-- Enhanced Version of Critically Acclaimed Duo-i in Stylish High-Gloss Finish -
Peabody, MA, September 17, 2009 — Boston Acoustics®, Inc.,
world-renowned manufacturer of high-performance loudspeakers
and a longtime leader in the premium tabletop radio category, today announced the
release of the Duo-i plus AM/FM Stereo Radio with iPhoneTM/iPod®Connectivity (SRP: $249.99). The new
Duo-i plus reflects Boston Acoustics’
Play Smart™ attitude, combining contemporary design
with extraordinary performance. The new “plus”
model upgrades its look with stylish high-gloss black and high-gloss
white finish with matching perforated metal grilles and is expected to
be available in October.
Wake Up and Get Moving to the Music
Thanks to its dual alarms and sleep timer the Duo-i
an ideal bedside radio. With Boston’s exclusive 360˚ Snooze Bar, the entire front aluminum trim of the radio is touch-sensitive, which lets sleepy users activate the alarm clock snooze function
by simply touching any part of the aluminum trim – no more fumbling around in the
dark to find the snooze button! The Duo-i
users to wake up to their favorite song on their iPhone/iPod,
AM/FM radio station, or an alarm sound.
high contrast display automatically adjusts to ambient
light, ensuring that the clock and other display information can be easily read
anytime, day or night.
Multiple Connectivity Features
Boston Acoustics has made it easy for music lovers to listen
to their favorite music and playlists. Once connected to the dock, users can
conveniently charge their iPhone/ iPod and also control their music using the includedremote
control. Works With iPhone certification minimizes cell phone interference and lets
users receive calls while their iPhone is docked.
Users may also enjoy AM/FM radio reception or they can connect additional media
players using one of the two auxiliary inputs. A
composite video output lets users watch iPhone/iPod video content on their TV and
stereo headphone outputs add to the flexibility of the Duo-i
plus. There is also a Subwoofer line level output to let users
connect a separate powered subwoofer to the system.
Big System Sound in a Small, Convenient Package
½” speakersprovide outstanding audio performance. Each speaker isisolated from each
other in separate acoustic chambers,providing rich, distinct stereo sound. Another
key is the proprietary BassTrac® audio processing for clean bass at all listening
levels. The speakers, enclosure design, and bass enhancement technology all work
together to deliver stunningly realistic music reproduction.
Make It Your Own with Boston Acoustics P.O.P.
The Boston Acoustics Duo-i plus will be available in either a high
gloss black or gloss white finish with matching perforated metal grilles. To make
it easy for customers to personalize the look of their Duo-i plus and match
it to the décor of any room in their home or office, optional
metal grilles in a wide variety of colors are sold separately (SRP: $14.99). To
purchase a new grille, customers can visit an authorized Boston dealer or go to
BostonAcoustics.com to purchase direct.
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About Boston Acoustics
Founded 30 years ago, Boston Acoustics is a world-renowned
leader in high-performance loudspeakers, tabletop products, and advanced car audio
systems. The company’s “Play Smart™” approach is reflected in its product design,
which allows customers to enjoy high-performance audio while expressing their personal
style and tastes. For more information on the company’s full range of advanced
products, please visit
About D&M Holdings Inc.
D&M Holdings Inc. is a global operating company providing
worldwide management and distribution platforms for premium consumer, automotive,
commercial and professional audio and video businesses including Denon®,
Marantz®, McIntosh® Laboratory, Boston Acoustics®,
Snell Acoustics, Escient®, Calrec Audio, Denon DJ, Allen & Heath,
D&M Professional and D&M Premium Sound Solutions. Our technologies
improve the quality of any audio and visual experience. iPod is a registered
trademark and iPhone is a trademark of Apple Inc. All other product and brand
names with a trademark symbol are trademarks or registered trademarks of D&M
Holdings, Inc. or its subsidiaries. For more information visit
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