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07 January 2014 | Posted in: Accessories / CES 2014 / Headphones / News Blog

JVC Announces New XTREME XPLOSIVES Series Headphones That Deliver Hard-Hitting Bass and Distinctive Rugged Styling

LAS VEGAS, January 7, 2014 – JVC today announced a new lineup of XTREME XPLOSIVES series headphones, including white around-ear and on-ear designs, as well as inner ear models. The signature rugged looks and durable construction of the XX series are all present, as are the heavy-duty Neodymium driver units and Extreme Deep Bass Ports that have made the XX series a favorite among music fans who like their bass delivered with a punch.

JVC HA-M55X

JVC HA-M55X

The popular HA-M55X and HA-S44X are now available in white, in addition to the already available black versions. These headphones assure full range sound quality through the use of extra-large neodymium driver units: 1.57” (40mm) for the on-ear HA-S44X, 1.97” (50mm) for the over-ear HA-M55X. The combination of the large driver units and the Extreme Deep Bass Ports is what gives the headphones their impressive bass performance. Click here to continue reading…

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07 January 2014 | Posted in: CES 2014 / Headphones / News Blog

JVC Announces Headphones Designed for Kids

LAS VEGAS, January 7, 2014 – JVC today announced new headphones designed specifically for children. The new JVC HA-KD6 headphones are an on-the-ear design, sized for kids and feature a volume limiter to prevent hearing damage. They’re available in four different bright color combinations and come with stickers so kids can personalize their headphones.

JVC HA-KD6 Headphones

JVC HA-KD6 Headphones

The HA-KD6 headphones are designed to fit children ages three and older. They come with a 2.62-foot (0.8m) cord, an ideal length for use with portable devices. A volume limiter prevents output volume from exceeding 85dB to prevent damage to young ears. Click here to continue reading…

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19 September 2012 | Posted in: Accessories / Headphones / News Blog

New JVC Lightweight, Foldable Headphones Feature Carbon Nanotubes Diaphragm

WAYNE, NJ, September 19, 2012 – JVC today announced the introduction of the HA-S400 on-ear headphones featuring 30mm neodymium driver units with carbon nanotubes for the ultimate in crisp, clear sound. Other key features include soft-cushioned ear pads for comfort and sound isolation, a compact three-way foldable structure for portability, and a lightweight design with a soft headband for comfortable extended listening. The HA-S400 is available in two colors – white or black.

JVC HA-S400

Carbon nanotubes diaphragms represent a breakthrough in headphone technology as the material provides a balance of strength and flexibility that cannot be matched by diaphragms made from either metals or plastics. Paired with 30mm neodymium driver units the nanotubes diaphragms enable the HA-S400 to deliver exceptionally crisp, detailed full-range sound, particularly in the mid-high frequency range, and vivid, deep bass.

The lightweight design and soft headband make the HA-S400 ideal for extended periods of use, while the unique three-way foldable structure makes the HA-S400 compact and portable. Additionally, the on-ear design helps to effectively block out background noise while also providing a comfortable fit with the soft cushioned ear pads. Other features include 1.2m cord with gold-plated iPhone-compatible slim stereo plug.

The new HA-S400 lightweight foldable headband headphones will be available in two colors in October 2012 for $39.95.

About JVC Americas Corp.

Headquartered in Wayne, New Jersey, JVC Americas Corp. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of JVC Kenwood Corporation. JVC Americas distributes a complete line of video and audio equipment for the consumer and professional markets. For further product information, visit JVC’s website.

 

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19 September 2012 | Posted in: Accessories / Headphones / News Blog

JVC Announces New Gumy Plus Inner-Ear Headphones

WAYNE, NJ, September 19, 2012 – JVC today announced new Gumy Plus headphones, the latest addition to the company’s popular Gumy line. Equipped with a one-button remote and microphone for use with iPhone, iPod, iPad, and Blackberry devices, the HA-FR6 Gumy Plus inner-ear headphones also feature a soft rubber body for a comfortable fit and 11mm neodymium driver units for great sound quality. The HA-FR6 is available in eight vibrant colors.

JVC HA-FR6

Designed for use with smartphones and other mobile devices, the HA-FR6 features a user-friendly in-line single-button remote control that makes it easy to play, stop, skip and answer a phone call, and a microphone built into the tiny remote control unit.

With its soft rubber body, the HA-FR6 headphones are comfortable, while color silicone earpieces are provided in three sizes for a secure fit and superior sound isolation from background noise. The 11mm neodymium driver units deliver powerful, punchy sound.

The HA-FR6 comes in eight colors – white, black, blue, green, orange, pink, red and violet. Every part of the body casing and the 3.3ft (1.0m) cord are perfectly matched. Completing the picture is a gold-plated iPhone-compatible slim plug.

The new HA-FR6 Gumy PLUS colorful inner-ear headphones will be available October for $14.95

About JVC Americas Corp.

Headquartered in Wayne, New Jersey, JVC Americas Corp. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of JVC Kenwood Corporation. JVC Americas distributes a complete line of video and audio equipment for the consumer and professional markets. For further product information, visit JVC’s website.

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10 January 2012 | Posted in: Accessories / CES 2012 / Headphones / News Blog

New JVC Inner Ear Headphones Are First With Carbon Nanotubes Diaphragms For Crisp, Full Sound

LAS VEGAS, January 10, 2012 – The world’s first headphones to use new carbon nanotubes technology were announced by JVC today.  The new JVC HA-FX40 inner ear headphones feature carbon nanotubes diaphragms that deliver clean, crisp sound.  Other key features include dual-layer housings for enhanced sound isolation, a rubber fitting stabilizer for a secure and comfortable fit, and a selection of earpieces to suit a wide range of ear shapes.

Carbon nanotubes diaphragms represent a breakthrough in headphone technology as the material provides a balance of strength and flexibility that cannot be matched by diaphragms made from metals or plastics.  When paired the large 8.5mm driver units in the HA-FX40, the result is exceptionally crisp, detailed full-range sound, particularly in the mid-high frequency range.

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10 January 2012 | Posted in: Accessories / CES 2012 / Headphones / News Blog

New JVC Sports Ear Clip Headphones Feature Mic & Remote

LAS VEGAS, January 10, 2012 – JVC today expanded its sports clip headphone line with the addition of a new model that features an in-line remote and microphone.  The new HA-EBR80 headphones are an earbud design with a unique adjustable ear clip that holds them securely in place.

The new HA-EBR80 headphones are ideal for the active user.  They feature a one-button remote control that makes it easy to operate the play, stop and skip functions, and answer a phone call that can be handled hands-free thanks to the built-in microphone.  The headphones are compatible with Apple and Blackberry devices.

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10 January 2012 | Posted in: Accessories / CES 2012 / Headphones / News Blog

JVC Expands Xtreme Xplosives Headphone Series With Two New Inner Ear Models

LAS VEGAS, January 10, 2012 – JVC today announced the expansion of its Xtreme Xplosives headphone series with the addition of two new inner ear models.  Both new headphones, the HA-FR201 and HA-FX101, offer powerful bass performance, a secure fit and the durability that characterizes the entire Xtreme Xplosives line.

The two new headphones are identical in specifications and performance, with the HA-FR201 adding an in-line remote control and microphone.  Shared features include JVC’s Extreme deep bass port that delivers strong bass reproduction, and a powerful 0.33-inch neodymium driver in each housing for clean, clear sound.  Silicone earpieces in three sizes are included to ensure a comfortable and secure fit, and to provide superior sound isolation and minimize sound leakage. Rubber protectors enhance durability, making the headphones ideal for active users.

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10 January 2012 | Posted in: Accessories / CES 2012 / Headphones / News Blog

JVC Announces New Lightweight, Foldable Headphones With “DJ Style” Monitoring

LAS VEGAS, January 10, 2012 – Easy single-ear monitoring, foldable design and a choice of four colors are all features of the new JVC Riptidz HA-S200 headphones.  The new headphones offer high quality sound reproduction in a light, foldable on-ear design that also offers a flip-up earpiece for “DJ-style” hands-free single-ear monitoring. 

The HA-S200’s are designed for those who want headphones that combine easy portability with high quality sound and good isolation from background noise. The HA-S200’s folding design makes them easy to pack, while their on-ear design and soft cushion ear pads provide excellent sound isolation.  Outstanding sound quality is ensured through the use of a powerful 30mm neodymium driver unit in each earpiece.  In addition, they feature a sleek, clean, contemporary design and a choice of four colors – black, red, violet and white.

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06 January 2011 | Posted in: Accessories / Audio / CES 2011

Xtreme Xplosives Headphone Line Announced by JVC

LAS VEGAS, January 6, 2011 – JVC today announced a new headphone series that is bold in design and performance. The new three-model Xtreme Xplosives, or XX, series combines aggressive new design with JVC’s traditional high-quality build and style to meet the needs of today’s music enthusiasts in comfort, sound and price.

The series includes an inner-ear headphone, on-ear model and an around-the-ear headphone. All three XX series models feature a bass port for outstanding bass reproduction, a durable rubber protector for impact protection and to help withstand heavy use, and a gold-plated 3.5mm stereo plug.

JVC HA-M5X

JVC HA-M5X

The most compact style in the line is the HA-FX1X inner-ear headphone, which features a 10mm diaphragm with neodymium magnet and superior sound isolation by including three different size silicone ear pieces. Ergonomically designed to provide comfort in any size ear, the HA-FX1X provides a snug, secure fit. The HA-FX1X also comes with a handy carrying case.

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21 September 2010 | Posted in: Accessories / News Blog

JVC Announces Two New Inner Ear Headphones For Active Users

WAYNE, NJ, September 21, 2010 – JVC today announced the addition of two new models to its line of inner ear headphones, both available in nine colors matching the iPod nano 5G. For the active user, JVC offers a new sports clip headphone, the HA-EBX5, which comes with soft rubber ear hooks for a secure and comfortable fit. Also new are the stylish HA-FX22 clear color headphones.

HA-EBX5

HA-EBX5

Designed for sports and active lifestyles, the splash-proof HA-EBX5 incorporate a soft rubber ear hook that fits around the outer ear to hold the earpieces comfortably in place. This makes the headphones ideal for exercise and fitness activities, as they remain secure and comfortable even during high-impact workouts. For discerning listeners, the 0.43-inch (11mm) neodymium driver unit provides crisp and powerful sound reproduction. The HA-EBX5 is available in a choice of nine colors — blue, black, orange, green, pink, red, silver, violet and yellow.

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02 September 2010 | Posted in: Accessories / News Blog

New JVC “Marshmallow” Headphones For iPod, iPhone and iPad Offer Remote Control and Mic

WAYNE, NJ, September 2, 2010 – A new addition to JVC’s popular Marshmallow headphone series features a built-in remote control and microphone, and is designed for use with the Apple iPod®, iPhone® and iPad™.

HA-FR50AThe new JVC HA-FR50 Marshmallow inner ear headphones include a remote that controls a variety of functions on the latest Apple portable devices and provide a comfortable fit and improved isolation from background noise. In addition, they’re available in four colors to match the iPod nano® 5G.

With official “Made for iPod, iPhone and iPad” status, the JVC HA-FR50 makes it more convenient than ever to use and enjoy these devices. During music playback, the intuitive controls on the headphones operate play, skip and search functions. The remote also controls volume and allows the user to make phone calls or take voice memos.

The earpieces come in two sizes to ensure a customized fit and are made from new, softer memory foam designed for hours of comfort for any wearer. The design and materials ensure a secure fit, and provide superior isolation from outside sounds while also minimizing sound leakage. These features make the headphones a fine choice for enjoying music over long periods of time. Performance is enhanced through the use of a powerful 0.33-inch (8.5mm) neodymium driver in each housing.

The headphones come with a 3.94-foot (1.2m) color cord and a gold-plated iPhone-compatible slim plug.

The JVC HA-FR50 Marshmallow headphone will be available in September 2010 for $39.95.

About JVC U.S.A.
JVC U.S.A., headquartered in Wayne, New Jersey, is a division of JVC Americas Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Victor Company of Japan Ltd. JVC distributes a complete line of video and audio equipment for the consumer and professional markets. For further product information, visit JVC’s website or call 1-800-526-5308.

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02 September 2010 | Posted in: Accessories / News Blog

JVC Announces New High-Performance, Lightweight Around-The-Ear Headphones

WAYNE, NJ, September 2, 2010 – JVC today announced the addition of a new high-performance model to its headphone line. The new JVC HA-S600 is a lightweight, foldable around-the-ear headphone that offers superior bass reproduction and soft memory foam ear pads that provide excellent isolation from background noise.

HA-S600BTo provide the best possible sound clarity and deep bass reproduction, the HA-S600 employs a bass-boosting port and a carbon compound diaphragm. This design structure ensures that sound pressure in the headphone housing is equalized, which results in superior performance.  Performance is further enhanced through the use of a 1.57-inch (40mm) neodymium driver unit.

The HA-S600’s around-the-ear design helps to block out background noise while also providing a comfortable fit thanks to the sound-insulating soft memory foam ear pads.

With its foldable design, the HA-S600 is easy to pack, while remaining lightweight and comfortable during extended use.  Other features include 3.94-foot (1.2m) cord with gold-plated iPhone®-compatible slim plug.

The JVC HA-S600 will be available in September 2010 in a choice of three colors – white, black and blue – for $49.95.

About JVC U.S.A.

JVC U.S.A., headquartered in Wayne, New Jersey, is a division of JVC Americas Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Victor Company of Japan Ltd. JVC distributes a complete line of video and audio equipment for the consumer and professional markets. For further product information, visit JVC’s website or call 1-800-526-5308.

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16 February 2010 | Posted in: News Blog / Press Coverage

Switched.com Recommends JVC Noise-Canceling Headphones

HA-NC250 Noise Canceling Headphone

HA-NC250 Noise Canceling Headphone

Tech blog switched.com, in answer to a reader’s query, recently recommended the JVC HA-NC250 noise canceling headphones. A reader was looking for “reliable, comfortable, easily portable pair of noise-canceling headphones that won’t break the bank.” Switched.com recommended the HA-NC250′s, citing the headphone’s feature and reasonable price.

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07 January 2010 | Posted in: Accessories / CES 2010 / News Blog / Press Kits / Press Releases

NEW JVC NOISE CANCELING HEADPHONES PROVIDE 90% NOISE REDUCTION

On-ear headphone features enhanced noise reduction technology, fold-flat design.

LAS VEGAS, January 7, 2010 - JVC today announced a new addition to its line-up of on-ear noise canceling headphones. The new JVC HA-NC260 headphones combine outstanding sound quality with advanced noise-canceling and isolation technologies to provide a superior listening experience.

The HA-NC260’s noise cancellation circuitry includes feedback technology that constantly monitors the noise cancellation process. As a result, the headphones eliminate up to 90 percent of extraneous background noise. This makes them a fine choice for enjoying music, and also for minimizing distraction by environmental noise in order to relax or concentrate more effectively.
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07 January 2010 | Posted in: Accessories / CES 2010 / News Blog / Press Kits / Press Releases

JVC EAR CLIP HEADPHONES OFFER SECURE FIT FOR SPORTS AND FITNESS ENTHUSIASTS

New HA-EB75 headphones feature an adjustable ear clip and three color choices.

LAS VEGAS, January 7, 2010 – Active music lovers looking for a secure-fitting headphone now have another option with the introduction of new JVC adjustable ear clip headphones, available in a choice of three colors.

Designed for sports and other active use, the affordable JVC HA-EB75 splash-proof headphones incorporate a soft rubber ear clip that fits around the outer ear to hold the earbud in place.  To ensure a comfortable and secure fit, the ear clip is adjustable, with a slide mechanism that offers five different positions to adjust to different size ears.
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07 January 2010 | Posted in: Accessories / CES 2010 / News Blog / Press Kits / Press Releases

JVC ADDS IN-EAR HEADPHONE TO PREMIUM BLACK SERIES

New HA-FXC80 “Tri-form” headphone combines high performance with comfort.

LAS VEGAS, January 7, 2010 – JVC today announced the addition of an in-ear model to its premium Black series headphone line.  The new HA-FXC80 headphone combines advanced materials and JVC’s Micro-HD driver with a unique design that offers comfort and a secure fit.

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07 January 2010 | Posted in: Accessories / CES 2010 / News Blog / Press Kits / Press Releases

JVC GOES WILD WITH “DESIGNED FOR FASHIONISTA” ANIMAL PRINT HEADPHONES

New headphones offer Dalmatian, leopard and zebra patterns.

LAS VEGAS, January 7, 2010 For those who find that color-coordinating their headphones with the day’s outfit doesn’t quite cut it anymore, JVC offers a new, more adventurous option for the fashion-obsessed – animal print inner ear headphones.

The new JVC HA-FXP3 Designed For Fashionista inner ear headphones, announced today, will be available next month in four popular animal print patterns: Dalmatian, leopard, zebra stripe and pink zebra stripe.  Designed for fashion-conscious women, they are perfect for accessorizing or simply for standing out in the crowd.  A secure, comfortable fit is assured with three different sizes of silicon earpieces supplied: medium, small and extra-small, reflecting the smaller average size of women’s ears. Snug-fitting headphones are not only less likely to fall out, they also provide better isolation from outside sounds, and minimize sound leakage.
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07 January 2010 | Posted in: CES 2010 / Corporate / News Blog / Press Kits / Press Releases

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JVC 2010 INTERNATIONAL CES PRESS KIT SUMMARY

Below is a list of press releases issued by JVC U.S.A. at the 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show, held in Las Vegas, January 7 – 10, 2010.

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1. JVC Demonstrates 3-D Technologies At 2010 International CES
2. JVC Introduces IF-2D3D1 Stereoscopic Image Processor To Help 3D Content Creators Improve Workflow – Unit Offers Real-Time 2D-to-3D Conversion to Repurpose Archived Content, Also Serves as 3D L/R Mixer for Monitoring 3D Footage on Location
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07 January 2010 | Posted in: Accessories / CES 2010 / News Blog / Press Kits / Press Releases

JVC UPDATES MULTI-COLOR HEADPHONE LINE TO MATCH iPOD® NANO® 5G COLORS

LAS VEGAS, January 7, 2010 – JVC has updated the color selections for its popular Marshmallow, Gumy Air, New Gumy and Flats headphone models.  The HA-FX35 Marshmallow, HA-F240 Gumy Air and HA-F140 New Gumy headphones are now available in nine different colors that match the colors of the fifth-generation iPod® nano®.  The JVC Flats offer a choice of six updated colors.

In offering a wide range of color options for its headphones, JVC pairs style with performance, with all models offering the excellent sound reproduction, comfort and secure fit that make them the top choice for music enthusiasts.
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