Lexicon has lowered the manufacturer’s suggested retail price on its MC-12HDB Music and Cinema Processor, the company’s preamplifier/processor for high-end home theater and custom installation audio/video systems. The MC-12HDB is now available at $7,999 suggested retail, reduced from its previous $10,999 MSRP.
Lexicon's MC-12HDB Music and Cinema Processor.
“The Lexicon MC-12HDB has established itself as an industry-standard surround-sound preamp/processor, and now, its extraordinary performance and flexibility are within the reach of a greater number of home cinema enthusiasts than ever before,” said Jim Garrett, market manager, HARMAN High Performance AV. “We are confident that listeners will find the MC-12HDB to be the best-sounding preamp/processor on the market at its new price point.”
The THX Ultra2-certified MC-12HDB is the ultimate home theater control center. It offers 7.2-channel surround-sound capability, and is compatible with all popular surround sound formats including Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio via LPCM over HDMI, to deliver high-resolution audio from Blu-ray players and other sources. The MC-12HDB provides three independent zones and 12 configurable inputs.
Additional refinements include premium 24-bit/192kHz internal D/A converters operating in dual-differential mode; independent crossover, speaker distance and level controls for each of the main audio outputs; a broadcast-quality analog video switcher with upconversion to component video; NTSC, PAL and SECAM compatibility; automatic calibration of speaker output levels and distances (using the optional Lexicon microphone kit); an optional automatic digital room EQ system and many other features.