bosch powerbox
bosch powerbox
jun 26, 2010

bosch powerbox

bosch powerbox

german company bosch has released an upgraded version of the power box™, a job site stereo with a CD and MP3 player, AM/FM radio and a remote control. the aluminium and rubber roll cage protects the radio, allowing it to withstand up to a ten foot drop. german consultancy TEAMS design collaborated with bosch to develop the new design.

the latest features include an advanced antenna and digital tuner for improved radio reception, a new subwoofer and four-way speakers that emit high-quality sound in 360 degrees. there is a small caribineer remote control that attaches to a key chain and is stored on the power box handle.

in addition to playing CDs, MP3s and iPods (from a protective interior charging station), the power box also recharges bosch power tool batteries, cell phones and other 12v electrical equipment. the backlit UI was redesigned to be more user-friendly, and rubberized chambers that seal off the buttons and speakers protect the unit from dust and weather conditions.

bosch powerbox front view

bosch powerbox back view

  • Purpose driven design. I like it and I agree with eweeze.

  • Dieter Rams…..Seriously? You don’t see many of his products on construction sites. I feel like captain obvious here, but this is a catergory that requires a much more rugged aesthetic.

  • Awful!

  • It’s good for use in factory or rough working area
    i guess

  • ugly. way too much molded plastic. not a fine example of German design lineage. Dieter Rams would be sick to his stomach at the site of it.


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