SOURCE: Altec Lansing

January 06, 2010 08:00 ET

Altec Lansing Introduces Powerful New VS4621 2.1 Speaker System With Down-Firing Mid-Range Drivers

New Design, Powerful Bass and Audio Alignment™ Technology Combine to Deliver Big Sound

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - January 6, 2010) - Today, Altec Lansing introduced the latest member of its computer speaker line -- the VS4621 2.1 speaker system. Replacing the popular VS4121 series, the VS4621 is geared for computer and laptop sound in addition to being able to connect to CD, DVD and MP3 players. The new system is tuned for music, movies and gaming sound with a powerful subwoofer, down-firing 3" mid-range and dual 1" micro-drivers.

The VS4621 features unique down-firing mid-range drivers which blast the sound waves down onto a hard surface, where they are reflected and evenly distributed throughout the room for well balanced sound. Altec packed this exceptional sound dispersion into a small footprint with contemporary design.

"With digital media playing a bigger role in our daily lives, we designed this compact computer speaker with a wide range of users in mind," stated Don Milks, director of product management at Altec Lansing. "The implementation of the down-firing drivers combined with a compact design delivers a well balanced sound regardless of what type of music, game or movie is being viewed."

The VS4621's powerful bass is provided by its 6 1/2" Altec Lansing custom designed subwoofer. Experience explosions, kick drums or thunder the way they were intended to sound with Altec's musician-tuned technology.


  --  Full, accurate sound -- Two 1" micro-drivers and a down-firing 3"
      mid-range in each speaker deliver clear, full-spectrum sound.
  --  Deep bass -- 6 1/2" side-firing, long-throw woofer delivers
      low-frequency impact
  --  Bold, contemporary design -- Designed to take up minimal space and
      increase sound dispersion.
  --  Audio Alignment™ -- Drivers, enclosure and electronics are
      balanced for optimum sound.
  --  Control -- Separate bass and treble controls allow you to fine tune
  --  Aux in jack -- For MP3 players and second device connection,
      including CD and DVD players.

Pricing and Availability

The Altec Lansing VS4621 will be available in spring 2010 at major retailers, and MSRP is US $79.95.

About Altec Lansing

For more than 70 years Altec Lansing has been viewed among audiophiles as one of the world's most valuable and innovative audio brands and boasts a unique history of innovation that includes the introduction of first talkie film speakers, the first iPod docking station and the first "Works with iPhone" speaker system. Altec Lansing makes a wide range of audio systems for the home and office; a line of headphones for personal listening; and the popular line of inMotion speaker systems for portable digital players. Altec Lansing LLC is headquartered in Milford, PA.

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