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…It’s Things Thursday: Sennheiser HD 800?

Sennheiser HD 800

When Sennheiser says that they have redefined what reference-level audio is all about, you better believe them.

That’s because their new HD 800 headphones, which are the result of Sennheiser’s 60+ years of headphone engineering, utilize their most advanced driver technology ever produced, creating open, circum-aural dynamic stereo headphones that “will form an altogether new height of sonic perspective as you experience a high-fidelity natural hearing experience”.

With a price tag of nearly $1,400, you better believe there’s also going to be plenty of audio mumbo-jumbo involved that you’ll probably never notice when plugging them in to the receiving end of an iPhone.

Premium parts have gone into their production – the transducer is encased by a precision material made of stainless steel; ear pads are made of special high-quality Japanese Alcantara; while the headband and headphone mounting utilizes the most advanced development from the aerospace industry. In terms of connectivity, these headphones utilize specially designed, four-wire, high-performance connections with Teflon insulation.

Plug them into a high dollar audio system however, and the 56mm drivers, vibration reducing stainless steel gauze and silver-plated, low-oxygen copper wires that are shielded from electromagnetic interference will come together to produce a staggering frequency response of 6 to 51,000Hz.

If you simply can’t have anything but the best, than look no further than the Sennheiser HD 800s.

[Sennheiser – HD 800]

[Via: Acquire]

…The Cobra GT-R looks mean?

Cobra GT-R

The Cobra GT-R from Germany is a little light on the details (right now I think it’s just a paint job and some new wheels) but I love the way this car looks in matte black, so I’m bringing it to you anyways.

Reprogrammed engine electronics, increased boost pressure, modified air intake with sport air filter, and a free-flow stainless-steel high-performance exhaust system brings the power up to 550 hp, with a 620 hp Race Performance version in the works as well.

Three-piece, 21-inch wells fill the arches, and eight-piston brake calipers squeeze 16-inch rotors, and a coil-over suspension handles the handling.

Sure, it’s all the basics with nothing fancy, but when you’re working with a car that’s as potent as the Nissan GT-R, there’s not much that’s needed to go from good to great.

[Cobra]

[Via: 0-60 Mag]

…The NanoBrewMaster will turn you into a beer maker with ease?

Nano Brewing Technologies

You may remember “The Machine”, an All-In-One Beer Making Machine that automatically turned wort concentrate into beer in just a few weeks.

Well now it’s back, and it’s better than ever. Called “The NanoBrewMaster”, this all-in-one device brews, ferments, chills and then serves fresh, ice-cold beer on tap from the convenience of your own home.

NanoBrewMaster

With features like an onboard computer system that monitors and controls the introduction of water, extract, hops, yeast and optional ingredients, as well as heating and chilling, a stunning, stainless steel, hardwood, and recessed lighting design, the ability to brew up to 15 gallons per batch, and a Clean In Place system that self-cleans and sterilizes all connectors, containers and tubing with the flick of a switch, the compact and mobile NanoBrewMaster is at home as the centerpiece of any loft, home or bar.

[The NanoBrewMaster]

…Survival Straps will save your life?

Survival Straps

If the USB camera strap wasn’t quite your style, then maybe this Survival Strap will be more to your liking.

Surviaval Straps are made from military issue 550# paracord, which means they’re designed to hold up to 550 pounds without breaking, and feature a marine-grade stainless steel shackle to hold everything all together.

When needed (in case of emergency just unravel the strap, and you’ve got between 15 and 20 feet of rope at your disposal. Use it for climbing down a cliff, building a shelter, or any of the other things that watching Survivorman on Discovery has got you thinking that you can do.

Plus, if you want to be strapped, but don’t want a bracelet, you can get your survival paracord as an anklet, keyfob, rifle sling, cross, watch strap, dog collar, belt, and more. They customizable with up to 30 different colors, and they can even add letters in sterling silver on the bracelets and anklets if you’d like.

Lastly, if you ever actually have to us the strap, just send it back to the company once you return (safely) home with a story of your disaster, and they’ll happily braid you a new one, free of charge.

[Survival Straps]

[Via: Uncrate]

…It’s Tuner Tuesday: Ariel Atom Clone?

The Ariel Atom is the only car to ever destroy Jeremy Clarkson’s face:

However, despite its looks, this car isn’t the Ariel Atom:

Ariel Atom Clone

No, this car is a home-built Ariel Atom clone that’s the end result of a gearhead with a garage and a dream. (And 800+ hours of work.)

Ariel Atom Clone Detail

Featuring stainless panels from old appliances, black body panels from an ancient kayak and an old doghouse, a throttle pedal from salvaged parts that were the result of a dumpster dive at a local engineering firm, and the k20a3 engine out of a wrecked RSX, it’s also an eco-friendly car that shows that recycling can be quick too.

Specs come in at 4.5 seconds to 60, and 35+ MPG, so it’s not bad in the performance department either.

A home-built dream car pieced together from scraps lying around the house?

It doesn’t get much more tuner than that.

[Flickr – z59]

[Via: Autopia]