Posted Thu Sep 15, 2016 at 03:45 PM PDT by Steven Cohen
Five new audio products have been detailed.
Integra has announced its gear lineup for CEDIA 2016. The collection includes the new Research Series DRX-R1 11.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver ($3,200) and DRC-R1 11.2-Channel Network A/V Pre-amp ($2,500), along with the DRX-7 9.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver ($2400), the DSX-3 5.1-Channel Slim Network A/V Receiver ($600), and the DLB-5 Surround Sound Bar (price TBA).
Integra's new Research Series offers many next-gen features, including Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, MQA decoding, Tidal, Google Cast for audio, Vector Linear Shaping Circuitry (VLSC) for noiseless signal processing on all channels, and the company's AccuEQ featuring AccuReflex Phase Alignment technology. The DRX-R1 11.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver and DRC-R1 11.2-Channel Network A/V Pre-amp both support up to 7.2.4 channels of immersive audio and are THX Select2 Plus certified. Likewise, both devices include 4K / 60 Hz-capable HDMI terminals supporting High Dynamic Range (HDR), 4:4:4 color space, BT.2020, and HDCP 2.2.
In addition, the DRX-7 9.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver offers many of the same features as the Research Series and includes support for a 5.2.4 object-based audio setup out of the box, or a 7.2.4 setup with a secondary two-channel amp. The receiver is rated for 140 watts per channel at 8 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.08% THD, 2 Channels Driven, FTC.
Meanwhile, the DSX-3 5.1-Channel Slim Network A/V Receiver offers a space-saving slim design along with 45 watts per channel at 8 ohms and a 384 kHz/32-bit Asahi Kasei DAC. Likewise, the device offers four 4K 60Hz HDMI terminals that support HDR, 4:4:4, BT.2020 and HDCP 2.2, and will be compatible with Dolby Atmos and DTS:X via a firmware update.
Finally, Integra is also highlighting its new DLB-5 Object-Based Surround Sound Bar. The low-profile sound bar includes integrated center, left and right speakers, along with two up-firing speakers for DTS:X and Dolby Atmos content. In addition, the unit comes with a separate receiver and a wireless 8" subwoofer.
Release dates have not been announced yet, but Integra's new audio lineup is now on display at CEDIA 2016 in Dallas, Texas.
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