Denon, the Premiere Susan G. Komen® Headphone Partner, Announces Exercise Freak™ Fitness Headphones Arrive in Stores For the First Time

Jun 05, 2013

--Denon Electronics partners with Komen in the mission to save lives and find the cures for breast cancer--

Kleinburg, Ontario, June 6, 2013 – As the premiere Susan G. Komen® headphone partner, Denon’s Exercise Freak headphones are making their way from shelves to workouts. Denon Electronics, a premier manufacturer of high-quality home and personal audio products, is partnering with Komen to offer new special edition Exercise Freak In-Ear Headphones. The new signature pink audio headphones allow users to combine their personal workout efforts with their desire to support a worthy cause. With each pair sold, $12.30 benefits Komen supporting innovative research and global programs. They are available for the first time at select Denon® dealers for $169.

Denon Exercise Freak Headphones Rock a Workout
Music has the power to enhance and motivate a workout performance. With this in mind, Denon Exercise Freak Headphones were created specifically to help people achieve their very best. Denon covered all of its bases with the Exercise Freak Headphone features, including:

  • Bluetooth® 3.0 wireless connectivity, with an integrated amplifier
  • Super lightweight and Sweat-proof design with articulating in-ear pieces
  • Signature sound quality
  • Rechargeable battery to provide up to 7 hours of pulse-pounding music for even the longest of workouts
  • A special reflective band on the back to help keep runners safe at night
  • Notably, Denon paid very close attention to the fit of the headphones, recruiting athletes worldwide to conduct serious testing of early prototypes in order to insure the final design delivered the most secure and lightweight fit.
  • Denon Sport mobile app


With Denon’s Exercise Freak Headphones users never have to break up the rhythm of a workout, even when answering an incoming phone call. The Exercise Freak features Denon’s integrated controls and microphone, simply tap the earpiece to switch from music to calls and back again. Denon’s patent-pending air cushion serves two purposes – cushioning the centrifugal force of pressing a button to control music while in motion and providing ventilation in between the earpiece and your head. The Exercise Freak comes with a handy mesh carry case and a karabiner clip to attach the case to the outside of your gym bag.

Denon Sport App + Denon Exercise Freak Headphones = Maximum Results
With the Denon Sport Mobile App, the Exercise Freak is a virtual workout buddy designed to fit securely and comfortably in users ears during even the toughest sessions. In addition to a GPS tracking feature for outdoor activities, the App includes a workout journal to track fitness goals. With access to the online community via Facebook and Twitter, users can easily share workout progress with friends. The Denon Sport App even lets users map location, speed and how long it should take to complete a run at the target pace! The Denon Sport App is available for download.

The Exercise Freak is part of Denon’s new widely varied headphone family- Exercise Freak, Urban Raver, Globe Cruiser, Music Maniac, and Classic. They feature groundbreaking lifestyle-specific smartphone applications, all of which are engineered from the ground up to Sound Like You™, Move Like You, Fit Like You. Denon’s new Exercise Freak headphones are compatible with all Bluetooth devices and include anti-microbial ear tips (S, M, & L sizes) and a micro USB charging cable (for charging the battery).

Denon Headphones
All Denon Headphones are engineered with the same passion for quality and superior audio performance that Denon has applied for over 100 years to make superior audio products. Denon develops and engineers each of its advanced headphone products by carefully crafting personal listening and style solutions. To create its widely varied headphone family- Exercise Freak, Urban Raver, Globe Cruiser, Music Maniac, and Classic Denon listened to consumers. The result is a new type of headphone line that not only delivers a perfect fit but also includes differentiated feature sets, specialized design elements and the groundbreaking integrated application suites to suit each individual lifestyle and listening preference. Simply put, Denon Headphones are engineered to Sound Like You™, Move Like You, Fit Like You so you can feel the music like never before.

About Denon Electronics
Denon is a world leader in the manufacture of the highest-quality home theater, audio and software products. Denon is recognized internationally for innovative and groundbreaking products and has a long history of technical innovations, including the development and groundbreaking commercialization of pulse-code modulation (PCM) digital audio. Denon Electronics is owned by D&M Holdings, Inc.

About D+M Group
D+M Group is a global company dedicated to enhancing life through inspired sound solutions delivered anytime, anywhere. With a strong belief that “Performance is everything,” D+M is focused on innovation to meet the needs of customers in an increasingly digital world. Serving the consumer, professional and automotive markets, D+M Group brands include Allen & Heath, Boston Acoustics®, Calrec Audio, Denon®, Denon DJ, Denon Professional, Marantz®, Marantz Professional, and Premium Sound Solutions. Headquartered in Mahwah, New Jersey, D+M Group has approximately 2,000 employees worldwide, with products and services marketed in more than 45 countries. D+M Group is a Bain Capital portfolio company.

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About Susan G. Komen®
Nancy G. Brinker promised her dying sister, Suzy, she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer. Today, Susan G. Komen® works to end breast cancer in the U.S. and throughout the world by investing more than $750 million in breast cancer research and $1.5 billion in community outreach programs over the past 30 years; providing funding to help low-income and uninsured women get screened and get treatment; advocating for cancer research and outreach programs; and working globally in more than 30 countries. Visit Connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

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