(image: JVC) JVC Riptidz HA-FX8 (US$9.95) / Gumy Plus HA-FX5 (US$9.95) / New Marshmallows HA-FX30 (US$14.95) / Marshmallows HA-FX36(US$19.95) | www.jvc.com
for those who think earphones are ‘expendable’ then, perhaps going for a pair of budget buds is the logical way to go. JVC announced four pairs of new in-ear headphones that are both trendy looking and extremely affordable. these quartet include a sweat-proof model (Riptidz HA-FX8), updated versions of its Gumy (Gumy Plus HA-FX5) and Marshmallow (HA-FX30/36) headphones in funky colors. perfect for those style conscious folks who just can’t resist matching their headphones’ color to their iPod Nano or even their daily clothing. among the quartet, the Marshmallow HA-FX36 is of a higher spec, sporting 11-mm neodymium drivers and features an inline remote control and microphone, compatible with iDevices and BlackBerry, for music control and as well as, answering of calls. the new JVC in-ear headphones will be available later this month with a price tag starting from just $9.95. official press release after the break.
[ad#Google Adsense-text-468×60] [toggle title_open=”Hide Press Release” title_closed=”Show Press Release” hide=”yes” border=”yes” style=”default” excerpt_length=”0″ read_more_text=”Read More” read_less_text=”Read Less” include_excerpt_html=”no”]JVC Updates and Expands Inner-Ear Headphone Line
WAYNE, NJ, September 12, 2011 – JVC today announced four new inner-ear headphones, offering a model to meet nearly everyone’s needs, including a sweat-proof model and new versions of the popular JVC Gumy and Marshmallow headphones available in colors that match the sixth generation iPod® nano®.
Riptidz – HA-FX8
The JVC Riptidz headphones feature a sweat-proof body and a secure fit, ideal for the active user. They meet the IPX-2 waterproof specification to ensure that dripping moisture won’t enter the earpiece. An 11mm driver unit delivers clean, clear sound, and for a custom fit the Riptidz comes with small, medium and large silicone earpieces. The headphones are offered in eight colors and have a 3.3-foot (1 meter) cord with a gold-plated iPhone®-compatible stereo plug.
The Riptidz are available this month for $9.95.
Gumy Plus – HA-FX5
The new HA-FX5 Gumy Plus is an inner-ear version of the top-selling JVC Gumy for those who prefer the inner-ear design over an earbud. The new Gumy Plus features a soft rubber body for a comfortable fit and good noise isolation, which ensures a better listening experience. To tailor the fit to each user, silicone earpieces in small, medium and large are included. It comes in eight colors – seven that match the iPod nano 6G, plus violet – and has a 3.3-foot (1 meter) cord with a gold-plated iPhone-compatible plug.
The new JVC Gumy Plus is available this month for $9.95.
New Marshmallows – HA-FX30
The new JVC HA-FX30 Marshmallow inner-ear headphones feature a secure and comfortable-fitting body with small and medium memory foam earpieces to provide superior sound isolation from background sound. Large 11mm driver units with powerful neodymium magnets deliver crisp sound.
The perfect companion for the 6th generation of Apple’s iPod nano, the HA-FX30 comes in a full range of matching colors – silver, black, blue, green, orange, pink and red – as well as a special violet edition. It comes with a 3.9-foot (1.2 meters) cord with a gold-plated iPhone-compatible plug.
The new HA-FX30 Marshmallow headphones are available this month for $14.95.
Marshmallow with Mic & Remote – HA-FR36
The new JVC HA-FR36 Marshmallow Remote + Mic headphones feature a built-in remote control and microphone and are designed for use with the iPod, iPhone, iPad™ and BlackBerry®. The user-friendly cord-mounted single-button control makes it easy to operate the play, stop and skip functions, and answer a phone call. A microphone for talking is built into the tiny remote control unit.
Two sets of earpieces – small and large – are included to provide a customized fit. Made from soft memory foam designed for hours of comfort for any wearer, these secure-fitting inner-ear headphones are less likely to fall out, and provide superior isolation from background sound as well as minimizing sound leakage.
The HA-FR36 headphones are available in eight colors. Seven of these match the colors of the iPod nano 6G, plus violet.
The HA-FR36 headphones incorporate powerful 11mm neodymium driver units that deliver full-bodied sound. The headphones come with a 3.94-foot (1.2 meters) cord and a gold-plated iPhone-compatible plug.
The new HA-FR36 Marshmallow Remote + Mic headphones are available this month for $19.95.
JVC Americas Corp. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of JVC Kenwood Corporation. JVC distributes a complete line of video and audio equipment, including high definition displays, camcorders, home and portable audio and video equipment, and mobile entertainment products. For further product information, visit JVC’s website at or call 1-800-526-5308.[/toggle]