Audio features AV8801 supports many audio formats. Below you find a list of the most important audio formats with a short description of each format.
Dolby Pro Logic II is the audio system from Dolby that the amplifier will use for analog or two channels Digital sources like TV- broadcasts.
Dolby Pro Logic IIx is a secondary audio format that makes it possible to transform 5-channel audio to 7-channel audio. This can be a useful feature since most Blu-Ray and DVD only have 5-channel sound.
DTS is an audio format that is used on a some DVD movies and offers up to 5 discrete channels + subwoofer.
To achieve the best possible sound reproduction in a home theater setup AV8801 is equipped with automatic room correction that adjusts a number of parameters based on measurements made using an included microphone. Noise level of each speaker automatically adjusted along with delay based on the placement of speakers. In addition adjusted frequency response of each speaker so that it fits the room and speaker. The specification for the equalizer for the main channels are 9 bånds, while it is Ukjent for the subwoofer channel.
The room correction technology that AV8801 is equipped with is Audyssey MultEQ XT32 that is developed by Audyssey, a firm that specializes in developing sound processing to many of the major manufacturers of AV-amplifiers. Audyssey MultEQ XT32 is the most advanced processing from Audyssey.
To get the best possible bass reproduction in your home theater setup AV8801 has individual bass handling of the different channels. That means you can set different value for lowpass filter for each speaker group. The low pass filter can be set to a wide range of frequencies. The available frequencies are 40, 60, 80, 90, 100, 110, 120, 150, 200 , 250Hz.
If you have analog sources which must be connected to a TV or projector through the amplifier, the amplifier has video conversion from composite, s-video and component to digital HDMI signal. This ensures that it is enough with a single HDMI a > cable to the projector/TV.The Video signal can be upscaled to HD format so that it fits with the TV / projectors resolution if you want to make this transformation in amplifier instead of TV / Projector. The amplifier can upscale to 720p, 1080i and 1080p signal.
AV8801 is equipped with a wide range of connection option for video sources. It has 6 HDMI, 3 component and 3 composite inputs.It also has 6 RCA inputs for analog audio connection and 2 optical digital inputs and 2 coaxial digital inputs.For connection of equipment that has its own decoding of multichannel audio AV8801 is equipped with 1 x 7.1 RCA multichannel input.
The amplifier is equipped with 1 HDMI- 1 component, and 1 composite monitor outputs.The amplifier supports HDMI Arc (Audio Return Channel), which means it can receive audio from a TV from the same cable that transmits image from amplifier to TV. This keeps you from having a seperate digital cable or RCA cable from the TV to the amplifier. Requires that the TV supports HDMI Arc.
The amplifier is equipped with 11.2 RCA/XLR preout output so that it is possible for connecting power amplifiers to achieve full 11 channel setup in addition to active subwoofer.
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AV8801 allows for playback in multiple rooms, with different sources for each room.
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With processing for 11 channels and purchase of necessary power amplifiers you have the following possible speaker setup with this amplifier.
By acquiring power amplifiers for 7 channels supports 7.1 speaker configuration that allow for front, center, surround and rear surroundøyttalere in addition to a subwoofer.
For a more detailed explanation of the possible speaker configurations you should read speaker configuration section of our home theater amplifier guide.
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