Bossa Sound announces new Moonraker wireless speaker

Bossa Sound's latest wireless speaker, the Moonraker (no relation to the James Bond film, naturally) certainly looks different from our current favourite wireless speakers.

With its tripod design, it might be a little reminiscent of a Martain walker, but it's made that way for sound acoustic reasons. The company says the Moonraker's curved polymer shell is designed to minimise resonances and diffraction from its 17cm woofer and 20mm tweeter.

Connection-wise, Moonraker can operate with wired and wireless devices. It's got aptX Bluetooth 2.1, optical and coaxial digital sockets, and analog inputs that can connect to CD players or turntables (provided they have an integrated preamp).

Moonraker's legs come in 'Black Walnut' or 'White Ash' finishes, with 'Reclaimed Teak' due later next month. A pair is priced at $2400 (roughly £1900), but there's no word on UK availability as yet. We'll keep you posted as to when it's due to hit these shores.

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Adam was a staff writer for What Hi-Fi?, reviewing consumer gadgets for online and print publication, as well as researching and producing features and advice pieces on new technology in the hi-fi industry. He has since worked for PC Mag as a contributing editor and is now a science and technology reporter for The Independent.