-- Stylish 100-Watt Speaker System Lets Users Listen to their iPhone® or iPod® Music
with High-Performance Stereo Sound and Deep Powerful Bass --
LAS VEGAS, January 8, 2009 -
Boston Acoustics, Inc., a world-renowned manufacturer
of high performance loudspeakers, is expanding its line of award-winning loudspeaker
solutions for iPod® with the introduction of its new Horizon i-DS3 Powered Speaker
System with Wireless Subwoofer for iPhone /iPod®
(MAP: $499.99). The i-DS3
gives iPhone/iPod users a simple and powerful new way to hear their favorite music
with room filling stereo sound and impressive deep bass. With its built-in 100 watts
of amplifier power, the Horizon i-DS3 lets users bring their personal music to life
in style - with the additional benefit of being able to charge their iPhone or iPod
while docked. The Horizon i-DS3 will begin shipping in March.
Stereo Soundbar and Wireless Powered Subwoofer Kick it Up
The i-DS3 's soundbar features dual high-performance 3 ½-inch woofers and dual
½-inch tweeters that bring iPod music to life with hi-fidelity true stereo sound.
Another key component to the i-DS3 's amazing performance is its wireless, high-output
powered subwoofer. With its down firing enclosure design, the ported subwoofer boasts
a frequency response of 35Hz-150Hz. The subwoofer not only provides rich powerful
bass, but also because of the built-in 2.4GHz wireless transmitter, users will enjoy
the convenience of placing it virtually anywhere in their room.
Boston Acoustics Sr. Vice President & General Manager Eli Harary, noted: "As
the iPhone and iPod rapidly become primary music delivery components, more and more
people are looking for ways to boost the performance and listening quality of their
personal music. Our new i-DS3 provides rich, room-filling, dynamic stereo sound
that consumers demand, in a sleek and compact unit designed to fit just about anywhere.
The wireless subwoofer reproduces the powerful low-frequency sound needed to take
the listening experience to whole new level, and because it's wireless you can
place it anywhere in a room and not worry about trying to hide any messy audio cables."
Flexible Control of your iPhone or iPod
The Horizon i-DS3 iPod Speaker System is designed to give users a simple, convenient
and flexible way to enhance their enjoyment of all their favorite music, and more.
For example, the universal iPod dock accommodates any iPhone or iPod with dock connector,
and the handy mini remote gives users easy across-the-room access to familiar iPod
commands. Adding flexibility and usefulness, S-video and composite video outputs
let users show off photos and videos from any iPhone or video-capable iPod on their
TV. In addition, an auxiliary input allows connections to other media players as
Hip and Compact Two-Piece Design
The Boston Horizon i-DS3 Powered Speaker System features a hip and compact (5 ½"
x 12 ¾" x 5 13/16") two-piece design (soundbar and wireless subwoofer)
geared toward the needs of today's design-conscious, music-everywhere oriented
consumer. With its appealing high gloss cabinets and the soundbar's matching
perforated metal front grille, the i-DS3 combines contemporary design with extraordinary
Make It Your Own… with Boston Acoustics® P.O.P.
The Boston Horizon i-DS3 Powered Speaker System with Wireless Subwoofer for iPhone®
/iPod® comes in either gloss black or gloss white, with matching perforated metal
front grille. However, to make it easy for customers to individualize the look of
their i-DS3 and match it perfectly to the décor of any room in the house, today
or anytime in the future (kitchen, den, bedroom, bathroom), it features Boston Acoustics'
new Personal Options Plan (P.O.P.) design concept. P.O.P. lets users customize the
look of their i-DS3 by offering optional metal grilles available in a wide variety
of colors, including Glacier, Rosebud, Onyx, Pearl Gray, Caramel, Chocolat, Silver,
Spanish Moss, Olive and Chili Pepper. To purchase a new grille, customers can simply
visit the Boston Acoustics website bostonacoustics.com/POP and select the color
of their choice or contact those dealers that will be stocking the grille color
About Boston Acoustics
Founded more than 25 years ago, Boston Acoustics is a world-renowned leader in high-performance
loudspeakers, tabletop radios and advanced car audio systems. Today, the company's
"Play Smart™" attitude is reflected in its hip-smart approach to product
design, which allows customers to enjoy high-performance audio while expressing
their personal style and tastes with an element of fun and sophistication. For more
information on the company's full range of advanced products, please visit BostonAcoustics.com
About D&M Holdings Inc.
D&M Holdings Inc. is a global operating company providing worldwide management
and distribution platforms for premium consumer, automotive, commercial and professional
audio and video businesses including Denon®, Marantz®, McIntosh® Laboratory, Boston
Acoustics®, Snell Acoustics, Escient , Calrec Audio, Denon DJ, Allen & Heath,
D&M Professional and D&M Premium Sound Solutions. Our technologies improve
the quality of any audio and visual experience. iPod is a registered trademark and
iPhone is a trademark of Apple Inc. All other product and brand names with a trademark
symbol are trademarks or registered trademarks of D&M Holdings, Inc. or its
subsidiaries. For more information visit
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