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Aq Amigo Laptop Speaker: the Macbook Air of Speakers

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The AQ Amigo is made of plastic, but it’s so thin it seems more fragile than a pair of ceramic speakers. At 0.98 inches thick, it’s just a bit fatter than a typical laptop screen.


The speaker is equipped with two 1.2-watt 19 mm “Exciter” drivers. AQORD Ltd. says that “the Exciter itself turns electrical audio signal into vibrations through the use of magnetism. Unlike a traditional speaker, which has a speaker cone, it can be fixed to any solid surface to make the surface vibrate, in turn producing the sound.”


Even with its promises of “lush, deep bass” we can’t expect a speaker this small to be mind-blowingly good, but you have to admit that it’s other features – small size, built-in clip, USB-powered – makes it worth considering if you’re looking for a portable speaker.


You can order the AQ Amigo at aqudos for £20 (appx. $32 USD).

[via Everything USB]