There is always something special about items that are crafted with wood. It has that unique attraction that makes you want to run your fingers along its surface, like a nice wooden table top. The latest set of speakers from Goodmans, a home entertainment company from the UK, will certainly make you want to reach out and touch its exquisite wooden exterior made with real wood veneer.
One of the models, the Heritage II Connect, has a vintage-looking design that is modernised with a 2.7-inch OLED screen, 2 main metal control knobs and a simple rows of buttons for quick access to key functions. If you think that the Heritage II Connect is simply a retro makeover of a radio, you couldn’t be more wrong. The unit not only features digital and FM radio, it allows you to stream directly with Spotify Connect and create multi-room audio on a group of these speakers. Inside the Heritage II Connect is a 36W high power stereo speakers, built-in DSP (Digital Signal Processing) and a digital amplifier to deliver deep rich audio.
The second model is the Heritage II Portable digital radio. It is finished with the same real wood veneer and comes in piano white and natural wood colours. The word ‘portable’ in this model means it’s designed for the outdoors, allowing you up to 10 hours of playback time on a 5000 mAh high capacity rechargeable battery. Both models comes with built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth functions allows you set up multi-room, multi-zone connection. For those who love this brand of speakers (ask your grandpa, he might know), you will be glad to know that you can pair up to a maximum of 7 speakers with compatible NFC smart devices.
The speakers work with a free UNDOK app, allowing you to control volume, selected radio stations, create and play the same playlist on a group of Heritage II speakers. The app is available on the Apple Appstore and Google Play Store and works with most smartphones and tablets (iOS 7 or later for Apple devices). The Heritage II speakers from Goodmans are now available at Ante, retailing at S$699 and S$599 respectively.
Antė stores are located at:
Antė @Vivo City, #02-K5 1 Harbourfront Walk, Singapore 098585
Antė @Tangs Plaza, Level 3, 310 Orchard Road, Singapore 238864
Antė @Suntec City Mall, #01-457A, Tower 1, 3 Temasek Blvd, Singapore 038983 (Across Paserbella)