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Ultimate Ears MEGABOOM 3

Waterproof portable Bluetooth® speaker (Night Black)

Item # 596MGBOM3B

“The bass is more than I could have imagined!” That's what one of our customers said about the original...

“The bass is more than I could have imagined!” That's what one of our customers said about the original...

Item # 596MGBOM3B

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About the Ultimate Ears MEGABOOM 3

Bigger, badder bass

“The bass is more than I could have imagined!” That's what one of our customers said about the original MEGABOOM. Well, imagine even more bass. The re-designed Ultimate Ears MEGABOOM 3 delivers fuller, richer lows than the original. And with up to 90 dB of volume, it can really pack a punch.

Bigger, badder bass

Ultimate Ears MEGABOOM 3

The MEGABOOM 3 is completely waterproof.

“The bass is more than I could have imagined!” That's what one of our customers said about the original MEGABOOM. Well, imagine even more bass. The re-designed Ultimate Ears MEGABOOM 3 delivers fuller, richer lows than the original. And with up to 90 dB of volume, it can really pack a punch.

All weather, all fun

The MEGABOOM 3 is completely waterproof, dustproof, and sand-proof. So you can party on the beach, on the slopes, or poolside. Don't worry if it gets knocked into the water. This speaker can withstand submersion down to three feet for up to 30 minutes. And with a 20-hour built-in battery, it might just outlast your party.

The Ultimate Ears POWER UP charging dock is available for easier charging.

App control

The Ultimate Ears BOOM & MEGABOOM app gives you lots of options for your speaker. In the aptly named #PartyUp mode, you can stream simultaneously to up to 150 compatible Ultimate Ear speakers. Party up indeed!

You can also simultaneously pair two devices, so you and a friend can co-DJ. The app lets you adjust your speaker's EQ settings. Even use it as your wake-up alarm with tunes from Pandora® or Spotify® Premium.

One-touch Magic Button

With a wireless pairing range of up to 150 feet, there may be times when you're much closer to your MEGABOOM 3 than the smartphone that's playing the music. For those times, the single top-mounted Magic Button lets you pause, play, and skip tunes. If you're streaming from an iPhone® or iPad® you can even cycle through preset Apple Music® and Deezer® Premium playlists with just that one button.

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Product highlights:

  • powered wireless speaker for use with smartphones, tablets, and other portable devices with built-in Bluetooth
  • 150-foot Bluetooth range
  • two 2" full-range drivers and two 2" x 3" passive radiators for 360° sound
  • maximum volume: up to 90 dB
  • IP67-rated waterproof down to 3 feet, while submerged for up to 30 minutes
  • two-tone all-weather fabric
  • Magic Button — one-touch play/pause/skip control
  • UltimateEars BOOM & MEGABOOM app
    • free download from Apple App Store and Google Play
    • pair 2 devices simultaneously
    • #PartyUpmode — connect up to 150 BOOM 3 and MEGABOOM 3 speakers
    • preset Apple Music and Deezer Premium playlists (subscriptions required)
    • customizable 5-band EQ settings
    • musical alarm with tunes from Spotify, Pandora and more (subscriptions may be required)
    • remote on/off
  • built-in rechargeable battery lasts up to 15 hours
  • micro USB charging cable
  • 3-7/16"W x x 8-7/8"H x 3-11/16D
  • weight: 2 lbs.
  • warranty: 2 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
  • MFR # 984-001390
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What's in the box:

  • Bluetooth portable speaker
  • USB/AC power adapter
  • 4' microUSB-to-USB cable
  • "Let's Get Started" guide
  • Important Information

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Ultimate Ears MEGABOOM 3

Crutchfield customer from Independence, KY on 8/3/2019

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Great sound, a little bigger than I thought

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Crutchfield customer from Grimes, IA on 7/28/2019

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Described perfectly, looks great sounds great

Pros: Plays all day

Cons: None

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Crutchfield customer from Columbus, OH on 7/14/2019

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Great sound quality, long battery life

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Crutchfield customer from Saint Louis, MO on 7/7/2019

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This is the perfect choice for my family. We camp, fish, float and are always outdoors. The speaker gets plenty loud and it's waterproof. Got tested the first day we had it when I dropped it in the river on a float! No issues and continued to play the rest of the day. Battery lasts all day to.

Pros: Loudness and sound quality. Battery life.

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Crutchfield customer from Manasquan, NJ on 7/1/2019

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Great product. Great sound easy to use

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I was hoping a better performance.

Crutchfield customer from Rincon, PR on 4/28/2019

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After reading multiple reviews this brand and this particular model was in the top 5, I was looking for that loud experience.It sound loud in close areas and small rooms, it comes with an app where you can turn off or turn on, adjust the volume and equalizer. But I was expecting more, even with the equalizer levels the sound it wasn't too clear, like have more treble and lows, In open area the sound is not to clear ,I was hopping, better bass punch, in the other reviews said at certain low frequencies it gets a little distortion which is true. But I recommend this speaker because is water proof and you can control and see how much left is the battery power.

Pros: If you find a good deal, this speaker will do what you need loud sound, and it includes an app where you can control volume, equalizer and see how much battery the speaker have.

Cons: I open areas is not loud I was expecting more, I wasn't able to get the highs clear, the sounds go out with a lot bass and mid.

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Too soon to tell.

Crutchfield customer from Cheney, WA on 4/13/2019

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Not yet actually in use - will be part of an upgrade to Wi-Fi connectivity throughout my system to eliminate a lot of cables, and easier upgrades in the future.

Pros: Compact - should fit just about anywhere.

Cons: ~ none so far too soon to tell.

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What a great speaker!

Crutchfield customer from Bluffton, SC on 4/7/2019

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Wow, what a great Bluetooth speaker. The sound quality is super and this is the easiest system to use. From my Bluetooth device I can power on or off the speaker and I can control the volume as well. This was a smart and easy purchase.

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Plenty of sound in a strong package

John from Memphis, TN on 1/11/2019

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Bought this for my high school senior as something he can take to college. I have the smaller UE Boom 2 and have been very pleased with the sound quality and battery life. I can place the smaller Boom 2 in the dashboard of the golf cart and it stays put. Can get through several rounds of golf before recharging. It is plenty loud, whether you are listening in the den, dining room, office or outside. The Megaboom 3 packs an even greater punch. I thought it would be much heavier than the B2, but that is not the case. Only slightly heavier. Seems to be well made. If it is like the B2, it handles bumps, falls and splashes with ease. Overall i think they make a great product. I do not like the idea of inviting Amazon or Google into my home, which is why i opted for this model rather than the Blast.

Pros: Durable - can handle falls and splashes. Great battery life Gets more than loud enough for me

Cons: The Megaboom is less compact that the Boom 2, but it does pack more punch

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Dale from St John, VI on 1/7/2019

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Excellent product. Might not be fair as it is bluetooth, but easier to use than Sonos.

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UE Megaboom 3

James from Schertz, TX on 11/25/2018

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Great speaker with awesome sound and durability!

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Best Bluetooth Speaker

Crutchfield customer from Los Angeles, CA on 10/15/2018

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Awesome speaker. I'm convinced this is the best entry level bluetooth speakers. Quick shipping and excellent communication from the staff. Overall, I'm very pleased!

Pros: Loud, great battery life, portable

Cons: No voice assistant

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Features & specs

Features
Weather-resistant Yes
Waterproof Yes
Speakerphone Mic No
NFC Touch Pairing No

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Features

Bluetooth Audio Streaming: The UE MegaBoom 3 offers supports for Bluetooth audio streaming. You'll be able to wirelessly stream stored music, music apps, and other audio content on your Bluetooth-enabled device to the UE Boom 3. You can even control basic playback functions such a Play/Pause and Previous/Next Track from the UE MegaBoom 3 speaker. It offers a wireless range of up to 150' (45m). You can pair up to 8 Bluetooth enabled devices and keep two devices connected at the same time to the UE MegaBoom 3.

Note: The UE MegaBoom 3 does not offer support for Bluetooth hands-free phone communication for making and answering phone calls.

Rugged Two-Tone Fabric: The UE MegaBoom 3 is covered in a two-tone fabric that is tough and beautiful. Engineered from materials used in motorcycle jackets and fire equipment, this rugged textile fabric is built for extremes conditions. A custom dying process is used to give the fabric a two tone look. There is a small sewn-in loop strap that can accommodate a carabiner clip (sold separately).

Waterproof & Floats: The UE MegaBoom 3 is built tough and through more than 25 rigorous durability tests; including 1000s of button pushes, tumbles, drop tests and more. Its water, dust, and drop proof with a IP67 rating. It can be totally submerged in 3.3' (1m) of water for up to 30 minutes. It even floats. So when you drop it into the pool, it will float back up to the surface.

Note: Always thoroughly rinse and dry the speaker, microUSB port, and charging ring with fresh water after using it in a swimming pool or the ocean. While the speaker is waterproof, the chemicals and salt in your pool or the ocean can damage the waterproof seals over time if not rinsed off after use.

Spatial 360° Sound: The UE MegaBoom 3 Bluetooth speaker features two 2" full-range drivers and dual 2" x 3" passive radiators wrapped around the speaker enclosure for immersive, stereophonic sound in all directions. The speaker utilizes Digital Signal Processing (DSP) to carefully balance audio at all volume levels and preserve as much of the dynamic range as possible, so your music can be loud and still sound clean and full of detail.

Ultimate Ears Boom & MegaBoom App: The Ultimate Ears Boom & MegaBoom App (for Apple iOS 10.3+ and Android OS 5.0+) provides enhanced features for the UE MegaBoom 3 speaker. Use the app for features like Remote On/Off, One-Touch Play, Customizable EQ, Block Party, PartyUp, Musical Alarm, and Firmware Updates.

  • Remote On/Off: You can power the UE MegaBoom 3 Bluetooth speaker on or off through the Ultimate Ears Boom & MegaBoom app.
  • One-Touch Play: Using the app, you can set up one-touch playlists (for Apple Music and Deezer Premium) from the Boom 3 speaker's "Magic" button.
  • Customizable EQ: You can select the best sound for different occasions with 4 different EQ presets (Bass Jump, Off the Walls, Voices, and Off). In addition to the speaker's EQ presets, use the app's fully customizable 5-band equalizer to further tweak the mids, highs and lows so that they're just right for you and your music.
  • Party Up: PartyUp lets you connect 150 UE Boom, Boom 2, Boom 3, MegaBoom, and MegaBoom 3 speakers using the app to create huge sound. Make sure all speakers have the latest firmware update.
  • Block Party: Block Party lets you and your friends (up to 3) play DJ through your UE Boom 2, Boom 3, MegaBoom, and MegaBoom 3 speakers. Make sure all speakers have the latest firmware update.
  • Musical Alarm: The Ultimate Ears Bluetooth portable speaker can be set to wake you up with your favorite songs, Spotify playlists, Pandora stations and more.
  • Firmware Updates: Firmware and software updates are provided through the Ultimate Ears Boom & MegaBoom App.

Rechargeable Battery: The UE MegaBoom 3's lithium-ion rechargeable battery provides up to 20 hours of playback time on a single charge. The battery is easily recharged using the included USB/AC power adapterand 4' microUSB-to-USB cable. You can also charge the speaker's battery using the UE Power Up charging dock (sold separately). By pressing the speaker's volume up/down buttons together, you will hear a voice prompt indicating the percentage of battery life left.

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Customer Q&A

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Crutchfield asked: Why did you buy this?
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Great product [ LES  Mar 24, 2019 ]
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Have had the UE Boom 2 for a couple of years now and it still sounds great, whether on my desk, around the campsite or in the golf cart. Buying the Megaboom 3 for my son to take to college. [ John  Dec 17, 2018 ]
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Crutchfield recommendation [ Dale  Nov 09, 2018 ]
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It's an ultimate for its purpose requires no wires only Bluetooth [ Paul  Oct 06, 2018 ]
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Awesome reviews and good sound from other UE products [ Mark  Jul 24, 2019 ]
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Bought one for my nephew and we love it. [ Keith  Jun 01, 2019 ]
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From multiple reviews. Thumbs Up!!! [ Marlice  Nov 05, 2018 ]
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Wired Review [ Robert  Nov 04, 2018 ]
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I own one and you can sync two together for great sound [ Jeff  Jun 06, 2019 ]
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2 questions already asked

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How does this compare to the original mega boom? Curious to know if it is worth an upgrade?
[ Lindsey  Dec 14, 2018 ]
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Lindsey, I cannot answer as never had a Megaboom, but can tell you very satisfied including comparing to my Sonos 3s. Dale
[ Dale  Dec 15, 2018 ]
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The Megaboom 3 has spectacular sound and I'm really enjoying it. I can't answer the question as this is the first megaboom I've owned. The 3 is worth the money spent.
[ BRUCE  Dec 15, 2018 ]
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I have old one and I just brought the latest one. They both still sound great and the new mega boom seems to sound better. I have paired them together and wow they broke the sound barrier.
[ Gilbert  Dec 15, 2018 ]
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I have both. In terms of sound there are almost identical with the 3 heading a bit more towards clarity and the original more to bass. I like the hook tonput it hanging on the 3 better. The original has a hook on the underside. One advantage of the original is that it has a plug to connect a 1/8" cable which I use in my projector for outdoor movie night. The 3 is strictly bluetooth.
[ Jose  Dec 14, 2018 ]
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I have no knowledge of the original mega boom. The sound is crisp on the mega boom 3. The bass is so so. It works for me for what I am using it for.
[ Marlice  Dec 14, 2018 ]
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I only upgraded because I lost my original megaboom. If you still have the original megaboom, stick to it. I feel the original was a bit louder, but megaboom3 has a bit more bass imo. The app could use a refresh, currently on android phone and do not have deezer account. I just have Amazon Music, Spotify, and Pandora.
[ Mark Angelo  Dec 14, 2018 ]

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