Bose 251 Outdoor Speaker Review
What is the first name that comes to mind when it comes to outdoor speakers? I’m going to go ahead bet you’re thinking Bose, a household name for good quality speakers. Bose lives up to its reputation in delivering one of the best outdoor speakers in the industry, the Bose 251 Environmental Outdoor Speakers . Although Bose is also known for it’s more expensive price tags, their most popular and highest rated outdoor speakers ring in at just under $400. At 100+-watts of power, the 251 Environmental speakers are a great price when compared with others in their league. They will blow you away with their crisp and balanced sound, delivering a stellar performance with a wide range so you can enjoy them no matter where you are in or around your house.
coated steel grille. They are rated as one of the best outdoor speakers for durability and are engineered to survive extreme weather conditions such as snow, rain, salt and sun. They have been put through the test, as Bose engineers re-create extreme environmental conditions and simulate years of exposure to assure a consistent and reliable performance. And if that isn’t enough to ease your anxieties of making such an investment, Bose additionally offers a 5 year warranty.
Of our top 5 speakers, the Bose 251 speaker is the most attractive in our opinion, featuring a sleek and modern design obtainable in a black or white finish. An integrated mounting bracket is included, making installation as seamless as possible. Just take note that these are designed to be mounted vertically. Regardless, these portable outdoor speakers are sure to look and sound while you are barbecuing, swimming, doing yard work or just enjoying the crisp and clear sound in your outdoor haven.
How Do the Bose 251 Speakers Sound?
Specifications & Features of the Bose 251 Speakers
- Power handling-speakers: 50-watt
- RMS Power Range-amplifiers: 100-watt
- Dimensions: 13.5” H x 5.75” W x 8” D
- Weight: 8 lbs each
- Warranty: 5 year limited
- Colors available: Black, White
- Designed to withstand: Sun, high humidity, rain, snow, salt and fog (temperature extremes -40° F to 158° F)
- (2) 2.5″ environmental Twiddler drivers per speaker
- (1)5.25″ environmental woofers per speaker
- Compatible with: 1) amplifiers or receivers rated 10-200 watts per channel/rated 4 to 8 ohms; 2) 100-watts IEC continuous power handling; rated 6 ohms
Should You Buy the Bose 251 Outdoor Speakers?
You can’t go wrong investing in the Bose 251 Environmental Outdoor Speakers series. With a price tag under $400 and a peak power of 200-watts, you will be impressed with the powerful, yet natural performance they never fail to deliver. In addition to great sound, you will get a name you can trust and that has an excellent reputation in the speaker business for delivering top quality sound. The classy design and easy installation is just the icing on the cake. No matter where you decide to place your speakers, they are sure to give you years of exceptional listening pleasure for many years to come. Interested in other speakers Bose has to offer? Check out our full reviews of the Bose 151 Environmental Outdoor Speakers, the Bose Soundlink Mini Portable Speaker and the Bose Freespace 51 landscape speakers.