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About this project

Exquisite Design. Exceptional Acoustic Engineering. A Work of Art.

Symphonica is a totally acoustic horn speaker that boosts and enhances the sound from your phone without using electronics. Engineers at major phone companies like Apple and Samsung have created audio systems in their flagship model phones that produce very high quality audio. However there is only so much they can do within the limited internal space of your phone, and so Symphonica channels this high quality audio through its specially designed, patented acoustic chamber, where it is equalized and amplified and emerges with added body, warmth, and tone that fills your personal listening space with an expansive sound field of music with high clarity and a full dynamic range. 

Symphonica's smooth, balanced sound provides the perfect environment for concentration, meditaiton, relaxation, or for drifting off to a peaceful and restful sleep
Symphonica's smooth, balanced sound provides the perfect environment for concentration, meditaiton, relaxation, or for drifting off to a peaceful and restful sleep


Symphonica brings beauty, grace and warmth back to a world dominated by flat and unfeeling plastic iPhone and Android accessories. Its inspired, passionate design reminds that form can be just as valuable as function, capturing the attention and drawing the eye to the flowing, organic patterns expressed in the natural wood grain. Symphonica breaks the mold of boring utilitarian accessories and instead makes a bold statement about uniting the elements of art, fashion, and function all together in one outstanding product.

Graceful Curves, Flowing Lines, the Alluring Beauty of Natural Wood
Graceful Curves, Flowing Lines, the Alluring Beauty of Natural Wood

An Inspired Fusion of Art and Science

Designed by a veteran audio engineer with decades of experience creating high end audio products and constructed from environmentally friendly woods, Symphonica needs no electricity yet boosts the sound from your iPhone speaker by more than 6db, filling the room by acoustically amplifying its sound. Symphonica also enhances the sound, adding the body and warmth that you've been missing.

Symphonica is made from sustainably harvested hardwoods and wastes no electricity, making it the greenest, most environmentally-friendly way to display, charge, and amplify your smartphone,
Symphonica is made from sustainably harvested hardwoods and wastes no electricity, making it the greenest, most environmentally-friendly way to display, charge, and amplify your smartphone,

What about those small Bluetooth Speakers? Why would I want a Symphonia instead?

Bluetooth speakers are convenient, but not only do they look unremarkable, they mostly sound unremarkable as well. They force you to make a big compromise in sound quality, as Bluetooth transmission compresses the audio and reduces its dynamic range and fidelity, and then the typical speakers play it back using fairly low quality electronics, introducing artifacts, noise, and distortion before finally smothering it all with a layer of artificially inflated bass - poorly implemented Bluetooth is a mess. And even if you buy expensive ones that reproduce the audio more faithfully you're still up against the inherent limitations of the technology with regards to your lost dynamic range.

Now, if you're mostly blasting Miley Cyrus tracks for partying friends you'll hardly notice. But if you appreciate listening more quietly to the more subtle nuances of acoustic instruments, pure and intimate vocals that put you in the same room as the artist, and the incredible dynamics of classical music with all the swells and crescendos and diminuendos that convey so much feeling and emotional impact, then Bluetooth is robbing you of more than you realize. It's taking what was intended to be an active experience where you are stirred and inspired by virtuoso performers at the height of their musical prowess, and converting it into the technological equivalent of elevator Muzak - bland background imitation that uses your nostalgic memories to distract you from how inadequate the sound is right now.

With Symphonica what you get out of it is as pure as what goes into it. There is no added electronic noise, distortion, hiss, dropout, or artifacts that come from the use of Bluetooth or low end electronic speakers, just the sweet sound of your favorite performances.

 

 

Your own Elegantly Sculpted Work of Art

Symphonica's elegant appearance and graceful flowing lines make it a welcome addition to any home or office, and a conversation starter the second your visitors lay their eyes on it. Not only does the natural wood grain each speaker its own individual fingerprint, each is hand sanded, finished and polished to the satisfaction of a craftsman, making it your own unique art sculpture that adds character and charm to any room you place it in.
Symphonica adds unmatched Elegance, Character and Style - no matter where in your house you place it!
Symphonica adds unmatched Elegance, Character and Style - no matter where in your house you place it!

Absolutely everyone we've shown Symphonica to has fallen in love with it, wanted to touch it, hold it, and has asked when and where they could get one either for themselves or as a gift for someone else - and we know that you will love it too! 

Look Who's Talking About Symphonica 

The Symphonica Sound

Simply put, Symphonica sounds nothing like your phone's tinny speakers or those toneless plastic accessories you've become accustomed to listening to your phone through. Not only does it increase the volume, But Symphonica adds warmth, richness, smoothness and a truly unique 'woody' resonance. Do you appreciate passionate, emotional vocals and the natural sound of unplugged acoustic instruments? Then you've got to try Symphonica!

Symphonica currently supports the following smartphone models:

Apple iPhones:

iPhone 5/5S/5C/SE
iPhone 6/6 Plus/6S/6S Plus
iPhone 7/7 Plus/Red Special Edition 

Android Phones:

Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge
Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge
Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+

And more coming soon...

Charge your smartphones with confidence!

Our commitment to quality means that both our Symphonica speaker and docking stand come with premium quality Apple certified MFi (Made for iPhone/iPod/iPad) cables. Sure that costs us a lot more, but it means that you can keep your iPhone charged while in use and be confident that your valuable device is not being put at risk by shoddy bargain basement cables. And there's no reason for Android users to feel neglected, as we also offer the equivalent Micro-USB version as well. Just let us know which you prefer when you make your pledge.

Do it DIY for a fun project!

Do you prefer wood with a specific tint or color? Want to express your inner artist? Let Symphonica become your canvas! Get The Casual version and paint it or apply a wood stain to match your individual tastes and decor.

Symphonica makes a great gift!

We've all been in the situation where we're facing the question of what do you get as a gift to a friend who pretty much already has everything? You get them something useful, something special, something unique, something that you know they probably have never even seen before. Symphonica fits the bill as a great gift for any occasion, and for $20 more you can even add an engraved personalized message.

Add a personalized message and make your gift even more memorable!
Add a personalized message and make your gift even more memorable!

 Rewards

We really appreciate your support, and we've got great rewards at different pledge levels to show you our gratitude:

Symphonica Bluetooth Media Remote
You may have seen Bluetooth Media Remotes before, but never one like this elegant beauty crafted from natural wood. Use it to start, stop and control media playback on your phone, tablet or computer whether you're at home relaxing on the sofa or in the middle of your workout at the gym - no more awkwardly grasping for your phone when you need to skip to the next track.

 Hardwood Smartphone Dock

Carved from a single block of hardwood, these stylish docks give you the perfect place to put your phone while its charging or syncing on your desk or kitchen counter or on your bedside table when you're catching up on sleep. Say goodbye to those plain old plastic stands and treat yourself and your home decor with an accessory that is not just useful, but is inspiring as well.

Our hardwood dock is just what you need for your desk, counter or bedside table. Choose whether you prefer the natural look or a dark wood stain finish.
Our hardwood dock is just what you need for your desk, counter or bedside table. Choose whether you prefer the natural look or a dark wood stain finish.

 

Phone Cases
Don't settle for a boring plastic or silicone phone case - take things up a couple notches with these beautiful hardwood options that protect and project style at the same time. Available in 3 finishes and for all current iPhone and Samsung Galaxy S model phones.

Light, dark, or tan - which shade of natural wood is perfect for you?
Light, dark, or tan - which shade of natural wood is perfect for you?

 
Rewards at a Glance
Wondering which rewards you should choose? The chart below lays them all out for you - pick your favorites, pick your pledge amount, and please back us with a pledge.

Meet the Symphonica Team 

Here's a bit of information about the small team that has worked to make Symphonica a reality.

Freddie Kwoh - Inventor of Symphonica
Freddie Kwoh - Inventor of Symphonica

Symphonica was designed by Frederick ("Freddie") Kwoh, a seasoned audio engineer and product designer who held multiple patents in the field. Drawing from his decades of experience he has created an innovative and beautiful product which not only serves a useful purpose, but pleases the eye as well. Sadly, Freddie passed away last year, but we are continuing on to fulfill his dream of bringing this product to market.

Marc Edwards - Marketing, Sales & Distribution
Marc Edwards - Marketing, Sales & Distribution

 No matter how great the product, you still need to let people know about it and get it out to them. Marc is in charge of spreading the word, as well as managing all the behind the scenes processes involved in getting your Symphonica to your front door.

So that's our project in a nutshell. We absolutely love Symphonica and have been working really hard for a long time to get it out there, and if you've read this far we think you're probably feeling some love for it too. We've done all that we can on our own, but now we need your help to raise the money we need for the first production run. 

Risks and challenges

Unfortunately, we've already experienced the greatest challenge a project like this could encounter, the untimely passing away of its inventor and designer during its original Kickstarter campaign. After taking some time to regroup and reorganize we are now ready to move forward again, and having had gone through the worst case scenario we are confident that we can get through any other challenge that could possibly arise.

Getting a product like this from the mind of the designer into the hands of backers involves a great deal of hard work, planning. and coordination between designer, manufacturer and logistics in order to deliver on schedule.

In recognition of this we have worked closely with the production personnel for over a year, refining the specifications and ironing out the technical challenges and complexities involved in transitioning from prototypes and samples to full scale production.

We also have a team member with significant professional experience in handling freight and logistics on a daily basis, and so we are well prepared to deal with the complications that can arise in moving products between the factory, warehouse, and the end user.

As a result of this we are confident that once our goal is met we will be able to deliver on schedule to all our backers.

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    Symphonica Bluetooth Media Remote

    This unique and eye-catching remote is beautifully drafted in natural hardwood, making it the most stylish way to control your iPhone, Android phone, or any other Bluetooth remote compatible device from across the room - no more getting up or fiddling with your phone when on the treadmill or elliptical - use the remote to start your music, skip songs, or adjust the volume in style and with ease no matter what you're doing. Choose either a clear coat natural finish (will retail at $40) or dark wood stain finish.(will retail at $50)

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    Symphonica Hardwood Smartphone Dock

    Perfect for your desk. kitchen counter or bedside table, this elegant dock is carved from a single block of hardwood and comes with a top quality extra long Apple MFi certified Lightning cable (or Micro-USB cable for Android fans) so you can dock and charge your phone in style! Choose between a clear coat natural finish (will retail at $40) or dark wood stain finish.(will retail at $50)

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    Speaker & Remote Casual Early Bird

    Symphonica Speaker + Bluetooth Remote Control, both with a clear coat natural finish. Be an Early Bird Backer and be first to get them from the very first production run and for a smaller pledge! (Will retail for $139).

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    Symphonica Speaker Elegant Early Bird

    Get your very own Symphonica acoustic horn speaker with a premium dark wood stain finish for that stylish and sophisticated look, at very special Early Bird Backer pricing. (Will retail for $149)

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    Speaker, Remote & Dock Casual Early Bird

    Symphonica Speaker + Bluetooth Remote Control + Hardwood Dock, all with a clear coat natural finish. Be an Early Bird Backer and be first to get them from the very first production run and for a smaller pledge! (Will retail for $179).

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    • Symphonica Speaker with clear coat natural finish
    • Optional: Add an engraved message - just add $20 to pledge amount
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    Speaker & Remote Elegant Early Bird

    Symphonica Speaker + Bluetooth Remote Control, both with a dark wood stain finish. Be an Early Bird Backer and be first to get them from the very first production run and for a smaller pledge! (Will retail for $199).

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    • Symphonica Speaker with dark wood stain finish
    • Optional: Add an engraved message - just add $20 to pledge amount
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    The Full Bundle Casual Early Bird

    Symphonica Speaker + Bluetooth Remote Control + Hardwood Dock + Phone Case, all with a clear coat natural finish. Be an Early Bird Backer and be first to get them from the very first production run and for a smaller pledge! (Will retail for $199).

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    • Symphonica Speaker with clear coat natural finish
    • Optional: Add an engraved message - just add $20 to pledge amount
    • Hardwood Bluetooth Media Remote
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    Speaker, Remote, Dock Elegant Early Bird

    Symphonica Speaker + Bluetooth Remote Control + Hardwood Dock, all with a dark wood stain finish. Be an Early Bird Backer and be first to get them from the very first production run and for a smaller pledge! (Will retail for $249).

    Includes:
    • Symphonica Speaker with dark wood stain finish
    • Optional: Add an engraved message - just add $20 to pledge amount
    • Hardwood Bluetooth Media Remote
    • Hardwood Smartphone Docking Stand
    • Hand written & signed full color Symphonica postcard
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    The Full Bundle Elegant Early Bird

    Symphonica Speaker + Bluetooth Remote Control + Hardwood Dock + Hardwood Phone Case, all with a dark wood stain finish. Be an Early Bird Backer and be first to get them from the very first production run and for a smaller pledge! (Will retail for $269).

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    • Optional: Add an engraved message - just add $20 to pledge amount
    • Hardwood Bluetooth Media Remote
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    The Casual 10-pack Special Limited Offer

    This special offer includes 10 Casual Symphonica speakers ($990 retail value) making it the perfect option to get them for your business or organization, as corporate gifts for key clients, partners, or valued team members , for a group, or as a vendor starter pack.

    Includes:
    • 10× Symphonica Speaker with clear coat natural finish
    • Optional: 10 X personal message engraving, just add $150 to total
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    The Combo 10-pack Special Limited Offer

    This special offer includes 5 Elegant Symphonica speakers + 5 Casual Symphonica speakers ($1240 retail value) making it the perfect option to get them for your business or organization, as corporate gifts for key clients, partners, or valued team members, for a group, or as a vendor starter pack.

    Includes:
    • Symphonica Speaker with dark wood stain finish
    • Symphonica Speaker with clear coat natural finish
    • Optional: 10 X personal message engraving, just add $150 to total
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    Elegant 10-pack Special Limited Offer

    This special offer includes 10 Elegant Symphonica speakers ($1490 retail value) making it the perfect option to get them for your business or organization, as corporate gifts for key clients, partners, or valued team members, for a group, or as a vendor starter pack.

    Includes:
    • 10× Symphonica Speaker with dark wood stain finish
    • Optional: 10 X personal message engraving, just add $150 to total
    • Hand written & signed full color Symphonica postcard
    • Your name or handle on our website supporters page
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    Symphonica Speaker Casual Early Bird

    First come, first served! Get the Symphonica speaker with a clear coat natural finish perfect for you who love the beauty of natural wood or if you want to paint or stain it yourself to achieve your ideal look! Be an Early Bird backer and be first to get your Symphonica acoustic horn speaker from the very first production run and for a smaller pledge! (Will retail for $99).

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