SVS, a manufacturer of high-performance speakers, subwoofers, wireless audio, cables, and accessories, has announced that its SVS Prime Wireless Pro Powered Speaker Pair and SVS Prime Wireless Pro SoundBase achieved Roon Tested certification through Roon Labs, adding another way to browse and organize music to its user experience.
The popular home audio company explains that being Roon Tested means that Roon immediately discovers the SVS Prime Wireless Pro products and are ready for bit-perfect audio as delivered from Roon. Together, Roon and SVS offers integrators attributes that include the flexibility and performance of networked audio with easy setup and high levels of reliability.
“SVS Prime Wireless Pro products put sound quality above all else, but there’s no question the user experience with wireless audio products is vitally important to audiophiles and music fans, especially those who have vast music collections,” says Gary Yacoubian, president of SVS.
“Achieving Roon Tested certification is further validation that Prime Wireless Pro delivers a perfect marriage of immersive sound, versatile connectivity, and now, an enhanced user experience.”
Roon compatibility offers artist photos, credits, bios, reviews, lyrics, tour dates, and composers are located automatically, then interconnected by links to build a searchable digital magazine. Roon is also a multi-room, multi-user networked audio platform and offers bit-perfect playback, DSD and PCM upsampling, multichannel support, and Signal Path display.
SVS Prime Wireless Products Offer a Range of Features
Here is a closer look at the newly Roon Tested products from SVS, which will be on display at CEDIA Expo 2023 show in booth #1945:
SVS Prime Wireless Pro Powered Speaker Pair: Consisting of a stereo pair of speakers, each driver in the SVS Prime Wireless Pro Powered Speaker Pair receives 50 watts from a 200-watt (50 watts x 4) amplifier. An active digital crossover controls discrete bi-amplification to the 1-inch aluminum dome tweeters and 5.25-inch mid-bass drivers enable the speakers to deliver a wide frequency spectrum with deep bass, and dynamic impact.
SVS Prime Wireless Pro SoundBase: A reimagining of the stereo integrated amplifier for the streaming age, Prime Wireless Pro SoundBase brings speakers into the future of immersive sound the company boasts. the integrated amp incorporates a 300-watt Class D amplifier with plenty of power e to drive large, full-range towers and more discrete in-wall and satellite speakers with effortless playback. The SVS Prime Wireless Pro SoundBase plays flawlessly as the source component powering an audiophile stereo system or 2-channel home theater setup and it can also be paired with multiple other units to power a multi-room or whole-home audio system.
Shared SVS Prime Wireless Pro Technologies: Both the SVS Prime Wireless Pro Powered Speaker Pair and Prime Wireless Pro SoundBase streaming integrated amplifier share many of the same features.
Some of those features include high-Resolution wireless streaming options such as WiFi, Apple Airplay 2 for iPhones and iOS, and Chromecast for Android and other devices. The products also utilize 24-bit/192kHz DACs to allow SVS Prime Wireless Pro products to render the highest resolution playback available from all streaming services, wirelessly. Users can also connect directly via Spotify Connect and Bluetooth. Through the DTS Play-Fi app, the system supports the the highest quality playback from streaming other services, including Amazon Music, Qobuz, iHeart, Pandora, YouTube, Sirius XM, Tidal, Pandora, Audible, and others.
SVS also points out that for a quality sounding alternative, integrators can connect the products directly to a TV using the HDMI with ARC/eARC connection. Additional inputs include optical (TOSLINK), analog line level, ethernet, 3.5mm AUX, and a subwoofer output. Control options include smartphone, tablet, or PC via the DTS Play-Fi app, the intuitive front panel display, or an IR remote. For hands-free, the products respond to Siri, Alexa, and Hey Google voice commands via supported devices.
The DTS Play-Fi app also lets users access streaming services, radio guides or a home media server from any smartphone or tablet and distribute it across the home to as many as 32 different Play-Fi products in 16 zones.
In addition, the front panel OLED display, enables users to see source, artist name, song title, input, volume setting information, and more. Also on the front panel are six backlit preset buttons for instant, one-touch access to sources, favorite playlists, streaming services, podcasts, and more, just like a car radio preset, the company notes.
Moreover, knobs on the front panel allow users to toggle between sources and adjust display brightness as well as pause playback and set volume. The IR remote controls all the critical functions and provides direct input buttons for HDMI, Bluetooth, Optical and Line In for easy switching between sources.
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