Would You Buy $180,000 Speakers?


MBL’s X-treme speakers also house four proprietary 12-inch subwoofers.

MBL goes to the X-treme with its upcoming line of six-foot speakers.

Nov. 24, 2007 — by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Assuming you had all of the money in the world, would you spend it on these speakers? For the price to feed a small family for years, you could have MBL’s X-treme Speakers.

Born Rich says that these units are “perfectly balanced acoustically brilliant sound.” For $180,000, they’d better be.

Standing six feet tall, the features include four proprietary 12-inch subwoofers and two omni-directional drivers: one is suspended and inverted above the other, mounted on a massive platform made from carbon fiber, aluminum, steel, acrylic, and wood. For that price, it should be made from tiny baby ivory-billed woodpeckers.

Start saving; they will be officially launched at January’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. How many showgirls could you get for that price?

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