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Audio specialist Sennheiser focuses on long-term consumer understanding

September 2009 – Zurich’s Technopark is home to Sennheiser Innovation (Schweiz) AG, which provides the audio specialist with important information about the customers of the future and trends that in five to 15 years’ time will affect people all around the world. “Today it is more important than ever to sow the seeds of innovation as early as possible,? explained Volker Bartels, speaker for the Sennheiser Executive Team and president of manufacturing and logistics. “We want to identify key developments in consumer thinking as early as possible in order to move our company, together with its products, its services and its philosophy, in that direction.?

Since August 27, 2008, Sennheiser Innovation (Schweiz) AG has been working on the basic principles of consumer understanding and giving the audio specialist more approaches to the whole subject of innovation. “With this department Sennheiser has created a unique tool for a medium-sized company,? more

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Bowers & Wilkins Introduces New Subwoofer to the CM Series

August 2009— B&W Loudspeakers, the British manufacturer recognized internationally as one of the world’s leading sources of loudspeaker technology, has added a new subwoofer, the ASW12-CM, to the wildly successful CM Series.

“Our CM series has proven to be a global winner,” says Doug Henderson, VP of Sales and Marketing. “It has been difficult keeping up with demand, especially with the gloss black finish, but we are catching up and now adding the ASW12-CM to complete the formidable line up.?

With the arrival of the new ASW 12 CM from Bowers & Wilkins, the CM series is complete. Comprised of two bookshelf speakers, two floor standing models, two center channels, and two subwoofers, the CM series delivers a wide range of system options and easily the best performance/value speaker propositions in the market. Further, its elegant styling, and beautifully finished wood veneers, blend seamlessly into almost any more

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Sennheiser expands its line of portable HD headphones

August 2009 – Listeners seeking a great new pair of cans can look no further: Sennheiser announces an expansion of its line full-sized, portable HD headphones. The stylish HD 428, HD 438 and HD 448 are optimized for portable players but also deliver strong audio performance on home hi-fi systems, making them an ideal choice for users who want to crank their playlists on the move and at home.

“Many headphones are either optimized for use with portable players or are designed to be used with home stereo systems,? said Eric Palonen, product manager for consumer electronics and telecommunications products at Sennheiser’s U.S. headquarters. “But many music lovers want headphones that can do both, and ones that can always be relied upon to offer superb sound – no matter the audio source.?

The top-of-the-range HD 448 model offers a lifelike sound experience with precise detail. The HD more

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The HD 800 is ‘European Headphone 2009-2010′

OLD LYME, Conn. – August 2009 – The new HD 800 premium headphones from Sennheiser have won the coveted EISA Award presented by the European Imaging and Sound Association. In the category ‘European Audio Awards,’ the HD 800 impressed the international jury with its innovative transducer principle. From now on, it can officially bear the title of ‘European Headphone 2009-2010′.

The EISA jury, which is made up of representatives from 50 European special interest magazines, justified its verdict: “Here is a new top-of-the-range model from one of the world’s most renowned headphone manufacturers. The challenge was to create a large diaphragm, essential for powerful bass reproduction, while avoiding unwanted resonances which result in distortion. The solution? Instead of the usual circular shape, the diaphragm is designed as a ring, which provides a large surface area, yet minimizes distortion. The sound is just true to the original, at every more

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PC 300 gaming headset Gaming to go: Sennheiser Communications introduces its portable

Sennheiser Communications announces the release of the PC 300 G4ME headset. The tiny, portable headset is designed for people who love gaming, chatting, listening to music and watching movies on their laptops and portable media players.

Traveling light
Every gamer has a favorite headset for LAN events and conventions, but these can be bulky and heavy. The PC 300 G4ME is ultra-lightweight, yet delivers Sennheiser’s premium audio performance and quality, in a package not much larger than a matchbox.

Great sound
The PC 300 G4ME utilizes capsules from Sennheiser’s famed CX 300-II ear-canal phones, which are praised in the consumer electronics industry for their rich sound and excellent suppression of ambient noise. And as Sennheiser is also a legendary microphone manufacturer, the PC 300 G4ME includes a high-quality Sennheiser microphone, which offers clear speech intelligibility. The headset also includes an in-line volume control and three sizes of more

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Tributaries’® New HDMI Extender Over CAT6 Goes the Distance

V1.3 System: smaller, more affordable now available with optional repeater

Orlando, Florida—July 31, 2009—Tributaries®, the acknowledged leader in value-high-end connectivity for home and professional A/V systems and custom installations continues to mark its territory in the accessories category as well. The HXC6 HDMI over CAT6 Extender is another handy problem solver for today’s modern home theater systems.

The HXC6 provides a simple solution for sending an HDMI signal over distances of up to 45 meters (147 feet) virtually loss-free. Providing pure digital signal transmission and receiving, the new model is half the price and roughly a quarter the size of its predecessor, the HXC5. The HXC6’s small footprint allows it to fit easily behind flat panels or inside single-gang mudrings, offering flexible installation options so critical in custom designs. The HXC6 requires a double run of standard CAT5E or CAT6 network cabling. CAT5E will provide more

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SIM2 Selected by HTSA as Preferred Vendor

Miramar, FL—July 27, 2009—Italian manufacturer SIM2, whose cosmetically striking, high-performance home-theater projectors are known worldwide for their pristine video, is thrilled to announce that it has been chosen as a preferred manufacturer by the prestigious Home Theater Specialists of America (HTSA), a $500 million buying group comprising 62 of the finest system integrators in the United States. more

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Tuscany Welcomes SIM2 USA Dealers

2009 Incentive Trip Brings Top-Performing Dealers to the Cradle of Italian Culture

Miramar, FL—July 15, 2009—In a weeklong tour of the Tuscan Region of Italy, SIM2′s top-performing US dealers enjoyed a taste of Italian sights, culture and an abundance of authentic food and wine. Continuing its annual tradition, SIM2 USA brings its top-selling dealers to Italy to experience the country best known for its fine food, wines, automobiles, furniture, fashion and, why not, projectors! more

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SIM2 Targets CEDIA 2009 for Key Product Launches

Reaffirming commitment to dealers, SIM2 says “We’ll be there?

Miramar, FL—July 21, 2009—SIM2 is setting its sights on CEDIA Expo 2009 where they will exhibit with a full theater demonstration showcasing several key new products. more

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Sennheiser is recognized with Best of the Best Award from Robb Report

bob2009logo.jpgOld Lyme, CT – June 2009 – Sennheiser is pleased to announce their newest premium headphone, the HD 800 has received a “Best of the Best? Award from Robb Report magazine in the Home Audio category.

Every June, Robb Report publishes its annual “Best of the Best” special issue, which represents the culmination of an entire year’s search for excellence. This special issue offers readers a selection of new products and services that illustrate the finest goods that the luxury world has to offer. more

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