FINAL SOUND IS NAMED INNOVATIONS 2007 DESIGN AND ENGINEERING AWARD HONOREE IN THE HIGH END AUDIO CATEGORYFOR ITS LATEST ADDITION TO ITS FAMILY LINE,
THE FINAL SOUND 300i ST
New York, New York, November 8, 2006 — The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA ) today announced Final Sound as an International CES Innovations 2007 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree in the High End Audio Category for Final Sound 300i ST at the CES New York Press Preview. Products entered in this prestigious program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, engineers and members of the trade press to honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting edge consumer electronics.
“The new Model 300i does not compromise: it passionately embraces design while producing extremely clear, uncoloured, realistic sound. Final is committed to delivering an aesthetically beautiful speaker, this extremely flat and elegant panel is our new floor standing electrostatic speaker. We are honored to be nominated for this extremely prestigious award,” said Ellen Minkels, vice president of marketing and communications. “As every Final loudspeaker, the new 300i is also a line array. Panels based on this principle are less prone to acoustic influences and will bring an even distributed sound pressure level to any listening position in the room. The 300i perfectly fits perfectly into our modular philosophy.”
Final Sound’s product Final Sound 300i FS 300i ST will be highlighted at the 2007 International CES, which runs January 8-11, 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada, at Innovations Plus at the Sands, which showcases the hottest technologies in the consumer electronics industry. Final Sound will showcase its complete family line, including its nominated 300i member, at the Venetian. The Final Sound home entertainment line is showcased in booth number 29-131, its reference line will have a prominent place in booth number 29-133.
Specification Model 300i:
Frequency response: 95 — 22 Khz
Sensitivity 2.83V/1M 86
Impedance Nominal (Ohm) 4
Amplifier Minimum (Watt) 40
Amplifier Recommended (Watt) 60
Dimensions (inch) 49.2 x 8.1 x 1
Dimensions (cm) 125 x 20.7 x 2.5
Electronics Housing (inch) 7.1 x 2.8 x 2
Electronic Housing (cm) 18 x 7 x 5
Weight (lbs/kg) 17.6/8
CES Innovations Awards
As a widely renowned consumer technology awards program that began in 1989, the CES Innovations Awards recognize the best designed and engineered products. It is sponsored by CEA, the producer of the International CES, the world’s largest consumer technology tradeshow, and endorsed by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA), the voice of industrial design, committed to advancing the profession through education, information, community and advocacy. In 2002 Final Sound won the Engineering Breakthrough award for its Technology. In 2005 the 100iHome Theater suite was nominated for its breakthrough design.
About Final Sound Solutions
Final Sound Solutions is a full-line manufacturer of the world’s lightest and flattest high-definition speakers for home theater enthusiasts and audiophiles. Based in the Netherlands, the company has been an innovator in the development of advanced electrostatic speaker technology for the high-end audiophile market for more than a decade. The company completed work on breakthrough technology that created the first modular electrostatic speakers and in 2004, introduced its unique inverter technology, which completely eliminated the crossover distortion common to traditional cone speakers, creating the most natural, lifelike audio speakers in the home theater market. The patent for this inverter technology was granted in 2006.
The company received funding and now is concentrating on broadening its distribution worldwide. For more information please visit the website: www.finalsound.com