LaCie (http://www.lacie.com) has announced high-end speakers, modeled
after Cabasse’s loudspeaker technology — the LaCie Sound2 Speakers,
design by Neil Poulton. Cabasse is an acoustic engineering company.
The speakers are designed for use with any computer system or A/V
Coupled with Cabasse’s loudspeaker driver support, the LaCie Sound2
Speakers provide premium sound quality to computers, according to
Alexis Kobassian, Product Manager.. Additionally, users can use the
line-in connection to experience the same high-quality sound from
audio/video devices like iPods and portable multimedia players, he
To use the LaCie Sound2 Speakers, you just plug them into a Mac or PC
USB connection or line-in port on a peripheral device, and they’re
ready to go. No driver installation is necessary. Also, for added
functionality, the LaCie Sound2 Speakers come with a built-in USB
cable and volume control.
The LaCie Sound2 Speakers can provide 30W total peak power output and
an expansive frequency response of 80Hz – 20kHz. An external power
supply is included to reach the optimal amplification and unique
The LaCie Sound2 Speakers will be available through the LaCie Online
Store, LaCie Reseller+, LaCie Corner, and LaCie Storage Partner,
starting at the suggested retail price of US$99.99.