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CES 2013: When flat sound is good sound



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At next week’s Consumer Electronics show in Las Vegas, Soundmatters, maker of high-quality, portable speakers founded by former NASA engineer/audio legend Dr. Godehard Guenther, will show a new ulta-flat soundbar.

The DASH7 über-flat ¾ inch-high wireless pocket-portable Bluetooth soundbar speaker system and speakerphone promises huge sounding wide dynamic range omnidirectional sound in a thin size thatslides into the slimmest purse or jacket pocket. To be shown at the Soundmatters Booth #5829, iLounge РNorth Hall, the DASH7 soundbar/speakerphone features a new 5th generation twooferand BassBattery for true high-fidelity sound and an angled stand for direct on-axis high resolution music for a great soundstage with better stereo separation for serious music listeners.

Sleek and sexy and available in vibrant red, arctic white, midnight black, and steel silver, DASH7 provides world-class sound for iPads, smartphones, laptops, guitars and more in a slim pocket-sized package

40% Smaller than its foxLv2 Sibling Ultimate Audio Upgrade for Tablets, Smartphones, Laptops

The inventor of the first truly high performance small portable Bluetooth speaker in 2008 with their little foxL (TIME Magazine’s ‚”Top Ten Gadget of the Year‚”) and supplier of audio technology to the top-selling Jambox, Soundmatters created the thin DASH7 with characteristically wide bandwidth, remarkable bass, clear open highs, and loud sound (like earlier foxLs), but with 40% less internal size than the already tiny foxLv2. In addition, DASH7 fits beautifully below an iPad or other tablet without blocking your view, providing omnidirectional sound for watching movies and music videos for the ultimate audio upgrade for tablets, smartphones and laptops.

DASH7 Features:

· Slim beautiful design.

· Four colors: vibrant red, arctic white, midnight black, and steel silver.

¬∑ Unique ¬æ‚” height lets you nestle the DASH7 beautifully below your tablet.

· Omnidirectional sound for watching movies or music videos.

· Included case turns into an angled stand for even higher resolution on-axis listening.

· Extended Bluetooth range.

· Noise cancelling speakerphone.

· Sub output allows you to add the optional foxLO, the travel-size powered subwoofer small enough to fit in a quart-size baggie.

· High power international USB Charger Kit (US/EU/AU/UK), powerful enough to charge your tablet.

Pricing & Availability

DASH7 is priced at $249 MSRP, $219 MAP in the U.S, available in late January in red and white, and February in black and silver through select online retailers, including,,,, and more, as well as through the Soundmatters site In addition, two foxLv2 aptX Bluetooth models starting at $199 are also available, along with the foxLO, the palm-sized powered subwoofer for foxL and Jambox.