Renowned New York City high-end audio retailer and custom installer Stereo Exchange is commemorating 25 years in business with an invitation-only event Nov. 5 that launches a multi-day celebration running through Nov. 8, replete with special sales and product premieres from select manufacturers.
Companies playing a prominent role in the celebration will include Panasonic, which is showing its 85-inch plasma HDTV for the first time at retail, and NAD, which is using the venue to launch its high-end M2 direct digital amplifier. McIntosh will spotlight its new MX150 12-channel A/V preamp and MEN220 room correction system. Headphone manufacturer Grado will highlight its PS1000 luxury ’phones and Vienna Acoustics is spotlighting its Music speakers. Other vendors in attendance will include: Arcam, Audio Research, Ayre, B&W, Crestron, Furman, Integra, JA Michel, Kaleidescape, Marantz, Meridian, Peachtree Audio, REL, Rotel, Sonus Faber, Totem Acoustic, Transparent Cable, Universal Remote Control, and Wadia.
The evening cocktail reception Nov. 5 will feature a performance by singer/songwriter Lori Lieberman and a raffle of prizes from vendors, with a grand prize of a Stereo Exchange $2,500 gift certificate.