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Emotiva DMC-1 Processor

by September 09, 2004
Filed under: Receivers and Processors


  • Precision Motorola Symphony™ based 7.1 Channel Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital EX, Dolby Pro-Logic II/IIx, DTS, DTS-ES, and DTS Neo:6, decoding
  • NEW Motorola DSP - Their Top of the Line
  • Broadcast quality video up-conversion circuitry for all composite and S-video inputs.
  • OSD (On Screen Display) for easy set up and calibration. Logical and easy to use. OSD is component video compatible!
  • All inputs can be renamed and are completely configurable for triggers, zone assignment, gain trim, max level, etc.
  • Second zone audio capability; can play sources independent of the main zone
  • Full-time digital down-mix for two-channel tape recording, digital outputs, and second audio zone output from multi-channel digital sources
  • Direct two-channel analog bypass mode
  • Preprogrammed and learning MX500 remote control with LCD
  • Music surround modes converts stereo inputs into five or six channels of audio
  • High performance Alps FM/AM tuner with 40 presets
  • Three sets of 100 Mhz+ HDTV compatible wide-bandwidth component video inputs with two buffered outputs
  • Six audio/video inputs, each with audio, S-video and composite video
  • Three audio inputs
  • Moving magnet phono input
  • Eight channel analog audio input using RCA connectors for DVD-A, SACD, or other external multi-channel source. Ultra pure, all analog signal path.
  • Digital audio (S/PDIF) inputs for six sources: four coax or optical and two coax only
  • Coaxial and optical digital (S/PDIF) outputs provide two-channel digital down-mix from 5.1 sources for recording, etc
  • Balanced outputs for main 7.1 channels
  • 3 additional single ended subwoofer outputs
  • All-digital bass manager with crossover frequencies of 40 to 160Hz
  • DSP based tone controls
  • Professional grade 24-bit A-to-D converter and 24-bit/192kHz Multibit D-to-A converters
  • Separate trigger outputs and infrared inputs for both zones
  • High-current (500mA total) trigger outputs
  • IEEE-1394 (Firewire™) port for future expansion
  • Flash upgradeable memory
  • Modular internal construction
  • 3RU chassis with floating multi-element, milled aluminum faceplate. Indirect cobalt blue illumination of all controls and main panel
  • Black lacquered removable side trim panels. Optional rack mounting hardware provided
  • IEC power inlet, 120/230 VAC configurable.
  • Weight - 27 lbs.
  • Dimensions: (HxWxD) 6" x 18 ½" x 16 ¼"

[Picture_075] MSRP: $2999 (package discounts available)

Even with the lights out, the Emotiva DMC-1 and matching MPS-1 Modular Amplifier looks stellar!

AV123 is currently offering an Audioholics 10% discount on all pre-orders for the brand new Emotiva 9.4 preamp/processor and power amplifier system as well as the new RS 1000 flagship loudspeaker system through the month of September. Redeem your coupon code "Audioholics" via AV123 shopping cart checkout or via phone orders.

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Gene manages this organization, establishes relations with manufacturers and keeps Audioholics a well oiled machine. His goal is to educate about home theater and develop more standards in the industry to eliminate consumer confusion clouded by industry snake oil.

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