SRS 3D Sound On Board the New UMAX 240 MHz PowerPC Mac Compatible

Santa Ana, CA. SRS Labs has announced that UMAX Computer Corp. is including SRS 3D Sound technology in its hot new SuperMac C600/240 PowerPC desktop computers, shipping this week. SRS 3D will also be built in to the UMAX C500 Mac compatible, scheduled to begin shipment in November.

According to the company, SRS 3D Sound is now available in models from every manufacturer currently shipping Macintosh OS-compatible computer products.

The SuperMac C600/240 is a full-featured machine in a mini-tower system enclosure. It includes 24 MB of RAM (expandable to 144 MB), 256K of level 2 cache (upgradeable to 512K or 1 MB), 1 MB of video memory on the motherboard, an 8X SCSI CD-ROM drive, 28.8 bps fax/data modem, 2.1 GB hard drive, 1.44 MB floppy drive, and a bundle of software. UMAX is touting its new offering as “the fastest desktop PC on the planet.”

SRS 3D Sound enhances any audio signal, including mono, stereo, surround sound, or a signal encoded with a 3D sound positional technology. It requires no encoding or decoding and it does not rely on artificial signal manipulation such as time delay or phase shift. Other computer and consumer audio manufacturers currently shipping products with SRS include Sony, Kenwood, RCA, Nakamichi, Sharp, Packard Bell, NEC, Toshiba, Apple, Kurzweil, Pioneer, Samsung, Daewoo, Hyundai and LG Electronics.

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