Audio Capabilities
Output Channels Supported 16 discrete channels (up to 9.1.6) 16 discrete channels (up to 9.1.6)
Fully Balanced Analog Outputs On All Channels
Reference Stereo Mode (pure analog signal path option)
Subwoofers Supported 16 discrete channels (up to 9.1.6) 3 (left, right, mono/LFE)
Height Channels Supported 6 6
Stereo Balanced Analog Inputs 1 Pair 1 Pair
Stereo Unbalanced Analog Inputs 3 Pairs 3 Pairs
USB Digital Audio Inputs (DAC Input) 1 1
Optical S/PDIF Digital Audio Inputs (Toslink) 3 4
Coaxial S/PDIF Digital Audio Inputs (Coax) 3 4
AES/EBU Digital Audio Inputs 1 1
AM/FM Tuner
MM/MC Phono Input External Phono Preamp Required External Phono Preamp Required
Surround Sound Formats Supported:
Dolby Atmos
DTS:X
DTS:X Pro

(available Q1-2020)

(available Q1-2020)

Dolby TrueHD
DTS Master Audio
Dolby Digital
DTS Digital
AUDIO Features
Dirac Live Automatic Room Correction

✔ 

(available Q1-2020)

✔ 

(available Q1-2020)

Precision Calibrated Microphone And Digitizer Included Included
Independent Manual Parametric EQ Controls

(11 bands for each channel on each preset)

(11 bands for each channel on each preset)

Native Multichannel DSD Support (via HDMI)
DSD Via USB (DoP) Support
High Voltage Analog Ladder Network Volume Control Cirrus Logic CS3318 (x3) Cirrus Logic CS3318 (x4)
Zone 2 Stereo Audio Output
Tiffany Style Connectors On Unbalanced Inputs X
Precision Audiophile Quality DACs (on all outputs) AKM AK4490 (x10) AKM AK4490 (x16)
AKM4490 DACs Used In Differential Mono Mode (best mode) FRONT 3 CHANNELS (left, right, center) ALL CHANNELS
Hardware Based Interstage ASRCs For Jitter Reduction
Global Bass And Treble Controls
True Fletcher Munson Loudness Compensation (switchable)
VIDEO Capabilities
HDMI Video Level Supported HDMI 2.0b (4k UHD, HDR, Dolby Vision; all HDMI inputs and outputs) HDMI 2.0b (4k UHD, HDR, Dolby Vision; all HDMI inputs and outputs)
HDMI Video Bandwidth 18 gbps 18 gbps
HDMI 2.0b Inputs 8 8
HDMI 2.0b Outputs 2 2
VIDEO Features
Bit-Perfect Video Switching

(3 x Panasonic MN864788 4k UHD video switches)

(3 x Panasonic MN864788 4k UHD video switches)

On-Screen Display Over Live Video
Video On Standby Feature
Independent Audio Selection With Video
SYSTEM Features
Exclusive RMC/XMC Menu And Control System (operating system)

(LINUX based)

(LINUX based)

LiveAV Menu System (configuration changes update in real time)
Universal Voltage SMPS (switch mode power supply)
Graphical OLED Front Panel Display Single Dual
Front Panel Controls Tactile Feedback Pushbuttons, Volume Knob Four-Quadrant Encoder Control
Rear Panel Expansion Bays (for future add-on modules) X X
Trigger Outputs 4 (fully programmable) 4 (fully programmable)
Infrared Remote Control All Metal Full Function IR Remote Control All Metal Full Function IR Remote Control
Direct Input Selection And Level Trims (from remote control)
Network-Based Remote Control Application Control via Ethernet Application Control via Ethernet
User-Upgradable Firmware
(downloadable; via USB stick)
(downloadable; via USB stick)
Back-Up And Restore User Configuration

(via USB stick)

(via USB stick)

Full Support For ARC (Audio Return Channel) and CEC
EXPANSION Modules
Balanced Output Channel Expansion Module N/A N/A
Subwoofer Output Expansion Module
N/A
N/A
Phono Preamp Input Module
N/A
N/A
DTS Digital
N/A
N/A
DTS Digital
N/A
N/A
DTS Digital
N/A
N/A