LAS VEGAS, January 7, 2008 – Final Sound Solutions, a full-line developer and manufacturer of award-winning sound solutions for home theater enthusiasts and audiophiles, today announced the Final Sound HD System 8 family of audio solutions designed to meet the discriminating entertainment demands by consumers. The System 8 will initially include the Final Sound HD Receiver 201, the first compact virtual surround sound system to integrate high-end electrostatic speakers and a subwoofer for seamless integration.
Final Sound will demonstrate System 8 as well as their complete line of award winning electrostatic speakers that use their exclusive Inverter™ Technology at CES, held from January 7 - 10 at The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, NV (The Venetian Tower, Venetian 29 - 133; 29-135).
“With the growth of the home entertainment industry, consumers are demanding audio solutions that complement their flat panel digital lifestyle,” said Marc Mombourquette, general manager, Final Sound USA. “We are committed to providing audiophiles with light weight, flat, high-definition award-winning speakers. The HD System 8 family leverages our existing audio solutions with the latest developments in the home theater industry to create an entire range of cutting edge products that meets the acoustic and performance needs for home theater enthusiasts.”
The Final Sound HD System 8 family of products on display at CES will include:
Final Sound HD Receiver 201 – Cornerstone of the Final Sound HD System 8 family, is an ideal solution for anyone who wants a true cinema experience at home without the trouble of wiring up five or more speakers all over the room, combines a 75-Watt Audio/Video receiver with two high-definition electrostatic speakers and a subwoofer. This unique receiver combines a DVD/CD player, a quality 1080p video scaler, 75-watt receiver, and can create a virtual surround sound experience. The Final Sound HD System 8 also includes matching Final Sound Subwoofer (Final S95 subwoofer), but can also use two other models of Final Sound subwoofers.
Final Sound Subwoofer 95 – Designed to work with the new virtual surround sound receiver and the Final Sound line of electrostatic speakers. The S95 features an eight-inch down-firing driver. All the filter settings such as crossover, phase control, high pass, mid-base equalizer and full base management are integrated in the receiver and controlled through an on-screen display.
About Inverter Technology
With its exclusive Inverter Technology, Final re-engineered the way sound and power move across the face of the speaker. Traditional electrostat designs move the audio signal across the stator plates on each side of a Mylar diaphragm to “pull” the film and create the sound, the Final technology “inverts” that process by embedding the audio signal inside a sealed diaphragm. This creates sound energy that is stronger, clearer, far more responsive, and amazingly lifelike. The design of the new inverter enables speaker impedance to be substantially higher than traditional electrostats nominal 4 Ohm. This allows the use of smaller amplifiers - as low as 35 watts - to drive the speakers for the F90i and 75 watts for the F1000i. An important benefit of the Final Inverter technology is the separation of the high and medium-low tones, resulting in a far broader stereo image.
About Final Sound Solutions
Final Sound Solutions is a full-line manufacturer of the world’s lightest and flattest high-definition award-winning surround sound systems and speakers for home theater enthusiasts and audiophiles. Final’s mission is to bring flat panel digital lifestyle sound solutions to the home entertainment market allowing consumers having a matching high definition sound quality with their high definition video. Based in the Netherlands, the company has been an innovator in the development of advanced electrostatic speaker technology for the high-end audiophile market for more than a decade. The company completed work on breakthrough technology that created the first modular electrostatic speakers and in 2004, introduced its unique inverter technology, which completely eliminated the crossover distortion common to traditional cone speakers, creating the most natural, lifelike audio speakers in the home entertainment market. The patent for this inverter technology was granted in 2006. The company received funding and now is concentrating on broadening its distribution worldwide. For more information please visit the website: www.finalsound.com.
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