AUDIO DESIGN ASSOCIATES INTRODUCES RVCS-8: AN 8-ROOM REMOTE VOLUME CONTROL SYSTEM SOLUTION TARGETED AT $1,000 MSRP
A Cost Efficient, High-Quality Audio Control Solution From The CEDIA Market’s High-Performance Distributed Audio Leader
Las Vegas, NV – January 8, 2007 - At this year’s ICES, Audio Design Associates (ADA) -- the recognized brand of excellence in high-end custom installed electronics – announced the introduction of the RVCS-8 Remote Volume Control System.
Fitting within a single rack space, the RVCS-8 is a remote volume control system that enables a custom integrator to connect a single input to eight individually volume controlled outputs. The unit is perfectly matched with ADA’s PTM-1645 (90 watt/per zone) 8-zone amplifier.
The RVCS-8 has 8-independent digitally controlled volume preamplifiers with 20 volume steps in 2dB steps (-50dB - 0dB). According to ADA, unlike the many low-priced, inefficient speaker level controls on the market today, the RVCS-8’s volume is controlled at line level via digital shaft encoders.
Low voltage triggers activate each amplifier zone. An input trim control is provided for the single source input via a rear chassis mounted knob. CAT-5 connection inputs for each zone enables the RVCS-8 with wiring flexibility and compatibility with future system upgrades. LED displays indicate each zone’s volume, main power switch and all off/standby switches.
Albert G. Langella, ADA’s CEO and Chief Design Engineer notes, “Essentially, our dealers asked us for a starter ADA multi-room system that would leave the door wide open for upgrades. Combined with our inexpensive RVC-5 controls and PTM-1645 power amplifier, the RVCS-8 delivers eight independent rooms utilizing standard structural wiring schemes with CAT-5 to keypad locations with home run speakers. Later on, the customer can add an ADA Suite 8x8 or Suite 16 preamplifier as well as our widely popular MC-6011 keypads - all without running a single new wire.”
ADA COO and VP Richard Stoerger says, “Where previously an ADA dealer had to turn elsewhere for a remote volume control solution mated with our amplifiers, the RVCS-8 fills this gap – and at a very competitive price-point. This is important for ADA, as we have long been known for providing integrators with audio products of the highest caliber – all custom manufactured right here in America. The RVCS-8 continues this tradition for ADA, especially at a time when the majority of our competitor’s products are made off-shore.”
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About Audio Design Associates
Headquartered in White Plains, New York, Audio Design Associates (ADA) is recognized as the brand of excellence and has been the undisputed leader in the fields of high-end home theater and multi-room technology since 1977. Albert Langella, ADA’s Chief Design Engineer, CEO and President, received CEDIA’s most hallowed award, The Lifetime Achievement Award, in 1994, in honor of his achievements with the company and technological contributions to the marketplace. In 2006, COO and VP Richard Stoerger received recognition as CEDIA Manufacturer Volunteer of the Year.
ADA Contact Information: Audio Design Associates / 602-610 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains, NY 10605 / Phone: 914.946.9595 / Internet: www.ada-usa.com