e.Digital Unveils New Ultra-Slim SilhouetteTM MP3 CD Player

6/26/2002 - Music lovers now can play their favorite music CDs on SilhouetteTM, e.Digital Corporation's (OTC: EDIG) stylish, ultra-slim, portable CD player that provides users with a three-dimensional listening experience. Silhouette is capable of playing prerecorded music CDs or CDs containing MP3 or Windows MediaTM format (WMA) files. Silhouette combines SRSTM and TruBassTM audio enhancement to produce the WOWTM Effect for treble enrichment and deep, rich bass enhancement. According to Tom Boksa, e.Digitalís vice president of Consumer Electronics, "With Silhouette, music aficionados can play prerecorded music CDs or CDs they have burned, allowing them to enjoy their favorite music tracks in an ultra-slim, portable music player that produces superior sound quality. And at a suggested retail price of $149, Silhouette is the perfect summer companion for music enthusiasts on the go." Sporting a sleek design and mirrored finish, the .70 inch (18 mm) Silhouette weighs in at a mere 6.9 ounces (196 grams), and is one of the slimmest MP3 CD players available. It effectively combines exceptional audio quality with a user-friendly interface so users can play either burned or prerecorded music CDs in a small, lightweight device. Silhouette also comes with a wired remote as part of the standard package, making navigation a snap. The versatile Silhouette player includes the following features: MP3, WMA, and CD playback Rechargeable NiMH batteries that quick-charge in just 4 hours Bookmarks up to 256 songs for playback Dual Play Modes play all songs or bookmarked songs only WOW Effect using SRS and TruBass audio technology Animated LCD with user adjustable backlight settings Remembers recent settings of up to 12 CDs (song, bookmark list, play mode, repeat option) Firmware upgradeable Anti-shock protection up to 16 minutes Five named equalizer settings Multiple language support Variable Bit Rate support: 8 kbps - 320 kbps Frequency Range: 20Hz - 20KHz Signal to Noise ratio: 90 db Itís easy to navigate the Silhouette using either the control panel or the multi-function wired remote control. Users can bookmark their favorite songs, even during playback, and use auto sorting to sort their titles alphabetically. The LCD displays the current song title and song folder as well as the next track queued for play. All Silhouette packages include a user guide, portable stereo earphones, a remote control, an AC adaptor/charger, a carrying case, and two rechargeable stick type NiMH batteries that provide up to 10 hours of playback time per charge. Options include an external battery pack that supplies additional power using two AA batteries for a total of 22 hours playback time, and a remote control with LCD. The Silhouette will be available to consumers in August 2002. About e.Digital e.Digital Corporation designs, licenses, brands, manufactures, and sells digital audio products and technologies. The company also offers an engineering partnership for the worldís leading electronics companies to link portable digital devices to PCs and the Internet. e.Digital develops and markets to consumer electronics manufacturers complete end-to-end solutions for delivery and management of open and secure digital media with a focus on music, voice and video players/recorders and automotive infotainment and telematics systems. Other applications for e.Digitalís technology include portable digital music players and voice recorders, desktop, laptop and handheld computers, PC peripherals, cellular phone peripherals, e-books, video games, digital cameras and digital video recorders. Engineering services range from the licensing of e.Digitalís patented MicroOSTM file management system to custom software and hardware development, industrial design and manufacturing services. For more information on the company, please visit www.edig.com. To shop in the e.Digital online store, please visit www.edigital-store.com e.Digital and Silhouette are trademarks of e.Digital Corporation. TruBass, SRS and WOW Effect are trademarks of SRS Labs. Windows Media is a trademark of Microsoft Corporation. All other company, product, and service names are the property of their respective owners. CONTACT: Robert Putnam, (858) 679-1504, robert@edig.com

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