Soundcast has announced that its VGX Series of indoor/outdoor wireless speakers is now available through Best Buy’s Magnolia Home Design Center, as well as Leslie’s Pool Supplies. Both the VG7 (shown here) and VG1 are weatherproof, battery-powered, Bluetooth-enabled speakers. The VG7 ($799) combines four omnidirectional three-inch drivers with a seven-inch down-firing woofer in a cabinet that weighs 21 pounds, while the VG1 ($149) weighs just one pound and features two-inch aluminum drivers and a rear-firing bass radiator.
Award-winning audio manufacturer Soundcast has announced that, for the first time ever, customers can experience the immersive soundstage and indelible bass of the VGX Series for themselves in person, through their first national in-store partnerships with major retailers Best Buy and Leslie’s Pool Supplies. The national retail partnerships compliment the Soundcast’s presence with major online retailers including crutchfield.com.
The VG7 is available for purchase in every Best Buy’s Magnolia Home Design Center and Home Theater Showrooms and available soon on magnoliaav.com. The VG1 is available for purchase in 150 flagship Leslie’s Pool Supplies locations, and both the VG1 and VG7 for purchase online at lesliespool.com.
The VGX Series encompasses premium, powerful portable speakers with rich sound quality and the weatherproof materials for unbeatable durability that Soundcast is renowned for. The VG7 and features 360-degree sound and a long throw down-firing woofer for booming, low-end sound indoors or out. The VG1 bears an IPX67 rating to allow for total submersion in up to ten feet of water and has been described as the perfect speaker to throw in carry-on luggage, weighing in at 1lb. and producing super highs, mids and lows thanks to premium 2″ aluminum drivers and a rear-firing weighted bass radiator for best-in-class sound performance.
“The experience of hearing the VGX Series for the first time is incomparable, and we’ve watched listeners have a visceral reaction to the high quality audio and booming bass output,” said Charity Hardwick, Soundcast, Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “We’ve been working to identify the ideal partners to present the VG7 and VG1 to consumers on a mass scale and are extremely confident in our selections in Best Buy and Leslie’s Pool Supplies.”
Best Buy’s Magnolia Home Design Center is an elegant, in-store showroom which allows customers to test premium technology geared for the home theater and audio space crafted by world renowned brands, including Bowers & Wilkins, Denon and Elite by Pioneer. Operational within Best Buy since 2009, Magnolia Home Design Center features trained engineers, system designers and installers to answer any questions related to the specific equipment installed in the Design Center. The VG7 is currently available for purchase in every Best Buy Magnolia Home Design Center nationwide and available soon on magnoliaav.com.
Founded in 1963, Leslie’s Pool Supplies is the world’s largest specialty retailer of swimming pool supplies and related products. Carrying a comprehensive product line of backyard and pool accessories as well as cleaning devices and equipment to provide pool maintenance, Leslie’s is a full-service provider for the pool owner and outdoor entertainment enthusiast.
The VG1 is currently available for purchase in 150 stores nationwide, and both the VG7 and VG1 are available at lesliespool.com. Displayed on an elevated ledge with a backlit setup, the VG1 can be tested by consumers to experience a playlist of three different songs. The playlist features the single “Crazy Like That” by rising singer-songwriter Madison Parks, as part of Soundcast’s ongoing initiative to support rising talent and creativity in the arts.
For more information on the VGX product suite, please visit gosoundcast.com. To find a participating Magnolia Design Center or Leslie’s Pool Supplies for a demo near you, visit gosoundcast.com and select “Find a Retailer.”
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