Music speakers have long been transformed from devices whose main purpose is to play music into a full-fledged piece of furniture. And some companies, for example, Bang & Olufsen have built a whole philosophy around the design of musical technology. Other Scandinavians, a small company People People, decided to keep up: in 2012 it released a fully transparent Transparent Speaker, which, however, had one significant drawback - the price tag of $ 849. Four years later, the Swedes decided to correct this mistake.
The new version of the speaker is called very simply - Small Transparent Speake r. It has become smaller (which is perhaps even a plus) and - most importantly - significantly cheaper. Now the price of the speaker is $ 250, but its key feature has not gone anywhere: the body of the device consists of an aluminum frame and reinforced glass, through which all the "insides" are visible: two 2.5-inch speakers, a subwoofer and accompanying wires. At the same time, everything looks neat and tidy.
Another strong point of Small Transparent Speaker is ease of connection. The device supports a wide variety of connection protocols: Airplay, Google Cast, WiFi, Bluetooth. There is also a 3.5 mm jack for a standard AUX cable.
In addition, the column is very easy to disassemble to replace damaged parts. The company says that the device will be able to independently diagnose in case of breakdown and report what exactly does not work through a special application.
The Small Transparent Speaker has a retail price of $ 310, but Kickstarter contributors can pre-order it for $ 60 less. Delivery time - June 2017.>