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    News - Harman Kardon's GLA-55 speaker system hits retail

    Clear-glass speaker system is arguably the best 2.0 solution available, says Harman Kardon.
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    Re: News - Harman Kardon's GLA-55 speaker system hits retail

    At 749 I think I'd go for a decent amp, speakers and soundcard!

    Do look loverly though

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    Re: News - Harman Kardon's GLA-55 speaker system hits retail

    Is that truely £749.99? and not £74.99?

    Who in their right mind would pay that much for ipod speakers.

    Plus HK aren't really reknowned for their speakers, they are ok but I would prefer to spend my money on something from someone like Mission and get an amp etc.

    Oh and IMO they look hideous. If I was paying that much I would want lashings of real wood!

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    Re: News - Harman Kardon's GLA-55 speaker system hits retail

    £749.99 for 2 speakers....

    For that price one can have a very nice 5.1 setup and enjoy the sound even better.

    I'm sure though that at least 1 posing banker who got a bonus will get these for someone this christmas

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    Re: News - Harman Kardon's GLA-55 speaker system hits retail

    OK, if they are glass, won't all the dust that naturally gets in the bass port make it look pretty grubby pretty quickly?

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    Re: News - Harman Kardon's GLA-55 speaker system hits retail

    I guess I am the only one that likes the glass aspect of it haha. Now I had an idea... a full glass setup. A case made out of glass, a monitor screen encased in glass (not just the monitor in glass, I mean the actual LCD screen housed in glass) and a glass keyboard with a glass mouse and a glass table and glass walls and a glass house... wait what am I thinking? o.O

    EDIT: Forgot to comment on the price, £749.99... Wow I can get an i7 + Mobo + 5870 setup just about for that price.

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    Re: News - Harman Kardon's GLA-55 speaker system hits retail

    damn, forget about the ice cool looks, the price is on fire.

    I wonder how good these sound though, never heard or tried out speakers with all these new "technologies".

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    Re: News - Harman Kardon's GLA-55 speaker system hits retail

    They do know glass resonates, right?.. Not exactly a good material to make up the chassis of speaker drivers.
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    Re: News - Harman Kardon's GLA-55 speaker system hits retail

    Quote Originally Posted by aidanjt View Post
    They do know glass resonates, right?.. Not exactly a good material to make up the chassis of speaker drivers.
    Because all you want is cones free standing in air with no resonating at all? Come on, you want a speaker box to resonate.

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    Re: News - Harman Kardon's GLA-55 speaker system hits retail

    @ £750 I'm not even sure I want to hear them. This way I won't know what I'm missing ;-)

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