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 Unveils the Director Model M4840, Industry’s First Shallow Depth, High-Performance Multi-Zone Amplifier

Seattle, WA, August 31st, 2017 – AudioControl (audiocontrol.com), makers of innovative high-performance audio solutions for the residential, commercial and automotive markets has introduced The Director M4840 amplifier for whole-house entertainment, engineered to address the needs of integration specialists and deliver exceptional performance from a form factor that is over 30% shallower than traditional rack-mounted amplifiers. The Director Model M4840 delivers an unmatched combination of features, superb sound quality and fine-tuning capability all within a compact form factor that is a scant 11.5-inches deep, elevating it far above all other solutions in the multi-zone amplifier marketplace.

The AudioControl Director Model M4840 utilizes technology from the company’s award-winning Director M-Series amplifier lineup and though its shallow chassis saves valuable rack space, it does not compromise on performance. The M4840 delivers 100 watts/8-Ohms, 200 watts/4-Ohms per channel into an 8×10 stereo matrix that delivers the highest quality entertainment programming to any zone. Integrators can tailor the sound based on DSP (digital signal processing) profiles of leading speaker brands as part of AudioControl’s Sound Partners Program, and then fine-tune these DSP profiles by individual zones based on environment. The M4840 can be used as a standalone matrix-amplifier or as part of a complete smart home environment with drivers available for popular 3rd party control systems including Crestron, Savant, RTI or Control 4. Most critically, AudioControl has provided integrators with the flexibility to deliver 8-channels of premium performance from a 1U (M4800) or a 2U shallow (M4840) chassis to accommodate nearly any system configuration. Two 2U 16-channel amplifiers (M6400, M6800) round out the Director M Series lineup.

The M4840’s powerful DSP engine includes graphic and parametric equalization by zone, network monitoring/programming plus the addition of zone and global volume control with individual channel/zone grouping via standard TCIP and zone audio presets. Director Series amplifiers can be controlled onsite or remotely through their DCHP/fixed IP control. The M4840 also allows for the ability to bridge channels, giving integrators configuration flexibility for system setup. No other multi-zone amplifier offers this combination of functionality and performance. With a growing base of consumers demanding a superior whole-house entertainment experience, the M4840 delivers AudioControl’s legendary performance while conserving rack space.

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 Maestro M5 Premium Home Theater Processor

The Maestro M5 is a 7.1.4 channel 4K Ultra HD Preamp/Processor featuring Dolby Atmos®, DTX:X™ and Dirac Live® room correction sold exclusively through integration professionals

Seattle, WA, August 30th, 2017 – AudioControl (audiocontrol.com), makers of innovative high-performance audio solutions for the residential, commercial and automotive markets has introduced the Maestro M5 surround preamp/processor, giving authorized dealers a high-performance solution for premium home theater projects. The Maestro M5 takes advantage of the latest surround formats and advanced room correction technology to deliver unparalleled clarity in any size theater. The M5 can be paired with AudioControl’s superb lineup of 7 and 5-channel Savoy G3 and Pantages G3 theater amplifiers to create the ultimate home cinema experience.

Heart Pumping Cinematic Excitement

The Maestro M5 is based upon the award-winning audio and video platform utilized in AudioControl’s line of home theater receivers, delivering the features and performance enthusiasts crave. The M5 offers Dolby Atmos and DTS-X immersive audio surround formats and Dirac Live room correction along with dual balanced XLR inputs and balanced XLR outputs for all channels. There are inputs for seven HDMI sources plus dual HDMI outputs (ARC compatible) as well as an ultra HD 4K video pass-through and upscaling capability that includes support for High Dynamic Range (HDR).

All The Right Features

In addition to the balanced XLR outputs that include the height channels for immersive formats, The M5 features unbalanced RCA outputs on all channels as well. Each input can be named and renamed to match the source unit as desired by the user, and there is a USB input on the rear panel for connecting an external source and/or for facilitating firmware updates. The M5 comes equipped with an intuitive programmable remote control and has Ethernet plus RS232 jacks and software drivers available for compatibility with popular smart home platforms. The Maestro M5 is available in an elegant Espresso Black finish and comes with AudioControl’s outstanding 5-year warranty backed by 40 years of class-leading customer service.

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 Celebrates Milestone 40th Year Anniversary

Seattle, WA, June 22nd, 2017 – AudioControl® (audiocontrol.com), designers and manufacturers of innovative high-performance audio solutions for residential, commercial and automotive markets since 1977 is proud to have been serving car audio enthusiasts with the finest products for 40 years. From the beautiful Pacific Northwest region of the USA, AudioControl has established a culture of innovation, superb components and outstanding customer service from a team that is truly passionate about making good sound great.

“Our customers far and wide simply love what we do, and our engineers have a well-deserved reputation for being legends within the audio engineering community—they know a thing or two about creating fine audio products that offer great reliability, performance and value,” explained CEO Alex Camara.

In the early days of aftermarket car audio when 8-track and cassette tapes ruled the earth, the AudioControl product lineup consisted of specialty components that were sold through some of the very first car audio retailers/installers. The company mission was to enable our dealers to help consumers overcome the acoustic anomalies of their automobiles in order to enjoy the finest possible sound. After heroically saving much of humanity from a subpar listening experience on the open road, AudioControl has since garnered countless awards and numerous patents for advances in the reproduction of sound.

Over four decades, as audio engineering advanced from LP records, tape, CDs, MP3s and beyond, AudioControl has created a revered lineup of outstanding car audio processors, amplifiers and OEM interface solutions sold and installed worldwide by the most qualified professionals.

Today, the mission for AudioControl remains the same: to provide aftermarket car audio retailers the tools they need to create a lifelike entertainment experience that outperforms expectations for each and every customer. As an example, AudioControl is leading the charge with OEM integration solutions for aftermarket car audio retailers, enabling them to satisfy consumer demand for great sound even in vehicles where the factory radio cannot be replaced.

“For 40 years, AudioControl has engineered and manufactured some of the finest audio components proudly made in the USA,” Camara added. “Our products are sold throughout the US and internationally in approximately 35 countries worldwide. As our loyal dealers and end-users can attest, few things are as gratifying as the gift of music, and AudioControl continues to be at the forefront of making good sound great by offering the most advanced, high-performance components we have ever produced.”

AudioControl – Celebrating 40 years of Making Good Sound Great

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 pro-audio products, celebrating nearly four decades of ‘making good sound great’. The company’s headquarters, including research & development, manufacturing, production, & training facilities continue to thrive in Seattle, Washington heart of the rainforest of the Pacific Northwest.

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