BROADVIEW, IL (4/04/07) — Blaupunkt has announced immediate shipment of the San Diego MP27 car radio receiver, delivering outstanding sound quality, sophisticated features, and outstanding value. The radio features a high-quality CD transport, including compatibility with MP3 encoded discs, and a wide array of connections for integration with mobile electronics and entertainment systems.
The San Diego MP27 is capable of playing MP3-encoded CDs, allowing consumers to store up to 10 hours of music on a single MP3 CD-R/RW. The unit’s CD transport includes a 10 second CD, and 100 second MP3 shock proof memory to eliminate disc skips or MP3 dropouts on the road. It delivers 4 x 45 Watts of power, and includes four channel pre-outs to accommodate external power amplifiers. The radio is compatible with Blaupunkt’s optional iPod interface, allowing users to integrate control and playback of their iPod portable music device directly through the radio. There is also a TEL/NAVI Mute input to simplify operation with cell phone and navigation systems.
The Blaupunkt San Diego MP27 includes adjustable bass, treble, and XBASS EQ functions that let listeners dial-in sound for ideal acoustic performance. Additionally, there are selectable EQ presets designed to optimize playback for different program types, such as rock, pop, or classical music. There is an AUX input for integration with satellite tuner, video system, or navigation computer, as well as pre-outs for all four channels.
The Blaupunkt San Diego MP27 car radio is currently available at a suggested retail price of $149.95.
Blaupunkt, a company belonging to the Bosch Group, is an internationally leading manufacturer of driver information systems, car radios, car speakers and vehicle antennas. Blaupunkt has its main headquarters in Hildesheim, Germany, and maintains other production sites in Portugal, Hungary, Tunisia and Malaysia. The company posted sales of more than Euro 1.4 billion in fiscal year 2005 and employs some 9,000 people worldwide. For Blaupunkt North America dealer locations and product information, call 1(800) 950-BLAU  or visit the company’s website at www.blaupunktusa.com.
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