UPstage 360｜World's First 360° Smart Speaker in Hi-Res Audio
We all want the best audio enjoyment, but there are so many challenges. You have to find the perfect speaker placement or stay in the listening sweet spot to get good sound effects. What if we can save all the trouble?
UPstage 360 is the world's first 360° Hi-Res smart speaker that will fill your space with audiophile-grade sound.
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UPstage 360 is the smartest and the best-performing speaker that combines a 3-way system, 40Hz-40kHz ultra-wide frequency range, and ultimate Hi-Res sound quality in 360° enveloping soundstage.
Integrating smart home connect with audiophile-grade fidelity, UPstage 360 fills every corner with the most authentic, lifelike sound. Walk around. Dance with it. Wherever you are, feel the room-filling sound.
Listen to UPstage 360! Listening session on 24th March.
UPstage 360 projects output evenly in 360° omni-directional soundstage, fills the space with premium Hi-Res audio, and creates a listening "sweet zone", where the same exquisite sound will be heard at every position.
Unlike conventional speakers, which deliver directional output and chain listeners to a limited area, UPstage 360 creates consistently quality sound regardless of where you stand in relation to the speaker and envelopes the whole space with utmost clear sound.
UPstage 360 utilizes a patented ball-cone reflection structure made of aluminum alloy to create optimized reflection curves that radiate consistent sound waves dispersion and avoid interference with different frequency ranges.
Frequency response measured from different angles and frequencies presents identical SPL responses. The test was done with the latest Klippel Near Field Scanner (NFS). Even in high frequencies, UPstage 360 still delivers even sound pressure.
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UPstage 360 is equipped with an exclusive 3-way integration of 8 drivers and tri-amplification. Covering the ultra-wide frequency range of 40Hz-40kHz, it fully reproduces every detailed note and brings you a dynamic, realistic audio experience.
To obtain the stunningly tight and authoritative bass of UPstage 360, we used patented piston wave passive radiators made of natural rubber to maximize the efficiency of air and space in the cabinet, pushing deep thumping bass of 40 Hz with two 3” woofers and four passive bass radiators.
Hear more. Feel more! Re-explore your favorite music with every detail accurately reproduced in Hi-Res Audio—UPstage 360 gives you the distortion-free sound experience with <0.02% THD (Total Harmonic Distortion). Image music reproduction as if seeing a Hi-Res photo, and hear every note from delicate opera to a raucous live concert.
UPstage 360 enables internal docking with Echo Dot and ChromeCast, and it is compatible with various online streaming for Tidal, Qobuz, Spotify, Apple Music, and more! You can also pair with Bluetooth, or wire-in with AUX-in to connect with other systems.
UPstage 360 has built-in ambiance sound therapy function that combines natural sounds with often cited frequencies. These specially blended mixes of a river, forest, crystal music, and mantra chanting will help listeners stay calm, focused, and relaxed for better sleep quality.
UPstage 360 is engineered by Soundmatters. With 30 years of experience in acoustic design and micro-audiophile speaker technology originally from NASA, Soundmatters designed popular acoustic products, including foxL, named a Top 10 Gadgets of the Year by Time Magazine, and the blockbuster selling Jawbone Jambox.
Additionally, we partnered with TB Speaker, the highly regarded speaker manufacturer, to ensure quality production. Working with these experienced and reliable partners enables UPstage 360 to deliver the latest in electroacoustic technology.
UPstage 360 premiered at CES 2018 to many great reviews! We demonstrated it to Loudsoft and Klippel, makers of the world's standard acoustic testing measurements.
Connect UPstage 360 via Bluetooth and wireless streaming. You can stream for various platforms and adjust the volume from your device or from the speaker buttons.
Utilizing proprietary technologies, exclusive acoustic arrangement, and precise calibration, we balanced 8 drivers and 3-way audio range to deliver the most harmonic and authentic sound performance. Each driver is isolated in their own sealed chamber to enhance sound output, maintaining 40Hz-40kHz and loudness capabilities of 95dB SPL.
UPstage 360 extends out to 40 kHz to fully reproduce the details in Hi-Res recordings, which cover the frequency up to 40 kHz and include ultrasound frequencies that improve our perception of sound quality.
With rigid structure and patented dispersion architecture, we avoided frequency resonance, created <0.02% THD, and made the crossover at 150 Hz and 3 kHz to deliver an immaculate sound.
Level 10 is a passionate team of audio enthusiasts with a vision to reinvent speaker design for today’s lifestyle, with tomorrow’s technologies. To make this possible, we work with leading innovator of ultra-compact acoustic designs Soundmatters® to complete the all-in-one solution, UPstage 360 that integrates smart technology with ultimate sound performance.
We’re inviting all the audio lovers to join us and create a next-level audio product together. We believe the best sound should be shared, and hope UPstage 360 will bring you an unforgettable audio experience.
Risks and challenges
We are committed to delivering UPstage 360 on time with the highest quality. We have partnered with Soundmatters® and TB Speaker to ensure world-class production quality. We have planned our schedule thoroughly. Should there be any uncontrollable factor contributing to delays, we will keep you, our awesome backers, up to date, and you can also reach out to us anytime.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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