AudioSource® Db5 Personal Stereo Speaker System Now Shipping

Lightweight and Highly Portable, the AudioSource Db5 will Accurately Reproduce Any MP3-Encoded File for Beautiful Audio Reproduction and Can be Used On the Go, in the Office, or at Home

PORTLAND, Ore., March 08, 2006 - AudioSource®, a division of Phoenix Gold® International, Inc., is proud to announce that the Db5 (Digital Blaster), the latest in portable MP3 sound reproduction, is now shipping. Lightweight, portable, and highly affordable ($79.95 suggested retail), the AudioSource Db5 personal stereo speaker system will accurately reproduce any MP3 -encoded file for beautiful audio reproduction and can be used on the go, in the office, or at home.


"Today's music lover has become accustomed to the ease and convenience of downloaded and MP3 -encoded music, but being able to play it anywhere they want is not necessarily so convenient," explained Tom O'Mara, Phoenix Gold Senior Vice President. "AudioSource designed the Db5 to be the ideal companion to the personal music player. The Db5's stereo speakers provide a rich, robust audio spectrum and will accurately reproduce any song or music style you might have in your library for your listening pleasure. Compact and lightweight, the Db5 takes up very little space, as well, so plugging it into your office or home computer will take up minimal desk space. The music lover can also take advantage of the included USB cable to supply power via a laptop computer instead of wasting batteries. Whether you are on the go, in the office, or at home, the AudioSource Digital Blaster is the perfect match for you."

The AudioSource Db5 has everything the music lover could want to make their listening enjoyment as easy and convenient as possible, including:
• Power (3.5Wrms per channel @ 6 ohms with <1% THD+N)
• Frequency Response 60Hz~33kHz
• Signal to Noise Ratio >70dB
• Operating Voltage 6VDC / 0.8A
• Supports any MP3 player or personal music device with 3.5MM headphone output
• Buttons for Power, Volume Up, Volume Down and 3D sound
• Features 25mm aluminum cone speakers with butyl rubber surround
• 3.5MM stereo phone plug (supplied) is a 1 meter extension that permits a direct connection to laptop or desktop computer, thus allowing the listener more flexibility in placing the Db5 for optimum listening enjoyment
• Speakers are self -contained in folding case
• USB Power cable (Supplied)
• Optional Universal AC Power Supply (sold separately)
• Can be used with four (4) Alkaline "AA" batteries (not supplied)

"The Db5's slim lined design allows it to be folded up and slid into a pocket when on the go," O'Mara added. "And when you want to listen to your music, just plug in your personal music player and you are ready to go!"

Due to continual product improvement, all specifications subject to change without notice.

Phoenix Gold International, Inc., founded in 1985 and located in Portland, Oregon, designs, manufactures, and sells innovative high quality, high performance electronics, accessories and speakers to the audio market. The Company's products are used in the car audio aftermarket, professional sound installations, and in custom audio/video and home theater applications. Products are sold under the brand names Phoenix Gold®, Carver®, Carver® Digital, Carver® Professional, and AudioSource®.

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