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Sony Xplod Slim Series Car Amplifiers and Subwoofers Announced

Designed for Pick-up Trucks and Compact Cars

For in-car music buffs who want better sound but don’t have room to spare, Sony Electronics today unveiled the Xplod Slim Series of compact amplifiers and subwoofers. These small subs and amps provide installation flexibility and performance in compact cars and trucks where space is limited.

“Research shows that more than 1.4 million F150, Silverado and Ram pick-up trucks were sold from January through September 2006, which is five times more than the Toyota Corolla,” said Brennan Mullin, general manager for mobile electronics at Sony Electronics. “We have just opened the door for both truck and compact-car owners who want to install subs and amps behind or under the seat.”

Slim Series Subwoofers

Excluding the sophisticated black enclosure, Sony’s Slim Series subwoofers measure less than three inches deep and incorporates Xplod’s best-selling P5 subwoofer design. The P5 architecture adds strength and rigidity to the woofer cone, resulting in lower distortion for deeper, more accurate bass response. The aluminum cones offer superior heat dissipation, providing higher power handling and burly sound performance. Offering high sound output, these subs push out 1200W and 1500W max for the ten- and twelve-inch sub, respectively.

Slim Series Amplifier
The Xplod Slim Series amplifiers offer extreme power and clean metallic aesthetic with white illumination. At approximately 8.8 inches long, 7.8 inches wide and 1.7 inches high, the Sony four channel XM-4S amplifier and one-channel XM-1S amplifier are small enough to fit under the front seat of most vehicles.

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These small but powerful Mono Class D models support a large output for their size: 280W at four ohms. The 4/3 channel model will support even more power output: either 50W by four at four ohms or 50W by two plus 120W by one at four ohms.

Pricing and Availability
The Slim Series line will be available in January at authorized retailers around the country. The Slim Series subwoofers will range from about $130 to $250, and the Slim Series XM-4S and the XM-1S amplifiers will both be priced at around $250.

Sony will demonstrate the new Slim Series line from October 31 through November 3 at Specialty Equipment Market Association convention at the Las Vegas Convention Center (booth #11066).

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