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Lego case for iPod shuffle announced

imageThe BrixPod Classic is a limited edition iPod shuffle case made of Legos. Resembling a full-size iPod, the unique case is assembled by hand from 59 Lego parts.

“The BrixPod Classic can be displayed alone but is intended for use with the iPod shuffle. By inserting the shuffle into the top of the BrixPod you get the effect of a fully functional music player constructed from Lego. The shuffle is held securely and protected inside the BrixPod. By pushing on the screen area of the BrixPod the shuffle can be paused/played. An eject slider on the back of the BrixPod allows you to remove the shuffle easily.”

300 BrixPods will be available. The first 150 units will go on sale tomorrow at 9:00 p.m. ET for $49.99 each. The second group of 150 units will be available in approximately three weeks. [via TUAW]

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Comments

1

UnBrixin’ believable…

Posted by FahrenheiPod 451 on October 27, 2005 at 12:02 AM (CDT)

2

you would think podBrix had invented the Lego! geez…

Posted by EM on October 27, 2005 at 12:31 AM (CDT)

3

cute!

Posted by kazaam on October 27, 2005 at 1:32 AM (CDT)

4

First one I like so far.

Posted by Joshdude in Long Beach, CA on October 27, 2005 at 2:01 AM (CDT)

5

people WILL by anything.

Posted by cookie on October 27, 2005 at 2:14 AM (CDT)

6

Hope it doesn’t brick the shuffle…:P j/k,
Looks really cool.

Posted by Zeraxeal on October 27, 2005 at 3:14 AM (CDT)

7

Isn’t that a Nano in the picture?  LOL

Posted by Phoenixfury on October 27, 2005 at 3:50 AM (CDT)

8

“Isn’t that a Nano in the picture?  LOL”

umm,no….the screen and click wheel are fake…if you visit the site you will see that a shuffle slides into the case. the outside is for show only.

Posted by Ham on October 27, 2005 at 6:44 AM (CDT)

9

This is priceless art.  In ten years it will serve as a reminder of how giddy and dumb we were about the iPod.  $50 for $1’s worth of Legos. 

Bravo Tomi - whoever you are!!

Posted by Bill Gates on October 27, 2005 at 9:02 AM (CDT)

10

So how are they able to just resell legos like this?

Posted by skw on October 27, 2005 at 9:26 AM (CDT)

11

i am pretty sure the click wheel is functional.

Posted by 5yo yo on October 27, 2005 at 9:50 AM (CDT)

12

That click wheel is not functional and the screen is static.  While a shuffle fits into it, its not for toting around the shuffle or controlling it. 

Can Tomi fashion a lanyard out of bricks?

Posted by Bill Gates on October 27, 2005 at 10:29 AM (CDT)

13

What’s disturbing to me is that NONE of the proceeds are going to help the Katrina victims. Are you keeping all the profits for yourself, TOMI??

Posted by Billy Ruben on October 27, 2005 at 10:34 AM (CDT)

14

I’ve got 3 options for some extra money I have in my paycheck. 

1)  Buy PodBrix for my shuffle
2)  Buy an iAttire costume for my shuffle at http://www.iattire.net/
3) Flush the money down the toilet

Somehow I feel that #3 is the only option that won’t leave me feeling like a complete imbecile.

Posted by cindi on October 27, 2005 at 10:45 AM (CDT)

15

so let me get this straight… you are going to buy a case for the iPod shuffle that is $50 or half the cost of the shuffle itself, at least 3-4 times the size of the shuffle, and isn’t even fully functional???  I am all about fun design, but come on.

Posted by sven on October 27, 2005 at 10:48 AM (CDT)

16

Isn’t the portability of the shuffle its hook? 

What a great idea to eliminate one of the key selling points of the shuffle.

Posted by uber tax payer on October 27, 2005 at 2:49 PM (CDT)

17

i think ilounge misrepresented this by calling it a ‘case’.  its just something meant to be fun and silly geared towards lego/kubricks fans.

Posted by frannyg on October 27, 2005 at 4:01 PM (CDT)

18

Let’s give this Tomi guy a break, OK?  We’re all just jealous that he’s going to make $7500 today for $150 worth of white and grey bricks and we’re all sloggin away at our desk jobs.

Posted by crunkle zottz on October 27, 2005 at 4:01 PM (CDT)

19

haha…funny idea, if only it displated the song you were actually listening to!

Posted by adamti91 on October 27, 2005 at 10:16 PM (CDT)

20

I think I’m going to forward this to Lego’s legal team.

Posted by skw on October 28, 2005 at 10:56 AM (CDT)

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