Epsilon, maker of Precision Power, Soundstream and Power Acoustik, is pulling Precision Power from the Internet and converting it to a dealer-direct line. It stopped shipping Precision Power car audio products through distributors late last year, said Brandon Meyer, speaking at the Epsilon booth at CES earlier this month.
Precision Power will be sold under a Minimum Advertised Pricing (MAP). The company is currently signing up dealers under the new plan.
A second Epsilon brand, Soundstream, is being slowly transitioned this year to a MAP protected line, but will continue to be sold through distribution, said Meyer.
Additionally, Precision Power showed at CES a new amplifier series designed to mount vertically. Available during the first quarter, the five model PowerClass tower series will range in price from $279 to $399 MAP.
The line uses Sanken transistors from Japan and Wima resistors and capacitors from Germany. Models are as follows: