Casablanca IIIHD

Music and Cinema Controller

Starting at MSRP of $15,620.00 USD

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General Specifications

Digital Input Section (32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz, 176.4 kHz, 192 kHz compatible)

Inputs (main digital input board)

8: 6 coaxial (RCA), 2 optical Toslink

Outputs (main digital input board)

2 digital tape out coaxial on RCA jacks

Inputs (auxiliary digital input board)

3: 1 AES / EBU (XLR), 1 BNC, 1 TosLink

Outputs (auxiliary digital input board)

Volume Data


Analog Input Section

Inputs

6 stereo pair on RCA jacks

Input Level

200 mV RMS minimum, 22 V RMS maximum

Input Impedance

10 kohms

Outputs

2 stereo pair on RCA jacks for analog tape out

Tape Output Impedance

36.5 ohms

A / D Conversion

20-bit Delta-Sigma at 48 kHz; separate delta-sigma modulator and high performance decimating digital filter

Frequency response

±0.2 dB 20 Hz - 20 kHz

THD+Noise

0.0025%

Dynamic Range

104 dB

Signal to Noise Ratio

104 dB

Input volume control

Theta proprietary switched resistor network in the analog domain

Automatic DC canceling circuit


Processing (DSP) Section:

All DSP processing is 24 bit with 56 bit accumulator. Some processes, such as low pass crossovers, are 48 bit with 56 bit results.

Channels Supported

Left, Right, Center, Left Surround, Right Surround, Center Surround, Left Front Sub, Right Front Sub, Left Surround Sub, Right surround Sub, Center Sub, Left Side, Right Side

Modes

Matrix, Special Matrix, Dolby Pro Logic, Dolby Pro Logic IIx, Dolby Digital,Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS Neo:6, DTS, DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS High Resolution Audio, DTS-HD Master Audio, LPCM, Stereo, Mono, Analog Direct, Analog Matrix

Post Processes (applied in addition to selected mode)

Stereo Front / Rear, Party, Center Spread

EQ

Four levels of high frequency roll-off (shelf-type) to compensate for overly bright sources

Crossovers

Separate crossovers for each of the following: Front Left / Right, Front Center, Surround Left / Right, Surround Center. Three types supported: Linkwitz-Riley, Butterworth, Phase Perfect. Crossover frequencies: 40Hz, 50Hz, 63Hz, 80Hz, 125Hz, 160Hz. Crossover slopes: 6dB, 12dB, 18dB, 24dB per octave. Butterworth crossovers have separate adjustments for high and low pass.

Subwoofers

Up to five subwoofers supported. 1- single subwoofer, 2- left / right subwoofers, 2- front / rear subwoofers, 3- left / right / surround subwoofers, 4- left / right / surround left / surround right subwoofers, 5- left / center / right / surround left / surround right subwoofers. Each subwoofer can be set to receive a full range signal in case the sub has an internal crossover that cannot be defeated.

LFE

Phase adjustment (0, 180 degrees), level adjustment (0dB to -30dB, off)

Delays

Master (applies to all channels) delay for syncing with video processors, comprehensive separate delay settings for all speakers including subwoofers.


Control Section

RS232

Complete ability to control and read status of every operational parameter of unit.

IR Receiver

3.5mm stereo phone jack (rear panel), unmodulated.

IR Receiver

Front panel IR window for hand-held remote control.

Remote Power

4 rear panel 3.5mm mono phone jacks: +12 VDC triggered (Can be set to Pulse or Continuous DC), pulse time variable from 0 to 255 mSec. Up to 100 mA each. See page 77 of Operator's Manual for more detail.


Video Section

HDMI Input/Output card

HDMI Input

4 HDMI 1.4a compatible inputs.

HDMI Output

1 output.

Full video bypass compatible with all current 3D video formats. Audio is extracted from the HDMI signal for processing by the Audio DSP board.


Miscellaneous

Power Requirements

117 VAC, 50-60 Hz, 120 watts with all options installed

Dimensions

19"W x 16"D x 7.5"H (483 x 406 x 191 mm)

Weight

43 Lbs (19.5 Kg) Stand alone, 50 Lbs (22.7 Kg) Boxed with accessories

Environment

Operating Temperature: 32° to 95° F (0° to 35° C)
Storage Temperature: -22° to 167° F (-30° to 75° C)
Relative Humidity: 95% maximum without condensation

Remote Control

1 Pre-programmed and learning hand-held, battery powered control unit uses 2 AA batteries

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Xtreme D-2 Balanced D / A Card

Output Options - Slot 1-3 (One of the following, each)

A4-a Front Left, Right, Center, Surround Center or Sub 5

A4-d Front Left, Right, Side Left, Right

A4-c Front Left, Right, Center, Sub 4

A4-g Sub 1, Sub 2, Sub 3, Sub 4

A4-f Front Left, Right, Center, Sub 3

A4-j Side Left, Right, Sub 3, Sub 4

A4-i Front Left, Right, Center, Sub 2

A4-m Front Left, Right, Sub 1, Sub 2

A4-l Side Left, Right, Sub 2, Sub 3

A4-p Surround Left, Right, Sub 1, Sub 2

A4-o Sub 2, Surround Center or Sub 5, Side Left, Right

A4-s Surround Left, Right, Sub 2, Sub 3

A4-r Front Center, Surround Left, Right, Sub 2

A4-v Front Center, Sub 1, Sub 2, Sub 3

A4-u Front Center, Side Left, Right, Sub 2

A4-x Front Center, Sub 1, Surround Left, Right

A4-b Front Left, Right, Surround Left, Right

A4-e Surround Left, Right, Side Left, Right

A4-h Front Left, Right, Center, Sub 1

A4-k Sub 1, Sub 2, Sub 3, Surround Center or Sub 5

A4-n Surround Left, Right, Center or Sub 5, Sub 1

A4-q Surround Left, Right, Center or Sub 5, Sub 2

A4-t Front Center, Surround Center or Sub 5, Surround Left, Right

A4-w Front Center, Surround Center or Sub 5, Side Left, Right

A4-y Sub 2, Sub 3, Sub 4, Surround Center or Sub 5

Each output channel has a balanced (XLR) output connector only.


Miscellaneous

D / A Conversion

24-bit Ladder (8x oversampling - 4x @96K). Two DACs per channel (8 per board) for true differential operation.

Volume Control

Theta proprietary switched resistor network in the analog domain.

Digital Filter

8x oversampling (4x @ 96K) Theta proprietary FIR filter running on Motorola 56362 DSP.

Single-Ended Output

None

Sample Rates Supported

32KHz, 44.1 KHz, 48 KHz, 88.1 KHz, 96 KHz.


Balanced Output Specifications

Output Impedance

20 Ohms.

Maximum Output Level

20 Vrms balanced.

Frequency Response

20 Hz-20 kHz, ± 0.025 dB, Ref. 1KHz.

THD+Noise

Less than 0.0015% @ 1KHz, maximum output level.

Dynamic Range

105dB minimum, 20KHz bandwidth, Ref. 1KHZ, A-weighted.

Signal to Noise Ratio

105dB typical, idle channel, A-weighted.

Crosstalk

-105dB Right - Left, >-120dB Center-Left @ 20KHz.

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Superior II Balanced D / A Card

Output Options

A3-a Front Left / Right / Center

A3-b Front Left / Right / Sub 1

A3-c Sub 1 / Surround Left / Right

A3-d Sub 2 / Surround Left / Right

A3-e Sub 2 / Sub 3 / Sub 4

A3-f Sub 2 / Sub 3 / Surround Center

A3-g Surround Center / Side Left / Right

A3-h Sub 2 / Side Left / Right

A3-i Surround Center / Surround Left / Right

A3-j Front Center / Surround Left / Right

Each output channel has a balanced (XLR) and a single-ended (RCA) output connector.


Miscellaneous

D / A Conversion

24-bit Ladder (8X oversampling - 4x oversampling for 96KHz sources). Two DACs per channel (6 per board) for true differential operation.

Volume Control

Theta proprietary switched resistor network in the analog domain.

Digital Filter

Theta proprietary FIR filter running on Motorola 56362 DSP.

Single-Ended Output

Summed from balanced signals, retains many of the advantages of the balanced output.

Sample Rates Supported

32KHz, 44.1 KHz, 48 KHz, 88.1 KHz, 96 KHz.


Balanced Output Specifications

Output Impedance

20 Ohms.

Maximum Output Level

20 Vrms.

Frequency Response

20 Hz-20 kHz, ± 0.01 dB, Ref. 1KHz.

THD+Noise

Less than 0.0016% @ 1KHz, maximum output level.

Dynamic Range

105dB minimum, 20KHz bandwidth, Ref. 1KHZ, A-weighted.

Signal to Noise Ratio

105dB typical, idle channel, A-weighted.

Crosstalk

-90dB Right - Left, -120dB Center-Left @ 20KHz.


Single-Ended Output Specifications

Output Impedance

10 Ohms

Maximum Output Level

10 Vrms

Frequency Response

20 Hz-20 kHz, ± 0.01 dB, Ref. 1KHz.

THD+Noise

Less than 0.0016% @ 1KHz, maximum output level.

Dynamic Range

105dB minimum, 20KHz bandwidth, Ref. 1KHZ, A-weighted.

Signal to Noise Ratio

105 typical, idle channel, A-weighted.

Crosstalk

-90dB Right - Left, -120dB Center-Left @ 20KHz

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Premium Balanced D / A Card

Output Options - Slot 1-3 (One of the following, each)

A2P-a Front Left, Right, Center, Surround Center or Sub 5

A2P-d Front Left, Right, Side Left, Right

A2P-c Front Left, Right, Center, Sub 4

A2P-g Sub 1, Sub 2, Sub 3, Sub 4

A2P-f Front Left, Right, Center, Sub 3

A2P-j Side Left, Right, Sub 3, Sub 4

A2P-i Front Left, Right, Center, Sub 2

A2P-m Front Left, Right, Sub 1, Sub 2

A2P-l Side Left, Right, Sub 2, Sub 3

A2P-p Surround Left, Right, Sub 1, Sub 2

A2P-o Sub 2, Surround Center or Sub 5, Side Left, Right

A2P-s Surround Left, Right, Sub 2, Sub 3

A2P-r Front Center, Surround Left, Right, Sub 2

A2P-v Front Center, Sub 1, Sub 2, Sub 3

A2P-u Front Center, Side Left, Right, Sub 2

A2P-x Front Center, Sub 1, Surround Left, Right

A2P-b Front Left, Right, Surround Left, Right

A2P-e Surround Left, Right, Side Left, Right

A2P-h Front Left, Right, Center, Sub 1

A2P-k Sub 1, Sub 2, Sub 3, Surround Center or Sub 5

A2P-n Surround Left, Right, Center or Sub 5, Sub 1

A2P-q Surround Left, Right, Center or Sub 5, Sub 2

A2P-t Front Center, Surround Center or Sub 5, Surround Left, Right

A2P-w Front Center, Surround Center or Sub 5, Side Left, Right

A2P-y Sub 2, Sub 3, Sub 4, Surround Center or Sub 5

Each output channel has a balanced (XLR) output connector only.


Miscellaneous

D / A Conversion

24-bit Ladder (8x oversampling - 4x @96K). Two DACs per channel (8 per board) for true differential operation.

Volume Control

Theta proprietary switched resistor network in the analog domain.

Digital Filter

8x digital interpolation followed by 64x delta-sigma modulator

Single-Ended Output

None

Sample Rates Supported

32KHz, 44.1 KHz, 48 KHz, 88.1 KHz, 96 KHz, 176 KHz, 192 KHz.


Balanced Output Specifications

Output Impedance

50 Ohms.

Maximum Output Level

20 Vrms balanced.

Frequency Response

20 Hz-20 kHz, ± 0.025 dB, Ref. 1KHz.

THD+Noise

Less than 0.0015% @ 1KHz, maximum output level.

Dynamic Range

105dB minimum, 20KHz bandwidth, Ref. 1KHZ, A-weighted.

Signal to Noise Ratio

105dB typical, idle channel, A-weighted.

Crosstalk

>110dB channel to channel @ 20KHz.

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Control

2 Volume Data Jacks on RCA for use with the Six Shooter and Generation VIII Series 1, 2 or 3.

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Specifications subject to change without prior notice.