Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Panasonic readies Bluetooth-armed audio player

updated 12:45 pm EDT, Wed August 29, 2007

Panasonic Bluetooth player

Panasonic's Japanese flagship has released the SV-SD950N, the newest audio player in its D-snap series. It can play AAC, MP3 and WMA files, but its key feature is Bluetooth, something normally reserved for third-party add-ons. This allows it to accomplish things like transfer files to cellphones, or listen to music on a car stereo with a Bluetooth receiver. The player is further notable for its 60-hour battery life, and bundled noise-cancelling headphones, said to eliminate 83 percent of ambient sound. Files are loaded on the player through an SD slot, to which end Panasonic has included a 1GB card. The 950N is selling for approximately 25,000 yen ($218).

Coinciding with the player's release is the debut of the SC-SX950, a stereo system with 80GB of storage. CDs can be ripped to the drive at 12x speed, and the system also accepts input from digital sources, including an SD slot and an Ethernet connection. The highlight is intended to be another Bluetooth transmitter, which allows copying or playing music from the SD950N, as well as using the player for private headphone listening. An iPod dock adapter, the SH-PD9, is due on September 21st. It should cost 5,000 yen ($44), while the SX950 is being priced at 75,000 yen ($654). [via Impress Watch]





By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 projector

With high-definition televisions now the standard, 4K televisions becoming the next big thing, and plasma TVs going the way of the din ...

Life n Soul 8 Driver Bluetooth headphones

When it comes to music on the go, consumers generally have some options to consider when looking for the best experience. While Blueto ...

Tesoro Tizona G2N Elite gaming keyboard

The market for gaming keyboards is getting crowded, starting off with some fairly simple keyboards and diverging into the land of modu ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News