Media Contact: Adam Sohmer
For Immediate Release
DUAL SHIPS NEW MOBILE THEATER SYSTEMS
WITH COMPETITION-LEVEL FEATURES AND PERFORMANCE
XDVD8180 and XDVD8130 Deliver High-End A/V Output
At Real-World Price Points
Heathrow, FL, March 21, 2006 – Dual Electronics, a leader in innovative high
performance/high value electronics for car and home, today announced it is
shipping two new mobile theater systems – XDVD8180 and XDVD8130 –
featuring a comprehensive selection of DVD-based entertainment options for
nearly any vehicle on the road.
“Our cars are an extension of our homes,” said Robb Groner, Director of Product
Development, Namsung America, Inc., parent company of Dual Electronics.
“Today\'s consumers want mobile entertainment systems that are as sophisticated as their home systems, and Dual is ready with the right products at
the right prices.\"
The first arrival in Dual\'s 2006 DVD based mobile theater lineup is the
XDVD8180 (SRP: $999.99), featuring a generously-sized 7-inch touch-screen
motorized TFT LCD display in widescreen format. The unit is compatible with
DVD, DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW, CD, CD-R/RW, MP3 and WMA media, and is
easily integrated even within the most sophisticated mobile entertainment
systems, thanks to 5.1 channel preamp outputs, a dedicated rear-zone DVD
output, and two sets of audio/video inputs.
The XDVD8180 comes equipped with Dual\'s iPlug interface cable for easy
connectivity to any portable digital or analog media player with a 3.5mm
headphone jack. The audio is powered by 240 watts of MOSFET-clean
amplification, and users get exceptional flexibility with their radio broadcast
programming, through 30 station presets with preset scan, auto station store,
one-touch station memory and a choice of auto-seek or manual tuning.
Dual\'s innovative mobile theater lineup for 2006 continues with the value-driven
XDVD8130 (SRP: $599.99), featuring a two-step motorized, integrated 2.5-inch
color TFT LCD display. Compatible with DVD, DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW, CD,
CD-R/RW, MP3 and WMA-encoded discs, this unit offers outstanding bang for
the buck, including an integrated DVD deck, remote control operation, iPlug, and
extensive connectivity options, including three sets of preamp outputs, two audiovideo
inputs, a rear camera input, composite video output, and control of Dual’s
XNAV9525 navigation module (sold separately).
Both the XDVD8180 and XDVD8130 are available at leading national retailers
and select independent specialists.
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Dual Electronics, a subsidiary of Namsung America, Inc., is based in Heathrow,
FL. Managed by Jim Braun, President and CEO; Clyde Podraza, Executive Vice
President of Marketing and Sales; and Matt Vinson, Senior Vice President of
Product Planning and Procurement, Dual offers a wide selection of mobile
electronics, marine electronics, and home audio loudspeakers. For further
information, visit the company’s web site, www.dualav.com, or contact Adam
Sohmer, SOHMER ASSOCIATES, 718-499-9161 (voice/fax), 347-512-0066