New Mod-series, two new subwoofers added to line
Boutique high fidelity home theater and stereo speaker systems manufacturer Orb Audio today announced the launch of a new line of speaker systems to mark the company’s 10th anniversary. These systems feature newly-designed Mod1X, Mod2X and Mod4X speakers and two new compact subwoofer models, the subMINI and subONE. These are the first new speakers released by Orb Audio since the company began selling audio systems in 2003.
Device intended for use with computers, portable equipment
Boutique audio devise manufacturer Orb Audio announced today the launch of an all-new Mini-T, the company’s micro-sized Class T amplifier designed for use with computers, televisions, iPods and most mobile devices. The new Mini-T is even smaller than the original Mini-T, and features a new glossy black cabinet, improved signal path design, and the first dedicated subwoofer output available in the device's class.
Tiny speakers claim to rival larger competitors
(Update: fixed link) Home theater enthusiasts for many years have drawn a close association between speaker size and sound quality, however many companies, such as Orb Audio, have worked to prove that big does not always mean better. Electronista took the opportunity to try out Orb's modular speaker system, which features an eight-inch standalone subwoofer and an array of seemingly tiny drivers contained in four-inch spheres. In our full review, we will determine if the Orb system is worthy of its premium price tag.