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EcoXGear SoundExtreme SE26

26" powered sound bar with built-in Bluetooth®

Item # 695SE26

The EcoXGear SoundExtreme SE26 packs a ton of nifty features into a rugged, lightweight sound bar

The EcoXGear SoundExtreme SE26 packs a ton of nifty features into a rugged, lightweight sound bar

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About the EcoXGear SoundExtreme SE26

Crank up your tunes on the trail

The EcoXGear SoundExtreme SE26 packs a ton of nifty features into a lightweight, rugged, and compact sound bar that's ready for fun on land or sea. This 26" outdoor-ready sound bar sports eight marine-grade speakers (four midrange speakers, two side-mounted woofers, and two tweeters) powered by a powerful Class D amplifier. There's a built-in microphone for phone calls, plus easy-to-operate (even with gloves) controls for the FM tuner and other functions on the bar itself. The package also includes a handheld wireless remote that will control both the audio and the lighting.

Crank up your tunes on the trail

The EcoXGear SoundExtreme SE26 packs a ton of nifty features into a lightweight, rugged, and compact sound bar that's ready for fun on land or sea. This 26" outdoor-ready sound bar sports eight marine-grade speakers (four midrange speakers, two side-mounted woofers, and two tweeters) powered by a powerful Class D amplifier. There's a built-in microphone for phone calls, plus easy-to-operate (even with gloves) controls for the FM tuner and other functions on the bar itself. The package also includes a handheld wireless remote that will control both the audio and the lighting.

Multi-color lighting

Speaking of lighting, the SoundExtreme SE26 features multi-color LED backlighting in the mids and woofers. You can select red, green, white, or blue, and set them to glow in one solid pattern or a blinking pattern. There's also a rear-facing multi-color LED light that can be turned on separately from the speaker lights. This light can be synced to your music, blink, or glow steady.

Convenient control

You can use this sound bar's built-in Bluetooth to listen to your favorite music apps or stored tunes streamed from your smartphone. And you don't have to be sitting in the cockpit to control your tunes because Bluetooth 5.0 provides a reliable long-range connection from your smartphone to the sound bar. You can also use the built-in EcoTalk feature to activate the voice assistant on your device (Siri, OK Google, etc.) when you're in Bluetooth mode. 

Built for the outdoors

Outdoor life can be tough on equipment, but this IP66-rated sound bar is built to handle dirt, dust, and water, with a rugged housing, stainless steel hardware, and durable, waterproof connections. The package includes mounting brackets and integrated, threaded mounting holes for a variety of mounting options on off-road vehicles, boats, and even golf carts.

Invite some friends

The SoundExtreme SE26 includes EcoXGear's nifty EcoCast technology, which will let you connect to any EcoXGear speaker with the EcoCast feature. You can daisy-chain up to 100 of these sound bars, so heck, invite your friends, their friends, and friends-of-friends-of friends.

Need more bass? Add a sub!

If you're craving more bass, add on the ExtremeSub ES08 subwoofer. It connects wirelessly to your SoundExtreme soundbar and offers the same outdoor-ready durability you expect from EcoXgear products.

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Product highlights:

    General Features:
    • 26" sound bar designed for ATV, golf cart, and marine use
    • compact, powerful Class D amplifier (500 watts peak)
    • built-in Bluetooth for audio streaming and phone calls
    • built-in FM tuner
    • 8 marine-rated speakers
      • four 2-1/4" midrange speakers with multi-color LED backlighting
      • two side-mounted 4" woofers with multi-color LED backlighting
      • two 1" tweeters
    • rear LED light strip with multi-color lighting
    • waterproof wiring harnesses
    • includes mounting brackets
    • integrated, threaded mounting holes
    • inputs and outputs
      • waterproof 5-volt charging USB port for phones and other devices
      • waterproof 12-volt auxiliary power-out connection cables
      • waterproof AUX-out jack to daisy chain to other wired speakers (speakers sold separately)
      • waterproof AUX-in connection port for wired devices
    • IP66-rated for water and dust resistance
    • power specs: 50 watts RMS (500 peak)
    • dimensions: 27-3/8"L x 5"D x 4-3/4"H
    • remote control included
    • weight: 11 lbs.
    • warranty: 1 year
    • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
    • MFR # SE26

    What's in the box:

    • 26" Soundbar w/attached 10" power/ground/Aux input & output cables
    • 8.5' Power/ground input harness (inline 15A mini-ATO fuse)
    • 5" Power/ground output harness
    • 2 Mounting brackets
    • Wireless remote control (installed CR2032 battery)
    • Rubber remote protector
    • Two 3" worm-clamps
    • Two 2-1/2" worm-clamps
    • Two 12" rubber sleeves
    • Two 3-1/2" hex-socket screws
    • Two 2" hex-socket screws
    • Two 1-1/4" hex-socket screws
    • Two 5/8" hex-socket screws
    • Two 1-1/2" threaded studs
    • Eight 1/2" screws
    • 2 Rubber foot-pads
    • 2 Nylock nuts
    • 2 Large flat-washers
    • 2 Small flat-washers
    • 5mm Allen key
    • User guide
    • Warranty registration card

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    Overview: The ECOXGEAR SoundExtreme SE26 is an all-in-one sound system with an integrated RGB LED lighting system, designed for ATVs, off-road vehicles, marine craft, and golf carts. It includes a built-in 500 watt Class-D amplifier that powers 8 marine-grade speakers in a durable, weather-resistant enclosure. It also includes Bluetooth connectivity for audio streaming, a USB charging port, FM tuner, and a 3.5mm (1/8") stereo Aux input.

    Speaker Array: Eight marine-grade drivers are included in the SoundExtreme: four 2.25" midranges, two 1" tweeters (all front-firing), along with two 4" woofers - one on each end of the speaker bar.

    500W Max Power: The SoundExtreme SE26 employs a 500W (Peak) Class-D amplifier for loud, dynamic sound performance that can be heard out in the open field or over the open water.

    Built-In Bluetooth: The SoundExtreme SE26 offers built-in Bluetooth 5.0 for hands-free communication (HFP) and wireless audio streaming with control (A2DP/AVRCP). You can pair and connect one device at a time. If your already-paired device comes within range of the Party Bar, the two will automatically reconnect.

    • Hands-Free Communication: The soundbar features a built-in microphone and lets you answer/end calls that are incoming from your Bluetooth-enabled smartphone. The caller's voice is heard through the soundbar speaker, while you talk into the soundbar's built-in mic. You will still need to use your smartphone to make a call and then the call will be transferred to the soundbar speaker system.
    • Wireless Audio Streaming: You can also wirelessly stream stored music and music apps from your Bluetooth enabled source device (like a smartphone or tablet) to the SoundExtreme SE26. You can even control music playback functions like Volume up/down, Play/Pause, and Previous/Next Track from the included remote control. Advanced music navigation and song/artist information must still be done on your Bluetooth enabled smartphone or tablet.

    Aux Input/Output: In addition to wireless Bluetooth connectivity, the SoundExtreme SE26 is equipped with a 3.5mm Aux input for connecting a portable audio source with an audio or headphone output. An additional 3.5mm Aux Output port is provided for daisy-chaining the signal to additional soundbars. Both ports have waterproof rubber caps. 

    USB: The SoundExtreme SE26 includes a front-panel USB port (type-A, 2.0) that can provide a 5V/2.1A output for charging portable devices, and includes a waterproof rubber cap.

    Note: The built-in USB port is for device charging only and does not support audio playback.

    FM Radio: A built-in FM tuner lets you tune in FM stations. Right and left arrow buttons let you scan for the next available FM station. Two FM Presets can be stored in the soundbar. When a station is tuned in, pressing and holding the Bluetooth button will store the station as Preset 1. Pressing and holding the Play/Pause button will store a station as Preset 2.

    Integrated RGB LEDs: The SoundExtreme SE26 features a built-in RGB LED illumination system with back-lit midrange speakers, both end-mounted woofers, and an LED light bar running along the rear panel of the soundbar. The speaker LEDs have 6 available Party Light Modes: Red Light, Green Light, White Light, Blue Light, Music Sync, and Fading (slowly cycles through multiple colors). The rear facing LED light bar can be operated independently from the speaker LEDs and includes 5 Light Modes: Red Light, Yellow Light, White (High) Light, White (Mid) Light, and White (Low) Light. The rear light bar can also be synced to the music or lit solid. Both the front and rear LEDs can be operated from the included hand-held remote or the front panel controls.

    Front Panel Controls: Control for the SoundExtreme SE26 can done right from the front of the unit. Weather-proof rubber buttons are provided for Power, Bluetooth (pairing), Volume Up/Down, Fwd & Back Arrows, Play/Pause, and Mode (changes the listening source between Bluetooth, FM, and Aux-in). Two LED buttons let you independently activate the front and end-mounted LEDs. Along with the controls, the front panel includes 4 LED indicators that will light to indicate Power, Bluetooth, Mode, and Status.

    EcoCast: ECOXGEAR's EcoCast technology lets you increase the size of the party by letting you connect multiple EcoCast-equipped speakers (up to 50) to one SoundExtreme EcoCast speaker when using Bluetooth Audio as the sound source. The playback speaker can then broadcast its Bluetooth Audio to the other speakers, with a range of up to 30 feet. Two EcoCast modes can be selected from the front panel or the remote control: EcoCast Transmitter and EcoCast Receiver.

    EcoTalk: Pressing and holding the Play/Pause button lets you activate the voice assistant on your device (Siri, OK Google, etc.) when in Bluetooth mode. When activated, the microphone on the soundbar will pick up your voice commands and transfer them to the voice assistant on your device.

    Remote Control: The SoundExtreme SE26 comes with a hand-held RF remote control for wireless operation of the soundbar speaker. The included RF remote will let you wirelessly control Power On/Off, as well as cycle through Bluetooth, EcoCast Transmitting, EcoCast Receiving, FM, and Aux-In sources. The remote also gives you control of the RGB LED lighting.

    Accessory Output: Along with the power input harness, the SoundExtreme SE26 includes an additional 10" Accessory Output connector. This marine grade SAE connector allows you to easily add another SoundExtreme soundbar that can be powered on/off from the front panel controls or with the remote control (connection cable not included).

    Mounting Options: The SoundExtreme SE26 includes universal L-mount brackets for surface mounting the soundbar speaker, allowing it to be mounted on top of or suspended from a flat surface. 3" and 2-1/2" worm clamps are also included for mounting to roll-bars, waketowers, or cage tubing.

    Power Requirements: The ECOXGEAR SoundExtreme SE26 will require 12-volt power and ground connections to your vehicle or craft. An 8.5' power/ground harness with an in-line 15A mini-ATO fuse is included.

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    I was told this had a rechargeable battery that powers it? However it reads like it needs to be wired in.
    [ Chris  Jun 20, 2022 ]
    1 answer
    A
    Greetings Chris, and thank you for your question. That Sound Extreme SE26 needs power from a 12 volt battery in the vehicle. They have another similar with a removable rechargeable battery pack. The SEB26. https://www.crutchfield.com/p_695SEB26/EcoXGear-SoundExtreme-SEB26.html?tp=83345
    [ Thomas J.  Jun 21, 2022 ]  Staff
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    Can the sound bar be submerged in water up to 1ft for any amount of time? If so how long?
    [ Hunter  May 13, 2022 ]
    1 answer
    A
    This is not designed for submersion for any amount of time. This soundbar is IP66 rated, which means it is dust tight and capable of handling powerful water jets such as spray from a water hose.
    [ Z  May 15, 2022 ]  Staff
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    Are there any subs that I can hook up to this soundbar?
    [ Big hoss  May 09, 2022 ]
    1 answer
    A
    This does have an audio output which can be used with sub/amp systems where the amp has a low-pass filter. I recommend contacting an advisor by calling 1-800-324-9695 to get a personal recommendation on a subwoofer system to use with it
    [ Paul  May 11, 2022 ]  Staff
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    will this work on a sea doo?
    [ Joey  Apr 30, 2022 ]
    1 answer
    A
    Boat yes. Jet Ok I no
    [ LANCE  May 05, 2022 ]
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    i just had one installed and one of the subs is rattling can i get a replacement speaker so i dont have to remove the whole unit ?
    [ james  Apr 04, 2022 ]
    1 answer
    A
    If you purchased the product from Crutchfield, feel free to contact our Tech Support team. Our toll-free Tech Support number is printed on your invoice, and is also available under the "My Orders" tab in the "My Account" section of our website. If you did not purchase the unit from Crutchfield, then you may want to contact the manufacturer.
    [ Kenny  Apr 06, 2022 ]  Staff
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