Elios™ New Architectural & Cinema Speaker Line Ships

ELAN's Innovative Comprehensive Line of Speakers Features Exclusive, Patent-Pending Nano-Coating Technology, Incredible Sound Performance & Never Before Seen Installation Efficiencies for the Custom Installer

LEXINGTON, KY - ELAN® Home Systems, a leading manufacturer of award -winning Multi -Room audio/video and home control systems, today announced that its groundbreaking new Elios™ Speaker Line of 19 high -performance in -wall and in -ceiling architectural and cinema speakers is now shipping to Dealers. The announcement was made by Bob Farinelli, ELAN's President and Chief Technology Officer.

Developed from the ground up in direct response to the needs of today's homeowners with very specific input from custom electronics professionals, Elios incorporates never before used technologies and one -of -a -kind mechanical designs into its entire line of speakers. In addition, each Elios speaker is voiced in multiple real life -listening environments and installations, and over 100 select Dealers pre -auditioned Elios Speakers in March during a limited "Audition Phase" for the product line.

Buttons Clark, a 27 year industry pro in Chesapeake, Virginia, installed and tested Elios speakers as part of the ELAN audition in a home theater setting. "I have worked with a dozen speaker manufacturers at Buttons Audio and Video and I can say that nothing comes close to the performance and value of the Elios line," said Mr. Clark. "These speakers are easy installs with a sound quality that was very satisfying. In our tests, the bass was powerful and tight, the mid and high -mids had a very pleasing warmth, the highs literally sparkled and over a week of testing, the speakers warmed even further for a truly lush sound. ELAN really got Elios right."

An industry first and foremost among the array of Elios innovations is its new hybrid tweeter design, which gives Dealers and listeners a best of both worlds scenario. The design bonds a titanium / aluminum nano coating to a teteron dome substrate delivering the high frequencies, precision, speed and transient response of metal tweeters with the desirable smooth and silky sound of soft dome tweeters. Also unique to Elios is a completely new and improved drywall leg clamping system, which will provide Installers with the fastest, easiest, most reliable and trouble -free installation of any speakers on the market today. To view a real live demo on this or a few of the other major speaker innovations, see the links noted below.

"Elios is the highest performance, best sounding speaker line ELAN has ever shipped," said Mr. Farinelli. "In an economy where quality and value are of equal considerations for Dealers and their customers, Elios delivers. The line not only raises the bar on the science of whole house sonics, but on the ease of installation so Custom Contractors can offer the best possible sound with more efficient, cleaner installations."

The complete Elios line is now shipping with MSRPs ranging from $200 to $1,500 per pair. Designed to help Dealers on the sales front, a high -quality point -of -purchase display and limited -edition poster are also available from ELAN. All Elios speakers come with a Limited Lifetime Warranty.

About ELAN Home Systems:
ELAN Home Systems is a leading manufacturer of innovative, award -winning Multi -Room audio/video and home control systems. Based in Lexington, KY, the company's systems were the first to integrate audio, video, phones and third -party products to create a seamless, easy -to -use "whole house" experience. The company's unique products provide complete lifestyle, feature -rich solutions, yet can be configured to fit the specific needs of every homeowner. ELAN products are distributed through a comprehensive channel of select Dealers and Distributors throughout the United States, Canada and 58 countries worldwide. To learn more, visit www.elanhomesystems.com.

ELAN and Elios are trademarks of ELAN Home Systems, LLC, Lexington, Kentucky.

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Hi -res photos of ELAN's Elios Speaker Family and the Flagship E95C Elios Speaker are available at:
Elios Speaker Family - http://tinyurl.com/czxrcg
Flagship E95C Speaker - http://tinyurl.com/coantj

Exclusive Links to Elios New Technology Videos:
Elios Clamping System - http://tinyurl.com/d84mdp
Elios Grille Fit - http://tinyurl.com/debrlv
Elios Nano -Tech Tweeter - http://tinyurl.com/dzntt5

PLEASE NOTE - - ELAN's President and Chief Technology Officer, Bob Farinelli, is available for interviews and desk side briefings regarding the Elios Line. He is also available to provide expert quotes and bylined articles upon request. To schedule an interview or discuss article options contact Steven Style at 212 -465 -1290 or stevens@stylegroup.com

Press Contacts:
Cat Fowler
ELAN Home Systems
Lexington, KY
t) 859 -269 -7760
f) 859 -268 -2132
e) cfowler@elanhomesystems.com

Steven Style
The Steven Style Group
New York, NY
t) 212 -465 -1290
f) 212 -465 -1299
e) stevens@stylegroup.com

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