JBL has announced both its new On Stage 3 portable iPod speaker system and its new Reference 420 and 610 headphones. The JBL On Stage 3 features an integrated Universal iPod Dock, auxiliary in, four Odyssey speakers with 6-watts-per-channel, a remote control with iPod menu navigation capabilities, interchangeable trim rings, and can be powered by six AA batteries. The JBL On Stage 3 will be available in black or white when it is released in October; pricing information was not available.
The JBL Reference 420 and 610 headphones feature leather ear pads and headbands, advanced transducers, and an included storage case and airline and stereo phono adapters. The Reference 420 headphones also feature a weight of 170g, a single cloth-covered side cable, and an included extension cable. The JBL Reference 610 headphones feature wired or wireless functionality, Bluetooth, ear cup iPod controls, a 1.75m hardwire cable, and included Bluetooth dongle compatible with fourth-generation and later Dock-connecting iPods. Both the JBL Reference 420 and 610 are available now, pricing information was not available.