Zune Thoughts

Zune Thoughts.com

Thanks for visiting Zune Thoughts - be sure to register in our forums!


Laptop Thoughts

Loading feed...

Windows Phone Thoughts

Loading feed...

Digital Home Thoughts

Loading feed...




Go Back   Thoughts Media Forums > ZUNE THOUGHTS > Zune Accessories

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 01-08-2007, 06:45 PM
Darius Wey
Developer & Designer, News Editor Emeritus
Darius Wey's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2006
Posts: 12,959
Default VAF Octavio 1 on Amazon

<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://www.amazon.com/Research-Octavio-Speaker-System-Player/dp/B000KGN5KQ/sr=8-1/qid=1167947766/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1/102-6545429-6744904?ie=UTF8&s=electronics' target='_blank'>http://www.amazon.com/Research-Octavio-Speaker-System-Player/dp/B000KGN5KQ/sr=8-1/qid=1167947766/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1/102-6545429-6744904?ie=UTF8&s=electronics</a><br /><br /></div><em>&quot;Timed to coincide with the release of Microsoft's Zune media player, the Octavio 1 speaker system fills your home or office with pure, powerful music and movie sound. The Octavio's central feature is the built-in Zune cradle along the top, which both charges the media player and sends its audio and video signals to the amplifier for audible playback. The Octavio 1's video output, meanwhile, connects directly to a TV, so you can enjoy your Zune photos and videos on the big screen without running additional cables across the floor. And when you're not listening to or watching your Zune, you can connect the Octavio 1 to a DVD player, video game console, or other video source. In short, the Octavio 1 serves as an integrated, high-end entertainment system that makes everything from music to movies to games sound rich and robust.&quot;</em><br /><br /><img width="280" height="166" alt="" src="http://images.thoughtsmedia.com/zt/2006/wey-20070109-vafoctavio.jpg" /><br /><br />The &quot;Designed for Zune&quot; <a target="_blank" href="http://www.vaf.com.au/zune.asp">Octavio 1</a> speaker system from Australian company, VAF, is on <a target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/Research-Octavio-Speaker-System-Player/dp/B000KGN5KQ/sr=8-1/qid=1167947766/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1/102-6545429-6744904?ie=UTF8&amp;s=electronics">Amazon</a> and available for order (shipping soon) on a first come, first served basis. There's a lot of power under the hood, but at a hefty price: $499.99 USD a pop. Any of you considering picking one up?
__________________
Want the latest news, views, rants and raves? Visit our portal. Wish to contact me? Send me a private message or e-mail.
 
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 01-08-2007, 08:04 PM
-james-
Neophyte
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 2

I placed my order for these back in November when the original release date was somewhere in early December. They've been 'shipping soon' since then.

I cancelled the order and bought the Altec Lansing M604 instead. They don't sound great, but they're not terrible. If the Octavio gets great reviews when it's finally available, I may still consider picking them up.
 
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 01-14-2007, 05:18 PM
kryptman40k
Pupil
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 16

Don't get it.

Don't understand why people don't just use their computer speakers or jack into their stereos.

Buying a dock for an mp3 player is like buying ear buds for a stereo.

shrug.
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Win a VAF Octavio 1 at Zunerama Darius Wey Zune Hardware 2 07-16-2007 01:01 PM
Amazon to Offer DRM-Free MP3s? Damion Chaplin Digital Home News 8 12-22-2006 06:00 PM
Amazon Unbox Review Chris Gohlke Digital Home News 2 09-15-2006 03:42 PM
New York Times: Amazon Will Take On iPod With Its Own Music Player Jason Dunn Digital Home News 0 02-17-2006 09:40 PM
Amazon Inches Toward Movie Downloads Suhit Gupta Digital Home News 4 02-03-2006 01:38 PM


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 05:33 PM.