TEAC America Announces the Launch of Its 'Designer Series' SR-80i and SR-100i iPod Radios

Dec 15, 2010, 08:00 ET from TEAC America, Inc.

MONTEBELLO, Calif., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- TEAC, a premier manufacturer of CD and iPod audio systems announces the launch of its new designer line of SR-80i and SR-100i iPod audio systems.

The SR-100i features a surprisingly powerful bass. It is designed to deliver clean sound, nicely balanced from top to bottom. The tweeters handle the high-end, while the mid-woofers round out the midrange. In the back, bass-reflex ports enhance the lows to fill out the sound. Possessing a superior range of features and versatility, the SR-100i is the ideal iPod audio system for anyone seeking a complete hi-quality, hi-fidelity system with superior design aesthetics at an affordable price.

"TEAC's SR-100i is the only designer series product that features an iPod system with CD player and an FM radio in its price range and its product category," says Michael Townsen, Director of Sales, TEAC America, Inc. "The SR-100i has an amazing sound at a surprisingly affordable price and is really a masterpiece design. We had the greatest reception from our customers who were fascinated by the performance and incredible looks and the quality of the unit."

TEAC SR-100i has an output power of 50W per speaker, with 1 1/4" Tweeter and 3 1/2" sub-woofer.  It features a retractable iPod dock, plays back MP3 files from USB memory device, includes a CD player and also a PLL synthesized FM Tuner. The slot-in CD player supports CD, CD-R/RW, MP3 and WMA discs.  The retractable dock automatically recharges the player. The SR-100i also incorporates USB and Aux Inputs.

TEAC SR-80i is a Hi-Fi table-top audio system that features output power of 15W per speaker, iPod / iPhone digital direct connection for Lossless Audio Path, full digital amplifier circuit from iPod / iPhone to speakers, super bass DSP powered by MAXXBASS and PLL synthesized AM/FM stereo tuner. TEAC's new iPod Digital Direct feature allows the decoding and play back the digital data stream directly from an iPod, without the need for any external decoder or conversion device. The SR-80i also features MP3 file playback from USB memory device, full range stereo speakers with bass-reflex port, video output to TV for Movie and slide show. Both the SR-100i and the SR-80i offer a combination of performance, sound quality, versatility and fascinating design architecture unmatched by any other dock in their price range.

TEAC SR-100i and SR-80i systems are now available from TEAC dealers. TEAC SR-80i retails for $199. TEAC SR-100i retails for $299.

TEAC will present the SR-100i, SR-80i and its complete line of iPod and CD systems at the Consumer Electronics Show 2011 (CES) at the TEAC Suite # 573, at the Hilton Las Vegas hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada. TEAC's Consumer Audio products are available through TEAC Dealers. More information is available on the TEAC web site, www.TEAC.com, or by calling the TEAC Consumer Audio line at 323-727-4859 or emailing us at  consumeraudio@teac.com.

About TEAC America, Inc.

TEAC America, Inc., established in 1967, is the largest subsidiary of the Japanese electronics maker TEAC Corporation. TEAC distributes high grade audio video electronics, consumer electronics, computer data recording and storage devices, computer peripherals and professional recording equipment as well as disc publishing and duplication products. Products are marketed by TEAC America under the brand names ESOTERIC, TEAC and TASCAM. To learn more about TEAC, TASCAM and ESOTERIC products, please visit: www.teac.com and http://www.teac.com/consumer_electronics/

For additional information, contact:

TEAC America, Inc.

Attn.: Aris H. Gharapetian

Director of Marketing

7733 Telegraph Road

Montebello, CA 90640

(323) 727-4854




Aris H. Gharapetian

Director of Marketing

Email: agharapetian@teac.com

Tel: 323-727-4854

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