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Creative HQ-1600 Headphones Allow Users to Hit the Streets with Powerful Beats

Lightweight and Portable Circumaural Headphones Make No Compromise on Audio Performance and Comfort

SINGAPORE – 1 September 2010 Creative Technology Ltd. today announced the Creative HQ-1600 headphones which will debut at the IFA 2010 in Berlin from 3 – 8 September 2010. The Creative HQ-1600 headphones feature high performance Neodymium drivers that pump out impressive audio, an over-the-ear design for better acoustic isolation, and lightweight components for convenient mobility.

Creative HQ-1600 Headphones
Creative HQ-1600 Headphones

While circumaural headphones are typically bulky and heavy, the Creative HQ-1600 headphones achieve high standards of audio quality and attenuation of ambient noise while still remaining light enough to carry around and wear for extended periods. With an adjustable headband and ear cups incorporating soft leatherette ear cushions, the Creative HQ-1600 headphones provide users a pleasant music listening experience they can enjoy in total comfort, be it at home or while on the streets.

Key Features of the Creative HQ-1600 Headphones

  • Lightweight and portable (180g)
  • Circumaural design with effective attenuation of ambient noise
  • High performance 40mm drivers with Neodymium magnet with copper-clad aluminium wire voice coil that delivers natural and balanced sound

Pricing and Availability
The Creative HQ-1600 headphones will be available at the online store at sg.store.creative.com, The CREATIVE Stores at International Business Park and Marina Square and authorised dealers in Singapore from end September 2010 onwards at the suggested retail price of S$69.00.

For more information about the Creative HQ-1600 headphones, please visit www.creative.com/headphones.

About Creative
Creative is a worldwide leader in digital entertainment products. Famous for its Sound Blaster® sound cards and for launching the multimedia revolution, Creative is now driving digital entertainment on the PC platform with products like its highly acclaimed ZEN® MP3 and portable media players. Creative's innovative hardware, proprietary technology, applications and services leverage the Internet, enabling consumers to experience high-quality digital entertainment - anytime, anywhere.

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This announcement relates to products launched in the Asia Pacific. Availability is subject to change without notice and may differ elsewhere in the world according to local factors and requirements. Sound Blaster and ZEN are trademarks or registered trademarks of Creative Technology Ltd in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.