American brand Acurus is showcasing its integrated surround processor ecosystem at CEDIA Expo Virtual 2020. New Acurus processors, considered the audio performance benchmark by home cinema installation professionals, are now fully enabled to work with Acurus proprietary new room correction solution called ASPEQT.
Combined with Acurus amplifier offerings, the 2RU M8, and the Class A/B A2000 Series, the Acurus ecosystem is a truly self-contained home cinema solution for integrators looking for unique, high-performance, and high-reliability products to offer their customers. This new processor ecosystem, with its easy-to-use set-up and added room calibration via ASPEQT, meets the demands of modern home environments, whether medium-to-large immersive home cinemas or multi-purpose media rooms.
The Acurus Muse is a native 16-channel processor specifically designed to meet the requirement of multi=purpose immersive audio decoding and post-processing around the home. It provides customers with a $5,.500 (U.S. retail) upgradeable sound processing solution with full-support for 5K UHD/HDR, HDMI 2.1 hardware, and ASPEQT room formats, such as DTS:X and 15.1 Dolby Atmos, and is supported by a wide range of throe-party control drivers, TCP/IP two-way, and a Web-control interface.
The Acurus ACT 4 at $12,000 (U.S. retail), offers an expanded set of loudspeaker layouts up to 11.3.6, more inputs including aa phono stage, integrated ASPEQT support, and an expanded UI. For more than four years, the Acurus ACT 4 has become the premium choice for high-end immersive home cinemas, demo rooms and even professional studio environments.
Indy Audio Labs Co-founder/CTO Ted Moore, says, “Acurus offers performance audio solutions that span a huge spectrum of installer applications at a performance-to-price ratio that is unheard of. With the recent addition of ASPEQT support, installers have not only a premium room calibration system with a modern UI, but a room tuning service solution they can offer to their customers. Throw in the fantastic-sounding Acurus processors and amplification with our five-year warranty and it’s a winning combination. Our design strategies are devoted to giving out customers high-performance audio products with an extraordinary degree of options so that they have great flexibility in their own design efforts.”
Acurus delivers world-renowned audio performance and is a premium brand for home cinema, media rooms, and distributed audio applications. The superior engineering in Acurus’ immersive processors, pre-amplifiers, and amplifiers is characterized by high performance, authenticity of reproduction, modern aesthetics, intuitive operation, and rock-solid design and construction from the USA. With multiple reviewer accolades Acurus has achieve an ideal intersection of price and performance in modern audio products.