AudioControl Launches Concert AVR-6 and Concert AVR-8 Ultra HD 4K Home Theatre Receivers
Stand 5-R117, ISE 2014
AudioControl, the U.S. award winning designer of home theatre processors and amplifiers, today announced the in...
Stand 5-R117, ISE 2014
AudioControl, the U.S. award winning designer of home theatre processors and amplifiers, today announced the international launch of its new Concert AVR-6 and Concert AVR-8 Ultra HD 4K home theatre receivers. AudioControl's new AVR-6 and AVR-8 receivers deliver a visually stunning entertainment experience, designed by a company with nearly 40 years of making some of the best audio and video products in the world.
Behind the striking contemporary visual design, the Concert AVR-8 benefits from the high-end audio performance that AudioControl is renowned for. Its powerful high-current 7 x 200 watts per channel theatre amplifier creates a truly incredible audio platform that turns watching a movie in your living room, media space or theatre into a movie lover's 'nirvana'.
The Concert AVR-6 also benefits from the same high performing audio and video platform as the Concert AVR-8, powering its seven-channel amplifier at 100 watts per channel into 8 ohms.
AudioControl CEO Alex Camara commented, "AudioControl has been at the forefront of designing and manufacturing high performance, quality audio and video products for nearly 40 years. Our new Concert receivers deliver an incredible audiophile experience, combined with the latest in 4K Ultra HD video processing, that results in the ultimate viewing and listening experience for movie lovers, not prepared to compromise on their passion for the highest quality entertainment experience. We are delighted to have our international launch at ISE 2014 in Amsterdam and look forward to meeting many of our current and new customers".
The Facts and Features
The features of the Concert AVR-6 and AVR-8 Receiver have been designed to deliver a breathtaking experience. Amongst the many features and capabilities of these new receivers are the following:
• 7.1 Home Theatre 4K Ultra HD and 3D advanced surround sound receiver.
• Specialist high-performance receiver for the Custom Install market.
• 7 HDMI inputs; COAX SPDIF x 4; Toslink x 2; RCA Phono x 6; USB Input, Ethernet Client.
• Ability to be configured as a full 7.1 system, or as a 5.1 system with the 2 remaining channels serving a second zone.
• Dual HDMI outputs (ARC compatible), Component x 3, Composite x 4.
• ARC (Audio Return Channel) compatible.
• Zone 2 audio output.
• Proprietary auto room set-up and room correction with equalisation.
• HDMI Ultra HD 4K and 3D video pass-through and up-scaling capability.
• Surround modes include Dolby True HD; Dolby Digital Plus; Dolby Digital EX; Dolby Digital 5.1 Dolby Pro Logic IIx; DTS-HD Master Audio; DTS-ES 6.1 Discrete; DTS-ES 6.1 Matrix; DTS 5.1.
• Ability to scale to any resolution standard or high definition sources where required.
• Powerful, Dynamic, Audiophile 200 Watts per channel amplification, all channels driven into 4 Ohms (Concert AVR-8).
• Powerful, Dynamic, Audiophile 100 Watts per channel amplification, all channels driven into 8 Ohms (Concert AVR-6).
• Seven channels of 'cool running' Class H amplification reducing the need for rack fans.
• Compatibility and integration with leading control systems including Crestron, Control4, Savant and RTI.
• Custom Install control ready with Ethernet, RS232, 12-volt trigger and IR control options.
• AudioControl iOS Control App available free on the iTunes Store (and streaming control Apps).
• Internet radio and music streaming services including fully integrated FM/DAB/DAB+ in appropriate markets.
• USB supports memory devices and digital audio from iPod, iPad and iPhone devices.
• AudioControl's unique and discrete styling for both rack and non-rack mount needs.
• Programmable remote control provided.
• AudioControl's 40 Year Focus on audiophile quality, made in the USA and a bulletproof 5-year warranty program.
AudioControl is launching both Concert AVR models exclusively into the international Custom Installation channel. As with all AudioControl Home products, these new models are not available for sale on the Internet. Both models will begin shipping immediately direct from AudioControl's design, engineering and manufacturing facilities located in Seattle, USA and come with AudioControl's legendary 5-year warranty.