Integra will complete the roll-out of its 2012 audio video receiver lineup at CEDIA EXPO 2012 with the introduction of its DTR-70.4 THX Ultra2 Plus 9.2-channel network audio-video receiver with the 11.1-channel capabilities of DTS Neo:X, using preamp outputs for the extra channels.
Other new features include InstaPreview, a variant of picture-in-picture for HDMI sources, and Mobile High-definition Link (MHL) to deliver video from Android smart devices and Roku’s new Streaming Stick. Advance custom installation features include Zone 2 HDMI, powered Zones 2, 3 and 4, and Audyssey MultEQ XT32.
The company is also announcing its new DMI-40.4 Dock for iPod/iPhone/iPad with Airplay, network capability, and compatibility with Crestron eControl and AMX Duet. The DMI-40.4 can use its RI link to provide Airplay, WiFi, and remote control capabilities to all RI compatible Integra AVRs.
Integra will also debut its ADM-20.4, a 75-Watt two-channel power amplifier that is ideal for remote Zone applications or those extra channels for DTS Neo:X.
Integra will be showing its full line at CEDIA 2012. These include the DTR-20.4, DTR-30.4, DTR-40.4, and DTR-50.4 Network AV receivers, and DTM-40.4 network stereo receiver, which were introduce to dealers earlier this year.
The Integra DTR-70.4 comes comes with the quality assurance of THX Ultra2 Plus Certification, and implements the full 11.1-channel capabilities of DTS Neo:X. With DTS Neo:X processing, it provides every available surround option up to 11.1 channels, including height plus wide configurations. Channels 10 and 11 use the preamp outputs connected to an external two-channel power amplifier. Audyssey’s top-of-the-line MultEQ XT32 is included to provide automated room set-up equalization to achieve the ideal level and time delay for each speaker, with multi-channel upmixing from DTS Neo:X, Audyssey DSX, and Dolby Pro Logic IIz.
With its nine HDMI ports, front-panel HDMI/MHL port, dual USB connections, Ethernet, optional wifi and Bluetooth adaptors, and free remote control and streaming Apps for iPhone, Android, and Kindle, the Integra DTR-70.4 can interface with just about any new technology, the company says. Music stored on iPod/iPhone, Android, and many other devices can be streamed directly to the DTR-70.4. The front-panel MHL-enabled HDMI port can stream video from Android devices and Roku’s new Streaming Stick, with other devices on the technology horizon. With Ethernet for access to preloaded audio streaming channels such as Spotify, and connectivity for smart phones, tablets, and PC via DLNA or Bluetooth, this receiver is designed for seamless integration into users’ digital lifestyles and to distribute entertainment throughout the home.
Connectivity has also been enhanced by adding Zone2 HDMI that removes the need for a secondary analog connection in order to access audio in a second zone. Powered audio is available in four zones simultaneously—with multi-zone playback and setting controls managed by remote app.
The Integra DTR-70.4 Network AV receiver is now shipping to Integra dealers with a suggested retail price of $2,800. The price for the DMI-40.4 dock will be announced at CEDIA and ADM-20.4 power amplifier with have respective retail prices of $350.