Sunfire Ultimate Digital Surround Receiver Page 2

Fast Facts RATED POWER 200 W x 7, each channel driven, into 8 ohms from 20 Hz to 20 kHz with less than 0.5% THD DIMENSIONS 17 inches wide, 5 3/4 inches high, 16 1/2 inches deep WEIGHT 32 pounds PRICE $4,195 MANUFACTURER Sunfire, Dept. S&V, P.O. Box 1589, Snohomish, WA 98291; www.sunfire.com; 425-335-4748 Key Features • Dolby Digital EX and DTS ES 6.1-channel decoding • Dolby Pro Logic II and DTS Neo:6 processing for 5.1/6.1-channel playback from two-channel or matrixed four-channel sources • Holographic Imaging enhancement for two-channel and multichannel playback • Compatible with 96-kHz/24-bit PCM stereo recordings • 3 HDTV-compatible component-video inputs, 2 outputs • 6 A/V inputs, 3 outputs, all with S-video • 4 optical, 6 coaxial digital audio inputs; 1 optical, 1 coaxial output • Multichannel analog audio input (8-channel) • 3 stereo audio-only inputs (including phono); 2 record outputs • 10 preamp outputs (7 main channels plus 3 parallel subwoofer outputs) • Side-axis line outputs for optional left/right side speakers • Back surround channels can be reset to power Zone 2 or side-axis speakers • Full Auto signal-sensing mode turns receiver on and selects active input • AM/FM tuner with 40 presets • Banana-plug-compatible, multiway binding posts for all speaker outputs • Zone 2 A/V output including S-video and stereo line-level with independent source selection and volume control • Dual-zone IR-repeater inputs; 12-volt trigger outputs; RS-232 serial port • 10-component LCD preprogrammed/ learning system remote control • Flash-memory software-upgradable via RS-232 port or using factory-supplied audio/data CD • FireWire port for future expansion (not active as shipped) HIGH POINTS • Groundbreaking power for a modest-size receiver. • Excellent all-around performance. • Powerful, easy-to-use remote control. • Convenient Full Auto mode. • Unique Holographic Imaging mode. LOW POINTS • Only one crossover setting for all channels. • Only one channel-balance memory. • No headphone jack or front-panel A/V input. • No bass management for multichannel analog input. In the Lab (PDF)
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