I think Crown is now owned by Harman.
Critics of Mark Levinson say that Levinson amps are now just glorified Crown amps but I think they are a little misguided. I know for a fact Mark Levinson (HSG) has entire teams dedicated to designing inovative new amps. There were a few at CEDIA including one designed to be a like the lauded No. 33.
Jerry Del Colliano