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2013-01-24 - TASCAM Announces New Professional AV Receivers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

TASCAM ANNOUNCES PA-R100 and PA-R200

Rack-Mount Audio/Video Receivers w/Network Playback

MONTEBELLO, CA (January 24th, 2013) – TASCAM is the Pro Audio Division of TEAC America. 

The PA-R100 and PA-R200 begins a new breed of reliable TASCAM products equipped perfectly for the audio/visual needs of retail chains, government installs, education, houses of worship, restaurants/bars and live settings. These new receivers are armed with a wealth of features to meet the needs of the most demanding venues and last for years like TASCAM products are built to. Both units feature HDMI® Support for 3D, RS-232 Serial Port Control, Multi-zone Audio Distribution, and Picture-in-Picture Input Source.

In addition, the PA-R200 has achieved THX® Select2 PlusTM certification, ensuring this receiver is designed to deliver the highest audio quality for an unsurpassed entertainment experience straight out-of-the-box. Having passed 2,000 performance bench tests – from noise levels and distortion, to frequency response and bass managementthe PA-R200 can only be compared amongst the top 10 percent of all quality audio/video receivers.

Some of the key features these units share to meet the needs of the current digital audio listening world are DNLA Compatibility, iPod, iPhone and iPad Connectivity and a variety of Internet Radio and Cloud Streaming Service Connectivity such as Pandora, Spotify, Rhapsody, SIRIUS XM®, etc.       

TASCAM pulled out all of the stops for these incredible install pieces. The high quality and versatility that TASCAM is known for is apparent in the design of the PA-R100/PA-R200. For a complete list of features, please see below.

Features:

Common features

  • HDMI® Support for 3D
  • HDMI Video Upscaling to 4K with Qdeo™ Technology by Marvell
  • Picture-in-Picture Input Source Preview with InstaPrevue™ Technology
  • Direct Digital Connection of iPod®/iPhone® via Front-Panel USB Port
  • TI Burr-Brown 192 kHz/24-Bit DACs (PCM1690) for All Channels
  • Fully Discrete Output Stage Circuitry
  • Playback of Audio Files Through Local Network (MP3, WMA, WMA Lossless, FLAC, WAV, Ogg Vorbis, AAC, LPCM)
  • Internet Radio and Cloud Music Streaming Service Connectivity
    North America (120V) version:

Pandora®, Rhapsody, Slacker™, SIRIUS XM Internet Radio®, vTuner, Spotify, AUPEO!

European (230V) version:

simfy, vTuner, Spotify, AUPEO!

  • Supports TASCAM Remote Apps for iPod touch/iPhone*2 and Android Phone*3
  • DLNA Version 1.5
  • HDTV-Capable (720p/1080i) Component Video Switching (2 Inputs and 1 Output)
  • 5 Composite Video Inputs (1 Front/4 Rear) and 1 Output
  • 4 Digital Audio Inputs (2 Optical and 2 Coaxial)
  • 2 Parallel Subwoofer Pre Outs
  • 4 DSP Modes for Gaming: Rock, Sports, Action, and RPG
  • Hybrid Standby Function to Reduce Power Consumption
  • 2 Parallel Subwoofer Pre Outs
  • 4 DSP Modes for Gaming: Rock, Sports, Action, and RPG
  • Hybrid Standby Function to Reduce Power Consumption
  • 2 USB Ports (1 Front/1 Rear)
  • Mass Storage Class USB Memory Playback Capability
  • Audyssey 2EQ® for Room Acoustic Correction
  • Audyssey Dynamic EQ® for Loudness Correction
  • Audyssey Dynamic Volume® to Maintain Optimal Listening Level and Dynamic Range
  • Independent Zone 2 Bass / Treble / Balance Controls
  • 40 FM/AM Random Presets
  • Whole House Mode
  • Smart Grid Ready
  • 3 Programmable 12V Triggers (with Adjustable Delay)

PA-R100 – Estimated Street Price - $699.99

  • 80 Watts per Channel at 8 Ohms, 20 Hz–20 kHz, 0.08%, 2 Channels Driven, FTC
  • 7 HDMI Inputs and 1 Output
  • 6 Analog Audio Inputs (1 front/5 rear)
  • Zone 2 Pre/Line-Out for Distributed Audio Playback in Another Room
  • Surround Back or Front High Pre Out 

PA-R200 – Estimated Street Price - $899.99

  • 100 Watts per Channel 8 Ohms, 20 Hz–20 kHz, 0.08% THD, 2 Channels Driven, FTC
  • 8 HDMI Inputs (1 Front/7 Rear) and 2 Output
  • 7 Analog Audio Inputs (1 front/6 rear)
  • Powered Zone 2 and Zone 3 Pre/Line-Out for Distributed Audio Playback in Another Room
  • 7.2 Multichannel Pre Outs (Including 2 Subwoofer Pre Outs)
  • THX® Select2 Plus™ Certified to ensure best-in-class performance
  • MHL (Mobile High-Defi nition Link) for Smart Phone Content on HDTV
  • Audyssey DSX® and Dolby® Pro Logic® IIz for New Surround Channels

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About TASCAM

TASCAM is the pro-audio and home recording division of TEAC Corporation. TASCAM will continue to be instrumental in revolutionizing professional and home recording by offering the highest quality products at the best value to their customers.

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