CEDIA 2014 - Making Good Sound Great, AudioControl Leads the Way Unveiling New Custom Audio Products at CEDIA 2014.
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Seattle, WA, For Immediate Release: - At this years 2014 CEDIA Expo In Denver, Seattle based audio-design leader AudioControl, will unveil a number of new home theater, AV and distributed audio products, focused on the custom integration channel, resulting from 12 months of market analysis and listening to the needs of over 60 custom integration companies. The launch of these industry-leading products will take place on Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 9am at AudioControl's booth number 546. A team from the AudioControl Engineering Sound Lab (who have been let out and are traveling from the depths of the Pacific Northwest rainforest!) will lead the unveiling of these new products for 2014. CEDIA Expo Attendees are invited to attend the unveiling and be entered into a prize draw for one of the new products being showcased at CEDIA 2014. Attendees are also invited to review and discuss their own project requirements and specifications directly with the AudioControl team who will be available throughout the entire CEDIA Expo to answer questions and give great product advice to visitors .
"Our dealers are fabulous at providing us with product ideas and features that we continue to incorporate into the AudioControl family", commented Alex Camara, CEO for AudioControl. "Continuous Improvement" and "Innovation In Everything" are two of the Guiding Principles that drive our product development discussions. At CEDIA this year, dealers will see the results of their contributions and some incredible efforts by our engineering and design teams. Having our audio-design lab, engineering base and manufacturing plant all together in Seattle allows us to watch these new products go from 'ideation' to concept to prototype and into production, an unbeatable combination under one roof".
AudioControl will be releasing full details of all new products in a series of announcements between now and CEDIA. Listed below is a sneak preview of the new AudioControl products on their way, in a specially protected, camouflaged truck driving a secret route from Seattle towards the Denver region of the United States!
New Architect™ Power Amplifier: To complement their highly successful Architect Series, AudioControl will show at CEDIA Expo its new Architect 2U 16 Channel Power Amplifier. The Architect Series is highly sought after in multi-zone situations where the Custom Installer needs great sounding, powerful whole house audio that does not compromise on features, quality, reliability and price to meet the demands of the residential and commercial markets including new single and multi-home projects right across the US and internationally. The new Architect Model 2660 is the latest high-performance workhorse in the Architect Series designed exclusively for the Custom Integration market.
The Director™ Network Power Amplifier: AudioControl's renowned 'The Director™' Series of Amplifiers is a technology leader in the market.
Its power ratings, audio performance, network capability, control and monitoring flexibility as well as its focus on the audio and configuration needs of the Custom Integrator has made The Director™ Series one of the fastest growing Power Amplifiers in AudioControl's Amplification line-up. The launch of The Director™ M Series, led by The Director™ Model M6400 takes all of the strength of The Director™ Model D Series and adds Matrixing functionality on all inputs and outputs allowing for flexible signal routing. New digital inputs alongside its 16 analog inputs combines all of this power, strength and capability into an efficient 2U rack space. In addition, pre-amp Volume Control and source switching between analog and digital inputs can be performed via IP commands along with the signal matrix routing.
Like all AudioControl network amplifiers, The Director™ Model M6400 has powerful digital signal processing (DSP) that supports graphic and parametric equalization, audio zone controls, signal delay and memory presets making it the ideal amplification partner to any distributed audio control system or operated as a stand-alone whole-house audio solution. It is the ultimate, intelligent networkable matrix amplifier.
Rialto™ and Bijou™ Compact Zone Power Amplifiers: AudioControl has led the way in high-performing zone-amplifiers, introducing the Rialto 400 Zone amplifier, which has grown to become one of the company's fastest growing models. At the 2014 CEDIA Expo dealers will see several exciting new additions to the Rialto™ family. These new models combine powerful key features, focused on the custom integration market including high power levels at over 100 watts per channel at 8 Ohms, 200 watts at 4 ohms, pre-amp volume control, a high-performance Wolfson DAC, source switching via IR or RS-232 capabilities, plus Bass Management functions. Sister to the Rialto 600 is the new Bijou 600 model, part of AudioControl Bijou Series. The Bijou is a unique product on the market today and its launch at CEDIA 2014 is not to be missed. It is specifically designed for custom installation applications in all zones across the house and ideal for TV set-ups, sound bars, additional indoor and outdoor zones, gaming set-ups, powering speakers of all sizes, types and ratings and can also slot neatly behind a TV, or behind video displays as well as in a rack utilizing its compact 1U ½ rack space size.
AudioControl HDBaseT Extenders: AudioControl is well known as a company that specializes in high-performance audio and video extenders. At CEDIA Expo, AudioControl will launch the first in a new line-up of AV extenders with the introduction of the HDBT-S1 Sender and the HDBT-R1 Receiver that uses HDBaseT technology for extending HDMI signals via standard CAT5e/CAT6. Both these products benefit from the highest standards of testing and design that the AudioControl team put them through before being released to market. This includes full Quantum Data testing using the latest technology for 3D and 4K UHD testing. AudioControl's incredible Maestro M8 processor, which has won a major award at CEDIA that cannot yet be announced, benefits from the inclusion of an optional extender port for the addition of the AudioControl HDBT-S1 or HDBT-R1 if the Custom Installer requires this feature.
AudioControl is a U.S. designer and manufacturer of the highest quality home theater processors and amplifiers, distributed audio amplifiers, car audio, signal processors and precise analysis products, celebrating nearly four decades of 'making good sound great'. The company's headquarters, including research and development, manufacturing, production, and training facilities continue to thrive in Seattle, Washington heart of the rainforest of the Pacific Northwest. For more information visit www.audiocontrol.com.
AudioControl will be exhibiting at CEDIA EXPO 2014 at booth #546 from September 11th to 13th, 2014.