Altec Lansing introduces Mix digital boombox

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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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