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Sunfi re enable integrators
to select from value-driven
models to high-end units.
The subwoofers join the
Profi cient Protege Series and
are available worldwide from
authorized distributors.
The Profi cient subwoofers
expand on the Sunfi re
subwoofer designs to a build
a " new level of sound and
performance across every
model, " according to the
company. Triple drivers off er
rich, deep bass which is
suited for home theaters and
any room where music and
sound are enjoyed.
In the Profi cient Reference
Series, the FTEQ-12 Subwoofer
is the new fl agship
model, off ering " thrilling
bass and power, impeccable
sound and expert craftsmanship, "
says the company.
The FTEQ-12 features dual
active Kevlar High Back-EMF
drivers that are mounted in
an opposed confi guration to
cancel cabinet vibrations and
transfer all energy into the
room for high bass output.
Each driver is powered by
its own 1,000-watt amplifi er
enabling the subwoofer to
play frequencies down to
17Hz. The unit has a piano
black lacquer fi nish.
The newly expanded
Profi cient Signature Series
includes three subwoofer
models, the FRS-8, FRS10
and FRS-12. They off er
elegance and performance in
a space-effi cient, high-powered
design with a piano-black
lacquer fi nish, says
the company.
The Profi cient FRS
Subwoofer models feature
SpeakerCraft's latest off erings include a wireless audio kit
for fl exible placement.
High-Excursion Fiberglass
Cones that measure 8-, 10and
12-inches based on the
model. All provide automated
setup which makes it fast
and easy to confi gure the
EQ settings with the new
Profi cient Sub Station app,
and automatically correct for
acoustic room anomalies.
Jeff Shaw, senior director
of product management
for Nortek Control, adds,
" In addition to their design,
rich bass and audio quality,
we have maximized fl exibility
of every new Profi cient
Subwoofer with our optional
wireless audio kit and new
Sub Station Mobile App.
This allows dealers the total
freedom to place them anywhere
in a room to create
a heart-pounding, totally
immersive listening experience. "
VOXX
International, Sharp Set to Acquire Onkyo & Integra Brands
VOXX International Corp. and Sharp Corporation have begun
the process of acquiring assets from the Onkyo Home Entertainment
Corporation. The acquisition will provide VOXX, its
wholly-owned subsidiary Premium Audio Company, and Sharp
with ownership of the brands, intellectual property, engineering,
and manufacturing rights of the Onkyo and Integra brands.
Onkyo markets and sells a variety of products under the
Onkyo and Integra brands in home audio, lifestyle audio, hi-fi
components, and speaker systems, all of which VOXX will
now own. The proposed transaction was approved by Onkyo
shareholders on June 25 and was previously approved by
Onkyo's Board of Directors.
The total purchase price for the transaction is $30.8 million,
plus the assumption of certain liabilities and future payment
of commissions to Onkyo on certain product sales. Premium
Audio Company will own approximately 75% and Sharp will
own approximately 25% of the joint venture.
" This is another milestone for VOXX and our shareholders, as
we have aligned with a strong manufacturing partner in Sharp,
while adding powerful brands, products and engineering capabilities
to our Company. It will take time to ramp up production
and secure parts, given near-term industry headwinds, but
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VOXX's Premium Audio
Company and Sharp will
own a 75%/25% respective
split of Onkyo Home
Entertainment.
believe this transaction will
lead to signifi cant growth and
improved profi tability in the
years ahead, " says Pat Lavelle,
president and CEO of VOXX
International.
" In fi scal 2022, we anticipate
net sales of approximately
$50.0 million, with upside
thereafter as we leverage
our distribution domestically
and abroad. We look forward
to welcoming the Onkyo team to the VOXX family. "
Premium Audio Company will handle distribution worldwide
and will be responsible for all sales and marketing activities,
while Sharp will be responsible for manufacturing via its facility
in Malaysia. Further, VOXX International has entered into a
new licensing agreement with Pioneer Corporation, which will
allow Premium Audio Company to market and sell the Pioneer
and Pioneer Elite brands worldwide, excluding China.
The deal is subject to customary and regulatory closing conditions
and is expected to be fi nalized by the end of August.
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