The Jb Hi-Fi deal was announced today by distributors MacGear.
There are four Braven speakers, starting at $129, to $219 for speaker that good for outdoors with a 12 hr batt life. The news comes as Bluetooth speakers are the hottest thing in AV, and JB Hi-Fi are expanding its range.
JB Hi-Fi currently stocks four BRAVENS:
BRAVEN 440RRP: AUD $129.95 (Australia only)
BRAVEN 440 is compact, IPX5 water resistant Bluetooth travel speaker.
It has an audio-in connector for non-bluetooth devices, a battery life of 12 hours and can act as a speakerphone for answering phone calls. also charges your mobile
BRAVEN 570RRP: $169.99 / NZD $169.99 BRAVEN 570 has similar features to 440 but has an additional line out connector to daisy chain multiple speakers It also charges device, speakerphone, 10 hour battery life.
BRAVEN 850RRP: $399.99 / NZD $449.99 The largest speaker in the range is the high powered BRAVEN 850 which can pump out 20W of high fidelity sound. It has an impressive 20 hour battery life and can even charge tablet devices. It also has SRS WOW HD technology, a noise cancelling microphone for answering calls and can be intelligently daisy chained so that each speaker acts in true stereo.
BRAVEN BRV-1RRP: AUD $219.99 / NZD $249.99 palm sized speaker has a rubberised chassis to endure everything from the hiking trail to a day at the beach, ultra-rugged, IPX5 water resistant 12 hour battery life
MacGear, distributor of Braven announced the distribution partnership with JB Hi-Fi, today. BRAVEN developed the first portable HD speaker with speakerphone that doubles as a mobile charger.
MacGear is also working closely with JB Hi-Fi to help bring sharper focus to the Bluetooth speaker, rolling out an in-store display to get hands-on with Braven sound.
“We are excited to bring the BRAVEN brand to JB Hi-Fi as we evolve the Bluetooth speaker category in-store” said Cameron Trainor, Merchandise Director at JB-Hi-Fi.
“BRAVEN are a premium and innovative brand which we are sure our customers will love, so we look forward to working with MacGear to raise awareness of these products.
Jeremy Sedley, Sales & Marketing Director at MacGear said: “We are thrilled that JB Hi-Fi has joined us in bringing the BRAVEN brand to the Australian and New Zealand markets.