SOURCE: Blue Raven Technologies

August 13, 2007 09:55 ET

Blue Raven Launches New iPod & iPhone Speaker System With 70W of Digital Audio Power for $199

Maestro 1070 Is First in a Series of iPod & iPhone Docking Speakers That Provide High Performance Audio Playback Without a Stereo System

WILMINGTON, MA--(Marketwire - August 13, 2007) - Blue Raven Technology (, a leading provider of video consumer electronics and iPod audio products and accessories, today introduced the Maestro 1070, a one-piece iPod and iPhone speaker and docking station for 70 watt digital audio playback. The Maestro 1070 is the first in a series of iPod docking and sound systems Blue Raven will launch in 2007, including two-piece speaker systems; Bluetooth enabled iPod speakers and noise cancelling headsets.

The Maestro 1070 has a suggested retail price of $199 and is available immediately through CompUSA, PC Mall, MacMall, e-Cost,,,, Pro Advantage, Ingram Micro distributors, as well as at

"We see a large gap in the marketplace for high performance iPod speakers, that have the flexibility to play to and from other devices, at a reasonable price," said Blue Raven's President Glen Kashgegian. "Most of the iPod speakers out there are trading on brand name and cache -- we believe that there is a large consumer segment that will do their homework on the audio quality of each unit and choose wisely to get real value."

About the Maestro 1070

The Maestro 1070 has 70 watts of total power, with one 5" center subwoofer and two 3" satellite speakers. The product has a universal dock for use with any dockable iPod that also charges the iPod when on. Consumers can connect almost any other audio device to the unit with the auxiliary in port, and can output videos for display on a TV. The Maestro also comes with a 12-key remote for across the room control. The product comes in black or white, weighs about 18 lbs., and is 17.75" x 7.25" x 7.5".

The Maestro 1070 has been tested to be "dockable" and is fully compatible with the new Apple iPhone, including the use of the Maestro remote to control play lists and music selection via the iPhone's iPod menus. The Maestro will also charge the iPhone while docked, including during music playback.

About Blue Raven

Blue Raven Technology, Inc., is a world class provider of third party services to include out-of-warranty service parts and depot repair services as well as consumer-friendly iPod audio and video personal electronics products, including MP4 players, MP3 and gaming products accessories. With more than 22 years' experience in servicing consumer electronics products, the Company provides award-winning after-market support to the world's largest electronics retailers and customer service companies. Blue Raven is the largest independent supplier of genuine Apple, Compaq, HP, Toshiba, eMachines, Gateway and Sony parts in the U.S. The company stocks over 60,000 service and retail parts, and has repaired over 200,000 notebooks for some of the largest national retailers. Blue Raven also offers a complete range of unique and consumer-friendly portable video, iPod audio, and accessory products directly through its retail channel. For more information on Blue Raven products and technologies, please visit

Blue Raven, Blue Raven Technologies and Maestro 1070 are trademarks of Blue Raven Technologies, Inc. All other products and services mentioned are products of their respective companies.

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