With the iPod enjoying continued success abroad, Sonos is poised to target consumers that have built a large hard drive of music in their home and want to enjoy it in multiple rooms.
SONOS™ DIGITAL MUSIC SYSTEM NOW AVAILABLE FOR
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. & HILVERSUM, NETHERLANDS - June 13, 2005 - Sonos, Inc. today announced that the company has begun shipping the award -winning Sonos™ Digital Music System to European digital music lovers. The Sonos Digital Music System is the first and only multi -zone digital music system with a wireless, full -color LCD screen controller that lets consumers play all their digital music, all over their home, and control it all from the palm of their hand.
Sonos is immediately available for European consumers at www.eu.sonos.com or www.uk.sonos.com and will be arriving at qualified Resellers in UK and Holland beginning this week. Sonos will expand retail availability to additional European countries in the coming months.
Sonos offers an introductory bundle of two Sonos ZonePlayers™ and a Sonos Controller™. Since the system is scalable to provide consumers up to 32 zones of music, additional ZonePlayers and Controllers are sold separately. Pricing is as follows:
Sonos Introductory Bundle (2 ZP & 1 CR) £899 / € 1,299
Sonos Introductory Bundle w/ Speakers £1,099 / € 1,599
Sonos Controller (CR100) £299 / € 429
Sonos ZonePlayer (ZP100) £369 / € 539
Sonos Loudspeaker (SP100) £149 / € 199
"The digital music wave is breaking across Europe as demonstrated by the Apple iPod® phenomenon," said Ingvar Meijers, Director of Sales Europe and MEA, Sonos, Inc. "Sonos is here to help European digital music lovers enjoy their growing collections all over their homes and control it all from the palm of their hands."
The Sonos Digital Music System comes with the Sonos ZonePlayer -a networked audio player that distributes, plays and amplifies music and the Sonos™ Controller -a wireless handheld device with a full -color LCD screen so you can access, customize and control your music, from virtually anywhere. It's like having a giant jukebox at your fingertips. Sonos liberates the music that's stored on your PC, Mac, Linux box or network storage so you can listen to it wherever and whenever you want.
To find out more about the Sonos Digital Music System or to place an order, please visit www.sonos.com.
Sonos has a team of highly -talented, music -loving software developers, audio engineers, hardware engineers, industrial and interactive designers, and usability engineers. Working side -by -side, they've created the Sonos Digital Music System, the first and only multi -room digital music system with a wireless, full -color LCD screen controller. The Sonos Digital Music System is available direct from Sonos or at more than 175 North American retailers and custom integrators, including Crutchfield, Magnolia Audio Video, Ovation Audio Video, 6th Avenue Electronics, TheaterMax, cyberManor, Metronet Safe & Sound and more. Sonos is a privately -held company, headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA with offices in Cambridge, MA. Sonos operates in Europe through its wholly -owned subsidiary, Sonos Europe B.V., headquartered in Hilversum, Netherlands. To find out more about the company or the Sonos Digital Music System, please visit: http://eu.sonos.com.