More speakers from outer space
$13,500 Vivid Audio B1
Ridiculously expensive loudspeakers seem to be something of aon Crave lately, alongside more products for the rest of us. And while not all can command prices of , there's no shortage of those that can still drain a budget in a hurry.
One thing we've noticed is a curious phenomenon regarding their design, which appears to get more interplanetary with each level of pricing. The "Vivid Audio B1 Loudspeakers," for example, have taken an alien-type form that we've observed in in the galaxy.
Maintaining a unique design is a feat of engineering in itself. As Uncrate observes, "The two mid-bass drivers are internally coupled via a screw tensioning unit for reaction canceling, and the cabling is routed through the arms of the base, leaving its great looks intact." That's all very impressive but, at $13,500 a pair, we should get a few round trips to Mars thrown in as well.