When B & W created an iPod speaker system it gave the iPod a stamp of approval as a potential audiophile device. Although this is a quality system, there is something about the design that smacks of the type of thing which might appear in a gadget collection in Wallpaper Magazine, which gives it that ‘Zoolander’ feel. We prefer speakers that try and be some other shape than a box if the shape reflects something to do with the acoustics. The Zeppelin shape seems more like pure styling, so ultimately its a question of taste.
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