Wednesday, 01 October 1997
DC-1 is the flagship digital controller from Lexicon, a long time
leader in digital processing technology. It is a combination
preamplifier, A/V switcher, D-to-A converter (24-bit Delta Sigma) and
digital processor whose design makes it possible to come in a variety
of configurations. A fully loaded DC-1 incorporates Dolby Digital, DTS
and THX processes.
The DC-1 continues to provide Pro
Logic along with other surround processes for videotapes, TV
programming and other source materials without DTS or Dolby Digital
encoding. Several DSP (digital signal processing) modes are provided
for adding ambience to stereo and monaural sources. All signal
processing, including filters, EQ and crossovers, are performed in the
The DC-1 also employs Lexicon's patented Logic 7 technology, which
takes as low as a two-channel signal and digitally processes it to
produce a discreet, multi-channel, full bandwidth surround signal.
Logic 7 is included on many of the DC-1's surround parameters and can
be enjoyed by listeners ...