Is the EcoPebble Powerbank waterproof & can the EcoPebble Powerbank be used in water?
YES. The EcoPebble Powerbank meets the IPX7 waterproof standard. The EcoPebble Powerbank can be used in the pool, the hot tub and the ocean without issues. Batten down the hatches and play your tunes worry free! Plus, the EcoPebble Powerbank floats! (Be careful, the charging cap must be closed properly to keep the EcoPebble Powerbank watertight.)
What is IPX7?
The IPX7 Waterproof Standard means that the product is protected against water immersion. ECOXGEAR tests all their products by submerging them in AT LEAST 3 feet of water. This means that our products, including the EcoPebble Powerbank can withstand use in the water. Be careful of other products that claim to be waterproof but are only IPX5 or less. They will leak and sink to the bottom of the pool under the fun conditions above.
Does the EcoPebble Powerbank work with any Bluetooth enabled Device?
The EcoPebble Powerbank waterproof speaker connects to any device that uses Bluetooth connectivity for audio. Laptops, Desktops, Tablets and Smartphones are all compatible! All Apple, Android, Blackberry and Windows devices are sure to be compatible.
How far can the EcoPebble Powerbank be away from my Bluetooth device?
The connectivity for the EcoPebble Powerbank is designed and tested to exceed 30 feet from your Bluetooth device. Walls, leaded glass windows and metal studs inside the drywall will effect the range operation. Of course none of these distractions are outside.
Can you hear the music underwater?
You can play the unit under water. But of course unless you are dolphin, you will not be able to clearly make out the audio. Although you can hear music underwater, the EcoPebble Powerbank was not made for the purpose of listening to music underwater. The quality of the sound will be best heard if above water.
Does the EcoPebble Powerbank require any additional hardware for the speakerphone feature?
No additional hardware is needed to use the speakerphone on the EcoPebble Powerbank. When your smartphone is paired with the EcoPebble Powerbank, you will hear the phone call ring thru the speaker. Simply press the PHONE button on top of the EcoPebble Powerbank to answer the call.
Does the EcoPebble Powerbank need any batteries?
No, the ECOROX comes with a built in Lithium Ion rechargeable battery. You will get over 10 hours of playtime on a single charge. It usually takes 2.5 hours to fully recharge from a low battery state.
How is the EcoPebble Powerbank different from the EcoXBT?
While both other ECOXGEAR speakers are Bluetooth and waterproof speakers, the EcoPebble Powerbank has something that makes it different. The EcoPebble Powerbank is larger device with rear facing sub-woofer to provide maximum bass.