-- Stylish and Compact System Lets Users Share their iPod® Music in Rich High-Performance
Stereo, with Deep Powerful Bass --
Denver, CO, September 4, 2008 -
Boston Acoustics, Inc., a world-renowned
manufacturer of high-performance loudspeakers, recently announced the introduction
of the Horizon i-DS2 iPod Speaker System (MAP: $179.99), a stylish and compact solution
for bringing the music of any Apple® iPod® to life in great room-filling stereo
sound. With built-in dual 3 1/2" full-range speakers and 60 watts of dynamic
power, the Horizon i-DS2 is a high performance system with deep powerful bass and
crisp clean stereo sound that lets users dock and charge their iPods while listening
to their favorite music. And reflecting Boston Acoustics' Play Smart™ attitude,
the i-DS2 features the company's innovative P.O.P. design concept, which lets
users quickly and easily change the look of their unit to match any room's décor
using a variety of different colored speaker grilles.
Boston Acoustics Sr. Vice President & General Manager Eli Harary, noted: "Our
new Horizon i-DS2 is all about bringing a new level of fun, flexibility and performance
to the iPod experience. The sleek and compact unit literally fits anywhere and can
easily be moved from room to room. Best of all, with its premium quality high-performance
loudspeakers and powerful 60 watt system, the i-DS2 lets users 'play DJ'
to their heart's content."
Hip and Compact One-Piece Design; Acoustically Tuned Chamber
The Boston Acoustics Horizon i-DS2 iPod Speaker System features a hip and compact
(5 ½" x 12 ¾" x 5 13/16") one-piece design geared toward the needs
of today's design-conscious, music-everywhere oriented consumer. With its appealing
high gloss cabinet design and perforated metal front grille, the i-DS2 combines
contemporary design with extraordinary performance. To ensure the highest quality
audio performance, the i-DS2 features an acoustically tuned chamber for maximum
bass response. For total flexibility, the universal iPod dock accommodates any model
iPod, and the ergonomically designed "mini remote" gives users easy "across
the room" access to familiar iPod commands.
A Great Performer with All the Right Connections
The Horizon i-DS2 features a composite video output that also lets users show off
photos and videos from any video-capable iPod on their TV. In addition, a USB connector
allows for iPod communication with iTunes and an auxiliary input allows connections
to other media players as well.
Make It Your Own… with Boston Acoustics P.O.P.
The Horizon i-DS2 iPod Speaker System comes in either gloss black or gloss white,
with matching perforated metal grilles. However, to make it easy for customers to
individualize the look of their i-DS2 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-DS2 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 www.bostonacoustics.com/POP)
and select the color of their choice or contact those dealers that will be stocking
the grille color options.
The Boston Acoustics i-DS2 became available in July 2008 at select retailers and
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
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