Unique home audio systems you’ve never seen before

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Home audio is a crowded market. In an attempt to get ahead of the competition, many speaker makers are trying brand new designs and cool new features. Here are some unique home audio systems that have caught our attention.

  • What is aptX Bluetooth? This audio codec brings CD-quality sound to wireless speakers and other audio devices.
  • What wattage speakers do you need? For most people, 50W will provide enough pop for any party.
  • What are the best new home speakers? Check out this list and our larger collection for the latest audio tech.

Your choice of home stereo says a lot about you. While some people are happy with the distorted sound of a Walmart boombox, others won’t take anything less than Sennheiser.

It’s not just about the quality of sound, either. For audiophiles with a sense of style, a good home audio setup should look the part.

If you’re searching for the perfect sound setup, take a minute to browse these unique home audio systems.

MOV-1 Ceramic Audio System

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MOV-1 ceramic speaker

Encased within a beautiful ceramic bowl, this speaker offers aptX sound with Bluetooth connectivity and eight hours of battery life. The design not only looks amazing, but it also provides unique acoustics.

Price: $630 USD

XiLO 5.1 Wireless Audio System by iXOOST

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XiLO 5.1 home audio system

Made from a collection of interwoven pipes, XiLO looks like something out of a steampunk adventure. However, there is nothing industrial age about this audio setup. You get two 4-inch 40W mid bass drivers, two 3-inch 40W mid-range drivers, a 2-inch 40W tweeter, and a powerful subwoofer.

Price: $5794 USD

VETR Audio PANL1 Slim Carbon Fiber Speakers

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VETR carbon fiber speakers

Each of these stylish speakers is crafted from a 1.3mm-thick slice of carbon fiber. This unique design means that they can fit on the smallest of desks. You also get a subwoofer to provide bass from ground level.

Price: $349 USD

Pirelli P Zero Sound Racing Tire Bluetooth Speaker

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Pirelli P Zero speaker

This motorsport-themed speaker from iXoost is an exact half-size replica of the tires used in Formula 1. The only difference is that you will find a 100W Bluetooth speaker inside the 6.5-inch aluminum rim.

Price: $2780 USD

Soundwall Smart Wall Speaker and Canvas Art

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Soundwall art speaker

Soundwall brings together visual and aural creativity. It looks like a regular canvas, complete with stunning artwork, but the aluminum frame doubles as a distributed speaker. If you enjoy getting creative yourself, there’s even a chalkboard version.

Price: $1050 USD

BeoLab 90 by Bang & Olufsen

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BeoLab 90 speaker set

This might be the most expensive set of speakers we’ve ever seen. But for anyone with the cash to invest, BeoLab 90 offers 8200W of multi-directional sound and cutting-edge design. Furthermore, the speakers can even match their sound to the acoustics of your home.

Price: $80000 USD

Bossa Moonraker Wireless Speaker System

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Moonraker speaker set

The incredible Moonraker speakers from Bossa look like something from War of the Worlds. But these tripods come in peace — and they deliver amazing aptX sound from within those curved polymer shells.

Price: $2399 USD

Fireside Audiobox Interactive Fire Sound System

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Fireside Audiobox speaker

The Fireside Audiobox brings your music to life with real flames that dance to the music. It might not be a Ring of Fire, but it’s certainly a spectacular way to enjoy your favorite playlist.

Price: $549 USD

Unique home audio systems

It seems we are in the golden age of unique home audio systems, with more designs available than ever before. If you love your music, there should be something in this list that takes your fancy.

Have you seen a unique speaker set? Describe it in the comments!

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Meet Mark Myerson

Mark is best known for writing about apps, but he also loves the tactile, hardware side of technology. Being a professional photographer, he's pretty handy with a camera, and he's a self-confessed tweetaholic.

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