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Low-Tech Lumber Gramophones

Hexaphone iPhone Amp Makes Use of the Raw Natural Accoustics of Wood

— August 2, 2012 — Art & Design
It's refreshing to see cutting-edge and compact gadgets paired with low-tech accessories. Products like the Hexaphone iPhone Amp have the capacity to apparently work magic, considering their lack of electronic components of any sort.

The beautiful wooden piece reminds the modern consumer of the complex and impressive properties of natural materials. The timber grew out of the ground this way on its own, and it incredibly delivers a warmth and clarity in acoustics that could not be better performed by metal.

Pierre Stadelmann designed the Hexaphone iPhone Amp for L'Edito. It's assembled from about seven pieces of rich dark lumber into an open and broadening six-sided prism. Your mp3 player needs simply be slipped into it and the well-crafted chamber will accentuate the sound from the tiny handset speaker.
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