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DBL Joins Forces With Sanyo to Market Camcorders and GPS Units



SCOTTSDALE, AZ.--- October 17, 2007 -- DBL Distributing LLC, one of the largest and fastest growing wholesale distributors of consumer electronics and related accessories in the United States, today announced a new distribution partnership with SANYO that will immediately make SANYO's award-winning digital camcorders in addition to digital still cameras and the EasyStreet portable navigation products available to over 32,000 independent retailers nationwide.

SANYO designs, manufactures and markets a complete line of consumer digital video camcorders to customers around the world under the Xacti sub-brand and has recently launched the EasyStreet line of portable navigation products designed specifically for the US market. SANYO's products will make their first appearance in DBL's new Fall/Winter catalog and are available today at www.dbldistributing.com.

Effective immediately, DBL will begin marketing SANYO's state-of-the-art camcorders, including the brand new HD1000 & HD700 as well as the popular E1 and CG65. The new HD1000 is the smallest and lightest full 1080i HD camcorder. The HD1000 is loaded with features including a 10x optical zoom, 4-megapixel still photos, 2.7 widescreen display and HDMI high-definition output. The HD700 is a pocket-sized 720p high-definition camcorder designed for fun, everyday use.

DBL will also distribute the SANYO E1, the world's only waterproof camcorder. This powerful camcorder shoots both 6 megapixel photos and full motion videos on land and underwater. Rounding out the line, DBL will carry the CG65 providing entry-level camcorder customers a high-quality all-digital solution. All of the SANYO Xacti camcorders record both videos and still photos to industry standard SD or SDHC memory card for easy transfer to a computer or television and are ideally suited for posting videos to the Internet.

"SANYO camcorders are an excellent addition to DBL's photo/video product assortment," said Henry Chiarelli, president at DBL. "After extensively measuring the trends in new technology for this product segment, we feel that SANYO brings exciting new technology to DBL's customer base."

"We're thrilled to be partnering with DBL to bring SANYO's Xacti and EasyStreet lines to DBLˇ's over 32,000 independent retailers nationwide," said Tom Van Voy, SANYO's Vice President and General Manager for the AV Division. "The excitement and demand for our Xacti camcorders has been incredible and DBL will help us get these exciting products into the hands of our loyal consumers."

SANYO's full line of camcorders and portable navigation products will be included in DBL's Fall/Winter catalog featuring over 420 brand name manufacturers, more than 4,400 new items and over 19,000 products. To order SANYO products, call DBL's dedicated sales staff at 800.733.6766 or order online at http://www.dbldistributing.com.

DBL Distributing LLC, a subsidiary of Ingram Micro, is one of the nation's top distributors of consumer electronics accessories and related products, with more than 32,000 retail customers nationwide. Headquartered in a custom-built 144,000 square foot facility in Scottsdale, Arizona, DBL carries more than 19,000 products from more than 420 quality manufacturers. DBL offers same day shipping for orders placed before 5:00pm MST, a best price for 1 or 100 piece policy and a "no minimum" order policy. DBL's business strategy proves that customers come first. DBL is an active member of CEA, CEDIA, PMA, PARA, NAMM, APRO and NESDA. For more information please visit http://www.dbldistributing.com/ or contact them at 800.733.6766.

SANYO Electric Co., Ltd. is a multi-billion-dollar global leader in providing solutions for the environment, energy and for lifestyle applications based on its Brand Vision 'Think GAIA'. SANYO Fisher Company (a division of SANYO North America Corporation, a subsidiary of SANYO Electric Co., Ltd.), based in Chatsworth, California, markets mobile phones, digital projectors, digital still cameras, digital media camcorders, home appliances, security video equipment, audio systems, portable and mobile electronics and HD televisions. For more information, please visit http://www.sanyodigital.com or http://www.easystreetnav.com. For downloadable hi-res product images, go to http://www.sanyodigital.com and click on ˇ°Dealer Imagesˇ±.


   







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