Stamford, Conn. -
launched its first AC-only iPod/iPhone-docking tabletop speaker system to complement its selection of portable AC/DC docking-speaker systems.
The high-end single-chassis MS 150 retails for a suggested $689 and includes RDS-equipped FM tuner, slot-load CD player and subwoofer output. It will join the brand's Go & Play AC/DC iPod/iPhone-docking speaker systems, which currently retail for $299 and $349 on the company's
The MS 150 packs two 30-watt bass-reflex speakers into its 9.3- by 19.25- by 7.63-inch chassis, which is oval-shaped and features polished black surfaces. The device has a frequency response of 65Hz-20kHz at +/-3dB and a 75dB signal-to-noise ratio.
Other features include composite and S-Video outputs for displaying photos and videos on a connected display, analog audio inputs, digital audio input, MP3/WMA-CD playback and six presents for the RDS FM tuner.
It also features an IR remote, alarm, sleep timer and dimmer to reduce the brightness of the three-line dot-matrix display. It adheres to European energy standards, consuming less than 1 watt of power in standby mode.