It looks like one of those dynamite detonators you saw in cartoons as a kid but this Detonator isn’t going to blow up Bugs Bunny. It’s a small speaker system that packs serious power. A 4-inch woofer is backed by 2 passive radiators for low, low bass tones, while an independent ¾-inch tweeter handles highs. Choose from 6 different colors, too.
The boomBOTTLE is a durable, portable wireless speaker that fits into your bike’s bottle cage. You can listen to music while you pedal & bring it on any adventure that requires a soundtrack & a speaker that can take some abuse. The crashproof, weatherproof speaker features dual 40mm drivers, integrated controls, speakerphone, & 10-hours of play on a full battery charge.
She said to toss out those dusty old speaker cabinets, but we have a better idea. Slide them into the manroom and hook up The Vamp. This little device easily connects to the speaker & links with your Bluetooth music player to turn any old speaker into a wireless sound system.
No two pairs of LSTN headphones are the same because they get their one-of-a-kind looks from reclaimed exotic hardwoods. And not only do they look good, they sound good. Their charitable mission sounds pretty cool , too. Part of the proceeds from every pair sold helps hearing impaired kids in developing countries get hearing aids.
Here are the two reasons why this speaker docking system is going to sound amazing: Bowers & Wilkins. If until now you were unfamiliar with this respected British audio brand, here are two more reasons to get it: 1. It’s got AirPlay for wireless streaming. 2. It’s got a Lightning Connector for the latest generation iPhones & iPods. Cheerio.
Outside Portland city limits, nobody expects a block of wood with a horn sticking out of it to fall under “audio equipment” but in the epicenter of the American handcraft renaissance, different rules apply. A chunk of Northwest Alder wood lined with a Pendleton blanket and fitted with a Bison horn becomes a “passive amplifier.”
As powerful as it may be, your phone is not built to deliver pro-quality audio. The Vamp Verza can fix that by turning your smartphone into a mobile soundsystem. It’s the first product ever that combines an audiophile-quality 150mW Hi-Fi amp, dual DACs, a 2200mAh battery, & docking metal case for Samsung Galaxy S III, S IV, & iPhone 5.
Urbanears is an upstart Swedish audio brand known for making headphones in cool monochromatic colors. Now they’re offering up the pocket-sized Slussen for you iPhone DJs. It’s a splitter that plugs into a headphone jack. Speakers plug into one jack while your headphones go in the other. Free software allows you to cue up the next song while playing music.
Nine different hi-fi speakers are wedged into the nearly 36-inch wide Playbar, a new wireless soundsystem from Sonos. If you like clean, understated design & also want “live concert” sound in your living room, this is your rig.
Listening to music in headphones played off iTunes on your laptop is a C-minus grade audio experience unless you have something like this pocket-sized USB DAC from Meridian. It turns those flattened out digital files into the full-range masterpieces they’re supposed to be.