By Lisa Johnston
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Solon, Ohio –– CAD Audio is rolling out new custom color options for its flagship Sessions MH510 headphones.
The company said the new line is in response to "numerous requests from artists, producers and users."
The new Sessions MH510GD headphones in gold/white are now available, and will be followed to market by chrome/white, high-tech gray/white and pink/white color options.
Sessions headphones are currently available in black, white/red, black chrome and black/orange designs.
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Mahwah, N.J. — Denon Electronics has launched a microsite that lets consumers “virtually try on” the company’s headphones.
Visitors to the VisYoualize Yourself site can upload a photograph or use their webcam to see what they will look like wearing the Music Maniac, Urban Raver, Globe Cruiser or Exercise Freak headphones.
The site is said to use facial-mapping technology. Screen shots can be shared on Facebook and other social-networking sites.
Los Angeles — Bigr Audio introduced a pair of headphones meant to commemorate the 10-year death anniversary of hip-hop artist Jam Master Jay.
The namesake “eco-friendly” headphones feature 40mm drivers, laser-engraved farmed natural rosewood ear cups with the Jam Master Jay logo on the left ear cup, and a foldable design. A leather carrying case is included.
Suggested retail is $149, and the first 100 people to buy them will receive versions that are autographed by his son, Jason Mizell, Jr. (DJ Jam Master J'son).
The BoomStream, available now for $99.99, uses Bluetooth 2.1 for streaming music and can work with any Apple or Android device, the company said. Non-Bluetooth devices can connect via the aux-in jack.
Features include two 40mm drivers, a down-firing passive subwoofer, a 1,200 mA lithium-polymer rechargeable battery and a brushed-aluminum surface. Frequency range is listed at 90Hz to 20kHz. A built-in mic allows the BoomStream to also be used as a speakerphone.