We are still in the middle of blowing our freakin minds with the Audyssey Lower East Side Media Speakers (and prepping a review for all of you smarty-pants WGUB readers)… when all of a sudden… even MORE Audyssey magic hits the market!
Dropping TODAY is big news that Audyssey, the makers behind such incredible audio smackdowns as the SOM Audio Dock, is smashing into the Airplay market with their Lower East side audio dock Air ($399). And if they keep to par with what we’ve already seen come out of camp Audyssey, I’m already set to crown the new king! We’re SUPER anxious to get our hands on this new nugget of badassery, but until then… here is some straight up solid info for you to wrap your brain around.
Lower East Side Audio Dock Air – www.audyssey.com
AirPlay® Wireless Streaming Waiting for the wireless streaming technology of the future? It’s here. Apple AirPlay lets you stream music throughout your entire house – wirelessly. AirPlay is fully integrated into the Lower East Side Audio Dock Air so you can enjoy your entire iTunes library in any room, anytime.
Bass Lovers Unite If you think you need a massive subwoofer to get bass from your speakers, think again. Audyssey redefines low-frequency reproduction. The Lower East Side Audio Dock Air is designed with passive bass radiators and uses Audyssey’s proprietary technology to play deeper bass than anything its size.
Hardware + Software Unlike many other speaker companies, Audyssey hardware and software engineers work closely to design the best-sounding speakers with distortion-free, powerful and precise sound. Check out the Audyssey difference and hear how technology makes a better sounding speaker.
Here is the Official Press Release:
Audyssey Introduces the Lower East Side Audio Dock Air New Music System with Airplay® Features Audyssey Smart Speaker™ Technology
LOS ANGELES, CA – (Marketwire – October 19, 2011) – Audyssey, a leader in audio
technology for the home, automotive, mobile and theater markets, today introduced the Lower
East Side Audio Dock Air. The new music system with Airplay complements today’s digital
lifestyle, enabling users to stream music wirelessly throughout the home from their computer,
iPod touch, iPhone or iPad. The Lower East Side Audio Dock Air is the latest Audyssey product
built on the company’s Smart Speaker technology for rich and balanced sound.
”AirPlay represents a huge step forward in the pursuit of wireless audio and we believe our
Lower East Side Audio Dock Air will please even the most discerning listeners,” said Robb
Mason, Audyssey’s vice president of marketing. “Our Smart Speaker technology enables us to
generate audio output that’s simply not attainable by other manufacturers – we’re confident
our new dock will outperform any comparably priced AirPlay dock on the market.”
AirPlay Wireless Streaming
Apple AirPlay® is opening up compelling new applications for wirelessly streaming music in the
home. AirPlay excels in terms of range as well as audio quality, which is why Audyssey fully
integrated AirPlay into its newest audio dock. Pair the dock with your chosen device and you
can enjoy your entire iTunes library anywhere in the house.
Bass So Good, You’ll be Looking for the Subwoofer
For decades, speaker companies have relied on bulky subwoofers to compensate for their
speakers’ lack of low-range output. If you think you need a massive subwoofer to get bass
from your speakers, think again. The Lower East Side Audio Dock Air is designed with passive
bass radiators and uses Audyssey’s Smart Speaker technology to play deeper bass than
anything else its size.
Audyssey’s Second Product in the Lower East Side Lineup
Audyssey’s new AirPlay dock joins the recently announced Lower East Side Media Speakers to
expand the company’s family of consumer audio products inspired by the culture and history
of New York’s Lower East Side.
Pricing and Availability
The Audyssey Lower East Audio Dock Air will begin shipping in November of this year and will
have an MSRP of $399.
Established in 2002, Audyssey is the industry leader in research-based sound technologies for the professional