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Spectra Adds Jensen iPad Speakers, Bluetooth

1/10/2012 12:01:00 AM Eastern

LAS VEGAS — Spectra is expanding its Jensen-
branded iPad-docking speaker line with at
least two new models, launching its first stereo
Bluetooth speaker, and launching an iPod/
iPhone-docking AC/DC boombox.

One new iPod/iPhone system is the company’s
first with separate pivoting speakers.

The iPad-docking speaker systems include
the $79-suggested JiPS-200i, which features
retractable dock, aux in jack, stereo speakers,
and remote. It will be available in the first quarter

Another new iPad speaker system is the
$129-suggested JiPS-310i, which packs a biamplified
2.1-channel speaker system in an elliptical
chassis with chrome accents. Output is
rated at 2x4 watts plus 10 watts for the woofer.
It ships in January. Other features include aux
input and composite-video output.

The $79-suggested JiSS-300i iPod/iPhonedocking
CD-boombox features top-load CD-R/
RW player, covered front-loading dock, FM stereo
tuner, multifunction blue back-lit display, aux
input, carrying handle and remote control. The
remote controls all docked-iPhone/iPod functions.
It’s shipping.

The $129-suggested JiMS-252i iPhone/
iPod-docking music system, available the first
quarter, features multifunction 0.7-inch blue
LCD display, FM tuner, alarm clock, remote
control, composite-video output, aux input, and
separate pivoting two-way speakers that rotate
to the left or right for directional sound. Power
is rated at 2x5 watts RMS.

The Bluetooth speaker is the $79-suggested
SMPS-655, which includes Bluetooth’s audio
video remote control profile (AVRCP). The AC/
DC model operates on four AA batteries, and
it doubles as a hands-free speaker phone via
embedded microphone.