Bryston has on display at CES a prototype of their new surround processor, the SP3. The processor is slated to be equipped with a couple of RS-232 remote control ports an infrared input as well as Ethernet. On the audio side of things the processor with contain a host of inputs and outputs.
It is confirmed that the processor will have a set of 7.1 balanced
outputs as well as a 7.1 unbalanced output. There will also be six
stereo unbalanced inputs. Of course the processor will also contain a
decent collection of digital inputs, including both toslink and
coaxial. No word on exactly how many. There is no word on price at
this point in time.