Matrix Audio Design In -Ceiling Speakers Free Users from Keypads

When Equipped with Optional SWT Speaker Module, Matrix Audio's C-Series Speakers Enable Users to Control Zones or Rooms via the Matrix Delta Controller and Delta Remote, Eliminating the Need for a Separate Keypad

LAS VEGAS - January 5, 2006 - Matrix Audio Designs, a manufacturer of high -fidelity audio distribution systems for homes and businesses, today announced at the 2006 Consumer Electronics Show that it has incorporated its proprietary Speaker Wire Technology™ (SWT) into its new C -Series in -ceiling speakers, enabling the speakers to support an optional SWT Speaker Module. Equipped with the SWT Speaker Module, the new C -Series speakers enable the zone or room to be IR controlled with the new Matrix Delta controller or Delta remote, eliminating the need for wall -mounted keypads.

Designed from the ground up, the flagship C -Series product family of in -ceiling speakers is constructed using the highest quality components available to deliver exceptional acoustical performance. When equipped with the optional SWT Speaker Module, the C -Series speakers give installers the ability to install Matrix audio distribution systems in rooms or zones where the installation of a keypad is not an option.

The new Matrix Audio C -Series product family of in -ceiling speakers includes:
• C:6 - 6.5 -inch Speaker
• C:6DT - 6.5 -inch Speaker with Dual Tweeters
• C:8 - 8 -inch Speaker
• C:8DT - 8 -inch Speaker with Dual Tweeters

In addition to the 6 - and 8 -inch high -performance C:6 and C:8 speakers, Matrix Audio's C:6DT and C:8DT speakers incorporate dual voice coils and dual tweeters to provide stereo performance for single speaker applications in small applications such as bathrooms and hallways.

"With audio distribution systems becoming more affordable, we expect to see the integration of these systems moving increasingly into the mainstream consumer space," explained Jeff Wait, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Matrix Audio Designs. "As this happens, it will be increasingly important to provide solutions that can be adapted to a wide variety of environments. For instance, using the C -series speakers with the optional SWT speaker module, our distributed audio systems can be installed into a room surrounded with brick walls and the user would have full IR control of the system by simply point the IR controller at the speaker."

Available now through resellers nationwide, Matrix Audio Designs' C -Series Speakers are covered by a two year limited warranty.

About Matrix Audio Designs

Matrix Audio Designs, Inc., is a Canadian company that has designed and manufactured audio distribution and control products at its Barrie, Ontario, facility since 1998.

Matrix Audio Designs maintains complete control over each aspect of production enabling them to guarantee that all products, including multi -source controllers, stereo amplifiers, keypads and remotes, adhere to the highest standards for performance, reliability and ease -of -use. The company utilizes modular engineering for dealer accessibility and easy user operation, and all components meet worldwide CE approval standards. Matrix Audio Designs' commitment to quality, simplicity and service is upheld by every employee, partner and agent.

For additional information about Matrix Audio Design and its product lines, visit the company's Web site at

©2006 Matrix Audio Design, the Matrix Audio Logo and Speaker Wire Technology are trademarks or registered trademarks of Matrix Audio Designs, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. Other brand and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. Information is subject to change without notice. All rights reserved.

For more information:

Jeff Wait
Matrix Audio Designs, Inc.
(480) 471 -6044

Ken Hagihara
Integrity Public Relations, Inc.
(949) 768 -4423, ext. 101

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