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Written by AVRev.com   
Thursday, 24 July 2008

Halcro recently introduced the SSP220, a feature-packed surround sound processor with significant improvements over previous models. Developed for the discriminating home theater enthusiast who demands the ultimate home theater experience, the new SSP220 delivers unprecedented performance and reliability. Halcro Logic Surround Processors offer a complete solution for all the variables of home theater applications and despite their sophisticated design are simple and intuitive to operate.

“Beginning in August Halcro will start shipping the new SSP220 Processor,” says Vice President Jesse Walsh. “We’ve spent several months revamping the platform software, improving every facet of the processors performance. We’ve also made some changes to the PCB’s, the manufacturing process and redesigned the packaging. We’ve improved the noise floor, switching speed, low black levels and reliability. The net result is that we have a “rock solid” machine that offers a level of performance that cannot be duplicated by any other processor on the market - at any price. With features including 1080P 24, Multi-channel Linear PCM, and true 7.1 discrete audio, the Halcro SSP220 is the new benchmark for high-end processors.”

Complimenting the SSP220, Halcro also offers the award winning MC multi-channel amplifier range. Featuring LYRUS amplification technology, a revolutionary circuit design, which exhibits a low noise floor and extremely low distortion, the Halcro Logic MC range is available in seven, five, three and two-channel models.

Halcro also offers the EC800 player to complete the system. The EC800 provides a host of features including HDMI, Video up-scaling, RS232 control, Ethernet connectivity and a multitude of video and audio formats including SACD for the for two-channel audiophiles.

SSP220 Specifications

• Multi-channel Linear PCM
• 7.1 discrete channels
• 7.1 channel balanced inputs and outputs with analog bypass and volume control
• 7.1 channel unbalanced inputs with selectable unbalanced and balanced outputs
• 4 special, programmable output channels. Auxiliary Manager for managing additional
• Channels (channels 9 & 10 for stereo subwoofers, ceiling speakers, etc.)
• Play music and/or video in two different rooms
• Patented High Dynamic Bass (HDB) circuitry for advanced bass management
• Choose the size of speakers & route the bass information through the subwoofer
• Auto calibration of speaker levels and distances with calibration microphone
• Simplifies set up for best in-room audio quality
• Adjustable Lip-sync function
• 1080P 24
• 4 HDMI inputs. Digital audio & video can be sent from the DVD player direct to the processor and/or projector/plasma display
• 1 HDMI output. DVI fully supported via HDMI to DVI adaptor
• HDMI de-interlacing for improved video performance
• 4 component video inputs
• 1 component video output
• Composite and Component Video de-interlacing
• Component Video bypass switching (up to HDTV 1080p compatible)
• Analogue video to Digital, High Definition video conversion
Suggested Retail: 11,990.00

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