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Mon, April 08, 2013

Adding to the wildly popular Block Rocker family, ION Audio’s two new Bluetooth® speaker systems offer something new and fun for music lovers who want an instant party experience.

Cumberland, R.I. (April 8, 2013) – ION’s new Party Rocker sound system was a huge hit at the NAMM and CES shows in January, lighting up the floor and drawing the eyes and interest of hundreds of attendees each day. In addition to Party Rocker, which draws off the design of the wildly popular Block Rocker Series, ION has now announced House Party, a smaller version of Party Rocker. Both sound systems have built-in party lighting, which automatically bursts into action when the music starts, filling the room with an impressive display of colorful swirling lights that create the perfect atmosphere to let your hair down, dance, or just mingle with friends. Party Rocker and House Party will light up Musikmesse 2013 in Hall 5.1 at Booth B45 on April 10th in Frankfurt, Germany.

“It’s a simple design that people are really responding to,” said Wendy Fortin, ION Product Manager. “The lighting makes Party Rocker and House Party into all-in-one experiences, not just all-in-one sound systems. Either is all you need to transform an entire room into a party venue. The combination of light and music fills the room with energy.”

Both Party Rocker and House Party feature Beat Mode and Party Mode for their lighting. In Beat Mode, the lighting swirls and pulsates in time with the music. In Party Mode, there are no rules; the lighting takes on a life of its own. The lighting on both systems can be turned off for use outdoors or during formal occasions. Party Rocker and House Party can stream music from any Bluetooth device, including iPad®, iPhone®, iPod®, and Android® devices. Both also feature 1/4-inch microphone inputs (6.35mm) and 1/8-inch auxiliary inputs (3.5mm) for connecting non-Bluetooth music players. Party Rocker even comes with a microphone. Both models will be available in black or white.

When it comes to all-in-one sound systems, ION Audio has long led the pack in terms of innovation and design. The five models that make up the best-selling Block Rocker Series have become standard additions to backyard parties, game-day tailgating, and even city nightlife at sports bars and restaurants. In addition to Party Rocker and House Party, ION will also display Job Rocker, an all-in-one sound system with a rugged build meant to liven up and energize construction sites.