AKKORD PINGUINETTE U (1956) SPEAKER BLUETOOTH PORTATILE
AKKORD PINGUINETTE U (1956) SPEAKER BLUETOOTH PORTATILE
VINTAGE RADIO TRANSFORMED INTO BLUETOOTH SPEAKER. 1956 Akkord Penguinette U model, unique design and warm sound. Made in Germany. Good aesthetic condition with minimal signs of aging on the gold finishes. Truly rare piece with unique colors. Coated wooden case. Dimensions 26cm x 20cm, depth 10cm.
THE 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 starting in 1948/49, it became an important figure in the world of radio devices. Akkord has the distinction of being one of the few manufacturers in Germany to focus almost exclusively on portable radios, often called "Offenbach". In 1950, the company made the switch to 90 mA D tubes, 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 valves, significantly 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 with Offenbach's leather industry. Despite growing competition, Akkord has continued to stand out through exceptional design and quality, without having to rely on a big advertising campaign. In the 1960s, the Jäger family gradually handed over their company shares to the Bosch Group. Despite subsequent decline, Akkord will remain an example of how a small family business can stand out in a competitive market.
INTERNAL 15 HOUR RECHARGEABLE BATTERY. Each radio example is equipped with a high-quality lithium battery capable of playing music for 15 hours continuously. Recharging it is very simple, using a normal power cable supplied free of charge.
JUST YOURS, A UNIQUE PIECE. Each example is for sale as a unique piece. The result of research among collectors and enthusiasts from all over the world, this treasure will be exclusively yours. We give new life to these magical objects of the past, piece by piece, by hand and with the utmost care.
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 sector able to offer a customized Bluetooth receiver at hardware level: we program it for each individual radio so that the name of the Bluetooth connection is exactly that of the chosen model and not a generic name.
EXCITES, AMAZES, CONQUERS. The emotion of giving new life to a piece of history with the gestures of the last century. The new Bluetooth system starts simply by 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.
READY FOR ALEXA AND GOOGLE HOME. You can pair your Amazon Echo or Google Home and thus add voice control and the Multi-Room function to Erwitt radios. Manage your smart home or ask to play your favorite song. Having an answer from a radio from the last century will leave everyone breathless.
THE SOUND THAT DISTINGUISHES YOU. >A warm, vintage and enveloping sound, which differs from modern speakers. When we work on a radio we carry out a complete overhaul of the original speaker. This is because our goal is to have a unique audio that stands out for its character, timbre and intensity. We like the idea of reviving the original "voice" of each radio, raising it to the nth degree. Do you want to hear with your ears? Come and visit us at the Official Store or visit the "Listen" section of ours 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 just online. We are at your disposal to offer you a shopping experience in the real world, a leap in time where the scent of the past meets the charm of elegant and timeless lines. Possibility of customization on many radios and you know who you buy your products from. We put our face to it, with passion and availability.
5 YEAR GUARANTEE, SATISFIED OR MONEY BACK. Every single order is carefully processed in the Erwitt laboratories, so we are sure to offer you a quality product. You have our free technical assistance for any need and you are covered by a 5-year warranty. If you change your mind we always offer free returns.
FREE SHIPPING, ALWAYS. No Prime subscription to pay, shipping is always free for our customers, regardless of the amount spent. Within 3-6 working days of ordering the radio is converted to Bluetooth and shipped to the customer.
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS: 5V USB Charger with Short and Overload Protection. Perfect original speaker and completely overhauled. 15W amplifier with carefully equalized DSP. Rechargeable battery via USB. Erwitt AptX 5.0 Bluetooth Receiver with Connection Name and customized parameters. Ignition by original knob and operation LED.
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5 YEAR WARRANTY
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