USB Device adds stereo audio to applications.

Press Release Summary:

ThinkVision® USB Soundbar enables users to add stereo audio to compatible ThinkVision L171/L171p and later flat panel monitors without sacrificing desk space. Features include dual speakers with 2 W of total root mean square output for full range business audio sound. Power and audio are delivered via USB and controlled directly from soundbar. Located on each side of unit, integrated headphone jacks (2) offer private and dual listening option.

Original Press Release:

ThinkVision USB Soundbar adds Stereo Audio Without Sacrificing Desk Space


The ThinkVision® USB Soundbar allows you to add stereo audio to your compatible ThinkVision Flat Panel Monitor1 without having to sacrifice valuable desk space. The stylish ThinkVision USB Soundbar is an excellent choice for adding stereo sound to Web broadcasts, multimedia presentations, and other applications that require audio.


Compatible with ThinkVision L171/L171p and later monitors designed with ThinkVision USB Soundbar attach points on the bottom bezel1

Dual speakers with two watts of total root mean square (RMS) output for full range business audio sound

Power and audio volume are controlled directly from the soundbar

Two integrated headphone jacks, one on each side, for private and dual listening

USB delivered audio and power, so no power adapters or audio cords are required

Stylish and sleek ThinkVantage(TM) design

Plug-and-play functionality

Tested and qualified with ThinkVision monitors, ThinkPad® systems, and ThinkCentre® systems

1 For the latest in compatibility information, visit

Select "Upgrades and accessories," then "Video Card and Monitor Accessories" to find the link to the ThinkVision USB Soundbar Web page.

Key prerequisites
ThinkVision L171 Monitor or ThinkVision L171p Monitor

Planned availability date
August 26, 2005

All Topics