The Director D4400

To Call AudioControl's The Director Model D4400
Just an Amplifier is Like Calling a Ferrari Just a Car!

AudioControl launches The Director® Model D4400 network, multi-zone amplifier
with 16 x 100 watts per channel of unrivaled power and performance





Seattle, WA - April 10, 2013 - The Director® Model D4400 multi-zone amplifier from AudioControl redefines the purpose of just being 'an amplifier'. The Director Model D4400 drives sixteen channels of high-power amplification that delivers 100 watts per channel, all channels driven. The D4400 features on-board digital signal processing, graphic and parametric equalization by zone, network monitoring, and programming and control. It allows individual channel and zone selection via standard TCIP, the ability to bridge the channels up to 200 watts per channel and operates stable into low impedances while delivering incredible power and performance.

16 Channels of Unrivaled Power at 100 watts per channel, All Channels Driven!
The Director® Model D4400 has the ability to reside on any network, allowing installers to control and monitor the operation and performance both on-site and remotely. The Director® is always in control, communicating with the network and producing great audio.
 
Custom Installers can benefit from the Model D4400's browser-based user-interface to manage and control the amplifier on-site or remotely. The unique benefit of being able to walk the home with mobile devices setting configurable features by zone such as room equalization, bus inputs, establishing dedicated zones plus a multitude of other features that can be adjusted in real time.
 
AudioControl CEO Alex Camara, talking at The Director launch event commented, "The Director® Model D4400 is one of the most flexible, high performance, best sounding network amplifier available today. With its unique design and feature set it has rightly been described as an audiophile performance powerhouse". Camara added  "At AudioControl we have never forgotten we are in the business of entertainment. The Director® Model D4400 is a perfect example of the way our engineering team pour their hearts, engineering prowess and passion into how our products are designed and perform for our customers".

The Facts and Features
The Director's D4400's powerful audiophile digital signal processing (DSP) functionality drives a wide-ranging array of network features, putting control of The Director® right into the hands of the installer, including the ability to remotely or live on-site:


  • Create and name zones based on the actual configuration of the system.
  • Control the amplifier set-up, configuration, monitoring and alert status.
  • Calibrate graphic & 128 parametric equalization settings that provide a tailor-made acoustic room set-up for each zone.
  • Program subsonic filters and high frequency tweeter protection circuits
  • Set dual buss inputs with signal source switching over the network
  • Monitor live channel status, including temperature and protection modes
  • Save and recall memory settings for back-up and fast-start templates
  • Group selected audio functions including muting and zone selection
  • Use DHCP protocols to facilitate faster network settings and manage multiple amplifiers across the same network
  • Introduce Network Device Discovery to simplify set-up via UPnP
  • Allow compatibility with Class A, B and C network protocols


AudioControl's legendary 5-Year parts and labor warranty commitment backs the strength and reliability of The Director® Model D4400. All 'The Director®' models are designed, engineered and manufactured in the U.S.A by the team at AudioControl, based in Seattle, WA. 
 
The Director® Model D4400 is housed in a compact 3U rack unit with removable rack mounts as standard. Dedicated webinar training for The Director® Model D4400 is available direct from the team at AudioControl.

The Director Model D4400 and its sister The Director Model D3400 are both available in brushed stainless steel finish or black.

Both models are available for shipping in April 2013 and orders can be placed with the local AudioControl dealer/rep or by contacting AudioControl for your nearest dealer/rep.

 

About AudioControl
AudioControl is a U.S. designer and manufacturer of the highest quality home theater processors and amplifiers, distributed audio amplifiers, car audio, signal processors and precise analysis products, celebrating nearly four decades of 'making good sound great'. The company's headquarters, including research and development, manufacturing, production, and training facilities continue to thrive in Seattle, Washington heart of the rainforest of the Pacific Northwest.
 
For more information visit
www.audiocontrol.com. Contact your local dealer or rep for more information or call the rainforest at 425-775-8461 for more information on ordering AudioControl products.

Press Notes:
Press Contact    
AudioControl: Chris Kane  425-775-8461   
chris.k@audiocontrol.com  
  
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