Cavalier Audio Introduces Maverick Speaker System with Amazon Alexa Voice Control

July 26 2018, 02:00
Cavalier Audio, a new US-based premium audio lifestyle brand announced the Maverick Portable Bluetooth and Wi-Fi speaker with Amazon Alexa voice control. The new portable speaker shows a different approach to voice-controlled speaker solutions, using refined craftsmanship, authentic materials and impeccable design, together with the latest in audio technology.

With a relentless commitment to authenticity, Cavalier’s team of musicians, designers, and sound engineers aim to bring timeless design and precise sound to the world of modern technology. They use only the finest, durable luxury resources to deliver the perfect balance of aesthetics, strength, style and performance with hand-selected materials and uncompromising attention to detail. Genuine wood with natural oil finish, custom-knit fabrics, perfectly distressed leathers and machined edged metals deliver a timeless design that’s both rustic and refined.

"The adventure to create the most genuine audio performance is what motivates us every day,” says Albert Ashkenazi, Founder of Cavalier. “Our relentless commitment to authenticity, aesthetics and craftsmanship is a standard we hold close to our hearts with the goal of bringing timeless design to the world of modern technology."

The Maverick speaker brings world-class acoustics to life with a 20W stereo speaker system featuring two active drivers and dual passive radiators that create a true room-filling experience. The speaker is fully portable thanks to both Bluetooth 4.0 and Wi-Fi capabilities, allowing listeners to enjoy music no matter where they are. For voice calls, the Maverick is able to act as a speakerphone with built-in echo noise cancellation. 

Maverick lets users go completely hands-free with built-in far-field microphones for Amazon Alexa voice control. Voice commands support Wi-Fi streaming with platforms such as Pandora, Spotify, iHeartRadio and Amazon Prime Music services. Spotify Connect integration allows direct control of music playback via the Spotify App.

“The Cavalier Maverick speaker system strikes a creative balance between elegant design and high-quality, immersive sound,” adds Pete Thompson, VP of the Alexa Voice Service at Amazon. “With Alexa built-in, customers can enjoy a more natural, convenient listening experience, as well as features like flash briefing and smart home controls, and access to tens of thousands of Alexa Skills.”

Listeners can also turn their homes into a sound stage with multi-room audio support by linking several Mavericks together, or they can set up a Cavalier speaker in additional rooms or in a right/left configuration in a single room for stereo. The built-in rechargeable battery allows for up to 9 hours of playtime.

Maverick comes equipped with a premium leather charging base to give the speaker a true home setting with a design that complements a mix of interiors. Cavalier’s precise attention to detail is reflected in Maverick’s included, custom-stitched charging cable with USB-C connector and canvas carrying case so users can take the speaker with them in style. Its integrated programmable smart button allows listeners to customize touch controls, including playlist shortcuts for streaming platforms like Spotify and iHeartRadio, for those moments when it is just easier to press a button.

Easily set up as a single or multi-room portable Bluetooth and Wi-Fi system in just a few steps through the free Cavalier app (iOS and Android), the solution also supports over-the-air software updates through the app. The Maverick is available now in Black or Indigo for $299 at and includes a canvas carrying case for on-the-road use and protection.
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