TASCAM Demos New Dante Compact Processor

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TASCAM’s new Dante Compact Processor series comprises seven half-rack Dante audio converters featuring on-board digital matrix mixers with signal processing. Designed for a wide variety of public facilities, broadcast applications, recording and post production studios, sound-reinforcement systems, corporate boardrooms, these Dante-enabled input/output endpoints deliver up to 24-bit, 96 kHz audio conversion. Dante Compact Processors can […]

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EAW UX Amplifiers Make US Debut At InfoComm

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Eastern Acoustic Works (EAW) will showcase the UX Series, a complete amplification and processing solution for installation and production applications using EAW loudspeakers, at the upcoming InfoComm in Booth C352 and Demo Room N116. The amplifier series consists of two four-channel amplifiers – the UXA4406 and UXA4410 – as well as the eight-channel UXA4810. These Class D amplifiers […]

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RTI Ships XP-6s Control Processor

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RTI today announced that the company is now shipping the second generation of its XP-6 advanced control processor. Designed for both smart homes and corporate environments as well as sports bars, the XP-6s features a faster i.MX53 CPU for increased processing power. RTI upgraded it with eight times more RAM memory and four times more internal nonvolatile Flash memory (512MB). The […]

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Bryston and StormAudio Announce Collaboration

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Bryston has announced that they will be working in collaboration with StormAudio, a premium audio hardware manufacturer based in France, enabling both companies to leverage their respective design and manufacturing expertise in an array of new product offerings. As a byproduct of the cooperative effort, Bryston will be unveiling an SP4 surround processor and StormAudio will be leveraging Bryston’s […]

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Barix Introduces Openly-Programmable IP Audio Module for Third-Party Product Developers at ISE 2018

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Barix is introducing at ISE 2018 its newest-generation IP Audio Module, the IPAM 400. The Linux-based IPAM 400 is Barix’s most powerful OEM audio platform to date, combining a quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 MPCore processor and an open-source programming model for supporting complex signal handling and an array of applications. The new module supports multiple audio formats […]

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Extron Ships Four-Channel DTP Output Card for Quantum Ultra with Selectable DTP / XTP / HDBaseT Output Modes

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Extron is shipping the new Quantum OUT4DTP, a four-channel DTP output card for the Quantum Ultra video wall processor. The Quantum OUT4DTP card sends video signals up to 330 feet (100 meters) over shielded CATx cable. In four-channel mode the unit supports resolutions up to 2K. Dual-channel mode supports two single path 4K/30 signals, while single-channel mode […]

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AudioControl Ships New Maestro M5 Theater Processor

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The Maestro M5, one of AudioControl’s next generation preamp processors (along with the Maestro M9), supports Dolby Atmos and DTS:X immersive audio surround formats plus Dirac Live room correction along with dual balanced XLR inputs and balanced XLR outputs for all channels, including height. Behind the Espresso Black brushed aluminum front panel, the Maestro M5 […]

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StormAudio Adds Remote Monitoring, Audio Over IP, 7.2 HDMI Board Upgrade and 20-Channel Capability

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At CEDIA Expo StormAudio (booth #820) will be highlighting new feature sets built into its line of preamplifier processors. The new capabilities are full system monitoring via the web, an audio over IP upgrade, a 7.2 HDMI upgrade and expansion from 16-channels to 20. The new features are available on all new StormAudio products as well as those previously delivered, which […]

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Extron Ships AES67-Based DMP 128 Series – And, Here’s Why This Matters…

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Several competing Audio over IP protocols have emerged over the last several years and have been implemented in certain markets by various manufacturers. However, equipment using incompatible audio over IP protocols often needs to be part of a single system. Without an interoperability standard, designers and integrators have been forced to modify their equipment choices or abandon audio networking […]

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Emotiva Audio Corp. to Make CEDIA Debut With 16-channel Processor and 3D Audio Presentation

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Emotiva Audio Corporation will make its CEDIA Expo debut in September with a live demo that features several of its most recent product introductions, in addition to the first public demo of the highly anticipated 16-channel RMC-1 A/V processor. The RMC-1 ($4,999) is a no-holds-barred 16-channel processor that supports full 4K UHD video, with high speed video switching, in addition […]

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WyreStorm to Showcase Latest 4K over Modular HDBaseT and Multiple 4K over IP Technologies at InfoComm 2017

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WyreStorm is set to use InfoComm 2017 to demonstrate the “Right Technology for the Application” with its 4K UHD AV signal distribution solutions over modular multi-format HDBaseT and AV over IP technologies over 1Gb and 10Gb. The company will expand on its NetworkHD line of AV over IP solutions with additions to its H.264 platform […]

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Extron Intros More Powerful DMP 128 Plus Series Digital Matrix Processors with VoIP

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Extron just launched the new DMP 128 Plus Series, which is what the company is calling its next generation of Digital Matrix Processors featuring Extron ProDSP 64-bit “floating point” technology. DMP 128 Plus Series processors are equipped with 12 analog mic/line inputs, eight analog outputs, up to four channels of digital audio input and output […]

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KLARK TEKNIK Ships 1176-KT Compressor

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KLARK TEKNIK announced the shipping of its 1176-KT FET-style compressor with a discrete signal path utilizing custom-engineered MIDAS input and output transformers. The compressor offers three ratios: 4:1 for moderate compression; 8:1 for severe compression: 12:1 for mild limiting; and 20:1 for hard limiting. Additionally, ‘All-button’ mode is included for aggressive vocals and especially effective […]

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Extron Intros Big Control Processor with Dedicated AV LAN Port

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Looks like Extron is getting closer and closer to the high-end control market as it just launched the IPCP Pro 555, a high-end IP Link Pro control processor with a dedicated AV LAN port. It features advanced security standards and dual Gigabit Ethernet ports, which are designed to ensure compatibility with multiple TouchLink Pro touchpanels […]

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Extron Ships SMP 351 Streaming Media Processors With 400GB of Solid State Storage

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Extron shipped two new models of their SMP 351 Streaming Media Processor lineup. These new models offer 400 GB of internal solid state storage to accommodate more AV content. All SMP 351 models feature five inputs that allows for combining two high resolution signals, a background image and metadata into dynamic layouts that enhance a presentation’s message. Extron’s […]

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RGB SPectrum’s New MediaWall V Video Wall Processor Ships

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RGB Spectrum’s MediaWall V display processor now includes a second, larger chassis and expanded features bringing more flexibility and capability to the product line. The new Model 550 MediaWall V wall processor offers more inputs and outputs in high definition (HD) and 4K/ultra high definition (UHD) formats (but, no specification for color bit depth). Input […]

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Lexicon Introduces QLI-32 Quantum Logic Immersion Processor for Cinema Surround Sound

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Lexicon today introduced its QLI-32 Quantum Logic Immersion cinema processor, designed to deliver up to 32 channels of surround sound in professional cinema applications. The new QLI-32 interfaces with a theater’s media source and existing cinema processor to provide a multi-dimensional listening experience with left, center, right, surround, rear and height channels, all via HARMAN’s […]

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HARMAN’s dbx Introduces PowerRack8 Power Supply for 500 Series Processors

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dbx recently introduced the PowerRack8 power supply for its new 500 Series processors. The PowerRack8 is an eight-slot, 19-inch rack-mount power source designed to hold up to eight 500 Series processors in a vertical configuration. The dbx PowerRack8 provides eight slots of balanced XLR inputs and outputs along with eight slots of unbalanced 1/4-inch inputs […]

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TASCAM DP-24SD Digital Portastudio Is Truly a Portable Studio

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TASCAM has introduced the DP-24SD, a 24-track Digital Portastudio that’s has eight XLR mic inputs with phantom power provide enough pre-amps to record a full band, and each input has available compression and limiting during recording. In addition, it includes a color LCD display, channel control strip and integrated solid-state media (SSD) inputs. Built into […]

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Rotel Introduces New RSP-1582 Reference Surround Processor

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Rotel Electronics has just launched what it’s calling a “reference” surround processor: the RSP-1582. Rotel says the DACs in the RSP-1582 preamp/processor consist of six 24-bit/192kHz  Wolfson WM8740 chips, four dedicated DACs for the front left, front right, center and subwoofer channels and shared stereo DACs for the rear and surround channels. Also included is […]

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Biamp Systems Announces Tesira 2.3

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Biamp Systems today unveiled Tesira 2.3, a DSP-based processor that includes IEEE 1722.1 AVB support and capabilities for expanders, a new dedicated software block for Audio-Technica’s Dante microphones, and better telephony support. And Biamp is also applying for AVnu certification. Tesira 2.3 implements IEEE 1722.1 support for AVB, enabling standards-based interoperability with other devices supporting […]

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AudioControl Launches 4K Capable Maestro M8 Surround Theater PreAmp with Balanced Audio

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AudioControl’s new Maestro M8 surround-sound pre-amp processor includes 4K Ultra HD processing. It’s integrated with an output port that allows for the use of an optional signal extender that uses HDBaseT technology for extending HDMI signals via standard Cat5 cable to remote mounted display devices. AudioControl’s new Maestro M8 surround processor is aimed at the […]

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AFlex5D Launches 40-Series Processors with Edge Blending and 3D

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Aflex5D is introducing the 40-Series of stacking processors with edge blending and 3D capabilities. This allows integrators to combine high-brightness projectors in order to create a video wall or seamless “side-by-side” imagine. The AF5D-40 and AF5D-41 processors stacks and blends projectors using the company’s Q-Stack technology, which Aflex5D says eliminates the need for cameras or […]

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Integra Debuts Consumer A/V Processor and Receiver Supporting HDBaseT

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Integra’s new mid-range, THX-certified AV preamp processor and A/V receiver, the DHC-60.5 and DTR-60.5, are the first Integra products to support HDBaseT technology, which allows HD audio/video signals to be transmitted over much longer distances using Cat5e cables. By incorporating HDBaseT technology, the DHC-60.5 and DTR-60.5 are optimized for whole-home distribution, connecting to compatible entertainment […]

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Extron Adds Features to Surround Sound Processor – But It’s Designed for ProAV’ers

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Extron recently added several new features for the SSP 7.1 Surround Sound Processor, including a seven-channel, nine-band parametric EQ; Live and Emulate operation modes with configuration file saving; and up to 100 ms of lip sync adjustment on each input. These new features can be accessed with Version 2.0 of the Setup and Control Software, […]

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NAD Premieres New HD AV Components at CES

At CES NAD Electronics introduced upgraded HD versions of the T 785, T 775, T765 AV Receivers and the T 175 AV Tuner Preamp-Processor. Additionally, NAD premiered Modular Design Construction (MDC) in the new Masters Series M15HD AV Preamp-Processor.   The MDC-based products include four new entries in NAD’s popular Theater Series — the T 785 […]

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