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Briefly: New portable Wren V5BT and wearable Pulse Bluetooth speakers

updated 09:45 pm EST, Fri November 22, 2013

New Wren V5BT's 3-inch throw drivers and four layer voice coils produce realistic bass

American audio company, Wren Sound Systems, is now shipping its latest speaker product, the Wren V5BT portable speaker. Powered by Intersil's classic D2 50-watt DSP-controlled class D amplifier, the V5BT is able to deliver room-filling sound in a compact design.

Wren V5BT speakers
Wren V5BT speakers

The Wren V5BT produces realistic bass, with its 3-inch throw drivers and four layer voice coils, and its 19mm pair of soft dome tweeters create a wide soundstage. Bluetooth enabled, the V5BT can connect with devices that use Bluetooth 2.0 or higher. Direct connection on the rear of the speaker allows users to hardwire devices such as TVs, CD players or Blu-ray players via its 3.5mm auxiliary input. Finished with natural bamboo or rosewood veneers over a half-inch thick MDF board, its cabinet and acoustically transparent grille are designed to reduce cabinet distortion. Currently available for purchase in rosewood, the V5BT in natural bamboo can be pre-ordered to be shipped December 10, 2013. The V5BT is priced at $400 and is available online.

FELTaudio's PULSE Bluetooth speaker offers 30-foot range

Announced at CES 2013, FELTaudio has announced the availability of its PULSE Bluetooth speaker. The wireless device has a charge that lasts for up to eight hours, and is small enough to be wearable with its rear clip, suitable for clothing and additionally functions as a stand.

FELTaudio's PULSE speaker

Equipped with a 39mm driver and USB rechargeable battery, the 2.3-ounce speaker is able to sync with any Bluetooth-enabled device, offering users the ability to stream music as well as conduct hands-free calls. For amplified audio, users can pair the PULSE speaker with a FELTaudio phone case, which can connect directly to the back of an iPhone or Samsung phone. The PULSE speaker can be purchased for $80 in black and white colors, and accompanied with a FELTaudio phone case for $100 combined.

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