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Tag: Sound

U27 Space Capsule Media Player Splashes Down

U27 Space Capsule Media Player Splashes Down
With a name like U27, this all-in-one desktop audio system may sound like some sort of old German submarine, but its looks are clearly inspired more by Apollo 13 than by Das Boot. The system combines both an MP3 player and a compact speaker system in a single conical device.

Step Into the Audio Spotlight

Step Into the Audio Spotlight
These ceiling mounted speakers from Holosonic Research precisely direct a beam of sound so it can only be heard if you’re standing directly inside the focused area they project. Their square Audio Spotlight speakers easily mount in place of standard 2′ x 2′ ceiling tiles and project a perfectly focused tunnel of sound towards the people standing beneath them.

Santa Claus iPod Speakers: Ho Ho Hum

Santa Claus iPod Speakers: Ho Ho Hum
I saw these ridiculous looking speakers over on 7Gadgets and just had to give them a mention. The perfect accompaniment to your sequined Christmas sweater, these goofy speakers let you listen to your favorite holiday tunes emanating from the O-shaped mouth of of good old Saint Nick.

Lars & Ivan Hybrid iPod Dock Amp: Just Add Speakers

Lars & Ivan Hybrid iPod Dock Amp: Just Add Speakers
This unique iPod docking station combines a home for your media player with a powerful tube-based amplifier. Unlike most iPod docking stereos, Lars & Ivan’s PA-40Ti Hybrid iPod Dock skips the built-in speakers, and instead gives you 40 watts of stereo amplification that can power speakers of your choosing.

Infocus Play Big Projector: Big Picture, Big Pixels

Infocus Play Big Projector: Big Picture, Big Pixels
Wanna play your video games on a massive screen, but don’t have thousands of dollars to spend on a huge flat screen? This new projector from InFocus lets you play games and movies at sizes between 40-inches and 210-inches diagonal for under $500.

Concrete Speakers From 25togo: Heavy Duty Sound

Concrete Speakers From 25togo: Heavy Duty Sound
These substantial bookshelf speakers from Taiwan’s 25togo feature cabinets made from concrete. The cement and glass construction of the In Visible City speakers is said to project a powerful, clean sound profile. The compact speakers feature angled corners, which afford them flexibility in placement.

Denon S-52 Tabletop Stereo Packs a Punch

Denon S-52 Tabletop Stereo Packs a Punch
This new audio system from Denon is loaded with just about every feature you’d ever want in compact stereo. The Denon S-52 combines a radio, CD player, iPod Dock and wireless audio streaming in a single box.

Desktop Boat Speaker: Come Sail Away

Desktop Boat Speaker: Come Sail Away
Here’s a speaker for your computer that’s unlike anything I’ve seen before. The Nexspeaker FS-701SW sound system is designed to look like a wee sailboat that you can set on your desk. Left and right channel speakers are embedded into the sails, while the boat’s hull serves as the woofer.

7.1 Surround From Your Headphones

7.1 Surround From Your Headphones
If you’re on the road with your laptop and missing your theater setup at home, here’s a way to capture a bit of that big surround sound feel on the cheap. The Virtual 7.1 Channel Adapter plugs into your USB port and adds virtual surround to your current PC audio system.

Eek! Speakers That Look Like Mice (Sorta)

Eek! Speakers That Look Like Mice (Sorta)
In the beginning, there were speakers that looked like dogs, then along came some cats, so I guess it was only a matter of time before the rodentia would feel left out of the audio food chain.

R2-D2 Speakers Play More Than Beeps and Blips

R2-D2 Speakers Play More Than Beeps and Blips
Star Wars fans, here’s another fun R2-D2 inspired gadget to add to your collection. Japan’s Taito has created these multimedia speakers based on everybody’s favorite cylindrical droid. Unlike their movie doppelgangers, each droid’s head flips open like a trashcan to reveal a speaker.

Sony Srs-Ax10 Speakers: the Aliens have Landed

Sony Srs-Ax10 Speakers: the Aliens have Landed
Maybe it’s just me, but latest desktop speakers from Sony remind me of something out of the original War of the Worlds movie. The new SRS-AX10 speaker system offers a bold design that floats its speaker drivers in the air.

Audio-Technica Titanium Headphones Will Blow Your Mind

Audio-Technica Titanium Headphones Will Blow Your Mind
If you’re looking for a really, really serious pair of headphones, look no further than this new limited edition model from Audio-Technica. The ATH-A900ti is a special version of the company’s A900 audiophile headphones in a special titanium finish.

Yamaha Player Pianos Add Internet Music Streaming

Yamaha Player Pianos Add Internet Music Streaming
Yamaha has always been on the cutting edge of piano technology, and has just announced a cool new feature for their Disklavier player pianos. Their already amazing self-playing pianos can now stream content live over the Internet.

Supper Sound System Sounds Scrumptious

Supper Sound System Sounds Scrumptious
Japan’s Taguchi Craft company is readying a new sound system that’s designed to looks like pieces you might find on your dining table. The Supper Sound System is a series of speakers mounted inside of vessels that look like ceramic tumblers and bottles along with a base station that looks like a serving dish.

Urock Guitar Mp3 Player for Rockers With Tiny Hands

Urock Guitar Mp3 Player for Rockers With Tiny Hands
This might look like a real guitar and amplifier, but it’s actually an MP3 player. The uRock is a tiny little guitar that stores your MP3s along with a matching mini amp that’s lets you play back your tunes out loud.