AudioControl Introduces New LGD for Late Model OEM Interface Applications

The LGD creates tremendous opportunities for 12-volt retailers by solving a common interface issue in aftermarket installations

Seattle, WA, October 8th, 2019 – AudioControl (audiocontrol.com) makers of innovative high-performance audio solutions for the residential, commercial and automotive markets has announced two new Load Generating Devices (LGD’s) that enable technicians to add aftermarket audio components to a wide range of newer vehicles from Chrysler, Dodge, Ram, Jeep and Maserati, as well as a wide range of post 2005 vehicles with both standard and premium factory sound systems.

Two New LGD Models

Most new vehicles use a class D amplifier platform in their factory sound systems. These factory amplifiers can become unstable when they are connected to aftermarket equipment, causing system noise and overall compatibility issues. In order to maximize the upgrade opportunity for 12-volt retailers, AudioControl engineers created the LGD series of solutions, which seamlessly interfaces these newer OEM systems with aftermarket amplifiers. The AudioControl AC-LGD20 was designed specifically for Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep and Maserati audio systems without an amplifier. The AC-LGD60 provides interface capability for these same vehicles that feature audio systems with an amplifier.

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“The new LGD’s open up significant opportunities for our dealer base, enabling them to effortlessly deliver the audio performance their customers demand in these late model vehicles,” stated Chris Bennett, National Sales Director – Mobile at AudioControl.

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The Ultimate Upgrade Solution with Two New 5-Channel Amplifiers

AudioControl has also introduced two new 5-channel amplifiers, both offering 125 watts into 4-channels RMS at 4-Ohm (200watts RMS X4 at 2-Ohm) and 500 watts into 1-channel at 2-Ohm along with eight speaker level inputs with selectable summing capability. The D-5.1300 delivers onboard DSP control of all amplified outputs and a pair of low-level outputs as well. The DSP interface is managed by the highly intuitive DM Smart App designed for all of AudioControl’s DSP amplifiers and processors. The LC-5.1300 offers the same outstanding specs and performance without the DSP features. These new models are schedule to become available at the end of Q4, 2019.

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 Debuts New Savoy G4 and Pantages G4 Home Cinema Amplifiers at CEDIA Expo 2019

New amplifiers offer increased power, the flexibility of channel bridging and a sleek, more compact chassis

Seattle, WA, September 11th, 2019 – AudioControl (audiocontrol.com), makers of innovative high-performance audio solutions for the residential, commercial and automotive markets will be showcasing two new home cinema amplifiers at the 2019 CEDIA Expo. The Savoy G4 (7-channels) and the Pantages G4 (5-channels) deliver the high power that theater enthusiasts demand for a lifelike surround sound experience. Both amplifiers are built on AudioControl’s unique Class H topology, which provides authoritative power and unmatched clarity without generating excessive heat. Both new models feature matching cosmetics to the recently unveiled 4/3/2-channel Avalon G4, providing theater designers and A/V integrators with the most advanced amplifier lineup engineered for every system architecture—from a fully immersive Dolby Atmos® system to a 5.1 or 7.1 system configuration.

Outstanding New Design

The AudioControl Savoy and Pantages G4 feature balanced and unbalanced inputs along with an audio pass-through and high-quality 5-way binding posts. Each G4 amplifier delivers improved power, performance and functionality verses their G3 predecessors, all from a sleek, more compact chassis.

The new G4 models deliver 230 watts at 8 ohms, 300 watts at 4 ohms, 600 watts bridged into 8 ohms. The advanced Class H topology monitors input levels, maximizing power efficiency and reducing operating temperature through the use of multiple voltage rails. AudioControl’s Class H amplifiers have become to the go-to choice for many discerning home theater specialists due to their outstanding performance, efficiency and reliability.

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, the newest G4 Series amplifiers are yet another example of a best-in-class, innovative product design from AudioControl.

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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.

Powered By The Very Best

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.

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AudioControl Introduces RS Series Subwoofer Amplifiers with DSP

Lineup includes two models designed to deliver astonishing power along with DSP tuning capabilities for the ultimate in extended, seamless bass response

Seattle, WA, September 5th, 2019 – AudioControl (audiocontrol.com), designers and manufacturers of innovative high-performance audio solutions for the residential, commercial and automotive markets has introduced two RS Series single-channel subwoofer amplifiers ideally suited for home theater, 2-channel music systems and multi-zone audio applications. Both amplifiers feature AudioControl’s popular DSP feature set, providing integrators with the ultimate resource for fine-tuning each system. AudioControl RS Series amplifiers will become available Q4, 2019.

The Ultimate Subwoofer Amplifiers

The AudioControl RS 1000 and RS 500 are the ultimate bass amplification solutions for any home cinema, multi-zone audio or 2-channel music system. The RS 1000 delivers 1000 watts from a 2U chassis into a 4 or 8-Ohm subwoofer, and the RS 500 delivers 500 watts from a 1U chassis into a 4 or 8-Ohm subwoofer. Both RS Series amplifiers deliver the ultimate control of any subwoofer system thanks to high power and rock solid stability, even into 2 ohms. Like many AudioControl products, RS Series subwoofer amplifiers accommodate the needs of integrators with IP and IR control as well as loop outputs with an optional high-pass filter along with a balanced and unbalanced input. These features, coupled with the limitless adjustability of AudioControl’s multi-award-winning DSP engine that puts graphic and parametric EQs, a crossover along with delay and phase controls at easy access for precise calibration and tuning, make the RS Series amplifiers a definitive choice to power any subwoofer in entertainment systems that demand the very best.

“We have had numerous requests from integrators all around the world for an AudioControl subwoofer amplifier solution and we are so proud of the engineering and execution behind these two new models,” explained AudioControl CEO Alex Camara. “We are very confident that the RS Series, featuring an elegant industrial design that matches our new G4 Series amplifiers, will provide integrators with the most complete solution set ever from AudioControl.”

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, RS Series subwoofer amplifiers are yet another example of a best-in-class, innovative product design from AudioControl.

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AudioControl Adds Matthew Palumbo as National Trainer and Sales Specialist for 12-Volt Products

AudioControl Adds Matthew Palumbo as National Trainer and Sales Specialist for 12-Volt Products

Increased demand nationwide for AudioControl’s best-in-class aftermarket car audio and OEM interface solutions results in expansion of the 12-volt team

Seattle, WA, August 2nd, 2019 – AudioControl (audiocontrol.com) makers of innovative high-performance audio solutions for the residential, commercial and automotive markets has announced that Matthew Palumbo has been appointed National Trainer and Sales Specialist for the company’s aftermarket car audio division. Palumbo brings over 15 years of valuable experience in the mobile electronics industry to his new role at AudioControl.

Palumbo hails from the Seattle area and has been employed at a 12-volt retailer in the region called Mobile Music for over 15 years, where he worked as a technician, a shop manager and then store manager. “AudioControl feels like a perfect fit for me, I am excited to start this next phase of my career with such a prominent manufacturer,” Palumbo said. “AudioControl does such an amazing job of reacting to market trends, designing and manufacturing new products in a timely fashion that truly help retailers close sales. I am very much looking forward to working with 12-volt dealers across the US.” Palumbo worked with the AudioControl product line extensively at Mobile Music.

“Because of our continued growth and aggressive product development at AudioControl, we needed to add a dynamic and energetic 12-volt specialist, someone who has been totally immersed in our industry, to help us implement our training and sales strategy” Stated Chris Bennett, National Sales Director – Mobile at AudioControl. “Matthew fits the bill perfectly, we are excited to have such a talent join us here at AudioControl.”

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