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Meters Cubed is a VU meter-incorporating wireless speaker system

We've seen on-ear and in-ear headphones with VU meters from Meters Music - now a desktop wireless speaker system joins the quirky brand's distinctive product line-up.

The mains-powered Meters Cubed comprises three desktop-friendly 90mm-cubed, well, cubes - two of which are stereo speakers, each featuring a 2.5in driver driven by a 10 watts-per-channel amplifier.

The Cubed is equipped with Bluetooth 4.0 technology for wireless connectivity to a laptop, smartphone or tablet. There’s also a 3.5mm input for hardwiring devices.

The audio consumer brand – the offspring of Ashdown Engineering, which provides guitar amps to some of the world’s biggest musicians - made use of its parent company’s relationship with U2 by teaming up with the band’s bassist Adam Clayton for its in-ears, but no such celebrity endorsement has (thus far) been attached to the Cubed.

Meters Cubed comes in black or white finishes and is available now, priced at £200.

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Becky is Hi-Fi and Audio editor of What Hi-Fi?, and has been part of the team for almost eight years, with her current position preceded by roles as a staff writer and news editor. During that time she has been fortunate enough to travel the world to report on the biggest and most exciting brands in hi-fi and consumer tech (and has had the jetlag and hangovers to remember them by). In her spare time, Becky can often be found running, watching Liverpool FC and horror movies, and hunting for gluten-free cake.