AudioControl's new 7.1.4 Concert AVR-7 and Concert AVR-9 receivers with Dolby Atmos, 4K, HDMI 2.0a, HDCP 2.2 and AudioControl's DIRAC LIVE room correction are now shipping. Like other AudioControl products, these seven-channel receivers are not available for sale on the internet.
The Concert AVR-9 features a 7 x 200 watts-per-channel theater amplifier. The Concert AVR-7 features a 7 x 100 watts-per-channel amp.
Both include four Dolby Atmos pre-amp outputs. "Users can drive the Dolby Atmos channels using the high-power amplification contained inside the Concert AVRs and also add additional power utilizing AudioControl's high-power 2-channel Bijou 600 or Rialto 600 amplifiers," said the company in press release.
Both receivers also include seven HDMI 2.0a inputs, four Coax SPDIF and two Toslink digital audio inputs; six stereo analog inputs; USB Input; and Ethernet Client. They also include second-zone HDMI outputs that are ARC-compatible.
Surround modes include Dolby Atmos; Dolby True HD; Dolby Digital Plus; Dolby Digital EX; Dolby Digital 5.1; Dolby Pro Logic IIx; DTS-HD Master Audio. The products are also described as "DTS-X ready."