This speaker is built with the patio and the poolside in mind. Buy it for that, not for indoor listening.
Soundcast’s $350 VG5 is a 17-inch tall outdoor speaker designed for beach parties and other audio mayhem in large outdoor spaces. Given one of those environments, where the VG5’s sound has room to breathe and mix, most listeners will appreciate its sonic qualities. But it’s not the speaker you want for smaller spaces or for quiet listening sessions.
Design and specs
I’ve already mentioned the 17-inch height of the VG5. It’s also a hefty 7.75-inches deep and across and weighs in at just under 12 pounds. Those dimensions mean there’s plenty of breathing space for the 6-inch down-firing woofer and twin, side-firing 3-inch broad-frequency drivers.
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