Bang & Olufsen Overcharges Television Again With Chanterelle
By: Jenna Gonzalez (Editor In Chief)
And they’re at it again. The uber-priced Bang & Olufsen company has just launched the Chanterelle: A new limited edition version of their BeoVision 10-46 TV series (which was an overpriced dud not even near in quality to your average TV). The new version sports new speaker grille (oooh!) and trim in a beige color scheme (aaahhh!) As if the new look wasn’t enough to tickle the cash out of your debt-ridden credit card, you can also add more overpriced accessories! Say it isn’t so! That’s right! Because you don’t want to be the laughing stock at your next block party (NEVER!) You can and MUST add the BeoLab 6002 Chanterelle floor-standing speakers and an easel stand, which can only be purchased with the TV, and not as a standalone accessory. Duh! We knew that.
According to the hoity toity designers at the David Lewis Design Studio, the Chanterelle was designed to have a “unique” style among the other wise “bland” look of the rest of today’s televisions. With this 200/240 Hz LED you’ll get motion stabilizing technology that offers “smooth video” playing abilities on this full HD masterpiece. Are we supposed to think this sets it apart from cheaper TV’s that play the same “smooth video”? Well stop the presses! I didn’t know other TV’s weren’t as smooth!
Let’s not forget, the BeoLab 6002 Chanterelle also has those beautifully crafted matching floor-standing speakers and a very unique, easy to use easel stand that swivels. Well I’ll be damned! It swivels! Don’t want to get the must-have overpriced speakers? Not to worry. The Chanterelle is equipped with an “integrated” stereo speaker placed below the screen that is covered by a fabric front (Sounds fancy right?). But that’s not all. It offers integrated “surround sound” and DVB-HD module, electronic curtains and an extensive connection panel allowing you to add up to five extra speakers for a surround sound setup and a multitude of set-top boxes if needed. Why honey, this would be the best tine to move up to color TV!
This thing is so hot, they’re only making 500 individually numbered units, with (get this) pre-orders already taken for the lucky numbers 8 and 88 by Chinese customers since these numbers do represent luck, wealth and prosperity in China! Quick, 1-7, 9-87, and 89-500 will be gone soon! At the reasonable cost of $11,660, along with another $5,000 for the must-have BeoLab 6002 Chanterelle speaker and an additional $535 the easel stand, what kind of disillusioned moron wouldn’t empty out their savings account for this! Hello? Anyone?