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Om/One Levitating Speaker Review

Om/One Levitating Speaker Review

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The days when people were tied down by the wires of their speakers are long gone. Nowadays, a new type of speakers are out on the market, and they look like a floating globe. Om Audio is the name of the company that designed the first floating speaker, which seems to defy the laws of gravity. The minimalist look of the Om/One Speaker impresses people from the first time, and it makes them wonder if such a devices it sound as good as it looks. Yes, on the market, there are many Bluetooth speakers, which look like sitting cylinders, but…

Ratings

Sound quality - 98%
Design - 97%
Design – 100% Ease of Use - 95%
Battery Life - 98%

97%

Verdict

Om/One is the world’s levitating wireless speaker, which revolutionized the way speakers look. This device improves the listeners’ experience because they no longer have to be tied down by wires.  

User Rating: 2.34 ( 4 votes)

The days when people were tied down by the wires of their speakers are long gone. Nowadays, a new type of speakers are out on the market, and they look like a floating globe. Om Audio is the name of the company that designed the first floating speaker, which seems to defy the laws of gravity. The minimalist look of the Om/One Speaker impresses people from the first time, and it makes them wonder if such a devices it sound as good as it looks. Yes, on the market, there are many Bluetooth speakers, which look like sitting cylinders, but they do not impress with their design. The ones, who want to purchase a device that marvels with its look, should take a look at the Om/One floating gadget, which seems floats like an orb in space.

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Discover the look of the Om/One

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This device is designed in such a way to impress the viewers. It features a round speaker, which levitates above a base, spinning in a gentle way, just like an orb. This movement is due to the magnetic base. The user has the possibility to either let the sphere stand out above the stand or take it with him as a portable speaker. Its manufacturer created in three different colors disco ball silver, glacier white and jet black. The disco ball version is more expensive than the others, but it stands out in a room. Om/One speaker is a meticulously designed device, which is perfect for being placed in an elegant room. The sphere measures 9.1 cm/ 3.6 ” in diameter and it has a weight of 340g/ 0,75 pounds. Its audio driver has 75 mm and it floats approximately 3 cm/ 1.2″ above the magnetic base. The base has a diameter of 16 cm/ 6.3″ and a height of 4 cm/ 1.6″. The speaker part is able to float above the base, because it uses magnetic repulsion.

What specifications it features

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It is multifunctional, because it can be used not only for listening to music, but also for phone conversations. This device it includes a microphone, and this allows the user to conduct phone conversations. According to the user’s desire, this device can be let to flow above the magnetic base, or it can be taken from it to listen to be used in other spaces. It can play music both when it is placed above the base, but also when it is taken away. This is due to the fact that is a portable speaker, and it functions both when the user is inside but also when outside. Because this speaker is connected to other devices through Bluetooth, the user has the possibility to control the music from approximately 33 ft. away. This wireless speaker can be connected to many types of devices, like, notebooks, smartphones and tables. Because it is attracted to the base by a magnet, it is able to do a spinning movement. OM/ One features a Lithium-ion battery, which makes the speaker function for even 15 hours on a charge. Because it is a 3-watt speaker, it uses less power than other wireless speakers.

Check the sound quality of the Om/One

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Om Audio is a reputable manufacturer on the industry, and it is well known for the high-quality audio accessories it provides, as Mantra speakers and Inearpeace earphones. They designed the Om/One to output 110 decibels with the help of a 3W RMS amplifier. Its developers consider that the design of the floating sphere will improve the sound quality, because the sound base does not absorb the sound waves. Because there is not a nearby object to absorb the emitted sound, the user will benefit from a better audio. The manufacturers claim that the fact that this device features an unobstructed 360-degree, it makes possible for a less powerful speaker to produce more sound. If it is set at 70% volume, it can play continuously for 15 hours. The ones who want to improve their experience can add a second Om/One speaker to produce a stereo audio effect.

Om/One Specifications

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  • Brand Name OM Audio
  • World’s first floating wireless speaker
  • Includes a magnetic base, a speaker sphere, 24″ stand and charging cable, and a 12v Dc power supply
  • The base features an USB port for recharging ( the speaker comes with a wall cable included)
  • Built-in rechargeable Lithium-ion batteries which provide from 12-15 hours of function, according to the usage type (12 hours for phone conversation, and 15 hours for continuous music play)
  • 3 watt RMS amplifier
  • On/ Off touch sensor
  • Compatible with devices which feature Bluetooth
  • Compatible with Macs, PCs, smartphones and devices which feature Bluetooth
  • Sound: 100 decibels
  • Connection distance: approximately 33ft/ 10 m
  • Price: $170-$300