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About this project

Portable speakers today suffer from the same key disadvantages:

  • Not enough volume
  • Insufficient bass

Belle is our answer to these problems.

Belle combines universal, multi-speaker connectivity with the biggest bass radiators ever managed in a portable design.

For an even bigger boost, the "SUB" button redirects all power to bone-rattling bass, transforming Belle into the first Bluetooth subwoofer.

The result is a powerful Bluetooth speaker unlike any other.

Even speakers $499+ can't compare with Belle's advanced features and incredibly low bass.

 

Don't sacrifice music quality for portability.

Back Belle today and enjoy music the way it was meant to be heard, anywhere you go. We hope you enjoy the rest of our page.

*** FREE SHIPPING worldwide! ***

Sincerely,

The Podo Labs Team

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                       

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Read the InsideHook review here.

Read the Android Authority review here.

Read the Digital Trends review here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Question: What's louder than the most powerful Bluetooth speaker around?
  • Answer: That one... plus any other speaker combined!

Belle can sync speakers of any brands to bring full sound to the party, no matter where you go.

Simply connect your music via Bluetooth or aux and use Belle as a powerful, standalone speaker.

Then, connect additional speakers to Belle to build your wireless speaker system. Belle enables stereo pairing so you can experience music and movies in true surround-sound.

The best part is, Belle is future-proof, as it will work with any Bluetooth speaker coming out in the future.

So you can invest in Belle's multi-syncing abilities with peace of mind.

 

 

 

Sound Pressure Level (SPL) measured by REW at 1m, max volume.
Sound Pressure Level (SPL) measured by REW at 1m, max volume.

 

Music is not the same without bass, which is obvious when hearing it on any Bluetooth speaker.

Belle beats the competition for simple, physics-based reasons:

  • Massive bass radiators (bigger than B&O Beolit 17 - $499)
  • Large 5" woofer (larger than Harmon Kardon Onyx Studio 4 - $450)
  • Large interior volume (larger than Harmon Kardon Go+ Play - $399)

These factors enable Belle to play powerful bass all the way down to 35 Hz, lower than any of these more expensive speakers.

So, not only does your music lack its soul on these other speakers, it's literally missing the deepest notes.

Subwoofer Mode takes it up even one more level.

Push the "SUB" button and Belle will dedicate all power to pure, exhilarating bass. Connect other speakers and have Belle act as the first dedicated, Bluetooth subwoofer.

As for those pounding bass radiators: Ours are second only to those on the $3,000 Phantom Gold, and the largest on any portable speaker.

It's a listening experience you need to feel to believe!

 

 

 

 

We source top-quality audio drivers from established suppliers, and bring them to you without the brand-name markup (e.g. "Beats").

Belle delivers (very loud) maximum output of 100 watts, and the orb shaped distribution ensures it sounds great from any spot in the room.

You may already like your current speaker and its sound, but don't worry! Simply pair one (or multiple) of those with Belle and let Belle add the previously unheard lows to the ensemble. 

Belle gives you the power to grow and build your sound however you want.

 

 

 

Belle is fully wireless and battery-operated, meaning you can enjoy its many benefits no matter where your adventures take you. 

And that's precisely the point:

You'll never have to sacrifice sound for portability again.

Belle is easy to carry, durable, and a conversation-starter no matter where it goes.

Belle lasts approximately 8 hours on one charge and takes 3 hours to charge fully. Or, leave Belle plugged in and play for as long as you'd like.

Non-type B wall adapters may be added in BackerKit after the campaign concludes.

 

 

 

Belle is as perfect around the house as it is for any outdoor adventure.

Add a dedicated subwoofer to your room's audio setup, or move Belle around with you to the bathroom, garage, bedroom, etc.

As easy-to-use and more powerful than most speakers you're used to, Belle just might be the last speaker you ever need.

 

 

 

 

Belle has key advantages as a wireless Bluetooth Hub as well.

For starters, you can sync any speakers you want with complete control over the brands and budget.

You're also not limited to any one music playing app. Simply imagine the entire system as one normal speaker playing anything from your device.

Not to mention if you want to take this setup outside, a Wi-Fi system is completely out of the question.

You can even make your sound system Google Home or Amazon compatible by connecting to Belle and controlling it with your voice! 

 

 

 

                                                                                                     

 

 

   
   

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Risks and challenges

While Belle is our fourth product after designing and successfully delivering several products in the past, manufacturing a new product carries with it risks for delays in production. We pledge to be open and honest in our communication in the event that any delays arise. Currently we are finishing production of our last product, Jack, which will ship to backers through September and October 2017.

Kickstarter is an amazing platform where backers can show their enthusiasm and support for new ideas. Podo Labs and Kickstarter both stress that this platform is not a traditional "store" and hope that you understand that you are joining a journey and relationship. We're confident that it will be a great one. Thank you so much and we can't wait to bring Belle to you all.

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    •1 Wall charger

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    •$59 per Carrying Bag
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    •$249 per extra Belle

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