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DUAL'S NEW DIGITAL MEDIA RECEIVER FEATURES FOLD-OUT DOCK FOR iPhone/iPod AND BUILT-IN BLUETOOTH-
Nov 3, 2010 5,712

DUAL'S NEW DIGITAL MEDIA RECEIVER FEATURES FOLD-OUT DOCK FOR iPhone®/iPod® AND BUILT-IN BLUETOOTH®-XML8150



-- DUAL's XML8150 Supports a Variety of Digital Media Devices, is HD Radio Ready™ and Promotes Safe Driving Habits with Bluetooth Hands-Free Calling and Secure Docking. --

Heathrow, Fla. (Nov. 3, 2010) - Dual Electronics Corporation announced today that its new mechless Digital Media Receiver with Fold-Out Dock for iPhone/iPod, the XML8150 is now shipping ($149 MSRP). The XML8150 allows consumers to use a variety of digital media devices in the car. Whether for music,Bluetooth hands-free calling or for use with a navigation app, the receiver safely docks most iPhone and iPod devices and allows for easy-access front panel control. The receiver also plays MP3/WMA/AAC formats through the USB and SD Card inputs. The built-in Bluetooth technology allows for hands-free calling and audio streaming from most smart phones. The receiver is HD Radio Ready and it features an input for optional Steering Wheel Control.

The integrated dock adjusts to horizontal and vertical positions and accommodates most iPhone and iPod devices with 30-pin connectors, including the iPhone 4, iPod touch and iPod nano models. When connected, users can select to fully control the iPod devices either directly from the receiver'Ss front panel or from the iPod itself. Users can easily browse their music library by artist, album, song, playlist, podcast,audio book and genre directly from the receiver\'s front panel. When not in use, the dock can be easily folded inside the receiver, leaving only the sleek, contemporary faceplate in view. Optionally, the iPhone and iPod devices can be connected and controlled via direct USB input on the front panel.

"The XML8150 Digital Media Receiver with Fold-Out Dock was designed for the ultimate in convenience, versatility and ease of use",said Robb Groner, VP of Product Development at Dual Electronics. "It allows consumers to connect a variety of digital media players and smart phones, and it also promotes safe driving habits. Whether you are listening to music on your iPod or following navigation directions on your iPhone, the devices are securely docked in clear view and easily controlled from the receiver'Ss front panel, and optionally even from the car\'s steering wheel. The Bluetooth hands-free calling function also allows the driver to keep their hands on the wheel, and their eyes on the road," added Groner.

Staying true to Dual\'s promise of delivering richly featured electronics at affordable prices, the XML8150 offers an unmatched feature set for the price. The 240 Watt (60W x 4) MOSFET powered receiver features 3 pairs of RCA-type preamp outputs (F/R/S), front panel USB and 3.5mm auxiliary inputs, SD Card slot and includes a wireless remote control. The built-in Bluetooth® technology supports HFP, A2DP and AVRCP profiles. The attractively designed faceplate boasts blue illumination controls and a 2-line crisp black and white LCD. The receiver is HD Radio Ready™ (requires HDM90 sold separately) and features Steering Wheel Interface input (requires PAC SWI-PS sold separately, or other compatible modules). The XML8150 will be available at retail starting in the middle of November.


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Dual Electronics Corporation, a subsidiary of the Namsung Corporation, is based in Heathrow, FL. Dual offers a wide selection of mobile electronics, marine electronics, home audio loudspeakers and portable
GPS products. For further information visit www.dualav.com.


iPod and iPhone are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. HD Radio Ready is a propriety trademark of iBiquity Digital Corporation. All other trademarks, whether claimed or registered, are the exclusive property of their respective owners.

Editorial Contact:
Joanna Lukins
Dual Electronics
jlukins@dualcorp.com
321.397.3338





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