Sony’s SRS-XB43 EXTRA BASS Wireless Waterproof Speaker is great for use both indoors and outdoors, all for $148 shipped, today only, originally $249.99. Typical speakers have a circular diaphragm, while the X-Balanced Speaker Unit in the XB43 boasts an almost rectangular diaphragm, while the IP67 rating means that it’s dustproof, water-resistant and rustproof. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
Priced at $2890 USD, the all-new Louis Vuitton Horizon Light Up Speaker looks more like a prop from a science fiction film than something you would use to play music. It’s slated for release on July 30 and draws inspiration from the brand’s Toupie (“Spinning Top”) handbag designed by Louis Vuitton’s womenswear artistic director Nicolas Ghesquiere. Sporting a pointed top and bottom, that not only gives it the iconic bag silhouette, but also a UFO. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Put simply, ferrofluid is essentially a liquid that is attracted to the poles of a magnet that are made of magnetic particles suspended in a carrier fluid. Artist Dakd Jung decided to create a speaker that uses this liquid to visualize music, but for this to be possible, the glass container first had to be treated to prevent the particles from sticking. Next, the custom 3D-printed housing had to be sanded and wired to an electromagnetic device. Read more for a video of the project.
Altec Lansing’s LifeJacket XL Jolt Speaker is so durable that it can even float in water, and it’s being offered for just $69.99 shipped, today only, originally $116.32. Plus, it has five different lighting settings based on the mood of your music, while a built-in Qi Wireless Charging pad and USB ports ensure that your mobile devices stay charged. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
Anker’s Soundcore Motion+ Bluetooth Speaker packs enormous sound into a compact package, and you can get one for $69.99 shipped, today only, originally $99.99. For exceptional sound accuracy, it features an advanced DSP and dedicated power supplies for each individual woofer as well as tweeter. You can even pair two of them together to double the volume or for huge stereo sound. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.