updated 11:20 am EST, Mon October 31, 2005
Apocalypse speaker systems
Xonic Gear by today rolled out Apocalypse 3 and Apocalypse 5, its multimedia speaker systems using vacuum tube amplifier technology designed to eliminate acoustic noise and enhance sound quality. Compatible with both Macs and iPods, Apocalypse 3 outputs 30 watts RMS from its subwoofer, and 15 watts RMS per satellite. The Apocalypse 3 subwoofer boasts a 20-200Hz frequency response, while satellites offer 80Hz-20Khz. Apocalypse 5 outputs 40 watts RMS from its subwoofer, and 20 watts RMS per satellite. The Apocalypse 5 subwoofer provides a 20-200Hz frequency response, while satellites offer 50Hz-20Khz. Both models offer master volume control, an S/N ration of greater-than 85Db, and a 3.3mm audio input jack. Pricing starts at £120, and both models offer a full one-year RTB warranty [site not updated].