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Latest interface adapter creates opportunity for dealers while improving sound quality for consumers

Seattle, WA, February 2nd, 2017 – AudioControl (audiocontrol.com) has unveiled the AC-LGD load generating device and signal stabilizer—an OEM interface solution engineered for vehicles using factory class D amplification.

An increasing number of factory automotive sound systems utilize Class D amplifier technology, which can mute, distort or emit damaging frequencies to aftermarket audio equipment once the factory speakers have been removed. AudioControl engineers have created an interface solution by carefully selecting premium-grade resistors and a Zobel Network to generate the required resistance, stabilizing the signal and making it compatible with aftermarket components such as AudioControl processors and amplifiers.

The AC LGDs come in pairs and can be easily connected to AudioControl or other factory system upgrade products using the supplied pre-wired connectors. Each LGD pair comes with standard wire colors for front and rear connections.

The AC LGD is available now from AudioControl with an MSRP of $39.95. 

New high-performance ACX-BT1 is the perfect way to add Bluetooth connectivity to any amplified audio system
 
Seattle, WA, January 21st, 2021 – AudioControl (audiocontrol.com) has introduced the ACX-BT1, an ultra-simple, high-performance Bluetooth adapter, providing Bluetooth connectivity to any sound system with RCA or AUX audio inputs. The ACX-BT1 is also ideal for all-weather applications, making it perfect for marine and motorsports entertainment systems.
 
The AudioControl ACX-BT1 is the ultimate solution for giving customers what they want—Bluetooth connectivity. Like all solutions from AudioControl, performance was paramount to the design of this product. The ACX-BT1 features the latest Bluetooth 4.1 and aptX HD support, delivering 24-bit clarity, lower noise, faster initial connection and more reliable streaming from a greater distance. The ACX-BT1 is IPX5 rated for marine and motorsports applications, so it will withstand the rigors of all-weather conditions, including as a standalone (no head unit) solution common to side-by-sides, jet skis and more. Installers will appreciate the unique remote turn-on output circuit that triggers downstream amplifier(s) only when audio is being played over the Bluetooth connection.
“The challenges with all-weather product designs include quality, durability and ease of use,” explained Chris Bennett, AudioControl’s Director of Mobile Audio. “Mobile audio dealers can pair the ACX-BT1 with AudioControl's new ACX Amplifiers, creating a simple system design that can stand up to the rigors and demands of any off-road or all-weather installation. The ACX-BT1 features traditional RCA outputs, functioning as the ultimate universal Bluetooth solution for interfacing with all mobile audio amplifiers.”   
 
Perfect with AudioControl ACX Series Amplifiers
AudioControl ACX Series Amplifiers are loaded with features and deliver superb sound quality for any system design, while featuring an amazingly compact overall footprint to ensure the easiest possible integration into confined spaces. Thanks to state of the art conformal coatings, insulated gaskets and loose-mating waterproof connectors, the AudioControl ACX lineup delivers breathtaking audio performance and superior build quality for marine and motorsports applications. ACX amps are available in 4-channel and 1-channel (mono) configurations.    
The AudioControl ACX-BT1 is available now with a MAP price of $69.99.
About AudioControl 
AudioControl is a leading designer and manufacturer of innovative high-performance audio solutions for the residential, commercial and automotive markets since 1977. Based in Seattle, WA, AudioControl offers premium quality home theater and whole-house entertainment products, distributed audio amplifiers for commercial applications and a legacy of outstanding car audio processors, amplifiers and OEM interface solutions sold and installed worldwide by qualified professionals. For more information visit audiocontrol.comor contact AudioControl at +1 425-775-8461 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
 
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Featuring ultra-clean high-level inputs for OEM interface as well as line level and digital inputs, the DM-608 is a versatile DSP processor enabling dealers to deliver precisely tailored sound for each customer

Seattle, WA, April 5th, 2017 – AudioControl (audiocontrol.com) introduces the DM-608 DSP matrix processor for automotive sound systems. The DM-608 gives installers a versatile processor with both high and low-level inputs for use in OEM interface applications as well as with an aftermarket head unit. The 6-input/8-output configuration along with a revolutionary user interface makes the DM-608 an intuitive and effective path to optimizing system performance and delivering the finest automotive sound to consumers.

Using the DM-608, dealers can optimize the performance of any audio system, regardless of whether they are using a factory or aftermarket source. Key features include a vast array of analog and digital inputs and up to 8-channels of output. The easy-to-navigate smart user interface gives installers the power of AudioControl DSP processing through a flexible, highly intuitive PC interface packed full of features. Configure signal summing, 30-bands of equalization, signal time-alignment, input delay and phase correction, plus proprietary AudioControl innovations such as AccuBASS®, GTO™ Signal Sense, and MILC™ as well as integrated input and output RTA’s. The digital audio input on the DM-608 will allow hi-res streaming directly into the DSP, while an option port is included to be used for future inputs, controllers and interface solutions.

Available now, the AudioControl DM-608 is designed, engineered and manufactured in the USA and features a 5-year warranty. Suggested selling price is $599.

AudioControl announced that it has appointed GemSen Distribution as its exclusive distributor to lead its growth strategy across Canada.

AudioControl's expansion in Canada represents an important part of its international growth plans by bringing their expanding range of car audio processors and amplifiers to the Canadian market improving the audio experience in after-market and across all factory-installed OEM audio systems. 

Chris Kane, VP Sales at AudioControl announced, "We are delighted to be partnering with the GemSen team in Canada, whose experience in automotive sound system distribution and marketing is a great match for AudioControl's mission to bring and develop the best mobile audio and in-car entertainment to the Canadian consumer". Kane added, "We both share a common vision across Canada in how we can bring our products to hundreds of dedicated car audio retailers specializing in delivering great audio experiences in today's vehicles". 

Dave Singh, National Sales Manager at GemSen Distribution said, "We are extremely excited about our new partnership with the great people at AudioControl. Their family of products along with their new DSP Models & full range amplifiers offer an arsenal of powerful tools and solutions retailers need now more than ever".
AudioControl and GemSen Distribution will launch their partnership at the CES Expo 2016 in Las Vegas on January 6th, 2016. All Canadian attendees will have the opportunity to win one of AudioControl's latest DSP processors or Amplifiers each day, just by visiting the AudioControl booth #2112 in the North Hall and entering the Canada-AudioControl Draw. 

AudioControl’s best-in-class DSP-based system tuning capability now accessible via MAC as well as PC

Seattle, WA, October 30th, 2017 – AudioControl (audiocontrol.com), makers of innovative high-performance audio solutions for residential, commercial and automotive markets since 1977 has announced that the software for their acclaimed DSP processors and amplifiers for aftermarket car audio applications is now compatible with the MAC OS from Yosemite forward, version 10.10. AudioControl is one of the first audio brands to offer MAC compatibility for their DSP software platform. 

“Our objective is always to make the job simpler for our network of dealer/installers, and there are many MAC users out there who will appreciate the convenience and compatibility with their native operating system when it comes time to calibrate each completed project,” explained Chris Bennett, National Sales Manager – Mobile at AudioControl.

AudioControl offers the DM-608 and DM-810 signal processors and D-4.800 4-channel amplifier with class-leading functionality including highly refined OEM interface capability and advanced DSP features, enabling dealers to tailor every system to the needs of each customer. A new 6-channel amplifier with onboard DSP (D-6.1200) will be unveiled at CES 2018. AudioControl’s Smart-User DSP software platform provides the most refined levels of tuning flexibility for any factory or aftermarket sound system. Using AudioControl’s Smart User Interface for MAC or PC allows complete control over all features including 30 bands of equalization, signal time-alignment, crossover selections, input delay and phase correction, plus integrated input and output RTA’s.

MAC users can download the DSP interface software from the AudioControl website at the bottom of the product pages for the DM-608, DM-810 and D-4800

6-14-2016 -- Audiocontrol has announced that products are now shipping in its new category, merchandising packaging. All of its prodcuts are also now available in its exclusive "Espresso Black" finish.

Categories include "Factory System Upgrade" in yellow color, "Bass Restoration Processor" in orange color, "Digital Signal" Processor in green color and "In-Dash Audio Processor" in blue. Product lines include the LC7i, Epicenter and DM-608 processor. 

To place an order or become an AudioControl Dealer, contact your local AudioControl Rep or contact the team live in Seattle at 425-775-8461 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

AudioControl announces all products now

shipping in AudioControl's NEW Espresso Black finish.

Seattle, WA, February 2nd, 2017 – AudioControl (audiocontrol.com) has promoted Chris Bennett to National Sales Director - Mobile Audio. Bennett’s expanded role will enable him to oversee the North American sales channel as increased demand for the company’s best-in-class OEM interface solutions and DSP-powered processors and amplifiers has resulted in significant growth for the AudioControl brand. 

AudioControl’s continued success in the aftermarket car audio category can be attributed to innovations that directly address consumer demand, such as OEM upgrade solutions and DSP calibration capability, enabling dealers to give their customers superior sound—even in cars where changing the factory radio is prohibitive. “Our engineers have created solutions such as our proprietary patented AccuBASS® circuit, our MILC™ level-matching technology and our GTO™ signal sensing circuit that help installers overcome OEM integration hurdles to deliver the finest possible sound to their customers,” explained AudioControl CEO Alex Camara. “These advances have led to significant growth for the AudioControl brand and we are confident that Chris and our team will continue to push forward on our exciting and innovative product and sales strategy in mobile audio with great success.”

At the 2017 CES show in Las Vegas, AudioControl unveiled two new 6-channel amplifiers, the LC-6.1200 and the D-6.1200, featuring high-current output and a solid one-piece aluminum chassis. Both amplifiers deliver 125 watts into 4 ohms/200 watts into 2 ohms and 400 watts bridged into 4 ohms. Each pair of channels is bridgeable, giving installers unprecedented flexibility from a single amplifier. The flagship D-6.1200 adds advanced DSP functionality for precise fine-tuning. Both AudioControl 6.1200 models are the first automotive amplifiers to offer 8 summable speaker-level inputs, eliminating the need for clunky external adapters and making OEM integration possible even for the most complex factory systems. Innovations such as input summing have 12-volt installers worldwide turning to AudioControl as their premium aftermarket car audio solutions provider. All AudioControl automotive amplifiers are designed and assembled in the USA from components sourced globally and come with a 5-year warranty.  

“I am excited to be part of the AudioControl team, focused on pushing ahead with a forward-looking mobile audio growth plan as the company’s National Sales Director,” commented Chris Bennett. “We offer solutions that enable our dealers to be creative in their system designs and differentiate themselves from competitors with superior products that transform the entertainment experience in todays’ car audio systems.”  

SEMA attendees swarm the AudioControl booth to see new products and participate in a festive after-hours training event co-hosted by Mobile Solutions

Seattle, Wash., November 14th, 2019 – AudioControl (audiocontrol.com), makers of innovative high-performance audio solutions for the residential, commercial and automotive markets has returned from a wildly successful exhibition at the 2019 SEMA show in Las Vegas. SEMA showcases the best and brightest from the automotive aftermarket, and AudioControl’s booth in the North Hall was ground zero for the finest audio products at the event. AudioControl and Mobile Solutions also hosted an after-hours training event, the fourth consecutive year that the companies have collaborated, that was filled to capacity at the Orleans Hotel.

"The facility at the Orleans worked out very well for our co-hosted event—we were able to accommodate more than 150 attendees in a classroom-style setting in addition to seating for casual conversation and networking,” stated Chris Bennett, National Sales Director - Mobile at AudioControl. Bennett opened the event by welcoming everyone to the expansive taco bar, then turned it over to National Sales Trainer Matthew Palumbo for some valuable insights on new AudioControl products before all eyes and ears were tuned to a Mobile Solutions Fabrication Demo with Bryan Schmitt, Gary Bell and Chris Pate. Nearly all of the event attendees remained long past the training and enjoyed the after-hours festivities and camaraderie until closing. “AudioControl and Mobile Solutions thank all who attended and are already planning next year’s event, so we encourage our dealers to mark their calendars—see you in 2020!”

AudioControl Showcases New 5-Channel Amplifiers

Two new 5-channel amplifiers from AudioControl both offer 125 watts X4-channels RMS at 4-Ohm (200watts RMS X4 at 2-Ohm) and 500 watts X1-channel at 2-Ohm along with eight speaker level inputs with selectable summing capability. The D-5.1300 delivers onboard DSP control of all amplified outputs and a pair of low-level outputs as well. The DSP interface is managed by the highly intuitive DM Smart App designed for all of AudioControl’s DSP amplifiers. The LC-5.1300 offers the same outstanding specs and performance without the DSP features.

OEM integration with two new Load Generating Devices (LGD)

Most new vehicles use a class D amplifier platform in their factory sound systems. These amplifiers can become unstable when they are connected to aftermarket audio equipment, causing system noise and overall compatibility issues. In order to maximize the upgrade opportunity for 12-volt retailers, AudioControl engineers created the LGD series of solutions, which seamlessly interfaces these newer OEM systems with aftermarket amplifiers. The AudioControl AC-LGD20 was designed specifically for Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep and Maserati audio systems without an amplifier. The AC-LGD60 provides interface capability for these same vehicles that feature audio systems with an amplifier.

DM-RTA

The AudioControl DM-RTA is a sophisticated yet compact audio analyzer containing powerful analysis software designed to provide installers with the features of a fully functioning Oscilloscope, Voltage Meter, Real Time Audio Analyzer (RTA), SPL Meter and Polarity Checker. Because installers are often on-the-go and in cramped spaces when building a car audio system, the DM-RTA was designed to be light weight, compact and durable. Input/output options are staggering, including balanced XLR inputs, phono and RCA style unbalanced inputs as well as speaker level inputs designed to make OEM audio system interface a snap. Digital audio output options include Optical, COAX and USB. The DM-RTA is powered by a 5-hour rechargeable battery so that it can be effortlessly deployed anywhere.

AudioControl is a leading designer and manufacturer of innovative high-performance audio solutions for the residential, commercial and automotive markets since 1977. Based in Seattle, Wash., AudioControl offers premium quality home theater and whole-house entertainment products, distributed audio amplifiers for commercial applications and a legacy of outstanding car audio processors, amplifiers and OEM interface solutions sold and installed worldwide by qualified professionals. For more information visit audiocontrol.com  or contact AudioControl at +1 425-775-8461 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The D-4.800 4-channel amplifier delivers best-in-class DSP-based system tuning capability along with AudioControl’s superior sound and build quality as well as unparalleled OEM integration technology all from a single chassis.

Seattle, WA, July 17th, 2017 – AudioControl (audiocontrol.com) has announced that the D-4.800 4-channel car audio amplifier is now shipping to authorized dealers. The D-4.800 joins the LC-4.800 and the LC-6.1200 family of premium automotive amplifiers offering advanced features and best-in-class OEM interface technology all available now from AudioControl.

By combining DSP functionality within the amplifier, the D-4.800 enhances performance while conserving space and installation time verses solutions that require multiple components and connecting cables. The D-4.800 incorporates AudioControl’s new Smart-User DSP software platform that was developed for the DM-810 and DM-608 signal processors, providing the most refined levels of tuning flexibility for any factory or aftermarket sound system. Using AudioControl’s Smart User Interface allows complete control over all features including 30 bands of equalization, signal time-alignment, crossover selections, input delay and phase correction, plus integrated input and output RTA’s.

The D-4.800, configurable as a 4/3/2 channel amplifier, delivers 125 watts into 4 ohms/200 watts into 2 ohms and 400 watts bridged into 4 ohms. Each pair of channels is bridgeable, giving installers the flexibility they need for an array of system configuration options. The D-4.800 has line level plus advanced speaker-level input circuitry and signal summing, making OEM integration possible even for the most complex factory systems.

Other key features include AudioControl’s proprietary patented AccuBASS® circuit, a unique smart technology that has been designed to seamlessly apply bass compensation only when required in order to restore low frequencies that the factory installed source unit may be limiting. The D-4.800 features MILC™ level-matching technology and the GTO™ signal sensing circuit, helping installers overcome OEM integration hurdles and deliver the finest possible automotive sound systems.

An optional ACR-1 assignable remote level control gives users fingertip access to bass level on the fly. All AudioControl automotive amplifiers are designed and assembled in the USA from components sourced globally and come with a 5-year warranty. 

“12-volt retailers, installers and their customers will appreciate the refinement of the new D-4.800 amplifier, which combines high-power output, the finest OEM interface circuitry and an unparalleled level of DSP functionality all from a single, space-saving chassis,” commented Chris Bennett, AudioControl’s National Sales Manager of Mobile Electronics. “These full-featured amplifiers are complete system solutions, delivering the performance and reliability that car audio consumers have come to expect from the AudioControl brand.”

The AudioControl D-4.800 has an MSRP of $699 and is available now.

Seattle, WA – AudioControl has teamed with Gary Biggs of Audiofrog to build a demo vehicle to highlight its amplifiers, processors and speakers at KnowledgeFest in Dallas, August 20th to August 22nd, 2016. On display for dealers to experience will be the BMW 535i featuring the launch of AudioControl’s new DM-810 processor that will start shipping in August. The BMW factory source unit will be retained to show just how great any factory system can sound when paired with AudioControl processing and amplification.

There will be multiple AudioControl amplifiers including two of the new AudioControl LC-4.800 four channel amps. “This will be the first time many dealers and installers will get a chance to experience our new technologies in Amplification and DSP, so to have a legend like Gary doing this build is very exciting for us!” exclaimed Chris Bennett, National Sales Manager at AudioControl.

All of the processing and amplification will drive the audio performance of Audiofrog GB series speakers and subwoofers. AudioControl invites all attendees to come by booth #228 at KnowledgeFest 2016 and hear how “Making Good Sound Great” is possible when using the best in class equipment from AudioControl and Audiofrog.

Seattle, WA, May 15th, 2017 – AudioControl (audiocontrol.com), makers of innovative high-performance audio solutions for the residential, commercial and automotive markets recently completed a successful, comprehensive sales and installation training initiative teamed with their regional rep, Jason Digos, principal of Innovative Sales and Marketing. The primary objective of the training sessions, was to educate over 65 Arizona dealers and installers on best practices, procedures and benefits of OEM integration in today’s 12-volt market.

The training, held in a state of the art classroom style environment at Mobile Solutions in Tempe, AZ, focused on the importance of being able to sell and install solutions for OEM integration and how to best present the concept of building a system based on a factory source. For installers, Digos also covered the proper tools and electronic devices required to execute OEM integration for such vital tasks as measuring audio output signal polarity and frequency response. Understanding these basic principles through training will help make it easier for dealers to sell and install AudioControl’s lineup of premium products dedicated to OEM integration.

The training featured step-by-step instruction designed to be emulated by installers once they return to their shops. "It has been our top priority at AudioControl to emphasize training and make sure that our dealers have the resources required to be successful in a challenging marketplace,” said Chris Bennett, National Sales Director, Mobile Audio for AudioControl. “With today’s advanced vehicle telematics systems and complex dashboards, being well versed in OEM integration is an important skill for 12-volt retailers and installers.” 

In the coming weeks, AudioControl will be offering OEM integration training to Audio Express employees in Las Vegas and then a similar initiative at the upcoming PNWCEE show in Seattle, WA on May 22nd and 23rd.

AudioControl announced that at the 2016 International CES Expo in Las Vegas, they will be introducing their new line-up of high-performance DSP matrix-processors, and their first ever full-range processing amplifiers.

Additionally they will be unveiling a major update to the merchandising of their products, all to be unveiled on day one of CES 2016. All products have been directly influenced by leading installers throughout the USA and worldwide, to further push forward AudioControl's mission of 'Making Good Sound Great™'.

New Digital Signal Processors 

AudioControl will debut two new matrix-processors at CES 2016, designed, engineered and manufactured in the USA. Both models include AudioControl's new DSP software platform, designed to deliver its new 'Smart-user' installer interface with software-ergonomically designed features to simplify and provide the best installer real-time user experience. The DM-810 has eight active high-level speaker inputs, six pre-amp inputs, and two digital inputs plus ten pre-amp outputs. The DM-608 has six eight active high-level speaker inputs, six pre-amp inputs, and two digital inputs plus eight pre-amp outputs.

AudioControl's 'Smart-user' interface contains the power of AudioControl processing through a flexible DSP PC interface packed full of features and simply laid out including 30-bands of EQ adjustment, parametric filters, signal time-alignment, input delay, phase correction, AudioControl AccuBASS™, GTO turn on circuit, as well as integrated input and output RTA's. This exciting new platform also incorporates a connectivity port that will allow users to program DSP features using Android or iOS devices, as well as stream media including high quality lossless audio via an optional AudioControl Bluetooth device.

"Given our leading position in high performance factory-radio and after-market signal processing, our dealers have been asking us to complement our leading audio-processors by offering powerful AudioControl DSP processors", commented Chris Bennett, AudioControl's National Sales Manager of Mobile Electronics. "Our product engineering and software design teams collaborated together to bring to the market a completely new series of DSP performance processors with the smartest, most powerful DSP software to simplify and create the best user experience and entertainment performance in the market today for all cars".

New Full Range Car Amplifiers:

On the back of AudioControl's successful launch of 'The Epicenter' subwoofer amplifiers, introduced in 2015, AudioControl has built on this success with the introduction of its first line-up of full-range amplifiers. These new models superbly complement the award-winning 'The Epicenter 1200™' and "The Epicenter 600™' subwoofer amplifiers.

The new models initially feature two 4-channel models and feature over 200 watts RMS at 2 Ohms. The LC-4.800 and D-4.800 (The D-4.800 incorporates AudioControl's new Smart-User DSP software platform) models have six/eight high-level speaker inputs that allow for signals to be summed directly into the amplifier. AudioControl has also included much of its signal processing technology including features of its popular LC2i,  AccuBASS™ bass management, GTO™ Great-Turn-ON, as well as Linkwitz-Riley Crossovers and more. 

The D-4.800 benefits from being a full DSP Amplifier incorporating AudioControl's new matrix-processing Smart-User software developed for its DM-810 and DM-608 DSP Processor line-up.

Bennett continued "Our dealers have been asking for the best in amplification from AudioControl and we have delivered a unique line up of new full-range amplifiers that will lead the way where the user truly wants to step up the performance and power of their audio system - Our new 'LC Series' and 'D Series' Amplifiers are truly "no ordinary amplifiers" and the first in a range of AudioControl amplifiers unlike any other on the market today!"

AudioControl will be debuting all its new processors and Amplifiers at International CES 2016, Booth number 2112 in the North Hall. All models are expected to start shipping early in 2016. All AudioControl products carry AudioControl's 5-year limited warranty.

Seattle, WA, March 30th, 2017 – AudioControl (audiocontrol.com) has announced the unveiling of two new products—the LC-6.1200 6-channel amplifier and the DM-608 processor— making their debut at the 2017 Spring KnowledgeFest, booth 212 to be held in Indianapolis.   

Attendees will be see the new amplifier and processor, both shipping now, and be treated to a demo vehicle featuring two LC-6.1200’s mated to a DM-810 processor integrated with the factory head unit in a 2013 Subaru Legacy built by Mark Rubacha of Cartronix in Valparaiso, Indiana.

The LC-6.1200 amplifier features fully adjustable independent Linkwitz-Riley crossover networks for precise system configuration. Other key features of the LC-6.1200 include AudioControl’s proprietary patented AccuBASS® circuit, a unique smart technology that has been designed to seamlessly apply bass compensation only when required in order to restore low frequencies to their proper level within the recording. AccuBASS is an indispensable tool for OEM interface projects, according to the company.

The DM-608 processor enables dealers to optimize the performance of any audio system, regardless of whether they are using a factory or aftermarket source. Key features include active speaker level inputs as well as line-level and digital audio inputs, providing up to 8-channels of output. AudioControl’s smart user interface gives installers the power of AudioControl processing through a flexible, highly intuitive PC interface packed full of features. Configure signal summing, 30-bands of equalization, signal time-alignment, input delay and phase correction, plus proprietary features such as AccuBASS®, GTO™ Signal Sense, and MILC™ as well as integrated input and output RTA’s. The built-in option port on the DM-608 will allow hi-res streaming directly into the DSP, and the option port can also be used for future inputs, controllers and interface solutions.

"The AudioControl line has just made sense for us,” explained Eric Carter, President of Cartronix. “We work on many vehicles where our clients prefer to keep their factory radio. AudioControl has been a win-win lineup for us, the product is bulletproof, system tuning is easy and their tech support and customer service has always been amazing. I am very excited to be building this demo car for AudioControl and can't wait to hear it at KnowledgeFest."

See AudioControl at Spring KnowledgeFest booth 212

Attendees will learn about best-in-class mobile audio solutions that create new opportunities available only to AudioControl dealers  

Seattle, Wash., November 2nd, 2020 – AudioControl (audiocontrol.com) has announced that they will be participating in SEMA’s virtual tradeshow experience, called SEMA360, taking place Nov. 2nd —6th, 2020. SEMA360 will enable exhibitors like AudioControl to foster new relationships with attendees and press, provide critical training seminars and create an opportunity to network within the automotive aftermarket community.

AudioControl SEMA360 Roundtables

AudioControl invites SEMA360 attendees to join Chris Bennett and Matthew Palumbo as they host SEMA360 Roundtables to discuss new products, innovations and groundbreaking OE integration solutions. AudioControl has several new products engineered to empower dealers on the OE integration front, paving the way to new customers and increased profits. Chris and Matthew will also be covering AudioControl’s outstanding lineup of high performance amplifiers, including ultra-durable solutions for Marine, Powersports and more. AudioControl mobile audio solutions deliver the performance, features, outstanding build quality and warranty that help dealers achieve success and exceed the expectations of today’s most discerning consumers.

AudioControl SEMA360 Schedule

Monday Nov. 2nd

9:30am – Mobile Audio Q&A with Chris Bennett
11:00am – The DM-RTA Ultimate Test Tool with Matthew Palumbo
1:30pm – Mobile Audio Q&A with Chris Bennett

Tuesday Nov. 3rd

9:30am - Mobile Audio Q&A with Chris Bennett
10:30am – OE Integration Products with Matthew Palumbo
2:00pm – DSP Digital Signal Processors with Matthew Palumbo

Wednesday Nov. 4th

9:30am - Mobile Audio Q&A with Chris Bennett
10:30am – The All-New LC1i & LC2i Pro with Matthew Palumbo
1:30pm – Mobile Audio Q&A with Chris Bennett
2:00pm – Unique Vehicles Require Unique Audio with Matthew Palumbo

Thursday Nov. 5th

9:30am - Mobile Audio Q&A with Chris Bennett
11:00am – Integration Q&A with Matthew Palumbo
1:30pm – Mobile Audio Q&A with Chris Bennett
2:00pm – Designing, Selling & Installing Audio into Classics, Muscle Cars & Hot Rods with Matthew Palumbo

Friday Nov. 6th

9:30am - Mobile Audio Q&A with Chris Bennett
11:00am – New ACX All-Weather Amplifiers with Matthew Palumbo

PLEASE VISIT AUDIOCONTROL AT SEMA360 2020

AudioControl is a leading designer and manufacturer of innovative high-performance audio solutions for the residential, commercial and automotive markets since 1977. Based in Seattle, WA, AudioControl offers premium quality home theater and whole-house entertainment products, distributed audio amplifiers for commercial applications and a legacy of outstanding car audio processors, amplifiers and OEM interface solutions sold and installed worldwide by qualified professionals. For more information visit audiocontrol.com  or contact AudioControl at +1 425-775-8461 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.." style="color: #000000;">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Four models of Micro Amplifier deliver big amp features and performance from a space-saving form factor

Seattle, WA, January 4th, 2018 – AudioControl (audiocontrol.com) makers of innovative high-performance audio solutions for the residential, commercial and automotive markets has introduced the ACM family (AudioControl Micro) of compact car audio amplifiers that will make their debut at CES 2018, Booth 5016. There will be four highly versatile ACM models, including a mono (ACM-1.300), 2-channel (ACM-2.300), 4-channel (ACM-4.300) all available Q1, 2018 and a 5-channel amplifier to become available later in the year. MSRP price range on the ACM Series is $279.99 (ACM-1.300), $349.99 (ACM-2.300) and $349.99 (ACM-4.300).

Size Matters

The AudioControl ACM amplifiers are loaded with features and deliver superb sound quality for any system design, yet amazingly are only 1 ½ -inches in height and compact overall footprint measuring 8-inches by 3-inches. ACM Series amps can be mounted with controls oriented up or down, and reversible cover plates allow flexible mounting options when paired with AudioControl DM series DSP processors or when using multiple ACM Series amplifiers in confined spaces. All ACM models have been engineered to deliver critical features such as separate HI and LO level inputs, giving installers the option to use any aftermarket head unit or their customer’s factory installed system without the need for additional adapters. Each ACM amplifier is 2-Ohm stable and features AudioControl’s patented AccuBASS® circuitry, a 12dB/octave Linkwitz-Riley Crossover and AudioControl’s GTO signal sensing circuitry for the utmost in system flexibility and ease of installation. Based on this outstanding feature array and superior performance, the AudioControl ACM lineup delivers audio entertainment euphoria even in the most confined automotive setting.   

“Our dealers worldwide have pointed to demand for a series of amplifiers that deliver superior performance from a compact form factor combined with the strength of AudioControl processing,” explained AudioControl CEO Alex Camara. “The ACM Series is ideal for everything from basic systems to show vehicles and highlights our commitment to the needs of 12-volt specialists. AudioControl components are key to upgrading the audio performance of automobiles, bikes, sport utility vehicles and more.” 

SPECIFICATIONS:

ACM-1.300  

Power Output (RMS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1x175 Watts @ 4 Ohms

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1x300 Watts @ 2 Ohms

Frequency Response . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Hz - 30 kHz

Total Harmonic Distortion + N . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . < 0.01%

S/N Ratio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102 dBa, Ref 175 Watts @ 4 Ohms

Bass Processing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . AccuBASS®

Power / Ground Wire Gauge. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Between 10 and 4 AWG

Fuse Rating . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 X 30 Amps

Crossover . . . . . . . . . . 12dB/Octave Linkwitz-Riley, 80 Hz, 120 Hz, Bypass

Speaker-Level Inputs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2x, 40V (400W) max

Line-Level Inputs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2x, balanced RCA, 8V max

PFM Subsonic Filter. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Hz

Weight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.3 lbs

Dimensions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.41" W X 2.97" D X 1.75" H

ACM-2.300

Power Output (RMS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2x100 Watts @ 4 Ohms

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2x150 Watts @ 2 Ohms

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1x300 Watts @ 4 Ohms Bridged

Frequency Response . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Hz - 30 kHz

Total Harmonic Distortion + N . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . < 0.01%

S/N Ratio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102 dBa, Ref 100 Watts @ 4 Ohms

Power / Ground Wire Gauge. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Between 10 and 4 AWG

Fuse Rating . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 X 30 Amps

Crossover . . . . . . . . . . 12dB/Octave Linkwitz-Riley, 80 Hz, 120 Hz, Bypass

Speaker-Level Inputs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2x, 40V (400W) max

Line-Level Inputs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2x, balanced RCA, 8V max

Weight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.3 lbs

Dimensions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.41" W X 2.97" D X 1.75" H

ACM-4.300

Power Output (RMS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4x50 Watts @ 4 Ohms

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4x75 Watts @ 2 Ohms

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2x150 Watts @ 4 Ohms Bridged

Frequency Response . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Hz - 30 kHz

Total Harmonic Distortion + N . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . < 0.01%

S/N Ratio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102 dBa, Ref 50 Watts @ 4 Ohms

Power / Ground Wire Gauge. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Between 10 and 4 AWG

Fuse Rating . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 X 30 Amps

Crossover . . . . . . . . . . 12dB/Octave Linkwitz-Riley, 80 Hz, 120 Hz, Bypass

Speaker-Level Inputs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2x, 40V (400W) max

Seattle, WA, February 19th, 2018 – AudioControl (audiocontrol.com), makers of innovative high-performance audio solutions for the residential, commercial and automotive markets has announced their training schedule for the 2018 Spring KnowledgeFest to be held February 23-25 in Long Beach, CA.  

AudioControl will be showcasing the brand’s newest products focused on OEM integration, including a new array of amplifiers and processors. AudioControl’s Chris Bennett, National Director of Mobile, will be helping KnowledgeFest attendees fully understand the benefits and opportunities associated with these products as they apply to both sales and installation teams.

ACM Amplifiers

When it comes to amplification, all of the new AudioControl products deliver unmatched features and performance. The recently unveiled ACM amplifiers deliver superb sound quality for any system design, yet amazingly are only 1 ½ -inches in height and compact overall footprint measuring 8-inches by 3-inches. ACM Series amps can be mounted with controls oriented up or down, and reversible cover plates allow flexible mounting options when paired with AudioControl DM series DSP processors or when using multiple ACM Series amplifiers in confined spaces. All ACM models have been engineered to deliver critical features such as separate HI and LO level inputs, giving installers the option to use any aftermarket head unit or their customer’s factory installed system without the need for additional adapters. Each ACM amplifier is 2-Ohm stable and features AudioControl’s patented AccuBASS® circuitry, a 12dB/octave Linkwitz-Riley Crossover and AudioControl’s GTO signal sensing circuitry for the utmost in system flexibility and ease of installation. Based on this outstanding feature array and superior performance, the AudioControl ACM lineup delivers audio entertainment euphoria even in the most confined automotive setting.   

DM-RTA

Please join AudioControl to learn all about these latest product offerings as well as exciting advances such as the upcoming DM-RTA. The DM-RTA is an all-in-one calibration tool that can provide everything an installer needs to test an audio signal in any environment. If you are a technician in the mobile audio industry, don’t miss this chance to learn about the DM-RTA, AudioControl’s latest achievement that puts four vital test tools at your fingertips within a single unit!

KNOWLEDGEFEST TRAINING SCHEDULE

Saturday, February 24

Time: 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm

Meeting Room: Seaside 5B

Sunday, February 25

Time: 10:15 am - 11:15 am

Meeting Room: Seaside 5B

Seattle, WA, March 27th, 2017 – AudioControl (audiocontrol.com) has announced its training schedule for the 2017 Spring KnowledgeFest to be held in Indianapolis.

AudioControl is offering Knowledgefest attendees two training sessions focused on the opportunities that exist with OEM integration—to attract new customers and earn repeat business. “We are on a mission to help 12V specialists gain confidence when it comes to sound processing and OE Integration,” said Chris Bennett, National Sales Director, Mobile Audio for AudioControl. “At KnowledgeFest, we will show dealers what makes AccuBASS so unique and why hundreds of top specialists are having success using AudioControl processors and amplifiers in every installation that retains a factory source unit.”

AudioControl dealer training will address helping both sales and installation teams better understand the right way to integrate and tune systems using the new AudioControl smart user interface software. This powerful and intuitive software tool will become the gold standard for the 12v industry, enabling installers to optimize each system to see, hear, correct and learn about signal paths as it travels through AudioControl digital signal processors and amplifiers. Each KnowledgeFest seminar will also include a roadmap of new AudioControl products as well as an interactive Q&A session.

AudioControl training details follow:

  • Course ID: MT-AudioControl Dealer Training
  • Track: Manufacturer Training
  • Title: Sound Processing and OEM Integration
  • Sunday, April 9th 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm AudioControl Dealer Training
  • Monday, April 10th 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm AudioControl Dealer Training
  • Meeting Room: Sunday Room 106 / Monday Room 108

OEM integration manufacturer Audiocontrol will host a webinar called "Audiocontrol's Train in the Rain Series - Selling Audiocontrol Products." The seminar will focus on suggested selling practices for selling AudioControl OE integration and Epicenter Amplifiers.

It will take place on Thursday, June 18th, from 3:15-4:15 pm, PDT. Other topics will include Increasing Sales with Product Knowledge, Today's Obstacles And Preparing For Tomorrow and Accubass Vs. The Epicenter - What's the Difference.

To join the webinar, click on the following link and sign up: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/5058733519213319937?utm_source=AC+Webinar+Invite+-+06-18-15&utm_campaign=Train+in+the+rain+-+Selling+AudioControl&utm_medium=email

12-26-2017 -- At CES 2018, AudioControl will be showcasing a complete lineup of car audio products designed for ultimate performance aftermarket systems of any size or for systems based upon the factory head unit (OEM integration).

Those interested can visit AudioControl at CES North Hall, Booth 5016. 

For booth appointments, press materials, artwork, review samples please contact Micah Sheveloff @ WIRC Media (727) 258-4770 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Seattle, WA, July 31st, 2017 – AudioControl will be showcasing its latest aftermarket audio solutions at the 2017 KnowledgeFest in Dallas, August 11-14. AudioControl will be exhibiting in booth 212, featuring a 2010 Mercedes GLK demo vehicle sponsored in cooperation with partner manufacturers. AudioControl will also be offering training seminars led by National Sales Director, Chris Bennett covering OEM integration, the power of DSP and a close look at new products including their high-powered multi-channel amplifier solutions.

DEMO CAR

The Mercedes GLK demo vehicle features a system designed and installed by Nick Williams and fabricator James Davidson of Mobile Sound Systems of Arlington, TX. The system utilizes some of AudioControl’s newest components including the DM-810 DSP processor, two LC-4.800 amplifiers and the brand new LC-1.800 mono amp driving the subwoofer. These newest AudioControl products represent a valuable opportunity for 12-volt retailers to differentiate themselves from competitors with superior system performance that is likely to earn them repeat and referral business. Other sponsors include Sony (RSX-GS9 head unit), Focal (speakers/subs), NavTV (backup camera), SoundSkins (dampening materials) and Stinger wiring and accessories.

   

TRAINING

AudioControl’s Chris Bennett will be offering comprehensive OEM integration and product application training on the following dates and times:

  • Saturday, August 12 | 6:00 - 7:00 | Arts District 3
  • Sunday, August 13 | 6:00 - 7:00 | Arts District 3

Attendees are encouraged to email Chris (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) to reserve a seat at the seminar that best fits their schedule. REGISTER HERE

NEW PRODUCTS

AudioControl will have a full array of new car audio products on display at KnowledgeFest, including the D-4.800 amplifier with onboard DSP, the brand new LC-1.800 mono amplifier, the LC-6.1200 6-channel amplifier and the DM-810 and DM-608 DSP processors. AudioControl’s made in USA amplifiers and processors provide installers with the most sophisticated OEM interface solutions, enabling dealers to offer the right system tuned and calibrated to ideally suit each consumer.  

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