Recently Integra has introduced the its new DTR-7.8 THX Ultra2 Certified A/V receiver. The 7.1-channel home theater receiver features HDMI v.1.3a compatible switching, onboard decoding for the latest lossless and HD audio formats, and an extensive suite of multizone/multisource and system integration control features. For integration with home control systems the DTR-7.8 includes an Ethernet port, bi-directional RS-232, RIHD (Remote Interactive over HDMI) system control integration over HDMI, three programmable 12-volt triggers, dual IR inputs, and three unique assignable IR code sets. Thanks to Ethernet port the receiver can be easily controlled from Network-based control systems such as E-Control and AMX Device Discovery. And this is a really good feature!
The DTR-7.8 features three HDMI inputs and one output. So, it seems suit for a complete high-end home theater installation. It is fully compatible with HDMI v. 1.3a, including 1080p and Deep Color™ 36-bit video signals. It also features onboard decoding for the Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby True HD and DTS Master Audio lossless audio formats specified for HD-DVD and Blu-Ray disc formats. It includes superior quality Burr Brown audio DAC’s for all channels, and a trio of 32-bit DSPs for all processing.
The Integra DTR-7.8 is now available from Integra dealers with a suggested retail price of $1300.00.