New Premium Brand Distributor "AV Imports" appointed by Lenbrook Group

New Premium Brand Distributor

Date: 2019-04-20

We are pleased to announce the formation of a new distribution partnership between AV Imports (AVI) and The Lenbrook Group (Canada), the brand owner of NAD Electronics, Bluesound (high res multiroom solutions), and PSB Speakers.

AVI is being launched as a focused, purpose driven import and distribution organization built to serve the South African and SADEC region supplying all three Lenbrook brands to audio dealers and residential installers, with immediate effect.

The AVI ownership group consists of Francois van Rooyen of Cape Town in partnership with Schalk Burger (Jnr) of Johannesburg. Schalk (Jnr) started in the industry in 2006.

The collaboration with The Lenbrook Group has roots back to 1978when Francois first met the principals of Lenbrook. He then enjoyed a long tenureas the NAD and PSB distributor from 1984 until 2015. All the partners, including the brand owners, are fully aligned in the core values of long term business thinking, treasured relationships, and commitment to doing things the right way.

Brand briefing

NAD is probably the best-known specialist audio brand in our market. The current range of products offer our customers broadreach. Included is the basic NAD Classic line with products like the C316BEE V2 amplifier – (follow up to the original 3020 launched in 1978) , a suite of CI specific solutions including the CI580 4 zone rack mount BluOS streaming solution, a developing family of performance audio AVR solutions, and the  just released M10 BluOS streaming amplifier in the flagship Masters Series. Together the current NAD offering represents the finest and most comprehensive product range in NAD’s 47 years of existence.

PSB loudspeakers has a loyal following as a premium speaker brand in Canada, USA and many other markets. PSB offers a comprehensive product line up including a targeted range of affordable 6,5” and 8” round in ceilingspeakers, performanceCI options toprovide installers great upselloptions and three series of performance speakers offering solutions for audio dealers and residential installers across various price spectrums.

Bluesound is a connected high res audio, wireless multiroom brand launched in 2014. It is powered with a world class user app and content interface engine known asBluOS.For a new and modern brand, Bluesound is already world renowned. It offers critically acclaimed performance solutions thanks to its roots in the NAD & PSB hi fi design pedigrees. Bluesound is evolving asthe market leader in residential install offering integration collaborations with known brand leaders in control, lighting and automation. It is fast becoming the music product solution of choice for discerning residential installers around the world.

AV Imports’ mission statement

Our purpose is to import and distribute premium brand audio equipment

We will always remain true to the principles of honesty, the truth, satisfaction and  commitment to providing the highest level of service

The owners share a passion and a love for music - Music feeds one’s soul

For more information contact: Francois van Rooyen, AV Imports (Pty) Ltd.  

Contact no: 082 571 6568

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