updated 10:20 am EDT, Mon April 17, 2006
mStation Stereo Tower, Orb
mStation has unveiled the mStation 2.1 Stereo Tower and mStation 2.1 Stereo Orb, high-fidelity speakers designed for iPod owners that integrate a dedicated subwoofer. Both models ship with a 10-key remote control that offers basic functionality for iPods as well as treble, bass, and volume adjustments. The mStation 2.1 Stereo Tower is made from extruded aluminum, and includes midrange speakers with tweeters mounted in posts that can rotate 20-degrees. The Stereo Tower offers an iPod Dock connector, a USB Mini B port, and a stereo mini jack (3.5mm). mStation's Stereo Orb offers the same connectivity as the Stereo Tower, plus one FireWire connector. The mStation 2.1 Stereo Tower is priced at $300, while the mStation Stereo Orb is available for $150. Both models come with a one-year parts/90 day labor warranty.