Disney Expands Its Electronics Line
Kids and tweens are in for a ton of summer fun with a hot new line of Disney electronics for the home and on-the-go. The new Disney Dual-Screen Mobile DVD System is a suitable road trip must-have available with dual-displays for more than one person to enjoy. The ultra popular Disney Mix Max video MP3 players, Disney Mix Stick MP3 players and Disney Pix camera lines have been refreshed with new Hannah Montana and Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End designs. Kids will also enjoy the new Disney Showpix pocket photo album which takes picture sharing to the next level. For at home entertainment, Disney introduces the first line of Pirates of the Caribbean electronics and all new designs for Disney Princess and Cars electronics transforming kids' rooms into a cool getaway on hot summer days.
Following is a list of new products available at retailers nationwide this summer. Additional items are slated for release this fall.
On the go:
Disney Dual-Screen Mobile DVD System
Great for summer road trips, kids each can conveniently (and quietly!) view movies on the go with the new Disney Dual-Screen Mobile DVD System. The new system comes with several faceplate inserts including Pirates of the Caribbean and Tinker Bell so kids can customize their own; both screens feature a 7-inch LCD display that easily straps on the back of each headrest in a car so kids can watch the same video image on two screens. It comes with built-in speakers, two headphones, a car power adapter, two mounting straps and a full function remote control. The displays snap together with a handle for easy portability. It supports DVD videos and audio CDs, plus picture CDs, DVD+R and DVD+RW. A TV guardian option is available by subscription, which automatically filters offensive language from the programs you watch. Available at retailers nationwide beginning with Target stores in May, the new players are currently shipping with a Disney DVD disc sampler (while quantities last) featuring a compilation of Disney Channel's hottest entertainment from Hannah Montana and The Cheetah Girls, to High School Musical, Jump In and Cory In The House.
Disney Mix Line
The Disney Mix Stick digital audio MP3 players and Disney Mix Max personal media players also allow for easy entertainment on the go. Kids can listen to their favorite music, view personal photos or watch videos easily and conveniently during summer outings. Both players are now available in a broad assortment of styles including new Hannah Montana and Pirates of the Caribbean styles launching in April.
Disney Mix Max
The Disney Mix Max gives kids everything they need to play music, view digital photos and watch TV shows or full-length movies on the go on its 2.2-inch color display. Kids can insert a Disney Max Clip, a postage stamp-sized memory card and easily watch full-length movies from Buena Vista Home Entertainment.
Disney Mix Stick
The Disney Mix Stick digital audio/MP3 player is stylish, hip and portable, and lets kids and tweens enjoy their favorite music anywhere. With 512 MB of internal memory (expandable to 4 GB), the Disney Mix Stick holds up to 240 songs/16 hours of WMA music or 120 songs/8 hours of MP3 music. Kids can download music from a PC or bypass downloading altogether by playing a Disney Mix Clip, a plug & play memory card that holds a full CD's worth of hit tunes from Walt Disney Records.
Disney Pix Digital Cameras & Showpix Digital Album
The Disney Pix line of colorful and easily portable digital cameras sports new designs: Hannah Montana, The Cheetah Girls and an all-new Pirates of the Caribbean design. Photos are easily downloadable to a computer and all Pix products ship with Disney Pix software making photo editing on a PC easy and fun for photographers of all ages.
Beginning in May, the Disney Pix line expands to include the new Disney Show Pix. This keychain digital photo album measures 8"w x 10"h x2.5"d and features a 1.1" LCD color display and can store up to 50 photos. Kids can hook it on to a backpack, handbag or keychain. The new Disney Show Pix supports jpeg, bmp and gif files; additional features include stop, play and slideshow options.
Fun at Home:
New Character Themed Electronics
Disney introduces the first line of Pirates of the Caribbean electronics and all new designs for Disney Princess and Cars – the lines include TVs, DVD players and boom boxes that feature smart yet whimsical designs and kid-friendly features, ideal for sprucing up the d?cor in kids' rooms. Additionally beginning this summer, all Disney TV sets will feature ATSC digital TV tuning in anticipation of the nationwide conversion to 100% digital broadcasts in 2009.
Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean Electronics
Modern-day Pirates will treasure Disney's new line of Pirates of the Caribbean electronics. The new line has something for everyone - from skulls-and-crossbones-topped TVs to a DVD player resembling a captain's wheel on a Pirate's ship, from a boom box shaped like Davy Jones' chest to a skull clock radio featuring Disney Pirates music.
Disney Princess Electronics
Little girls can add a bit of royalty to their rooms with the new redesigned line of Disney Princess electronics. They can choose from tiara-topped, pink and gold Disney Princess TVs and TV/DVD combos with dazzling, wand-shaped full function remote control, a Disney Princess boom box which plays CDs and doubles as a stunning jewelry box, a pink, heart-shaped Disney Princess personal CD player designed as a purse with carrying strap, and an alarm clock radio shaped like Sleeping Beauty's magical castle which plays custom Princess songs.
Disney-Pixar's Cars Electronics
Kids will enjoy the new redesigned line of Cars electronics – from new racy red Lightning McQueen-shaped TVs, TV/DVD combos and boom boxes, to the Ramone-inspired DVD player; from the Mater figurine-topped alarm clock radio featuring Mater's voice to a portable CD player shaped like a "Lightyear" tire.
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