Published On: September 27, 2008

Boston Acoustics' New Horizon i-DS2 iPod Speaker System

Published On: September 27, 2008

Boston Acoustics' New Horizon i-DS2 iPod Speaker System

iPod based speaker systems are a hot commodity in today's hip, ultra portable world and a favorite among younger enthusiasts and women. Not wanting to be left in the dust, Boston Acoustics has released their own iPod based speaker system the i-DS2.

boston-ids2.gifBoston Acoustics, Inc., a manufacturer of loudspeakers, recently announced the introduction of the Horizon i-DS2 iPod Speaker System (MAP: $179.99). With built-in dual 3 1/2" full-range speakers and 60 watts of power, the Horizon i-DS2 is a system 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 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."

The Boston Acoustics Horizon i-DS2 iPod Speaker System features a compact (5 ½" x 12 ¾" x 5 13/16") one-piece design, and a high gloss cabinet design, perforated metal front grille, and acoustically tuned chamber for bass response. The universal iPod dock accommodates any model iPod, and the "mini remote" gives users "across the room" access to familiar iPod commands

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.

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 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 at www.bostonacoustics.com.

For more information on the company's full range of products, please visit www.BostonAcoustics.com.

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