Califone® Launches PA419 iPhone/iPod -Compatible Wireless Portable PA System

The Califone PA419 Comes Equipped with an Apple-Approved iPhone/iPod Docking Station

SAN FERNANDO, Calif., August 9, 2011 - Califone® International, Inc. (www.califone.com), a leader in the design, development, and manufacturing of A/V products and accessories since 1947, is proud to announce the launch of the PA419 Wireless Portable PA System. Now shipping with an MSRP of $999, the versatile PA419 comes equipped with an Apple -approved iPhone/iPod docking station (an increasingly sought -after feature, according to a recently released survey).


"The PA419 is the ultimate all -in -one portable PA system, making it perfect for a plethora of applications, whether indoors or outdoors," said Tim Ridgway, VP marketing of Califone. "With the enormous amount of small, portable, and easily accessible digital media devices and mediums available today, the versatile PA419 boasts an iPod/iPhone dock, a USB Media Player, a CD/DVD player (with pitch control), and dual UHF Mic Receivers."

With its integrated 30W (RMS) built -in amplifier, the functional 16 -channel PA419 is perfect for audiences of up to 300 people in rooms up to 2,000 sq feet in Houses of Worship, meeting/conference rooms, gyms, dance/dining halls, tradeshows, and outdoor parties and events where a dynamic, lightweight (just 14.6 lbs.), and easy -to -use portable sound reinforcement system is required.

And with so many digital audio files now stored on iPods and iPhones, the convenience of the PA419 is its compatibility with iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPod Touch (first through 4th generations), iPod Classic, iPod Nano (1st through 6th generations), iPod Mini, and other iPod configurations.

"The PA419 has a 6.5 -inch, 4 ohm, full -range speaker which delivers crisp, clear audio over a wide dispersion area, while the multi -function yet easy -to -use and navigate control panel and included remote control have been designed for those without much technological know -how," added Ridgway. "The versatile and compliant 902 -928MHz, dual 16 -channel receiver makes it the ideal solution for nearly every application."

For more information on Califone® International, Inc., please visit califone.com, call 800 -722 -0500, or email Tim Ridgway, VP Marketing tim.ridgway@califone.com.

About Califone
Founded in 1947, Califone is a leader in the design, development and manufacturing of a full line of audiovisual and supplemental products for use in education, presentation and professional AV markets. Califone products exceed customer expectations in both installed and portable applications at houses of worship, corporate AV, schools, parks and recreation, government, and other commercial market segments as well.

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