Cobra Electronics Kicks off Another Year of Innovation at the 2015 International CES

December 30th, 2014 | Cobra Electronics | Chicago, IL

Cobra Electronics Corporation, the leading designer and marketer of award-winning automotive, mobile, outdoor and consumer electronics, will demonstrate its entire family of consumer electronics products and accessories at the 2015 International CES in Las Vegas, taking place January 6-9 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Throughout the show, the company will highlight its full offerings to its loyal Driver Enthusiast, Outdoor Recreationist, Boater and Professional Driver customer segments.

Where to find us at CES

Attendees can find Cobra Electronics at booth #9436 in the Central Hall.

Press event schedule and locations

Cobra will also take part in two of the leading press events at 2015 International CES:

  • CES Unveiled, The Official Press Event of the International CES, taking place from 4-7 p.m. on Sunday, January 4 in the South Seas Ballroom C at Mandalay Bay.
  • Pepcom Digital Experience! 2015 on January 5 from 7-10:30 p.m. at The Mirage Hotel.

Stop by and join the Cobra Experience at CES 2015

Radar Detection Systems

Cobra is a world leader in advanced detection systems including its complete line of SPX models. The SPX Series is a culmination of Cobra's 30 years plus experience in building high-quality and performance radar detectors. The SPX Series nearly doubles the detection range and warning time of previous models and uses the latest technology, military grade components and best design practices to pack extraordinary performance into a sleek detector nearly half the size of other detectors on the market.  Super-fast sweep circuitry provides extra detection range and the best possible advance warning to radar and laser guns currently used in the United States and Canada, including POP Mode (Super-fast) Instant-on Radar guns.

The Cobra SPX 5000 Series includes three models – the SPX 5300, SPX 5400 and SPX 5500, all
which include super-charged performance, double the detection range with less false alerts, Auto Mute, LaserEye™ 360-degree laser detection, Intellimute/Intellimute Pro, UltraBright Data Display, Five-level signal strength meter and selectable City and Highway modes. The SPX 5300 features Digiview Data Display for bright and crisp display, while the SPX 5400 and 5500 models come with Voice Alert for audio alerting.

The SPX Mini Series consist of three supercharged, Ultra-Compact models – the SPX 6700, SPX 7700 and SPX 7800BT. These models come equipped with LaserEye™ 360-degree laser detection, IntelliShield™ quad-level false signal rejection, pin-point radar frequency, auto mute/IntelliMute™/IntelliMute Pro™, five-level graphical signal strength meter, voice alert, car battery voltage display, low car battery warning and super-bright white OLED graphics display and user-selectable color themes.

The Cobra SPX Mini Series is anchored by its SPX 7800BT model, Cobra’s flagship detector and CES Innovations 2014 Design and Engineering Honoree Award winner. Along with the above features the SPX 7800BT goes the extra mile in providing safety and awareness behind the wheel by offering users live speed trap data from Cobra Electronics’ iRadar Community and allows users to receive AURA® speed and red light camera notifications, verified user-reported alerts of upcoming live police locations and other real-time traffic threat information via a paired smartphone.

Compatible with the SPX 7800BT, Cobra iRadar® is one of the world’s largest and most active community-based detection system with more than 40,000 user-generated reports per day and nearly one million users. iRadar combines industry-leading radar/laser detection technology with the power of your smartphone, and its companion app allows iRadar users to share alerts and safety information in real time with other members of the iRadar community.

The SPX Series is available now at retail prices ranging from $99.95-$249.95.

Drive HD™ Dash Cams

For the ultimate in peace-of-mind, security and even driving entertainment, Cobra’s series of Drive HD™ Dash Cams record everything drivers see in full 1296P Super HD or 1080P HD video. It’s a crazy world out there and Drive HD Dash Cams are the perfect solution to continuously record your surroundings and keep you and your vehicle safe and secure.  An embedded G-Sensor automatically saves and stores clips when an impact is detected. The high-end, Wi-Fi enabled model includes GPS to simulcast your precise location on a Google™ Map along with your video.  The Wi-Fi functionality allows users to connect and stream live and recorded footage directly to the user’s 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.
Models are available now at retail prices ranging from $99.95-$249.95.

Portable Power

With plenty of power to jumpstart most vehicles or power up smartphones and other accessories, Cobra’s portable powerpack, the Cobra JumPack™ is the ideal emergency power source for home, auto or outdoors. 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, the Cobra JumPack offers users the reliability and convenience to charge multiple devices during low battery levels and is ideal for travel and multipurpose use.

The Cobra JumPack is available now for a retail price of $129.95.

Cobra has utilized the latest in portable and solar panel energy technologies to create its Cobra CPP Series of long-lasting power products. The base model, the Cobra CPP 50 features dual USB outputs and a built-in micro USB connector to charge multiple devices simultaneously and eliminate added cables when you're on the go. Two solar models, the Cobra CPP 100 SP and CPP 300 SP, integrate high efficiency solar panels and allow users to charge their mobile devices multiple times. Both models feature a 6000 mAh Li-ion battery and can be charged using both the solar panel and USB port. The Cobra CPP 100 includes a 2.1 Amp Outlet and LED Battery Status Indicator. The Cobra CPP 300 features an LCD Battery Status Indicator, Micro USB Output 1A and Dual USB Outlets with 2.1A and 1A Outputs.

Models are available now at retail prices ranging from $39.95-$79.95.

Two-Way Radios

Cobra’s two-way, walkie-talkie radios consist of a powerful lineup including the Cobra 100 and 300 Series and its rugged, All-Terrain TWR radios including the 500, 600 and 1000 Series. Cobra’s highly affordable and reliable series feature extended range in a compact design and include call alerts and Micro-USB charging capabilities.

Model features:

  • CXT 100 Series: Cobra’s most economical weather radio solutions on the market featuring a 16-mile communication range, Roger Beep and Power Saver Circuitry. 
  • CXT 300 Series: Designed for outdoor use and features a 23-mile range, NOAA Weather and Emergency Radio, NOAA Auto All Hazards Alerts that allows Voice Activated Transmission for hands-free use.
  • Cobra CXT 545: Cobra’s waterproof model that features a 28-mile range with NOAA alerts, NOAA Weather and Emergency Radio, VibrAlert, hands-free voice-activated transmission, LED flashlight and rubberized grips.
  • Cobra CXT 645: The newest addition to Cobra’s TWRs is the CXT 645, which features a rugged, waterproof exterior with up to a 35-mile range with NOAA Weather and Emergency Radio, VibrAlert, hands-free voice-activated transmission, LED flashlight and rubberized grips.
  • Cobra CXT 1000 Series: The Cobra CXT 1035R and CXT 1035 CAMO feature a waterproof casing and floating design and offer up to 37-mile communication range.  The CXT 1035R offer’s Cobra patented Rewind-Say-Again® and the CXT 135 CAMO features a RealTree® Max 4 Camo pattern.

Models are available now for retail prices ranging from $49.95-$99.95.

Marine Radios

Cobra’s handheld marine radio lineup includes compact and floating units featuring the rugged reliability and quality Cobra is known for.  In addition, 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, as well as 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.

Cobra’s line of handheld marine radios are available now with retail prices ranging from $49.95-$149.95.

Along with Cobra’s handheld marine radios, the company will have on display its line of fixed mount marine radios with 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’s MR F45 is available now for a retail price of $109.95. The Cobra MR F57 and MR F77 will be available in January with retail price ranging from $109.95-$179.95.

Citizen Band Radios

Cobra’s long standing heritage in the CB radio industry is ever evolving and their newest additions include the 29 LX BT and 29 LX Harley Davidson Limited Edition CB radio. The most recent version of the family of Cobra CB radios includes the 29 LX BT which leverages Bluetooth® technology, allowing truckers to wirelessly connect their CB radio to their mobile phone. On the road, drivers can make and receive cell phone calls through the 29 LX BT without ever touching their phone. This state-of-the-art new CB also includes a series of exciting features to improve the mobile calling experience including: one-touch Bluetooth operation for easily initiating and terminating mobile calls with the push of a button, Caller ID with Voice provides a voice announcement of incoming callers along with Caller ID display on the 29 LX BT, and text-to-speech conversion, which enables listening to incoming email messages and responding to emails by simply talking.

The 29 LX Harley Davidson LE CB radio is a professional 4-color (Blue, Amber, Green and Red) LCD Dot-matrix Display CB Radio that features a modern aesthetic design and Harley Davidson design. The 29 LX has customizable night and day settings to enhance readability in both very bright and dark conditions, 10 channel NOAA weather with All-Hazard alerts, and talk-back functionality.

The Cobra 29 LX BT and 29 LX Harley Davidson LE CB are available now for MSRP ranging from of $149.95-169.95.

Professional Navigation Systems

Also at CES 2015, Cobra will feature its state-of-the-art, fourth generation professional navigation systems. Each model is packed with powerful, productivity-enhancing features and certified highest in route quality and reliability, ensuring professional drivers reach their destination safely and efficiently. Cobra’s newest navigation model, the Cobra 8500 PRO HD, includes Truck-Specific Map Data Coverage with complete STAA National Highway Network & State Access Roads, National Bridge Inventory List and National HazMat Route Registry data for providing truck-optimized routes for lower 48 states and Canada and is also compliant with all FMCSA guidelines. It features an intuitive user interface and software with enhanced mapping and graphics and includes exclusive live diesel fuel prices, live weather from Velocity Weather®, Google Search via Wi-Fi, Junction View with Lane Assist, state mileage log, trip cost calculator, hours-of- service timers, superior truck/last-mile routing with four times more trucking attributes coverage in secondary roads, along with lifetime access to Cobra’s AURA® database of speed/red light cameras, known speed trap locations and nearby dangerous intersections.

Models available now with MSRP ranging from $269.95-369.95

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 and Like Us on Facebook.
 

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