Ultrasone Debuts New HFI -15G Portable Headphone

New lightweight headphone features patented surround sound technology for exceptional sound quality on-the-go

Wildomar, Calif. - (November 20, 2008) - Ultrasone Inc., distributor for German headphone manufacturer Ultrasone AG, proudly announces its latest headphone innovation: the HFI -15G. Designed for portable listening applications, the HFI -15G is the smallest headphone in the Ultrasone HFI line but still features Ultrasone's patented S -Logic™ Natural Surround Sound technology.


The HFI -15G are open -back, supra -aural headphones that deliver superior sonic clarity. Thanks to Ultrasone's S -Logic™ technology, the new HFI -15G allows the user to experience a natural surround sound sensation without the use of digital processing. Additionally, S -Logic™ technology reduces sound pressure on the ear drum by up to 40%, resulting in a safer listening experience for the user.

All of this is made possible by utilizing a decentralized driver position. Simply put, S -Logic™ directs sound to the listener's outer ear as opposed to directing sound into the inner ear. The human ear relies on the outer ear for three -dimensional understanding or defining the direction and distance where a sound comes from.

HFI -15G Technical Specifications

• S -Logic™ Natural Surround Sound
• Dynamic principle
• Frequency range 20 -20k Hz
• Impedance 32 Ohm
• Sound pressure level 96 dB
• Driver 40 mm Mylar
• Weight 85 g (without cord)
• Straight cord (length ca 3m)


"With the mainstream popularity of portable music players, we wanted to introduce a pair of headphones that contained all of our safe listening technology, but were also easily portable," commented Paul Taylor, President of Ultrasone Inc. "The HFI -15Gs sound quality is second to none and most importantly, they can be enjoyed for hours without discomfort, fatigue, or hearing damage."

The HFI -15G has a MSRP of $109 and is available at Guitar Centers, Moog Music, Audio Midi.com, Bayview Pro Audio and Northern Sound and Light.

To request additional information or images of the HFI -15G, please contact PR Representative Brian Metcalf at (305) 576 -1171 x11 or by e -mail at brianmetcalf@maxborgesagency.com. To learn more about Ultrasone, go to www.ultrasone.com

About Ultrasone
Based near Munich, Germany, Ultrasone AG has been manufacturing headphones for the audio market for over 17 years, during which time the company has developed and applied for more than 60 patents for its innovative technology. The company's unique, patented S -Logic™ technology creates natural surround sound without the use of additional electronic devices. Ultrasone headphones represent a safer listening experience by reducing sound pressure on the ear drum by up to 40% and also by offering shielding from EMF radiation up to 98% through the use of patented ULE (ultra low emission) technology. For more information about Ultrasone headphones, go to www.ultrasone.com.

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