AV 5 - Digital AV Decoder

Digital preamplifier and AV decoder in one small enclosure. This versatile unit may be added to an existing Cyrus system or be specified as the main system control amp. Nine inputs provide top quality sound for the latest DVDs and off air program material including Dolby Digital, DTS and Dolby Pro Logic soundtracks. Built-in software provides fast, accurate, and simple system control and set-up at the touch of a remote control button, no matter how large the system you chose.

The Auto detect decoding system on the AV5 automatically selects the correct decoding system. It has Flexible input options With 9 digital/analogue inputs, the AV5 becomes the control centre for a complete high-end audio-visual system. The use of Input naming option that allows System inputs to match the chosen input
sources for ease of use. In addition, the fully automatic level alignment is Accurate, allowing instant alignment of main sound channels using a miniature microphone (supplied). having fully automatic delay setting the AV5 measures the distance between listener and speakers, applying precise time delay compensation to each channel.

The interactive set up menu Simplifies the initial set up of the AV5. Using a Variable digital crossover allows flexibility in matching main speakers to the subwoofer.

Technical Information


Inputs - Four co-axial digital, Two optical (TOSLINK), Three stereo analogue inputs
Calibration - microphone
Outputs - Front, surround, centre and subwoofer channel audio outputs, Audio record line output, Digital co-axial output
Power Supply - 40VA Toroidal transformer
Communications - MC-BUS System BUS

Multi-channel decoding systems - Dolby Digital, DTS, PCM linear
Analogue input sensitivity - 2V  47kW
Digital input sensitivity - 500mV pk-pk  75W
Output voltage - 3.9V max all channels
Tape output voltage - 2V max
Signal to noise ratio - -90dB Awtd vol @ max -117dB Awtd vol @ -28dB to min.
THD - 0.005% Digital input, 0.006% Analogue input
Frequency response - 3Hz to 20kHz
Dimensions - (H x W x D) 73 x 215 x 360 (mm)
Finish - Black

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