it. The sound quality was surprisingly good, and was even suitable for audiobooks. The speaker remained charged for hours on end, and when the battery inevitably died, we simply plugged its USB charging cable into the audio receiver for an hour and continued along. Like all Goal Zero products, it's also exceptionally durable. Ours took a few tumbles in the sand, and still worked perfectly. Highly recommended.

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