Cinepro, who specializes in home and professional theater systems, is showcasing their new PowerLIGHT 2400. This 20 amp line conditioner protects against power surges/spikes (2800 joules of protection) while
four individual filtering zones for the incoming power. For home theater automation, remote 12 volt DC signal will turn the unit on and off. Twin pull out lamp holders illuminate the unit during installation, servicing and configuration.
Cinepro also has their new 7.1 channel Cinepro DTC-10 home theater preamp/processor. Features include Dolby Digital, DTS-ES and complete pass through for multi-channel analog sources such as DVD-Audio and SACD. Bass management is also included. A total of eleven inputs, seven S-VHS video, seven composite video and two component video inputs are provided for as is an AM/FM tuner.
Another power filter company, Panamax has launched their new MAX 5300 and MAX 5100 (seen above) at CEDIA 2001 show. Electrical line noise filtration and conditioning are said to improve both audio and video systems while providing
lightening and surge/spike protection. Both units are guaranteed for five years and include a $5,000,000 "Connected Equipment Protection Policy" which is like
insurance for your connected gear. Both the MAX 53000 and MAX 5100 has "Inductorless" filtration circuitry for high current draw equipment and EMI/RFI filtering while the MAX 5300 also includes "Balanced Double L" which is two banks of filtration circuits with twice the
capacitors and coils per outlet bank.
Critically acclaimed loudspeaker specialist Dynaudio has a complete
new line called the Silver Series Audience. The Audience 122 Silver ($1649 per
pair, seen above), Audience 42 Silver ($769 per pair), and Audience 42C Silver ($439 each) are geared for home theater use, though can easily be integrated for high-end home audio as well. With a brushed aluminum silver colored finish and grey loudspeaker grills. Of course only high grade Dynaudio drivers are used for the Silver Series
Audience line. Also at CEDIA, being a home theater and custom install show, are Dynaudio's
new IP 24 in-wall units ($1399.00 per pair). The IP 24 uses a 1.1" soft dome tweeter and 8.75" magnesium silicate polymer (MSP) geometrically optimized woofer. Rating include 90 dB/w/m sensitivity with a 4 ohm impedance while frequency
response is claimed as 40 Hz to 23 kHz.
Linn is well represented at CEDIA with their home theater and distributions products, plus their high-end audio line of
components. The Knekt multi-room product range is ever expanding while the top range loudspeaker, the Kormi as seen above, is also making its presence
felt as first seen months ago during our Frankfurt
2001 show report). Also at the show is their latest version of the multi-room Classik, the 5125 multi-channel amplifier, Klimax 500 twin stereo amplifier, and Sizmik 10.25
subwoofer (Classik and Sizmik reviews available exclusively within the Enjoy the
Music.com™ Review Magazine).
PSB's Alpha series now has a bipole surround loudspeaker to add to the already extensive Alpha series. The Alpha S is a bipolar design for surround sound applications that could use a two-way loudspeaker system with two baffle arrays aimed 90° apart. Each baffle has a single 0.75" aluminum-dome tweeter and 3.5" polypropylene cone
midrange/woofer. An injection-molded front baffles and metal grilles are featured within this six-sided vinyl veneered unit. The Alpha S is available is either black or white and can be mounted directly on a wall or a mounting plate.
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