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Razer Reveals Battery-Powered Ferox Portable Speakers

Razer Reveals Battery-Powered Ferox Portable Speakers

Razer, in the speaker business? Oh yeah! Razer actually isn't a stranger to the speaker world, and definitely not to the headphone world. The company has definitely focused more on keyboards and mice over the past few months, but today is a day for something different. The company's new Ferox Twin Speaker Set uses a design that emits omni-directional sound, expanding the sweet spot and using a expandable resonance chambers that provide stronger bass and optimized digital amplifiers for a fuller sound experience.


Razer, in typical fashion, has added a bit of style to these as well. With a single button press, the chambers raise up and pump out music, and there's even a rechargeable battery that can keep things flowing for up to 12 hours. Razer also throws in a carry case, making these great portable options for those who aren't content with their built-in laptop speakers.


These rely on just a simple 3.5mm connection, and they're priced at $59.99. They'll be on sale everywhere by the end of this month, and honestly, we're interested to see what'll compete. They're small, powerful, sleek, and use a rechargeable battery. Good stuff!

RAZER™ PACKS POWERFUL AUDIO PUNCH WITH PORTABLE GAMING SPEAKERS

Razer Ferox Twin Speaker Set Delivers Omni-directional Sound to Everybody, Everywhere January 2011

Carlsbad, Calif. – January 25, 2011 – Razer, the world’s leading precision gaming brand today announces the Razer Ferox – a cool, new ultraportable stereo speaker set that proves it’s not how big it is, it’s how awesome it sounds. Built to deliver 360 degrees of omni-directional sound, you’ll be amazed that something so tiny can rock so hard.

“The Razer Ferox is our sophisticated, modern day boombox for gamers,” said Robert “RazerGuy” Krakoff, president, Razer USA. “Its sleek and compact structure takes up minimal space but delivers the crystal clear sound quality perfect for gaming on-the-go or for music playback wherever you’re at.”

The Razer Ferox delivers room-filling audio clarity with its 360 degree omni-directional acoustics, giving a much wider listening sweet spot than any ordinary front-facing speakers. No matter where you stand, sit, or backflip during a riotous shootout, audio from the Razer Ferox sounds just as immersive.

Featuring expandable resonance chambers that provide stronger bass and optimized digital amplifiers for a fuller sound experience, each chamber rises upon a single press to power up. You’ll have a hard time just keeping your hands off the nifty mechanism every time you switch the Razer Ferox on.

With 12 hours of rechargeable battery life and a convenient carrying case, the Razer Ferox is extremely versatile. These mobile speakers can be used for space-constrained gaming desktop setups, brought along to LAN parties for a convenient audio solution, or broadcasting your headbanging playlist whilst at the beach. Just plug it into any media player with a 3.5mm jack and you’ll realize that you’ll never want to leave home without your Razer Ferox, especially when phenomenal audio is just a plug and press away.

About the Razer Ferox

Get powerful sound in a portable form factor with the Razer Ferox, a tiny but mighty stereo speaker set. With 360-degree omni-directional acoustics that fill your surroundings evenly with sweet sound, expandable resonance chambers for thumping bass, and optimized digital amplifiers to enhance performance and power efficiency, you’ll never be left wanting more. Your multidimensional listening experience is right in the palm of your hand.

With its simple plug-and-play operation, 12-hour rechargeable battery life, and handy carrying case, the Razer Ferox is the ultimate choice for all your mobile audio needs.

Razer Ferox

Price: US $59.99; EU €59.99


Availability:

Razerzone.com – January 2011
Worldwide – January 2011

Product Features:

·         360° omnidirectional sound for all round clarity
·         Expanded bass resonance chamber for powerful bass
·         Digital amplification for enhanced power efficiency
·         Compatible with any media player with a 3.5mm jack
·         30mm drivers for exceptional audio quality
·         Rechargeable non-replaceable in-built batteries
·         Up to 12 hours of playback
·         Play and charge simultaneously
·         LED battery status indicator for easy monitoring
·         Seamless switch between On/Off-mode
·         Carrying pouch for maximum portability
For more information on the Razer Ferox, please visit www.razerzone.com/ferox.
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They look cool and what not... but practical use? I'm not sure.

I hope to have a look at them sometime soon.

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