Consumers can view photos while enjoying their favorite tunes with the launch of Bantam Interactive’s BA800 digital audio player. The new 256MB flash memory device offers a 1.8″ TFT color LCD for still photograph viewing. Users can download JPEG, TIFF, BMP and GIF images from their computer and quickly create a personalized digital album. The BA800 is the first to feature CooLights®, an integrated lighting system that allows the user to change their player between 256 shades of color at the touch of a button, including 5 preset options for personalized programmed colors.
The upgradeable MP3 / WMA player measures approximately 3.5″ x 2.8″ x 1.6″ and weighs a mere 2.8 ounces. The product costs $299.99 and will be available in November exclusively online at www.bantamUSA.com.
“201C;Users want their digital audio devices to be fashionable and the BA800’s CooLights technology offers the widest selection of colors to match their player to any outfit,” said Santosh Patel, president of Bantam Interactive Technologies, Inc. “Its color LCD allows consumers to view photographs and reflect their personalities by creating a digital album to share their favorite moments. This combination of audio and visual capabilities is merely the stepping stone to future Bantam Interactive devices.”
The BA800 has 256MB of pre- installed memory, a SD (Secure Digital) expansion slot and a built-in Lithium- Ion battery that automatically recharges while downloading files, delivering up to 12 hours of playback. It features a five-band DSP equalizer and comes packaged with earbuds and a PDA-style cradle that recharges the battery while displaying photos. The player comes with a one- year limited warranty and 30-day money back guarantee.