Teufel joins the AirPlay party, Raumfeld launches Sonos rival

Thanks to bigboss on our Forums for spotting these interesting new products from Teufel/Raumfeld.

It seems Teufel has joined the AirPlay market with its £430 iTeufel Air speaker system (top) with 25mm tweeter, 2 x 8cm midrange drivers and a 13cm woofer. Power delivery is a claimed 100W, enough for use in rooms up to 30 sq m, says Teufel.

And following its acquisition of Raumfeld, maker of multiroom streaming products, there's a Sonos Play:5 rival in the shape of the £400 Raumfeld One (below).

It offers wireless multiroom streaming, an integrated Class D amp powering two 25mm tweeters, two 6.5cm midrange drivers and a 13cm Downfire subwoofer.

Power delivery is again a claimed 100W, and there's a free Raumfeld control app for Apple or Android devices. Alternatively you can buy the bespoke Raumfeld controller for £330.

The optional Raumfeld base station is £250, or there's the Raumfeld Connector for £270.

Finally comes the Raumfeld Speaker L (above), a powered, WLAN design with built-in 170W amplifier. It's compatible with all Raumfeld systems, and each speaker has two 17cm woofers, a 13cm midrange unit and 28mm tweeter. Price is £1200/pair.

All three products are available for sale on the Teufel UK website. We hope to get review samples soon.

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Andy Clough

Andy is Global Brand Director of What Hi-Fi? and has been a technology journalist for 30 years. During that time he has covered everything from VHS and Betamax, MiniDisc and DCC to CDi, Laserdisc and 3D TV, and any number of other formats that have come and gone. He loves nothing better than a good old format war. Andy edited several hi-fi and home cinema magazines before relaunching whathifi.com in 2008 and helping turn it into the global success it is today. When not listening to music or watching TV, he spends far too much of his time reading about cars he can't afford to buy.