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Tuesday, September 28, 2004

Sneak Peak: Gigantic Speakers from Kubotek

These cool speakers were spotted at the Tokyo’s Hi-End Show. This show showcases for preposterously expensive audio gear and are from the stables of Kubotek. Aside from having a shape that suggests the result of a warped mind playing with a Donald Duck head, a jumbo pot of varnish and a mirror, they are 174 cm tall, which is, well, bigger than the guy in the black t-shirt. When these come out in spring 2005 a pair of them will set you back Y7.35 mn ($66,000), which is probably about what it’ll cost to put a down payment on the massive, soundproofed apartment you’ll need to put them in.