PSB Announces Alpha IQ Now Shipping

PSB Speakers has announced the broad retail availability of the Alpha iQ, Streaming Powered Speakers with BluOS, the brand’s first pair of wireless streaming bookshelf speakers that integrate control, source and amplification. The Alpha iQ in black and white finishes, are now shipping and can be ordered or participating retail locations for USD $1,499 / CDN $2,199. Pre-orders will now be shipped.

Key Highlights of the Alpha iQ

4″ polypropylene mid-bass driver with steel basket and rubber surround

0.75″ aluminum dome tweeter with neodymium magnet and ferrofluid cooling

Fully active design, with DSP crossover and dedicated amplifiers for each driver: 60W for each woofer and 30W for each tweeter

Tuned port and DSP-enabled bass extension for excellent LF performance

Low-latency wireless connection between the primary and secondary speakers for tangle-free installation

Ethernet, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth connectivity / Built-in network streamer based on the BluOS multi-room music platform

Integrated support for more than 20 streaming services, including several that offer lossless and high-resolution audio

Music can be played through as many as 63 additional BluOS-enabled components

Audiophile-grade DAC with maximum resolution of 24-bit/192kHz

MQA decoding and rendering capability for high-res streaming from Tidal

Apple AirPlay 2 support for streaming from iPhones, iPads, and Macs / Spotify Connect and Tidal Connect

MM phono, HDMI eARC, optical, and auxiliary inputs / USB port for connecting an external drive containing music files

Subwoofer output with DSP-enabled low-pass and high-pass filters

Support for Control4, Crestron, ELAN, RTI, and URC home-control systems Support for Alexa, Google Assistant, and Apple Siri voice control

IR learning capability for operating the Alpha iQ with harmonized remotes

PSB is exclusively distributed through Lenbrook International.