NILES HITS THE BIG SCREEN WITH STAGEFRONT HOME THEATER SOLUTIONS™

The First Name in Custom Installation® to showcase a new line of home theater loudspeaker solutions at CEDIA EXPO

DENVER, COLORADO - SEPTEMBER 11, 2006 - Niles Audio Corporation, The First Name in Custom Installation®, announces the official release of StageFront Home Theater Solutions™ - a new line of 13 high -performance enclosed in -wall and freestanding loudspeakers designed specifically for home theater applications. The line will be debuted for the custom installation industry during CEDIA in Denver this September.


This introduction marks the beginning of a significant initiative to expand the company's presence into the home theater market - first with loudspeakers and followed shortly thereafter by specialized home theater electronics.

"The StageFront Home Theater Solutions loudspeaker line is the beginning of a strategic move to expand the company's presence into the home theater arena," said Frank Sterns, president of Niles Audio Corporation. "With virtually all of our dealers installing home theaters as well as distributed audio systems, we have now become the core supplier for all of our dealers' loudspeaker needs."

The StageFront Home Theater Solutions loudspeaker lineup consists of six in -wall models and seven "Pro" series box models. All StageFront loudspeakers feature rugged construction with advanced technology drive elements and are designed for high -performance home theater applications - including both in -wall installations with a plasma display or free standing in a dedicated home theater. The line will begin shipping in December 2006 and will be sold through Niles factory -authorized dealers only.

StageFront™ Home Theater Product Family Details:

StageFront In -Wall Loudspeakers include four LCR models and two dedicated Surround Effects speakers. All feature a ported enclosure tuned specifically for maximum sensitivity, dynamics and high -fidelity sound in an in -wall application. All fit within a standard 2x4 stud -wall depth. A steel bezel permanently affixed to the baffle board enables drivers to be placed as far forward as possible and provides for maximum use of the air volume within the wall. Each speaker is equipped with epoxy -coated flat -steel grilles using a magnetic attachment method and a captured toggle bolt mounting system with metal dogs for easy retrofit installation.

> IW2550 LCR: An enclosed in -wall speaker featuring 5" TCC woofers and a 1" Teteron tweeter in a D'Appolito array for controlled dispersion in a home theater application. Can be used as a left, center or right channel speaker. Suitable for vertical or horizontal mounting. MSRP: $499.95 each
> IW2650 LCR: An enclosed in -wall speaker featuring dual 6" TCC woofers and a 1" Teteron tweeter in a D'Appolito array for controlled dispersion in a home theater application. Can be used as a left, center or right channel speaker. Suitable for vertical or horizontal mounting. MSRP: $599.95 each
> IW650 FX: An enclosed in -wall special effects speaker featuring a forward -firing 6" TCC woofer, 1" Teteron tweeter and dual 87 mm full -range TCC special effects drivers placed at opposing angles. Includes Dipole/Bipole switching via a front -mounted switch or 12V rear -mounted trigger input and an "effects" level control that adjusts the relative level of direct -radiating drivers to the special effects drivers. MSRP: $1399.90 per pair
> IW2670 LCR: An enclosed in -wall speaker featuring dual 6" carbon -fiber woofers and an adjustable, pivoting midrange/tweeter pod with a 1" Teteron tweeter and 1 1/2" Teteron dome midrange. The pod can be rotated for horizontal or vertical mounting and includes tweeter, midrange and pod level controls. Can be used as a left, center or right channel speaker. MSRP: $899.95 each
> IW2770 LCR: An enclosed in -wall speaker featuring dual 7" carbon -fiber woofers and an adjustable, pivoting midrange/tweeter pod with a 1" Teteron tweeter and 1 1/2" Teteron dome midrange. The pod can be rotated for horizontal or vertical mounting and includes tweeter, midrange and pod level controls. Can be used as a left, center or right channel speaker. MSRP: $1199.95 each
> IW770 FX: An enclosed in -wall special effects speaker featuring a direct 7" carbon -fiber woofer and 1" Teteron tweeter. Special effects drivers are on an angled baffle board with dual 4" carbon fiber woofers and dual 1" Teteron tweeters. Includes Dipole/Bipole switching via a front mounted switch or 12V rear mounted trigger input and an "effects" level control that adjusts the relative level of direct radiating drivers to the special effects drivers. MSRP: $2,399.95 per pair

StageFront Pro speakers include four LCR models, two dedicated on -wall Surround Effects models and a high -performance box subwoofer. All feature sealed box construction for accurate extended low frequency response. Enclosures are constructed from 1" medium density fiberboard and are finished in gloss black with sculpted metal grilles. Box dimensions are specifically designed to match rack -mount cabinet width when the loudspeakers are placed vertically or horizontally.

> Pro1770 LCR: A sealed box speaker with a 7" carbon fiber woofer with rubber surround and an adjustable, pivoting midrange/tweeter pod with a 1" Teteron tweeter and 1 1/2" Teteron dome midrange. The pod can be rotated for horizontal or vertical mounting and includes tweeter, midrange and pod level controls. Can be used as a left, center or right channel speaker. MSRP: $599.95 each
> Pro2770 LCR: A sealed box speaker with dual 7" carbon fiber woofers with rubber surround and an adjustable, pivoting midrange/tweeter pod with a 1"Teteron tweeter and 1 1/2" Teteron dome midrange. The pod can be rotated for horizontal or vertical mounting and includes tweeter, midrange and pod level controls. Can be used as a left, center or right channel speaker. MSRP: $799.95 each
> Pro770FX: An on -wall special effects speaker featuring a 7" carbon fiber woofer and an adjustable, pivoting midrange/tweeter pod with a 1" Teteron tweeter and 1 1/2" Teteron dome midrange. The pod includes tweeter, midrange and pod level controls. Special effects drivers include dual 4" carbon midrange drivers and dual 1" Teteron tweeters. Includes Dipole/Bipole switching via a front mounted switch or 12V rear mounted trigger input and an "effects" level control that adjusts the relative level of direct radiating drivers to the special effects drivers. MSRP: $1599.95 per pair
> Pro1870 LCR: A sealed box speaker with an 8" carbon fiber woofer mated to a cast aluminum midrange/tweeter pod with special high frequency horn for added dynamics. Midrange/tweeter pod contains a 4" carbon fiber woofer and 1" Teteron tweeter. The pod can be pivoted for off -axis listening positions or rotated 90 degrees to accommodate horizontal or vertical placement. Pod includes controls for midrange and tweeter level, as well as boundary compensation. The Pro1870 LCR can be used as a left, center or right channel speaker. MSRP: $1099.95 each
> Pro2870 LCR: A sealed box speaker with an 8" carbon fiber woofer mated to a cast aluminum midrange/tweeter pod with special high frequency horn for added dynamics. Midrange/tweeter pod contains a 4" carbon fiber woofer and 1" Teteron tweeter. The pod can be pivoted for off -axis listening positions or rotated 90 degrees to accommodate horizontal or vertical placement. Pod includes controls for midrange and tweeter level, as well as boundary compensation. The Pro2870 LCR can be used as a left, center or right channel speaker. MSRP: $1499.95 each
> Pro870 FX: An on -wall special effects speaker featuring a forward -firing, 8" cast -frame, carbon -fiber woofer with rubber surround mated to a cast aluminum midrange/tweeter pod with special high frequency horn for added dynamics. Midrange/tweeter pod contains a 4" carbon fiber woofer and 1" Teteron tweeter. The pod can be pivoted for off -axis listening positions and includes controls for midrange and tweeter level. Special effects drivers include dual 4" carbon fiber midrange drivers and dual 1" Teteron tweeters mounted at opposing angles. Includes Dipole/Bipole switching via a front mounted switch or 12V rear mounted trigger input and an "effects" level control that adjusts the relative level of direct radiating drivers to the special effects drivers. MSRP: $2599.95 per pair
> Pro15: A high -performance, vented box subwoofer featuring a 15" cast frame, carbon fiber woofer and an advanced, 1000W digital amplifier. Includes front -mounted low -pass, phase and level controls, music/movie mode controls and LFE input. MSRP: $1799.95 each

Talking Points

• Niles will intro StageFront Home Theater Solutions™ - a new line of 13 high -performance enclosed in -wall and boxed loudspeakers designed for home theater applications at CEDIA EXPO.
• The line marks the beginning of a significant initiative to expand the company's presence into the home theater market - first with loudspeakers and followed shortly thereafter by specialized home theater electronics.
• Engineered to deliver robust, cinema -like sound, the StageFront line consists of six in -wall speakers and seven "Pro" series box speakers - which include four box speakers, two on -wall "special effects" speakers and one high -performance subwoofer
• All StageFront speaker products feature rugged construction, superior technology and are backed by the trusted Niles brand.
• The line will begin shipping in December 2006 and will be sold through Niles factory -authorized dealers only.


Corporate Information
Niles Audio Corporation, based in Miami, is a 28 -year -old company recognized as the First Name in Custom Installation™. As a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of audio/video custom installation products, Niles Audio is guided by seven principles: a commitment to reliable, high -performance, application -specific, product design, a complete and up -to -date product assortment with just -in -time delivery, extensive training and technical support, exemplary customer service and strong dealer relationships. Niles is a brand based on strength, reliability and outstanding performance with a wide range of award -winning, innovative products.
Additional information may be obtained by contacting Mike Detmer at Niles Audio Corporation, 12331 SW 130th Street, Miami, FL 33186 (1 -800 -BUY -HIFI; ext. 197) or by visiting: www.nilesaudio.com.

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