URC Integrates Total Control System with Russound MCA Controllers


URC launched a two-way IP module Thursday. The module is for integration of its Total Control system with Russound MCA controllers. The module — available immediately to authorized URC installers via URC’s dealer portal and also on Russound’s dealer portal — provides easy control of Russound’s MCA-66/MCA-88 controller amplifiers using any URC Total Control touch screen, […]

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Russound Architectural Loudspeakers Now Part of the AudioControl Sound Partners Program


AudioControl has announced that Russound has been added to its Sound Partners Program (SPP). The AudioControl SPP was established as a cooperative initiative with industry-leading architectural speaker manufacturers in order to implement optimized performance profiles as defined by each brand’s engineers. These profiles, when stored in the DSP onboard the AudioControl Director and CM-Series high-performance […]

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Russound Debuts 70-Volt Streaming Audio Amplifier


The first Russound 70v model to be announced, XZone70V Streaming Audio Amplifier, is a digital media streaming audio source that incorporates the company’s XStream technology to enable streaming audio content from the cloud, a local network, AirPlay-enabled devices, all from a single component. The 70v/100v amplifier uses advanced circuitry to provide up to 300 watts […]

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New Russound Certified Installer Program Solves Unauthorized Sales Through “Lock” On New Models


Russound has announced a new product feature designed to reduce unauthorized online sales of Russound products while ensuring that consumers receive the benefits of working with certified installation professionals. The Russound Certification Installer (RCI) program goes into effect with the launch of the  company’s new line of multi-zone controllers (MCA-66, MCA-88 and MCA-88x), with additional […]

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Russound Announces MCA-88X Streaming Multizone Controller Amplifier


Russound has announced the new MCA-88X Streaming Multizone Controller Digital Amplifier, an eight source, eight zone controller with built-in XStream Technology that streams content from the cloud, home network, tablets and phones, all from a single component. Scalable up to 48 zones by combining multiple controllers, the MCA-88X is part of Russound’s next generation of […]

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Russound Announces Two New Amplifiers at CEDIA


Russound today announced the new D850 and D1650 digital multi-channel amplifiers. The D850 includes auto sensing line inputs, bridged mono switching, independent zone triggering inputs and outputs, a bus audio input, individual left and right channel volume trim controls per zone and individual turn-off time delays per zone to accommodate a range of configurations. The […]

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Russound Announces New MCA-66 and MCA-88 Digital Multizone Controllers


Russound’s latest upgrades to its MCA series of controllers come in the form of the MCA-66 and MCA-88. Both units feature streaming of Bluetooth content streaming from phones and tablets; the ability to listen, control and share sources through three digital inputs; updated IR code libraries to control any AV source; and expandability to as […]

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Russound Debuts New Keypads


Russound has launched a new keypad design in the form of the SLK (Single Line Keypad), which is designed for individual zone control of the C-Series MCA-C3 and MCA-C5 multiroom audio systems. This single-gang (decora-style) keypad is designed for basic zone control and you can order it in five colors options. The SLK includes a […]

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Russound FINALLY Ships Bluetooth Wireless Adapter


Russound’s lllooonnnggg awaited BSK-1 Bluetooth Source Kit, a wireless audio kit for enabling all portable Bluetooth-equipped devices to stream content to any multiroom audio system regardless of brand, has started shipping. Russound says the BSK-1 is specifically designed for residential and commercial system integrators but also says in its press release that it’s also for, […]

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Russound Expands Acclaim Speaker Line


Russound has introduced the Acclaim 5 Series OutBack outdoor speakers. Designed for extreme outdoor environments, the new 5 Series use sealed enclosures and salt-tested, marine grade hardware for weather resistant performance in neighborhood and even beachfront locations. Made with polypropylene driver cones with rubber surrounds and 1-inch Teteron dome tweeters, Russound claims they offer exceptionally […]

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