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Ceramic Subwoofer By Joey Roth

by Johan on October 23, 2012

Ceramic Subwoofer By Joey Roth

Designer Joey Roth has unveiled his latest creation namely the Ceramic subwoofer. Designed to complement his Ceramic speakers, Joey Roth’s new Ceramic subwoofer improves the detail and clarity of the original Ceramic speakers. The subwoofer’s amplifier connects directly to the Ceramic speakers’ small amplifier with an included cable. The audio source is connected to the subwoofer’s RCA input, where the internal crossover sends the mid and high frequencies to the speakers and the low frequencies to the subwoofer. Joey Roth’s Ceramic subwooofer retails for $695. [Joey Roth]

Kenwood UD-NF7 And UD-F5 Mini Hi-Fi Systems

by Johan on October 22, 2012

Kenwood UD-NF7 And UD-F5 Mini Hi-Fi Systems

Kenwood has announced the availability of the UD-NF7 And UD-F5 mini Hi-Fi systems in Japan. Both mini Hi-Fi systems feature a 50Wx2ch output at 4-Ohm, a CD player, EX.BASS and an FM/AM tuner. The Kenwood UD-NF7 is a higher-end model that supports Wi-Fi, DLNA 1.5 and AirPlay. Both models are compatible with MP3 and WMA files. The Kenwood UD-NF7 and UD-F5 mini Hi-Fi systems will be released in early November for 60,000 Yen ($750) and 38,000 Yen ($476), respectively. [Akihabara]

NuForce S3-BT Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker

by Johan on October 18, 2012

NuForce S3-BT Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker

The NuForce S3-BT is an active loudspeaker that supports high-fidelity (apt-X and AAC) Bluetooth wireless connectivity. Measuring 18 cm x 11.6 cm x 19 cm and weighing 2.5 kg, the speaker consists of a 1-inch soft dome tweeter, two 3.5-inch composite paper cone woofer, producing a maximum power output of 18 Watt x 2 RMS. The woofer is constructed using a patented “anti-resonance” cone technique and powerful magnet assembly, while the tweeter is a custom soft-dome design to provide the lowest distortion and smoothest natural response. Priced at $299, the NuForce S3-BT Bluetooth 4.0 speaker is currently available for pre-order. [NuForce]

AQ Audio Releases AirPlay-capable AQ SmartSpeaker

UK speaker company AQ Audio will launch the AQ SmartSpeaker in the U.S. market. Priced at just $179 each, this AirPlay-compatible speaker can stream music directly from an iPhone, iPad, or iPod by creating its own Wi-Fi network. The AQ SmartSpeaker draws power from an integrated rechargeable battery, offering up to 10-hour of music playback via AirPlay. [iLounge]

Clarion ZP1 Solar-powered Portable Digital Speaker

Clarion has proudly introduced the ZP1, the world’s first portable full digital speaker that is equipped with solar battery modules. Measuring 192mm × 115mm × 39mm and weighing 550 grams, the speaker connects to your gadgets via Bluetooth connectivity. It is compatible with any Bluetooth-enabled gadget. The Clarion ZP1 provides three 32mm speakers, offering a max. output of 4.2 Watts. Its rechargeable battery provides enough juice for 30 hours of operating time. Recharging time is approximately 5 hours. The Clarion ZP1 solar-powered portable digital speaker will be released in December 2012. [Akihabara]

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9 2.1 Bass Reflex Loudspeaker System

Bang & Olufsen is ready to release the BeoPlay A9 2.1 bass reflex loudspeaker system. The speaker comprises of two 3/4″ tweeters, two 3″ mid-range units, two 80-watt Class D amps and an 8″ woofer. The speaker also features a fine-tuned DSP processor and patented Adaptive Bass Linearization technology. If you are interested, you can buy the Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9 for $2,699. [Press Release]

Vers 2Q Stereo Bluetooth Sound System

by Johan on October 4, 2012

Vers 2Q Stereo Bluetooth Sound System

The Vers 2Q is a powerful stereo Bluetooth sound system that is compatible with nearly all smartphones, laptops and tablet devices. The speaker features a hand-crafted cabinet that produces warm, surprisingly natural sound, two 6.5W full range speakers, a 10 meters wireless range and a rechargeable battery that provides around 2 hours of operating time. Measuring 76mm x 76mm x 152mm and weighing 339 grams, the Vers 2Q will be released in mic-October 2012 for $199.99. [Vers]

Bowers And Wilkins Releases Panorama 2 Sound Bar

The Bowers and Wilkins Panorama 2 sound bar features completely new, specially designed tweeters, midrange and low frequency drive units to deliver enhanced acoustic performance. The sound bar also provides the latest HDMI connectivity (three inputs and one output), six class D amplifiers with a total power output of 175W, and a proximity-sensitive display. The Bowers and Wilkins Panorama 2 sound bar will be released in mid-October 2012 in the UK for £1,650 ($2,660). [Bowers and Wilkins]

Yantouch Black Diamond 3 Wireless Speaker

by Johan on September 30, 2012

Yantouch Black Diamond 3 Wireless Speaker

Yantouch has proudly introduced the new Black Diamond 3 wireless speaker. It is actually a combination of an iOS-compatible Bluetooth speaker and a color-changing lamp. The lamp provides 16 million colors. The Yantouch Black Diamond 3 can be controller via a remote. The wireless speaker draws power from a USB port or a wall power. Too bad, there is no info on pricing or availability so far. [Yantouch]

Bowers & Wilkins A7 AirPlay Wireless Music System

by Johan on September 23, 2012

Bowers & Wilkins A7 AirPlay Wireless Music System

Bowers & Wilkins has released the new A7 AirPlay wireless music system. As its name suggests, the speaker features Apple’s AirPlay technology that wirelessly streams high-quality lossless audio or MP3s from iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or iTunes on a Mac or a PC straight to A7. The Bowers & Wilkins A7 also provides the company’s highly-acclaimed Nautilus tweeters, a 6-inch Kevlar reinforced subwoofer, and five dedicated audiophile Class D amplifiers. The Bowers & Wilkins A7 AirPlay wireless music system is priced at $799. [Product Page]