This Frankenstein Device is Part Boombox, Part Projector
Black Enterprise Magazine July/August 2018 Issue

Filed under ‘tech you never thought would be integrated,’ Dashbon’s Flicks is a portable Bluetooth cordless boombox projector.

This mobile entertainment two-in-one device allows users to watch movies in HD LED or jam to Bluetooth 4.0 audio outdoors without having to deal with wall outlets or long extension cords.

It features the ability to project a 100” HD image from just 8 feet away and is compatible with Roku, Google Chromecast, and Amazon Fire TV Stick.

Its two precision-tuned full range speakers with a subwoofer make sure that you can hear everything clearly no matter what is going on outside. The 140 WH model is available for $599 and weighs just over 6 pounds, and the 280 WH model is available for $699 and weighs just less than 8 pounds.

Some specifics from the manufacturer:

-           Cordless, HD LED projector and all-in-one Bluetooth enabled boombox featuring a high-fidelity audio system.

-           Two precision-tuned full range speakers built into the system complete with one subwoofer and a microphone.

-           Project a 100” HD image from just 8 feet away.

-           140WH model provides up to 4 hours of movie playback and 28 hours of Bluetooth music, while the 280WH model provides up to 8 hours of movie playback and 56 hours of Bluetooth music on a single charge.

-           Any device connects to Flicks via Bluetooth or HDMI cable for music streaming, movie watching, and showing a business presentation.

-           Connect your favorite streaming media device to Flicks through the HDMI port and directly powered by the built-in USB port.

-           Patent-pending ventilation system that draws the cool air from the sides of the front grille and carries the hot air to eliminate unsightly and loud exhaust vents on the outside.

-           Light weight and compact with a built in hand grip.

-           140 WH model weighs 6.17 lbs. and 280 WH model weighs 7.72 lbs.

Flicks is currently available for ordering from Dashbon.com or Amazon.

 

 

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Samara Lynn

Samara Lynn is a technology journalist, covering the industry for a decade. Her work appears in The Wirecutter, Tom's Hardware, PC Mag, and other online outlets. She's the author of "Windows Server 2012: Up and Running" and previously worked in the IT industry. She's currently the digital manager at Black Enterprise.


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