Velodyne Wins CEA Mark of Excellence Award

The MicroVee subwoofer, from Velodyne Acoustics, won the 2008 CEA Mark of Excellence Award for Best Speaker - Subwoofers.

Morgan Hill, CA (March 21, 2008) - - The MicroVee, an incredibly small (9" cube) subwoofer that delivers deep, powerful bass, won the 2008 Mark of Excellence Award for Best Speaker - Subwoofers. The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA®) recognized the winners, presented by CEA's TechHome Division, at an awards dinner in Orlando, Florida at the ninth annual Electronic House Expo (EHX) Spring 2008.

"Winning a Mark of Excellence Award for the MicroVee is truly an honor," said Bruce Hall, president of Velodyne. "We continually strive to be the leading innovator in subwoofer design and technology and this award is a testament to the design efforts of our engineering team to produce a small subwoofer with outstanding bass performance."

The MicroVee features the latest generation of Velodyne's patented Energy Recovery System (ERS) Class D amplifier, supplying 2000 watts of dynamic power and 1000 watts of continuous RMS power. In addition, the MicroVee sports a three -driver system. The active 6.5" driver incorporates an aluminum cone and dual -layer copper voice coil that assures linear travel as it handles the gigantic power delivered by the ERS amp. Two aluminum -cone passive 6.5" drivers augment the active driver and are tuned to deliver the incredible bass output demanded by today's home theaters. The MicroVee's ribbed, extruded aluminum cabinet complements any room décor so as to please any interior decorator.

CEA's Mark of Excellence Awards honor industry leaders in custom electronics products, services and installations that are instrumental in changing the shape of the connected home. Industry trend setters were honored in three categories - Supplier, Training and Support Programs and System Integrators.

Each TechHome Mark of Excellence Awards category is judged by a four -member panel comprised of systems integrators, manufacturers, members of the trade press and industry consultants. Each entry is given a numeric score and the entry with the highest score in each category is named a TechHome Mark of Excellence Awards winner.

About Velodyne
Velodyne Acoustics, Inc., founded in 1983, is universally recognized as the leading manufacturer of high -performance, low distortion powered subwoofers at all price levels. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, the company's technically innovative audio products are available through a select group of authorized dealers, custom installers, and distributors worldwide. For more information visit

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