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Press Release

11/11/2011

LG launches the latest AV Receiver System

LG Electronics unveiled the new ARX9000 AV Receiver system specifically designed for the South African market.

South Africa, 11 November 2011 – LG Electronics, a global leader and technology innovator in home entertainment, unveiled the new ARX9000 AV Receiver system specifically designed for the South African market. The LG ARX9000 was launched last night along with a sponsorship of a television programme called SoweTOP10 on Soweto TV, channel 150 on DSTV.

The ARX9000 AV Receiver system resonates with performances and addresses the needs local consumers seek in a home theatre purchase,” says JM Lee, CEO of LG Electronics South Africa. “It is ideally suited for the South African public and built according to its specific requirements.”

The exciting LG ARX 9000 AV Receiver system, features a stylish glossy black design that boasts 1580 Watt, 7.2 channel multi-directional surround sound, a specialised horn compression tweeter that delivers direct clear sound and 3 HDMI connection to fulfill the benefit of high digital channel surround sound speakers. Its Dual Duct system helps to release inside air more efficiently to get powerful bass sound.

The LG ARX9000 is the upgraded version of the LG ARX 8000 - an updated, next-generation AV system for South Africa.

Concurrently with the launch of the system, LG is proud to announce its sponsorship of the SoweTOP10 music show on Soweto TV. The 48 minute show will provide viewers with music video chart show, mixing both local and international music videos. The chart will be determined by the viewers through a SMS voting system. Local artists and DJs will feature and be interviewed on the show. LG will also have its song on the show which will feature on the 11’s spot on the chart.

“We believe the partnership with SoweTOP10 fits perfectly with LG’s brand as a consumer Electronics Company focussed on home entertainment,” adds Lee.

The LG AV Receiver system will be available at most leading retail outlets before the end of the year.

The recommended retail prices for the units are:  

-      R8 499.00 (featuring an HDMI DVD player)

-      R8 999.00 (featuring a Blu-ray player)

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