Pioneer has announced a new line of consumer audio gear that is aimed at the dance community called Steez.The line of gear is aimed at the user that likes to have dance battles.Yeah I am serious.There are several products in the new line and they can all be used with a free PC software app that lets the user change the music tempo, set choreographed cue points, create smart playlists, and more.
The STZ-D10S-L“Solo” is a compact device in light blue colors for the individual user. It supports MP3, WMA, AAC, and LPCM formats. It has 4GB of internal memory, a 2.4-inch QVGA screen, a dock for the iPod or iPhone, and dual 40mm drivers with 5W of power. It runs on six AA batteries and sells for $299 starting in November. The next model is the STZ-D10T-G “Duo”.
The Duo has a sealed and ruggedized design with an iPod and iPhone dock, it supports the same audio formats and has 4GB of internal memory. It also rocks a 2.4-inch LCD and dual 40mm drivers and will sell for $349. The largest of the new audio devices is the STZ-D10Z-R “Crew”. This device has a 3.5-inch screen dual 25mm tweeters, and dual 75mm woofers. It has a total of 40W power and 4GB of internal storage. It will ship in November for $499.