Friday, December 9, 2011

TechFresh Daily: Kenwood R-K731 Compact Hi-Fi With USB And PC Support and 10 more...

TechFresh Daily: Kenwood R-K731 Compact Hi-Fi With USB And PC Support and 10 more...

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Kenwood R-K731 Compact Hi-Fi With USB And PC Support

Posted: 08 Dec 2011 10:57 PM PST

Kenwood R-K731 Compact Hi-Fi With USB And PC Support

Kenwood is back with its latest compact Hi-Fi. As part of the company’s K-Series, the Kenwood R-K731 is compatible with all version of iPod, iPhone and iPads via USB and supports MP3, WMA, AAC, WAV files stored on a USB stick. The gadget also features a CD player, an FM radio, a digital output and an input audio. Measuring 245mm x 309mm x 104mm, the Kenwood R-K731 is priced at 50,400 Yen or around $649. [Akihabara]

Audio-Technica ATH-ES88 EarSuit Headphones

Posted: 08 Dec 2011 10:36 PM PST

Audio-Technica ATH-ES88 EarSuit Headphones

The Audio-Technica ATH-ES88 EarSuit headphones feature a pair of 40mm CCAW voice coil bobbin winding drivers that produce a 9 – 26,000Hz of frequency response, a 103dB/mW of output sound pressure level and a 34 ohm of impedance. Weighing at just 130 grams, these headphones also have a 3.5mm gold-plated stereo mini (Type L) and a 1.2 meter cable. AudioCubes sells the Audio-Technica ATH-ES88 EarSuit headphones for $249.99. [AudioCubes]

Tascam US-125M USB Audio Interface With Mixer Functionality

Posted: 08 Dec 2011 08:18 PM PST

Tascam US-125M USB Audio Interface With Mixer Functionality

The Tascam US-125M is a USB audio interface with Mixer functionality. Designed for live streaming, podcasting and for online gaming, the device provides a microphone input, a guitar input (standard phone jack), and a stereo line input (RCA) with a computer audio signal and feeds the mix to your computer via a USB 2.0 connectivity. Housed in a solid aluminum case, the Tascam US-125M provides up to 16 bit/48 KHz audio resolution, which is ideal for broadcasting over the Internet. [Tascam]

Casio And NEC Introduces G-Shock GB-6900-4JF That Supports Bluetooth 4.0

Posted: 08 Dec 2011 07:41 PM PST

Casio And NEC Introduces G-Shock GB-6900-4JF That Supports Bluetooth 4.0

Casio and NEC have collaborated to release the G-Shock GB-6900-4JF. What makes this rugged watch special is that it supports Bluetooth 4.0 with an enhanced low voltage technology. The Casio G-Shock GB-6900-4JF is able to connect to the NEC Medias smartphone and provides several basic information from the smartphone such as SMS/E-mail alerts, call warnings, battery status and missed calls. [Akihabara]

Magico S5 Loudspeaker

Posted: 08 Dec 2011 07:29 PM PST

Magico S5 Loudspeaker

Magico has unveiled the S5 loudspeaker, which is the successor to the V3 loudspeaker that was released about five years ago. Designed by a musician called Alan Wolf, this floor standing speaker comes equipped with a 1-inch MB30 beryllium-dome tweeter, a 6-inch M380 midrange driver, and two 10-inch “hybrid” Nano-Tec woofers. The Magico S5 provides a sensitivity of 90dB (2.83V/1m), an impedance of 4 ohms, and a frequency response that extends from 22Hz to 50kHz. The Magico S5 will be launched in the second quarter of 2012 for $28,600 a pair. [Magico]

OCZ Octane SATA 6.0 Gbps SSDs

Posted: 08 Dec 2011 03:41 PM PST


OCZ has released a new line of SATA 6.0 Gbps SSDs, the Octane. Coming in 128GB, 256GB and 512GB capacities, these 2.5-inch SSDs are packed with MLC NAND Flash memory chips, an Indilinx Everest controller, a SATA 6.0 Gbps interface, TRIM support, a MTBF of 1,250,000 hours and capable of delivering read and write speeds of up to 535MB/s and 400MB/s, respectively. The 128GB, 256GB and 512GB models are priced at 19,500 Yen (about $251), 35,500 Yen (about $457) and 85,000 Yen (about $1,095), respectively. [Product Page]

InFocus IN5316HD DLP Projector

Posted: 08 Dec 2011 03:30 PM PST


The IN5316HD is InFocus’ latest DLP projector for the mass market. This high-performance projector provides 1920 x 1080 Full HD resolution, 4000 ANSI lumens brightness, 2000:1 contrast ratio and up to 2000 hours of lamp life in Eco mode. Not to mention, it also comes with two built-in 3W stereo speakers and has a number of connectivity ports including DisplayPort, Component, Composite, HDMI, S-Video, Stereo Mini Jack and D-Sub. Unfortunately, there’s no word on pricing yet. [InFocus]

EVGA X79 FTW EATX Motherboard Goes On Sale

Posted: 08 Dec 2011 03:14 PM PST


EVGA has begun selling their newest EATX motherboard ‘X79 FTW’ in the US via the company’s website. Based on Intel X79 chipset, this high-end motherboard supports for Intel’s latest Sandy Bridge-E (LGA 2011) processors, and features four DDR3 memory slots, five PCI-Express x16 slots and one PCIe x1 slot. In terms of connectivity ports, it offers two SATA 6.0 Gbps, four SATA 3.0 Gbps, two eSATA, ten USB 3.0 and ten USB 2.0. The X79 FTW retails for $399.99. [EVGA]

I-O Data GV-M2TV USB Digital TV Tuner For Mac

Posted: 08 Dec 2011 03:07 PM PST


I-O Data has come out with their new USB digital TV tuner ‘GV-M2TV’ which is designed specifically for Mac users. Measuring 25mm x 75mm x 12mm and weighing 18g, this Japan-only USB digital TV tuner features a USB 2.0 connection interface and supports for Mac OS X 10.6 – 10.7 (32.64 bit). The GV-M2TV is scheduled to ship from late December for 21,000 Yen (about $270). [I-O Data]

Mouse Computer MDV-AGQ9300X-WSB Desktop PC

Posted: 08 Dec 2011 02:58 PM PST


Mouse Computer has added another powerful desktop PC to its range called the MDV-AGQ9300X-WSB. Specs-wise, the system is equipped with a 3.30GHz Intel core i7-3960X processor, an Intel X79 Express Chipset, a NVIDIA Quadro 2000D 1GB graphics card, a 16GB DDR3 RAM, a 120GB SSD, a 3TB hard drive, a DVD Super Multi Drive and runs on Windows 7 Professional 64-bit (SP1) OS. The MDV-AGQ9300X-WSB is available now for 249,900 Yen (about $3,218). [Mouse Computer]

Super Talent TeraNova Solid State Drive

Posted: 08 Dec 2011 02:53 PM PST

Super Talent TeraNova Solid State Drive

Super Talent has launched the TeraNova solid state drive. Designed for professionals and enthusiasts, the 2.5-inch drive features the latest SATA3 interface, a SandForce 2200 processor and an optimized firmware. Available in 60GB, 120GB, 240GB and 480GB of storage capacities, the Super Talent TeraNova provides up to 500MB/s transfer rate for both read and write. [PCLaunches]

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