SOURCE: iHome

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June 14, 2016 09:00 ET

iHome Introduces Weather Tough Speakers for the Most Rugged Adventurers

Portable Waterproof, Sand and Dustproof & Shockproof Rechargeable Wireless Speaker With Speakerphone Is Designed for the Toughest Environments

RAHWAY, NJ--(Marketwired - June 14, 2016) - iHome, a leader in award-winning speakers and portable devices, is letting outdoor enthusiasts bring music into the most punishing environments with its new line of Weather Tough Speakers. With wireless audio, 100% waterproof protection (IP67-rated) and rubberized military spec rated shockproof casing, this line of speakers can withstand drops, sand, dust, storms and the most severe outdoor elements.

iHome's designers have built these speakers to be the perfect portable music solution for outdoor excursions. Each Weather Tough speaker boasts a rugged cabinet, so it's free to join in on any journey and deliver the music adventurers crave. Two models recently launched - the iBT82 (MSRP $49.99) and iBT35 (MSRP $69.99) - and two later in June - iBT9 (MSRP $99.99) and iBT37 (MSRP $39.99).

Each Weather Tough Speaker comes loaded with technology. Bluetooth audio makes it easy to stream tunes or take a call in the outdoors, while speakerphone features include built-in microphone, echo cancellation and answer & end controls.

Additional features for each Weather Tough Speaker include:

  • iBT37 ($39.99)
    • Internal rechargeable battery for up to 8 hours of playing time
    • 1/4" threaded tripod mount on bottom of cabinet
    • Awarded "Best of CES 2016" by iPhone Life
    • Under half a pound so it can go anywhere you can
  • iBT82 ($49.99)
    • Internal rechargeable lithium ion battery for up to 14 hours of playing time
    • Incredibly light at under a quarter pound
  • iBT35 ($69.99)
    • Internal rechargeable battery for up to 8 hours of playing time
    • Aux-in jack
    • Carabiner clip with built-in bottle opener
    • LED indicators for battery charging and Bluetooth pairing
    • Just under 3 lbs
  • iBT9 ($99.99)
    • 1 Amp USB port to charge mobile devices
    • Powerful stereo amplifier with 2-full range speakers plus a passive radiator for added bass response
    • Internal rechargeable lithium ion battery for up to 12 hours of playing time
    • Lightweight: Weighs under half a pound
    • Aux line-in jack
    • 2 Amp USB/AC Adapter included

All models will be available direct from www.ihomeaudio.com, at select Bed Bath & Beyond, Best Buy, Target, and other retailers.

"We created our new line of Weather Tough Speakers with one goal: deliver high quality audio wherever the listener may be," said Evan Stein, Director of Marketing for SDI Technologies. "iHome is dedicated to delivering products that appeal to all consumers and these sturdy speakers are perfect whether you are hiking through rugged terrain or relaxing poolside."

For more information, please visit www.ihomeaudio.com.

About iHome

iHome was established in 2005 as a division of SDI Technologies, a company with over 60 years of consumer electronics innovation. The first iHome product introduced, an iPod-docking clock radio, was the top-selling iPod accessory for the year and firmly established iHome as the premier brand in the audio accessories market. Today, iHome remains the #1 selling brand in digital player speakers* with an impressive catalog of award-winning products.

iHome is currently pioneering a new area of connected consumer electronics with the release of its iHome Control line of smart home products. Compatible with Apple and Android portable devices, the first product in the series, the iHome iSP5 SmartPlug, is a launch partner with Apple's HomeKit smart home software. Their partnerships with Nest, Wink, Amazon Echo and Apple, iHome's line of SmartHome products offer the broadest compatibility in the market.

iHome's products can be found at retail and online locations in over 70 countries. For more information on iHome and its products, visit ihomeaudio.com, Facebook (facebook.com/iHome), or follow @iHome on Twitter.

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