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Emotiva RMC-1L 16 Channel AV Processor


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The Emotiva-1L moves on from its predecessor, the RMC-1, built from the ground up to deliver both an immersive home theater experience and audiophile quality sound. 

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Warranty length 5 Years
Brand Emotiva

Tech Specs

Audio Operating Modes

Reference Stereo Mode:
- Direct
- Surround
- Stereo
- All Stereo 

Decoding and Processing

Surround Sound Processing Support:
- Dolby Atmos, TrueHD, Digital Plus, Digital.
- DTS:X (up to 7.1.4)
- DTS-HD Master Audio.
- DTS-HD High Resolution Audio.
- DTS 5.1.
- Multi-Channel PCM.

Digital Post Processing Support:
- Dolby Surround.
- DTS Neural:X.

Displays and Controls

- Front Panel Display:
- Dual, independently configurable,
- 64 x 256 resolution,
- blue OLED displays.
- On-Screen Display (OSD):

Controls and Remote Control Options:

- Front panel control
- Remote control
- Remote control apps - available for Apple and Windows, Android phones.
- Four flexible Trigger Outputs - to activate amplifiers or other trigger-enabled equipment.

Inputs / Outputs

Analog Audio Inputs:
- (1) pair; stereo: analog audio (balanced XLR).
- (3) pairs; stereo: Reference quality analog audio

Analog Audio Outputs:

- (1) set; 16 channels: Main analog audio outputs (balanced XLR).
- (1) pair; stereo: analog line level Zone 2 output (unbalanced).
- (1) high quality 1/8” stereo headphone output.

Digital Video Inputs and Outputs:

- (8): HDMI digital video inputs: HDMI 2.0b with HDCP 2.2
- (2): HDMI digital video outputs: HDMI 2.0b with HDCP 2.2 (one with CEC and ARC). (both outputs support HDMI 2.0b and HDR - including dynamic HDR and Dolby Vision).

Digital Audio Inputs:

Internal high-performance AM/FM tuner.
- (4): Toslink optical S/PDIF digital audio (up to 24/192).
- (4): Coax (RCA) electrical S/PDIF digital audio (up to 24/192).
- (1): AES/EBU (XLR) digital audio.
- (1): USB Type B digital audio (UAC2 USB audio up to 24/192k)
- Digital PCM and DSD audio supported on all HDMI inputs and USB input

Digital Audio Outputs:

- (1): Toslink optical S/PDIF digital audio.
- (1): Coax (RCA) electrical S/PDIF digital audio.

 Other Inputs:

- (2): USB Type A digital data inputs
- (1): Ethernet port (RJ-45)

Operating System and Processors

Main System Processor:
- Linux-based operating system
- Texas Instruments AM-1808 Sitara Arm9 32 bit 375MHz processor.

Video Processing:
- pure video switch
- handled by three Panasonic MN864788 High Speed LSI 4k UHD Video Switches.

Audio Processing:
- twin Analog Devices, dual-core, 450 MHz DSP engines.
- Audio digital-to-analog conversion by an individual AKM4490 Verita DAC

Power Requirements
- 115 VAC or 230 VAC @ 50 / 60 Hz (automatically detected).

Dimensions & Weight:

- Dimensions (WDH): 17” Wide x 15.5” Deep x 5.75” High (with feet).
- Weight: Boxed 31 lbs.

Product Description

Emotiva RMC-1L 16 channel AV processor has been designed from the ground up to deliver a high quality experience. A new proprietary operating system has been carefully engineered to control the RMC-1L advanced hardware in a simple and flexible way while the latest 4K video switching capabilities and advanced surround sound provide an immersive audio experience.

Perfect for Both Audiophiles and Home Theater Fans

The RMC-1L has been designed to deliver the same audiophile quality audio performance you would expect in a dedicated amplifier while also delivering bit-perfect video switching of the latest HDR and DolbyVision 4k UHD video content. The RMC1L also supports a multitude of channels that support the latest object-orientated home theater surround sound formats (including Dolby Atmos up to 9.1.6 and DTS:X up to 7.1.4). Additionally, the RMC-1L offers a full range of audio options, from pure analog playback in our audiophile Reference Stereo mode to native playback of DSD audio

The RMC-1L decodes the audio from your movie soundtracks and surround sound sources with the best sound quality possible, then sophisticated bass management directs the low-frequency components to your subwoofer. The audio is then converted into high quality analog by precision DACs, then analog resistor ladder volume controls and audiophile-grade circuitry send this to your amplifiers.

All The Formats You Could Need

The RMC-1L supports HDMI 2.0b and HDCP 2.2 via the unit’s eight HDMI video inputs and two HDMI video outputs. The RMC-1L has been designed to support the full HDMI 2.0b Gbps video date rate and full 4k UHD video at frame rates up to 4k/60, 4.4.4 chroma subsampling and 12-bit colour sampling. The RMC-1L is designed to give you the best possible options for your entertainment, supporting DolbyVision, Dolby atmos and Dolby TrueHD, dynamic HDR, DTS:X and DTS Master Audio.

Audiophile Sound Quality

Emotiva designed the RMC-1L to deliver true audiophile sound quality, no matter if you are playing stereo or multi-channel surround sound. All of the common analog and digital audio formats are supported with the RMC-1L, including PCM and DSD digital audio via both USB and HDMI.

Dirac Live

The Dirac Live automatic room correction system is one of the RMC-1L’s main features and operates across both time and frequency domains to actively bring you closer to the sound of blockbuster movies.

Modular Design

Emotiva has designed the RMC-1L with a fully modular design, which allows the user to upgrade their unit as enhancements in technology become available so that you don’t need to replace your whole unit each time there is an incremental improvement in the tech.

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