Klipsh Audio Technologies
Klipsch announced at CES 2018 that its wireless speakers and amplifiers will support the Amazon Alexa Connected Speaker APIs.
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Monoprice, a favorite among tech enthusiasts for low-priced cables, adapters, and other assorted gear, seems to have run afoul of speaker maker Klipsch, who has sued the e-tailer for allegedly copying its Klipsch Energy Take 5.1 Speaker System. The story comes from CNET:
A few months ago, upstart online retailer Monoprice debuted its 5.1 Hi-Fi Home Theater Satellite Speakers & Subwoofer system at $249. The speakers aren't just similar to the Energy system, and they don't just have the same dimensions and sound quality. Other than the logos, the two systems
The Klipsch Group, whose portfolio includes the Klipsch, Jamo, Mirage and Energy brands, put its newly shipping lines on display last week, showing loudspeakers, electronics and headphones that it is marketing under the umbrella term “premium audio.” For Klipsch, new offerings ranged from the high-end Image and Custom lines of in-ear earphones to the company’s flagship Palladium loudspeaker line, eight years in development, which pays homage to company founder Paul Klipsch’s design philosophy, said Keith Claytor, public relations manager. The Image X10 ($349) qualifies as the world’s smallest earphone, said vice president of product development Mark Casavant. Five years of research, he
Klipsch announces last week that it will be expanding its high-end flagship Palladium speaker series, adding six new products to the existing P-39F floorstanding speaker. The new line consists of two floorstanders (P-38F and P-37F), a bookshelf speaker (P-17B), a center channel (P-27C), a surround speaker (P-27S) and a subwoofer (P-312W). The line is the product of more than a year of design work, the company said. “The entire Palladium family bears a sophisticated, modern design, incomparable craftsmanship and new proprietary technologies,” the Klipsch brand president, Mike Klipsch, said in a statement. “This new series is more than the ultimate expression
Circuit City said this week that it will soon begin carrying products from Klipsch, including the Klipsch and Energy brands. According to the AP, the products will be available in all Circuit City stores as well as the company’s Web site. What do you think of this move by Circuit City? Talk about it in the Dealerscope forums.
After selling its Reference Series speakers exclusively through specialty A/V storefronts since the line’s launch in 1999, Klipsch has authorized several retailers to sell the speakers online. The company selected Crutchfield (crutchfield.com), Vanns Electronics (vanns.com), ABT Electronics (abt.com), Amazon (amazon.com), OneCall (onecall.com) and Sound Distributors (sounddistributors.com) to sell the fourth generation of the line, which includes all models, from floorstanders to subwoofers. Paul Jacobs, president and COO of Klipsch Group said in a release that there were two major reasons behind this new strategy. First, over the past several years, the company has filed multiple lawsuits against unauthorized companies selling its products over