Unwired, sonorous sound flowing freely throughout your home or office: that's the Wren vision. To achieve it they've laboured over the new V5's functionality, design and hardware.
Particularly impressive is the wireless credentials Wren's speakers promote. Not only do the relevant speakers support the 'lossless' playback of music from Apple and Android devices, but their modular credentials allows you to play synchronised music from multiple Wren speakers easily.
Apple loyalists simply go for the AirPlay model, the V5AP, while Android advocates rely on Wren's Play-Fi speaker, the
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Break Out Box: Apple iPhones, iPads, iPod Touches, Macintosh computers and Windows PCs running iTunes can stream wireless music to the Wren V5AP Wren's V5 speakers are a cocktail of minimalist styling, premium materials and
functional form. For starters both the Apple and Android variants have natural Rosewood or Bamboo timber cabinets. Although the wooden veneer echoes sentiments of traditional warm sound, a reinforced grille hints at the suite of the cutting-edge technology powering the system. Apart from looking pretty, the good folks at Wren-who, mind you, are being led by former Harmon International VP, Mike Giffen-have designed the speaker cabinet to elude the nasty vibrations that tend to pervert music at high volumes. A lot of work has gone into the production of sound that is loud across a wider area. Each variant of the V5 speaker puts to work two 3-inch long throw drivers and a pair of wide dispersion 19mm soft dome tweeters, all powered by Intersil's D2 50 watt class D amplifier. Each driver has been set for the absolute optimum sound dispersion for audio characterised by a wide sound stage.
Wren's V5 speakers retail for $549.95.