Phoenix Gold® Launches New Four -Level True -Spec Accessory Series at 2008 CEDIA Expo

The New Series Includes HDMI, RCA, Component, Composite, Digital Coaxial and Optical, S-Video and Mini/MP3 Products Within the 300 (Good), 500 (Better), 700 (Best), and 900 (Ultra High Quality) Lines

PORTLAND, Ore., July 02, 2008 - Phoenix Gold® (phoenixgold.com) is proud to announce that it will feature its new True -Spec accessory line at the 2008 CEDIA Expo, held in Denver from Sept. 4 -7 at the Colorado Convention Center, booth 560. Phoenix Gold's True -Spec line consists of four new series, including the 300 (good), 500 (better), 700 (best), and 900 (ultra high quality). The True -Spec Series replaces Phoenix Gold's current accessory series and is expected to ship by September 2008.


"While other companies scramble to cut corners, Phoenix Gold continues its more than 20 years experience of using the best materials to deliver outstanding performance and value," said Stewart Millager, Phoenix Gold director of engineering. "No 'special alloys' or copper clad aluminum is used in the True -Spec series. Phoenix Gold simply uses the best materials to deliver the best quality sound, sharpest video, and amazing overall digital transmission."

Products included in new Phoenix Gold True -Spec accessory line include HDMI, RCA, component, composite, digital coaxial, digital optical, expanded mini/MP3 line (300 Series only), and S -Video (500 Series only). Each True -Spec Series has a complete product offering in convenient 1, 2, and 4 meter lengths (with other sizes and bulk packs available).

Features of the Phoenix Gold True -Spec 300 Series accessory line include:
• HDMI: supports 1080p 1.3b
• RCA connectors: high -quality, gold -plated machined style w/split top construction
• Audio cables: helix twisted, 100 percent shielded designs for superior noise suppression
• Video cables: double shielded with solid copper core conductors

Features of the Phoenix Gold True -Spec 500 Series accessory line include:
• HDMI: Simplay and DPL (pending) certified; longer length cables are CL3 rated
• RCA connectors: high -quality, gold -plated machined style and double molded
• Audio cables: true balanced, double shielded oxygen -free copper with 24AWG conductors for excellent signal transfer and noise rejection
• Video cables: double shielded with solid 22AWG copper core conductors for great video detail and noise rejection

Features of the Phoenix Gold True -Spec 700 Series accessory line include:
• HDMI: Simplay and DPL (pending) certified; longer length cables are CL3 rated; 26AWG silver plated copper conductors
• RCA connectors: high -quality, gold -plated machined style molded
• Audio cables: true balanced, double shielded oxygen -free copper with 22AWG conductors for superior signal transfer and noise rejection
• Video cables: triple shielded with solid 20AWG copper core conductors for sharp video detail and excellent noise rejection

Features of the Phoenix Gold True -Spec 900 Series accessory line include:
• HDMI: Simplay and DPL (pending) certified; longer length cables are CL3 rated; 24AWG silver plated copper conductors
• RCA connectors: high -quality, gold -plated machined style molded with multi -depth cut grounds for the best ground connection
• Audio cables: true spectral balanced (Patent No. 7,170,008), double shielded oxygen -free copper w/22AWG conductors for ultimate signal transfer and noise rejection
• Video cables: triple shielded w/silver plated copper ground shield w/solid 18AWG silver plated copper core conductors for sharp video detail and top -of -the -line noise rejection
• Digital optical cables: use the highest quality multi -core glass/plastic optical fiber

"As the technological standards and installation requirements continue to change with the marketplace, Phoenix Gold remains determined to stay on the cutting edge and provide our customers and installers with state -of -the -art and industry leading products," Millager added.

Due to continual product improvement, specifications subject to change without notice. Pricing is TBD. Please contact Rodin for pricing.

Rodin is located at 9200 North Decatur Street, Portland, Oregon, USA 97203. For more information, please call 503 -978 -3321, or visit www.rodinaudio.com

Rodin is a Portland, Oregon -based company established in 1985 that designs and develops high quality high -performance products for the custom install home and the mobile audio markets. The company markets its products under the Phoenix Gold, AudioSource and Carver brands.

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