Posted Fri Feb 2, 2018 at 05:30 AM PST by Steven Cohen
The company has announced two additional AV products for its 2018 lineup.
The DRX-7.1 is a 9.2-channel THX Certified Select AV receiver rated for 140W per channel at 8 ohms, 20 Hz–20 kHz, 0.08% THD, 2 channels driven, FTC. The device includes built-in support for up to a 5.2.4 or 7.2.2 Dolby Atmos or DTS:X speaker configuration. Likewise, the unit features 11.2 multi-channel pre-outs to enable up to a 7.2.4 object-based speaker setup with an additional 2-channel amp. HDCP 2.2, 4K / 60Hz, Dolby Vision, HDR 10, HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma), WCG (Wide Color Gamut), extended (sYCC601, Adobe RGB, Adobe YYC601), and BT.2020 video pass-through is integrated as well.
In addition, the receiver offers support for DTS Play-Fi, Chromecast built-in and Google Assistant Voice Control, and FlareConnect. Finally, Enhanced HDBaseT LAN Connectivity is implemented as well for HDCP 2.2-compliant 4K / 60 Hz / 4:4:4 video transmission and POC (Power Over Cable) in conjunction with an optional HDB-RX1 HDBaseT Receiver (detailed below), IR and RS-232C Control.
Meanwhile, the HDB-RX1 is a 4K HDBaseT Receiver that enables the transmission of 4K / 60Hz / 4:4:4 video (including HDR10 and Dolby Vision) at a full 18GB per second from a compatible Integra AV component with a new-generation HDBaseT LAN and HDCP 2.2-compliant HDMI output. Likewise, the unit also features backwards compatibility with previous generation Integra AV components for up to 4K 4:2:2 transmissions. In addition, the device includes support for RS-232 and IR Control pass-through, along with the ability to carry POC (Power Over Cable) and IP Control.
Integra's DRX-7.1 9.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver ($2,400) and HDB-RX1 4K HDBaseT Receiver ($400) are both set to start shipping in March, joining the previously announced HDBaseT-enabled DRC-R1.1 11.2-Channel Network AV Controller ($2,500) and DRX-R1.1 11.2-Channel Network AV Receiver ($3,300).
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