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Bass Ball

The story of the Bass Ball sub woofer created by Simon Ghahary​

Bass Ball

The Orb Bass Ball Subwoofer is an active (including amplification) high performance bass extension for the Orb 1 incorporating passive radiator technology. The cabinet is sealed thus giving the piece a really warm characteristic sound.  I wanted the die-cast aluminium heat sink (containing the amplifier and control panel assembly) fin to be a distinctive feature. Fixed to the die-cast aluminium tripod stand it is also acts as a frame to bolt the two cabinet halves together.

Displayed or discreetly concealed, the Orb Bass Ball and two Orb 1 (2.1) allow flexible set-up of stereo arrangements equivalent to the performance and frequency range of high-end, speaker boxes that occupy large amounts of space. With consideration to the space a system can take up, the Orb Bass Ball attachment is a curved aluminium stand, which enabled an Orb speaker to attach to the Bass Ball mutating the configuration symbiotically to create a completely different animal.