Cobra Electronics, Beltronics & Escort, Inc. to Exhibit Consumer Product Lineup at Hong Kong Electronics Fair

April 9th, 2015 | Cobra Electronics | Chicago, IL

CHICAGO, IL (April 9, 2015) —  Cobra Electronics Corporation; the leading designer and marketer of award-winning automotive, mobile, and consumer electronics, Beltronics, and Escort Inc., today announced the companies  will have their automotive and mobile consumer electronics products on display during the Hong Kong Electronics Fair in the Cobra booth 3D-C07 from April 13-16 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The Hong Kong Electronics Fair is Asia's largest spring electronics fair hosted by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and presents the latest gadgets and consumer electronics products and services from around the world.

Throughout the fair, the companies will highlight its offerings targeted towards the driver enthusiast, outdoor recreationist and boater customer segments and products include radar detection, dash cam, portable power and marine radios:

Radar Detection

Cobra SPXc Radar Detection Systems

The SPXc Series of radar detectors include five models featuring the latest in advanced radar technologies to satisfy the demands of the tech-savvy Chinese market. The series consists of three high-performance SPXc 5000 models plus the advanced SPXc8000G and SPXc9000GS models, which all deliver nearly double the detection range and performance of their North American predecessors. Each of the five models utilize state-of-the-art componentry previously available only to the military for detection of all current radar and laser speed enforcement guns used in China including Instant-On, Narrow K-band, K-band and Super Wide Ka-band.

BELTRONICS Radar

The very popular Beltronics V940i is an advanced international detector for drivers that require exacting performance at an affordable price. The V940i includes selectable band preferences (ON/OFF), expanded K band sweep, K Pulse detection and Hyper K detection for low-power K band pulsed sources. Digital voice or selectable audio alerts and Safety Warning alerts are standard features. Award winning radar and laser sensitivity combined with superior signal discrimination for minimal false alerts makes the V940i the perfect price point on a cost performance basis. 

ESCORT PASSPORT Max International

The all new PASSPORT Max International is the first and only radar/laser detector to offer true digital signal processing with high-definition (HD) performance.  PASSPORT Max International’s HD Performance accurately identifies real threats sooner than any other detector, providing more advanced warning when you need it.  The PASSPORT Max features voice and text alerts for multiple languages including English, Spanish, Chinese and Russian. Its high-definition detection covers the latest radar threats including Strelka, Iskra, MultaRadar, Amata, Laser TruCam and Polyscan.  PASSPORT Max International’s GPS location-based intelligence automatically locks out false alerts and allows you to mark locations for future reference.

Dash Cams

Drive HD™ Dash Cams by Cobra
Cobra’s series of Drive HD™ Dash Cams capture everything drivers see in full 1296P Super HD or 1080P HD video for the ultimate in security and entertainment. Cobra’s Drive HD Dash Cams continuously record a vehicle’s surroundings ensuring peace-of-mine, safety and security.  An embedded G-Sensor automatically saves and protects clips when an impact is detected. The intermediate models include GPS to simulcast your precise location on a Google™ Map, while the high-end, WiFi-enabled model allows users to connect and stream live and recorded footage directly to an iOS or Android device to instantly view and share footage. Drive HD Cams also take 12 MP still shots and all images and videos can be viewed on a TV or computer.

Portable Power

Cobra JumPack™ Jump Starter/Power Pack

The multipurpose Cobra JumPack™ is the ideal emergency power source for home, auto or outdoors and boasts enough capacity to charge mobile devices and even jumpstart most vehicles multiple times. This ultra-compact unit is optimal for travel, featuring a 200A starting current, 400A peak current, 2.1 Amp USB Output and a 7500 mAh Li-Cobalt battery with an LED battery status indicator.

Marine Radios

Cobra Fixed Mount VHF Radios

Cobra’s fixed mount marine radios include integrated GPS functionality and are updated to the latest in Class-D Digital Selective Calling (DSC) Technology and are fully submersible. The higher-end models, the Cobra F57 and F77, come with Cobra’s Rewind-Say-Again® feature, extra-large and bright LCD display, C.P.S. (Cobra Positioning System) or GPS ready, Easy Softkey Operation, Automatic radio check, NMEA 0183 IN and Out, Channel Names and External Alarm Input.

Cobra Handheld VHF Radios

Alongside Cobra’s fix-mount marine radios the company will display its line of handheld marine radios that include compact and floating units featuring the rugged reliability and quality Cobra is known for. Cobra’s advanced models, the MR HH500 and All-Terrain MR HH450 Dual, embed Cobra’s exclusive Rewind-Say-Again® feature to play back the last 20 seconds of any incoming audio, plus GMRS channel Dual-Band functionality.  Other features include a long lasting Lithium Ion Polymer battery, NOAA weather radio, S.A.M.E. Weather Alert filtering and a rapid charger. The HH500 includes Bluetooth® wireless technology that allows users to pair their smartphone to the new radio and answer phone calls while keeping cell phones safe and dry.

About Cobra Electronics:

Cobra Electronics is a leading global designer and marketer of communication and navigation products, with a track record of delivering innovative and award-winning products. Building upon its leadership position in the GMRS/FRS two-way radio, radar detector and Citizens Band radio industries, Cobra identified new growth opportunities and has aggressively expanded into the marine market and has expanded its European operations. The Consumer Electronics Association, Forbes and Deloitte & Touche have all recognized Cobra for the company's innovation and industry leadership. To learn more about Cobra Electronics, please visit the Cobra site at www.cobra.com.  Follow Cobra on Twitter at www.twitter.com/CobraElectronic and Like Us at www.facebook.com/CobraElectronics.

About ESCORT Inc. and BELTRONICS

ESCORT is the leading manufacturer of high-performance radar and laser detectors and the patented ESCORT Live™ real-time ticket protection network.  ESCORT manufactures products under the ESCORT, PASSPORT, Max, REDLINE and SOLO brands.  BELTRONICS is a brand belonging to ESCORT Inc., and manufactures the STi Magnum™, BELTRONICS, Pro Series and Vector products.  ESCORT Inc. is headquartered in West Chester, Ohio with its principal manufacturing facility located in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.  Additional information about Escort Inc. and BELTRONICS is available at Escortradar.com and Beltronics.com.

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