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A beautiful Transparent Speaker with high quality audio components and materials. Sustainable design created for today's music lover.
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PEOPLE PEOPLE

490 backers pledged $169,480 to help bring this project to life.

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    1. Creator PEOPLE PEOPLE on February 10

      That should have been Ebay. ;)

    2. Creator PEOPLE PEOPLE on February 10

      @TennysonNadah Thank you for your kind words for the team. We wish you all the best as well. Bay would be a good bet too to find a new home for the transparent speaker. Kind regards People People Team.

    3. Creator Tennyson Nadah on February 9

      This project is - in retrospect - a success story for KS. A really good idea that took time to come to fruition due to unforeseen circumstances. unfortunately with the delay to getting the project out it has come too late for the likes of myself and it has sadly had to go into the attic. I can't say I was awfully happy with having to pay extra for the same item as others but I guess that's how it is. Since I won't be using this any more, if anyone would like to purchase it off me for the KS price send me a message. I wish the peoplepeople team luck with their future projects.

    4. Creator PEOPLE PEOPLE on January 11

      Hello all,
      Well all of the speakers have now made their way around the globe into your living rooms etc and we've gotten to see some great pics on instagram #transparentspeaker, and even heard the first songs played on the Spotify list. The team is busy working on new projects so keep up to date by following the blog www.peoplepeople.se or if you want others to experience the joys of a Transparent Speaker, send them over to www.peopleproducts.co
      Keep sending any questions you may have through to us and keep uploading your speaker snaps to instagram, facebook, twitter & pinterest. Enjoy.
      People People Team

    5. Creator Stanley Zreinike on October 23

      Would be very nice if the project team provided backers with a post project update

    6. Creator mudgod on September 26, 2014

      anyone has a bluetooth adapter that fits into the slot at the back of the speaker?

    7. Creator kallemagne on August 26, 2014

      Dear peoplepeople team
      I have been waiting patiently since spring 2013 for the transparent speaker. I submitted my address, etc. two times, wrote an email 8 days ago on August 18., but no one seems to react or care. Please be so kind to answer my messages. I hope it is not more than a misunderstanding with regard to the consequences.
      Kind regards

    8. Creator mudgod on August 18, 2014

      Hi guys,
      same issue with Sean, could you provide a list of recommended bluetooth dongle that will work with the speaker?

    9. Creator Sean Wu on August 16, 2014

      Someone please help, plugged in a Bluetooth dongle into the USB slot of the speaker and try to pair it with my iPhone, but my phone cannot find the device at all, is there a specific Bluetooth dongle I need to get?

    10. Creator Stanley Zreinike on July 23, 2014

      thinking about getting a second one of these and running a two speaker setup with a rega turntable in a smaller room - speakers and turntable all wall-mounted with a Beatlesque wallpaper behind the speakers and turntable on one wall only

    11. Creator David Barnard on July 22, 2014

      So I've lived with the speaker for a couple of weeks now. I'm very impressed with the build quality, and I really like the industrial feel of the design. Sound quality is good and fills my kitchen diner.

      Couple of niggles: the power cable was very tight first time, and I almost had a horrific moment where the speaker toppled over as I was pushing it in; and the handle on the (very attractive) packaging wasn't strong enough to best the weight of the speaker.

      Overall I'm very happy with this beautiful product, and pleased to have been a part of the development.

      First song: Aphex Twin - Pulsewidth

    12. Creator mudgod on July 20, 2014

      Any possibility of ordering more speakers?

    13. Creator PEOPLE PEOPLE on July 18, 2014

      @Ivan
      I have emailed you now, sorry about the service being in "summer mode" (a little bit slower than usually).

    14. Creator Ivan But on July 17, 2014

      Mine still somewhere I don't know where, and you guys don't answering my emails. Sigh.

    15. Creator Anders Aare Pedersen on July 16, 2014

      Got a notice from my local post office, telling me the speaker had arrived. Sadly though, due to wrong labeling from People People, I am being charged 150EUR to collect it. Kickstarter projects should be marked "GIFT" or "REWARD", not "Commercial content".

      How should I go about? Should it be returned, so that you can send it back with the correct label? Will you offer documentation to customs, saying that it is a gift? Or should i pay, and get refunded by you? I was really disappointed, since I thought the wait was over and that I could take it home and open it...

    16. Creator aparkar on July 15, 2014

      Got mine in Melbourne, Australia. Clearly the box has been through some tough times. But the packaging was solid and the speaker itself was in perfect condition.

      Looks great and sounds fantastic! Easily the best Kickstarter I've backed. Great job guys, loving the red cables.

    17. Creator SimonBowler on July 15, 2014

      Just got my speakers delivered in Brisbane, Australia. Totally fantastic!. People People I am really grateful. What a wonderful device. Great sound !
      (PS Emele you can get a universal plug from Dick Smith or wherever for next to nothing or wire in a local plug)

    18. Creator Stanley Reid on July 11, 2014

      Got mine in Canada yesterday.......
      Wow, it was totally worth the wait, it is so beautiful, it sounds great really fills up the room with music. Got the wireless hooked up and could not be happier, you guys did a great job put allot of effort on the details and the final product is fantastic!

    19. Creator emele on July 11, 2014

      Hi Just received the speaker in Australia. Great Finish and sounds great. One disappointment however is that there is no power cord with an Australian plug. Having this plug would have finished the product beautifully.

    20. Creator PEOPLE PEOPLE on July 10, 2014

      Hi, thank you all for sharing the positive comments! Super happy times! Feel free to share your first song played here in the comment. It's such a great way to share your experience. We are adding them all to this playlist (27 songs so far!): http://open.spotify.com/user/peopleproducts/playlist/2PWU0el9z42xzeCaj4YDp4

    21. Creator Sebastien Powell on July 8, 2014

      Got my transparent speaker today - I'm blown away, it's beautiful. Amazing attention to detail, and the sound is fantastic. Amazing job guys, it was well worth the wait :)

    22. Creator Andrew Mirfin on July 8, 2014

      Yes, it is official, Parcel force have lost mine.

    23. Creator mudgod on July 8, 2014

      Got mine in Singapore. Contests on delivering a fab product. Where do I go to buy more?

    24. Creator Andrew Mirfin on July 4, 2014

      Now parcel force have lost mine!!!!
      Getting back to me next week, no one has any idea where it is. Frustrating.

    25. Creator Christian Ferri on July 4, 2014

      I had to wait 2 days to pick up my speaker to the post office as I was not at home those last weeks.

      It defenitvely has been a great moment when I pulled out the speaker from its box and i have to say that the design is as good as it seemed to be on the pictures.

      Regarding the sound, I'm not a professional but I can say that the quality of the sound is far better compared to other speakers (i'm thinking about the bose and beats speakers). My first song played was Inside from Bang Gang.

      Thank you very much People People. I'm happy to have found a company who cares to manufacture beautiful, eco-friendly and quality products. It was worth waiting !

    26. Creator solefald on July 3, 2014

      My transparent speaker arrived today in Germany. Well, it was worth the long wait. Great secure packaging, wonderful designed and function able. Speaker is heavier than imaged and smaller than thought, but still massive and beautiful.
      I am happy with the sound ( no audiophile) and haven't connected via bluetooth with mac so far, but will get a bluetooth dongle tomorrow. All cables ( UK/Europe and audio cables) in great red are included. Thank you PeoplePeople.se for designing such great speaker. Here's my unboxing vine clip: https://vine.co/v/MUJbFdFKqJd

    27. Creator Charlie Henderson on July 3, 2014

      now I have my speaker, trying to work out for sure how to connect to the Sonos network without shelling out £400 for a Sonos Connect.
      John Driggers kindly suggested this below http://www.amazon.com/iReceiver-Wi-Fi-Music-Receiver-Extender/dp/B00I0Z427E/ref=pd_sim_sbs_misc_3
      Would this 100% be recognised by Sonos network?
      Cheers
      Charlie

    28. Creator Yoshimi on July 1, 2014

      Anyone got a shipping email in the UK?

    29. Creator PEOPLE PEOPLE on July 1, 2014

      Hi Minh & Andrew, please see our last update. We have sent out all the UK order yesterday. Today we have submitted all the Australian orders and the are being processed by the warehouse.

    30. Creator Minh Tran on June 24, 2014

      When is this shipping to Australia??????

    31. Creator Andrew Mirfin on June 24, 2014

      Would be good for an update on delivery times for the UK, it has all gone a little quiet again!

    32. Creator Bart Kloes on June 23, 2014

      Dear People to People,

      Great to hear all of those reviews.
      But how about de UK batch that supposes to arrive at the 18th of June.
      I want to also give a great review but without a speaker that is al bit difficult.

      please some update

    33. Creator Stanley Zreinike on June 19, 2014

      this was my first kickstarter project and it just might be the best

    34. Creator Stanley Zreinike on June 17, 2014

      James Taylor is sounding mighty fine. Thinking seriously about getting a second one of these for a two speaker set up, add that Kickstarter turntable and you have a mighty fine set up

    35. Creator Brad Dancer on June 17, 2014

      Speaker looks great- well crafted!!!

    36. Creator Richard Thomas on June 17, 2014

      Have you made any shipments to Canada yet? Saying out loud I hope you have not chosen UPS as your shipper! Will we get shipping notices?

    37. Creator Stanley Zreinike on June 15, 2014

      really, really nice packaging

    38. Creator PEOPLE PEOPLE on June 13, 2014

      Hi Jeremy.

      There is no way that the speaker talks directly to the internet. One way to be able to stream music from the internet is to use your smartphone and then transfer music via a bluetooth to a usb bluetooth dongle powered on the back of the speaker. Another way is installing an Airport Express (we have made a special space and power cable for it) and then send music to that unit over your network via Airplay.

    39. Creator Jeremy Chien on June 12, 2014

      Hi, got my speaker and love it! But how do I get this hooked up to the internet?

    40. Creator Joe Mildenhall on June 11, 2014

      Received my speaker today. Well packed and arrived safely. Looks great. Good sound. Patience paid off...

    41. Creator Stephen Tabler on June 11, 2014

      Received my speaker today. It looks amazing. Feels very solid and well-constructed - and a lot heavier than I expected (not that I had any frame of reference to set expectations by...).

      The sound seems great to me, but I am in no way an audiophile. Now I'm trying to decide - keep it at home, or set up in my office... or try to buy another speaker...

      It was a long wait, and frustrating at times, but in the end, I am very satisfied. (Although I do hope backers who paid for the full-kit receive some consideration to make up for having paid more, in my case $110 more, than those who ordered the 'kit' version but received the full version.)

    42. Creator Stanley Zreinike on June 8, 2014

      So someone is enjoying their speaker already? My ETA is later this week.

    43. Creator brad3fish on June 7, 2014

      It took awhile but it looks and sounds great

    44. Creator Joel Bacque on May 26, 2014

      Got my shipping survey early this morning! Check your emails and/or be on the look out!

    45. Creator Brad Dancer on May 20, 2014

      Thanks guys, i don't think we're asking for weekly - just not absent - so hopefully you'll keep up regular updates and let us know how its going.

    46. Creator PEOPLE PEOPLE on May 12, 2014

      Hi Hans!
      First of all, thanks for the kind words. About the communication, we simply can not promise to write weekly updates because with getting everything in order and shipping the first batches, there hasn't been time. However, there will be a new update up in just a few moments, and we hear you. We do want all of our customers, and especially our backers, to be ambassadors, friends and fans. We'll try to be a bit more frequent now that we finally have both the first US and EU batches on those ships.

      @Liz and Seb. Don't worry! The survey will be sent in a week or so.

    47. Creator Liz Denys on May 12, 2014

      "Heard back in a private message about shipping:

      The survey will not be sent until in another week or so. It's quite a long shipping time, and we will send the surveys when the speakers arrive to the US (which will probably be may 18th."

      Excited to hear that my speaker is on its way and that it should ship somewhere sane!

    48. Creator Liz Denys on May 11, 2014

      I am very concerned that my speaker is being shipped to an old address where I won't be able to claim it. I expect compensation if I'm then out my full pledge.

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