IKEA Unveils Minimalist ‘Eneby’ Line of Bluetooth Speakers
Swedish furniture seller IKEA has unveiled the first in a new line of minimalist Bluetooth speakers from the company.
Called Eneby, the Scandinavian-styled units come in 8-inch and 12-inch sizes, can be wall- or stand- mounted, and are made to fit in IKEA’s Kallax and Eket storage systems.
The plastic speakers come with a mesh polyester fabric front panel that can be removed to expose the drivers, and a knob on the front of the speaker controls power, bass, treble, or volume.
A 3.5mm auxiliary output around the back lets you attach a wired device, while the smaller 8-inch speaker also features a carry handle and an optional battery pack for portability.
Up to eight Bluetooth devices can be connected to a single Eneby speaker at a time, so there’s no need to disconnect one user to make way for another.
IKEA’s Eneby 8-inch speaker costs $49 and is available in white, gray, or black, while the 12-inch model costs $89 and comes in black or white.
The battery pack for the smaller speaker is sold separately for $20, and you can also buy black speaker stands for $10 each that fit both sizes.
Last year, IKEA brought to market its own Apple HomeKit-compatible smart Lighting range of products called Trådfri. The range includes LED bulbs, a remote dimmer switch puck, a gateway kit, a motion sensor kit, and dimming lights.
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