SOURCE: PURE

Pure

November 05, 2012 08:00 ET

Pure Announces Availability of Sensia 200D Connect, the Revolutionary Touchscreen Music Streaming and Radio System

Wirelessly Play Music and Radio From Your Handheld iOS or Android Device With 'Pure Stream'

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Nov 5, 2012) - Pure -- the world leading maker of music streaming and radio systems -- announces the availability of Sensia 200D Connect, the revolutionary touchscreen music streaming and radio system. Sensia 200D Connect (MSRP $449) delivers high performance, room-filling audio, one touch and timed USB recording, and 'Pure Stream'1, which allows Android and iOS users to sit back and wirelessly play music and radio in great quality audio on their Sensia.

Listen to a world of audio: Stream thousands of internet radio stations and on demand programs through Pure Connect, Pure's online portal (www.pureconnect.com); music stored on a home computer; ambient sounds; or simply listen to FM radio, and in the future, listen to millions of songs through Pure Music2. Additionally this January 2013, Sensia 200D Connect will be seamlessly integrated with Pure Tag3.

The 5.7" color touchscreen displays visuals relevant to the audio, including internet radio slideshow4 and album artwork. Users can also view weather reports, Twitter feeds, Facebook updates, RSS feeds and photos via Wi-Fi or Picasa. The advanced user interface delivers smooth scrolling lists fast keyboard entry and responsive search facilities, which all make for a truly absorbing experience.

Sensia 200D Connect supports instant and timed recording of live internet radio to USB memory stick. Users simply touch the 'record' button on the touchscreen or the dedicated 'record' button on the remote control or up to three timers can be set to record regular programs.

Sensia 200D Connect brings music to life using the latest audio technology and Pure's heritage of audiophile tuning. Delivering 30 watts of clear digital sound via DSP tuned high efficiency class-D amplifiers and in-house custom designed full-range speakers, Sensia 200D Connect has impressive stereo separation and completely immersive, room-filling sound. Sensia 200D Connect includes both bass and treble controls for users to set up the audio to their own preference.

Available this week in striking black or white versions, Sensia 200D Connect is destined to be a central feature of any room with its distinctive, elliptical shape. A moulded stand is supplied, which allows the user to angle the radio to an optimum viewing position and a matching remote control completes the look.

Other features include an input for an iPod/MP3 player; two fully featured alarms; countdown timer; sleep timer and a headphone socket. Add the optional rechargeable $49 Pure F1 ChargePAK to listen to internet content anywhere within range of the Wi-Fi network or to FM radio when out of range. In addition to Pure Music and Pure Tag, Sensia 200D Connect will support several other exciting streaming features in the coming months. More details being released soon.

For more information, please visit www.pure.com/us.

About Pure
Pure is a world leading consumer electronics manufacturer and leads the way in music streaming and radio systems and entertainment cloud services with the Pure Connect portal www.pureconnect.com. Designed and engineered in the UK, all of Pure's products are manufactured with the environment in mind and at ethically audited facilities. Pure is a division of Imagination Technologies Group plc. See www.pure.com/us.

(1) Pure Stream is based on DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) technology. Pure Stream is also available on One Flow and new products will be added to the range in the following months, including Contour 200i Air. Accessed via the free Pure Connect iOS and Android Apps, Pure Stream allows users to sit back and wirelessly play music stored on their personal device, plus all the cloud-based music and radio content available on the App. The Pure Lounge website and apps have been rebranded to 'Pure Connect' in preparation for some forthcoming exciting new product and service announcements (www.pureconnect.com).

(2) Pure Music is Pure's cloud-based on demand music service and is available to users in the UK for a monthly subscription of £4.99, with an international roll out to follow during 2012/2013; the Pure Connect iOS and Android Apps are currently free to download for a limited period.

(3) Pure Tag is a free service that will allow users to tag tracks they hear on the radio and purchase or bookmark them to discover more about the artist and their back catalogue. Sensia 200D Connect also features a handy 'Tag' button on its supplied remote control.

(4) Depending on the broadcaster

Contact Information

  • US Press Contact
    Melanie Lombardi
    LEWIS PR for Pure
    415 432 2421
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    UK Press Contact
    Vicky Hewlett
    Pure
    +44 (0)1923 260 511
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