Brothers is a company that while apparently having no concept of the word overkill has still managed to provide the perfect definition. Measuring three feet high and four feet wide, the Wall of Sound is an iPod speaker that goes above and beyond the call of duty.
Sleek Audio made a pretty solid impression with their $249 SA-6 earbuds, and are hoping to do the same with their new entry level SA-1 . You can tell that something’s different about the SA-1 at first glance. It’s stylish to be sure; the rosewood and silver colors make these a classy looking set of buds. Surprisingly, that’s not a wood finish, the SA-1s are constructed of real Siam rosewood.
With elements from the Paradigm and Paradigm Reference lines, Paradigm’s new Special Edition speakers are designed to look impressive. They feature wood veneer cabinets, soft edges, and a simple slick look. Paradigm’s SE-1 bookshelf/stand-mounted speakers feature two drivers, while the SE-3 floorstanding speakers feature four.
There’s no doubt that the Sonos Multi-Room Music System is cool. Who doesn’t want wireless access to their entire iTunes library as well as internet radio stations like Pandora and Last.fm from anywhere in the house? What has always been lacking though is a simple and inexpensive way to get started.
They say the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence, but it’s hard not to be envious of some of the products Japanese consumers are getting their hands on this holiday season. Coming this November, we’ve got another thing to covet: an absolutely gorgeous 31mm thick speaker system from JVC.