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Molex Enters Earphones Market

Lisle, Ill. – Molex
threw its hat into the earphones ring with the introduction of the
Evaldi-branded noise-isolating earphones.

Molex is an electronic
connector company, and the Evaldi earphones mark its first audio product. The
earphones will be distributed by Digi-Key.

“Entering the audio
market is a natural progression for Molex — blending advanced microminiature
interconnect technology and global manufacturing excellence with high-end
acoustics to create superior audio performance and ‘3-Dimensional’ sound
quality,” Joe Falcone, Molex product manager, said in a statement. “We look
forward to offering our new line of Evaldi audio products to an audience that
is eager to experience higher fidelity and a wider, more stable listening

The Evaldi earphones are
said to use a patented airstream-control technology and a canal-type design.
Features include open- and closed-style ear pads, 13.5mm drivers, 20Hz to
20,000Hz frequency range, 16 ohms at 1kHz impedance, and a maximum power
capacity of 50mW.

Molex said it plans to
introduce other audio products in the coming year, but requests for further
details were not answered as of this posting.

The Evaldi earphones are
currently shipping for $30.