Integra introduced the 7.2-channel DHC-40.2 THX Ultra 2 Plus certified, 3D-Ready, and network capable audio-video preamplifier processor with single-ended connections.
With seven 3D-Ready HDMI 1.4a inputs, the DHC-40.2 surround preamp is capable of supporting a full compliment of high-tech AV sources and delivering those signals to state of the art video displays, including 3D systems. HDMI 1.4a also supports the ultimate in lossless digital audio via Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio, plus Audio Return Channel and HDMI Thru.
The DHC-40.2 preamp/processor upscales HDMI sources to 1080p using Faroudja DCDi Cinema processing plus and provides full ISFccc Certified Calibration Controls to support individual color calibration for all video inputs.
The DHC-40.2 offers audio networking and Internet radio capabilities using built-in Ethernet and USB interfaces. These connections are also used for firmware updates, and the USB interface ensures these models are 'Made for iPod/iPhone.' Both systems are certified for Windows 7 and DLNA Version 1.5. Internet Radio connectivity is configured for the popular commercial portals, Pandora, Rhapsody, Sirius Internet Radio, Napster, Mediafly, Slacker and vTuner.
The preamp includes extensive custom integration features, with bi-directional Ethernet and RS232 interfaces, multi-zone capabilities, three programmable triggers, two IR inputs and one output, and lockable dealer settings. It is Sirius Satellite and HD Radio Ready, and have 40 AM/FM/Sirius radio presets.
Price and Availability
The Integra DHC-40.2 is available now for $1,200.