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Cobblestone streams music to your sound system. Use your smart phone to control music to any speaker over WiFi. Free your music.
Cobblestone streams music to your sound system. Use your smart phone to control music to any speaker over WiFi. Free your music.
Cobblestone streams music to your sound system. Use your smart phone to control music to any speaker over WiFi. Free your music.
276 backers pledged $103,948 to help bring this project to life.

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Cobblestone: WiFi & HiFi Music System For Speakers

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Setup is Easy

Just power up the Cobblestone, connect it to a powered speaker, download the app and start streaming your music. It's as easy as that. Cobblestone makes your speakers wireless and supports all music formats including lossless audio. 

Streams Directly From Cloud Music Providers

Cobblestone also works as a standalone music player. Smart phone control is optional. It plays all your favorite streamed music to any speaker in lossless sound quality with a hit of a button. Cobblestone uses your Wifi network to control speakers in your home. 

"Multi-Module-Melodization"

Cobblestone is a smart device. It memories your favorite songs and will always plays you preferred playlist with a hit of the button. It supports synchronized multi-room play or play different songs in different rooms.  It understands the genre of the music being played and adjusts the EQ automatically for you.

Continuous Music Play At All Times 

Our intuitive app allows you to remote control. Unlike Bluetooth, music doesn't stop when you have phone calls or out of the short range. Now you can enjoy music without any interruptions in every room of your home.

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Notice all the frequencies missed by traditional MP3s. MÜZO Cobblestone supports all kinds of uncompressed file formats like FLAC that plays lossless quality music.
Notice all the frequencies missed by traditional MP3s. MÜZO Cobblestone supports all kinds of uncompressed file formats like FLAC that plays lossless quality music.

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The Solution: MÜZO Cobblestone

We understand the frustration of current audio solutions on market. Poor music quality, expensive, unstable Bluetooth connection, having to have phone around, and not compatible with existing speakers, so that's why we created the Cobblestone.

Key Features of MÜZO Cobblestone

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The Design Process

Our designers explored many different concepts before deciding on the final design and shape that would blend in perfectly in its surroundings. We decided to call it "Cobblestone" to give our homes and work space a "Zen" like feel.

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Our hardware engineers started working on the MÜZO Cobblestone in 2012. After 2 years of intensive development, they've created the perfect prototype to bring your music to life in HiFi, lossless sound quality.

Cobblestone from All Angles

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Cobblestone In Real Life Surroundings

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Video Demos with Final Working Prototype

Here's some demo videos to showcase some features of the Cobblestone.

Simple Setup

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 Multi-room & Multi-Channel

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MÜZO App UI

Our UI designer did rounds of UX testing to create the MÜZO App which will be seamlessly paired with the MÜZO Cobblestone. We are still working on finalizing the revamped UI and will show you a video demo as soon as it’s ready! Below is a sample of the revamped UI on iOS and Android.

MÜZO App works with both iOS and Android
MÜZO App works with both iOS and Android
Preview of the current MÜZO App UI
Preview of the current MÜZO App UI

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MÜZO App Features

Here's a sneak peak of some of the features in the App.

Pandora - We've integrated Pandora so you can control and play Pandora on multiple speakers with different Pandora radio Station accounts.

Tunein - If you love listening to the radio, you can use the Tunein app to access local radio stations or choose by genre or location.

Search - Within the Muzo App you can search for all your favorite songs and artists. For example, input Taylor Swift, and all her songs will be found within the various cloud music services as the pictured below:

Favorite - The Favorite function allows you to freely collect your favorite songs, so you don’t need to search for the song again. Just click the heart near the bottom left of the screen and the next time you want to listen to it, just open the Favorite on the main menu.

My Music - Through My Music function, you can playback your local music, such as the songs in iPhone or Android device. As the pictured below: Click iPhone and all the songs stored on the iPhone will be shown, choose a song and start streaming it to the speakers. 

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MÜZO Cobblestone Colors

We're also planning to roll out different colors of the MÜZO Cobblestone so you can pick and choose which will fit best in your surroundings. The colors are just a representation. We will post some pictures of the actual color when we get some actual final production pieces. If you have other color suggestions, please let us know!

Available for shipment in March 2015
Available for shipment in March 2015

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Why MÜZO?

“Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” - Berthold Auerbach

Music plays an important part in our everyday lives. Music gives us joy, energizes us, and sets the mood. But often times our listening solutions do not maximize music to its full potential in high fidelity. We hear music that is often compressed resulting in low quality sound that is nothing like the actual live recording of the artist.

Our goal at MÜZO is to provide you with HiFi, lossless audio systems so you can play all your music in any surrounding with a hit of a button.

Until we add these services, if you have AirPlay you can stream these music services through MÜZO Cobblestone to your speaker.

Technical Specifications

DIMENSIONS
  • Diameter: 140mm (5.5 inches)
  • Height: 20mm (0.787 inches)
  • Weight: 9 oz. (255 grams)
TECHNICAL DETAILS
  • Wifi 802.11b/g/n (AP / STA modes supported)
  • Music Formats Supported: MP3, WMA, AAC (AAC+), Apple lossless, ALAC, FLAC, APE, WAV.
  • Frequency range: 20Hz ~ 20KHz
  • THD+N: -85db
  • SNR: 96dB
  • Music Streaming Services Supported: TBC pending licensing request with the respective music streaming services
  • MÜZO App versions: Android, iOS, PC
  • Connectors: 3.5mm Stereo (Audio), MicroUSB (Power/Charging), Ethernet output
  • Included: 3.5mm to 3.5mm Audio Cable, 3.5mm to RCA Audio Cable, USB Charging Cable, USB Charger
  • Power: 5V, 1A

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    About Us

    Linkplay Technology Inc. is a startup company focused on building high fidelity, wireless audio systems. We provide elegant audio solutions that brings your digital music into every room of your home (or business), all controlled from a single smart device using your existing speakers or stereo systems to create a breathtaking high fidelity audio experience. All our products are developed with the finest product design and intuitive user interface.

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    Where We're At

    We’ve been working on the MÜZO Cobblestone for over 2 years now. The Cobblestone that you see in the video is a real, working prototype. With your support, we can bring you the MÜZO Cobblestone worldwide. While we're close to entering production, your contribution will help fund:

    • Final tuning the App 
    • Full scale production 
    • Large component order
    • Streaming music service certification

    Last but not least

    Some of you might not be able to contribute, and it's Okay! It doesn't mean you can't help.

    Thanks for your support!

    - MÜZO Team

Risks and challenges

We have working final prototypes in hand. Videos and photos seen are real life products. App development is in progress. We have a team of international experts with experience in product and manufacturing to ensure smooth transition from ready-to-market prototypes into actual shipping products. While all efforts are made to ensure timely completion of software functions, any type of development can have unforeseeable delays. This may result in functions being delivered in a software or firmware update after a product is shipped. There are also risks from unforeseeable factors such as delays in component delivery and certifications.

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    FIRST EARLY BIRD: GET THE MÜZO COBBLESTONE QUICKLY at a special price. Receive a MÜZO Cobblestone from our initial production run and save $20 off of the retail price of $59.

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    THE STANDARD: Receive a MÜZO Cobblestone and start listening to your music in HiFi!

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    MÜZO X 2: Receive TWO MÜZO Cobblestones. Two for you or one for you and a friend. Save $40 off the retail price of $118.

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    MÜZO TRIPLET SPECIAL: THREE MÜZO Cobblestones special package only available on Kickstarter. Please enjoy multi-room play simultaneously because three is better than two. Choose from MÜZO Cobblestone in light grey, pure white, or coal black.

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    MÜZO PERFECTIONIST: THREE MÜZO Cobblestones so you can enjoy multi-room play simultaneously, because three is better than two. Choose from MÜZO Cobblestone in light grey, pure white, or coal black. Save $38 off the retail price of $177. Free shipping worldwide.

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    POWER MÜZO: FIVE MÜZO Cobblestones that will allow you to enjoy multi-room play or create a home theatre HiFi sound system at a fraction of the price. Savings of $100 off retail price for 5 Cobblestones.

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    OFFICE PACK: TEN MÜZO Cobblestones for your office or small business in light grey, pure white, or coal black (i.e. Yoga Studio, Coffee Shops, restaurant, etc. ) Savings of $200 off retail price for 10 Cobblestones.

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    BUSINESS PACK: TWENTY-FIVE MÜZO Cobblestones for medium sized business or franchises in light grey, pure white, or coal black. Savings of $725 off retail price for 25 Cobblestones.

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    MEGA DISTRIBUTOR PACK: ONE HUNDRED MÜZO Cobblestones in light grey, pure white, or coal black. Free shipping worldwide. Savings of $2000 off retail price for 100 Cobblestones.

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    PARTNER PACKAGE: Receive 200 MÜZO Cobblestones and have access to custom Cobblestone colors. If you have something you want to integrate with Cobblestone we can work together to make it happen. Contact us if you have questions.

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    INDUSTRY PARTNER: We'd love to partner up with you if you have some creative ideas for Hi-Fi audio technology. We can work together to make it happen. Just contact us if you have more questions.

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