Integra, the premium brand most trusted by custom home theater installers, today announced several new reference-grade offerings debuting at CEDIA 2019, including the DRC-R1.3 11.2-Channel Network A/V Processor ($2,499 US / $3,500 CAD) and the DRX-R1.3 11.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver ($3,299 US / $4,500) from its flagship Research Series along with the pinnacle of its 9-channel lineup, the DRX-7.3 9.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver ($2,399 US / $3,300 CAD). All three will be on display in the Integra / Onkyo booth #3713 throughout the expo.
Integra’s latest multi-channel A/V receivers and processor from the “Dot 3” series provide the high-end audio and video consumers demand, while maintaining best-in-class features custom integrators appreciate. For example, all three are now IMAX® Enhanced for IMAX® digitally remastered content, and include 4K HDBaseT™ for 4K HDR video and control up to 100 meters away over Cat 5/6/7 wiring.
Additionally, all three units support Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X™ formats up to 7.2.4 channels*1; boast multi-zone processing; and feature wireless technologies including Chromecast built-in with Google Assistant voice control;
, Works with Sonos, AirPlay®2 multi-room synced audio with voice control via Siri®-enabled devices, and DTS Play-Fi® multi-room hi-fi music streaming. Each model includes pass-through support for 4K/60p, HDR10, Dolby Vision™, HLG, BT.2020, WCG (Wide Color Gamut), 4:4:4/24-bit color, HDCP 2.3, and eARC as specified in HDMI® 2.1*2.
DRC-R1.3 11.2-Channel Network A/V Processor
The ultimate in audio flexibility, Integra’s state-of-the-art flagship processor feeds your power amp pristine signals via gold-plated 11.2-channel balanced XLR audio or single-ended pre-outs for Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X® surround soundtracks. Equally impressive is the DRC-R1.3’s ability to make the most of music sources with DSD Direct 256 decoding and a dedicated phono input. The unit supports 384 kHz/32-bit D/A conversion with AK4490 768 kHz/32-bit stereo DAC for Front L/R, 2 x AK4458 768 kHz/32-bit multichannel DACs (main channels), and separate AK4388 DAC for Zone audio.
The DRC-R1.3 features three HDMI outputs so you can connect a TV and projector in the Main Zone, and an additional display in Zone 2. Extensive RS-232/IP/IR control command sets and Bi-directional IP and RS-232 ports facilitate integration with home automation systems.
With the THX® Certified Ultra™ DRC-R1.3, no detail is overlooked. From the copper screws used to lock modular circuitry blocks to a double-skinned insulated frame, additional internal bracing to enhance the products anti-resonant characteristics, to the floating circuit boards, multiple 32-bit DSPs and DACs, the DRC-R1.3 processor was built for theater-reference sound.
The DRA-R1, a companion 11-channel amplifier, will be available in early 2020 will also be on display during CEDIA.
DRX-R1.3 11.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver
The DRX-R1.3 is a flagship THX® Ultra2 Certified™ network receiver with unsurpassed quality, power at 140W per channel (8 ohms, 20 Hz–20 kHz, 0.08% THD, 2 channels driven, FTC) and all the latest 4K video support and multi-channel audio processing, including full HDCP2.2 support. It also shares the same design concept using copper screws to lock modular circuitry blocks to a double-skinned insulated frame, additional internal bracing to enhance the products anti-resonant characteristics, floating circuit boards, multiple 32-bit DSPs and DACs, plus a custom shielded power supply and shielded amplification, all of which harmonize to isolate signals from noise. The result is absolute sonic purity at earth-shaking volume through High-Current Amplifier design, highlighted by a custom-made magnetic-flux low-hum EI power transformer.
DRX-7.3 9-Channel Network A/V Receiver
The DRX-7.3 Network A/V Receiver equips flagship-level THX® Certified Select™ amplification for 5.2.4-ch Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X® sound expandable to 7.2.4-ch*1 for a full IMAX® Enhanced movie experience. With 135W per channel (8 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.08% THD, 2-ch driven, FTC), the DRX-7.3 has HDMI 7 HDMI inputs & 3 outputs plus a front HDMI input, as well as HDMI2.1 eARC support. Like its Dot 3 series counterparts, the DRX-7.3 boasts a faster NXP iMX8 network processor, and is updated to include Zone-B lineout for wireless headphones
Zone 2 D/A converter for HDMI/SPDIF/NET/BT, and Zone 3 D/C converter for NET/BT.
Stop by the Integra / Onkyo booth #3713 for more information on all three Integra units. A detailed list of features, specifications and owner’s manual can also be found at www.integrahometheater.com.