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Nextar Plays Santas Helper with Fun Peanut-Shape MP3 Player


Makes a Great Stocking Stuffer Or Gift Idea for Any Music Lover; Available for Holiday Shopping Season

La Verne, CA — November 20, 2008 — Nextar, a designer and marketer of bold and new consumer electronic products with mass appeal, is lending a hand to Santa Claus this Christmas with its uniquely designed peanut-shape MP3 player, model MA588. The unit has a 1GB or 2GB capacity, is just over 2″ long and comes in a variety of cool colors. It is available now for the important holiday gift-giving season for just $ 19.99 for 1GB and $29.99 for 2GB.

“The Nextar MA588 MP3 player is sure to delight any music lover who receives it as a gift or finds it in their Christmas stocking,” commented Eddy Zheng, Nextar founder. “With one fresh AAA battery, it will provide up to 12 hours of continuous playback, making for an enjoyable, if not-so-silent, night.”

The MA588 MP3 player comes in five cool colors, black, pink, red, blue and silver, making it the perfect gift for anyone on your list. The unit supports MP3 and WMA audio formats. It has voice-record capability and a removable flash-memory drive. A folder navigation function makes managing and accessing files easy to accomplish.

Audio is enhanced through seven equalizer modes: normal, pop, rock, classical, jazz, bass, and soft. Assorted play modes — normal, repeat one, repeat all, shuffle, intro, repeat folder, folder, and random — provide plenty of listening options. User support is offered in seven languages, including English, Spanish, German, French, and Italian.

SRS WOW sound-effect technology significantly improves playback quality by creating an encompassing sound field with restored digital clarity and deep bass. Other features include a high-speed USB 2.0 interface, auto power off, a power-off timer, and easy-to-understand graphic menus. It is specially designed for upgrading to future formats and features.

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Accessories include an earphone, USB cable, one AAA battery, a Win98 installation CD, and an instruction manual. The unit measures 2.7″ x 1.3″ x 0.7″ and weighs less than half a pound.

Pricing and Availability
The Nextar MA588 MP3 player is available at Staples, Kmart, Bon Ton, Canadian Tire and other leading retailers across the U.S. and Canada. It has a SRP of $19.99 for a 1GB capacity and $29.99 for a 2GB capacity. It comes blister packed for display-anywhere convenience.

About Nextar
Nextar, headquartered in Southern California, is a global designer and marketer of consumer electronics. From the categories it enters to the products it develops and the manner in which it goes to market, Nextar’s decisions are based on its unique ‘bold and new’ philosophy. It currently offers products in the following categories: portable personal audio and video; digital photo frames; portable navigation devices; and Bluetooth. In addition to tried-and-true consumer electronic retail outlets, Nextar products also are boldly marketed through non-traditional avenues such as department stores, automotive, mass merchants, food and drug, and do-it-yourself.

Nextar is an affiliate of Tofasco(SM), a rapidly growing company that sells products worldwide in a variety of industries. For further information regarding Nextar, visit its website at or call toll free 888-849-0846.

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Susan van Barneveld / Rita Lee
Antarra Communications
Work: (714) 891-3660

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© 2008 Nextar Inc. Nextar is a trademark and service mark of Nextar (Hong Kong) Limited. All other brand names, product names, trademarks and service marks are property of their owners.

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