X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

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

Trumstand iPhone Dock: Your iPhone Joins The Brass Section

by Range
Advertisement

In my case, I’d rather spend money on a killer pair of headphones than speakers, because of where I live. That doesn’t stop me from wondering how this iPhone dock actually sounds. Like many other systems, this one from Japan amplifies the sound of your iDevice without electricity.

trumstand_iphone_dock_1

The Japanese manufacturer Pleiades [JP] designed Trumstand. The acoustic amplifier is made out of gold- or silver-plated brass, and elongated into a long ‘S’ shape. Apparently, this amplifies the bass of the music being played. Just set your iPhone into the rubberized dock to form a tight seal, and you’re all set. Despite the fact that it’s an acoustic amp, they were at least kind enough to include a USB connector for charging your phone while docked.

trumstand_iphone_dock_2

They are quite striking, but I still can’t imagine that amplifying the iPhone’s tiny little speaker could possibly be as good as a proper set of speakers and an amp.

trumstand_iphone_dock_3

The gold version costs ¥158,000 (~$2,000 USD) and the silver ¥138,000 (~$1,800 USD). At those price, you better be sure you’ll like the way they sound.

[via core77]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Exploding Ball Bearings in Slow-mo

Exploding Ball Bearings in Slow-mo

Driven: 2018 Range Rover Velar

Driven: 2018 Range Rover Velar

Deal: YoCam Waterproof Camera

Deal: YoCam Waterproof Camera

Advertisement
The History and Evolution of the Mustang, Challenger, and Corvette

The History and Evolution of the Mustang, Challenger, and Corvette

This Star Trek Shuttlecraft Car Is the Best Use of a Minivan Ever

This Star Trek Shuttlecraft Car Is the Best Use of a Minivan Ever

This Russian Truck Has an Appropriately Russian Easter Egg

This Russian Truck Has an Appropriately Russian Easter Egg