Phase Technology has announced updated versions of its dARTS speaker systems. dARTS stands for Digital Audio Referece Theater System, and each system is designed to offer precisely matched speakers and performance that is precisely optimized for your room. A customized version of Audyssey MultEQ Pro room correction software is incorporated into the new DP4000 IA amplifier that drives the speakers with 250 watts per channel. Prices range from $17,000 to $49,000 for a 7.4.4 Atmos system.
From Phase Technology
Phase Technology announces a new version release of its dARTS (Digital Audio Reference Theater System) 660 and 535 Series Speaker systems with enhanced custom room calibration.
Engineered and manufactured in Jacksonville, Florida, each dARTS system is configured as a home theater solution package to include performance-matched speakers and an advanced amplifier that precisely calibrates the speakers' performance to accommodate the nuances of the room.
All digital, dARTS is the most precise and predictable speaker system you can own, as each speaker driver in the system harbors custom fine-tuning software matched to within 0.5 dB of each other, and the system's minimum SPL (loudness) is 105 dB in the listening area - that's loud, precise and clear. Every dARTS System is shipped calibrated and aligned to Phase Tech's custom response "reference" performance.
Once installed, the room, with its own sonic footprint, is taken out of the equation with customized dARTS Audyssey MultEQ Pro room calibration software engineered into its amplifiers. MultEQ corrects room anomalies to achieve the perfected "reference" listening experience in any room--a precise acoustic performance matching the sonic quality of a precision-tuned movie theater.
The new dARTS systems upgrade incorporates a custom version of Audyssey MultEQ Pro room correction software into the system's new DP4000 IA amplifier, with no external equipment required for setup or testing other than a standard Audyssey Pro calibration kit. The amplifier offers increased dynamic power providing up to 250 watts per channel and will manage a standard 7.2 or Dolby Atmos 5.2.2 system. Multiple amplifiers can be included for larger environments.
The dARTS series speakers are available in four variations - tower/monitor, in-wall and custom-box setups and unique application sizes can be special ordered. System configurations vary with each option: a main, center, surround and subwoofer model are included to fit environments up to 18,000 cubic feet in size. dARTS retail price ranges from $17-49K for a 7.4.4 Atmos system.
All speakers utilize the same driver complement: PhaseTech's signature silk blended soft dome tweeters and woofers made from a three-layer composite of glass fiber and Nomex honeycomb materials. dARTS 660 Series speakers use 6.5" woofers, while 535 Series woofers are 5.25".
"Our dARTS Digital Audio Reference Theater System takes audio realism to the next level," said Ken Hecht, VP of R&D. "By using full digital amplification and digitally tuned crossovers, dARTS speakers can be matched to one another to incredibly fine tolerances. This is a truly one-of-a-kind system that takes the listening room's acoustical anomalies out of the equation, letting listeners enjoy the pure movie sound soundtrack and music that the artists intended."
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