IK Multimedia, which specializes in mobile music creation apps and accessories, is says the iLoud, a portable stereo speaker designed for studio monitor quality on the go, is now available from music instrument and consumer electronics retailers worldwide.

The iLoud boasts 40W RMS of power, an onboard DSP processor and a bi-amped 4-driver array of neodymium loudspeakers. About the size of an iPad and only 6cm (2.3 inches) thick, the speaker fits into a laptop bag or backpack.

The iLoud is powered by a Li-ion rechargeable battery with smart power-management features that reduce its power consumption so that it can be used for up to 10 hours without recharging. It’s priced at US$299.99 and is available now from the IK network of music and electronic retailers around the world. For more information, go to www.ikmultimedia.com/products/iloud .