Scosche launched a bevy of new iPod/iPhone products today in anticipation of CES 2009.  Scroll below for the complete press release, but the notables include 3 new headphones (IDR400M and IDR600 earphones, and the HZ5 tuneSTREAM Bluetooth) and the reCOIL (pictured), an iPod car charger with retractable cord and magnetic locking dock connector.

Come see all of Scosche’ new products at CES –
South Hall 3 # 30363 and MacWorld 832

Oxnard, CA – January 5, 2009 – Scosche Industries (, an innovative manufacturer of mobile electronics and iPod accessories, is proud to announce its 2009 iPod/iPhone accessory lineup. The new lineup will feature a variety of products that complement the various iPod and iPhone models, enabling Scosche customers to Listen, Power, Protect, and Connect.

Listen – Scosche will be adding 3 products to its Listen line in 2009; the IDR400M and IDR600 earphones, and the HZ5 tuneSTREAM Bluetooth Headphones.  The noise isolating IDR400M earphones feature a handsfree cell microphone, oversized 10mm drivers, and single and dual flanged soft silicone inserts to provide unparalleled performance and comfort.  The IDR600 earphones feature 11mm drivers to deliver brilliant highs, silky smooth mids and powerful bass.  They also feature a sliding magnetic cable management system, and its 24K Gold plated 3.5mm audio jack fits iPod, iPhone and MP3 players.  The HZ5 tuneSTREAM Bluetooth Headphones offer iPod/iPhone users 30ft of wireless range, pure digital quality sound, the ability to answer hands free phone calls and up to 8 hours of continuous playtime.

Power – Following the successful launch of CES 2009 Innovations Award winning passPORT, Scosche will begin offering the passPORT Home Dock in early 2009.  This handy accessory supports charging for the iPhone 3G, iPod touch (Gen 2) and iPod nano (Gen4) with most iPod docking stations.  It simply snaps into any iPod universal dock and accepts universal dock inserts.  Additionally, Scosche will also begin shipping its other CES 2009 Innovations Award winner – the reCOIL, a retractable car charger for iPod and iPhone, in January 2009.  The reCOIL features a retractable 4 foot cord and a magnetically locking dock connector, allowing users to neatly charge their iPod or iPhone.

Protect – Scosche plans to expand its Protect line with new versions of the award winning kickBACK polycarbonate case – rated Awesome by Mac│Life. The company plans to manufacture orange, pink and smoke versions of the original iPhone 3G model, as well as introduce kickBACK cases for the iPod Touch (Gen 2), iPod nano (Gen 4), and the 80, 120, and 160BG iPod Classic models.  These unique cases feature a laminate screen protector and kickstand to enhance the video viewing experience on an iPod or iPhone.  The durable kickBACK cases ship with clear, black and pink traction cleats, a polycarbonate removal key and cleaning cloth.

Connect – Scosche will also be displaying the newest addition to the Connect product line at CES 2009 – the showTIME.  This innovative 6 foot long audio/video output cable, allows users to play videos from their iPod or iPhone through any display with RCA inputs.  The showTIME’s tapered metal RCA barrels allow for a better connection without signal loss.

Christen Costa

Grew up back East, got sick of the cold and headed West. Since I was small I have been pushing buttons - both electronic and human. With an insatiable need for tech I thought "why not start a blog focusing on technology, and use my dislikes and likes to post on gadgets."