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Tag: Audio

Ring Box Media Player Pops the Question

Ring Box Media Player Pops the Question
Planning on asking that tech savvy girl for her hand in wedded bliss? Here’s a way to really make a splash when you present her with that all important ring. The $199 Euricase Ring Box has a tiny 2-inch LCD screen and multimedia player built into the lid.

Infinity and Jbl Subwoofers Go Wireless

Infinity and Jbl Subwoofers Go Wireless
Building out that ultimate home theater, but can’t deal with wires running all over the place? Sure, there are plenty of virtual surround systems which consolidate the front, rear and center satellite channels. But all of those really require a subwoofer if you want any meaningful low-end.

Bookshelf Stereo or Stereo Bookshelf?

Bookshelf Stereo or Stereo Bookshelf?
Somebody at Pottery Barn’s PBteen division was assigned the task of creating a bookshelf stereo, and appears to have taken the concept a bit too literally by creating a bookshelf with speakers built into it. Actually, the Modular Speaker Double Shelf is actually a pretty clever idea, combining both a sound system and a storage unit into a single piece of furniture.

They’ve Got the iPod, We’Ve Got the Ibird

They’ve Got the iPod, We’Ve Got the Ibird
Your fancy new iPod might have a touchscreen and Wi-fi, but I’m pretty sure it can’t do this. Not only does the iBird-1000 MP3 Player look like a bowtied penguin wearing headphones (I couldn’t make this stuff up), it can move its mouth and “sing” along with your music.

Ferguson Hill Clear Speakers: Do They Make You Horny?

Ferguson Hill Clear Speakers: Do They Make You Horny?
At almost 5.5-feet tall, you certainly won’t miss these giant speakers in your living room. The Ferguson Hill FH001 loudspeakers feature a huge acrylic horn balanced on a delicate aluminum base. The speakers’ massive horn design allows them to crank out plenty of volume with as little as 5-watts of power driving them.

Davinciaudio Labs Luxury Turntable: Big and Rich

Davinciaudio Labs Luxury Turntable: Big and Rich
At the tip-top of the audiophile market, there’s an elite group of folks who think the best way to listen to music is on a good old-fashioned analog turntable. This record player is for them. The DaVinciAudio Labs AAS Gabriel turntable bases its unique design on the same process that’s used to cut grooves into masters for vinyl discs.

Jazzmutant Lemur Multi-Touch Control for Musicians

Jazzmutant Lemur Multi-Touch Control for Musicians
The other day, I told you about a tabletop multi-touch interface for creating music sequences. While I was researching that story, I came across an interesting touchscreen interactive music controller device that you can actually get your hands on for yourself.

Mp3, Mp4, Mp5 – Whatever It Takes

Mp3, Mp4, Mp5 – Whatever It Takes
I was checking out the bargain basement tech over on DealExtreme this morning, and came across this oddity. According to the manufacturer, what we’ve got here is an MP5, yes M-P-FIVE player. As far as I know, there is no official MP5 file format.

Atree Um10 Portable: Please Define “Dictionary”

Atree Um10 Portable: Please Define “Dictionary”
Why is it that Korea seems to be getting all the coolest gadgets these days? They’re calling the Atree UM10 a pocket dictionary, but I see a whole lot more. Beside looking great, the UM10 is a very capable media player, which can deftly chew through MP4, WMV, MP3, WMA and OGG files with nary a complaint.

Mp3 Player Gets Amplified

Mp3 Player Gets Amplified
Who needs headphones when your MP3 player’s main feature is a big old speaker right smack dab in the middle of it? That’s what these digital music players from China are all about. Lanhui’s LH-555 media players come in several bright colors, and have a retro sort of feel to them.

Dodecasub: 12-Sided Woofer Scores Massive Hit Points

Dodecasub: 12-Sided Woofer Scores Massive Hit Points
I can definitely say I’ve never seen a subwoofer that looks quite like this one. Elemental Designs $2500 Dodecasub offers up ten individual ten-inch subwoofers in a single, geometrically striking package. The enormous multi-element subwoofer looks like a giant twelve-sided die to me.

Soundmatters Slimstage40: Virtual Surround Slims Down

Soundmatters Slimstage40: Virtual Surround Slims Down
Soundmatters is best known for their all-in-one surround sound systems which cram an entire 5.1 home theater into a single small box. Up until now, their designs were still a bit too unwieldy for placement anywhere but on a shelf or on top of rear-projection set.

Magnetox V120 Dvr Looks Nothing Like Mac Mini

Magnetox V120 Dvr Looks Nothing Like Mac Mini
From the separated at birth file comes this digital video recorder from China’s Magnetox, which looks more than a little like Apple’s Mac Mini computers. The Magnetox V120 features the same white and aluminum accented case design as Apple’s popular compact computer.

Crosley Keepsake Retro Turntable Adds USB Ripping

Crosley Keepsake Retro Turntable Adds USB Ripping
Crosley portable turntables have been around since the 1950’s. Now they’ve added a modern spin to their briefcase-like record players by adding the ability to easily rip tracks to your Windows PC or Mac. The Crosley Keepsake USB Turntable not only lets you play back and listen to your old albums through its built-in stereo speakers, but includes a USB output.

Elac Speakers Cones Look Like Crystals

Elac Speakers Cones Look Like Crystals
If you’re looking for some deluxe speakers to complement your shmancy crystal radio, look no further than these noisemakers from ELAC. Their new 240 series speakers feature drivers that look like crystal. They’re made from aluminum covered with a angled crystalline surface that mimics the look of a cut precious gem.

Pacemaker Pocket Dj Demo Vidclip Hits Net

Pacemaker Pocket Dj Demo Vidclip Hits Net
A while back, I told you about a slick, self-contained DJ mixing system called the Pacemaker. At the time, the pocket-sized device looked too much like concept art to be for real. Well, the good news is that the folks over at Digital-Lifestyles managed to get their hands on one for this exclusive video preview, and all I can say is “Wow.”