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Alcons Returns With Pro-Ribbon Audio

Following a successful debut at the 2015 CEDIA, home Alcons Audio returns in 2016, again with its Alcons Pro-Ribbon Immersive Experience.

Alcons is showcasing its high-end, C-series home cinema systems in Arts District 4 (High Performance Audio).

A joint collaboration between Alcons, Barco Residential, Dreamscreen, and Trinnov, the Alcons Pro-Ribbon Immersive Experience is allows CEDIA visitors to experience the company’s ability to deliver Hi-Fi sound at concert sound pressure levels in any size application.

The audio system, co-designed by residential integrator Cineramax of Miami, FL, is set up as a 9.1.8-channel immersive surround configuration, comprising three Alcons Cinema Series CR3 Screen System three-way, pro-ribbon systems as LCR screen channels, plus 14 CRMS pro-ribbon surround systems for the top, side, rear, and overhead surrounds. Two ultra-slim 21-inch CB211 subwoofers will be used as LF extensions.

The system is driven by 24 channels of Sentinel amplified loudspeaker controllers, with “lossless” digital feed of an AES3 96kHz signal by a Trinnov Altitude 32 processor. This also connects the media player with a Barco Athena DCI projector with up to 4,500 lumens output, projecting on DreamScreen/ScreenAcoustics Ultra-HD acoustically transparent screen fabric.

“After last year’s success at CEDIA, we are looking forward to again showing what is possible in home theater audio,” said Alcons North American sales manager David Rahn. “The best way to demonstrate the quality of Alcons systems is to let people experience it with their own ears and we are looking forward to wowing CEDIA visitors again!”