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Cobra Electronics Unveils 2012 Two-Way Radio Lineup at International CESNew Highly Affordable GMRS Radio Models Feature NOAA Weather Radio and Automatic Alert Capabilities (January 09, 2012)
LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwire) -- 01/09/12 -- 2012 INTERNATIONAL CES -- Cobra Electronics Corporation (NASDAQ: COBR), a leading designer and marketer of award-winning automotive, mobile and consumer electronics, today announced its new 2012 lineup of two-way radios on the eve of the 2012 International CES show in Las Vegas, Nevada. The entire 2012 family of market-leading two-way radio/GMRS (General Mobile Radio Service) products, slated for availability in March 2012, will be on display throughout the duration of 2012 International CES in Booth #9839 of the Central Hall in the Las Vegas Convention Center. The 2012 International CES event runs January 10-13, 2012.
Cobra's two-way radio product family for 2012 includes two exciting and powerful new models, the CXT135 and the CXT235. These highly affordable radios include advanced NOAA Weather Radio (NWR) and All Hazards Alert -- features previously only available on expensive high-end radio models. The new NWR feature allows listening to the NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards nationwide network of radio stations broadcasting continuous weather information directly from the nearest National Weather Service office. NWR broadcasts official Weather Service warnings, watches, forecasts and other hazard information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The new GMRS models for 2012 include:
- CXT135 -- This affordable new model includes advanced NOAA Weather Radio capabilities, making it the most economical weather radio on the market today. With a range of up to 16 miles, Power Saver circuitry for extended battery life, Call Alert, and rechargeable NiMH batteries, the new CXT135 is a powerful and affordable addition to Cobra's lineup. MSRP: $49.95.
- CXT235 -- The powerful CXT235 includes all the features of the CXT135, plus an extended range of up to 20 miles. It also features NOAA All Hazards Alerts providing loud audible alerting in the event of a weather alert or other emergency. The NOAA Alert feature activates an automatic alarm on the radio if NOAA sends a tone alert with the warning. The tone will activate an alarm on the CXT235, even if the audio is turned off. This is especially useful for warnings which occur at night when most people are sleeping. MSRP: $59.95.
The 2012 lineup also includes the CXT425, CXR725, CXR825 and CXR925 models, featuring maximum performance and range of up to 35 miles, advanced NOAA Weather and Emergency radio capabilities, rechargeable high-performance LiON batteries, desktop chargers, and much more.
About Cobra Electronics:
Cobra Electronics is a leading global designer and marketer of communication and navigation products, with a track record of delivering innovative and award-winning products. Building upon its leadership position in the GMRS/FRS two-way radio, radar detector and Citizens Band radio industries, Cobra identified new growth opportunities and has aggressively expanded into the marine market and has expanded its European operations. The Consumer Electronics Association, Forbes and Deloitte & Touche have all recognized Cobra for the company's innovation and industry leadership. To learn more about Cobra Electronics, please visit the Cobra site at www.cobra.com. Follow Cobra on Twitter at www.twitter.com/CobraElectronic and Like Us at www.facebook.com/CobraElectronics.
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