ARCTIC Sound S111 & ARCTIC C1 GT
Today, ARCTIC launches a new set of portable speakers, ARCTIC SOUND S111, and a USB wall charger, ARCTIC C1 GT. The ARCTIC SOUND S111 is primarily designed for laptop users since it is very small and portable. As ARCTIC SOUND S111 is an USB-powered speaker, it can be worked as a complement with the ARCTIC C1 GT and ARCTIC C1 Mobile as well.
Portable Speakers for Laptops
The ARCTIC SOUND S111 is a set of compact, dice-shaped portable speakers. Its dimension is 70mm (L) x 70mm (W) x 70mm (H) at a weight of 494g. It has a one meter cable length with 3.5 millimeter stereo jack to connect to any laptop, MP3 player or many mobile phones. The ARCTIC SOUND S111 also features a large volume control knob for users to adjust volume easily. As the ARCTIC SOUND S111 is a USB-powered speaker, it can easily be powered by a laptop without additional cables or adapters. It is an accompaniment for laptops and can be used as a replacement of the mostly mediocre built-in speakers in laptops. The ARCTIC SOUND S111 can amplify the volume at a greater extent, while vocals and bass are still well balanced.
Since the ARCTIC SOUND S111 is small and lightweight, it is highly portable and versatile. When using the ARCTIC SOUND S111 without a PC or laptop, it can work with a USB charger, such as the ARCTIC C1 GT and ARCTIC C1 Mobile. While the ARCTIC C1 GT is a USB wall charger, connecting the ARCTIC SOUND S111 with it via the USB cable allows you to play music even when there are no computers around.
Alternatively, the ARCTIC C1 Mobile is a mobile solar USB charger that powers up any gadgets with USB cable. It has a built-in li-ion battery that can be recharged by USB port or sunlight. The combination of the ARCTIC SOUND S111 and the ARCTIC C1 Mobile, along with a MP3 player, gives you a mobile sound system. The ARCTIC C1 Mobile provides power to the ARCTIC SOUND S111, while the MP3 player gives music to the speakers. Bring this combination with you to the beach next time – the sun can keep your music grooving! The C1 Mobile can power the speakers at 50% volume for more than 10 hours. This can for sure keep the music going all day long!
The ARCTIC SOUND S111 comes with a 2 year limited warranty. It is available in end of July 2010. The MSRP is US$ 15.45 /
13.45 €. (excl. VAT).
Frequency Response: 50Hz – 25KHz
Output Power: 4W (2W x 2) RMS
Cable: 1m with 3.5mm stereo jack
Dimensions: 70 L x 70 W x 70 H (mm)
USB Charger without Turning on Computer!
The ARCTIC C1 GT is a one-port USB wall charger. It provides full range power input from 100V to 240V. With short circuit protection, over current protection and over power protection, the ARCTIC C1 GT provides maximum safety to your valuable devices. Its power output is 600mA which is sufficient for charging gadgets fairly fast. It is an ideal and handy backup charger to be used around the house if you want to charge your USB-powered gadgets without a computer or laptop.
To see what is going on with your device, the ARCTIC C1 GT has a LED indicator, which shows the current charging status. You can see at a glance what the charging status is like. Green means standby and red means charging in process. It is suitable to charge iPods, iPhones, MP3 players, game consoles, PDAs and other mobile phones. Additional USB cable for Nokia and Sony Ericsson mobile phones can be purchased via the ARCTIC webshop at $4.90USD, including worldwide shipping.
The ARCTIC C1 GT is very convenient as it can recharge electronic gadgets that use a USB charging cable at wall outlets.
The ARCTIC C1 GT comes with a 2 year limited warranty. It is available in end of July 2010. The MSRP is US$ 9.95 / 6.95 €, excl.VAT.
Input: AC 100 -240V, 50-60Hz
Output Power: DC 5V - - - 600mA
Dimensions: 67 L x 42 W x 62 D (mm)