NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) is the biggest show of the year for HARMAN Professional Solutions’ Entertainment group, and this year did not disappoint. In our first NAMM appearance since restructuring the division into a more customer-centric organization, we debuted our new open-concept booth to rave reviews, hosting non-stop meetings with customers, partners, prospects and media throughout show hours over four days.

We launched 27 new products, including:


  • K52 Closed-back Headphones

  • K72 Closed-back Headphones

  • K92 Closed-back Headphones

  • K67 High-performance DJ Headphones

  • K167 Professional DJ Headphones

  • Drum Set Concert 1 Professional Drum Microphone Set




  • 565 Dual Chassis Optical Compressor

  • 555 5-Band Parametric EQ

  • 540 Tube Mic Preamp with Optical Compressor

  • PowerBlock3 Smart Power Supply

  • PowerRack3 Smart Power Rack

  • BLU Link Compatible DriveRack VENU360B

  • Dante Compatible DriveRack VENU360D

  • Di4 Active 4-Channel Direct Box with Line Mixer

  • Di1 Active Direct Box

  • DJdi 2-Channel Passive Direct Box

  • CT-2 Cable Tester

  • CT-3 Advanced Cable Tester




  • TRIO+ Band Creator

  • DOD Looking Glass Overdrive



  • EON 208P 2-Way PA with Powered 8-Channel Mixer and Bluetooth

  • SUB18 High-Output Studio Subwoofer

  • SpeakerAngle App

  • SpeakerPro App

  • Nano Patch+ Compact 2-Channel Passive Volume Controller

  • M-Patch 2 Passive Stereo Controller and Switch Box

  • Active Speaker Starter Set Studio Monitor Enhancement Pack


In addition, multiple HARMAN Professional Solutions’ brands received awards and honors, including:

  • The JBL SRX800 Series won two ProSoundWeb Readers’ Choice Awards, one for Active Full Range and one for Passive Full Range.

  • The Lexicon PCM41 won a NAMM TECnology Hall of Fame Award.

  • AKG MicroLite microphones were named to Church Production Magazine’s Top 5 Products for Churches from NAMM 2016 list.

  • DigiTech Trio+ won NAMM's Best in Show Award


HARMAN Professional Solutions’ products garnered more than two dozen reviews and were also featured in several Best in Show pieces, including:

For the fourth year running, the Grand Plaza Stage was outfitted with HARMAN Professional Solutions’ tour sound and lighting products. The complete system featured JBL VTX line arrays and the new M Series stage monitors, Crown I-Tech HD amplifiers, AKG microphones, a Soundcraft Vi7000 digital mixing console and Martin lighting. The stage hosted a variety of artists over the course of the show, including Graham Nash, SubLoco and a Legends Concert, featuring Bill Champlin formerly of Chicago, Bobby Kimball formerly of Toto, Dennis Tufano formerly of Buckinghams, Chuck Negron formerly of Three Dog Night, Jimy Sohns formerly of Shadows of the Knight and Spencer Davis formerly of Spencer Davis Group.

In addition, GoPro’s Jam Booth was outfitted with a complete HARMAN retail solution, where show attendees could record and post their performances to GoPro's social channels.


Who’s ready for NAMM 2017? We’ll be there with more innovative technologies and products!