Printer Friendly

Marantz Audio/Video Receiver Packs a Punch, Courtesy of Cirrus Logic's Flagship CS49520 Audio DSP.

AUSTIN, Texas -- When leading consumer audio manufacturer Marantz launched their newest flagship consumer audio/video receiver (AVR), they turned to Cirrus Logic Inc.'s (Nasdaq:CRUS) flagship audio digital signal processor (DSP): the CS49520.

The ultimate in quality, the Marantz SR9600 is a multichannel AVR that brings a new level of audio fidelity and installation flexibility to the premium receiver consumer category. With its dual-core, 32-bit digital signal processors, the Cirrus Logic CS49520 forms the heart of the audio processing system, delivering 240 MIPS (millions of instructions per second) of audio processing power for an extremely robust capability to perform a wide variety of complex multichannel audio processing audio algorithms, such as 7.1-channel Dolby Pro-Logic(R) IIx, THX(R) Surround EX(TM), and full-blown DTS(R) technologies including DTS-ES96/24, DTS Neo:6 Cinema and Music.

"Cirrus Logic's CS49520 gave us the superior audio performance with real 32-bit/96-kHz processing we needed to help make the SR9600 audio/video receiver the premier product in its category," said Kevin Zarow, Vice President, Marketing & Product Development, Marantz America, Inc.

"The CS49520 is Cirrus Logic's flagship audio DSP and it has been specifically designed for demanding products that require advanced audio processing performance and features," said Keith Cheney, vice president, Embedded Products Division, Cirrus Logic. "In recent years, Marantz and Cirrus Logic have worked closely together to provide consumers with the latest in new audio features, such as Dolby Pro Logic IIx, and we look forward to working with Marantz in the future to continue to develop superior audio products."

The SR9600 has a suggested retail price of $4,199.

Cirrus Logic Inc.

Cirrus Logic develops high-precision analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits for a broad range of consumer and industrial markets. Building on its diverse analog mixed-signal patent portfolio, Cirrus Logic delivers highly optimized products for consumer and commercial audio, automotive entertainment and industrial applications. The company operates from headquarters in Austin, Texas, with offices in Colorado, Europe, Japan and Asia. More information about Cirrus Logic is available at www.cirrus.com.

Cirrus Logic and Cirrus are trademarks of Cirrus Logic Inc. All other product names noted herein may be trademarks of their respective holders.
COPYRIGHT 2005 Business Wire
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2005, Gale Group. All rights reserved. Gale Group is a Thomson Corporation Company.

 
Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:Business Wire
Date:Oct 24, 2005
Words:363
Previous Article:NYSSA Presents 8th Annual Energy Industry Conference.
Next Article:Liquid Engines STx R3 Sets a New Standard for Multi-State Income Tax Planning and Management.
Topics:


Related Articles
Motorola Extends 56000 DSP Family for Consumer and Professional Audio/Video Markets.
Cirrus Logic Surpasses 200 Million Shipping Milestone for Audio DACs; Major Consumer Brands, Including DIRECTV and Sony PlayStation2, Deliver...
Marantz America Selects Cirrus Logic to Power Series of High Performance Audio/Video Receivers.
Cirrus Logic Incorporates New Dolby Pro Logic IIx Into Audio DSP Families; Cirrus Customers Demonstrate Dolby Pro Logic IIx at CEDIA Show.
KiSS Technology and Jamo Adopt Comprehensive Audio Processing Solution from Cirrus Logic; Cirrus DSP Chipset Provides Support for DTS, Dolby Pro...
New DSP Family from Cirrus Logic Boosts Audio Leadership.
Cirrus Logic's Intelligent Room Calibration Software Optimizes Audio Receiver System, Speaker Response for Ideal Sound Experience.
Cirrus Logic Launches Feature-Packed, Cost-Effective Home Theater Recorder Chipset Platform.
Cirrus Logic Offers Windows Media Audio 9 Professional on Flagship Digital Signal Processor.
Cirrus Logic Audio DSPs, Intelligent Room Calibration Software Showcased in New Generation of Consumer Electronics Products.

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2018 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters