Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Learn more.

Sell Your Whole Studio (and Then Some) for This $189,600 Goldmund Amplifier

by Lambert Varias
Advertisement

If like me you’ve never heard of audio & video equipment manufacturer Goldmund before then you probably don’t know their tagline, which they took from Alice in Wonderland: “Take care of the sense, and the sounds will take care of themselves.” I think we can all see the irony here; that line does not make much sense, seeing as it’s taken from a fairy tale crazier than an LSD addict’s wildest wet dreams. But whatever that “sense” is that’s being alluded to by Goldmund, I can say that it’s not common sense. Not if you’re a company that sells amplifiers worth $189,600 USD.

telos5000-1

The insanely expensive equipment is called the Telos 5000, a 5000-watt amplifier that is so revolutionary, Goldmund had to create “a few completely new circuits, some of them using technologies never used before in Audio Amplifiers, such as Martian & Borg technology.” The Telos 5000 is equipped with “16 separate high-power transformers developing a power close to 10,000 watts”, and an “Alize 7 D/A converter completely new designed to create a final resolution above 130dB”. The Telos 5000 must be so good that if you plug in a toaster it will sound like Eric Johnson, and if you plugged in a real guitar to the Telos 5000 and made Eric Johnson play the guitar, we will have world peace.

telos5000-2

Or maybe not. But for $189,600 the Telos 5000 had better be freaking awesome. What’s even more astounding is that it’s almost sold out. True story.

[via DVICE]



The Problem with Cheetahs

The Problem with Cheetahs

The History of The Sims

The History of The Sims

Hot Wheels Unleashed (Trailer)

Hot Wheels Unleashed (Trailer)

Advertisement
Standard Range Model Y Disappears from Tesla Website

Standard Range Model Y Disappears from Tesla Website

The Epic 2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 has an Epic Price

The Epic 2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 has an Epic Price

2021 Ford Ranger Tremor Review: Off-Road Truckin’

2021 Ford Ranger Tremor Review: Off-Road Truckin’

Advertisement