Audio Control receiver launched into the UK2 September 2009
The AudioControl Concert AVR-1 premium surround sound receiver/controller is designed for “discerning home cinema enthusiasts”. Now available in the UK, the Concert AVR-1 supports Dolby True HD and DTS-HD Master, accepts signals from up to five discrete high bandwidth (1080p) HDMI inputs, and possesses 120 individual inputs and outputs for video and audio.
The specification of the Concert AVR-1 includes Class H amplifier technology able to drive 120 watts per channel (840 watts total), with all channels being driven into 8 ohms; automatic ‘upconversion’ of component, composite and S-Video signals; Dolby Volume; audio and video outputs for second and third zones; complete control via RS-232 serial command or IR commands; dual assignable HDMI outputs with priority switching; and streaming audio via Ethernet, WiFi or USB.
Priced at around £5,995, the Concert AVR-1 is distributed in the UK by Pulse Marketing.