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Directed Electronics, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2005 Conference Call

VISTA, Calif., Feb. 27, 2006 -- Directed Electronics, Inc. , the largest designer and marketer of consumer branded vehicle security and convenience systems in the United States based on sales and a major supplier of car and home audio, mobile video and satellite radio products, announced today that it will report financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2005 after the market close on Thursday, March 16, 2006.

The Company also announced that its executive officers will host a conference call on the same day at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The Company will discuss its results, its progress and performance for the quarter and the year, and its outlook for the future. The conference call may include forward-looking statements.

The call will be open to all interested investors through a live audio Web broadcast via the Internet at www.directed.com. For those who are not available to listen to the live broadcast, the call will be archived.

About Directed Electronics

Directed Electronics is the largest designer and marketer of consumer branded vehicle security and convenience systems in the United States based on sales and a major supplier of home and car audio, mobile video, and satellite radio products. As the sales leader in the vehicle security and convenience category, Directed offers a broad range of products, including security, remote start, hybrid systems, GPS tracking, and accessories, which are sold under its Viper, Clifford, Python, and other brand names. Directed's car audio products include speakers, subwoofers, and amplifiers sold under its Orion, Precision Power, Directed Audio, a/d/s/, and Xtreme brand names. Directed also markets a variety of mobile video systems under the Directed Video, Directed Mobile Media and Automate brand names. In the home audio market, Directed designs and markets award-winning Definitive Technology and a/d/s/ premium loudspeakers. In August 2004, Directed began marketing and selling certain SIRIUS-branded satellite radio products, with exclusive distribution rights for such products to Directed's existing U.S. retailer customer base.