Samson Technologies (www.samsontech.com) has a new addition to their line of monitor speakers: the MediaOne BT Active Studio Monitors with Bluetooth.
They’re available in three models. Sold as a packaged stereo pair and available in stores starting in September, the MediaOne BT3 (US$99), MediaOne BT4 ($149) and MediaOne BT5 ($199) monitors feature the ability to wirelessly connect to music sources via Bluetooth. A video demonstrating the features of the monitors can be seen at http://youtu.be/Wu7dN3ZpdbA.
The MediaOne BT Active Studio Monitors come in three different configurations to match a variety of output needs: MediaOne BT3 (3-inch woofer, 1-inch tweeter, 15 watts per channel RMS, 30 watts per channel Peak), MediaOne BT4 (4-inch woofer, 1-inch tweeter, 20 watts per channel RMS, 40 watts per channel Peak) and MediaOne BT5 (5-inch woofer, 1-inch tweeter, 20 watts per channel RMS, 40 watts per channel Peak).
Their copolymer woofers deliver a controlled low frequency response, while their 1-inch silk dome tweeters give the high frequencies a natural sound without unwanted noise, according to the folks at Samson. Each rear-vented, precision-tuned port enclosure is finished in an all-black satin vinyl covering with matching metal grills for the woofers and tweeters.
You can pair the MediaOne BT Active Studio Monitors with any Bluetooth-equipped smartphone, laptop or tablet. The Bluetooth pairing button and LED indicator can be found on the active speaker’s rear control panel, along with the system’s RCA inputs, passive monitor terminals and an AC power connector. In addition, the front panel houses the level control, as well as both a headphone output and stereo input. The 3.5mm stereo input can be used to connect secondary signal sources such as MP3 players, keyboards and more.