Posted Tue Mar 1, 2016 at 11:45 AM PST by Steven Cohen
Two new receivers with Dolby Atmos and future DTS:X support are now shipping.
AudioControl has announced the launch of their latest home audio components. The Concert AVR-7 and Concert AVR-9 receivers are geared toward the custom install market and both feature support for immersive audio technology.
The Concert AVR-7 and Concert AVR-9 are 7.1.4 receivers with integrated Dolby Atmos support and upgradeable DTS:X support via a future firmware update. The AVR-7 features a 7 channel amplifier with 100 watts per channel at 8 ohms. Meanwhile, the AVR-9 features a 7 channel amplifier with 120 watts per channel at 8 ohms or 200 watts per channel at 4 ohms. Both models offer support for 4K 50/60 Hz video playback and include HDMI 2.0a inputs with HDCP 2.2 compliancy, 4 x COAX SPDIF, 2 x Toslink digital audio inputs, 6 x stereo analog inputs, USB Input, Ethernet Client, and 2nd Zone HDMI outputs with ARC compatibility. Additional surround sound modes include Dolby True HD; Dolby Digital Plus; Dolby Digital EX; Dolby Digital 5.1; Dolby Pro Logic IIx; and DTS-HD Master Audio.
Likewise, both models are custom Install control ready with IP, RS232, 12 volt trigger and IR control options. In addition, the Concert AVR-7 and Concert AVR-9 use DIRAC LIVE room correction for audio calibration. Finally, each receiver incorporates four high-performance Dolby Atmos pre-amp outputs. Users can also add additional power through AudioControl’s high-power 2-channel Bijou 600 or Rialto 600 amplifiers.
Pricing has not been detailed, but the AudioControl Concert AVR-7 and Concert AVR-9 receivers are now shipping and come with the company's legendary 5-year warranty. AudioControl Home Theater products are only available for purchase through authorized custom installation professionals and authorized dealers of AudioControl products.
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