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Sony Debuts First PC Speaker With Dock for iPod / iPhone:

SRS-GD50iP 2.1ch Speaker System Delivers Rich, Powerful Sound

BERLIN -- (Marketwire) -- 09/02/09 --


-- Integrated 2.1 channel PC speaker system with dock for iPod / iPhone / iPhone 3G / iPhone 3GS

-- Dock, charge, play and synchronise iPod/iPhone with iTunes

-- Rich, powerful sound with 40W subwoofer and 2x10W satellite speakers

-- Wireless remote commander

Fill the room with powerful, Hi-Fi Sony sound -- whether you're using your PC or listening to your favourite iPod tunes.

Music, movies and games all sound great with the first 2.1 channel PC speaker system from Sony. Featuring a handy dock for your iPod, iPhone, iPhone 3G or iPhone 3GS, the SRS-GD50iP lets you enjoy Mac/PC or iPod sound sources whilst minimising desktop clutter.

Slip your iPod or iPhone into the stylish dock and charge your iPod's battery while you are synchronising with iTunes Library on your Mac or PC. Touch a button and switch effortlessly between PC/Mac, iPod/iPhone or other connected sound sources.

Whether you're enjoying music, movies or games through the computer speakers, you'll experience powerful, involving high-quality Sony sound.

Lower frequencies are handled by the 40W sub-woofer that features a large, long bass reflex duct for powerful bass. It's teamed with 2x10W satellite speakers to deliver a brilliantly detailed soundstage with crisp highs and smooth mids.

The stylish dock features convenient controls for power, volume, bass, synchronisation with iTunes and switch between the connected audio sources. Connections include a stereo mini plug for an MP3 player or other audio sources. There's also a headphone jack if you want to enjoy your favourite sounds in privacy without disturbing others.

Also included with the computer speakers, the handy remote commander controls power, mute, play/pause, volume, bass, song browse and select from iPod/iPhone, next/previous track and switch between the connected audio sources (iPod/iPhone, PC/Mac, MP3 or other source).

The SRS-GD50iP integrated PC speaker system/dock for iPod / iPhone is available now.

Specifications table:

FEATURES

On Cradle       Power button
                Bass button
                +/- knob for Volume and Bass
                Synch button to enable synchronisation with iTunes Library
                Display Button: to change audio source (PC/Mac,
                 iPod/iPhone, Line in (MP3 or other audio devices)
                Headphone jack
                Line in jack at the back
On remote       Power button
                Control button: volume, muting, bass
                Buttons to control iPod / iPhone: choose track through
                 browsing menu, forward, backwards, play, pause
                Display Button to change input (PC/Mac, Line-in,
                 iPod/iPhone music source)
Total 60W       Sub-woofer:   40W
                Satellite:    10W+10W
Frequency       Sub-woofer:  25Hz - 85Hz
 Range          Satellite:  85Hz - 20kHz
Satellite       Speaker Unit:    50mm
                Speaker Impedance: 8 Ohm
                Input power: 10W
                Max Input Power: 20W
                Sensitivity:  80dB/W/m
Sub-Woofer      Speaker Unit:120mm
                Speaker Impedance: 4 Ohm
                Input power: 30W
                Max Input Power: 60W
                Sensitivity:  84dB/W/m
Input           Stereo Mini jack x1
                USB jack x1
                iPod Connecter x1
Output          Headphone x1
Cable Length    AC Power Cord: 2m
                Connecting Cord(USB Cable)  1.5m
                Satellite Cable (Lch?Control Box/Rch?Control Box): 1m
                Sub-Woofer: 1.5m
Size            Satellite: Approx. W x H x D= 78x125 x95 mm
                Sub-Woofer: Approx. W x H x D=181x332 x216 (mm)
                Control Box: Approx. W x H x D=90x61 x161(mm)
Weight          Satellite: Approx. 420g(Lch)/420 g(Rch)
                Sub-Woofer: Approx. 3400g
                Control Box: Approx. 300g

Environmental Info

Sony is engaged in a constant review of its manufacturing, operational and business practices to ensure that its products are developed in an environmentally responsible way. This approach can broadly be divided into three areas:

Product

-- All seven models consume only 0.3W in Standby mode.

-- Over 85% power efficiency of amplifier block is achieved with the full digital amplifier, S-Master.

Process

-- Halogenated materials can pose a risk to the environment if disposed of improperly. To minimize this risk, halogen-free flame retardants are used in certain printed wiring boards.

-- Corrugated cardboard is not used for the packaging cushions. Packaging cushions are made from paper.

Planet

Sony is determined to lead the way as a responsible manufacturer, and as a result we are focussing on three key areas of investment:

-- Reducing CO2 gas emissions

-- Increasing the percentage of renewable energy used in manufacturing facilities

-- Minimising the resources used by our factories in manufacturing

About Sony:

Sony is a leading global innovator of audio, video, communications and information technology products for both the consumer and professional markets. Sony is renowned for its audio-visual products, such as the BRAVIA(TM) LCD High Definition (HD) television, Cyber-shot(TM) digital camera, Handycam® camcorder and Walkman® MP3 player as well as its VAIO(TM) personal computers and HD professional broadcast equipment, highlighted by the XDCAM(TM) HD. Offering a complete end-to-end HD value chain and with its electronics, music, pictures, game and online businesses, Sony is one of the world's leading digital entertainment brands, employing approximately 170,000 people worldwide.

Through its long-term football partnerships as an official sponsor of the UEFA Champions League until 2012, Official FIFA Partner until 2014 and global sponsor of the FIFA World Cup(TM) in 2010 and 2014, Sony is inspiring a sense of excitement for the millions of football fans around the world.

"Sony," "WALKMAN," "VAIO," "Cyber-shot," "Handycam," "BRAVIA" and "XDCAM" are registered trademarks or trademarks of Sony Corporation. All other trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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