Blackbox Launches i10 Earphones
Blackbox today announced the launch of its exciting new i10 earphones specially created and designed for iPod and iPhone users.
In a UK first, the i10 earphones (£79.99 RRP) are powered directly by the device through Apple’s unique 30 pin dock connector. The i10’s are designed to improve the device’s sound quality and provide a clear and authentic listening experience through Active Noise Rejection (ANR) technology. The earphones offer maximum comfort, wearability and style with an integrated monitor function and volume control which is ideal for listening to music on the go.
The i10 earphones provide an enthralling listening experience with deep bass, clear vocals and natural highs by canceling 92% of background noise using ANR technology provided by Phitek Systems; a global leader in electro-acoustic technologies and active noise-cancellation. ANR is a unique patented technology that virtually eliminates disturbing background noise. It works by intelligently measuring the noise field in the ear, before calculating and reintroducing an ‘anti-noise’ response, resulting in near silence by continuously adapting to the prevailing noise conditions.
Neil Truckell, UK Brand Manager of Blackbox comments: “This product presents something truly unique for Apple and music enthusiasts here in the UK. Through its Active Noise Rejection technology, the i10s are the first earphones to operate without the need for external batteries and provide the ultimate upgrade path for iPod/iPhone users, keen to dramatically improve sound quality and comfort. Its competitive price point makes it an amazing addition to your device so you can simply enjoy music on the go. This is just one of the upcoming innovations from the Blackbox family."
The Blackbox i10 earphones are available to order now from Amazon.com and Play.com.
Technical Specification for the i10:
- iPod 30 pin dock
- Active Noise Reduction – Up to 92% (22dB)
- Passive Noise Isolation – Up to 30dB >1kHz
- Connector cable 800mm, Earphone cable 450mm
- Slide volume control
- Lateral, in-ear earphone with an ergonomic design and monsoon skin
- Power – supplied by iPod
- Comes with a set of 3 grommet sizes (S,M,L)
Blackbox is the result of a carefully designed programme that was developed to transform Phitek’s latest and most innovative Active Noise Reduction (ANR™) technology into an array of personal listening products capable of satisfying consumer needs at several price points. Blackbox™ plans to further extend its reach globally in 2010 with the introduction of a wider variety of headphones and earphones. Blackbox designs and creates best-in-class and world-leading ANR™ products that are streamlined and functional as well as effective, ergonomic, and stylish in design. Phitek created the Blackbox™ brand in response to high levels of interest from their first and business class passengers on some of the world’s most successful airlines. For more information please visit www.blackboxonline.com