Digital Mind recently announced that it will manufacture, distribute and provide support for the DMC Xclef 500 portable music player and storage device in the United States under special agreement with MultiChannel Labs (MCL), one of the leading MP3 makers in Korea. The Xclef HD-500 has been available from MCL in Europe, and has received critical acclaim for its sleek design, high end technical features, superb quality and performance.
"We are very pleased to have Digital Mind as a strategic partner, and also expect that our partnership with Digital Mind will guarantee business success of our products in the U.S.," stated Jong-Su Kim, president and CEO of MultiChannel Labs. "Digital Mind's technical, operations and marketing expertise will allow U.S. consumers to purchase locally manufactured products which incorporate the technical excellence of MCL's designs and functionalities."
"The DMC Xclef 500 is one of the most sophisticated, full-featured, portable storage/music players available anywhere," said Jim Collier, Digital Mind's president and CEO. "Its massive 40GB and 80GB storage capacities, 20+ hour battery life, studio-quality direct encoding, voice recording, FM Radio (and FM recording), PC and Mac compatibility without special software, and world class quality make this the "must have" device for tech savvy users. With 80GB of storage, the Xclef 500 is capable of storing up to 20,000 music files, or can be used to backup the entire hard drive on a laptop computer. Since it is recognized as a USB mass storage device, files can be moved easily between PCs and Macs. Its intuitive user interface allows the user to start navigating through files and playlists almost immediately. We are also very proud that it is now manufactured and fully supported in the U.S."
Prices start at $349.