Datasat Unveils the LS10 Home Cinema Processor Offering Immersive 3D Sound with Speaker Configurations up to 13.1

Datasat Digital Entertainment, the world leaders in audio solutions for home cinema, has today announced the launch of the LS10 audio pro...

Datasat Digital Entertainment, the world leaders in audio solutions for home cinema, has today announced the launch of the LS10 audio processor. Designed at a price point for a wide range of home cinemas and media rooms, the Datasat LS10 delivers fully immersive 3D sound with speaker configurations up to 13.1. With a full compliment of features, the processor delivers the ultimate experience in clean, precise and realistic sound that filmmakers and artists intend. The Datasat LS10 has the same quality, audio excellence and stunning looks that have become not only a Datasat trademark but a refrence standard for all audio products. The Datasat LS10 processor will begin shipping worldwide in Q1 of 2014. The Datasat LS10 home cinema processor focuses on features and technology that deliver the cutting edge of motion picture sound, including Dolby TrueHD, DTS Master Audio and DTS Neo:X. In addition to these formats, the LS10 is available as an option with Auro-3D, which enables both upmixing of standard content and decoding of native Auro-3D content, for up to 13.1 discrete channels of surround sound. With the upcoming release of additional music and movies in the Auro-3D format, the processor allows the home user to add both height and overhead channels to produce a truly immersive listening experience. In addition to enhancing the latest movie and music releases, the Datasat LS10 intelligently enhances the enjoyment of game playing and streaming sports to become the cornerstone of a cutting edge home entertainment system. Key features of the Datasat LS10 include: 15 channels to enable configurations up to 13.1 with stereo sub-woofers Optional Auro-3D Decoding and Upmix Engines Support for leading codecs including Dolby Pro® Logic IIz and DTS Neo:Xï‚™ 10 band parametric EQ per channel for precision control Advanced bass management with high and low pass filters 8 HDMI audio and video inputs to support a range of media formats IR Remote and Network Control via VNC for iOS and Android devices “Datasat works in conjunction with movie studios and filmmakers worldwide to maximise the use of digital surround sound on their movies, and our audio technology drives movie theatres worldwide. The Datasat LS10 brings this experience within the reach of most home cinema installations” said Ciaran Doran, Group CEO of Datasat. “With our close relationship with Auro Technologies, the Datasat LS10 offers integrated support to the exciting Auro-3D immersive sound format for home audiences to experience blockbuster movies such as Elysium’ and Ender’s Game’ as they were originally intended.” Full specification for the Datasat LS10 Digital Audio Decoders: Auro Auro-3D® Decoding Engine Auro-3D® Upmix Engine Dolby Dolby® Digital Plus Dolby® Pro Logic® IIz Dolby® TrueHD DTS DTS-HD Master Audioâ„¢ DTS Neo:Xâ„¢ Signal Inputs: HDMI Audio & Video Inputs HDMI V1.4a with video pass-through (8 in / 2 out) Digital Audio Inputs: TOSLINK – 2 S/PDIF – 2 USB 2.0 – 1 Analog Audio Inputs: Channels: 2 stereo single ended input pairs Connectors: 4 RCA jacks Impedance: 10k ohms Sensitivity Adjustable: -16dBv to -4dBv Signal Outputs: Analog Audio Outputs Channels: 15 Balanced (can be connected unbalanced or single ended) Connectors: 15 XLR Level: 300mV with Fader at 7, +26dBu max (balanced) Audio EQ: Parametric 10-band parametric EQ Adjustable from 20 to 20kHz, gain +/-6dB i•0.1dB steps Q range from 0.7 to 5 Bass Management: Full or adjustable high pass settings for screen and surround speakers Adjustable low pass filter for sub woofers Support for 0 to 2 subwoofers Audio Delays: Individual Channel Delays 0 - 100ms Global Delay 0 –100ms Note: Total delay per channel not to exceed 100ms Control: RS232 DB9 10/100Mbps Ethernet VNC control including by iOS and Android devices Crestron Integrated Device IR Remote Power Requirements: 100-240 VAC, 50-60Hz, auto-switching Power consumption TBA Regulatory Compliance: UL CB Scheme FCC Part 15, subpart B Class A CE RoHS compliant

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