I-Jam's Latest DVD and MP3 Product Offerings Provide Cost-Effective and Efficient Solutions
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 6, 2000--I-Jam® Multimedia L.L.C., a pioneer in the digital audio arena, is showcasing its newest product offerings in the digital audio arena - the IJ-888, a DVD/MP3 player, and the IJ-883, a DVD ROM drive.
The latest in multimedia technology, these DVD products are not just full-feature DVD video players, but they also can accommodate standard compact discs, CD-R/CD-RW media, MP3 digital audio, as well as Video Compact Disc (VCD) media, popular in Asia.
"As the digital revolution comes into full swing, consumers' entertainment preferences are changing," said Doug Marrison, President and CEO, I-Jam Multimedia. "I-Jam is determined to offer consumers a variety of digital entertainment solutions to meet their listening and viewing needs - and options to accommodate the variety of digital audio formats available."
A Perfect Combination
The IJ-888 is a DVD/MP3 combo-player that works with home theater systems and can support a wide variety of CD formats, including CD-Audio, CD-ROM and video compact discs (VCD). Measuring 3.5- x 11- x 18-inches, this powerful AC power operated desktop unit features a luminous fluorescent display to show chapter, track number and elapsed time. It comes with a "jogging" knob, enabling users to play DVD titles at multiple speeds up to eight times faster, or slower than normal format. In addition, the IJ-888 can play up to eight different languages, with 32 subtitles available on a single DVD video disc.
To allow for extra high-resolution and the clearest, most robust images possible, the IJ-888 comes with an advanced 10-bit video D/A converter, which offers a horizontal resolution of more than 500 lines. And, when it comes to playing MP3 tunes, this DVD/MP3 player offers over 10 hours of continuous, uninterrupted music with just one CD-R disc.
Featuring a Dolby Digital/DTS RF output, the IJ-888 can connect to any Dolby Digital AC3 5.1 home theater amplifier to enable a true "surround sound" experience. The IJ-888 also has a karaoke feature, designed to accompany video, for family fun.
Drive And Play
The IJ-883 is an internal DVD ROM drive for the computer, that combines a 6X speed DVD and a 32X speed CD-ROM drive in one internal unit. A low-cost PC "fix," the IJ-883 enables users to take complete advantage of the large number of DVD software, video, games and other CD-based multimedia products available on the market. Easy to install, the IJ-883 can read both signal and dual layer CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-ROM and DVD Video, as well as VCD in both regular CD, CD-R or CD-RW media.
Available at selected retailers early 2Q 2000, the IJ-888 and the IJ-883 have suggested retail prices of $229 and $129 respectively.
I-Jam Multimedia L.L.C, headquartered in Schaumburg, IL, was formed in 1999 to develop and market micro-sized, multimedia products in the digital audio and video categories. The company is leveraging its advanced, in-house expertise in microcircuit design and development with the marketing synergies of its sister company, Wireless Marketing Corporation. For more information, go to the company's web site at http://www.ijamworld.com.
I-Jam® and Jam Station(TM) are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of I-Jam Multimedia Corporation.
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