Rugged Rukus Review

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The Rugged Rukus by Eton is a speaker system that I really want to recommend and for the most part it delivers on what it promises but there is a persistent recharging issue that continues to dampen my enthusiasm for this portable speaker.

 

Pros:

– great battery life

– loud sound for a small device

– recharges other portable devices via USB

– connects to audio devices via Bluetooth or audio jack

Cons:

– solar panel seems prone to scratches despite solid build quality for the rest of the unit

– solar charging fails to charge internal battery

 

Last word:

Great idea in concept but issues surrounding the solar charging of this device has essentially taken away the most compelling aspect of this product.

2 out 5

Author: K. Takahashi

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