Geneva Adds Bluetooth to All-in-One Music Players
Adding wireless is in style
Geneva Model L Wireless speaker/player
October 30, 2013 by Grant Clauser

Geneva Lab, based in Switzerland,  makes some interesting-looking all-in-one audio systems that have a modern minimalist appeal. That minimal aesthetic doesn’t extend into the technology though. The company has recently added Bluetooth to the Models M, L and XL.

All three models feature touch-sensitive controls mounted on top of their cabinets. Gone are the docks that used to allow iPod playback and charging. Now music playback comes via Bluetooth (which is available on all smartphones) or from the built-in CD slot (on models L and XL) or the FM radio.

Here’s a breakdown on the new systems. Floor stands for $199 are available for all models.

Model M Wireless $599
•  Bluetooth A2DP for wireless audio streaming
•  FM radio
•  Four amplifiers with 60W RMS output
•  Digital clock with alarm
•  LED display -easy to read in daylight
•  Touch sensitive controls on the cabinet top
•  Two separate internal acoustic chambers


Model M Wireless

Model L Wireless $1,199
•  Bluetooth aptX wireless audio streaming
•  CD player – slot loading
•  FM radio
•  Four powerful Class-D amplifiers with 180 Watt RMS output
•  LED display -easy to read in daylight
•  Touch sensitive controls on the cabinet top
•    Separate internal acoustic chambers for each speaker

Model XL Wireless $2,299
•  Bluetooth aptX wireless audio streaming
•  CD player – slot loading
•  FM radio
•  Six powerful Class-D amplifiers with 346 Watt RMS output
•  LED display -easy to read in daylight
•  Touch sensitive controls on the cabinet top
•  Separate internal acoustic chambers for each speaker


Model XL Wireless

See Also:
Samsung Launches Sonos-like Wireless Music System
Wireless Audio System Basics
What You Need to Know About Wireless Networks
Review: Control4 Wireless Music Bridge

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Grant Clauser - Technology and Web Editor, Electronic House
Grant Clauser has been covering home electronics for more than 10 years with editorial roles in several consumer and trade magazines. He's done ISF-level damage to hundreds of reviewed products and has had training from THX, the Home Acoustics Alliance, Control4 and Sencore. His latest book is Necessary Myths. Follow him on Twitter @geclauser.

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