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Pacific Rim intros Cube travel speakers

pic Pacific Rim Technologies today announced the immediate availability of its new Cube travel speakers. The $39.99 speakers, which can be folded when not in use, feature a cable management system and work with fourth-generation iPod, iPod photo and iPod mini models. The Cube travel speakers sport an iPod-matching white finish and run with a 6V DC Charger (included) or four AAA batteries (not included).

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1

This product seems promising, and at a decent price. My only concern would be how well the speakers sound. I like the way the unit folds up into a tiny little box.

Posted by Lokai on January 25, 2005 at 6:34 PM (PDT)

2

does it charge the ipod and does it use line out plus it dosnt look like it holds the ipod ??

Posted by BIGP in Texas on January 25, 2005 at 7:12 PM (PDT)

3

Pretty cool and the price is right—if only the stand folded out too—it looks to me like that’s a separate piece, when I went to their site.

And hopefully that stand is not JUST a stand—hopefully it uses the dock connector for audio and charging too. Otherwise, take the photo on this article and add a cable from the top of the iPod!

I also would like to see ultra-small speakers that could optionally run from the iPod’s accessory port. My Photo has power to spare.

Posted by Nagromme on January 25, 2005 at 9:03 PM (PDT)

4

iPod Lounge needs to get a one and review it.

Posted by A. Cheng in Dallas, TX on January 26, 2005 at 7:46 AM (PDT)

5

Hello iPodLoungers,

In response to your questionning:

Lokai: The sound is more than decent and doesnt sound canny or garbeled. You wont be deceived by the output from these little speakers.

BIGP: no it doesn’t charge the ipod, there is only a stand for the iPod and no sync/charge cable/cradle.

Nagromme: the picture should indeed show the audio cable. There is a photo of the mini with the cable on the top

A. Cheng: smile

Best regards to all!


Laurent Bui
Marketing Manager
Pacific Rim Technologies

Posted by Laurent on January 26, 2005 at 2:20 PM (PDT)

6

Hello All-

Just received my set of these speakers.  No special packaging and the iPod “stand” is loose in the box.  No instructions, but they’re not really needed.  Easy set-up and built relatively well.  Sound is very clear, but very little bass at all.  That’s a little disappointment, but I understand that it’s difficult to get much bass out of a package this small.

I was hoping that I would not have to buy the more expensive Altec Lansings or Bose, but I probably will in order to get the bass that I really want.

These make a nice little set to take on a trip and play in a hotel room or in a small space.  And the price is right…

Posted by drcooper in Little Rock, AR on February 4, 2005 at 8:02 AM (PDT)

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