Lacie USB bus-powered Speaker System is Portable and Stylist

Sep 2, 2008

Lacie, best known for professional desktop monitors and stylish external hard drives, is slowly moving into the portable speakers business. Here’s another chic and sleek-looking set designed by Neil Poulton of Lacie. A plug-n-play bus-powered compact speakers system requiring no additional drivers, AC adapter or batteries to work with your PC or Mac system.

Compared to the original $99 FireWire version, the updated speakers now featuring a more widely used USB 2.0 interface, are driverless for PC system and are $40 cheaper. On the other hand, the lower power output USB interface results in a 1-2W minimum power output as oppose to the original 4-8w output. DAC signal processing has dropped from 24 bits/96khz to 16 bits/48khz.

The Lacie USB Speakers will be available in September.

[via eletronista]

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