updated 12:00 pm EDT, Thu April 20, 2006
Altec Lansing headphones
Altec Lansing is offering 10 new headphones this year that consist of ear phone, over-the-head, ear clip, behind-the-neck and active noise reduction models, including the AHP612 wireless headphones. Altec Lansing's AHP612 ($150, shown at right) is a 900MHz wireless headphone system that connects to a variety of home electronics, as well as portable audio devices. AHP625 Over-the-Head Studio offers SRS simulated surround sound and ships with a carrying bag ($80). The AHP524 Over-the-Head Light Studio offers DJ-style monitoring capability for $50, while the AHP423 Behind-the-Neck Sports is foldable and ships with two extra foam pads in different colors, as well as a carrying bag for $30. Additional models include the AHP322 ($20), AHP227 ($15), AHP223 ($15), AHP122 ($10), and AHP121 ($10). Due in late summer of 2006, Altec Lansing plans to offer its AHP812 high-end noise cancellation headphone system for $200.