The Integra range of home cinema receiver amplifiers aims at the top of the range with models that allow you to manage even the most complex installations from a PC, but as a base model it now comes DRX-2.4 (list price 1499 euros) Which compete with the devices of the most famous international brands.
The newcomer is already complete with Dolby Atmos with Height Virtualization, dts: X, HDR10 +, compatibility with 8K (40Gbps) video signals, ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode) circuit ideal for video games, HDMI 2.1 and the interesting feature to be Compatible with Sonos speaker systems And also a tested rune.
As for broadcasting, we find Wi-Fi, two-way Bluetooth, Chromecast, AirPlay2, dts Play-Fi and high-resolution music playback up to DSD 11.2MHz, but there’s no lack of interest in traditional media with the MM phono input and the ability to play SACDs via the HDMI input.
There is nothing to say even about the versatility of the physical connections because we find six HDMI inputs, digital and analogue inputs with dual output for active speakers.
Among the details that cannot be missing on the HT receiver is the Accu EQ automatic calibration system with microphone, Alexa, Google and Siri voice assistants As well as the application of remote control and control.
It remains to describe the amplification section that sees the possibility of driving to 7 channels at 80 watts (8 ohms – 0.08% THD) with a minimum resistance of up to 4 ohms; With Klipsch amplifiers, it is possible to further improve performance on select models of the reference range. An 8-channel TI PCM 1690 is used as a D/A converter. So, for the amount asked, a complete giveaway that really positions the DRX-2.4 as a formidable competitor to more well-known brands.