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Erato Audio Elevates True Wireless with First Headphones to Incorporate 3D Spatial Audio Technology

14 Sep 2016

Coming off the heels of a successful crowdfunding campaign where over 20K units have shipped globally, Erato is at it again advancing the category with two new models

BREA, CALIF. – September 14, 2016 @ 8AM EST – Erato Audio, leading creators of true wireless earbuds, announce today the availability of their newest products, Muse 5 and Rio 3, on the popular global crowdfunding site, Indiegogo.  Erato is focused on helping consumers transition to smart wireless listening without sacrificing sound quality or breaking the bank.

Both Muse 5 and Rio 3 are compact, water-resistant, true wireless Bluetooth® earphones that are designed for comfort, functionality and portability.  With simple device pairing and tap commands, users can easily switch between phone calls and playing music in fully balanced, stereo sound.

“Cutting the cord and entering the true wireless era has never been this simple,” said Johnson Jeng, Spokesperson for Erato Audio Technology.  “We’ve tested the technology with our popular Apollo 7 model, and have implemented that knowledge into our newest additions.  We delivered on our promise with Apollo 7 – premium sound, first-rate build quality and on-time delivery – and we’re planning to do the same with Muse 5 and Rio 3.”

MUSE 5

Muse 5 is ideal for consumers with an active lifestyle who are always on the go.  The Patented FitSeal™ Sleeves offer comfort and the peace of mind that no matter what you’re doing, your earbuds won’t fall out at any moment.  The included three FitSeal sleeves and multiple ear tips allow for nine different ear size combinations insuring a perfect fit for every user.

Unlike traditional stereo earphones, the Muse 5 uses DSP (Digital Sound Processing) technology to restore the spatial distance missing in traditional earphones and thus creating a more accurate soundstage. Calibrated with its micro-driver and acoustic chamber, EratoSurround™ can reduce sound image distortion and deliver the same experience as heard in expensive over the ear headphones.

You’ll never be left in silence thanks to the portable magnetic charging case that allows for two full charges of the Muse 5 before needing to recharge.   Also, its single touch multifunction is simple to use and powers on/off your device, volume up and down, pairing, next and previous tracks, play, pause and even activates Siri and Google Now.

Technical Specs

  • EratoSurround: 3D spatial techonology to create the most realistic sound
    Bluetooth Profile: Bluetooth 4.1
    Supported Audio Codecs: Full support for advanced AAC, SBC, and aptX audio standards
    Driver Specifications: 5.8 mm Micro Driver, 100 dB/mW sensitivity; 20Hz – 20KHz frequency
    Battery Life: 7 hours of talk time or 4 hours of play time
    Microphone: MEMs Omni Directional Type input sensitivity at -42dB (+/- 2dB)
    Dimensions: Earphone: 30mm (L) x 25mm (D) x 38.8mm (H) ; Charging Case: 73.3mm (L) x 38.5mm (D)
    Weight: Headset 8g x 2pcs;  Charger case: 40g
    Charge: 700 mah charging case (two full earbud charges)
    Waterproof: Nano Coating IPX5
    Colors: Silver, Rose Gold, Black, Blue

Rio 3

Rio 3 is perfect for fitness enthusiasts that want the freedom of movement without the loss of sound quality.  Its 14mm drivers deliver responsive bass with rich mids and highs to create a desirable pair of sports earphones to get you through every workout.  The comfortable and flexible ear hook will keep Rio 3 in place during hard workouts or extreme sports.  Also, there’s no need to fumble with controls while working out, the Rio 3 features a simple 3 multi-button function that allows access to volume up and down, next and previous tracks, play, pause and even activates Siri and Google Now.

Technical Specs

  • Bluetooth Profile: Bluetooth 4.2 with the latest CSR Chipset technology
  • Supported Audio Codecs: Full support for advanced AAC, SBC, and aptX audio standards
  • Driver Specifications: 14.2mm Comply Diaphram Driver, 100 dB/mW sensitivity; 20Hz – 20KHz frequency
  • Battery Life: 8 hours of talk time or 6 hours of play time
  • Microphone: MEMs Omni Directional Type input sensitivity at -38dB (+/- 3dB)
  • Dimensions: 51mm (L) x 34mm (D) x 46mm(H)
  • Weight: 14g x 2
  • Charge: MicroUSB charging cable (included)
  • Waterproof: Nano Coating IPX5
  • Colors: Black, Green, Red, Silver and Teal

Muse 5 is available on Indigogo now for $79 and Rio 3 for $69. Following the Indigogo launch, Muse 5 will retail for $179.99 and Rio 3 for $129.99. Shipping is expected to begin late November 2016 and Erato Audio anticipates full delivery of all Indiegogo pledges by the end of the year, just in time for the holidays. For more information, visit www.eratolife.com.

ABOUT ERATO

ERATO has successfully developed the world’s smallest true wireless earbuds with built-in microphone for complete voice functionality alongside premium sound.

Established in 2015 with the simple aim of creating high fidelity audio devices without compromise, ERATO is located in Brea, California where our team of audio experts continuously push the limits of technology.

From incredible acoustic detail and clarity to breathtaking immersive audio experiences, ERATO sets a new standard for true wireless audio.

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MEDIA CONTACT:

Jessica Darrican
Senior Account Director
Max Borges Agency for Erato
JessicaDarrican@maxborgesagency.com
(305) 374-4404 ext. 116

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