Hifi laptop dock by Timothee and Guillaume Cagniard
Hifi laptop dock by Timothee and Guillaume Cagniard Hifi laptop dock by Timothee and Guillaume Cagniard
mar 24, 2012

Hifi laptop dock by Timothee and Guillaume Cagniard

LD120 – in situ – 120 Real Watts – Piano lacquer and natural leather

at the beginning, there was just an observation and a question…

from their own personal experiences, timothee and guillaume cagniard, the designers of the ld series by la boite concept, both came to the same question: why can’t we just enjoy all of our multimedia content – hifi music, video, internet – from one and unique system, that should save room in our flat, get rid of all wires and plugs lying around, but without compromising over the quality of the sound?

the ld project arises from the fact that laptops have become in the past decade the main source of music at home but no dedicated and adapted audio system existed.

the first high-fidelity laptop docking station materialised with the ld120, designed to save space and keep the room clear with only one cable. since then, the ld130, his big brother, came out in november 2011.

the ld series are conceived to go against the tide of the actual buy-and-throwaway trend and are meant to be kept and evolve trough the years. for that purpose, noble materials such as natural leather and 8 layers piano lacquer have been used. moreover, all the input connexion can evolve with the future technological improvements.

a retro futuristic design and a fine sound quality make the ld series a u.f.o. in both design and audio worlds.

LD120 – facing view – 120 Real Watts – natural leather and piano lacquer

LD120 – rear view – 120 Real Watts – natural leather and lacquer feet

LD130 – 12cm wider than the LD120 – 130 real Watts – Natural leather and piano lacquer, matte black or cherrywood plus lacquer

LD130 – focus

LD series – for laptops and any music player


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  • Need more images of the model.

    Jonas says:
  • The vibration will kill everything on top of it.

    Shen says:
  • interesting, however it needs more study on the acoustics based on human factors

    allanbritto says:
  • @ Shen : products are designed with anti vibration materials so no worries about that ! 😉 There is a neoprene layer and the materials used for the conception (hard wood) avoid any problematic vibration.

    Claire says:
  • @allanbritto. the concept is developed around the wide sound stereo system : 2 speakers at the rear. It permits that when somebody is seated at the front, another person located in another spot of the room will still hear the same clear and powerful sound. Without loss.

    Claire says:

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