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Premium Audio Company Unveils Enhanced Features In Recent AVR Firmware Update

April 27, 2023

Press Release

Premium Audio Company (PAC), an innovative, premium audio solutions provider, has released a firmware update for many of its Integra, Onkyo, and Pioneer audio video receivers (AVRs) that will improve the functionality, connectivity, and the overall user experience. Firmware updates allow users to optimize Klipsch architectural speakers, enhance custom integration functionality and ease of use, and improve display performance.

Klipsch Optimized Mode

Klipsch speakers are known to reproduce the power, detail, and emotion of the live experience. In addition to the new Klipsch Reference Premiere and Reference speakers, Integra and Onkyo AVRs now include the precise crossover values for Klipsch Custom, Design, Pro and THX architectural speakers, as well as the new Klipsch Reference Premiere subwoofers, eliminating any guesswork or sometimes arbitrary settings assigned by many automatic room calibration solutions. It's easy to set up in the AVR menu and the result is peak performance out of already amazing-sounding speakers.

AVRs with Klipsch Optimized Mode for Klipsch architectural products include:

  • Onkyo TX-RZ70, TX-RZ50, TX-NR7100, TX-NR6100, TX-NR5100 and TX-NR6050
  • Integra DRX-8.4, DRX-5.4, DRX-3.4, DRX-2.4

Custom Integration (CI) Feature Improvements

Our engineers have significantly expanded Integra AVR’s CI functionality. Installing and customizing premium home entertainment experiences has never been simpler with the following improvements:

Web Setup

·Access Web Setup by IP address from any browser-based device

·Additions to web setup latest Firmware include:

o    HDCP timing adjust increases compatibility across connected devices

o    Sink test now includes bandwidth to determine maximum resolution of signal over cable runs

o    Firmware Update command now available within Web Setup

Additional Improvements

·Input Skip functionality added to minimize user error

·Control protocol addition for Dirac Slot 1­-3 toggle selection so users can compare Dirac curves more easily (Dirac equipped models only)

AVRs with CI improvements include:

  • Integra DRX 8.4, DRX-5.4, DRX-3.4, DRX-2.4 

Additional Advanced On-Screen and App Display Features

With the firmware update, Integra, Onkyo, and Pioneer now have additional on-screen and app displays to enhance user experience and improve gaming experiences. With added Gaming Awareness specs on the On-Screen Display, users will now see feedback from the AVR to ensure the gaming system is proving the exact settings you’ve selected including:

  • Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM)
  • Variable Refresh Rate (VRR)

HDMI® Source-Based Tone Mapping (SBTM) information has also been added to info (video) display, in addition to other minor improvements to enhance overall system stability.

AVRs with advanced user features, Bluetooth Connectivity improvements include:

  • Onkyo TX-RZ70, TX-RZ50, TX-NR7100, TX-NR6100, TX-NR5100, TX-NR6050
  • Integra DRX 8.4, DRX-5.4, DRX-3.4, DRX-2.4
  • Pioneer Elite VSX-LX805, VSX-LX505, VSX-LX305, VSX-LX105, VSX-LX935

For more information on the brands and their products, please visit Onkyousa.comIntegrahometheater.com, and Pioneerhomeusa.com.

 

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