Last Updated: 16 Apr 2019 (Refresh Now)

BoomStick Psychoacoustic Portable Amp and Audio Enhancer Silver

Last Updated: 16 Apr 2019 (Refresh Now)
7.4
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
108
Old Reviews
12
Unverified
19
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0.14 meters
SIZE
Yes
3.5 MM JACK

Review Summary - 77 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Sound Quality
 30
listening, sound quality, louder, improve, hiss
+87%
-13%
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" ...  The sound of this unit is fantastic!  ...  "
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" ...  It makes about 95% of my music come alive.  ...  "
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" ...  Once you use this to listen to your music you won't go back. ... If you want to get more out of your headphones and music, definitely buy this product (amp)!  ...  "
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" ...  This Does not only give it the power needed but sounds so much crisper on a system that was already crisp  ...  "
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" ...  You can definitely hear much better with this amp. ... I heard parts of the music i have never heard of before. ... only $10 will get you amazing sound quality.  ...  "
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" ...  When I turned the device on I was pleasantly surprised by the dramatic improvement it made in my Kindle sound. ... As for how it sounds, I estimate that it produces about 5 db of overall gain, and a slight boost of perhaps 2 db more at he bass and treble end.  ...  "
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" ...  Better than Fiio for sound and convenice.  ...  "
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" ...  This little amp give them the punch they need.  ...  "
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Bass
 15
boost, boomstick, boom, enhancer, distorted
+100%
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" ...  Best Bass ever  ...  "
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" ...  as it turns out, you can run more than one boomstick in line and get more sound, but beware the bass boost gets a bit cringy with cheap speakers and will go all distorted when its too high, but a single boomstick works fine at full blast.  ...  "
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" ...  The highs, and mid-range were clearer with bass being turned up but also multi spectrum instead of just being cranked into muddy thumping.  ...  "
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" ...  Didn’t expect much, looked gimmicky but it really does improve the sound, especially the bass.  ...  "
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" ...  Volume and bass boost are significant.  ...  "
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" ...  At the same time I bought this unit, I bought M-Audio bass traveler. ... The bass boost on the boomstick is more tolerable to my inner ears.  ...  "
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" ...  Seems to give a nice bass boost and volume boost  ...  "
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" ...  Definitely increase loudness and base definition but was not actually a true DAC  ...  "
Headphones
 15
headphone, earphones, phone, music, headphone jack
+87%
-13%
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" ...  If you want to get more out of your headphones and music, definitely buy this product (amp)!  ...  "
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" ...  I've had a couple headphone amps in the past and this one is just amazing!  ...  "
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" ...  Nice sound when paired with high or low end headphones.  ...  "
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" ...  I am using the earbuds that came with my Samsung S8.  ...  "
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" ...  He adds a punch on my 25 dollar ps4 headset and makes all my earbuds sound way nicer!  ...  "
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" ...  I do recommend having higher end headphones!  ...  "
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" ...  The idea being that it will "boost" the sound from your "source" into your earphones.  ...  "
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" ...  If you are frustrated by your phone lack of power or volume when using wired earbuds /headphones these are a decent booster.  ...  "
Volume
 9
louder, boost, music, kindle, hearing
+78%
-22%
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" ...  It literally "boosts" or increases the volume (as measured in db) selectively across the mid- and upper-ranges.  ...  "
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" ...  Volume and bass boost are significant.  ...  "
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" ...  I love what it does to increase volume and enhance any music your listening to.  ...  "
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" ...  This makes my phones music sound alot better and louder.  ...  "
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" ...  But it mainly helps with volume.  ...  "
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" ...  Amplifies not too loud but can hear very clearly despite my hearing loss.  ...  "
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" ...  Its perfect for the times when you run out of volume  ...  "
Price
 7
bit, skeptical, point, louder, especially
+100%
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" ...  The price is a bargain.  ...  "
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" ...  Works okay for the price  ...  "
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" ...  I was a bit skeptical due to the price.  ...  "
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" ...  This amp is one of the best you can get for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  For the price, especially, you can't go wrong.  ...  "
Cables
 7
plug, clip, cable, also, port
+43%
-57%
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" ...  They should have also put a clip on it, and made the input cord detachable.  ...  "
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" ...  Because for some reason aux port or wires seem to not give out much power.  ...  "
Battery Life
 7
charge, light, charged, point, last
+29%
-71%
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" ...  OK, I figured stock charge probably already drained out. ... It was then I figured that the BoomStick I got had a defective battery. ... Dead battery aside, this is not a product that I would recommend.  ...  "
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" ...  So I have no idea if it is charged at all.  ...  "
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" ...  About a month or two ago, my Kindle Fire showed signs of impending battery failure. ... All rechargeable batteries give out so I was more or less, expecting this issue at some point.  ...  "
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" ...  It has to be recharged and does not last 3 hours of music.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 5
tablet, little, earphones, device, aux
+60%
-40%
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" ...  For 10 bucks, it’s a great little device!  ...  "
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" ...  It's a cool little device.  ...  "
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" ...  Wife swears by the improvement over a straight aux connection to the car or using headphones directly to her phone.  ...  "
Controls
 4
pocket, constantly, volume, device, change
+50%
-50%
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" ...  They should have also put the boom button more recessed because it is constantly turning off and on when it is in my pocket.  ...  "
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" ...  But, the ONE truly annoying thing about this device is the on/off button. ... I am still figuring out a cover for the button to keep it from constantly getting bumped off in my pocket.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 4
3
+25%
-75%
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" ...  The device is defective.  ...  "
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" ...  I wasn't even thinking about bargain days. ... But, there are other issues. ... I expect it to fail within months.  ...  "
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" ...  Obviously a factory defect.  ...  "
Fit
 4
fit, connector, around, plug, headphone
+25%
-75%
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" ...  I may get around to attaching it to my Kindle with Velcro tape in back.  ...  "
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" ...  So I unplugged the Boomstick and put my earphones into my phone and all was fine, as usual.  ...  "
Comfort
 4
earbuds, boost, work, one, headphones
+75%
-25%
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" ...  The bass boost on the boomstick is more tolerable to my inner ears.  ...  "
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" ...  As far as quality, there's more boost to the mids, with my untrained ear anyway.  ...  "
Returns
 3
-100%
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" ...  Yes, I can return it and file an RMA, but at this point, it's just going to be too much trouble and costly on my part.  ...  "
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" ...  I can't return it because the cost of return shipment is about the same as the item price .  ...  "
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" ...  I threw it in the trash  ...  "
Marketplace
 3
received
+33%
-67%
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" ...  The seller won't respond to my emails. ... don't buy from the seller.  ...  "
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" ...  Obviously a factory defect.  ...  "
Ports
 3
port, plugged, un, plug, aux
-100%
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" ...  So I charged it for an hour or so, un-plugged the USB cable and tried powering it on. ... But when I plug the USB cable back, THEN it powers up. ... I did try charging it for 2+ hours then un-plugged the USB cable.  ...  "
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" ...  The micro-USB port on the device is tight and I suspect it will break with repeated insertions for recharging.  ...  "
Build Quality
 3
one
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Now let's see how durable it is.  ...  "
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" ...  Otherwise, the construction feels solid, although plastic.  ...  "
Charging
 3
plugged, charging, usb, hours, device
+33%
-67%
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" ...  OK, I figured stock charge probably already drained out. ... So I charged it for an hour or so, un-plugged the USB cable and tried powering it on. ... I did try charging it for 2+ hours then un-plugged the USB cable.  ...  "
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" ...  According to the instruction booklet, when I plug the device into my USB port, the battery charges. ... So I have no idea if it is charged at all.  ...  "

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Specifications

Body
Size:  0.14 meters
Connectivity
3.5 mm Jack:  Yes