Wednesday, December 5, 2012

New foxL Wireless Speaker Unveiled

RENO, NEV.--Soundmatters www.soundmatters.com, the leader in high-quality, portable speakers founded by former NASA engineer/audio legend Dr. Godehard Guenther, announced today its entry-level aptX® Bluetooth equipped model, the foxLv2 aptX.  Based on the foxLv2, the gold standard in hi-fi portable speakers (TIME Magazine’s “Top Ten Gadget of the Year”) and at the same price, the foxLv2 aptX takes go-anywhere music to a new level with CSR® aptX’s advanced streamed Bluetooth technology for wireless CD-quality music and improved sound/picture sync for movies and gaming available with aptX-equipped devices (like the latest Samsung smartphones/tablets and Apple computers).  The foxLv2 aptX entry level model joins Soundmatters’ high-end aptX-equipped foxLv2 PLATINUM, named 2012 Best of CES Finalist by the International Bluetooth Consortium.


foxLv2 aptX is the portable speaker that audio purists love, with a range of unique sound features, including foxL’s patented “Twoofers,” “BassBattery,” and other technologies that provide a smoother deeper bass and an “open & airy” listening experience that provide tablets, smartphones and other devices with the superior sound quality they need to allow you to enjoy movies and music to the fullest.

foxL is the Standard that Other Audio Companies Aspire to Reach

Priced at only $199 (with no price increase over the current foxLv2 Bluetooth model) and incredibly small at 5.6” wide x 2.2” high x 1.4” deep, with up to 12 hours (or more) of rechargeable battery-time, the foxLv2 aptX is the gold standard that other audio companies aspire to reach.  Created for the growing range of aptX equipped phones and tablets, from companies such as Samsung, HTC, Motorola, it features a full range of audio output, from 80Hz – 20kHz with real bass for amazingly great Bluetooth music streaming in a tiny package that fits with your portable lifestyle.

foxLv2 aptX Features:

·        Streams aptX’s Virtual CD-Quality Bluetooth music wirelessly when with used with aptX-equipped phones, tablets or computers.

·        Patented Audio Technology:  provides more audio output for louder, distortion-free sound. 

o       Dual 1-inch Linear Magnetic DriveTM “Twoofers” more likely found in large expensive hi-fi speakers for remarkable clarity and range.

o       “BassBatteryTM” Technology turns the battery into a woofer for smoother deeper bass. 

o       “DomeForwardTM” driver alignment and high-transparency acoustic grill provide an “open and airy” listening experience, typical of good home speakers.

·        Built-in Noise-canceling Mic:  for “business quality” wireless speaker phone/conferencing.

·        Plays & Charges Anywhere:  Along with its patented re-chargeable built-in woofer/battery (for up to 12 hours of play), it plays and charges with the included universal AC charger (with four international adapters) and included USB cable.

Pricing & Availability

The foxLv2 aptX is priced at $199, available immediately through major online retailers, including Amazon.com. BestBuy.com, ListenUp.com, OneCall.com and more, as well as through the Soundmatters site at: www.soundmatters.com.  It comes with the portable speaker, re-chargeable built-in woofer/battery, universal AC power charger, four international charger adapters (for US, Japan, Europe/China, UK/HK, and AU/NZ), USB computer charging cable, stereo 3.5mm audio cable, wrist strap, travel pouch, anti-slip mat,  and manual.  In addition, Soundmatters provides a wired version of foxLv2, priced at $149. 

Award-Winning foxL Line of Portable Speakers

The foxL line of portable speakers has won numerous industry awards and accolades, including Time Magazine’s “Top 10 Gadgets of the Year.”  Sound & Vision said it is “the absolute best gift ever for the audiophile…fundamentally changes how and where we can enjoy great sound…it’s that good!” And CNN said, “So, travelers of all stripes, or any of you looking for a small system for your room or office that can fit in your pocket and go for a good long time on a full charge, this is ultimate gear.” 

For more information, visit Soundmatters at CES January 8-11, 2013 at the iLounge Booth  #5829 or www.soundmatters.com .

 About Soundmatters

Soundmatters International, Inc. www.soundmatters.com was founded in 1998 by physicist, former NASA engineer, and audio design legend Dr. Godehard Guenther.  A world-renowned pioneer in the field of audio, Dr. Guenther introduced many firsts to the audio market, including the world’s first in-wall speaker; in-wall subwoofer; component loudspeaker for car hi–fi; switching power supply for car hi–fi; multi–channel car amplifier; hi–fi television monitor; and first complete digital time-delay system for surround sound. Soundmatters’ patented audio innovations are available through its own brand and embedded in other companies’ products, i.e. from International Gaming Technologies and Aliph®/Jawbone®.