GEAR4 (http://www.GEAR4.com) has announced its SoundOrb Aurora docking station. The first “made-for-iPod and works-with-iPhone” speaker system to feature a separate wireless sub-woofer and has a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of US$349.99.
The polar white SoundBar incorporates advanced DSP (Digital Signal Processing) technology that has two psychoacoustic sound algorithms, allowing you to enjoy your music and movies in Virtual Wide Stereo or Virtual Surround Sound modes, says Tom Dudderidge, owner of GEAR4. The subwoofer component is made from translucent plastic and features EveryColor ambient light.
Simultaneously producing sound and light from within the Sub-Woofer, it contains LED technology that provides ambient light remaining on the same color or light cycling through more than 16,000 different shades. It uses a five-inch, down-firing driver for bass t.
The SoundOrb Aurora can also be used as a compact home theatre sound system or to watch iPod content on your TV. Connect SoundOrb Aurora to the audio outputs of your TV or DVD/Blu-Ray player for home theatre audio, or connect the video out from SoundOrb Aurora to your TV to show videos from your iPod.
The subwoofer can be placed anywhere in a room, within 100 feet of the base speaker. The subwoofer communicates with the wireless speaker via the 2.4 GHz frequency band.