Wednesday, October 19, 2005

Delphi XM RoadyXT Now Available

TROY, Mich., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Delphi Corp., the nation's leadingsatellite radio manufacturer, announced today the availability of the DelphiXM RoadyXT at consumer electronic retailers nationwide. RoadyXT, thesmallest, thinnest satellite radio ever, sells for $79.95 MSRP.

"The Delphi RoadyXT is one of the best bets for this year's holiday gift,"said Joseph A. Damato, director, consumer electronics, Delphi Product &Service Solutions. "RoadyXT sets the standard for size, elegance andfunctionality. With its new features and extra-thin design, RoadyXT continuesin the tradition of representing one of, if not, the best consumer values forsatellite radio receivers in the market."

PC Magazine recently named RoadyXT an "Editors' Choice" and afterreviewing the unit, Editor Bill Howard gave RoadyXT a perfect five-starrating, stating, "Bottom Line: RoadyXT is hands-down the best and smallestadd-on satellite radio runner for dash mounting."

XM Satellite Radio subscribers can listen to XM's 150-plus channels ofcommercial-free music plus premier sports, talk, news, and entertainmentprogramming on the RoadyXT, which can be self-installed quickly and easily inthe car or home.

The sleek, compact RoadyXT comes with everything needed for use in thevehicle. The product has a built-in FM transmitter, which will make any FMradio an XM radio by wirelessly transmitting XM Satellite Radio to any one of100 FM radio frequencies with no cassette deck necessary. The RoadyXT is atrue plug & play for easy installation in any vehicle or at home with thepurchase of optional accessories. Compared to previous Roady models, RoadyXThas a brighter, higher-contrast display screen with seven vivid colordisplays. The unit also offers direct channel entry with backlit keys forimproved visibility and ease of use.

In addition to displaying the channel name, artist name, and song title oneach XM channel, the RoadyXT has a customizable sports ticker that displaysthe latest scores and schedules for professional and college sports. It alsohas a customizable stock ticker for keeping track of up to 20 stocks, and thepopular TuneSelect feature, which alerts the listener when favorite songs andartists are played on any XM channel.

Additional RoadyXT accessories sold separately will include home stereokits and car kits. The RoadyXT with the home stereo kit is also compatiblewith the new Delphi XM Signal Repeater, introduced in June.

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