The Coolest Things You Can Buy
We hate blowing our own trumpet. That said we’re more than happy to shove our iPhone/iPod in one. Well, in a manner of speaking, because the truly astounding Trumstand has a solid metal horn speaker fitted to its base. Retro-modern-tastic!
Weighing in at a hefty 4.3kg the Trumstand’s curvaceous 0.5mm hand-crafted horn is crafted in brass and plated with nikel or gold powder, giving it the look of an antique gramophone. Even the base is made from a machined block of aluminium. Impressive, yes. Cheap, no. This is serious audiophile stuff, dear reader.
‘But how does it sound?’ we hear you ask as you twang your braces and finger your touchscreen in anachronistic excitement. Well you won’t find any woofers or tweeters in the Trumstand because just like an antique gramophone the sound is generated purely from resonance created by the trumpety shape of the horn. Yes, there is a power cord but that’s only there to charge your gizmo when it’s docked. The sonic result? Amazingly vivid aural ambrosia with a hint of old-school gramophone warmth (and we mean that in a good way).
Granted, shoving your beloved Apple in a device reliant on such vintage technology is a bit like hooking your plasma up to a paraffin stove, but you really can’t argue with the results. Besides, the Trumstand is a visually stunning addition to any room, especially if you’re going for that H.G. Wellsian retro-modern vibe. So what are you waiting for? Love music? Get the horn!
- These products are Silver (nikel plated) or Gold (powder coating)
- The product is made to order and therefore could take up to 6 weeks for delivery, please contact us for a more accurate date if urgent
- Solely built from metal
- Trumstand has an S shape horn based on the fluid dynamics and unique metal craft techniques, turning your iPhone into a horn speaker system
- The 0.5mm thickness horn speaker guarantees the best sound binging alive all the music stored in your iPhone
- Material: Brass, Copper, Aluminium
- Includes an idw manufacture certificate (2 year global warranty)
- Replaceable rubber absorber fits any iPhone
- Measures approximately 23.5cm(W) x 55.6cm(H) x 39.2cm(L)
- Weighs approximately 4.3kg
iPhone 3G, 3GS, 4
Is it ipod compatible, as well as being iphone compatible?
Sam Andrews, Pontypridd - 5th November 2011
YES, WE SHIP TO the united states!