Sexiest spherical speakers you’d look on to hear long
Luxury speakers are not just a means of listening to music but a style statement too. We have seen some of the most radically designed, alluring and luxurious speakers to date. The luxury home trends have made it clear that anything that doesn’t go with the interiors of your home is of no worth, and the same goes for the high-end speakers. Today, we bring to you some of the speakers so sexy that you can’t help but stare in awe at these works of art.
1. Elipson Planet L speakers
If you are on the hunt for a good looking, technologically advanced pair of spherical speakers, you might want to consider the Planet L speakers from French speaker manufacturer Elipson. The Planet L is the revival version of the Elipson spherical speaker, and combines high-end design and meticulous aesthetics. The speakers feature a coaxial 2-way speaker with 25mm soft dome tweeter and 165mm treated paper-cone mid/woofer. The claimed frequency range is 48Hz to 20,000 Hz with 90dB sensitivity and 6-ohm impedance. The Elipson Planet L speakers are available for £599 (about $965) a pair.
2. Sound-e-Motion M10-20 BF
Beautiful to look at, the Sound-e-Motion M10-20 BF floorstanding loudspeakers use spherical enclosures for the midrange/low-frequency enclosures, said to minimize baffle distortions and result in more uniformly polar sound distribution. The spherical speakers are mounted on a stand rather than on a flat surface, which minimizes interference in both horizontal and vertical planes. The sphere holding the speaker is hand made from high class natural wood, a material unique for its acoustic characteristics. Each sphere is made of hundreds of wood pieces and has excellent anti-resonance properties.
3. Cabasse La Sphere
If you think that the pictured above is some kind of colossal eyeball webcam, you are mistaken. It’s actually the “La Sphere“ speaker from Cabasse that is designed to create unique ambiances for interior spaces and enhance acoustics of the spaces like theater rooms. The spherical corral is intended to help eliminate standing waves and create a more rounded sound. The four-way co-axial speaker claims to offer unrivaled technical and musical specifications in a compacter volume than all other ultimate systems. The Cabasse La Sphere speakers cost $150,000.
4. Grundig Audiorama 9000
The Audiorama 9000 speakers from Grundig were in great demand back in the ‘70s. The pleasing speakers come in the shape of spheres. The updated Audiorama loudspeakers were launched to commemorate the 100th birthday of founder Max Grundig. The speakers have a 360-degrees sound field, which they had in ‘70s also. Yours for around EUR 600.
5. Proclaim Audio Works DMT-100
Proclaim Audio Works’ DMT-100 speakers have been radically designed for those true audiophiles who want the best from their speakers. The eye-catching unit, comprising three spherical speakers, is balanced on a high-grade aluminum and stainless steel stand. The integrated technology called driver manipulation allows the users to move the arms and adjust the height of the speakers accordingly to listen to the crisp quality sound. The alien-styled DMT-100 speakers are available in an array of color options, and sell for $26,000.
6. Oh by Tutondo
Exceptional in every detail, the “Oh by Tutondo” multiroom system furnishes every house with the hi-fi sound and the most refined design. The Oh by Tutondo multiroom sound systems consist of a centralized system that can transmit the sound in the whole house. The state of the art technology and innovative design make these loudspeakers ideal to listen to and amazing to look at. The spherical shape, aluminum structure, fabric cover and the range of interchangeable colors express unsurpassed ingenuity. The Oh by Tutondo system can manage up to nine sound sources, such as CD, tape, tuner, DVD and satellite receiver.
7. Cabasse iO2 System
The compact iO2 speakers from the house of Cabasse can be used as a bookshelf, surround, floorstanding or in-ceiling speaker. Its Spatially Coherent System is the same Cabasse used for its $150,000-per-pair La Sphere loudspeaker. The custom Cabasse concentric driver features the tweeter mounted in the middle of the midrange, which helps deliver perfect coherent sound. The spherical shape helps the iO2 speakers produce sonic three-dimensionality and eliminate diffraction.
8. Studio Electric Type Two
These Art Deco-esque speakers from American boutique maker Studio Electric blend bold looks with high function. Inspired by the Trylon and Perisphere, the signature buildings of 1939 New York World’s Fair, the Type Two tower loudspeaker is actually a three-way system. The aluminum column features the 6.5” mid-woofer and silk dome tweeter. Inside the tower is an additional 8-inch woofer with a low frequency response of below 40 Hz.
9. Pluto F floostanders
The Pluto F loudspeaker from “Everything but the Box” enjoys a radical design that stands out. While the 5 1/2″ LF driver is placed inside the die cast aluminum enclosure, the 1″ silk dome tweeter is built into the pile. Pluto F is both stylish and solid at the same time. The buyers also have the option to choose between 16,000 colors.
10. Art & Voice Speakers
There is not just one, but a range of exciting loudspeaker designs available from Hungarian speaker maker Art & Voice. Almost every spherical speaker design from the audio firm is designed to put your girlfriend to shame. Art & Voice offers a range of colors and patterns to chose from, and they create each design to suit your special needs.
• Worth Mention: Sphere Sound System
Though a concept yet, the Sphere Sound System is all spheres. Keen to round off the whole music system and not only the speakers, the designer has conceived a complete bulbous unit. Every element in this system not only revolves around his theme but they also are designed to be uber functional. The subwoofer has the largest speaker and the speaker cone is flanked by two tri-channel speakers, which can be used as a 2.1 surround-sound system. More here.