Altec Lansing brings style and performance to computer audio value lineup
Altec Lansing, a division of Plantronics Inc. and a market leader in digital audio, announced its new value series computer speaker family. The new lineup brings innovative visual design and Altec Lansing's award-winning sound to any desktop or portable PC, including netbooks, at budget-friendly prices between $20 and $50.
"These days consumers want the most value for their dollar," says Don Milks, Altec Lansing's Senior Product Manager for PC Audio. "Our newest series of computer speakers offer great sound and styling that re-define bang for the buck."
The new BXR1220 features a pair of compact satellite speakers with a unique cylindrical design and Altec Lansing's Audio Alignment technology, which precisely balances the speaker drivers, enclosure and electronics for optimum sound. Thanks to its USB connection, the BXR1220 doesn't require an AC outlet – and no cumbersome power brick - making the system perfect for on-the-road enjoyment of music, movies and games, and the ideal companion for today's netbooks. Magnetically shielded and finished with chic titanium metallic accents, the BXR1220 offers easy-access level control and rich, authoritative audio from its 2" full range drivers. The BXR1220 has an MRP of $19.95.
The flagship model of Altec Lansing's new value series is the VS2621, a 2.1 subwoofer-satellite combination that provides an amazing 93db of sound pressure level from a compact system. Designed from the ground up to "blow the listener's socks off," the VS2621 brings a new level of audio performance to its value price category. The subwoofer's 4" side-firing driver provides low frequency response down to an impressive 45 Hz for realistic bass and surround effects. The trapezoid-shaped satellites feature full range drivers that extend treble response out to 18 kHz, retaining the clarity and sparkle of even high-bit rate music files, high-resolution games and high definition movies. The VS2621 has an MRP of $49.95.
Altec Lansing also introduced a new three-piece BXR1221 audio system that builds on the BXR1220 with the addition of a compact, space-saving subwoofer. The BXR1221 has an MRP of $29.95.
The new VS2620 which features a pair of trapezoidal mini-towers that provide listeners with a rich audio experience that belies the system's compact size. The VS2620 has an MRP of $29.95.