Kickstarter projects are all over the place at the moment. But, none comes close to sheer design cool than the db60 speaker system. It is a powerful, active speaker for iPhone & Android phones. It comes from an exclusive Danish design team and provides superior sound quality. The db60 can pump out 20 Watt RMS, way more than the others Bluetooth speaker currently available on the market, such as The Pill, and Jambox.
The kickstarter page gives you some great info. Here are a few snippets:
Big full sound With 20 Watt RMS output (40 Watt peak) and a vented cabinet design db60 easily fills a 30m2 (320sq. ft.) room with bass rich sound. Charge you phone while playing. The wing doubles as a resting place for your phone/device and charging zone. Offering up to 1,5A quick charging output. Premium materials and Apple level finishing. High quality ABS plastic casing and a wing milled from a solid piece of hard wood (Now choose between European Ash, Oak, Beech, Maple or Walnut). In the Premium version the wing is in a nice textured rubber coated finish – finished of by a fine meshed aluminium front grille. Bluetooth freedom or mini-jack input Best quality Bluetooth 3.0 Apt-X streaming from your favourite chair or cabled music input via standard 3,5mm mini-jack – Your choice! Award winning Danish design. The elegant simplicity of the speaker and the NO BUTTON interface has already been rewarded a big Italian design award in 2013.
The db60 is to be wall mounted and mains powered. The Bluetooth speaker connects to your Smartphone, allowing you to play music wirelessly. Designed for great user experience, REAL Plug n’ Play with a NO BUTTON design, top-of-the-line sound performance and beautiful Danish design. The db60 speaker is a premium product in material and manufacturing quality as well as in design and usability. Earlier in 2013 the speaker won a major design award in Italy as a result of the elegant looks, having the potential to become a timeless icon.
This particular speaker has been given the thumbs up from a number of respected firms, including Stuff.tv; “The wall-mounted db60 will give your speakers (and shelves) a major inferiority complex…This Bluetooth speaker/shelf hybrid wouldn’t look out of place at the Tate Modern”. Cult of Mac says, “db60 is just about the most practical speaker ever”
Pledges start at £1 and that gives you; your name on the db60 website. If you would like a little more action, then you can pledge £132 for an early bird special (hurry) for 1pcs db60 speaker with the cool rubber coated wing in either white or black. Further down the line there are pledges ranging from £139 right the way up to £360 for the Combo package – 1pcs Premium Edition and 1pcs Exclusive Wood version. In the combo you receive two db60 speakers and free UK shipping.
You can read more about db60 on Facebook and Join their db60 facebook page. Sounds like a great project, so if you like quality sound, then I suggest you get in at the ground floor folks, before it becomes a premium product and costs a mint!