Altec Lansing Launches MZX606 MUZX Ultra In-ear Noise Isolating Headphones

Altec Lansing has today announced the newest addition to its Muzx earphone line with the premium Altec Lansing Muzx Ultra (MZX606) In-ear Noise Isolating Headphones, which features unique cord design that minimises the friction noise and deliver supreme sound and block out outside noise, giving your music the attention it truly deserves.


The new Altec Lancing MZX606 Muzx Ultra Noise isolating earphones delivers a balanced and rich signal, precisely the way music is intended from the original recording.

The Altec Lancing MZX606 Muzx Ultra Noise isolating earphones are designed do delivers supreme audio quality when connected to an iPod, iPhone, iPad, MP3 player or computer, enveloping the user in an immersive soundstage.

To provide clarity throughout the mid and high ranges, the frequency response of MZX606 in-ear headphones is a broad 20Hz to 20kHz, with crisp bass that never overwhelms.

Ideal for everyday use, the Altec Lancing MZX606 Muzx Ultra Noise isolating earphones has an impressive 26 dB isolation to shield the user from extraneous background noise such as traffic, engine noise and crowds.

The new Altec Lancing MZX606 Muzx Ultra Noise isolating earphones also features in-line remote that allows users to control an iPhone or iPod easily, while the in-line microphone makes a seamless transition to telephone calls.

The new Altec Lancing MZX606 Muzx Ultra Noise isolating earphones utilize single balanced armature technology that creates more sound from less power and an extensive range of audible frequencies.

The technology differs from conventional drivers by employing a variable position armature “floating” in a magnetic field. When a specific current is applied, the armature shifts to control a diaphragm to create the precise sound.

The Altec Lancing MZX606 Muzx Ultra Noise isolating earphones also includes 46” cable which has a precision-engineered strain relief component at the driver and another separate strain relief component at the gold plated 3.5mm jack. Altec has provide extra engineered reinforcement at these locations since they tend to be the most frequent tension failure points for all earphones.

Users would also appreciate its unique cord design that minimizes friction and Altec’s SnugFit design that can be worn comfortably on a ride cross-town or cross-country. The earphones ship with an eight-piece fitting kit and a carrying case.

The Altec Lansing Muzx line of headphones is also being expanded to two more models, including the Muzx Core (MZX206) and Muzx Extra (MZX406). The Muzx Core features a large 10mm Neodymium driver for crystal clear audio and an in-line microphone.

For bass lovers, the Muzx Extra allows users to feel the richness of deep tones and control their compatible devices with a full-featured Apple in-line remote.

“The Muzx Ultra earphones are an exciting product for us. Our passion for music is engineered into the line to create a premium earphone with exceptional sound that stands up against much more expensive competitors,” stated Will Squier, Altec Lansing product manager. “Earphones are so prevalent in our everyday lives that they have also become a form of personal expression, and these headphones complement even the most unique personal style.”

Key Featuers / Specifications

  • Professional sound engineering from single balanced armature technology
  • Unique cord design minimizes friction noise
  • SnugFit™ design for extreme comfort, delivers superior passive noise isolation
  • 8-piece fit kit with silicone tips for any ear (small, medium, large, and dual-flange)
  • Noise Isolation – 26 dB
  • Input – 105 dB SPL/mW @ 1 kHz
  • Inpedance – 29 Ohms
  • Cable Length – 46-inch / 1.2 meters
  • Connector – 3.5 mm gold-plates
  • Frequency response – 20 Hz – 20 kHz (10-dB)
  • Inline remote and mic allows you to control compatible iPhone, iPod, and iPad models
  • Compatible with other MP3 players
  • Soft carry case included
  • Spring loaded
  • PVC suede
Price and Availability
The Altec Lancing MZX606 Muzx Ultra Noise isolating earphones will be available in October 2010 at retailers such as for MSRP is US $99.95 or Rs. 4,650. The Muzx Core (MZX206) earphones are also available now for $29.99 or Rs. 1.395, while the Muzx Extra (MZX406) headphones will also be available in October for $49.95 or Rs. 2,322 approx.

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