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A cardboard boombox for iPhone/MP3 player. Bold design and built-in stereo amplifier. Oldschool meets Newschool.
A  mobile speaker like no other. Inspired by the oldschool ghettoblasters of the 1980s. A DIY kit made from recycled cardboard and German engineered audio technology for powerful sound.
A  mobile speaker like no other. Inspired by the oldschool ghettoblasters of the 1980s. A DIY kit made from recycled cardboard and German engineered audio technology for powerful sound.
338 backers pledged $20,071 to help bring this project to life.

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    1. Studio Axel Pfaender Creator on November 10, 2012

      Dear Backers,

      I am so happy about all the positive feedback I got in your comments, messages, on my facebook page, etc.
      If you want to further supposrt this project let your friends now about the Berlin Boombox. It's for sale at please share it. And don't forget to post your customer pics on

      Thanks to all of you,

    2. Wally Wiesmore on November 9, 2012

      Got my boombox today, well worth the 7 month wait! speakers are superb, I will have many days use with this. Do you plan a Berlin Boombox 2? Because i'm down to pre order it right now! If you have similar projects in the works keep us kickstarters posted! Using a Nexus S with a onboard Wolfson WM8994 DAC with Voodoo sound enhancements.

    3. Studio Axel Pfaender Creator on November 8, 2012

      @Div3r5ity this problem keeps popping up every now and then. I am sorry, we're trying to resolve it.
      @Jevon Archie thanks!

    4. Jevon Archie on November 7, 2012

      Got my Boombox today. I'ts AWESOME!!!. As a designer myself the work you've done with this is inspiring.
      Very good work my friend, and all the best in the future.

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      Div3r5ity on November 7, 2012

      trying to download the djmixes now that i have my boombox but on the website it says that the tracks are currently unavailable.

    6. Studio Axel Pfaender Creator on November 6, 2012

      @rcamp there's no tracking number. German Post sys it takes 6-9 days to Chile. The last rewards have been shipped last week, so please have a bit more patience. (There were more than 300 rewards to ship, so it took a while)

    7. rrcg on November 6, 2012

      Does International Berlin Boombox were sent??..If yes, there exist a tracking number, and how long do you expect that takes it to arrive to my place in Chile?

      Thanks and very regards for your product.

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      Div3r5ity on November 5, 2012

      Got mine today . 1 word - Awesome!

    9. Studio Axel Pfaender Creator on October 18, 2012

      Hallo Johannes,
      ja, der Versand hat begonnen. Bis Mitte nächster Woche sollten alle Kickstarter-Pakete raus sein.

    10. Johannes Schmidberger on October 18, 2012

      Hallo Axel, werden die Boomboxen schon verschickt wie im letzten Updaten angekündigt?

    11. Studio Axel Pfaender Creator on October 8, 2012

      @David look at update #15 for the username and password:


    12. David Jones on October 8, 2012

      what are the username and password for the DJ mixes? thanks

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      omar on August 26, 2012

      hello i facing difficulties to download the mix, i did once, but the mix stops after less than 2 minutes when i play it on my ipod... and i tried many times again to re download it, no succes... can you pls find an other way for us to dowload it easily it would be great, have a good week end

    14. Studio Axel Pfaender Creator on August 10, 2012

      @Div3r5ity Maybe in the future, but a bluetooth module would double the price. And affordability was one of my goals. But I appreciate your effort to add more "B"s to the name....

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      Div3r5ity on August 9, 2012

      now that i think about it, why didn't you just make the boombox bluetooth? Bluetooth Berlin Boombox!

    16. Studio Axel Pfaender Creator on July 2, 2012

      Please check the latest update for news about the DJ-Mixes

    17. Goophoba on June 30, 2012

      So when can we get access to the downloadable DJ-Mixes?

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      Gawyn Lloyd on June 10, 2012

      any update its been a while?

    19. Vince on June 9, 2012

      Any new updates when we will get our Berlin boom box?

    20. Studio Axel Pfaender Creator on May 28, 2012

      Hi Robi,

      the pledge can't be changed after the Kickstarter has ended.
      Don't worry I will set up something so everybody who missed it can pay for shipping.
      You are not the only one!

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      Robi Stanton on May 25, 2012

      I am trying to work out how to "manage my pledge" and put in an additional $10 for international shipping - can you please let me know how / where. Thanks!

    22. Wally Wiesmore on April 25, 2012

      Gawyn it is a jack plug

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      Gawyn Lloyd on April 25, 2012

      I didn't realise it was just for iphones :( i thought it was just a jack plug

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      Markus Beyer on April 25, 2012

      Hallo Alex,

      ist aktualisiert.
      Die 20k schaffst du noch!

      Sehr cooles Projekt btw.
      VG Markus

    25. Studio Axel Pfaender Creator on April 24, 2012

      Hallo Markus,

      Nach Frankfurt sind es auch $10 (entspricht ca. €7,60)
      Danke für Deinen Support,

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      Markus Beyer on April 24, 2012

      Hi Axel,

      danke für Deine Infos bezüglich der Versandkosten.
      Versendest du die BoomBox von Berlin aus?
      Ich bin selbst in Frankfurt. wie sind da denn die Versandkosten?

      Danke für kurzes Feedback.

      VG Markus.

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      Bernadette Sharples on April 23, 2012

      Thanks for letting us know about the changes in production and shipping - super nice of you!

      Will pledge regardless, however :) We're not customers, rather have a vested interest in your achievements. So good luck!

    28. David Jones on April 23, 2012

      the news regarding production + shipping is ok - start up projects often have some teething problems and changes when it comes to production. the changes will no doubt greatly improve production and the final product. good luck

    29. Studio Axel Pfaender Creator on April 22, 2012

      Hi Wally, I will look into that possibility, but at the moment it has not planned.

    30. Wally Wiesmore on April 22, 2012

      I'm a Android user, will a eq preset that is compatible with most players be available after launch?

    31. Studio Axel Pfaender Creator on April 20, 2012

      thanks Roger for your comment on shipping.
      That's how we do it!

    32. Roge on April 20, 2012

      I'm in Canada... you can change the amount of the pledge to $60 instead of $50 in the green box for the shipping charges.

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      Anton on April 19, 2012

      Should I pledge 60$ if I want a Berlin Boombox to be shipped to Canada?

    34. Quentin de Lattre on April 18, 2012

      @David Jones : That's also my case. I'd be interested in knowing if shipping outside the US (Switzerland) is charged after funding the project or if it has to be included in the pledge.

      Thanks !

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      Patrick Busch on April 18, 2012

      Congratulations! Can't wait :D I hope it comes in time for summer :D

    36. Patrick R. Gschwind on April 18, 2012

      just backed $70 :) project funded!

    37. Eetu Korhonen on April 18, 2012

      Cool, just $70 to go!

      Any estimates so far of when we can start expecting our Boomboxes? :-)

    38. David Jones on April 18, 2012

      hey guys, i'm outside the US and i pledged $50 without adding $10 for shipping. can i pledge any $10 and will that go towards my shipping?

    39. Studio Axel Pfaender Creator on April 17, 2012

      Hi Andy,

      exactly! that' how you do it:)
      And if you want additional units with the custom design it's just $85 for each. ($250+$85 for 2 units, $250+$85+$85 for 3 units etc.)

    40. Andy Shum on April 16, 2012

      Quick Question if i want the limited ed. and a custom one do I just put 350 as my total?

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      woody on April 11, 2012

      nice one guys... SNKR FRKR just pledged for a custom box!

    42. Jason Jimenez on March 31, 2012

      I really hope this project comes to fruition!!!

    43. Michael Williams on March 31, 2012

      Love the idea! Can't wait to get one!