AudioControl Introduces the BLX-1K Bi-Directional Signal Extender

Engineered as the ultimate signal-extending solution for professional A/V installers, the BLX-1K provides superior analog audio-over-Ethernet performance up to 1000-feet

Seattle, WA, April 27th, 2022 – AudioControl (audiocontrol.com) has introduced the BLX-1K bi-directional signal extender that sends and receives a fully-balanced, analog audio signal up to 1000-feet over standard Ethernet cable. Professional A/V installers often encounter projects that require long cable runs, and the BLX-1K has been engineered as a premium solution to efficiently address these challenges.

“A/V professionals look to AudioControl for innovative solutions that enhance system performance while improving overall efficiency on the jobsite,” explained Chris Kane, VP of Sales & Marketing at AudioControl. “The BLX-1K delivers superb audio quality over long runs, overcoming a critical challenge for installers while retaining the exceptional clarity and detail customers demand.” 

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HIGHEST QUALITY SOLUTION FOR LONG A/V RUNS

Manufactured to the highest standards by AudioControl, the BLX-1K provides professional A/V installers with a premium, bi-directional signal-extending solution that is ideal for projects with considerable distance between devices. Designed to be used in pairs at both ends of the signal path, each BLX-1K contains a 2-channel receive stage as well as a 2-channel transmit stage, enabling content to travel in both directions across a span of Ethernet cable. The BLX-1K comes equipped with an external power supply for easy connection and ultra-quiet performance. Delivering a stout output of nearly 8-Volts RMS, the BLX-1K rejects noise, providing a pure, crystal-clear audio signal over long Ethernet runs—the ultimate problem-solver for A/V installers.  

The AudioControl BLX-1K has a suggested selling price of $180 is now shipping to dealers.  

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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 Supporting 2022 Master Tech Expo 2022 with Technical Training and New Product Exhibits 

Attendees will experience valuable training, best-in-class products, and powerful installation solutions from AudioControl that deliver superior system performance for customers

Seattle, WA, March 3rd, 2022 – AudioControl (audiocontrol.com) will be offering technical training sessions, one-of-a-kind booth demonstrations, and showcasing new products at the 2022 MasterTech Expo in Mesa, AZ. Attendees can expect to learn how AudioControl’s innovative solutions help to overcome technical challenges for installers, enabling them to efficiently deliver best-performing systems to their customers.

“We are excited to participate in the 2022 MasterTech Expo and share our unique solutions with the premier installers in attendance,” stated Matthew Palumbo, Mobile Audio Sales Manager at AudioControl. “We will be demonstrating the power and simplicity of our DM-RTA as well as our expanded lineup of ACX Series all-weather amplifiers, the new Epicenter Micro, the ACR-U universal volume control and more.”

MASTER TECH EXPO: MARCH 6-9, 2022 – MESA, AZ AT THE MESA CONVENTION CENTER

MasterTech Expo is a collaborative event for automotive aftermarket professionals offering a professional-grade learning experience from leaders in specialties such as interiors, fabrication, audio, and automation. The event offers two days of educational workshops plus an exhibitor area featuring companies that participate in all facets of the aftermarket automotive industry. mastertechexpo.com

DM-RTA TRAINING AT MASTER TECH EXPO 2022

The key to achieving fantastic results in audio systems that retain the factory source unit is to understand the characteristics of the audio signal at the outputs. With the AudioControl DM-RTA, this process is simple and opens a world of opportunities to satisfy new and existing customers while winning business with better solutions over competitors. The DM-RTA empowers installers to deliver outstanding system upgrades, even when head units are on backorder! Using the DM-RTA to produce predictable results means better sounding systems and happier customers all leading to an avalanche of referral business.

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 Introduces The ACR-U Universal Volume Control

The ACR-U audiophile-grade level control is ideal for countless applications including OEM system upgrades, subwoofer level adjustment, zone volume control for marine installations, and more

Seattle, WA, February 16th, 2022 – AudioControl (audiocontrol.com) has introduced the ACR-U universal volume control, the ultimate premium performance, highly-durable level control that will improve the performance and user experience for OEM audio upgrades, classic car entertainment systems, marine audio installations and more.

INTRODUCING THE ACR-U UNIVERSAL VOLUME CONTROL

The innovative ACR-U universal volume control offers the superb performance and ease of installation that installers have come to expect from AudioControl. The ACR-U is a passive control (requires no power) and takes RCA audio inputs into a compact receiver that connects to the volume control via standard Ethernet cable for wire runs up to four hundred feet with zero loss—ideal for luxury yachts and other large-scale projects. An ideal solution for a great many applications, the ACR-U delivers flat response even in the bass region, not suffering from extraneous noise, voltage drop or premature roll-off that plague lower quality solutions. Users will appreciate that the ACR-U is a linear control, offering a smooth, even increase/decrease in output with the rotation of the knob. The ACR-U has been conformal coated for durability against the elements and comes complete with a standard-length Ethernet cable. An optional extended-length Ethernet cable is available. The AudioControl ACR-U is available now and shipping to dealers.

KEY SOLUTIONS FOR 12V DEALERS AND INSTALLERS

AudioControl offers class-leading audio products engineered for car, marine and mobile sports applications, plus ultimate-performance OEM interface solutions that enable 12-volt dealers to upgrade sound systems while keeping the factory in-dash systems in place. These products are vital for automobiles featuring integrated multi-media systems that cannot easily be replaced. For 45 years, AudioControl has established the benchmark for performance and reliability, delivering the 12-volt audio products and support services dealers and installers must have to be successful.

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 Unveiling New Products Plus Key 12-Volt Training Sessions in English and Spanish at the 2022 Knowledgefest in Las Vegas

Multilingual educational tracks help dealers maximize opportunities using AudioControl’s best-in-class mobile audio solutions—including the brand-new Epicenter Micro and ACR-U universal volume control

Seattle, WA, February 14th, 2022 – AudioControl (audiocontrol.com) has announced that they will be hosting training seminars in both English and Spanish for attendees at Knowledgefest Las Vegas, being held at the South Point Convention Center February 18-20, 2022. The prominent AudioControl booth will also feature new products displays as well as two demo vehicles.

MUCH TO SEE AND HERE IN BOOTH 801

Featuring AudioControl’s largest exhibition booth ever at Knowledgefest, there will be two cars onsite with demo systems: A BMW 6-Series featuring AudioControl amplifiers, DSP, and the new Epicenter Micro. A Dodge Charger Hellcat will also be on display, showcasing AudioControl signal processing and amplification.

TRAINING SEMINARS

The AudioControl team will be hosting one training seminar per day for English-speaking attendees, covering how to maximize system performance with AudioControl’s all-in-one amplifier solutions (Friday), how to achieve success with any vehicle using OEM interface solutions and how to deliver best sound quality using DSP (Saturday), and the many benefits of utilizing the AudioControl DM-RTA—the ultimate test tool (Sunday).

On Saturday evening, AudioControl has assembled stars of the Spanish-speaking car audio community to offer “After Hours with AudioControl en Español,” a hands-on training event done exclusively in Spanish. Numerous subjects will be covered; however, the primary focus will be on DSP training, demystifying this powerful technology to bring best performance to each system.

“With everything we have planned for this Knowledgefest, it is certainly an event you won’t want to miss,” stated Matthew Palumbo, Mobile Audio Sales Manager at AudioControl. “The educational tracks, newly unveiled products, and demo vehicles create a valuable experience for our dealer partners, enabling both sales and installation teams to design and deliver best-performing systems to their customers. We are very grateful to draw from our talented and diverse community to offer critical programs in both English and Spanish.”

KNOWLEDGEFEST LAS VEGAS TRAINING SCHEDULE (see full event schedule HERE)

Friday, February 18th – 1:45-2:45pm Room Sonoma C

AudioControl Amplifiers:The all-in-one Solution

Saturday, February 19th – 5:30-6:30pm Room Sonoma C

LOCs, LGDs, & DSPs Oh My! (with special guest trainer Dean Beyett of 5 Star Car Stereo) 

Sunday, February 20th – 10:45-11:45am Room Sonoma C

DM-RTA: The Ultimate Audio Test Tool

Saturday, February 19th 6:45pm Room Sonoma C

After Hours with AudioControl en Español DSP training in Spanish with three honored guests:  

  • Ricardo Rangel – Monster by Rangel, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Fernando Lopez – 5 Star Car Stereo, Clearwater, Florida
  • Roberto Estrada – AudioControl rep for Mexico

VISIT AUDIOCONTROL AT THE 2022 KNOWLEDGEFEST LAS VEGAS, FEBRUARY 18-20 BOOTH 801

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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 Unveils The Epicenter® Micro

World’s most renowned bass-restoration processor adds OEM integration capability plus additional new features and enhanced durability

Seattle, WA, February 8th, 2022 – AudioControl has introduced The Epicenter® Micro, an ultra-modernized revision of the legendary Epicenter bass-restoring audio processor. A new and exciting member of The Epicenter family, The Epicenter Micro adds AudioControl’s award-winning OEM integration capability and increased durability from a new form factor that delivers easy-to-use top-mounted controls, providing dealers and installers with the ultimate array of solutions for every project.

INTRODUCING THE EPICENTER MICRO

The AudioControl Epicenter Micro represents the ultimate synergy between the bass processing capabilities of the award-winning Epicenter and AudioControl’s best-in-class OEM integration line output technology. Conformal coated for durability against the elements, the Epicenter Micro delivers an ultra-clean signal from even the most challenging factory sound systems to one or more amplifiers, accommodating any system design. And with easily accessible top-mounted controls, perfectly calibrated OEM integration and superb sound quality have never been easier to achieve.

The magic of the feature-rich Epicenter Micro is the patented bass restoration processing that has been adopted by millions of enthusiasts and car audio competitors around the world. Because many late model vehicles are equipped with bass filters built into the signal path, the Epicenter Micro has been engineered to restore the bass signal like no other solution, delivering a full-range listening experience for every installation. To address varying bass levels from song to song, the Epicenter Micro comes with the brand new ACR-4 dual-concentric controller, enabling listeners to adjust both subwoofer levels (inner knob) and Epicenter effect levels (outer knob) all from a single, elegant module. The Epicenter Micro is an installer-friendly solution, equipped with turn-on trigger modes such as GTO™ Signal Sense (DC offset), audio sense, or remote 12-volt inputs. The AudioControl Epicenter Micro and ACR-4 controller are the ultimate solutions for dealers and installers seeking to deliver superb sound quality and zero-compromise, rock solid bass response for every customer.

The AudioControl Epicenter Micro is available and now shipping to dealers.

KEY SOLUTIONS FOR 12V DEALERS AND INSTALLERS

AudioControl offers class-leading audio products engineered for car, marine and mobile sports applications, plus ultimate-performance OEM interface solutions that enable 12-volt dealers to upgrade sound systems while keeping the factory in-dash systems in place. These products are vital for automobiles featuring integrated multi-media systems that cannot easily be replaced. For 45 years, AudioControl has established the benchmark for performance and reliability, delivering the 12-volt audio products and support services dealers and installers must have to be successful.

PLEASE VISIT AUDIOCONTROL AT THE KNOWLEDGEFEST LAS VEGAS, FEBRUARY 18-20, BOOTH 801

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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