Entempo LLC announces a new 20 GB MP3/WMA player, the Spirit.
For just $199, avid music fans and heavy downloaders will be thrilled with its unique features and ShoX(TM) technology, which will afford the hard drive -- a most sensitive part -- more protection than regular MP3 players. ShoX(TM) will protect the drive from being damaged -- five times more than regular hard drives.
Other unique features of the Spirit include: a microphone built into the ear buds, which allow instant recording capability, and an integral FM tuner which allows recording directly to the hard drive. A large 164 x 104 backlit LCD displays the menu. File transfer is through a fast USB 2.0 connection. The battery lasts over 12 hours. Spirit works with all Windows(TM) operating systems.
"Spirit is designed primarily for our target group, the high school and college student," said Randy Kemps, Vice President of Marketing at Entempo. "Spirit is very affordable and may be used in more robust situations without fear of accidental damage."
Entempo will also introduce higher capacity models soon, as well as a wide range of accessories. An example of future innovations to come...TransFM -- Auto and TransFM -- Home which allow the Spirit, and all other audio devices, to be played through the car stereo system or through the home HiFi music system.
MusicMagic by Predixis will be available to Spirit users through download and will be embedded in units post mid-November production. "Our vision for easy, spontaneous navigation of music collections, based on the sounds in the music, now fits nicely in the palm of your hand," said Marc Campbell, CEO, Predixis. "MusicMagic will enable consumers to create dynamic playlists that can reach into their entire collections. Digital music will now be accessible and easy to use."