VAGABOND MINI - AMPLIFIER
The Vagabond mini is an ultra portable bluetooth audio amplifier designed to power existing speakers, new or old. Created for the live abroad traveller, hipster, minimalist or sustainable enthusiast, this tiny amp can transform the myriad of disused speakers found in thrift shops, garbage collections and dusty garages into fully functional music systems for your modern smart devices.
The Vagabond mini is an ultra portable bluetooth audio amplifier designed to power existing speakers, new or old. Created for the live abroad traveller, hipster, minimalist or sustainable enthusiast, this tiny amp can transform the myriad of disused speakers found in thrift shops, garbage collections and dusty garages into fully functional music systems for your modern smart devices. While mini bluetooth speakers and docks are great for their purpose, nothing beats breathing new life into a sweet set of full-sized speakers. Whether it’s the of soothing mood of 70’s speakers, the grungy tone of cheap 90’s speakers or the exacting meticulousness of audiophile speakers, there’s an option to suit every taste, whim and budget.
By incorporating the latest in aptX technology, the Vagabond mini is a step-up from ordinary bluetooth compression, bringing wire-free CD quality audio to your music and videos*. Move your speakers outside with an energy efficient digital amplifier and 25 hour battery life, the USB rechargeable Vagabond mini can power your next lawn party get-together in style. So dust off those old speakers, prowl the thrift shops or hit the classifieds and reuse, reduce and recycle with the Vagabond mini.
The proliferation of disposable, short lived electronics has generated an abundance of outdated and broken devices in our lives. When a music system ceases working, the speakers often remain completely functional and yet destined for the trash heap. Vagabond mini puts a stop to this wasteful cycle by transforming those speakers into a functioning minimalist bluetooth music system. Simply find, buy or borrow some disused speakers, connect them to Vagabond mini and start streaming your favorite tunes from any smartphone or bluetooth enabled device.
The modular electronics in Vagabond mini make it simple to repair and upgrade without the need for special tools or knowledge. When an individual module reaches the end of it’s life, simply replace it with a new or upgraded module and dispose of the old one in an e-waste recycling bin. The casing of Vagabond mini is also modular, comprised of interchangeable panels that can be mixed and matched to suit your individual style. The case materials have been carefully selected for their sustainable properties and can easily be replaced when worn out. Choose from certified plantation timber, 100% recycled translucent acrylic in multiple colours and high density 100% recycled waxed cardboard.
Vagabond mini’s modular approach ensures the minimum waste while extending the lifecycle of the device indefinitely. More than a product choice, Vagabond mini is a lifestyle choice, so join the revolution today and reuse, reduce and recycle.
- DATE- Apr, 2016
- SOFTWARE-Solidworks, KeyShot, Photoshop
- HARDWARE- Electronics