Vertex Link announced the release of new hard disk digital audio players developed by Cowon of Korea.
The "iAUDIO M3 40GB Model" and "iAUDIO M3 20GB Model" are multi-function portable music players that support BBE sound, Mach3Bass, MP Enhance, 3D Surround and 5 band EQ functions (Normal, Rock, Jazz, Classic and Ultra-bass) to offer a wide verity of sound style valuations.
Both products feature FM tuner, MP3 recording, and Line In direct recording capabilities. Doubled also as an USB-interface portable memory device, the 40GB and 20GB models are likely to sell for 53,000 yen ($482) and 43,000 yen ($391), respectively.
Shipment will begin June 30. Vertex Link aims to sell 50,000 units annually.