Altec Lansing Introduces Mix Digital Boombox

On Thursday, Altec Lansing introduced the Mix iMT800 digital boombox for iPhone and iPod.

The $300 Mix features a rack-style design and includes a built-in 5.25-inch subwoofer to go along with tweeters for high-end and custom drivers for mid-range sound. For tweaking the sound, there are multiple EQ modes, including a 7-band graphic equalizer, four EQ presets, and separate bass and treble controls.

The Mix also includes an LCD screen to display track, artist, and album information; a clip-on remote control for song and playlist navigation; a Universal dock for iPhones and iPods; dual auxiliary input jacks; and an antenna and four presets for digital FM radio.

Altec Lansing says that the Mix will run for up to 30 hours on eight D batteries--remaining battery life is displayed on the LCD--or you can use the included AC adapter.

Although the press release says that the Mix is available now, it's listed as "coming soon" on Altec Lansing's Web site, and as a pre-order on


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