Toshiba Marks Entry Into Home Theater Audio Market with the First in a Line-up of Sound Bar Speaker Systerms

A Perfect Complement to Its Latest LED TV Lineup, the New Home Theater Sound Bar Offers Powerful, Dynamic Audio Performance for Simple Big-Picture, Big-Sound Entertainment

Irvine, CA, August 14, 2012 --( Toshiba’s Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced its entry into the home theater audio market with the SBX4250 Sound Bar Speaker System. Offering rich, powerful and dynamic audio performance, the SBX4250 Sound Bar Speaker System provides hassle-free home theater sound.

The SBX4250 Sound Bar can sit on a mantel, table or mounts easily to a wall with no additional hardware, and comes with both HDMI® and optical audio inputs to suit most any home theater setup. It produces rich, high-fidelity sound shaped by SRS TruSurround HD™ with TruBass® and Dolby® Digital, pumping out up to 300 watts1 of amazing audio to make every movie, game and broadcast program the immersive experience it ought to be. Additionally, with the convenience of Bluetooth® connectivity, the SBX4250 Sound Bar can stream audio from a tablet, smartphone, PC or other compatible device at the touch of a button. Now Toshiba owners who have purchased a Toshiba TV, Blu-ray Disc™ player, PC or tablet can complete their ultimate home theater setup with the SBX4250 Sound Bar Speaker System.

“We’ve designed the Toshiba SBX4250 Sound Bar to provide incredible audio performance, while maintaining ease of use even when wirelessly streaming audio from a mobile device,” said Scott Ramirez, vice president of product marketing and development, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital products Division. “Its low-profile design takes up little space, yet fills the room with dynamic sound. And, this is just the first of a series of speaker models designed to meet a wide range of home theater needs.”

The SBX4250 Sound Bar Speaker System comes in a modern matte-black finish with semi-transparent metal grill. It features four midrange speakers and two tweeters, and includes a separate wireless subwoofer that can be placed virtually anywhere in the room. It also comes with a wireless remote to keep you in control. The Sound Bar measures just 3.6 inches tall and an ultra-thin 2.2 inches deep to perfectly match today’s 40” or larger flat panel TVs.

Pricing and Availability
The SBX4250 Sound Bar Speaker System is currently available on and at other select online and in-store retailers at $329.99 MSRP2.

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About Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. (TAIS)
Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TAIS is comprised of three business units: Digital Products Division, Imaging Systems Division, and Telecommunication Systems Division. Together, these divisions provide digital products, services and solutions, including industry-leading portable computers; televisions, TV/DVD Combination products, Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD products, and portable devices; imaging products for the security, medical and manufacturing markets; storage products for computers; and IP business telephone systems with unified communications, collaboration and mobility applications. TAIS provides sales, marketing and services for its wide range of products in the United States and Latin America. TAIS is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America, Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation. For more information on TAIS visit

About Toshiba Corporation
Toshiba is a world-leading diversified manufacturer, solutions provider and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products and systems. Toshiba Group brings innovation and imagination to a wide range of businesses: digital products, including LCD TVs, notebook PCs, retail solutions and MFPs; electronic devices, including semiconductors, storage products and materials; industrial and social infrastructure systems, including power generation systems, smart community solutions, medical systems and escalators & elevators; and home appliances. Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 550 consolidated companies, with 202,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 6.1 trillion yen (US$74 billion). Visit Toshiba’s web site at

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[1] At peak power and at 10% Total Harmonic Distortion (“THD”); L/R: 75W at 4Ω1KHz, 10%THD (Per Channel); SW: 150W at 4Ω 50Hz, 10%THD; Total Output Power (Per Channel): 300W
2 Price. Reseller prices may vary. MSRP means “Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price”
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