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Tag: Speaker

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.

Urban Fidelity Planet Speakers Land on Earth

Urban Fidelity Planet Speakers Land on Earth
While the metal “planets” floating above these speaker cones may look a bit like disco balls, they actually serve a purpose. The spheres are designed to disperse sound in a perfect 360-degree soundfield. Designer Markus Duevel is the mind behind the Urban Fidelity Planet Speakers.
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Yamaha Ysp-500: Virtual Surround Gets Downsized

Yamaha Ysp-500: Virtual Surround Gets Downsized
The latest in Yamaha’s series of “Digital Sound Projectors” takes the critically-acclaimed virtual surround technology found in their larger YSP series and shrinks it down to a box that’s just 24-inches wide. (The full-sized models are around 40-inches wide).

360-Degree Speaker Produces Sound in Every Direction

360-Degree Speaker Produces Sound in Every Direction
Industrial designer Pieter Maes, one of the artists responsible for developing LaCie’s cool golden hard drive created this design for a cluster of speakers which are formed into a near perfect sphere. By joining a number of individual speaker cones to a single central spider-like structure, the orb can project sound in every direction.

Wooden Speakers Put a Hex on Your iPod

Wooden Speakers Put a Hex on Your iPod
Tired of the same old speaker designs? Here’s some compact speakers with a decidedly different look. These Microbon speakers are have a hexagonal case design which is certainly unusual. Instead of a typical cheap plastic case, these speakers have cheap wooden cases.

LEGO Block as iPod Dock

LEGO Block as iPod Dock
These colorful plastic pieces may look a lot like a LEGO blocks, but they’re actually tiny iPod docks. Each block even has some scrawny little speakers built in, making it completely self-contained. Since the speakers don’t even require external power, don’t expect much volume, but what do you expect from something this small?

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.

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.

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.

IPhone Speaker Skin: How to Look Loud

IPhone Speaker Skin: How to Look Loud
The latest in DecalGirl’s series of skins for Apple’s iPhone is a real hoot. Perhaps to overcompensate for the notoriously low volume on the iPhone’s speakers, the Bass is Good sticker set makes your phone look like a mini-boombox.

Speakers Made From Recycled Film Canisters

Speakers Made From Recycled Film Canisters
Bird-Electron, the people who brought us iPod speakers made from gourds, has released another set of unique speakers for your portable media player. This time, the speakers are using recylced plastic containers from 35mm film to produce sound.

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.

Tokyoflash Morse Code Watch: Dots and Dashes

Tokyoflash Morse Code Watch: Dots and Dashes
Every time watch importer TokyoFlash reveals another one of their wacky digital watches, it makes my giddy with excitement. So it is with much glee that I bring you their latest watch, which tells time in Morse Code.
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