Any professional AV installation can benefit from the supreme sound and flexibility of the Denon DN-500AV surround preamplifier. If you're running video along with a large-scale audio system, Sweetwater highly recommends the DN-500AV as a great way to maintain your audio quality. In short, you connect your HDMI signal to the DN-500AV, and pass through the HDMI video to your projector or screen. You then connect the balanced XLR outputs to feed your 5.1 or 7.1 surround system. Because you're dealing with high-quality balanced audio outs instead of the typical unbalanced RCA outs on most decoders, you'll enjoy pristine, wide-ranging audio with virtually no noise.
Denon DN-500AV Surround Preamplifier at a Glance:
- The right way to distribute audio in a large facility
- Flexible I/O for easy integration
- Key lock feature protects your setup configuration
The right way to distribute audio in a large facility, your audio equipment is rarely adjacent to your video gear. So how do you take a digital HDMI signal, split the video to your projector, and send the audio to your speaker system, all without introducing lots of noise due to long cable runs? The DN-500AV is your solution - it supports 5.1 or 7.1 surround sound on balanced XLR outputs, which means you can run audio cables wherever you need without sacrificing top-notch sound quality.