AudioControl has announced the introduction of three new A/V receivers (AVRs) and two new A/V processors – to be unveiled at ISE 2020. All five units have been engineered to be the foundation of a premium home cinema.
The Maestro X9 and Maestro X7 support 9.1.6 Dolby Atmos, Auro 3D, DTS:X and IMAX Enhanced, with 16-channels of balanced and unbalanced output. Both models offer a full complement of inputs for connection to the latest audio/video components, including seven HDMI 2.0b inputs that fully support 4K UHD and HDR playback.
The new Maestro Series processors house the very latest in audio and video processing technology, featuring Dirac Live room correction with bass management to overcome acoustic anomalies in any space, ESS Sabre DACs that ensure detail and clarity along with authoritative bass response.
Enthusiasts will enjoy intuitive app-based control, Google Cast, Airplay 2, aptX Bluetooth and Wi-Fi streaming connectivity options as well as integrated web-based configuration.
AudioControl Maestro Series preamp/processors can be combined with AudioControl’s newest G4 Series and RS Series amplifiers, including the seven-channel Savoy G4, five-channel Pantages G4 and versatile 4/3/2-channel fully bridgeable Avalon G4.
AudioControl’s new Concert Series of immersive audio/video receivers is comprised of three models: the Concert XR-8, Concert XR-6 and Concert XR-4. All three models include Dirac room correction and all of the popular surround formats, while the Concert XR-6 and Concert XR-8 also add Auro 3D.
Enthusiasts will also appreciate having six channels of user-configurable outputs, ideal for high-pass channels, additional subwoofers or height channels – whatever the room requires to optimise the movie experience. The Concert Series AVRs feature 16-channels of output, integrated web-based configuration, intuitive app-based control, Google Cast, Airplay 2, aptX Bluetooth and Wi-Fi streaming connectivity.
AudioControl’s new AVRs and preamp/processors will become available in the first quarter of 2020. Vist the manufacturer at ISE on booth 5-R96.