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Alpine Electronics Goes Beyond the Drive with the New Turn1™ Waterproof Bluetooth® Speaker

The speaker is tuned for open-air adventures outside the vehicle 

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (Jan. 14, 2021) – Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. announces the Turn1™ Waterproof Bluetooth® Speaker.

“Alpine is known for crafting premium sound solutions for the drive. However, Alpine saw a need for the moments after the drive,” said Mike Anderson, Vice President and General Manager, Brand Business Unit, Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. “We’re excited to introduce a product that can go everywhere our customers can go.”

Tuned for Adventure

Adventure doesn’t stop at the drive and that’s why Alpine introduced a new portable music experience with the Turn1™.

With two midrange speakers, two tweeters, and two external passive radiators, the Turn1™ provides a stereo sound performance that can produce up to 40-watts of powerful sound. The speaker is waterproof and tuned to be played outside, so even in open-air with wind or other noise, music still comes through clear.

Music on Demand

The Turn1™ has a 33-foot working distance and over 12 hours of playtime to keep up with any adventure. The multi-unit pairing function connects up to two Turn1™ speakers when more sound is desired. A built-in mic offers hand-free calling functionality.

When it comes time to charge the Turn1™, a micro-USB to USB is available for convenient and quick charging (between 4 – 6 hours) from a vehicle or home. The auto power-off feature ensures efficient use of the battery.


Transporting the Turn1™ speaker is easy with the included 3-foot carry strap. A separate package is available that includes a Turn1™ Portable Bluetooth Speaker and a universal mounting bracket designed to attach to the inside bars of select Jeep® Wranglers and Side x Side Solutions.

The cast metal bracket is designed with a foam backing to ensure protection from scratches on the vehicle when in use. Easily remove the speaker with the quick-release straps on the brackets and throw the carry strap over your shoulder for on-the-go listening.  

The Turn1™ and the Turn1™ mounting bracket package will ship in January 2021 at a MAP of $199.95 and $249.95, respectively, and will be available to purchase directly from Alpine on or at Preferred Online Stores.

Tech specs:

  • Bluetooth® Wireless Audio Streaming
  • 12+ Hours Playtime (varies by volume and level and audio content) 
  • Waterproof: IPX67
  • True Wireless Stereo (TWS) Multi-Unit Pairing (pairs up to two speakers)
  • Built-in Mic for Hands-Free calling
  • Auto Power Off 
  • Dual External Passive Radiators for open-air bass extension
  • Micro-USB to USB Charge
  • 3 ft Carry Strap Included 
  • Product Dimensions:  280mm x 118mm x 120mm (11.02” x 4.65” x 4.72”)
  • Weight: 1730g (3lbs, 13oz)
  • Output: 36-watt RMS, 40-watts Peak 
  • Frequency Response: 50Hz-20kHz
  • Signal-to-Noise (S/N) Ratio: >70dB
  • Transmission Distance: 33 feet
  • Bluetooth® Version: 5.0 
  • Battery Capacity: 3600mAh 
  • Battery Type: Built-in Li-Ion
  • Playing Time: 7 – 8 (at 70% volume); 12 – 14 hours (at 50% volume) 
  • Charging Time: 4 – 6 hours 
  • Charging Voltage: 5V/ 1.7A
  • Aux Input: 3.5mm Audio Cable Input 

The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Alpine Electronics of America is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners.

Jeep® is a registered trademark of FCA US LLC.

Product information is based upon current information at the time of press but cannot be guaranteed. All designs, features, specifications, and delivery dates are subject to change without notice. 

Alpine Electronics, Inc. is an automotive electronics manufacturer that provides consumers and leading automakers with audio, video, navigation, and driver assistance products. The company specializes in system integration solutions with innovative vehicle entertainment and information technologies. Alpine’s R&D and manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, and North America ensure that all products address the real-world requirements of drivers in each market. The company is committed to developing safe, comfortable, and eco-friendly automotive electronics products. Alpine Electronics, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of ALPS ALPINE CO., LTD.   

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