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First International Digital Introduces Surround Sound Headphones

CHICAGO, Aug. 8, 2005 — 5.1 Virtual Surround Sound Brings DVD Movies and PC Games to Life

First International Digital, Inc. (FID), maker of the popular irock!, Beamit™ and MusiCase™ series of digital audio devices and iPod accessories, today introduced its irock! 5.1 Theater Sound™ USB Headphones (Model 1051).

PC and Mac compatible, the headphones feature six speakers, each in an individual sound chamber, which provide users with big-screen, virtual surround sound for portable home theater and PC gaming applications.

The lightweight, collapsible headphones measure 5.1 x 5.1 x 3.2 inches and plug into the PC or Mac via the USB (2.0) port. No sound card is required. Included PC software enables users to adjust volume for each speaker and select from simulated effects, including Jazz, Rock, Rap, Dance and Vocal. Control for master volume, subwoofer effects, and the mute function is also supported.

“The irock! 5.1 Theater Sound Headphones are a great way to take the portable entertainment and PC gaming experience to the next level,” said Randy Cavaiani, EVP at First International Digital. “It’s like having a private surround sound theater, where DVD movies and PC games jump off the screen. The experience is incredible!”

Theater Sound headphones easily hook up to any USB port on a PC with Windows XP Home/XP Pro or a Mac with OSX v10.1 or later. For a complete list of technical specifications and system requirements, visit

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A carrying bag, CD-ROM with documentation, PC drivers (no drivers are necessary for Mac), and a User’s Manual are included. The headphones retail for $59.99 (MSRP).

About First International Digital
FID, or First International Digital, Inc., (, develops and markets the popular irock!, Beamit™ and MusiCase™ series of digital audio devices and iPod accessories. As a Motorola spin-off with nearly 100 multimedia patents, FID is known for its innovative, high quality consumer electronics. FID products are available at leading retail outlets as well as at The company is headquartered near Chicago.

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