[20.05.2009] 5 Plus X Awards for Telefunken products

5 Plus X Awards for Telefunken products  

Frankfurt, May 20, 2009. TELEFUNKEN is back again and is sending out the right signals: The iconic German firm TELEFUNKEN which is under new management is proving to be extremely successful bringing to the marketplace innovative products. At the Plus X Award 2009, four TELEFUNKEN products were highly commended by a top-class jury. In accordance with the brand concept of TELEFUNKEN the accolades were awarded for design, innovation and quality.

Annually Industry correspondents, magazine journalists and representatives from retail sector select prominent products. The Plus X Award gives orientation to the consumer that the right product can be selected. Following a strict criteria including points such as extra-ordinary design, technical quality, user friendly and innovative solutions are a must for receiving the Plus X Award. On May 19 2009 COO Sergio Klaus-Peter Voigt, member of the TELEFUNKEN Board, and Jürgen Gessner, owner and CEO of Intron Electronic GmbH a license partner of TELEFUNKEN in the field of audio, gratefully received the five Plux X Awards during the Plus X Award Night gala.

“We are delighted and would like to say thank you to the Jury, of which we hope will be the start of many awards for TELEFUNKEN.

Design, innovation and quality were and are the primary benchmarks of the product development. We will concentrate in the future to achieve an perfect balance between design, functionality and quality”, Sergio Klaus-Peter Voigt explained.

The awarded products were as follows:


I-Concertino: Design Award 
Tube Amplifier with iPod docking
“The best combination between the modern MP3 and the wonderful warm sound of the traditional tube amplifier in a timeless design”.


SoundYou mobile: Design Award
“The SoundYou, easily connects to notebooks or the MP 3 playesr, offering high class sound with an enormous sound volume and aesthetic design.”


SoundBase cinema: Innovation Award
“Grand scale sound with minimum space a complete 5.1. home cinema system, certificated with Dolby and dts.”


SoundYou alu: Qualitiy and Design Award
“Greater sound volume compared to the SoundYou mobile. Additionally Dolby Digital and dts-signals can be performed in a virtual home cinema sound."