AudioControl Introduces New Immersive Audio Receivers and Preamp/Processors at the 2019 CEDIA Expo

AudioControl leverages the successful legacy of their Concert and Maestro Series to bring the next generation of ultimate performance AVRs and AV processors to enthusiasts

Seattle, WA, September 9th, 2019 – AudioControl (audiocontrol.com), makers of innovative high-performance audio solutions for the residential, commercial and automotive markets has announced the introduction of three new A/V receivers (AVRs) and two new A/V processors at the 2019 CEDIA Expo. All five units share a stunning industrial design along with the most advanced technologies available, painstakingly engineered to be the foundation of a premium home cinema. AudioControl’s new AVRs and preamp/processors will become available Q4, 2019.

Maestro Series Preamp/Processors

AudioControl’s next generation of immersive audio high-performance preamp/processors enable home theater specialists and A/V integrators to create systems that deliver new levels of precision, power and control. The Maestro X9 and Maestro X7 support the most sought after immersive surround formats, such as 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 7 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 unprecedented levels of detail and clarity along with earth-shaking, 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 and much more. All of this outstanding technology has been wrapped quite elegantly within a completely new industrial design, distinguishing AudioControl’s home cinema preamp/processor lineup from any other solution.

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AudioControl Maestro Series preamp/processors can be combined with AudioControl’s newest G4 Series amplifiers, including the 7-channel Savoy G4, 5-channel Pantages G4 and highly versatile 4/3/2-channel fully bridgeable Avalon G4 to achieve the finest home cinema experience possible.

Concert Series Audio/Video Receivers

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 are packed with advanced cinema technologies, such as Dirac room correction and all of the popular surround formats that bring every cinematic experience to life. The Concert XR-6 and Concert XR-8 also add AURO 3D, one of the most sought after immersive formats available to consumers. 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 optimize the movie experience. The Concert Series AVRs feature a stunning industrial design as well as 16-channels of output, integrated web-based configuration, intuitive app-based control, Google Cast, Airplay 2, aptX Bluetooth and Wi-Fi streaming connectivity so that they can become the perfect entertainment hub for everyone in the home.

Concert Series Specifications

  • The Concert XR-8 delivers 9.1.6-channels of HDMI 2.0b with 16-channels of output, 7-channels of high-current class H amplified output at 200 watts into 4 ohms
  • The Concert XR-6 delivers 9.1.6-channels of HDMI 2.0b with 16-channels of output, 7-channels of class AB amplified output at 100 watts per channel into 8 ohms
  • The Concert XR-4 delivers 7.1-channels of HDMI 2.0b with 11-channels of output, 7-channels of class AB amplified output at 60 watts per channel into 8 ohms

Always There for Integrators with the Finest Solutions Available

AudioControl has a 40-plus year history of creating award-winning Made in USA products for integrators and backing them up with superior customer service as well as a 5-year warranty. Engineered and manufactured in the Pacific Northwest, these newly unveiled theater processors, receivers and amplifiers are prime examples of best-in-class, innovative product designs from AudioControl.

PLEASE VISIT AUDIOCONTROL AT CEDIA 2019, BOOTH 1813

AudioControl Bringing New High Performance Amplifiers and Room Tuning Resources to InfoComm 2019

PLEASE VISIT AUDIOCONTROL AT INFOCOMM 2019, BOOTH 5160

Seattle, WA, May 15th, 2019 – AudioControl (audiocontrol.com), makers of innovative high-performance audio solutions for the residential, commercial and automotive markets will be highlighting three exciting new product categories designed for commercial A/V integrators during the upcoming InfoComm 2019 on June 12-14 in Orlando, FL. AudioControl’s lineup of three 70-volt amplifiers offer performance, build quality and features unavailable on competitive solutions. The company’s brand new Avalon G4 is the most versatile 4/3/2 channel configurable amplifier on the market, ideal for nearly any entertainment application. And the new DM-RTA enables integrators to perfectly calibrate audio system performance even in the most challenging acoustic environments. These offerings from AudioControl make InfoComm Booth 5160 must-see for InfoComm 2019 attendees.

CM Series 70-Volt Amplifiers
AudioControl’s Made in USA CM Series 70-volt amplifier solutions enable integrators to deliver superior quality entertainment content to discerning clients in for nearly entertainment system application. The first CM Series model to become available is the 4-channel CM4-750, followed shortly thereafter by 2-channel and 3-channel versions—all based on a similar high performance platform. The CM4-750 delivers 750 watts in 70/100 volt mode, 500 watts at 8-ohms (stereo or mono output) and 750 watts at 2 or 4-ohms and 1500 watts bridged into either a 70/100v and 8 or 4 ohm load. The amplifier also offers eight balanced analog inputs (four stereo) – plus four digital stereo inputs – digital coax and optical. The four outputs can be individually controlled or be controlled as two stereo pairs, giving commercial A/V integrators the system configuration flexibility they need to accommodate any system architecture.

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For maximum efficiency, system setup and diagnostics can be managed remotely via an IP web-based browser or app for PC, Mac, iOS, and Android, facilitating control of the amplifier via IP and/or RS232. CM Series amplifiers are unique in the realm of 70-volt options because they offer the DSP control and signal matrixing capabilities developed by AudioControl for their award-winning Director Series amplifiers. These key features enable integrators to precisely tailor the sound by zone to any environment—from Houses of Worship, Boardrooms, Hospitality, Collaboration Suites and more. DSP capabilities include onboard speaker profiles crafted by the engineers from leading architectural loudspeaker manufacturers such as Dynaudio, Graysound, James Loudspeaker, Monitor Audio, Nuvo, Origin Acoustics, Stealth Acoustics and Triad Speakers—all part of a growing list of Sound Partner Program members.

AudioControl’s 70-volt amplifiers also offer advanced graphic and parametric equalization along with onboard crossovers, enabling integrators to fine-tune the sound to any acoustic environment. AudioControl has a 40-plus year history of creating award-winning products for integrators and backing them up with superior customer service as well as a 5-year warranty. Engineered and manufactured in the Pacific Northwest, the CM Series is slated to ship Q2, 2019 and is yet another example of a best-in-class product design from AudioControl.

More info:
https://www.audiocontrol.com/home-audio/70-volt-amplifiers/cm4-750/

Avalon G4 4/3/2 Channel Amplifier
The AudioControl Avalon G4 is a completely unique high-performance amplifier that combines outstanding performance with unmatched configuration flexibility ideal for nearly any entertainment application. The Avalon G4 is fully configurable to operate as a 4-channel, 3-channel or 2-channel amplifier using intuitive rear panel controls, enabling commercial A/V integrators and theater designers to rely on this high-power/high-performance amplifier for many applications in cinema, dedicated music systems, distributed audio and upgraded sound for TVs, kiosks and more.

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The sleek, 2U rack space Avalon G4 delivers pristine performance from a Class H design, providing exceptional detail and clarity from even the most demanding loudspeakers thanks to an innovative and highly efficient Class H design that effortlessly achieves 230 watts/8-ohms or 300 watts/4-ohms into four channels all channels driven. The Class H design topology provides superb audio quality and bullet-proof reliability while reducing heat dissipation from a compact form factor.

The Made in USA Avalon G4 has been designed as a perfect match to AudioControl’s Maestro M9 and M5 cinema processors and is ideally suited for immersive surround formats such as Dolby Atmos® or as a premium standalone power amplifier for nearly any multi-zone entertainment system.

The Avalon G4 features AudioControl’s LightDrive™ anti-clipping protection circuit, which protects loudspeakers from clipping and distortion even in extreme conditions such as a highly dynamic action movie soundtrack.

On the Avalon G4, each pair of channels features hi/lo/bypass crossover controls, balanced (XLR) and unbalanced (RCA) inputs as well as RCA throughputs to achieve multiple configuration options. The Avalon G4 also features independent channel level controls, remote power control triggers, audiophile-grade 5-way binding posts and can be ordered for either 110 or 220-volt operation.

More info:
https://www.audiocontrol.com/home-audio/theater-amplifiers/avalon-g4/

DM-RTA Room Calibration
The AudioControl DM-RTA is a sophisticated yet compact audio analyzer containing powerful analysis software designed to provide integrators with the features of a fully functioning Oscilloscope, Voltage Meter, Real Time Audio Analyzer (RTA), SPL Meter and Polarity Checker.

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This amazing tool enables integrators to overcome acoustic challenges and calibrate each system for best performance. Because integrators are always on the go, the DM-RTA was designed to be light weight, compact and durable. Input/output options are staggering, including balanced XLR inputs, phono and RCA style unbalanced inputs as well as speaker level inputs designed to make interface a snap. Digital outputs include Optical, COAX and USB. The DM-RTA is powered by a 5-hour rechargeable battery so that it can be effortlessly deployed anywhere.

More info:
https://www.audiocontrol.com/pro-audio/dm-rta/

About AudioControl

AudioControl is a leading designer and manufacturer of innovative high-performance audio solutions for the residential, commercial and automotive markets since 1977. Based in Seattle, WA, AudioControl offers premium quality home theater and whole-house entertainment products, distributed audio amplifiers for commercial applications and a legacy of outstanding car audio processors, amplifiers and OEM interface solutions sold and installed worldwide by qualified professionals. For more information visit audiocontrol.com or contact AudioControl at +1 425-775-8461 or email sound.great@audiocontrol.com.

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AudioControl Joins the IMAX® Enhanced Program to Deliver a Heart-Pounding Immersive Entertainment Experience

AudioControl teams with IMAX and DTS to offer IMAX Enhanced AV receivers and preamp/processors

Seattle, WA, February 4th, 2019 – AudioControl (audiocontrol.com), makers of innovative high-performance audio solutions for the residential, commercial and automotive markets is pleased to announce its partnership in the IMAX® Enhanced program, a new certification and licensing program combining the highest-end consumer electronics products with IMAX digitally re-mastered 4K HDR content and DTS audio technologies to offer consumers a new level of quality in immersive sight and sound experiences for the home. The IMAX Enhanced firmware update for AudioControl cinema products, including the Concert AVR-7 and AVR-9 receivers and the Maestro M5 and M9 preamp/processors will become available Tuesday, February 5th.

Feel the Sound

As one of the program’s initial licensees, AudioControl will offer a line of IMAX Enhanced AV receivers and preamp/processors, enabling consumers to experience the IMAX signature sound mix, delivered by DTS, and all with the power and grace of AudioControl’s remarkable line of AV engines. To become IMAX Enhanced-certified, consumer electronics manufacturers must meet stringent performance standards, set by a certification committee comprised of IMAX and DTS engineers as well as Hollywood’s leading technical specialists. Those settling down to a home movie with audio powered by an IMAX Enhanced AudioControl AV receiver or preamp/processor can expect a heart-pounding immersive sonic experience – sound that you can feel.

AudioControl’s IMAX Enhanced AV receivers and preamp/processors feature DTS:X immersive audio decoding that is optimized to properly reproduce the full dynamic range of IMAX theatrical sound mixes available in IMAX Enhanced content. With meticulous adjustments modelled on the IMAX theatrical sound system, this proprietary IMAX audio mix is translated for home theater environments and exclusively delivered using a special variant of the DTS:X codec technology to deliver the IMAX signature sound experience in the home. Additionally, IMAX is working with its global studio and content partners to make available a steady stream of IMAX Enhanced versions of blockbuster movies and additional programming.

“AudioControl receivers and preamp processors have been recognized for exceptional quality and performance, and adding IMAX Enhanced further elevates the cinematic experience to the highest level,” said AudioControl CEO Alex Camara. “Now enthusiasts can immerse themselves in the visceral dimensionality of content from DTS and IMAX combined with the unrivaled power and detail available from AudioControl.”

About AudioControl

AudioControl is a leading designer and manufacturer of innovative high-performance audio solutions for the residential, commercial and automotive markets since 1977. Based in Seattle, WA, AudioControl offers premium quality home theater and whole-house entertainment products, distributed audio amplifiers for commercial applications and a legacy of outstanding car audio processors, amplifiers and OEM interface solutions sold and installed worldwide by qualified professionals. For more information visit audiocontrol.com or contact AudioControl at +1 425-775-8461 or email sound.great@audiocontrol.com.

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AudioControl Brings Exciting New Mobile Audio Products Plus Corvette Stingray Demo Car to the 2019 CES Show in Las Vegas

North Hall Booth 5017 will be the location to experience the new AudioControl DM-RTA audio calibration tool, Bluetooth module for digital amps/processors and spellbinding demo vehicle

Seattle, WA, January 3rd, 2019 – AudioControl, makers of innovative high-performance audio solutions for the residential, commercial and automotive markets is bringing excitement to CES North Hall, Booth 5017 with innovative new car audio products and a sleek 2019 Corvette demo vehicle. On display will be the groundbreaking DM-RTA, a precision audio calibration tool that enables installation technicians to provide their customers with the best possible sound quality tailored to their listening preferences. Booth 5017 attendees will also see the new Bluetooth Module, providing wireless connectivity and streaming to AudioControl’s D-6.1200 amplifier, DM-RTA and digital signal processors. AudioControl will be showcasing their full line of premium OEM upgrade solutions and offering an opportunity to experience a 2019 Corvette demo system that looks and sounds like nothing else on the planet.

High-Performance OEM Integration

From active line output converters to signal processors and amplifiers, AudioControl has long led the way in providing sophisticated solutions for OEM audio upgrades. OEM integration represents a vital opportunity for every mobile electronics specialist, and AudioControl solutions deliver superb sound for nearly any application and are easy to install. The 2019 Corvette demo vehicle features the legendary DM-810 processor along with AudioControl’s industry leading amplifiers that are sure to rock Booth 5017 throughout the show.

DM-RTA

The AudioControl DM-RTA is a sophisticated yet compact audio analyzer containing powerful analysis software designed to provide installers with the features of a fully functioning Oscilloscope, Voltage Meter, Real Time Audio Analyzer (RTA), SPL Meter and Polarity Checker. Because installers are often on-the-go and in cramped spaces when building a car audio system, the DM-RTA was designed to be light weight, compact and durable. Input/output options are staggering, including balanced XLR inputs, phono and RCA style unbalanced inputs as well as speaker level inputs designed to make OEM audio system interface a snap. Digital outputs include Optical, COAX and USB. The DM-RTA is powered by a 5-hour rechargeable battery so that it can be effortlessly deployed anywhere.

AC-BT24 Bluetooth Module

The brand new AudioControl AC-BT24 Bluetooth streamer/programmer has been designed to give installers intuitive, wireless control over AudioControl’s DM-Series processors, DM-RTA and D-6.1200 amplifier while also enabling users to stream high-quality music from their mobile devices.

2019 Corvette Demo Vehicle

The 2019 CES demo vehicle at North Hall, Booth 5017 will be a jaw-dropping 2019 Corvette Stingray crafted by Brian Garin of Infinite Auto Design in Bellflower, CA. The system features an AudioControl DM-810 processor that manages the OEM integration with the factory radio and provides DSP for system tuning. A front 3-way speaker system, rear fill speakers and dual 12-inch subwoofers are all powered by five AudioControl LC-Series amplifiers that provide outstanding control and detail through the full frequency bandwidth. The installation features an outstanding custom amplifier/subwoofer assembly.

2019 Corvette Stingray by Infinite Audio Design

PLEASE VISIT AUDIOCONTROL MOBILE AUDIO SOLUTIONS AT CES 2019, NORTH HALL BOOTH 5017

About AudioControl

AudioControl is a leading designer and manufacturer of innovative high-performance audio solutions for the residential, commercial and automotive markets since 1977. Based in Seattle, WA, AudioControl offers premium quality home theater and whole-house entertainment products, distributed audio amplifiers for commercial applications and a legacy of outstanding car audio processors, amplifiers and OEM interface solutions sold and installed worldwide by qualified professionals. For more information visit audiocontrol.com or contact AudioControl at +1 425-775-8461 or email sound.great@audiocontrol.com.

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AudioControl Now Offering MAC Compatible Software for Automotive DSP Amplifiers and Crossovers

AudioControl’s best-in-class DSP-based system tuning capability now accessible via MAC as well as PC

Seattle, WA, October 30th, 2017 – AudioControl (audiocontrol.com), makers of innovative high-performance audio solutions for residential, commercial and automotive markets since 1977 has announced that the software for their acclaimed DSP processors and amplifiers for aftermarket car audio applications is now compatible with the MAC OS from Yosemite forward, version 10.10. AudioControl is one of the first audio brands to offer MAC compatibility for their DSP software platform.

“Our objective is always to make the job simpler for our network of dealer/installers, and there are many MAC users out there who will appreciate the convenience and compatibility with their native operating system when it comes time to calibrate each completed project,” explained Chris Bennett, National Sales Manager – Mobile at AudioControl.

AudioControl offers the DM-608 and DM-810 signal processors and D-4.800 4-channel amplifier with class-leading functionality including highly refined OEM interface capability and advanced DSP features, enabling dealers to tailor every system to the needs of each customer. A new 6-channel amplifier with onboard DSP (D-6.1200) will be unveiled at CES 2018. AudioControl’s Smart-User DSP software platform provides the most refined levels of tuning flexibility for any factory or aftermarket sound system. Using AudioControl’s Smart User Interface for MAC or PC allows complete control over all features including 30 bands of equalization, signal time-alignment, crossover selections, input delay and phase correction, plus integrated input and output RTA’s.

MAC users can download the DSP interface software from the AudioControl website at the bottom of the product pages for the DM-608, DM-810 and D-4800

Please visit AudioControl Car Audio at CES 2018, North Hall, Booth 5016

About AudioControl

AudioControl is a leading designer and manufacturer of innovative high-performance audio solutions for the residential, commercial and automotive markets since 1977. Based in Seattle, WA, AudioControl offers premium quality home theater and whole-house entertainment products, distributed audio amplifiers for commercial applications and a legacy of outstanding car audio processors, amplifiers and OEM interface solutions sold and installed worldwide by qualified professionals. For more information visit audiocontrol.com or contact AudioControl at +1 425-775-8461 or email sound.great@audiocontrol.com.

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WIRC Media
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wirc1@wircmedia.com

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