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ION ANNOUNCES BLUETOOTH-ENABLED VERSIONS OF THE POPULAR TAILGATER AND BLOCK ROCKER SPEAKER SYSTEM

Tue, January 10, 2012


New speakers both include wireless technology, a powerful speaker and a host of inputs for other devices

Cumberland, R.I. (Jan. 10, 2012)–ION Audio, a leader in consumer audio and entertainment technology, introduces TAILGATER BLUETOOTH and BLOCK ROCKER BLUETOOTH, a pair of rugged, compact speaker systems for Bluetooth music players, microphones and instruments. Attendees can get a first look at TAILGATER BLUETOOTHand BLOCK ROCKER BLUETOOTH at booth #12442 during the Consumer Electronics Show taking place January 10–13, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

TAILGATER BLUETOOTH and BLOCK ROCKER BLUETOOTH are all-in-one portable sound systems that include a speaker, an amplifier, audio inputs, an AM/FM radio, and wireless Bluetooth technology, all in a durable cabinet. The TAILGATER BLUETOOTH has handles for easy transport, and BLOCK ROCKER BLUETOOTH features wheels and a retractable handle, making it as easy to tote as a piece of luggage.

With Bluetooth capability, both new speaker systems allow you to keep your iPad, iPhone, or other Bluetooth-enabled device right by your side as you crank up your music over a powerful 20-Watt speaker. Enhanced bass output provides full, crystal clear music. News addicts and sports lovers can listen to their favorite radio station or to the big game using the built-in AM/FM radio, and both TAILGATER BLUETOOTH and BLOCK ROCKER BLUETOOTH also feature a built-in battery that will provide up to eight hours of nonstop music. A high-quality microphone is also included with both systems.

“These enhanced versions of our acclaimed TAILGATER and BLOCK ROCKER speaker systems give people the freedom to enjoy their music wirelessly in almost any environment,” said Wendy Mittelstadt, ION Product Manager. “TAILGATER and BLOCK ROCKER BLUETOOTH are great because either one allows you to join the party and keep control of the music.”

iPod and iPad are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Bluetooth is a registered trademark of Bluetooth SIG.