Ultrasone’s Edition 8 & Zino Now Shipping

The world’s finest special edition and portable headphones have shipped to retailers across the United States and Canada

ultrasone_logo_on_white_background_4c.jpgWildomar, Calif. – (September 2, 2009) – Ultrasone Inc., distributor for German headphone manufacturer Ultrasone AG, is pleased to announce its shipping both the Edition 8 and Zino headphones to North American retailers.

The Edition 8 is a stunningly elegant, black and silver closed-back headphone that employs Ultrasone’s latest S-Logic™ Plus technology that results in an impartial acoustic feeling that allows the listener even more of a spacious tonal perception. Designed with the audio connoisseur in mind, the interior ear cups are covered in fine Ethiopian sheepskin, which provides the most isolation of any leather, while the outer ear cups are covered in Ruthenium, known for its brilliant metallic sheen and durable properties. These special edition headphones contain MU-Metal shielding (ULE technology) that reduce the amount of radiation directed to the listener by up to 98%, as compared to conventional headphones. Each Edition 8 headphone is individually stamped with its own serial number & comes in a leather bag for storage and transportation. The Edition 8 headphones have a MSRP of $1,499 and are available at www.ultrasone.com, leading high-end audio dealers.

Ultrasone has given the Zino a sleek, modern look with gunmetal black, brushed aluminum ear cups and silver colored diamond-cut aluminum nameplates. Even though the Zino was designed for mobile applications, it features two powerful 40mm gold plated drivers, which are most commonly found in full-sized studio headphones. The Zino’s foldable design allows for easy storage and safe transportation in the included hard carrying case. Despite its small size, the Zino utilizes Ultrasone’s patented S-Logic™ technology. Rather than directing the sound to the listener’s ear canal, as most conventional headphones do, S-Logic technology employs decentralized drivers that direct audio to the listener’s outer ear. This technology not only gives the user a natural surround experience in a stereo headphone by utilizing the ear’s anatomy, but it also reduces sound pressure on the eardrums by an astonishing 40%. The Zino headphones have a MSRP of $129 and are available at www.ultrasone.com, Amazon.com, headphonesolutions.com, soundearphones.com, Harmony Computers, RMC Audio, ALO Audio, Airport Wireless and other leading MI and consumer electronic retailers.

For additional information on Ultrasone’s Edition 8 or Zino headphone, please contact PR Representative Brian Metcalf at (305) 576-1171 x11 or by e-mail at brianmetcalf@maxborgesagency.com. To learn more about Ultrasone, go to www.ultrasone.com.

About Ultrasone
Based near Munich, Germany, Ultrasone AG has been manufacturing headphones for the audio market for over 17 years, during which time the company has developed and applied for more than 60 patents for its innovative technology. The company’s unique, patented S-Logicâ„¢ technology creates natural surround sound without the use of additional electronic devices. Ultrasone headphones represent a safer listening experience by reducing sound pressure on the ear drum by up to 40% and also by offering shielding from EMF radiation up to 98% through the use of patented ULE (ultra low emission) technology. For more information about Ultrasone headphones, go to www.ultrasone.com.

Media Contact:

Brian Metcalf
Max Borges Agency
(305) 576-1171 x 11
brianmetcalf@maxborgesagency.com

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