Cobra Electronics Announces General Availability of Cobra CWR200 Emergency and
Weather Alert Radio
Company Introduces Durable, All-Hazards and Weather Preparedness
Device for Ultimate Emergency and Disaster Preparation
CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 04/22/14 -- Cobra Electronics
Corporation (NASDAQ: COBR), the leading designer and marketer of
award-winning safety, outdoor and consumer electronics, today
announced the general availability of the Cobra CWR200 Emergency and
Weather Alert Radio, an all-purpose weather and emergency
preparedness radio that helps users to stay prepared, connected and
safe during emergency weather and other emergencies.
As recent severe weather-related disasters have shown, preparedness
is key in minimizing danger. The new Cobra CWR200 is an
All-Hazards-Alert portable weather radio with new weather alert
features that make it Cobra Electronics' most advanced all-purpose
weather radio to-date. As a NOAA Weather and Emergency Radio, users
receive alerts to over 60 emergency related events such as tornados,
hurricanes, blizzards, natural disasters, civil emergencies and more.
As well, the Cobra CWR200 features Specific Area Messaging Encoding
(S.A.M.E), allowing users to filter and receive alerts concerning
only their local area.
Cobra's CWR200 is a durable, All-Hazards-Alert weather radio that has
been designed with ruggedness and harsh conditions in mind. The Cobra
CWR200 helps outdoor recreationists or individuals and families
located in highly-active storm locations to stay connected and
informed of the environment around them. The Cobra CWR200 can also be
used as a preparation tool for when severe weather strikes.
Additional key features include:
-- Three Level Alert LED Indicator: Bright LED flashes Red (Warning),
Orange (Watch) or Yellow (Advisory) depending on the alert level
-- TORNADO MODE Button: Limits or silences all alerts except for tornados
and other extreme emergencies
-- USB Output and Smartphone Charging: Charges a mobile device using the
radios battery power and standard cable
-- LED Flashlight: Illuminate your way with the built-in LED flashlight
no matter the lighting conditions
-- Alarm Clock with Snooze: Helps stay on schedule if other alerting
The Cobra CWR200 also includes a number of additional user benefits,
including a rubberized grip for traction in slick environments, and
an illuminated dot matrix LCD display for ease-of-use when navigating
through menus. As well, users receive a set of AA NiMH rechargeable
batteries, micro-USB A/C charger, desktop charger and a wrist strap
"Since minutes and seconds matter greatly in the event of severe
weather and emergency situations, a quick and simple way to stay
informed and connected is crucial for safety," said Sally Washlow,
president of Cobra Electronics. "We worked to provide our customers
with a powerful weather alert system that is easy-to-use, portable
and affordable; allowing users to stay safe, ready and prepared
during severe weather and emergency situations."
The Cobra CWR200 is available now at Amazon, Newegg.com, Rakuten.com
and Walmart.com as well as Cobra.com for a retail price of $39.95.
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
Cobra site at www.cobra.com. Follow Cobra on Twitter at
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