Audio & Speakers Category

    Ora GQ Headphones: The First To Feature Graphene Nanotechnology at werd.com

    Ora GQ Headphones: The First To Feature Graphene Nanotechnology

    Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech

    The Ora GQ headphones are the first to bring graphene—and nanotechnology—to the headphone market. Graphene is a carbon compound 1000X lighter than paper and 200X stronger than steel, making it an ideal material for high-performance audio applications. The GQ headphones offer wired/wireless operation, a gesture control track-pad, lambskin leather and an ear-shaped design optimized for sound quality. The graphene drivers deliver superior sound, volume, 70% increase in battery efficiency & unrivaled high frequency response.

    Concrete Audio F1 Speakers Are Heavy On Performance at werd.com

    Concrete Audio F1 Speakers Are Heavy On Performance

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    For Germany’s Concrete Audio, the material used for their speakers: concrete, also describes the sound they produce—heavy, solid & crystal clear. Winner of a German Design Award, the F1 wall-mounted wireless speaker is flat, sitting as flush as a picture and delivers room-filling sound using the highest-quality audio components like precision drivers engineered for a crisp, loss-free signal path & fitted with copper foil coils and silver-gold capacitors. The result is completely natural sound reproduction without any loss of quality.

    Master & Dynamic x Bamford Watch Department Limited MW60 Headphones at werd.com

    Master & Dynamic x Bamford Watch Department Limited MW60 Headphones

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    Drawing inspiration from the design detailing & luxury of Bamford customized watches, Master & Dynamic has created a new limited edition model of their flagship wireless headphone: the Master & Dynamic BWD MW60. They deliver premium quality sound through 45mm Neodynium drivers and feature top-shelf materials: stainless steel, black Saffiano leather & “Bamford Blue” on the lambskin headband lining, earpads & branding.

    Polk Audio Introduces the MagniFi Max SR System at werd.com

    Polk Audio Introduces the MagniFi Max SR System

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    Polk Audio does an amazing job of packing lots of features and true high-quality surround sound into a small package. The slim, MagniFi Max SR system includes a sound bar with 4 full-range drivers, 2 three-quarter-inch tweeters, & a one-inch center channel driver, plus a wireless sub with an eight-inch driver. It features DTS and Dolby Digital surround sound decoding. A pair of SR1 wireless satellite speakers is also part of the package.

    Love Hultén Introduces a Limited Edition, Handcrafted Swedish Speaker System at werd.com

    Love Hultén Introduces a Limited Edition, Handcrafted Swedish Speaker System

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    Combining timeless, vintage-inspired form with high performance audio, the Astovox system is handcrafted by Swedish designer Love Hultén using African Mahogany and brushed aluminum. The speaker cubes house two 6.75″ Pioneer drivers with built-in 2-way crossover. The 2X50W amp unit is built around the TPA3116 chip from Texas Instruments and features tone control, and Bluetooth as well as a 3.5 AUX port. Only 100 units will be made.

    Beyerdynamic’s Flagship Xelento Headphones are Now Wireless at werd.com

    Beyerdynamic’s Flagship Xelento Headphones are Now Wireless

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    Beyerdynamic cut the cord to offer their top-of-the-line Xelento headphone in a bluetooth wireless model. Like the original, the Xelento Wireless produces audiophile-quality sound using Tesla transducer technology. To keep these wireless earbuds small and light, Xelento put the battery in a small aluminum cylinder that clips to your clothing. The cylinder has a 3.5mm input port for recharging the 5-hour battery. Available July 2017.

    The Harmon Kardon Invoke Speaker Takes On Amazon Echo at werd.com

    The Harmon Kardon Invoke Speaker Takes On Amazon Echo

    Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech

    Designed to one-up Amazon’s Echo in a very similar form factor, the Harmon Kardon Invoke speaker uses Microsoft’s Cortana home assistant system. In addition to voice control support, it can make & receive Skype calls, which Echo cannot. In terms of audio, the Invoke is also more robust—the 6 speaker design features 3 woofers & 3 tweeters for room-filling full range sound. Available Fall 2017.

    Fender Mustang GT Amps Produce Classic Tones with Modern Tech at werd.com

    Fender Mustang GT Amps Produce Classic Tones with Modern Tech

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    With built-in wi-fi and Bluetooth technology, Fender’s Mustang GT amplifiers let you customize your guitar tone using a new Fender App that models a library of classic amp tones as well as more cutting edge sounds. Choose from a variety of popular preset tones or completely customize your sound, then share it with other users. You can also play a back track through your phone to play over and there’s a USB input in the amps for recording direct to your computer.

    Leica x Master & Dynamic Present the 0.95 Headphone Collection at werd.com

    Leica x Master & Dynamic Present the 0.95 Headphone Collection

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    For the creation of the 0.95 Collection Headphones, the audio experts at Master & Dynamic teamed up with Leica. Of course Leica is known for the highest quality cameras but it is their timeless design aesthetic that makes this matchup work. Three new models are on offer, all featuring streamlined designs and the best materials: stainless steel, cowhide leather, and M&D’s industry-leading audio components. There are 2 over-ear models and one in-ear. All resemble a Leica for your head.

    The Beoplay P2 is a Sleek, Button-Free Portable Speaker at werd.com

    The Beoplay P2 is a Sleek, Button-Free Portable Speaker

    Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech

    The latest portable, premium speaker from Bang & Olufsen’s Beoplay line is the completely button-free P2 speaker. Playback control is kinetic: tap to play, pause, or shake to skip a track. Created by award-winning designer Cecilie Manz, it features materials like pearl-blasted aluminum and a leather lanyard. EQ & custom audio controls can be adjusted and managed through the Beoplay app.

    Get Off The Wall Sound with the BeoSound Shape Speaker System at werd.com

    Get Off The Wall Sound with the BeoSound Shape Speaker System

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    With its modular, wall-mounted design and vast color choices the BeoSound Shape speaker system can be customized to match and elevate any living space. The “shape” itself also acts as an acoustic damper to improve the acoustics of any space. Link up to 44 speakers and stream directly from your phone or tablet via built-in Chromecast, Apple AirPlay and Bluetooth for room-filling, hi-res quality sound.