Hauppauge, N.Y. -
Acoustic Research said it has begun shipping its PW1000 Home Theater Power
Station with SpeedPass, along with a new line of power solutions for
home-theater and home-office users.
The AR PW1000 Home
Theater Power Station with SpeedPass features the company's PureCurrent power
conditioning and surge protection, and its SpeedPass front-panel connectivity. It
also has a five-port Ethernet switch. Suggested retail is $249.
also started shipping 10-outlet and 8-outlet home-theater power conditioners
featuring the company's PureCurrent technology, said "to purify the dirty power
typical of most home outlets so that you get better picture and sound quality
from your home theater," according to the company. They also come with two USB
(10-oulet) has a suggested retail of $69.99, and the ARHT08 (eight-outlet) has
a suggested retail of $59.99.
The AR08 (eight-outlet,
$79.99) and AR06 (six-outlet, $69.99) home-office power conditioners are
designed to protect from harmful power surges. The AR Ecoficient technology automatically
powers down computer peripherals when users turn off their computers, the
company said. They also feature the PureCurrent technology.
Research brand is marketed by Voxx Accessories, a wholly owned subsidiary of Voxx