H2O Audio® for iPod ® nano Gen 2 Available in Stores for the Holidays Providing Waterproof and Abrasion Protection for Apple® iPod nano Gen 2 Players
San Diego, CA – November 28, 2006 – H2O Audio, the leading provider of adventure sport housings and headsets for Apple iPod and other mp3 players, announced today that it has begun shipping its new H2O Audio for iPod nano Gen 2. The H2O Audio for nano Gen 2 players is the latest addition to H2O Audio’s proven and globally popular line of adventure sport accessories for iPod music players.
H2O Audio for iPod nano’s compact and durable form-fit case perfectly compliments the Gen 2 nano’s slim-line design and ensures users will be to combine their passion for music with their love of adventure water sport activities, regardless of outdoor conditions or recreational environments.
“Apple introduced the new nano Gen 2 player a little more than a month ago and due to the increased memory capacity and new color/style options the demand has rocketed,” said Kristian Rauhala, CEO of H2O Audio. “H2O Audio is the first company to come forward with a truly waterproof solution for the Gen 2 nanos and we are delighted to offer it along side our popular waterproof Gen 1 housing to keep nanos dry and in the thick of the action this winter.”
The H2O Audio for iPod nano Gen 2 compliments the 2006 line of H2O Audio products and is packaged with a new emphasis on options and affordability. The Gen 2 housing ships with a ready to wear armband and H2O Audio offers accessories including its patented (and industry standard) waterproof headphones as well as a swim belt for off the arm extended water wear. Both the headphones and housing are compatible with all major brand gear.
H2O Audio for iPod nano Gen 2 leverages the company’s patent pending engineering and design technology including: its durable “elastomeric” diagonal T-seal providing absolute waterproof protection as well as its unique full-function Commander ™ scroll -wheel assembly that provides users with ready access to all of the Gen 2 iPod nano’s proprietary click wheel ™ functions even when submerged in up to ten feet of water.
H2O Audio for nano features include: • Secure waterproof housing for Apple iPod nano Gen 2 players rated to 10ft. (3m) • Housing is compatible with a wide range of standard headsets and provides assured waterproof protection when used with H2O Audio patented waterproof headphones • Patented easy-access Commander ™ scroll -wheel assembly provides ready control of iPod nano command functions • Custom form-fit case compliments iPod nano’s compact design • Unique, durable “elastomeric” diagonal T-seal for absolute waterproof protection • Full view Menu screen • Extreme impact and scratch protection • Water, wind, dust and sand safe • Secure armband for carefree mobility Pricing and Availability
For a hi-res (print ready) look at the new waterproof nano Gen 2 housing, please visit: http://h2oaudio.com/press/download/Sub_nano2.jpg (large photo format may take a moment to open). MSRP for the H2O Audio for iPod nano Gen 2 housing is USD $79.95 (sport arm band included). H2O Audio waterproof headphones are available and sell for USD $39.95. All H2O Audio products and accessories for Apple iPods and mp3 players are available at Apple Stores worldwide, Fry’s Electronics, local surf/wake stores, RCS, J&R and other retailers and dealers globally, as well as from the H2O Audio eStore at www.h2oaudio.com
About H2O Audio
H2O Audio is the leading provider of waterproof housings, headsets, and accessories for Apple iPod and mp3 players, supporting use in water, snow and other extreme environments. H2O Audio provides patented adventure sport solutions that allow consumers to significantly enhance their action sports experience. For more information about San Diego-based H2O Audio please visit www.h2oaudio.com.