Block out unwanted ambient sounds like jet engines and rattling train cars with these noise-cancelling headphones. They feature 30-hour battery life, Adaptive Noise Canceling (ANC), and 45mm large-aperture drivers. Plus, they’re 12% off in The Awesomer Shop.
With retro looks, modern sound, and a bargain price tag, these lightweight, over-the-ear headphones offer smooth and clean sounds with a wide soundstage. If you prefer something a little less ’80s, they come in a toned-down gray, and a mod white and blue combo.
The ATH-M50xBT is the Bluetooth variant of Audio-Technica’s popular and affordable M50x studio monitors. The headphones feature touch controls and buttons for playback and activating Siri or Google Assistant, and also has a built-in mic. It lasts up to 40 hours per charge.
Anker improves on its popular Nebula Capsule portable projector. It now projects a 720p screen, has Google Chromecast and Google Assistant built-in, charges fast via USB-C, and has 1-second autofocus. It still lets you access Android apps and plug-in via HDMI and USB.
In a just barely Halloween-themed episode, musical expert 12tone walks us through the complexities of distortion, and what it is about such sounds that make them more creepy and off-putting than others – sort of like the way he draws from right to left across the page.
Some of the best bookshelf speakers we’ve ever heard, the A300s push out tremendous volume with crystal clarity. They feature built-in amplification, Bluetooth, RCA, XLR, and optical inputs, and punch out frequencies from 40Hz to 40kHz. Read our full review on Technabob.
Mighty’s tiny and one-of-a-kind offline Spotify player has received a couple of much needed upgrades while staying at the same price. It’s battery now lasts over 5h per charge, and its Bluetooth antenna has been improved for longer range and stronger connectivity.
Decibullz’s Black Diamond are true wireless earphones that you custom fit yourself. Dip the earpieces in hot water, put them on the earphones and then in your ears. The earpieces will hold their shape until you reheat them. The earphones last up 6h per charge.
Nexi Tech shows us how to make some truly unique speakers using value-priced parts. The electronics are set into organic looking enclosures designed by Ondra Chotovinsky. The 3D printer he used is the $500 Creality3D CR 10S, which makes great big prints cheap.
These earphones transmit sound waves through your cheek and jawbones directly to your inner ear, bypassing your eardrum and protecting your hearing. Totally wireless and designed to sit lightly on your ear, they’re on sale in the The Awesomer Shop for 20% off.
Devialet’s one-of-a-kind Phantom speakers are as huge as they are pricey. But the entry-level Phantom Reactor is at least within a mortal’s reach. The speaker packs the same room-filling, distortion-free sound as its bigger brothers, but in a smaller and less costly package.
There are lots of really cheap speakers out there, and most of them sound like garbage. YouTuber Jisaku kōbō shows us how a pair of $3 speakers can sound much, much better when placed into a pair of proper wooden enclosures. Of course, skilled labor is the real cost here.
Get a classy home Bluetooth speaker without a classy price when you drop by The Awesomer Shop. This sleek woodgrain speaker fits in virtually any space in your home and boasts powerful sound that can fill rooms up to 1,000 sq. ft. It has dual drivers, and a 12 w amplifier.
JBL revisits one of its most famous and bestselling speakers, updating its cabinet and drivers. The L100 Classic looks strikingly like the L100 bookshelf speakers from the ’70s, but it has an improved tweeter and dome. Available with an orange, black or blue grille.
Soundwave toy inferior, DIY Soundwave boombox superior. I Like to Make Stuff made a boombox-sized Bluetooth speaker that looks like his favorite Transformer, the Decepticon’s Soundwave. As he said, you can choose to tackle the project in a simpler way than he did.
Bang & Olufsen’s typically stylish Besound Edge is a disc-shaped dual sided speaker that has a 10″ woofer as well as a 4″ driver and a 0.75″ tweeter on either side. Its volume can be adjusted by a remote control or by rocking the speaker. Drops 11/2018 for $3500.
The ATH-CKR7TW are Audio Technica’s first truly wireless in-ear headphones. True to the brand, they didn’t skimp on audio quality. The 11mm drivers are constructed with materials that reduce distortion, and it has a built-in DAC and amp to ensure depth and clarity.
DIY Perks shows us how to make a beautiful, vintage-looking Bluetooth speaker and LED lamp using cheap parts and electronics. There is a bit of 3D printing and soldering involved though. If you’re up to the task, check out the video’s description for the relevant links.
Master Replicas Group is making an officially licensed 1:1 scale prop replica of the face of 2001: A Space Odyssey‘s HAL 9000. The replica also doubles as a Bluetooth speaker. If you’re willing to pay extra, there’s a variant that comes with a voice-interactive wall-mounted console.
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