8 Years Later, Lenbrook Returns to Independent Reps

From Independent…to Direct…to ‘Hybrid’ It was clearly one of the most explosive stories I wrote back in May 2011 generating tons of email and phone calls in response. The topic? Lenbrook, darling of the specialty A/V channel that for decades … Continue reading

Huge Management Transition at Lenbrook; End of an Era

Lenbrook International announced this week a major transition in their management team in what it said was a carefully thought-out “succession plan.” Lenbrook, parent company to the Bluesound, NAD, and PSB brands, will restructure their senior management team in the … Continue reading

NAD to Implement Dirac Room Correction Technology

NAD Electronics announced this week that it will begin incorporating Dirac Live room correction technology in certain yet-to-be-introduced models in the near future. Saying that this development is a “Strengthening [of] its commitment to provide customers with an unparalleled home … Continue reading

Stephen DeFuria, Top Audio Executive & Friend to Many, Dies

  Stephen DeFuria, a top specialty audio industry sales executive uniquely conversant in both high-end AND more mainstream audio, died early Sunday morning after a long battle with cancer. DeFuria was 61-years old and passed away at home with his family … Continue reading

With BluOS, is Lenbrook the Apple of High-End Distributed AV?

Company Expands BluOS into NAD Line, Expanding Its Options Back in the Fall of 2013, we told you about the birth of a new brand called Bluesound – a new networkable, high-quality wired and wireless multiroom music system. Almost simultaneously, … Continue reading

At High End Show, Bluesound & NAD Offer High-End Announcements

From the High End show now taking place in Munich, Germany, Bluesound and NAD, two specialty audio lines leading the charge into high-res and high quality audio, made several interesting announcements about their efforts. Both brands are marketed here in … Continue reading

NAD Offers Buyers of Select AVR & Pre/Pro Models a Free 4K Ultra HD Upgrade

NAD Electronics announced today that purchasers of select NAD audio/video receivers (AVRs) and preamp/processors (Pre/Pros) will receive a certificate for a free 4K upgrade module expected to be delivered later this year. The company says this is a $600 value … Continue reading

NAD Launches New Masters Series Models Targeted Squarely at ‘Audiophile 2.0’

*See update note below…* On Wednesday, Lenbrook America, the exclusive distributor of NAD in the U.S., held a press presentation in a suite at the upscale Andaz 5th Avenue Hotel in Manhattan. It was a cool but gray and curiously … Continue reading