NAD Launches Rhapsody in Award-Winning NAD BluOS Music Systems

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Pickering, Ontario/Seattle, Washington, December 10, 2014—NAD Electronics, the highly regarded
manufacturer of high-performance audio and video components, introduces Rhapsody to its NAD BluOS
supported wireless music systems. Through this strategic partnership, NAD owners in the U.S. can now
enjoy a premium multi-room wireless audio experience with unlimited access to Rhapsody’s 32 million song
library, curated playlists, and exclusive editorial content, all without any interruption from advertising.
Streaming music, creating personalized playlists, and accessing thousands of the world’s top AM/FM radio
stations from Rhapsody is incredibly simple with NAD BluOS music systems. NAD’s versatile, state-of-the-art
network music players offer countless ways to play and discover new music, including high-resolution audio
files up to 24-bit/192kHz. The addition of Rhapsody allows music lovers the ability to browse and playback
millions of songs using the NAD BluOS Controller App for iOS/Android devices with uncompromising audio
performance. To experience this premium service, Rhapsody is offering NAD BluOS owners in the U.S. a
free two (2) month trial subscription.
“This partnership with Rhapsody brings together two legends in music and audio, both known for living on
the cutting-edge of innovation from the very beginning,” says John Banks, NAD Chief Brand Officer. “Music
lovers will enjoy listening to Rhapsody’s ever-expanding catalogue of songs with the open, dynamic, and
detailed sound of NAD.”

“For more than 13 years, Rhapsody has delivered a premium digital music experience for passionate music
fans,” said Brian McGarvey, Vice President of Business Development at Rhapsody International. “With the
addition of Rhapsody to NAD’s award-winning BluOS music systems, we are excited to bring our catalogue of
more than 32 million songs into the homes of customers who appreciate high-quality audio at home.”
NAD BluOS supported wireless music systems will offer Rhapsody Premier to subscribers who want true highperformance
fidelity beginning December 10, 2014. Rhapsody is offering a complimentary two (2) month trial
subscription to Rhapsody Premier (in the U.S. only) and sign-up is quick and easy directly through the NAD
BluOS Controller App. Owners will need to upgrade all NAD BluOS music systems to software version 1.14.0 to
be able to experience Rhapsody Premier.
NAD BluOS 1.14.0 is supported on the following high-performance NAD models:
! Masters M12 Digital Preamp DAC with MDC DD-BluOS Module
! M50 Digital Music Player
! C 390DD Direct Digital Amplifier with MDC DD-BluOS Module

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