Integra debuts 9-channel DTA-70.1 THX-Ultra2 home theater amplifier

Mar 31, 2010

Home theater enthusiasts will spend some big bucks on their hardware in an effort to get the best and most immersive sound possible. If you are a home theater fan that has been looking for an amplifier that supports new 9-channel sound Integra's new DTA-70.1 will do the trick.

The new amp has 9-channels supporting 7.1 surround sound that uses new height or stereo-wide channels for a more immersive 3D sound stage. The new amp offers 150-watts of power per channel and is claimed to be the first 9-channel high-power amp on the market.

The amp uses all analog discrete components and has a large power supply with professional style balance line inputs. Each of the channels has an identical symmetric circuit layout in a push-pull topology. The hardware inside the amp is hidden in an aluminum enclosure designed to resist resonances and last for years. Rear inputs include gold-plated XLR, machined solid brass RCA inputs, and color-coded gold-plated banana binding posts for speaker wire. The amp is available now for $1,800.

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