Updated 1 Mar 2018

Skullcandy

Barricade Mini (S7PCW-J582)

Snapshot: The Skullcandy Barricade Mini (S7PCW-J582) has a battery with above-average runtime. It is light, but can't connect to WiFi.

Barricade Mini (S7PCW-J582)
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$74

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Test results

Overall score
50
Sound
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Sound signal
?/10

Good points

  • Very good sound signal.
  • Good battery.
  • Has a 3.5mm line input.
  • Is battery powered.

But

  • Poor sound.
  • Just OK ease of use.
  • Doesn't have a remote control.

How we test

Overall score is based on:

Sound (45%): Scored by our panel of expert listeners judging a variety of music, spoken word, and other sounds on each device and scoring them out of 10. These scores are collated to get our overall sound score.

Ease of use (45%): Considers the clarity and accuracy of the manuals supplied and the ease of setting up the speaker, as well as connecting it to a device and sending music to the speaker.

Signal (10%): Tested by looking at several factors, including having the audio source in different positions, using various audio sources, interference, obstruction and degradation.

Price is based on an October 2018 survey.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$74

Audio adjustments

Bass on device
×
Treble on device
×
Tone presets on device
×
Bass on app
×
Treble on app
×
Tone presets on app
×

Specifications

Weight (g)
508
Mains powered
×
Apple Airplay
×
Lightning cable port
×
Bluetooth
Handsfree phone over Bluetooth
×
Micro USB port
×
Line in (3.5mm)
Built-in FM radio
×
Battery powered
Battery low indicator
Colour LED light to top of device
Claimed battery life (hours)
6
Battery runtime (mins)
508
Dimensions HxWxD (cm)
96x118x75

Features

Controls

Vol down/ track back, Call/ Track/ Bluetooth pair/ pause, Vol up/ track forward

Microphone
×
Travel case
×
WiFi capable
×
Ethernet capable
×
Headphone jack
Charge external devices via USB
Remote control
×
Audio cable included
×
Streaming services supported
n/a
Audio formats supported
n/a
Multi-room capable
No
Can be paired for stereo
n/a