Ikea and Teenage Engineering

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Post by bluehotel » Fri Jul 06, 2018 9:32 am

this seems odd to me just because of the price/quality difference between the two brands. i think ikea products are great and fit a certain lifestyle, i wonder how that translates to something for DJs who have to abuse their equipment.

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Post by calaveras » Fri Jul 06, 2018 7:16 pm

what a strange perception you guys have that Ikea just makes cheap stuff?
They usually have several ranges of any given type of product.
For example you can get a mattress with an integrated box spring, and a simple metal frame for less that $200 USD. Or spend a grand and get the full queen sized bed, box spring, platform, headboard etc.
Some of their stuff is high quality solid wood. Some of it is literally paper.

I do agree that TE is not a name I associate with cheap.
$1000 speakers? $900 Casiotone clones?
Even the pocket operators are kind of pricey, given that you only get a PCB, and have to pay extra for a bullshit case.
But yeah I look forward to our new DJ gear overlords.

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Re: Ikea and Teenage Engineering

Post by jaypodesta » Tue Feb 11, 2020 2:15 pm

Not sure if pictures of the final products have made it onto here.. But here are a couple that might be of interest. The mini speaker sure captures the aesthetic of the latest TE hardware. And the fact all the speakers run off off a battery (as well as mains) is maybe of interest to anyone looking to jam in the wild.. Kinda like this collaboration. Apologies if this is yesterdays news but I only just stumbled across these..
ikea site with the range
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Re: Ikea and Teenage Engineering

Post by Flounderguts » Tue Feb 11, 2020 2:49 pm

There is a full line of the TE Fretvens stuff at my local Ikea. It's interesting, pulsing lights and audio. Too much plastic for me, but it is VERY LEGO-y.
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Post by SPIKE the Percussionist » Tue Feb 11, 2020 6:33 pm

digging the Frekvens LED cubes.

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Re: Ikea and Teenage Engineering

Post by onthebandwagon » Tue Feb 11, 2020 7:08 pm

Flounderguts wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 2:49 pm
There is a full line of the TE Fretvens stuff at my local Ikea. It's interesting, pulsing lights and audio. Too much plastic for me, but it is VERY LEGO-y.
Looks fun and not available on Amazon which is a plus.
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Re: Ikea and Teenage Engineering

Post by 3hands » Tue Feb 11, 2020 7:15 pm

Checking my IKEA this weekend....
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Re: Ikea and Teenage Engineering

Post by Schrank » Wed Feb 12, 2020 5:20 am

It's a modular sound and light system :lolhammer:
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