December 16, 2011
The worlds first Brass tube speaker dock for the iPhone
Japan based Pleiades designs has unveiled the Trumstand which is the worlds first iPhone dock which has a horn shaped speaker made of brass. Compatible with iPhone 3G and above it uses the vibrations in the air to amplify the sound from the iPhone’s speaker. The horns are 0.5mm thick and are carefully handmade to give the looks of an old phonograph. The unit measures 235 × 392 × 556mm and weighs 4.3 kgs. It is available in Japan for 150,800 Yen ($ 2000) for the gold model and 138,000 Yen ($ 1800) for the silver model.