Loudspeakers have the golden touch

The Ascendo System ZF3 gold edition loudspeakers are cast from the actual precious metal.

Ascendo System ZF3
Ascendo

These speakers are worth their weight in gold--literally. That's because the Ascendo System ZF3 gold edition loudspeakers are cast from the actual precious metal. If the shade is too "glaring" for you, the German company is also offering a choice of silver, platinum or glossy piano lacquer.

While there are no official specs, it's pretty obvious that these floor standers feature a two-way design with a woofer and what seems to be a ribbon horn tweeter--the latter is renowned for extended treble reproduction. On the other end of the spectrum, there's a port (black hole in front) for enhancing low-frequency bass.

A quick check on the company's Web site did not reveal any international distributors, but you can always drop them an e-mail for a quote. And do let us know if they reply with the pricing. We'd love to find out what the damage comes to.

(Source: Crave Asia via Born Rich)

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