Cobra Electronics Announces General Availability of All-New, High Performance SPX Radar/Laser Detection Series

Cobra Electronics Announces General Availability of All-New, High Performance 
SPX Radar/Laser Detection Series 
Company Sets a New Benchmark in Innovation, Best-in-Class
Price/Performance and Feature Set for Unmatched and Affordable
Situational Awareness Behind the Wheel 
CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 06/18/13 --  Cobra Electronics
Corporation (NASDAQ: COBR), a leading designer and marketer of
award-winning automotive, mobile and consumer electronics, today
announced the general availability of the new Cobra SPX Radar/Laser
Detection Series. Cobra's newest line of powerful yet affordable
detectors includes three models and delivers class-leading
unprecedented performance and range, plus 360-degree protection from
all radar and laser guns.  
With more than 30 years' experience as the industry leader in radar
and laser detection, the SPX series sets a new price/performance
benchmark with pricing that fits virtually every budget. All three
models in the SPX series, the SPX 5300, SPX 5400 and SPX 5500,
feature state-of-the-art technology, including military-grade
components and the latest in circuit design -- all packed in a
compact and progressive design. The new lineup offers an array of
advanced features designed to maximize performance, driver awareness,
and immunity from detection. 
"At Cobra, we pride ourselves on our long-standing reputation for
constantly pushing the boundaries of innovation, price/performance
and driver safety for our loyal customers, so we are pleased to
announce the latest realization of those goals with the all-new SPX
detector series," said Sally Washlow, president of Cobra Electronics.
"We believe all of our constantly expanding lineup of detector models
help enhance driver situational awareness and ultimately driver
safety, and the new SPX series achieves that with pricing, features
and styling that bring these break-through new models with reach of
just about every driver."  
The entire SPX series features a class-leading array of advanced
features, including: 

--  POP Mode(TM) - Real-time detection of instant-on radar guns
--  Auto Mute - Automatically mutes the alert tone for enhanced driver
--  LaserEye(TM) - Provides 360-degree detection of laser signals
--  Intellimute/Intellimute Pro(R) - Relati
ve speed sensing
    auto-shutdown to render your detector undetectable
--  Safety Alert(R) - Warns drivers of the presence of approaching
    emergency vehicles, railroad crossing, and road hazard locations
--  VG-2 Alert(R) and Spectre Alert(TM) - Alerts the user when they
    are under surveillance of VG-2 radar detector and surveillance of
    Spectre I/IV+ radar detector
--  VG-2 Undetectable and Spectre Undetectable - Provides complete
    immunity to VG-2 radar detectors and Spectre I radar detectors
--  Ultrabright data display - Recognition of band detection by use of
    band identification icons
--  Five-level signal strength meter - Provides relative proximity to the
    target and selectable city and highway modes

The SPX 5400 and SPX 5500 models come with Voice Alert for audio
alerting, while the SPX 5500 features DigiView Data Display for
bright, crisp display with easily recognizable digital text. 
Pricing and Availability:
 The SPX Radar line is available nationwide
at and Amazon, Best Buy and Crutchfield for a retail price
ranging from $99.95-149.95.  
About Cobra Electronics:
 Cobra Electronics is a leading global
designer and marketer of communication and navigation products, with
a track record of delivering innovative and award-winning products.
Building upon its leadership position in the GMRS/FRS two-way radio,
radar detector and Citizens Band radio industries, Cobra identified
new growth opportunities and has aggressively expanded into the
marine market and has expanded its European operations. The Consumer
Electronics Association, Forbes and Deloitte & Touche have all
recognized Cobra for the company's innovation and industry
leadership. To learn more about Cobra Electronics, please visit the
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Media Contacts:
Rebecca Kufrin
Skyya Communications
(952) 746-1309 
Chris Kooistra
Cobra Electronics
(773) 972-0691 
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