Some ultra kewl "creatures" for your computer

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  1. LanceJ

    LanceJ Producer

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    Saw these at Best Buy last night--what a trip these things are! http://www.jblcreature.com/

    They sound quite good. The satellites use high excursion drivers for decent upper bass but are still small/light enough for reproducing the high frequencies quite well. Gets loud enough to require shouting if you're standing nearby.

    And looks? People constantly stopping by just to stare at or pick up the little satellites (I had a CD playing to check them out: Thievery Corporation's Sounds From The Thievery Hi-Fi Really cool music.) And that LED in the bottom? It's just there for the hell of it--FUN!

    Sorry for the rambling, but I've always been interested in industrial design and this is a great example of art being mixed well with function (I don't work for JBL [​IMG]).

    Here's another great example of this from Celestion:
    http://celestion.com/products/soundstyle/avs302.html

    LJ
     
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    Those Celestions are very sexy!! [​IMG] I haven't seen or heard much from them lately.
     
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    Camp Cinematographer

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    I like the asthetic of the Creature speakers (especially if you own a Mac) but I cannot agree with you about their performance. I thought they were very poor performers.
     
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    If you stop and think you can see that these speakers come from the JBL/HK speakers for Apple computers. They just made different enclosures instead of the clear ball satelites and the clear sub.
     
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    The Klipsch looks like it might use Tangbang drivers.

    If so nice...
     
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    Geoff,

    That's exactly what I thought when I saw them.

    Frank
     
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    they are a knockoff of the Logitechs. Those are most likely Klipsch drivers, not Tangband.
     
  10. LanceJ

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    Wow, those Klipschs are nice! Wouldn't look out of place on a Star Wars movie set.

    LJ
     

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