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808 Audio’s New Line of Personal Audio Used by DJ’s At Winter Music Conference Is Now Available to Consumers

19 May 2015

Dash Berlin performing at SiriusXM’s “UMF Radio” Broadcast Live from the 808 Audio Music Lounge in Miami Beach, Florida

New York – May 19, 2015 – 808 Audio, one of the fastest growing and top performing audio brands according to NPD Group data, today announces the retail availability of its collection of DJ-inspired Bluetooth speakers and portable headphones. 808 Audio is designed to bundle unique style, long-lasting comfort and studio quality sound at sub-$100 prices. The personal audio line features top-shelf audio and stylish designs that are developed and tuned by 808 Audio to provide the best performance and durability that millions of consumers can afford. The collection is now available to consumers nationwide at Target, Walmart and 808audio.com.

The collection was showcased at the 3-day SiriusXM live broadcast event inside the 808 Music Lounge during Winter Music Conference 2015 (WMC 2015). The event is the largest longstanding EDM and dance music industry gathering, DJs from around the world performed and sampled the 2015 808 Audio collection.

“Our 2015 collection represents our commitment to offer passionately designed and affordable audio products to the rising and influential demographic of EDM and Dance music fans,” said Ian Geise, Senior Vice President of 808 Audio. “The warm reception we’ve received within this market has led to a favorable response from our retail community.”

Leading the collection is the 808 Audio HEX XS, $59.99, is a Bluetooth wireless speaker that features a pocket-size cabinet with a high-end look usually reserved for products three times its price.  The XS features full stereo sound with enhanced bass radiator and an efficient 12 hours of rechargeable battery life. For easy, hassle-free operation, the XS was intuitively designed for the user experience with one-button operation of power and pairing. The speaker can be used in Bluetooth audio mode, and features an auxiliary input for 3.5 mm connection. The XS comes in blue, black and white with gold, and will be available at Walmart and Target stores this May.

The NRG GLO Bluetooth wireless speaker is small and compact yet full of power, much like a refreshing can of your favorite energy drink. Featuring rich sound with an enhanced bass radiator, the NRG GLO is the perfect companion for on-the-go listening.  The rechargeable battery allows for 12 hours of non-stop dance or pop tracks to keep the party going.  The one-of-a-kind, multi-mode LED light ring allows you to put on your own light show in glow mode, “breathe mode” or even dance party mode that flashes to the beat of the music. Thanks to the speaker’s anodized aluminium body, the NRG GLO is incredibly lightweight and rugged. The NRG GLO is packed with features for $49.99 and will be available in gun metal grey at Target and Walmart stores this May.

The Performer Headphone ($99 Bluetooth, $79 Wired). They are the first-ever headphone with ear cup suspension technology and were developed through collaborations with professional DJs and sound engineers. The headphones are designed for an instant and tailored fit ideal for long listening sessions and all-night sets. The suspension ear cups provide the best possible ergonomic fit for heads of all sizes, adjusting to the user’s ears with great acoustic sealing and enhanced noise isolation. The Performer is also tailored with a very accurate sound curve with a slight emphasis given on bass at the lower end, just perfect for the listener to feel their music.

The 808 Audio Performer Headphones are available in two models: Performer, which has a standard detachable cable with in-line mic for $79.99, and Performer BT which is fully wireless with Bluetooth plus it includes a detachable cable with in-line mic for $99.99.  Finishes include brushed steel with black, black with silver and white with silver or gold. The Performer is now available at 808Audio.com.

About 808 Audio:

Started in 2011 from the roots of hip hop and EDM, 808 Audio offers great audio performance at affordable prices, in unique designs that speak to these music communities. It has since grown to become one of the leading brands in headphones and Bluetooth wireless speakers. 808 Audio is one of many top tier brands owned by Voxx International Corporation (NASDAQ:VOXX). 

For more information about 808 Audio, please visit:

Official Site: 808Audio.com

Facebook: /808Audio

Twitter:  /808_Audio

YouTube:  /808Audio

SoundCloud:  /808–Audio

Instagram: /808Audio

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