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  • Updated
  • 10-03-2009

Cape Town, South Africa, March 10, 2009, LG Electronics, a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, announced the launch of its new Blu-ray Home Theater Systems targeting premium-seeking customers at their dealer convention in Cape Town yesterday.

“The Blu-ray market has grown exponentially year-on-year and with the rise in popularity of Full HDTVs, more consumers are looking for players that that can exploit the full potential of their display systems.,” says Dr. Michelle Potgieter, Marketing Director, LG Electronics, South Africa.

All models in the Blu-Ray Home Theatre System range empower Full HD 1080P and Dolby TrueHD for unrivaled clarity. In addition, all units include the following key components:

•    Mark Levinson-tuned audio: Sound specially tuned by world-renowned master of high-end audio, Mr. Mark Levinson. The speaker design, each unique to the individual models, perfectly balance the low, medium and high tones to deliver crystal-clear sound without any exaggeration or distortion of the original recording.

•    Convenient BD Live: Blu-ray Disc media offers many new ways to have fun even after you have finished watching the movie. With BD Live, the Home Theatre can be connected directly to the internet and additional content can be downloaded from film-maker’s websites.

•    Real HD Audio & Video: LG’s new BD Home Theatre delivers stunning 1080p pictures with deep colour and awesome HD sound quality without any picture or audio loss.

•    iPod Dock: Listen to the full collection of music in your iPod through LG’s powerful speakers while recharging your iPod. By using LG’s remote control, music can be easily and effortlessly be accessed.

Together these key components facilitate a home theatre experience that is unparalleled and unsurpassed in the industry. The new Blu-Ray Home Theatre Systems to be unveiled in Cape Town this week are:

•    LG HB954TB – Almost identical to the LG HB954PB with the exception that it has two extra champagne glass speakers.

All LG Blu-ray Home Theatre systems also allow access to YouTube. All LG Blu-ray Home Theatres support YouTube standard video and audio stream format. (up to 640x480 for video and AAC for audio.)