The PERI Duo Battery Case Does Double Obligation As A Wi-Fi Speaker
The PERI Duo is an iPhone battery case for the frequent entertainer — those that exit with buddies and discover that they’re the one caught hooking their telephone as much as a speaker and performing some impromptu DJing.
Barely bulkier than a Mophie, the Duo packs two highly effective (for his or her measurement) audio system that may push a shocking quantity of sound. Whereas it’s not going to be the perfect sound you’ve ever heard (particularly for those who’re all about that bass), it’s definitely a greater answer than placing your telephone in a cup to amplify its constructed-in audio system. The battery can cost your telephone by one hundred seventy% (so absolutely, after which a bit extra) or hold you absolutely charged and offer you three-four hours of music over the audio system.
There are a couple of use instances the place you’d need big audio system hooked up on to your telephone on the go — PERI co-founder Michael Hsu steered teams that go operating collectively and need some jams once we met this week — however usually you need a stationary speaker pointing to the remainder of the group.
That type of sucks for those who additionally need to use your telephone whereas entertaining everybody else, so the Duo truly works as a Wi-Fi speaker when disconnected out of your iPhone. For those who use it at residence so much, you’ll be able to configure it to hook up with your house router and let individuals management it who’re related to the identical community. In case you take it out to the seashore or a good friend’s place, you possibly can set it to generate its personal native community.
For those who a number of pals decide up Duos, you are able to do some neat tips with the case’s peer-to-peer networking features. You’ll be able to set a number of audio system to play the identical music, however change the quantity ranges on particular person instances so some rooms might be for dancing and others for hanging out. You may set a number of up on all sides of a room and ship the appropriate and left channels of music to every aspect. Or you might management a number of audio system in several rooms enjoying totally different songs, all from one telephone.
PERI efficiently funded its Indiegogo marketing campaign and bought out of its early-hen specials, however in the event you’re nonetheless all in favour of choosing one up (there’s a model for the iPhone 5/5s and one for the 6) the marketing campaign continues to be going for an additional week. They’re going for $ninety nine every, and Hsu says backers can anticipate to obtain their last models in the direction of the top of Q2 2015.