The Alpha iQ Streaming Speakers with BluOS are Now Shipping

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PSB Speakers, makers of high-fidelity loudspeakers since 1972, just announced the 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 on or participating retail locations priced at $1,499 USD.

PSB Alpha IQ NR 2.1 streaming speakers
PSB Alpha IQ NR 2.1 streaming speakers installed in an office.

Key Highlights of the PSB Alpha iQ Streaming Speakers

  • 4 inch polypropylene mid-bass driver with steel basket and rubber surround
  • 0.75 inch 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 award-winning 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 Alpha IQ NR 2.1 streaming speakers
The PSB Alpha IQ NR 2.1 streaming speakers in black
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