Definitive Technology is throwing its drivers into the Dolby Atmos ring with the announcement of the A60 Elevation speaker module for its existing BP-8060ST floorstanding tower speaker.
Definitive’s $499/pair A60 Elevation speaker module sits on top of the company’s existing BP-8060ST floorstanding tower speaker, launched in 2011.
The module, shipping in August at $499/pair, operates as a dedicated Atmos-enabled “height speaker” that reflects sound off a ceiling to project sound effects above listeners.
The A60 can be placed on top of the BP8060 towers and connected by speaker wire to an AV receiver or preamp processor equipped with Dolby Atmos decoder. A wire-management guide holds the speaker wire tight against the back of the tower, the company said.
Definitive joins a growing roster of companies announcing Atmos-decoding AVRs and preamp processors as well as Atmos-enabled speakers and Atmos add-on speaker modules. They include Denon, Marantz, Onkyo, Integra and Pioneer.
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