Rotel Intros Home Theater Surround Amplified Processor with Dolby ATMOS and DTS:X
Rotel Electronics has introduced the RAP-1580, a home theater surround amplified processor. The RAP-1580 supports HDMI 2.0a hardware and Dolby Atmos and DTS-X 7.1.4 processing, its amplifier section is built upon a powerful class A/B design with seven 100 watts per channel and its power comes from their own toroidal transformer.
The RAP-1580 uses Wolfson 24bit/192kHz digital-to-analog converters for all channels.
Inputs include eight HDMI video inputs (2.0a) with two HDMI video outputs all supporting 4K video (4:4:4 @ 60Hz 10-bit color) with 3 of these inputs and both outputs enabled with HDCP 2.2. There is a seven-inch TFT display on the front panel.
Other features include a front panel HDMI input with 4K video pass-through, front panel iPod USB input with 2.1A charging and integrated APTX enabled Bluetooth technology. The RAP-1580 also includes a PC-USB input supporting 24 bit/192kHz audio, a quality MM phono stage input, CD input, XLR balanced input, Tuner input, 3 AUX analog inputs and multichannel input. It lists for $3,800 and will ship in April.