System 1 will demonstrate the Baby Grand References
System 2 will feature two new products:
The Contender: a floor standing 3 way speaker which is the step up from the Boxer. The Contender tower is 90 dB sensitive, 8 ohms, with response from 35Hz to 28 kHz and uses Boxer technology. MSRP is $3400/pr.
The Announcer is the matching center channel speaker for the Contender and Boxer. It incorporates three drivers and uses Boxer technology. Both new models are available in the standard Boxer finishes: True Piano Cherry and True Piano Black. MSRP is $1500.
November 2010 - Nola Boxer wins The Absolute Sound Entry Level Loudspeaker 2010 Product of the Year Award.
November 2010 - RMAF 2010 show review wrapup: Nola at Rocky Mountain Audiofest
October 2010 - The 2nd annual Nola Boxer raffle was held at Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2010 in Denver, Co. this past week. The lucky winner was Regina Hammock of Valley Stream , NY. Congratulations to Regina for being this year's winner of a beautiful pair of Nola Boxer Loudspeakers. :-)
August 2010 - Jonathan Valin reviews the NOLA Baby Grand Reference in the Absolute Sound issue 205. He concludes "they earn my highest recommendation."
August 2010 - Steremojo reviewed the Nola Micro Grand Reference and gave them a Maximum Mojo Award.
July 2010 - Carl Marchisotto was interviewed in the August issue of The Absolute Sound.
May 2010 - Dean Seislove of Positive Feedback Online reviewed the Nola Boxer
May 2010 - Neil Gader of the abso!ute sound reviewed the Nola Boxer in the June/July 2010 issue
May 2010 - Hi-Fi News reviews the Micro Grand Reference in the June 2010 issue
April 2010 - SoundStage awarded the Metro Grand Reference Best Sound at the Show at CES 2010
February 2010 - Neil Gader of The Absolute Sound magazine reviewed the Nola Boxer loudspeaker.
January 2010 - The Absolute Sound Magazine awarded the Nola TBolt III Subwoofer an Editor's Choice Award. Harry Pearson wrote, "The addition of the Nola TBolt IIIs (still one of the cleanest, most musically natural of all those on the market) gave the power for the thunderous bass some movies require, without coloring the bottom octaves (as, say, on organ recordings) unnaturally."
January 2010 - The Absolute Sound Magazine awarded the Nola Viper Reference II its third Editor's Choice Award: "If you are frustrated by loudspeakers that occasionally impress in a hi-fi sense, but don't really allow you to focus on the music, Tom Martin found the open-baffle, multiway Nola Viper Reference to be a breakthrough - neutral, non-analytical, and highly musical."
January 2010 - CES 2010 Wrap-up
January 2010 - Nola introduces the compact floor standing Metro Grand Reference at CES 2010. Only one square foot of floor space is required for the Metro to provide its magic.
October 2009 - Lyric HiFi & Video reviewed the Micro Grand Reference
October 2009 - Show review wrapup: Nola at Rocky Mountain Audiofest
October 1, 2009 - Nola has upgraded the Viper Reference to the series III level for improved performance. We will hold the price at the series II level of $15,000 until Jan 1, 2010 at which time there will be a price increase.
October 2009 - Nola at Rocky Mountain Audiofest
NEWS FLASH: We are pleased to announce that Johnathan Scheufler of Aurora, CO is the proud winner of the raffle held at RMAF 2009 for a pair of the new Nola Boxer Bookshelf Loudspeakers. Congratulations to Johnathan.
From October 2 through October 4, Nola will demonstrate the Baby Grand Reference and the new amazing Micro Grand Reference standmount. In addition to CD source we will also use 15inch anolog 2 track tape for maximum performance. Nola will exhibit in suite 2021.
In addition, in room 2020 Jolida will demonstrate the new BOXER standmount ($1500/pr). Boxer is Nola quality throughout and is finished in gloss true piano Cherry Wood-the same finish as in our more expensive models.
September 2009 - Nola introduces a new bookshelf monitor called the Boxer at $1500/pr.
August 2009 - The Absolute Sound Magazine (Issue 195, September 2009) awarded the Nola Viper Reference II its second Editor's Choice Award.
June 2009 - Frank Doris at Home Theater Review reviewed the Nola Viper Reference II, calling it "one of the finest loudspeakers I have heard in more than 40 years of listening to top-performance audio playback systems."
June 2009 - Dagogo.com reported on the Nola Viper Reference II at AKFEST 2009
May 2009 - Nola sets the production price of the Micro Grand Reference at $14,000/pr. Despite favorable comments at the 2009 CES, Carl Marchisotto was not completely happy with the performance. He therefore went back and upgraded the speaker before production, to incorporate the latest generation of our Alnico midrange and also installed a more advanced three-board internal crossover to support it. The $14,000 price reflects these upgrades.
May 2009 - Positive Feedback reported on the Nola Viper Reference II and Boxer prototype at AKFEST 2009
January 2009 - Enjoy The Music reported on the Nola Baby Grand Reference at CES 2009
January 2009 - Jonathan Valin from AVGuide.com/The Absolute Sound reported on the Nola Baby Grand Reference at CES 2009
January 2009 - Home Theater and High Fidelity reported on the Nola Micro Grand Reference at CES 2009
January 2009 - Positive Feedback reported on the Nola Baby Grand Reference and Micro Grand Reference at CES 2009
January 2009 - Reporting at CES 2009, UHF Magazine wrote, "We enjoyed the large and handsome Nola Baby Grand Reference speakers, with their rosewood finish and the open baffle for the Raven ribbons and the midrange drivers. Audio Research provided the rest of the chain. Gorgeous!"
January 2009 - Nola Baby Grand wins 2008 Product of the Year Award from Stereomojo magazine
January 2009 - Nola Baby Grand wins best sound at two different shows
January 2009 - Nola Micro Grand Reference reviewed at CES 2009
January 2009 - Stereomojo raves about the Baby Grand Reference
December 2008 - The new Nola Micro Grand Reference loudspeaker will be introduced at the January 2009 CES Show. No ordinary stand mount, the Micro is a scaled down Baby Grand and is designed to provide the same musical experience in a smaller venue. Micro employs two magnesium woofers, one magnesium open baffle mid range and one open baffle true ribbon tweeter. A dedicated double platform ball bearing base is included.
December 2008 - Hi Fi News highly recommended the Nola Viper Reference II in their December issue
October 2008 - StereoMojo.com awarded the Nola Baby Grand Reference Best Sound In Show at RMAF 2008
October 2008 - EnjoyTheMusic.com mentioned the Nola Baby Grand Reference at RMAF 2008
October 2008 - Positive Feedback listed the Nola Baby Grand Reference in their Top Ten Rooms of Attainable Audio at RMAF 2008.
September 2008 - Nola Viper Reference Series I wins an Editors' Choice Award in The Absolute Sound magazine, issue 185, October 2008. (Note: the Viper Reference has been upgraded to series II status).
May 2008 - StereoMojo.com reviewed the Nola Viper IA and awarded it their highest award, the Maximum Mojo Award
April 2008 - Tom Martin of the Absolute Sound Magazine reviews the Nola Viper Reference in the April/May issue and calls it a "breakthrough".
January 2008 - The Viper Reference has been upgraded to series II ($15,000) and was demonstrated at the 2008 CES.
January 2008 - Chris Martens from The Abso!ute Sound named the Nola Baby Grand Reference as Best Sound at CES 2008.
January 2008 - Jonathan Valin from AVGuide.com reviewed the Nola Baby Grand Reference at CES 2008.
January 2008 - Positive Feedback mentioned the Nola Baby Grand Reference and Viper Reference at CES 2008.
January 2008 - High-End Palace reviewed the Nola Baby Grands at CES 2008.
January 2008 - StereoMojo.com reviewed the Nola Baby Grand Reference at CES 2008
December 2007 - The Viper IA was reviewed in Issue 34 of Positive Feedback magazine
December 2007 - The Viper IA was given a Writers Choice Award for 2007 in Issue 34 of Positive Feedback magazine
October 2007 - Nola Viper Reference reviewed in Hi-Fi+
October 2007 - Nola Viper Reference wins best sound of show at IHEAC 2007
October 2007 - The Absolute Sound magazine bestowed an Editor's Choice Award to the Nola Grand Reference IV.1 loudspeaker system.
September 2007 - The Nola Viper Reference was reviewed on StereoMojo.com
September 2007 - In The Absolute Sound Magazine, issue 174, September 2007, Harry Pearson reviews the Nola Grand Reference IV.1
May, 2007 - The Nola Viper Reference was reviewed in the Finnish magazine Hifimaailma
May, 2007 - The Nola Viper IIA was reviewed in HiFi&Musik
May, 2007 - We are proud to announce that both the NOLA Grand Reference and NOLA Viper Reference are now on demonstration at Lyric Hi-Fi in New York City!
January, 2007 - Nola showed the Viper Reference and Viper IA at CES 2007 in Las Vegas. Click here for Show Reports
November, 2006 - The Nola Viper IIA, LCR Reference and Thunderbolt III were reviewed in this month's Robb Report Home Entertainment magazine.
October, 2006 - The Nola Nola Grand Reference IV and TBolt III subwoofer received an Editor's Choice award from Harry Pearson in the current issue of the abso!ute sound.
June, 2006 - The Pegasus Reference Xtreme was reviewed by Positive Feedback at Home Entertainment 2006 in Los Angeles.
June, 2006 - The Pegasus Reference has been upgraded to the Pegasus Reference Xtreme. The price is now $55,000 and includes the Xtreme crossover modules developed for the Grand Reference IV.
March, 2006 - Positive Feedback reviewed the Nola T-Bolt III Subwoofer.
February, 2006 - We are pleased to announce that Lyric Hi Fi in NYC now has the new Nola Grand Reference IV on demonstration.
February, 2006 - Pegasus won a Product Of the Year Award in HiFi+ magazine.
February, 2006 - Pegasus was given a follow-up review in Hi-Fi+ magazine.
February, 2006 - Positive Feedback reviewed the Pegasus Reference at CES 2006. Reviewer Karl Lozier states: "The sound quality was superb, simply superb... Easily a contender for best sound quality at CES."
January, 2006 - The Nola Mini was reviewed in the January issue of Stereophile.
January, 2006 - Pegasus was reviewed in HiFi+
January, 2006 - the abso!ute sound reported on the Rocky Mountain Audio Fest in Denver, Colorado. They wrote, "Also mated with DeHavilland gear - and sounding quite good - were the Nola Viper Reference loudspeakers ($12,000), three-way, open-baffle floorstanders that Carl Marchisotto debuted at the show. The Nolas were one of the better sounds at RMAF - not as authoritative as the ($60,000) VR-9SEs, but every bit as beautiful and transparent."
December, 2005 - the abso!ute sound conveys an Editor's Choice Award on the Nola TBolt II subwoofer. They wrote, "With one twelve-inch driver similar to those in the Grand Reference and a critically-tuned, all-wood, heavily braced box, what we have here in the TBolt II is a baby Tyrannosaurus Rex of the subwoofer field: fast, vicious in its attack, and thunderous in its power."
October 1-2, 2005 - Nola debuted the Nola Viper Reference at the Rocky Mountain Audio Fest in Denver, Colorado.
July 2005 - The Viper II was reviewed in Positive Feedback.
July 2005 - Introducing Blue Thunder speaker cable
July 2005 - Introducing the IP-1 Isolation Platform
June/July 2005 - The Nola Grand Reference III is listed once again as the reference two-channel loudspeaker system by Harry Pearson in The Absolute Sound Magazine, issue 154, June/July 2005. In the same issue in an hp's workshop update, Pearson notes an even better sense of continuousness and coherent soundfield from 40Hz up, with the new crossover and isolation base.
April 2005 - The Viper Signature was part of one of the "Best Rooms In Show" at Le Festival Son et Image de Montréal 2005.
April 2005 - The Grand Reference II was exhibited to excellent reviews at the Taiwan Hi End Show 2005
February 2005 - Nola has been awarded a Positive Feedback Online 2004 Writers' Choice Award for the Mini loudspeakers.
February 2005 - Nola has been awarded AudioArt's "Best Performance Of The Year" for the Grand Reference II.
January 2005 - Nola has garnered rave reviews for the new Pegasus loudspeaker at CES 2005:
January 2005 - Nola Loudspeakers will be exhibiting new products at the 2005 Consumer Electronics Show in the Alexis Park Hotel. Pegasus, Viper II Plus, Viper I and LCR Reference will be on display.
October 2004 - Positive Feedback reviewed the Mini.