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

AudioControl 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.

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 seven 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.

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

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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, seven 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, seven 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, seven channels of class AB amplified output at 60 watts per channel into 8 ohms

Here you go.