Pangea Audio Introduces Silver -Coated Copper Premium HDMI™ Cables Priced Far Below the Competition

Pangea Audio HD-24L delivers superior video signal clarity and transfer, even over extended cable runs

Grand Rapids, MI -February 18th, 2010 -Pangea Audio (www.pangeaaudio.com), delivering unprecedented value to the audiophile marketplace, has announced the introduction of a premium quality HDMI cable, the HD -24L. The HD -24L boasts high performance features such as silver -coated 24 -gauge signal conductors and triple shielding all at prices substantially lower than competitive products.


High Performance at Affordable Prices

Pangea HD -24L HDMI cable technology incorporates silver -coated copper conductors that provide superior video signal clarity and transfer, even in long cable runs. Additionally, the quality of the copper conductors is two grades above what is typically found in cables anywhere near the HD -24L's selling price. Pangea HD -24L is triple -shielded for maximum RFI and EMI rejection, and it employs advanced nitrogen gas -injected dielectric wire insulation along with type A HDMI connectors featuring corrosion -resistant gold -plated contacts and a two -shot custom designed molded connector body. Cable lengths above 3 -meters have a CL -3 rated PVC cover for in -wall installation and all lengths less than 4 -meters feature a durable braided jacketing that protects the cable's exterior from damage.

Technical Data

Pangea HD -24L is a high -speed HDMI cable: 340 -MHz (10.2 -Gbps) category 2 -certified for HD signals up to 1080p and higher. It supports 10 -bit, 12 -bit & 16 -bit deep color depths for stunning rendering of over one billion colors in unprecedented detail - plus "x.v.Color™" which removes current color space limitations and enables the display of any color viewable to the human eye. The ultra -wide bandwidth specification supports Tru 24 fps, and 120 Hz refresh rate.

On the audio side, Pangea supports high -bandwidth uncompressed digital audio and all currently available compressed formats such as SACD, DVD -Audio, Dolby Digital and DTS, plus adds additional support for new lossless compressed audio formats such as Dolby TrueHD, DTS -HD Master Audio™ and other formats.* Pangea supports 192 kHz/24 -bit audio signal transfer and is fully compatible with Blu -Ray DVD player, HDTV and other high -resolution video devices.

*Note: Other supported audio formats include: PCM (2/5/7* -channel), AC -3, E -AC -3, MPEG1 -layerI, MPEG1 -layerII, MP3, MPEG2, AAC LC, HE -AAC, HE -AAC v2, DST (as used in SACD), DSD (as used in SACD), ATRAC, WMA pro, & MLP (as used in DVD -Audio)

Pangea Audio Features/Specifications

24 -gauge audio & video signal conductors
Silver -coated copper conductors for superior video signal clarity and transfer -even in long runs
Triple -shielding for maximum RFI and EMI rejection
Advanced nitrogen gas -injected dielectric wire insulation
High -speed HDMI, 340 -MHz (10.2 -Gbps) category 2 -certified for HD signals up to 1080p and higher
Gold -plated type A HDMI connector with corrosion -resistant contacts
Two -shot custom designed molded connector body
Flexible connector strain relief
Highly flexible conductor design
Lengths under 4.0M: Braided jacket covering protects cable cover from damage, scuffing and cracking -lengths above 3.0M: PVC cover is CL -3 rated for in -wall installation
Supports 10 -bit, 12 -bit & 16 -bit deep color depths for stunning rendering of over one billion colors in unprecedented detail
Supports x.v.Color™ which removes current color space limitations and enables the display of any color viewable to the human eye.
Incorporates automatic audio synching (lip sync) capabilities
Supports high -bandwidth uncompressed digital audio and all currently available compressed formats such as SACD, DVD -Audio, Dolby Digital® and DTS®, plus adds additional support for new lossless compressed audio formats such as Dolby TrueHD, DTS -HD Master Audio™ and other formats*
Ultra -wide bandwidth specification supports Tru 24 fps, and 120 Hz refresh rate
Supports 192 kHz/24 -bit audio signal transfer
Fully compatible with Blu -Ray DVD player, HDTV and other high -resolution video devices

Pangea HD -24L HDMI cables are available now through authorized dealers and through their exclusive online/catalog retailer (www.audioadvisor.com). HD -24L cables range in price and size -from the 0.5 meter cable with a MAP of $17.99 to the 15 meter cable with a MAP of $169.99.

All dealer inquiries, please contact: www.wsdistributing.com

HDMI, the HDMI Logo and High -Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC

About Pangea Audio: Pangea Audio (www.pangeaaudio.com) is dedicated to bringing the world fine audio at sensible prices. Pangea products are based on the designs of engineer Jay Victor, holder of approximately 40 patents for cable geometry and connector design. Victor was instrumental in developing literally hundreds of audio products over approximately five years for prestigious brands. His prior background includes 12 years of intensive engineering work on such devices as x -ray cables and wire harnesses, proprietary connector design, and scientific test instrument design. All Pangea Audio cable designs are engineered and evaluated using sophisticated test instruments. However, all final design decisions are made only after intensive listening tests and comparisons with reference designs.

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