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AKKORD PENGUIN U61 (1961) PORTABLE BLUETOOTH SPEAKER

AKKORD PENGUIN U61 (1961) PORTABLE BLUETOOTH SPEAKER

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EARLY RADIO TRANSFORMED INTO BLUETOOTH SPEAKER. 1961 Akkord Pinguin U61 model, unique design and warm sound. Manufactured in germany. Good cosmetic condition with minimal signs of time, telling and testifying to the authenticity of the object. Rare piece in pastel blue coloring. Dimensions 31 cm x 20 cm, depth 15 cm.

HISTORY OF THE OBJECT. Akkord-Radio, a company based in Offenbach, has gained considerable fame for its high-quality portable radios, known as "Kofferradios." With production beginning in 1948/49, she became an important figure in the world of radio devices. Akkord has distinguished itself by being one of the few manufacturers in Germany to focus almost exclusively on portable radios, often called "Offenbachs." In 1950, the company made the switch to 90 mA D-valves, distinguishing itself as one of the first to do so. In 1953, Akkord introduced its first FM device, the "Offenbach U53." The 96 series of 1954 marked a further innovation with the use of 25 mA battery-operated valves, greatly reducing power consumption. Akkord-Reiseradios are known for their elegant exterior design, often with fine leather details or crocodile and snake simulations, suggesting a possible connection to the Offenbach leather industry. Despite growing competition, Akkord has continued to distinguish itself through outstanding design and quality without relying on a major advertising campaign. In the 1960s, the Jäger family gradually sold business shares to the Bosch Group. Despite its subsequent decline, Akkord will remain an example of how a small family business can stand out in a competitive market.

RECHARGEABLE 15 HOUR INTERNAL BATTERY. Each radio is equipped with a high-quality lithium battery capable of playing music for 15 hours continuously. Recharging it is super easy, via a standard power cord provided free of charge.

INVESTING IN TIME. In our store, we are passionate about preserving the historical integrity and collector value of vintage radios. We offer distinctive service through the installation of our exclusive Erwitt Bluetooth Kit, which is gently added and easily removed, keeping all original components intact. This approach not only provides a modern experience without compromising the important historical legacy of these extraordinary pieces, but also helps to preserve their value over time. As these items become rarer and more valuable, they also become harder to find, making your vintage radio not only a listening pleasure, but also an increasingly valuable investment over the years.

TOTAL COMPATIBILITY. 100% compatible with all Apple and Android smartphones. Tablet, Pc, Mac, and any other device with a Bluetooth connection. We are the only ones in the industry who can offer a custom Bluetooth receiver at the Hardware level: we program it for each individual radio so that the Bluetooth connection name of the is exactly that of the chosen model and not a generic name.

EMOTIONAL, STUPID, CONQUERING. The excitement of breathing new life into a piece of history with the gestures of the last century. The new Bluetooth system is started by simply turning the original radio power knob, and the volume is also adjustable from the knob.

STREAMING WITHOUT BORDERS. Spotify, YouTube, Apple Music, Google Music, Amazon Music, Deezer, Tidal, Digital Radio and more. Free to listen to your favorite sound stream and manage everything directly from your connected device.

PRONTE FOR ALEXA AND GOOGLE HOME. You can pair your Amazon Echo or Google Home and thus add voice command and Multi-Room function to Erwitt radios. Manage your smart home or ask to play your favorite song. Having an answer from a radio station of the last century will leave everyone breathless.

THE SOUND THAT DISTINGUISHES YOU. A warm, vintage and enveloping sound that differs from modern speakers. When we work on a radio we perform a complete overhaul to the original speaker. This is because our goal is to have unique audio that stands out in character, timbre, and intensity. We like the idea of reviving the original "voice" of each radio station, elevating it to the nth degree. Want to hear with your own ears? Visit us at the Official Store or visit the "Listen" section of our Instagram profile. Want a video of a specific model? Contact us and we will send it to you.

THE SECURITY OF AN OFFICIAL STORE. Not only Online. We are here to offer you a real-world shopping experience, a step back in time where the scent of the past meets the charm of elegant, timeless lines. Ability to customize on many radios and you know who you buy your products from. We put our faces on it, with passion and willingness.

5-YEAR WARRANTY, SATISFACTORY OR REFUNDED. Every single order is carefully processed in Erwitt Laboratories, so we are sure to offer you a quality product. You have our free technical support for any needs and you are covered under warranty for a full 5 years. We always offer free returns if you change your mind.

FREE SHIPPING, ALWAYS. No Prime subscription to pay, for our customers shipping is always free, regardless of the amount spent. Within 3-6 working days after the order, the radio is converted to Bluetooth and shipped to the customer.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS:5V USB charger with Short and Overload Protection. Original speaker perfect and fully serviced. 15W amplifier with accurately equalized DSP. Battery rechargeable via USB. Bluetooth AptX receiver 5.0 Erwitt with Connection Name and custom parameters. Ignition from original knob and operation LED.

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