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Sabine: Elegant Sound Amplification (for iPad)

A project in Melbourne, FL by Tommy Reed + 7decibels

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Finally, a sound amplifier that truly compliments iPad in design, quality of materials, and craftsmanship.
Backers: 665
Average Pledge Per Backer: $28

Funded: $18,911 of $10,000
Dates: Mar 1st -> Apr 10th (40 days)
Project By: Tommy Reed + 7decibels
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Latest News

Sabine (for iPad mini) is on the way...

April 5th - via:
There has been a lot of interest in a version of Sabine that will work for the iPad mini.  We have been hard at work behind the scenes getting Sabine (for iPad mini) ready to launch.   We were hopeful it would be ready to launch during this... (Read More)

Join The Cause... Support Sabine Equality Today!

April 1st - via:
There has been a lot in the media lately about the "marriage debate" and human rights in general. Not everyone agrees on the topics being debated... and that's fine.  But there is one cause that I think we can all rally behind, Sabine Equality and... (Read More)

Sabine: Elegant Sound Amplification for iPad!

March 25th - via:
iPads are pretty great entertainment devices. They can play movies, music, and fun games. But as owners of iPads know, the one problem in the way of full enjoyment is the rear-facing speaker. Fear not, for there is a fix which has not only funded, but it has met stretch goals and opened up more options! (Read More)

Sabine: Sound Amplification for the iPad, With an Apple-like Feel

March 25th - via:
Sabine is a very simple amplifier for the iPad. It uses a minimalist design that matches the look and feel of an Apple product. It’s made of anodized aluminum just like the back casing of the iPad. Because it’s made out of aluminum, it has better reflective properties than plastic. The curvature matches that of the iPad’s back, and the team went through several prototypes to get it just right. (Read More)

Early Adopters Rejoice!!!

March 24th - via:
Since we hit our original goal within 10 days of launch (our backers ROCK) we decided to kick production off a little early. Check out the picture below... If you look really close you can see the names of our "early adopters" scribbled on their... (Read More)

Sabine Aluminum Sound Amplifier for iPad

March 20th - via:
We have introduced several practical passive amplifiers for iPad, but if you want an option to meet the gorgeous design of your iPad, the following Sabine aluminum sound amplifier may be able to draw your more attention. (Read More)

7decibels Sabine Amplifies the Sounds Coming out of the New iPad

March 20th - via:
7decibels Sabine is a unique tablet sound amplifier designed to fit any Apple tablet. Made from anodized aluminum the case sports stunning looks. (Read More)

Stretch Goals Revealed...

March 18th - via:
You all are so awesome and patient... It took some time, but we think it will have been worth the wait. Tonight we revealed our stretch goals. We worked incredibly hard to get BLACK ANODIZED Sabine samples prior to announcing our stretch goals. We... (Read More)

Sabine, the Most Elegant Sound Amplifier for iPad

March 15th - via:
Recently, sound amplifiers for mobile devices have been very popular, especially on Kickstarter. But up until now, all of them have been made cheaply with plastic and it just doesn’t look good with Apple products. Instead, the plastic can even make the iPad look worse, which is why this project was created! The Sabine is the highest quality sound amplifier I’ve yet seen, for the iPad, made with high-quality materials and processes. (Read More)

Sabine does the Harlem Shake

March 12th - via:
I know this is a dying fad... but we couldn't resist.  In celebration of hitting our funding goal, we rocked out with a Sabine equipped iPad.  Check it out and let us know how ridiculous we look with your comments below! Thanks again to all of... (Read More)


March 11th - via:
As of RIGHT NOW... we have a whopping 381 backers!!! That's amazing!  Now we have a question for you... Where are you going to use your Sabine?  Let us know below in your comments below or even tweet about it with the hashtag #curehandcup!  Can't... (Read More)

NEW CONTEST!!! Get a FREE autographed Sabine!!!

March 11th - via:
Hey Kickstarters! We are quickly closing in on our funding goal of $10,000.  Thanks to everyone who has been sharing and promoting Sabine!  We wouldn't be successful without your help. We want to offer something to for the Kickstarter community in... (Read More)

Sabine wants to enhance your iPad speaker

March 9th - via:
We all cup our hands behind the iPad when trying to hear our favorite music or videos. I often found the speaker on iPad to be lacking and I even backed a project on Kickstarter last year trying to remedy this problem. Unlike the product I backed last year, the Sabine is anodized aluminum to match Apple’s design aesthetic. Additionally, aluminum is a more reflective surface and amplifies sound at a much higher rate. Today, I take a look at 7decibels’ Sabine final production prototype. (Read More)

Amplify iPad Rear-Facing Speaker With Sabine

March 8th - via:
Cupping sound waves to amplify their volume is an old trick, but with Sabine (pronounced SUH-bīne — rhymes with time, not team), an iPad audio accessory, this ageless approach to better sound fits perfectly with the iPad’s modern sheen. Developer 7Decibels turned to Kickstarter to bring Sabine to the masses. (Read More)

Boost Your iPad's Sound Quality With This Amplifier

March 8th - via:
iPad users are vociferous about their love for Apple's flagship tablet except for one detail: weak sound quality from its rear-facing speakers. It's a common gripe that one company aims to solve. (Read More)

Our Backers Rock...

March 5th - via:
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Turn Your iPad’s Volume Up To 11 With This Simple Sound Amplifier

March 4th - via:
I’ve always been a fan of simple and inexpensive Kickstarter projects that improve iOS devices. And the Sabine is one of those. If you ever tried to watch any kind of video or even listen to music on an iPad without headphones, the experience is often not ideal because of the rear-facing nature of the speakers. But the Sabine is designed to save the day by being a high-quality, yet inexpensive, sound amplifier. (Read More)

Out of the gate...

March 2nd - via:
WOW! What a night! We launched Sabine yesterday afternoon and within a few short hours we reached 5% of our funding goal. I can't thank our backers enough for their pledge, but we still need your help! In order to get Sabine in your hands we have to... (Read More)

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