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Altec Lansing launches 2 USB-powered speakers for mobile users

Altec Lansing bxr1220

Altec Lansing has recently announced the launch of two USB-powered speakers, BXR1220 and BXR1221 (2.1 speaker system), designed for the mobile users. Both speakers promise superb audio quality, affordable price tags and best of all, you no longer need to pack in the AC adapter to power the speakers.

Singapore, September 12, 2009 – Altec Lansing, a division of Plantronics Inc. and a market leader in digital audio, today announced the general availability of two USB-powered portable stereo speakers, the BXR1220, suited for netbook and laptop users who demand plug-and-play speakers with good quality audio. For added bass, there is also a 2:1 version, the BXR1221, which is suited for enhanced gaming and stereo playback experience.

With the emergence of affordable netbooks and laptops, users are demanding enhanced audio to augment their computing, gaming and audio-playback experience. The emergence of instant messaging and audio and video conferencing, such as Skype, are also drivers for the demand of affordable and portable stereo playback speakers. Altec Lansing has researched this need and delivers the BXR1221 and BXR1220 USB-powered speakers to serve this demand.

Altec Lansing BXR1220

The BXR1220 are a pair of USB-powered speakers (2:0) that have no need for any AC adapter, while delivering good quality audio through the 2-inch full range drivers with an Audio Alignment(TM) facility. The satellite speakers, approximately the sized of ordinary soda cans, are shielded for use near video monitors without interference, with built-in controls for accessibility and convenience. These speakers feature a contemporary matt-black design that can complement any gaming, desktop or mobile computing environment.

The speakers feature the unique Audio Alignment(TM) facility, where the drivers, enclosure and electronics are balanced for optimum sound quality. The improved sound imaging provide vibrant and realistic sound.

Altec Lansing BXR1221 (2.1 speaker)

For those who demand a powerful bass, the BXR1221 2:1 speaker has a compact subwoofer plus the two 2-inch full range drivers to provide enhanced gaming and audio playback experience.

Pricing and Availability

The BXR1220 and BXR1221 are retailing at S$32 and S$59 respectively and available at authorized resellers and retailers in Funan Digital Mall and Sim Lim Square.

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