Bryston SP4 Surround Processor / Preamplifier

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Bryston SP4 Surround Processor / Preamplifier - Coming from Canada Bryston make some of the greatest HiFi equipment on the planet, whether you want one of their legendary amps, the ultimate Multi-Channel Processor, a pre-amp or a way to play the latest 24 bit music, Bryston have got it covered and more. Please check back shortly as we write our thoughts on each of their products.

SP4 Home Theater Processor

Bryston proudly introduces the SP4, a new surround sound processor for cutting edge home theaters. Setting a new standard for audio quality, the SP4 is a true 15.1 channel discrete unit that is compatible with object-based surround formats. Developed in partnership with Immersive Audio Technologies, this new processor will be at the helm of high quality home theaters built for home cinema enthusiasts. For those who demand master quality performance and lifelike audio rendition, the SP4 delivers an immersive experience.

  • Digital Inputs: 3x HDMI 2.0/HDCP 2.2, 4x HDMI 1.4/HDCP 2.2, 3x Optical (TOSLINK), 3x SPDIF (RCA) 
  • Analog Inputs: 8x RCA Single Ended (7.1 or 4x 2.0 Stereo) 
  • Analog Outputs: 16x Balanced (XLR)
  • Digital Outputs: 1x HDMI 2.0/HDCP 2.2, 1x HDMI 1.4/HDCP 1.4
  • Control: Crestron, Control 4, Savant, RTI, iOS App, WebUI, IR, 4x DC Triggers
  • Other: Ethernet (100Mbps), 2x USB 2.0

Features:

  • 4K and HDR compatible
  • Discrete 15.1 channel decoding
  • Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, Auro-3D
  • Fully assignable channel configuration
  • Balanced XLR Analog Output
  • Fully configurable channel matrix
  • Space for future expansion
  • Ultra-low noise and distortion
  • Easy-to-use software
  • Includes rack mount ears (3U)

Options:

  • 16x RCA Output Module
  • SphereAudio™ binaural immersive sound headphone technology
  • Monitoring and diagnostic USB Mic Kit, powered by StormMonitoring™
  • Dirac Live Room Correction Suite™

 

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HiFi Lounge is proud to be one of a select few Bryston dealers in the UK who now come under the new Bryston Centre of Excellence initiative.

PMC speakers (Brystons UK distributer) are re-affirming their commitment to the development of Bryston for domestic use in the UK through the creation of a network of Bryston Centres of Excellence, PMC have appointed Tom Barron to the position of Bryston account manager, here is what he had to say about the new venture - account manager, here s what Tom had to say on the new venture -

"I will be working with a carefully selected group of retailers across the UK so we have strong geographical coverage that puts Bryston within easy reach of audiophiles up and down the land. Each Centre of Excellence will receive in-depth training to ensure they are fully conversant with all aspects of the brand, to enable them to serve their customers with confidence."

HiFi Lounge have been big fans of Bryston for many years now, owning much of their equipment personally before starting HiFi Lounge. We even started the always active Bryston Owners Thread on AVForums to which we contribute regularly, so it really is a privilege to be part this new scheme. We have a vast knowledge regarding the current Bryston range of which we have most on demo, so if you have any questions or would like to come in for a listen please do not hesitate to get in touch. There is nothing we like more than talking about and listening to Bryston equipment.