Nortek Intros New Panamax BlueBOLT-Enabled Advanced Power Conditioner

April 20, 2020

Nortek Security & Control LLC is introducing the Panamax VT1512-IP Advanced Power Conditioner, a BlueBOLT-enabled, ultra-slim form factor vertical rack power conditioner and power sequencer. Measuring a slim 1.7×1.75×37 inches, the VT1512-IP is a full-featured power conditioner providing protection and filtration for maximum longevity and performance of connected equipment. The Panamax VT1512-IP is BlueBOLT enabled, […]

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Nortek Security & Control LLC Announces BlueBOLT Mobile

October 30, 2019

Nortek Security & Control LLC, today announced that the new BlueBOLT Mobile, a mobile version of the company’s real-time, cloud-based power control and monitoring platform, is available for Apple and Android mobile devices. The new BlueBOLT 2.0 IP Power Management Platform pairs with Panamax and Furman power conditioners to minimize service calls with remote reboots […]

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ELAN Integrates with Samsung

September 11, 2019

Smart home security, control and automation manufacturer Nortek Security & Control LLC has announced the release of the new Samsung Display Driver for its ELAN control system at CEDIA Expo 2019 this week in booth #2013. The new driver allows dealers to easily control Samsung displays via IP, with compatible models including “The Frame,” “The […]

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Dante Details CEDIA 2019 Plans

September 10, 2019

Audinate says that Dante is seeing rapid adoption by manufacturers of residential audio equipment. Dante is already widely used by integrators in the commercial installed AV market to deliver systems with many uncompressed audio channels over a standard Ethernet network. Audinate says Dante’s introduction to the residential market brings cost reductions and installation time savings […]

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Nortek and HomeSphere Partner

June 7, 2019

Nortek Security & Control today announced a new partnership with HomeSphere, a Colorado-based digital marketplace that connects building product manufacturers directly with regional homebuilders. “Through HomeSphere, we can reach over 2,600 local builders with the solutions and services available through the Nortek Security & Control New Home Program, and connect them with certified dealers to […]

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Nortek Security & Control Opens New UK Sales Office and Adds Two New UK Distributors

January 31, 2019

Nortek Security & Control LLC (NSC) has announced the official opening of a new sales, marketing and technical support office in Nottingham, England and the appointment of two additional UK distributors, Aldous Systems and Alltrade, for its ELAN, Furman and Xantech® brands. All three moves will help Nortek Security & Control to better meet the […]

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Gefen Ships 4K 600 MHz 4×1 Multi-View Seamless Switcher

October 1, 2018

Nortek Security & Control (NSC) today announced that it is now shipping the Gefen 4K 600 MHz 4×1 multi-view seamless switcher (EXT-UHD600A-MVSL-41). The 4×1 multi-view switcher is HDCP compliant, with support for input resolutions up to 1080p Full HD (60Hz) and output resolutions up to 4K@60Hz 4:4:4 (18 Gbps, 600 MHz TMDS clock). Audio from […]

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Gefen Ships 4K DisplayPort KVM Over IP Receiver

July 9, 2018

Nortek Security & Control (NSC) today announced that its Gefen brand is now shipping the 4K DisplayPort KVM Over IP Receiver unit (the EXT-DPKA-LANS-RX). The EXT-DPKA-LANS-RX features an output resolution of 4K 30 Hz 4:4:4. HDCP 2.2 and 1.4 are also supported. USB, RS232 two-way IR and audio can be routed independently between any sender and receiver unit, allowing end-users to control any […]

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Linear Debuts New 7″ e3 Entry Access Control Solution at InfoComm 2018

June 8, 2018

Nortek Security & Control (NSC) today debuted the new Linear 7” e3 Entry System. Linear e3’s new 7” weatherproof product features a larger touchscreen display with a self-adjusting sensor, making it easy-to-read both during the day and at night, as well as in rain, sleet and snow. The display is paired with a stainless-steel keypad […]

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Xantech Introduces New HDMI Distribution Line

April 13, 2018

Nortek Security & Control (NSC) today introduced its all-new line of Xantech HDMI distribution solutions — including extenders, switchers and distributions amps. Xantech, traditionally known as a control accessory company, is expending its video product line considerably with these new products — all centered around sending HDMI signals longer distances as well as solving quirky HDMI routing […]

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Linear Adds New 7″ e3 Entry System

April 11, 2018

Nortek Security & Control (NSC) today announced the addition of the new 7″ e3 Entry System to the Linear line of access control and telephone entry solutions. The browser-based Linear e3 Entry System is a touch screen based entry system with a full query keyboard, which they says minimize the number of steps. Dealers save time with an easy-to-install solution […]

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Gefen Ships Four New AV-over-IP Products

February 23, 2018

Gefen, from Nortek Security & Control (NSC), today announced that it is now shipping its EXT-UHD-LANS-TX, EXT-UHD-LANS-RX, EXT-UHDKA-LANS-TX and EXT-UHDKA-LANS-RX models, all part of the new Gen 2.0 AV-over-IP product line. The new EXT-UHDKA-LANS-TX (sender) and EXT-UHDKA-LANS-RX (receiver) solutions enhance AV extension and management for workstation environments where video and USB connectivity is required. In addition to basic KVM functionality, the […]

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Nortek Security & Control Announces ELAN Integration With 2GIG GC3

January 11, 2018

Nortek Security & Control (NSC) today announced the integration of the ELAN Entertainment and Control Platform with the 2GIG GC3, claiming it to be the industry’s first Z-Wave Plus Certified Security panel. The GC3 panel can now be controlled natively from within the intuitive ELAN user interface ELAN’s Auto Zone Detection simplifies installation; once the panel has been configured, all zones […]

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Friendly Management Buyout Separates tvONE from Nortek

August 10, 2015

tvONE on Friday announced a “friendly” management buyout of the company from previous owner Nortek, Inc. The acquisition was completed July 31, 2015, with a new board of directors comprised of the tvONE management team — David Van Horn, David Reynaga and Andy Fliss — with continued active involvement of Frithjof Becker and Richard Mallett. […]

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tvOne Debuts Magenta MultiView II DVI Receiver

June 18, 2014

tvONE officially launched the new Magenta MultiView II DVI Receiver at InfoComm. The new MultiView II DVI Receiver provides a digital connection for most new display devices. Combined with the MV II DVI TX, the MV II DVI RX can extend 1080p video, SPDIF or analog audio, as well as bi-directional RS232, 1,000 feet — […]

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Jeremy Burkhardt Is Back

April 25, 2014

Controversial Jeremy Burkhardt is back… he will officially launch his new audio brand at CEDIA 2014 in Denver. The new company is called Origin Acoustics and the website shows now only a logo that is unmistakably Burkhardt’s bearded profile in silhouette. Supposedly the new company is working on a product portfolio of home theater speakers, […]

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Hagai Says Goodbye to Gefen

October 8, 2013

Gefen has announced its founder, Hagai Gefen, has left the company to pursue other interests. Moving forward, Gefen will be led by Sean Burke, group president of Nortek Technology Solutions group. “This is a natural evolution that we have all been anticipating for some time now,” said Burke. “We have worked very closely with Hagai […]

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rAVe Scoop: Nortek Seeks Buyer for TV One and Magenta Research

July 10, 2013

Earlier in May of this year, Nortek announced that it had experienced double-digit growth, as well as a slight increase in gross profit year-over-year. But, at the same time, it announced a net loss of $15.1 million, or $0.98 loss per share, compared with a net loss of $1.2 million, or $0.08 loss per share, […]

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SpeakerCraft Founder Sues SpeakerCraft Parent Nortek

January 28, 2013

SpeakerCraft co-founder and former president Jeremy Burkhardt has sued SpeakerCraft, and its parent company Nortek for attempting to enforce an invalid non-competition agreement and restrict his right to work. Having resigned from SpeakerCraft in April 2012, Burkhardt is now seeking to return to the industry he helped build over the last 25 years and has […]

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Nortek Forms New ProAV Group in its Technology Solutions Segment

November 19, 2012

Nortek just announced that it has combined three of their brands (Gefen, TVOne and Magenta Research) into a new ProAV Group within the Nortek Technology Solutions segment. Based in Chatsworth, Calif., the newly formed group has additional U.S. offices in Connecticut (Magenta) and Kentucky (TVOne), as well as international locations in Brazil, China, Germany, Hong […]

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Podcast: Daily rAVe Episode 119: Gary Strikes Again

August 31, 2012

Hosts: Tim Albright, and  Gary Kayye A few months back, Nortek had all these products spread out among different companies. Some of them even making the same thing; like speakers. Gary wrote a piece where he encouraged Nortek to put them under one company and brand them as such. Enter Core Brands, Nortek’s new group […]

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Nortek Changes Everything – Seriously, Everything!

May 24, 2012

Jeremy Burkhardt is gone, Mark Terry is on his way out and and the company is going to make MAJOR changes — only some of which have been released. What Nortek is saying in public is this: Mark Terry, president of AVC Group, will leave the company. “Mark and his team have done an outstanding […]

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