Integra Introduces 4 New Custom Installation Receivers and Controller

Integra recently announced its new HDB-RX1 4K HDBaseT Receiver, DRC-R1.1 11.2-Channel Network A/V Controller, DRX-R1.1 11.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver, and DRX-7.1 9.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver.


Kicking off the fall season, Integra has introduced four new products to bolster its selection of custom installation solutions. 

At CEDIA 2017 in San Diego, the A/V brand announced its HDB-RX1 4K HDBaseT Receiver, DRC-R1.1 11.2-Channel Network A/V Controller, DRX-R1.1 11.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver, and the DRX-7.1 9.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver as part of its CEDIA 2017 Expo activities. 

Integra explains the products add to its Dot 1 series, and they offer integrators technologies such as 4K HDBaseT signal transmission, Dolby Atmos and DTS:X object-based surround sound, wireless options that include built-in ChromeCast and DTS Play-Fi, and Google Assistant voice control.

Here's a closer look at each of Integra's new products:

HDB-RX1 4K HDBaseT Receiver: Integra states this product is certified to transmit uncompressed 4K 60Hz 4:4:4 video that includes HDR10 and Dolby Vision content with 18Gbps throughput. The 4K HDBaseT receiver also offers IR control and RS-232 pass-through for home automation, and it also includes Power over Cable (PoC) and IP control options. 

DRC-R1.1 11.2-Channel Network A/V Controller: The THX-certified DRC-R1.1 features everything from copper screws for its modular circuitry blocks, and double-skinned insulated frame, to floating circuit boards, and multiple 32-bit DSPs and DACs. The controller supports 4K HDBaseT and object-based surround sound in configurations that include 7.2.4. 

DRX-R1 11.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver: Integra states the DRX-R1 is a flagship THX-certified A/V receiver that deliver 140 watts at 8 ohms into two channels driven. The company notes the receiver also offers a similar level of A/V processing as the DRC-R1.1 A/V controller, and to aid its amplification, it incorporates a custom-shielded power supply. 

DRX-7.1 9.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver: The THX Certified-Select A/V receiver includes many of the features offered in the DRX-R1.1, including object-based surround sound and 4K HDBaseT. 

Integra Dolby Vision Firmware Updates

In addition to the launch of the four new models, Integra has also announced Dolby Vision HDR firmare updates for these existing products:

  • DRC-R1 11.2-Channel Network A/V Preamplifier
  • DRX-R1 11.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver
  • DRX-7 9.2-Channel  Network A/V Receiver
  • DRX-5 7.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver
  • DRX-4 7.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver
  • DRX-3 7.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver
  • DRX-2 7.2-Channel Nework A/V Receiver

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Robert Archer
Robert Archer:

Bob is an audio enthusiast who has written about consumer electronics for various publications within Massachusetts before joining the staff of CE Pro in 2000. Bob is THX Level I certified, and he's also taken classes from the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) and Home Acoustics Alliance (HAA). Bob has also served as the technology editor for CE Pro's sister publication Commercial Integrator. In his personal time beyond his family, he's studied guitar and music theory at Sarrin Music Studios in Wakefield, Mass., and he also studies Kyokushin karate at 5 Dragons and Brazilian jiu-jitsu at Binda Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.


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