Boston Acoustics Debuts The Horizon Trio, A Premium Tabletop CD Radio Music System

Trio Joins the Company's Horizon Line of High Performance Tabletop Music Systems; Features Slot-Loading CD Drive, Plus Boston's Unique "P.O.P." Approach to Color & Personalization

LAS VEGAS, January 8, 2009 - - Boston Acoustics, Inc., a world -renowned manufacturer of high performance loudspeakers and a longtime leader in the premium tabletop radio category, is proud to announce it is expanding its popular line of Horizon tabletop music systems with the addition of the Horizon Trio (MAP: $499.99), a compact stereo CD radio system that combines the best qualities of a CD player and speaker system with an LCD digital alarm clock and AM/FM tuner in a single unit. To expand the Horizon Trio's capabilities even further, users may purchase an optional HRD -i iPod Dock (MAP: $49.99).

Fresh One -Piece Cabinet Design Reflects Boston Acoustics' "Play Smart™" Attitude
Like all Horizon tabletop music systems, the new one -piece Trio features a unique "soft touch" cabinet design and molded controls, soft blue backlighting, and a perforated metal front grille. These features reflect Boston Acoustics' "Play Smart" attitude that combines contemporary design with extraordinary performance. The slot -loading CD drive allows CD and MP3 playback and the unit's precision AM/FM tuner provides noise -free reception of even the weakest stations.

High Performance Speakers, Plus BassTrac® for Clean, Rich, Low Frequency Response
The stereo Trio model features dual high performance 3 ½ -inch full -range speakers, for clean full range performance and room filling sound. Line and stereo headphone outputs add to the convenience and flexibility, along with dual independent alarm clocks with sleep timers. For outstanding audio performance, Trio features advanced BassTrac® audio processing for clean bass at all listening levels. Further enhancing audio quality, Trio features full -range drivers and dual independently tuned acoustic chambers, all of which contribute to a very expansive sound from a relatively small unit.

Creature -friendly 360o "Sn -o -o -o -o -o -ze" Bar
Like all Horizon radios, the Trio features Boston Acoustics' creature -friendly snooze bar. The entire front aluminum trim of the radio is a touch -sensitive snooze bar, which lets sleepy users activate the alarm clock snooze function by simply touching any part of the aluminum trim. With this snooze bar users never again have to worry about fumbling around in the dark to find the snooze button - which means more sleep and less stress!

Make It Your Own with Boston Acoustics P.O.P.
Horizon "color -centric" tabletop radios come in either a midnight or mist finish with matching perforated metal grilles. However, to make it easy for customers to individualize the look of their Boston Horizon radios and match them perfectly to the décor of any room in the house, today or anytime in the future, they all feature Boston Acoustics' new Personal Options Plan (P.O.P.) design concept. P.O.P. lets users customize the look of their radio by offering optional metal grilles available in a wide variety of colors, including Glacier, Rosebud, Onyx, Pearl Gray, Caramel, Chocolat, Spanish Moss, Olive and Chili Pepper. To purchase a new grille, customers can simply visit the Boston Acoustics website ( and select the color of their choice or contact those dealers that will be stocking the grille color options.

The new Horizon Trio joins the Boston Acoustics line of popular Horizon radios, including the mono model Horizon Solo (MAP: $99.99) as well as the stereo model with built -in iPod dock, Horizon Duo -i (MAP: $199.99). Each offers a unique combination of "hip -smart" visual appeal, extraordinary audio, and advanced creature -friendly features.


About Boston Acoustics
Founded more than 25 years ago, Boston Acoustics is a world -renowned leader in high -performance loudspeakers, tabletop radios and advanced car audio systems. Today, the company's "Play Smart" attitude is reflected in its hip -smart approach to product design, which allows customers to enjoy high performance audio while expressing their personal style and tastes with an element of fun. For more information on the company's full range of advanced products, please visit

About D&M Holdings Inc.
D&M Holdings Inc. is a global operating company providing worldwide management and distribution platforms for premium consumer, automotive, commercial and professional audio and video businesses including Denon®, Marantz®, McIntosh® Laboratory, Boston Acoustics®, Snell Acoustics, Escient, Calrec Audio, Denon DJ, D&M Professional and D&M Premium Sound Solutions. Our technologies improve the quality of any audio and visual experience. iPod is a registered trademark of Apple Inc. All other product and brand names with a trademark symbol are trademarks or registered trademarks of D&M Holdings, Inc. or its subsidiaries. For more information visit

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