By David Ponce
One of the highlights at this past CES was seeing Bob Marley’s son pitching products for the House Of Marley. Yes, Bob Marley had a son. Who knew?! Turns out they have a bunch of audio products that share an eco-friendly vision. The Bag Of Rhythm is the Marley interpretation of a boombox, with green components.
Essentially everything about this monster is recycled or recyclable – not that you’d ever want to recycle such a lovely amalgamation – and is made to give you a unique experience as well as vision. The wood you’ve got here is FSC certified Birch, the canvas is durable and will bring you back to your army days, and the plastic throughout the setup is entirely recyclable as well. The packaging is recycled as well, so you’ll have nothing you need to throw away when you get the device in the mail; you get to recycle it instead.
The speakers you see here are both 4.5-inch high-definition woofers, but there’s also two 1-inch tweeters and 32 watts of power and DSP Sound Processing.
The music is fed to the machine via an iPod/iPhone dock (or an AUX line in for anything else), which recharges the device, presumably when plugged in. It’ll ship later this month for $349.