iHome, Disney Team For Audio Accessories Line

By John Laposky On Dec 19 2011 - 6:01am




RAHWAY, N.J. — iHome unveiled a line of Disney-licensed audio accessories products featuring Kermit the Frog, Minnie Mouse, Phineas and Ferb, and Jack Skellington from “The Nightmare Before Christmas.”

The new iHome lineup includes noiseisolating earphones, over-the-ear headphones, portable speaker systems and iPod docking alarm clock speaker systems. Additional products are planned for 2012, the company said.

The noise-isolating headphone models feature detachable passive ear cushions in a variety of sizes, enhanced bass response, inline volume control and a travel pouch. They retail for $14.99.

The over-the-ear headphones feature padded ear cushions, a padded adjustable headband and in-line volume control. They retail for $24.99.

The portable speaker system connects to any portable audio device with a 3.5mm headphone jack through a hard-wired line-in cable. Volume is controlled by the player. It retails for $19.99. A second SKU, housed in a water-resistant casing with a zipper closure, retails for $39.99.

The iPod-docking alarm clock speaker system is certified Made For iPod and features gradual wake and gradual sleep functions, two independent alarms that allow wake to music or buzzer, an aux-in jack and a backlit LCD display with adjustable dimmer. It also works with any player with a 3.5mm headphone jack and retails for $49.99.

“We are excited to collaborate with Disney on a great new line of audio products for under $50,” Evan Stein, iHome’ marketing director, said. “From Kermit the Frog earphones to a classic Minnie Mouse dual alarm clock speaker system, Disney fans will love waking up and listening to music with some of their favorite characters.”

The new iHome line featuring Disney characters can be purchased select Toys ‘R’ Us, Bed Bath & Beyond and Barnes & Noble stores, among other chains. For detailed product information, please visit www.ihomeaudio.com/disney.

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