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NEAR® Announces New Digital Amplifier
Features and performance are optimized for powering outdoor speaker systems


August 25, 2016 –– Gardiner, ME  –– Today NEAR, a division of Bogen Communications, Inc. (“NEAR”), a high performance outdoor speaker manufacturer, announced a new power amplifier optimized for driving outdoor speakers.

The NEAR 7XL power amplifier is a two-channel 700WPC Class D amplifier capable of either low impedance (4/8 Ohms) or 70V operation. It offers a full array of Digital Signal Processing (DSP) features that allow integrators to control and optimize the performance of outdoor loudspeaker systems. The DSP provides high and low-pass filters (crossovers) with slope and alignment control, 7-band parametric equalization, time delay, dynamic range control, and 16 presets optimized for popular NEAR speaker systems. The 7XL amplifier is expected to ship to NEAR dealers in January 2017 with a $1499 MSRP.

About NEAR
Founded in 1988 and acquired by Bogen Communications, Inc. in 1997, NEAR continues under the creative and business leadership of founder and division general manager Bill Kieltyka. Bill’s passion for advancing high-quality music reproduction and its reputation as the leader in the creation of speakers for use under the most extreme conditions are foundational to the NEAR mission. NEAR creates and markets audiophile grade speakers for year round use, under extreme conditions, at all latitudes of our planet. NEAR is headquartered at 8 ABJ Drive, Gardiner, ME 04345 and is a division of Bogen Communications, Inc. with corporate offices at 1200 MacArthur Blvd., Mahwah, NJ 07430. For more information please visit NEAR online.

Contact: Paul DiComo
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