Egg-Shaped Audio Systems
Magnetic bases on twin modules allow X-Mini Max II capsule speakers to be positioned separately or joined together, and an add-on Bass Xpansion System (BXS) acts as a subwoofer. The Buddy-Jack, another optional accessory, lets the end-user daisy chain Max II modules together for distributed sound.
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