Integra’s Research Series reflects the unwavering quality and commitment the company has continually demonstrated in producing the finest in home entertainment products. All Research Series models encompass next-gen features including Dolby Atmos®, DTS:X™, MQA decoding, Tidal, Vector Linear Shaping Circuitry (VLSC) for noiseless signal processing on all channels and the latest generation of Integra’s AccuEQ featuring AccuReflex Phase Alignment technology that ensures object-based surround-sound formats are reproduced with unmatched clarity.
For those looking for powerful components for custom installations, the DRC-R1 has the dynamic processing capability and features the discerning customer is seeking. The DRC-R1 comes fully equipped to handle DTS:X™ and Dolby Atmos® formats up to 7.2.4 channels and is THX® Ultra2™ Plus certified. 11.2 multichannel pre-outs as well as gold-plated XLR pre-outs ensure power amplifiers are driven without compromise — maximizing sound quality.
The DRC-R1 is ready to serve up your favorite tunes with ease. Connected to your home network, you can use Airplay to enjoy the audio from your iPhone®, iPod touch®, iPad® and PCs with iTunes. Also built-in are Spotify Connect and streaming services such as Pandora, Deezer, Sirius/XM Internet Radio, Slacker and TuneIn, and the receiver is DLNA compatible so you can stream audio from your home network.
The DRC-R1 features an overabundance of Zone 2 and 3 capabilities. Internal digital sources such as Pandora, Sirius/XM, Slacker and Spotify, as well as external sources connected via HDMI, Coax and Toslink, are available in Zone 2 and 3 – making it easy to share your favorite tunes throughout the house. Available HDMI matrix switching for Zone 2 and 3 allow you to do things like watch/listen to you favorite Blu-ray disc movie in the Main Zone while simultaneously watching/listening to the Cable or Satellite box in Zone 2 or 3. Use the free Integra Remote app to fully control both Zone 2 and 3 functions from your fingertips- whether you need to use the internal amplifier or want to use the RCA outputs to a secondary (or third) amp like the ADM-20.4 for even more power- the DRC-R1 has you covered with plenty of flexibility and ease-of-use.
As with every Integra product, they are assembled with hand selected parts – picked for their audiophile quality and acoustically transparent characteristics; all of this nestled away inside of a newly designed highly rigid anti-resonant chassis.