PETALUMA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Core Brands, LLC, a Nortek, Inc. company (NASDAQ: NTK), today announced the immediate online availability of the industry-anticipated Korus™ portable wireless speaker system for enjoyment of TRUE high fidelity audio playback of your music, videos, games─ and even streaming music such as Pandora® and Spotify®─ from your smartphone, tablet, laptop and PC. Get your Korus™ today at KorusSound.com. The Korus™ V-Series combines into one speaker system the best of both Bluetooth and Wi-Fi advantages, for a next generation, high quality audio experience. The V600 offers full sound for any size space at $399, and the V400 at $299 is also available for smaller areas, where you want exceptional sound. One to four Korus speakers can be combined in one or a number of rooms, with the ability to separate speakers to use independently at anytime.
“KORUS is a superior, one-room or multi-room, wireless audio solution”
Korus is literally plug-and-play. It’s that easy. And, Korus offers extraordinary TRUE high fidelity sound quality and audio signal reliability. Korus’ proprietary LiveStage™ acoustic architecture and its use of SKAA® wireless for connection and streaming provide a playback experience far superior to existing wireless solutions, driving the evolution of wireless speaker technology into the next generation, of quality, flexibility and ease of use.
“KORUS is a superior, one-room or multi-room, wireless audio solution,” said noted Technology Industry Analyst, Patrick Moorhead. “I have reviewed KORUS and I am very impressed with it when compared to Sonos and of course, the litany of Bluetooth-based speakers I have used from brands like Bose. The Korus speakers can play any audio content on any player on iPhones, iPads, PCs and Macs. The Korus Batons are essentially just a wireless extension of your audio port. It is a true 'all music, all game, and all movie and video audio' solution.”
The V600 lets you take a premium quality audio experience anywhere, around your home, to a friend’s house or outdoors. Korus speakers have a sleek integrated handle that makes carrying easy. The battery compartment can also take six D cell batteries, so you've got all the power you need to keep the party going anywhere—with up to 90 hours of continuous music.
Easy Set Up
Best of all, Korus is ridiculously easy to use—there are no pass codes to enter, no network configuration steps to follow, no syncing steps to go through. Listeners, using the USB (Windows® and Mac® computers), 30-pin or Lightning™ (Apple ® iOS® devices) compatible Korus Baton wireless audio transmitters, can simply plug-and-play to instantly connect mobile devices or computers to Korus speakers. The connection to Korus is fast and without flaw.
Instant Playback Of Your Media
With Korus, simply plug a Korus Baton into your device and instantly stream. There's no complex network setup or pairing process. Just plug the 30-pin, Lightning™ or USB compatible Baton wireless audio transmitter into your iPhone®, iPad®, iPod®, PC, or Mac® and instantly hear your favorite music, videos and games using the apps you use every day. If you can play it on your device, the audio will wirelessly play back on a Korus speaker. To switch songs streaming from one source device to another, just ‘Pass the Baton’, and easily share music with a friend by unplugging your Baton from your device and plugging into their device and start a new song instantly without changing settings. Korus Batons are available at KorusSound.com for $49.99 each, or get all three Batons for $49.99 when purchasing the V400 and V600 all-in-one starter bundles (also includes two USB Charge Cables) at retail stores this holiday season. And, the Korus volume control app, available on iTunes App Store® at no cost, allows you to control the volume level of each Korus speaker individually or as a group through your iOS device. For ease of charging, Korus offers a USB Charge Cable for $19.99 which allows you to charge your mobile device via the Baton while you are listening to your music. Android® support is coming in 2014.
Powerful High Precision Sound
Based on its unique audio architecture, KORUS delivers crystal clear sound with near zero latency and offers an out-of-the box next generation alternative to current wireless speakers, which results in a vastly improved user experience. The premium Korus speakers offer a longer wireless range of control than Bluetooth speakers, and stream up to 65 feet indoors and 200 feet outdoors1. They can also play from one device to as many as four speakers in one room or a number of rooms. Korus is so flexible and fast that with a click, users can go for 4 separate streams for individual use, to one single stream to all four speakers and have a big sound party mode. In addition to these improvements over current wireless solutions, KORUS offers a highly reliable sound signal that is much more stable and much less susceptible to interference.
Order your Korus today on KorusSound.com and blow your friends away with quality wireless sound played seamlessly from one mobile device or computer in one room or many!
About Core Brands, LLC and Nortek, Inc.
Korus is the brainchild of Core Brands, LLC, which has a 40-year heritage rich in bringing to market pioneering and innovative audio products from high end brands like Niles, Speakercraft and others. Core Brands is part of the Technology Solutions Group of Nortek, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTK), a premier provider of smart technologies for the connected home and office. Headquartered in Petaluma, California, Core Brands combines the product and marketing strengths of eleven iconic audio, power management and control brands into a group that includes ATON®, BlueBOLT®, ELAN®, Emphasys®, Furman®, Niles®, Panamax®, Proficient®, SpeakerCraft®, Sunfire® and Xantech®, and now Korus™ brands. For further information, please visit KorusSound.com, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.
(1)Wireless range may vary with the construction and design of your home and environmental conditions.
*iPad, iPod, iPhone, Mac, iTunes, iTunes App Store are registered trademarks of Apple Inc.
*Windows is a trademark of the Microsoft group of companies.
*Android is a trademark of Google Inc.
*SKAA is a registered trademark of Eleven Engineering.
*Pandora is a registered trademark of Pandora Media, Inc.
*Spotify is a registered trademark of Spotify USA Inc.