Indianapolis, Indiana – April 18, 2023 – Premium Audio Company (PAC), an innovative, premium audio solutions provider, has released a firmware update for many of its Integra, Onkyo, and Pioneer audio video receivers (AVRs) that will improve the functionality, connectivity, and the overall user experience. Firmware updates allow users to optimize Klipsch architectural speakers, enhance custom integration functionality and ease of use, and improve display performance.
Klipsch Optimized Mode
Klipsch speakers are known to reproduce the power, detail, and emotion of the live experience. In addition to the new Klipsch Reference Premiere and Reference speakers, Integra and Onkyo AVRs now include the precise crossover values for Klipsch Custom, Design, Pro and THX architectural speakers, as well as the new Klipsch Reference Premiere subwoofers, eliminating any guesswork or sometimes arbitrary settings assigned by many automatic room calibration solutions. It's easy to set up in the AVR menu and the result is peak performance out of already amazing-sounding speakers.
AVRs with Klipsch Optimized Mode for Klipsch architectural products include:
- Onkyo TX-RZ70, TX-RZ50, TX-NR7100, TX-NR6100, TX-NR5100 and TX-NR6050
- Integra DRX-8.4, DRX-5.4, DRX-3.4, DRX-2.4
Custom Integration (CI) Feature Improvements
Our engineers have significantly expanded Integra AVR’s CI functionality. Installing and customizing premium home entertainment experiences has never been simpler with the following improvements:
- Access Web Setup by IP address from any browser-based device
- Additions to web setup latest Firmware include:
- HDCP timing adjust increases compatibility across connected devices
- Sink test now includes bandwidth to determine maximum resolution of signal over cable runs
- Firmware Update command now available within Web Setup
- Input Skip functionality added to minimize user error
- Control protocol addition for Dirac Slot 1-3 toggle selection so users can compare Dirac curves more easily (Dirac equipped models only)
AVRs with CI improvements include:
- Integra DRX 8.4, DRX-5.4, DRX-3.4, DRX-2.4
Additional Advanced On-Screen and App Display Features
With the firmware update, Integra, Onkyo, and Pioneer now have additional on-screen and app displays to enhance user experience and improve gaming experiences. With added Gaming Awareness specs on the On-Screen Display, users will now see feedback from the AVR to ensure the gaming system is proving the exact settings you’ve selected including:
- Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM)
- Variable Refresh Rate (VRR)
HDMI® Source-Based Tone Mapping (SBTM) information has also been added to info (video) display, in addition to other minor improvements to enhance overall system stability.
AVRs with advanced user features, Bluetooth Connectivity improvements include:
- Onkyo TX-RZ70, TX-RZ50, TX-NR7100, TX-NR6100, TX-NR5100, TX-NR6050
- Integra DRX 8.4, DRX-5.4, DRX-3.4, DRX-2.4
- Pioneer Elite VSX-LX805, VSX-LX505, VSX-LX305, VSX-LX105
- Pioneer VSX-935
For more information on the brands and their products, please visit Onkyousa.com, Integrahometheater.com, and Pioneerhomeusa.com.
About Premium Audio Company
Established in 2020, Premium Audio Company is the most innovative, complete and premium audio solutions provider in consumer technology. We connect people to their passion for entertainment. Premium Audio Company includes some of the most legendary and revered brands — Klipsch, Jamo, Onkyo, Integra, Pioneer, Elite, Magnat, and Heco. Premium Audio Company, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of VOXX International Corporation (NASDAQ: VOXX).
ONKYO is an organization consisting of people unsurpassed in the love of sound. We love our work, and that makes us perfectionists. We won’t settle for second best. We strive to complete what we have started. That’s the ONKYO spirit. For the past half century ONKYO components have been recognized as uncommonly musical among those who are truly fanatical about their music. Our aim for the next century is further refinement of our advanced music reproduction technology to create a new ONKYO that will become a more familiar name to people throughout the world.
Integra has been synonymous with high fidelity since 1969, when the name identified industry-leading flagship amplifiers. Thirty years later in 1999, Integra launched as a standalone brand dedicated to emerging home installation markets with a range of solutions that dealers and installers could stake their reputations on. Because of our close relationship with these professionals, the Integra lineup continues to evolve organically with the needs of a rapidly changing marketplace while exceeding the high expectations of our customers.
About Pioneer Elite
Pioneer is obsessed with accuracy that spans generations. Three key philosophies were derived from this obsession: direct energy design, ideal acoustic environment, and master sound tuning. The Elite line started in 1986 in North America to elevate pioneer “reference series” line dealers and provide them with better programs and incentives.
Jill Escol, VP Global Brand Communications