Russound Debuts UNO -TS2 Color Touchscreen

Smart user interface provides new levels of style and convenience

NEWMARKET, N.H., May 16, 2005 � Russound�, a leading manufacturer of multiroom audio and video products for the residential systems market, has introduced its UNO -TS2 Smart Color Touchscreen that provides a powerful user interface for multisource/multizone home entertainment systems. With the UNO -TS2, end users can easily access, control and, most importantly, enjoy their music and video conveniently. Available immediately at $1299 MAP, the UNO -TS2 represents a state -of -the -art user interface.

According to Russound�s Andy Lewis, �Color touchscreens have become an increasingly popular product category, particularly in multiroom systems. From the outset, we designed our new touchscreen for a highly interactive experience to make it very easy to use. To do that, the UNO -TS2 utilizes a combination of hard buttons for the most often used commands and soft buttons that are easily defined and created through software functions.�
In addition, the UNO -TS2 leverages RNET�, the company�s proprietary communications platform that allows Russound smart components to communicate with one another. For example, when used with any ST2 Smart Tuner or the SMS3 Smart Media Server, the UNO -TS2 provides the user with valuable feedback such as theme, channel, artist and title, all in real time. Moreover the UNO -TS2 supports custom preset, bank, theme and source names for a truly personalized touch and simplicity of operation.
The UNO -TS2 is the ultimate RNET user interface and its compact size fits neatly in a two gang box, making for an easy upgrade over commonly available double gang keypads. The UNO -TS2 is available in five designer colors: white, bone, almond, black and brown.
Key Features:
Informative � real -time display shows what�s playing, with volume level and individualized playlist information right on the touchscreen.
Innovative � built on award -winning RNET technology offering complete control and limitless possibilities.
Effortless � full featured, high -resolution color LCD 3.75� diagonal touchscreen is easy to read and simple to navigate.
Practical - virtually no programming required and its compact, flush design fits neatly in a double -gang box.

About Russound
Since 1967, innovation, quality and reliability have been the pillars of the Russound product tradition. Located in Newmarket, N.H., Russound offers the products and expertise customers need to enjoy multiroom audio and video systems in the home. The company pairs powerful systems using the latest technologies with intuitive controls to give customers high -performance, easy -to -use solutions. For more information, visit the company�s Web site at www.russound.com.

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