• 02-15-2007, 03:20 PM
    Smokey
    Cabasse's $150,000 speakers.
    Cabasse recently took the wraps off its La Sphere speakers, which go for the budget-busting price of $150,000 per pair.

    I ever seen speakers like these. It have 22-inch woofer, with an 8-inch Duocell ring design that is combined with a 5-inch midrange and 1.2-inch dome diaphragm tweeter. Manufacture claim that spherical enclosure eliminates standing waves and creates symmetry in every direction with no diffraction effects from 20 Hz to 20 kHz.

    It give a new meaning to the word “High End”.

    http://www.electronichouse.com/image...-la-sphere.jpg

    http://www.electronichouse.com/artic..._speakers/C157
  • 02-15-2007, 04:03 PM
    Dusty Chalk
    Well...if I win the lottery, I'll definitely get a pair.
  • 02-15-2007, 05:54 PM
    Pat D
    Hmmmmm . . .
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by Dusty Chalk
    Well...if I win the lottery, I'll definitely get a pair.

    We were thinking of a 7.1 system . . .
  • 02-15-2007, 06:34 PM
    Dusty Chalk
    If it's good enough for stereo, I'll upgrade to 7.1. What is that, US$525,000 for the speakers, plus whatever for the Wilson Benesch Torus:

    http://www.sonicflare.com/cut-away-torus-3.jpg
  • 02-15-2007, 09:59 PM
    PeruvianSkies
    Looks like junk to me that some guy who worked for NASA slapped together when he was bored in space. I'll take The Gryphon Poseidon Speaker System without a second thought over this!
  • 02-16-2007, 04:22 AM
    Dusty Chalk
    No, there's actually a very specific reason for (a) having the drivers axially aligned, and (b) using a spherical enclosure.
  • 02-16-2007, 04:42 AM
    Pat D
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by Dusty Chalk
    If it's good enough for stereo, I'll upgrade to 7.1. What is that, US$525,000 for the speakers, plus whatever for the Wilson Benesch Torus:

    http://www.sonicflare.com/cut-away-torus-3.jpg

    Well, we intend to win the lottery BIG.
  • 02-16-2007, 05:59 AM
    Dusty Chalk
    Looked it up, the Wilson Benesch Torus is only just under US$10K. A relative bargain.

    So, I could do all that will a cool mil, and still have money leftover to buy a small house.
  • 02-16-2007, 09:07 AM
    topspeed
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by Dusty Chalk
    If it's good enough for stereo, I'll upgrade to 7.1. What is that, US$525,000 for the speakers, plus whatever for the Wilson Benesch Torus:

    http://www.sonicflare.com/cut-away-torus-3.jpg

    WTF is that? Yes, I'm too lazy to google.
  • 02-16-2007, 10:46 AM
    hydroman
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by Smokey
    Cabasse recently took the wraps off its La Sphere speakers, which go for the budget-busting price of $150,000 per pair.
    [snip]http://www.electronichouse.com/image...-la-sphere.jpg

    http://www.electronichouse.com/artic..._speakers/C157

    Dang! Am i the only one thinking 'War Of The Worlds' here?!

    It would be cool to hear them, tho'.
  • 02-16-2007, 12:37 PM
    basite
    when you show a picture of them to somebody, not saying what it is, they probably think it's somekind of a design webcam, they look unique, but personally, my money would have gone to something else...

    Greetings,
    Bert.
  • 02-16-2007, 12:42 PM
    squeegy200
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by topspeed
    WTF is that? Yes, I'm too lazy to google.


    That's a new push/pull subwoofer. Works on the same principle as magnaplanar.
  • 02-16-2007, 07:06 PM
    audio_dude
    ...wierd... *cocks head to side and looks at everybody funny...*


    oh well, we're all here anyway... *pulls up a seat and grabs a brew*