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SCOSCHE Industries Celebrates 37 Years of Consumer Tech and Car Audio Product Excellence

22 Feb 2017 SCOSCHE Industries Celebrates 37 Years  of Consumer Tech and Car Audio Product Excellence [...]...

OXNARD, Calif. – SCOSCHE Industries, award-winning innovator of consumer technology and car audio installation hardware, is today celebrating its 37th anniversary. Since its inception in 1980, SCOSCHE has grown into an internationally-recognized brand at the forefront of innovation. SCOSCHE, a family-owned and operated enterprise, had its humble beginnings in a residential garage in Southern California. Its first product was the industry-standard setting Autosound Encyclopedia published in 1982. Today, Scosche boasts a global footprint with offices in California, Arkansas, Alabama and Hong Kong and a portfolio of products that exceeds 4,000. Its consumer technology and car audio products are sold in more than 50 countries worldwide by leading general and specialty retailers including Amazon, Walmart, Target, Best Buy, AT&T and more. While global in reach, SCOSCHE still finds much of its inspiration in the California lifestyle, culture, music and people. “Despite our success and growth, we have never strayed from who we are or what we do,” said Roger Alves, President and Founder of SCOSCHE. “Scosche’s mission will always be to design and manufacture cutting-edge, innovative products that enhance our customers’ everyday lives.” The company has been awarded more than 400 patents/trademarks and awards, including 14 CES Innovation Awards and most…

X-Doria Blends Sleek Metal and Real Wood to its Line of Defense Lux Cases for iPhone 7 and 7 Plus

8 Feb 2017 X-Doria Blends Sleek Metal and Real Wood to its Line of Defense Lux Cases for iPhone 7 and 7 Plus [...]...

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – (Feb 08, 2017) – X-Doria announces the expansion of its Defense Lux series with the new Defense Lux Wood cases for the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. Built to exceed Military Grade Drop Testing, MIL-STD-810G, Defense Lux Wood is the fashionable upgrade to the popular X-Doria Defense Shield and Gear protective cases. The entire Defense line of products are made from anodized machined aluminum and combine premium protection and style worthy of putting on the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. Featuring a soft inner rubber layer, reinforced by a stylish and impact resistant real wood backing, Defense Lux Wood blends tough drop protection and refined luxury to create the ultimate in durable cases. For maximum protection, the case has an integrated machined aluminum outer frame with metallic button that adds an impact and scratch resistant barrier to the iPhone’s perimeter. To add a touch of style and complement the hard metal exterior, the Defense Lux Wood has a luxurious rear panel available in Walnut or Bamboo. X-Doria’s signature use of machined metal on the outside, instead of plastic, provides military-level drop protection in a slim, pocketable and premium offering. Drop tested to survive 6’6” (2M) drops…

Renogy Rethinks Mobile Energy with the Phoenix – an All-in-One Solar Powered Generator Briefcase

7 Feb 2017 Renogy Rethinks Mobile Energy with the Phoenix – an All-in-One Solar Powered Generator Briefcase [...]...

Intuitive and innovative portable generator provides 100% clean energy with zero maintenance and interchangeable lithium-iron phosphate battery Ontario, Calif. – Feb. 7, 2017 – Renogy, a leading expert in renewable, non-traditional energy, unveils the Phoenix, a personal solar energy solution that transforms the power of the sun into easy-to-use dependable energy. The Phoenix is designed for mobile, off-grid applications and is ideal for emergencies. A compact, quiet and efficient portable solar generator, the Phoenix is ideal for both indoor and outdoor use. Phoenix is a compact, lightweight back-up system that combines two highly efficient Renogy 10 Watt Monocrystalline Solar Panels and can expand up to 120 watts with additional PVs (Photovoltaics). The Phoenix can be charged three ways – the sun, standard home/office 120v outlet or an automobile 12v lighter outlet. Also, with the included replaceable 16Ah Li-ion(NMC) battery, the capability of limitless power is possible. The unit comes with a built-in sturdy and comfortable handle for easy portability and a high-quality LCD panel that shows remaining power and output usage. The ideal power source for camping, tailgating or survivalist excursions, the waterproof Phoenix Briefcase allows a user to be in the most remote locations and always have access to…

AOC Announces the Frameless Q2781PQ

31 Jan 2017 AOC Announces the Frameless Q2781PQ [...]...

Fremont, Calif. – January 31, 2017 – AOC, a worldwide leader in monitor display technology, today announces the 27-inch Quad HD Ultra Slim Frameless IPS Monitor (Q2781PQ). AOC’s Q2781PQ sports an ultra slim design and asymmetric stand, along with QHD resolution (2560 x 1440) a 50,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio and a new 4-sided “frameless” AH-IPS panel. It features a modern AH-IPS panel that allows for wide viewing angles of 178°, ensuring brilliant colors and Clear Vision, the image performance engine that can upscale Standard Definition (SD) sources to High Definition (HD) for sharper, more vivid viewing. The display also features Full sRGB color for the best color uniformity from any perspective. With excellent picture quality and features such as Flicker-FREE technology, the monitor meets the needs of style conscious home users and professionals alike. The AOC Q2781PQ is available now at Amazon.com for an MSRP of $499. AOC is also launching the Q2781PS, which sports the same features as the Q2781PQ, along with a Rose Gold base and edge and a luxury back panel adorned with crystals from Swarovski. It will be available on Amazon.com in the coming months for $599. The Q2781PQ comes with an upgraded design and improved…

SCOSCHE® Industries Introduces USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter

31 Jan 2017 SCOSCHE® Industries Introduces USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter [...]...

Connect USB-A and HDMI Devices to Type-C Port Via this USB Hi-Speed Certified Adapter OXNARD, Calif. – SCOSCHE Industries, innovators of award-winning consumer technology and car audio products and accessories, announces the availability of its new, versatile USB-C Hub – the USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter (part number: CMPA). SCOSCHE’s USB-C Hub features three ports, which each provide essential functions for new Type-C devices. One port is an HDMI connection that allows users to mirror the MacBook display to an HDMI-enabled TV or display up to 4K HD. Additionally, it outputs video content such as movies and captured video. Simply connect the adapter to the Type-C port of the MacBook or other USB-C device and then to a TV or projector via an HDMI cable. The USB-C Hub also has a Type-A port, allowing users to connect older peripherals and computer accessories, such as flash drives and cameras, to the new Type-C MacBook. The Type-A port on the adapter also lets users charge and sync their iPhone, iPad or iPod. For added convenience, the third USB port on the adapter (USB-C) permits pass-through charging of MacBook’s or other Type-C computers even when the other ports are in-use. With the USB-C…

Satechi’s USB-C Power Meter Provides Peace of Mind and Ensures Type-C Accessories Work Safely & Effectively to Keep Devices Protected

27 Jan 2017 Satechi’s USB-C Power Meter Provides Peace of Mind and Ensures Type-C Accessories Work Safely & Effectively to Keep Devices Protected [...]...

SAN DIEGO – (Jan. 27, 2017) – Satechi, a solution-based brand known for its multi-faceted, convenient accessories and a leader in the Type-C accessories market, announces the availability of its USB-C Power Meter. The handy product allows users to measure the Volts, Amps, and mAh output from their accessories to ensure they are safe, effective and compatible with their new Type-C laptops, tablets and smartphones. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TdPtz2R5MG0&feature=youtu.be When choosing a charger or accessory for a device, users need to know the maximum voltage and amperage it can use to ensure they do not permanently damage their hardware. The USB-C Power Meter quickly and easily measures voltage in real time, Amps being input a device, and how much power has travelled into your device since it started charging.   With a sleek design and easy-to-read display, the USB-C Power Meter is the perfect solution for monitoring the Type-C port’s power and ensuring counterfeit or incompatible accessories do not destroy or fry laptops, tablets and smartphones. With more counterfeit accessories hitting the market, it is harder to keep tabs on what accessories are safe to use. With the USB-C Power Meter, users can upgrade their new MacBook and ensure that any existing accessories are…

Pyle Pumps Up the Party with Its New All-In-One Sound Machine – the Karaoke Vibe

25 Jan 2017 Pyle Pumps Up the Party with Its New All-In-One Sound Machine – the Karaoke Vibe [...]...

Blast your favorite music on high-powered speakers, complete with a built-in LCD Screen for hours of Karaoke fun NEW YORK – Jan. 25, 2017 – Pyle USA, manufacturers of home and pro audio equipment, introduces the Karaoke Vibe, a 400-watt mobile party system that features an impressive high-powered speaker for nonstop sing-a-longs. With its built-in 7” monitor and button control, users can view words and song information directly on the unit without connecting to a monitor, for continuous karaoke fun. The Karaoke Vibe comes equipped with portable carrying handles and wheels for easy transport to and from parties and events. The 10” woofer and three 3” Piezo Tweeters make the Karaoke Vibe the perfect system for the aspiring DJ or everyday singer. The Karaoke Vibe also comes with a built-in VHF wireless microphone system and remote control for easy use from a distance. Users can play music directly from any Bluetooth device, USB drive or via the built-in FM tuner. Additionally, the system comes equipped with a built-in USB port for keeping all your devices charged while playing music. The 7” display screen also shows number of songs, play time and FM radio frequency, allowing users to play music and…

ROLI launches versatile Dashboard application to extend power of BLOCKS

19 Jan 2017 ROLI launches versatile Dashboard application to  extend power of BLOCKS [...]...

Experience BLOCKS and BLOCKS Dashboard at NAMM: Demonstrations at Room 204C, Level 2. Stage performances by PARISI, Jordan Rudess, and more January 19, 2017 Anaheim, California — BLOCKS extends its reach as a customizable music creation system today, as ROLI unveils a BLOCKS Dashboard that enables easy integration with a wide range of popular software programs including Logic, Ableton, Cubase, Omnisphere, and Kontakt. ROLI, which recently introduced the BLOCKS modular music studio to its line of award-winning instruments such as the Seaboard RISE, will demonstrate a beta version of BLOCKS Dashboard at NAMM. The bundled application will be available to all BLOCKS creators on February 16. BLOCKS Dashboard will make the Lightpad Block a versatile controller for a range of OS X and Windows programs. It will allow musicians to easily configure their workflow by uploading preprogrammed scripts and editing the parameters of those scripts. Fader Mode, a new display mode on the Lightpad Block’s LED-illuminated, touch-sensitive surface, makes it even easier to control parameters at the touch of a finger. Roland Lamb, founder and CEO of ROLI and inventor of BLOCKS, said: “The modularity of BLOCKS makes it the most customizable music creation system ever made. BLOCKS Dashboard unlocks…

Hercules Unveils DJUCED™ 40° 3.5 at 2017 NAMM Show

19 Jan 2017 Hercules Unveils DJUCED™ 40° 3.5 at 2017 NAMM Show [...]...

A brand-new version of the pro DJ software that lets users mix, create and have fun with their music in the most intuitive way possible Anaheim, California – Spearheaded by Hercules, a leader in mobile and professional DJ equipment, the DJUCED™ teams are thrilled to announce the company’s new enhanced version of their pro DJ software DJUCED™ 40° 3.5 at NAMM 2017. A big part of the teams’ strength lies in the importance they place on listening to their user community when it comes to making improvements in DJUCED™, as was the case with the Sample Editor, and responding to the new expectations that have emerged from the base of 500,000 licensed users. More precise than ever: A fully-scalable interface with 4K support, and high-resolution waveforms One of the most important aspects for DJs – the ability to view the tracks that they’re working on as precisely as possible – has been taken into account in DJUCED™ 40° 3.5. To make things easier and more comfortable for DJs, the interface automatically adapts to all screen resolutions from 1024 x 600 right up to 4K displays. What’s more, thanks to the new high-resolution waveforms, DJs can use a high-level zoom –…

Hartke NAMM 2017: HD500 Bass Combo

18 Jan 2017 Hartke NAMM 2017: HD500 Bass Combo [...]...

Newest HD Series Model Packs 500W, 2 x 10” HyDrive Speakers at 35lb   ANAHEIM, CA – NAMM 2017, Booth #6900 / Hall A – Hartke, an industry leader in bass amplification, today announces its HD500 Bass Combo, the latest addition to the brand’s popular HD Series. The high-powered, lightweight HD500 Bass Combo packs two 10” Hartke patented HyDrive speakers with rare earth neodymium magnets, a 500-watt Class D amplifier into a sleek enclosure weighing only 35 pounds. The HD500 provides exceptional bass tone to any rehearsal, stage or studio and will be available August 2017. The HD500 features Hartke’s patented HyDrive speakers that transformed speaker technology by blending paper and aluminum materials into a speaker cone that produces an exceptional blend of warmth and attack that can’t be attained by traditional all-paper cones. The use of rare earth neodymium magnets helps to maintain lightweight portability without sacrificing any of the legendary Hartke attack. The HD500 includes a selectable Shape control that can be used to activate a specialized preset EQ curve designed to improve tone through selective boosts and attenuations across the frequency range. The adjacent variable Shape filter, as well as a 3-band EQ, provides further tone customization. Available…