Norwood, Mass. - Speaker maker
entered the wireless-audio market.
The company launched products that support up to three stereo zones with a range up to 150 feet within a house and 300 feet in line-of-sight applications.
The products can also be used to cut the speaker-cable cord to powered speakers inside and outside the house, to powered surround speakers, and powered subwoofers.
The WA-50 Wireless Audio System consists of a transmitter, receiver, USB Cable and RCA input and output cables at a suggested retail of $199. Additional WA-50 receivers and output cables are available for $89 each.
Up to three transmitters and an unlimited number of receivers can be used at a time, Atlantic said. Consumers connect a transmitter to an audio source's RCA audio outputs and a receiver to the RCA line inputs of a powered speaker system. The transmitter and receiver feature three-position switch to assign each transmitter-receiver pair to zones one, two or three.
The transmitter can also be connected to a PC or Macintosh using a supplied USB cable interface to transmit music from a computer to a high-end audio system or portable audio system.
The system delivers 20Hz to 20kHz frequency response +/1 1dB, a signal-to-noise ration of 93dB and 10ms maximum delay.