Samson Expedition Express PA does Bluetooth and XLR, ships this month for $200

It's been a while since we've looked at enhanced PA speakers, and one of the last big hitters in the category was a little ostentatious. Samson's new Expedition Express keeps things a little lower-key. The one-piece system will take both Bluetooth audio as well as quarter-inch and XLR instrument inputs, but it's subtle enough to feel at home at both the beach and the boardroom. It's also more portable than others -- the small, 10-pound box should be easier to shlep around and lasts a reasonable eight hours on its rechargeable battery. The Expedition Express won't be cheap when it ships this month for $200, and it certainly won't make up for our ham-fisted guitar skills. It might, however, be a solid choice for a backyard party soundtrack.

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Popular Expedition Series Gets A New Self-Powered Addition Featuring Bluetooth Connectivity Available In May

(May 9, 2013 – Hauppauge, NY) – Samson Technologies has a new addition to their widely
popular Expedition Portable PA series. The Expedition Express is an all-in-one portable
sound system that goes anywhere you want great audio. The newly designed speaker is battery
powered, weighs 10 pounds and is Bluetooth enabled, which allows you to wirelessly connect to
your smartphone, laptop or tablet and play your music while on the go. The Expedition Express
is perfect for parties, presentations, tailgating or any place where you need top quality sound at your fingertips. It will be available at retailers nationwide in May and will retail for the low price of $199.99.

Samson's Expedition Express Portable PA delivers pristine, full-range sound incorporating a 2-
way speaker system with a 6-inch woofer and a 1-inch high frequency driver. The user interface
features a 3-channel mixer with XLR (microphones), ¼-inch (any instrument or line-level
devices) and 1/8-inch (MP3) input options. A master 2-band EQ (bass and treble control) allow
you to tweak your sound for optimal sound quality in any setting. The internal rechargeable
battery lasts for 8 hours of continuous usage. In addition, the Expedition Express has a link
output to cascade multiple systems together.

Samson Technologies began in 1980 designing wireless microphone systems. Today, Samson Technologies is an industry leader in both consumer and professional audio. Over 250 of our products are sold and distributed in over 130 countries around the world. Over three decades,
Samson has grown from a small two-person operation to a worldwide enterprise, dedicated to creating innovative new products that will enhance the lives of enthusiasts everywhere.