|Price incl. VAT||£1,879|
|Price excl. VAT||£1,565.83|
|Extended warranty + 1 year £187.90 Extended warranty + 1 year||
|Return products within two months £93.95 Possibility to return products within two months||
The rank of experienced users with high-end audio equipment probably find a few of those who have not heard about the company Bang & Olufsen, whose products can often find luxury equipped laptops. And this long experience had necessarily reflected in other spheres of activity of the company, therefore represents another product, designed for demanding - BeoPlay A9 - Modern wireless speaker with an extraordinary poppet design, enhanced connectivity and the latest technologies.
Few high-end audio equipment enthusiasts haven’t heard about the Bang & Olufsen company, whose products can be often found in luxury notebooks. The long years of experience have inevitably influenced other company activities, so now it introduces a different kind of high-end audio equipment. BeoPlay A9 is a modern wireless speaker with an extraordinary plate design, enhanced connectivity, and a host of the latest technological features.
The Danish designer Alexander Oivind Slaatta has created a really unique speaker that looks like a beautiful and futuristic piece of furniture. Its striking plate design will undoubtedly attract attention of all your visitors, but more importantly, it is manufactured from carefully selected materials, giving it a distinct feeling of understated luxury. It is also designed to be perfectly adaptable – you can place it in a corner, free standing in a room, or hang it on the wall with the optional wall bracket. The rear handle comes in handy if you need to move it somewhere and the speaker is not even particularly heavy – it weighs mere 15 kg. No matter which position you choose, it always plays music in the best quality possible. The Bang & Olufsen philosophy demands no less.
Its fresh and modern look is not the only thing that sets this beauty apart. BeoPlay A9 is a music system created for quick integration with your existing devices. In addition to the Bluetooth 4.0 wireless standard, it is also compatible with Apple AirPlay for unlimited streaming from your Apple device, and even supports DLNA. So if your home network has other DLNA compatible devices, nothing prevents you from pairing them and streaming your music directly into this gorgeous speaker. And if you prefer cables, there is a USB port for Apple iPod, iPhone, or iPad, plus a Line-in. The speaker also supports Spotify, Deezer and TuneIn streaming services.
Control your music like never before. The device is equipped with a motion sensor, so if you want to turn volume up or down, simply swipe your hand across the top to adjust it. Rest your hand on the top sensor for a few seconds to mute the speaker completely. Tap to the right to play next track and left to play previous track. This incredibly clever control system was designed by some of the best experts in the industry.
BeoPlay A9 was created for bass, so the presence of a bassreflex on the rear panel should not come as a surprise. Coupled with five powerful class-D amplifiers, the speaker ensures that its output will perfectly fill even larger rooms, all in stunning quality and audio balance and with clean and exquisite bass reproduction.
Amplifier output (RMS):
1 × 160 W Class D for bass
2 x 80 W Class D for midrange
2 x 80 W Class D for heights
1 × 8" woofer
2 × 3" mid-range
2 × 3" tweeter
Effective frequency range:
33.1-25 000 Hz
DLNA wireless streaming
1 x USB for iPod/iPhone/iPad
1 x Line-In 3.5mm for MP3 players
1 x Ethernet
Typical: 23 W
Stand-by: 0.5 W
Dimensions (H x V x W): 415 x 908 x 701 mm
Dimensions on wall (W x H): 701 x 213 mm
Weight: 15 kg (including stand) / 14.2 kg (without stand)
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