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70V Distributed

With the launch of the new 70V/100V light commercial line, Russound is offering an innovative new mixer amp with a built-in XStream™ streaming audio source for a powerful 300-watt, 1U single-box solution. As part of the Russound Certified Installer program, it is only available to custom installation professionals, enhancing the value that they can provide to their customers. The new 70V/100V speakers that accompany the line were carefully designed not only for impressive audio quality but also for minimizing the time needed for installation, letting our dealers maximize their profit potential on every job.

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WebConfig

WebConfig is our browser based system design and configuration software for our multi-zone controllers and streaming media players. It has been custom designed for use in both commercial and residential projects. Understanding and taking advantage of all the features and benefits available within WebConfig can add high level system functionality and control for the end user. This easily enables installers to clearly differentiate their bids from their competitors. You can actually connect to and control all of the end users’ other great AV gear.

Commercial Speakers

The AW70V6 speakers are designed to add high quality, custom-tailored sound for 70V/100V distributed audio systems. With an easily adjustable weatherproof tap setting switch on the rear panel, these versatile speakers even include a bypass setting to allow their use as high performance 6-ohm speakers. Their 1” titanium dome tweeters combined in a ported-cabinet design with 6.5” injection-molded polypropylene woofers, provide the audio quality that our customers have come to know and expect from Russound, while rugged enough for even the most extreme outdoor environments.

MCA Series Controllers

One of the core components that can be used to distribute your favorite music around your home is known as a controller. It’s a device that is part multi-channel amplifier, part advanced audio matrix, and part device control system. In other words, it’s the box that all of your favorite audio sources get connected to. It’s smart enough not only to handle playing your music around your home, but also to send the proper commands to turn them all on and off, to play or pause them, to skip forwards or backwards, or to change tracks, stations, etc. Building on Russound's legendary reliability, simplicity, and sound quality, the advanced MCA-Series of multi-zone controllers now offer lightning fast response time, an array of digital inputs, quick configuration, and more great content.

Power Amplifiers

Power amplifiers are the muscle behind every home music system. Russound puts great pride and effort into building stereo and multi-room amplifiers that supply years of problem-free service. Russound engineers embarked on designing our amplifiers to meet the demands of multi-room audio systems: seamless integration, bulletproof reliability and astonishing fidelity. Built to complement an extensive array of audio systems, these versatile products deliver outstanding performance under the most demanding conditions.

XZone4

In this class, we’ll focus on specific Russound audio system design applications for our XZone4 for use in both commercial and residential projects. The system designs will include the various control options available when using XZone4 including wired and wireless options from Russound and will help you discover and understand how XZone4 can simplify your installations and enable you to differentiate your bids from your competitors.

LS Speakers

Russound landscape speaker models, the AW4-LS-BR and AW10-LSUB-BR offer an elegant, scalable platform for providing high quality audio to any outdoor area in even the harshest environmental conditions. Specially designed to withstand both extreme heat and cold, the speakers work great from the humid, hot conditions of summertime in Florida to the bone-chilling cold of a New Hampshire winter. This class will provide you with helpful information required for installing our AW4-LS-BR & AW10-LSUB-BR 70V Landscape Speakers for both a seasoned veteran as well as anyone thinking of adding this important, high profit category to their business model.

 

3rd Party

Thanks to our development partnerships, you can now access the legendary performance of Russound's high performance audio products through industry-leading control systems such as Control4, URC, RTI and more. Through these partnerships, we have co-developed drivers that will allow integration professionals to easily enable control of Russound audio products from 3rd party interfaces such as touchscreens and apps.

A BUS Simplified

A-BUS has long been known as the easiest distributed audio system to install due to its simplified wiring structure. At least that's why the installation professionals love it. But why do they keep recommending it? Because their customers love it, of course! Designed for exceptional ease of use, our systems are flexible and modular. From single source systems that allow you to share music throughout your home to basic multi-source systems that provide multiple music sources in different locations, A-BUS offers solutions for any home.

 

Basic Audo Solutions

Russound provides distributed audio solutions for every application; from analog to IP, residential to commercial, 8 ohms to 70V, indoors or outdoors, Russound is distributed audio. This session will cover the product categories geared toward basic level systems and installations and give examples of uses for each of them. From autoformer-based volume controls to impedance-matching speaker selectors to A-BUS to CA4 and CAA66, learn just how versatile, reliable and profitable Russound products and solutions can be and what that can mean to your business.

 

CEDIA

An overview of Cedia 2017 for dealers who were not able to visit Russound’s booth in San Diego. Highlights the new products introduced at the show.

 

Compoint

ComPoint is a true intercom system that integrates with virtually any multiroom home audio system and provides point-to-point (zone-to-zone), hands free communications as well as global paging from any keypad. Instead of producing tinny sounds from an embedded intercom speaker, ComPoint takes advantage of in-wall or in-ceiling speakers, so you don’t have to sacrifice sound quality for home communications and security. Additional features include selectable doorbell chimes, Do Not Disturb and Listen mode features.

Internet music

Pandora, Spotify, SiriusXM, SiriusXM For Business, vTuner, Tunein AirPlay, Bluetooth, DLNA, and more.

 

VC Spkr Selectors

Russound wrote the book on impedance-matching volume controls and is widely regarded as the industry leader in autoformer technology. All Russound volume controls feature a superior autoformer design with impedance matching to provide excellent frequency response and maximum power transfer. With our volume controls, you get the highest possible performance, reliability and longevity. We’re so confident in our award-winning volume controls that we back them with a Gold Guarantee. Speaker selectors are a simple to use, efficient, and cost-effective means of expanding the audio system in your home or office. Russound has a wide variety of speaker selectors for most applications. As with any Russound product, our speaker selector line is accommodating, versatile and can be used to accommodate many applications from the simple to sophisticated.

XStreamAudioStreamers

A pioneer in bringing streaming audio to the luxury home market, Russound has long recognized what makes this technology both easy to use and enjoyable. That’s why every one of our XStream Series of products has built-in support for Apple AirPlay and supports true Hi-Res audio (24-bit/192kHz). We also support the most popular streaming services in the market today. Our unique XStream Series of products is designed to work in an area as small as a single room to up to as many as sixteen rooms.

 

MCA 88X

A device that is part multi-channel amplifier, part advanced audio matrix, and part device control system, the core component used to distribute your favorite music around your home is known as a Multiroom Audio Controller. In other words, it’s the box that all your favorite audio sources get connected to. The Russound MCA-88X Controller Amplifier Streamer provides up to 8 zones of distributed audio and is scalable up to 48 zones. In addition to its built-in XStream internet music streamer, AV source input options include up to 7 Analog inputs, with up to 3 Digital source options also available.

 

Expand Your Marketplace

The XZone70V features, benefits and system application – a closer look. With the launch of the new 70V/100V light commercial line, Russound is offering an innovative new mixer amp with a built-in XStream™ streaming audio source for a powerful 300-watt, 1U single-box solution. As part of the Russound Certified Installer program, it is only available to custom installation professionals, enhancing the value that they can provide to their customers. The new 70V/100V speakers that accompany the line were carefully designed not only for impressive audio quality but also for minimizing the time needed for installation, letting our dealers maximize their profit potential on every job.

 

MCA 66

The Russound MCA-66 Digital multi-zone controller amplifier provides up to 6 sources | 6 zones of distributed audio and is scaleable to accommodate larger system demands. The MCA-66 provides numerous options to tailor every room in residential or light commercial distributed audio systems. A variety of input options have been engineered into the MCA-66 such as AV source input options including 6 Analog, 3 Digital (up to 3 coax, or 2 coax and 1 optical), 1 paging and 1 Bluetooth extender connection.

 

Alexa and Russound

By pairing an Amazon Alexa device such as an Echo or a Dot with your Russound MCA-Series or XStream Series system, simple and elegant voice control can be easily added and offered to your customers as the latest control option to join our in-wall keypads, touchscreens, and iOS and Android apps. This course covers the setup process, frequently asked questions, and tips and tricks for designing the optimum system for voice control. Lastly, it reviews the two Alexa skills that Russound has developed and that are available now in the Alexa app. The Russound Smart Home skill is based on Amazon’s Smart Home skill and provides the easiest level of voice control of Russound products. The Russound Control skill supplements the Russound Smart Home skill and provides extended control options for Alexa-enabled Russound products.

 

Networking Guide

In this class, Russound Tech Support will walk you through all the ins and outs for the proper layout and deployment of a robust home network for Russound Multiroom Controllers and XStream Series Streamers. We will cover everything from common network equipment and common terminology to communication protocols and bandwidth to configuration and troubleshooting. This class was developed based on your calls to tech support and we understand your challenges in the field so, if it relates to Russound gear on the network, we’ll try to clear it up for you.

 

Indoor and Outdoor Audio Systems

Get a jump start on your Indoor and Outdoor Distributed Audio business. Learn how to use Russound products to design audio systems for any application – indoor, outdoor, residential, commercial… Solutions include our multiroom controllers, streaming sources, amplifiers, speakers, 70V Mixer Amplifier Streamer and more. Discover how Alexa voice control, 3rd Party Integration and other exciting software innovations can make your projects more flexible and profitable. We will also explore innovative ways for adding landscape zones using our new 70V mixer/amp with a built-in XStream™ streaming audio source for a powerful 300-watt, 1U single-box solution and our new line of high quality Landscape speakers. These solutions are only available to RCI custom installation professionals, enhancing the value that they can provide to your business and your bottom line.

 

Power Amplifiers

Power amplifiers are the muscle behind every music system. Russound puts great pride and effort into building stereo multi-room amplifiers and 70V|100V light commercial power amplifiers that supply years of problem-free service. Russound engineers embarked on designing our amplifiers to meet the demands of residential multi-room audio systems and light commercial background music and paging systems: seamless integration into ANY audio system, bulletproof reliability and astonishing fidelity. Built to complement ANY audio system, these versatile amplifiers deliver outstanding performance under the most demanding conditions and provide the perfect solutions for ANY power and sound reinforcement need.

 

Selling with Conviction

Are you just taking the path of least resistance or are you offering the correct solution to your clients?” As professionals, we should be prepared to educate our clients on the technology we sell and guide them through the decision-making process; ensuring that they will enjoy the system we ultimately design and install for them. The goal is to design a system that can be used conveniently and effortlessly, every day, by all members of the family. Ensuring customer satisfaction starts with the very first meeting. Once you have established credibility as a Russound Certified Installer, the prospective client will be more open to listen to your suggestions and take your advice. In this webinar, audio industry veteran Pete Baker will help you to unravel the secrets to success as he discusses how to sell with conviction.

Landscape Audio Systems

This class is designed to provide the Russound Certified Installer with helpful knowledge and information required for installing our Landscape Speakers and for adding this important, high profit category to their business model. We will discuss designing outdoor zones using the MCA Series Controllers with stereo landscape speaker installations as well as innovative ways for adding landscape zones using our new XZone70V mixer|amp with a built-in XStream™ streaming audio source for a powerful 300-watt, 1U single-box solution.

 

MCA-88XPERT II

A device that is part multi-channel amplifier, part advanced audio matrix, and part device control system, the Russound MCA-88X Controller|Amplifier|Streamer provides up to 8 zones of distributed audio and is scalable up to 48 zones. In addition to its built-in XStream internet music streamer, AV source input options include up to 7 Analog inputs, with up to 3 Digital source options also available. In this webinar we will discuss all of the inputs, outputs, features and benefits as well as system control and expansion options, adding amplifiers, subwoofers, creating outdoor landscape zones and much more.

Basic Multiroom Audio Solutions

Russound provides distributed audio solutions for every application; from analog to IP, residential to commercial, 8 ohms to 70volt, indoors or outdoors, Russound is distributed audio. In this session, we will discuss the many Russound product categories geared toward basic level systems and installations and also give examples of best practices for each of them. From our impedance matching ALT-126R Volume Controls to our extensive line of scalable, high performance Speaker Selectors to our most popular, no programming required favorites like A-BUS, CA4 and CAA66, learn just how versatile, reliable and profitable Russound products and solutions can be and what that can mean to your business.

 

MCA-66 Locked and Loaded

Building on Russound's legendary reliability, simplicity, and sound quality, the advanced MCA-Series of multi-zone controllers offer lightning fast response time, digital inputs, quick configuration and all ship out locked and loaded with features. A device that is part multi-channel amplifier, part advanced audio matrix and part device control system, the Russound MCA-66 Controller Amplifier provides 6 zones of distributed audio and is scalable up to 36 zones. It’s smart enough not only to handle playing your music around your home, but also to send the proper commands to turn them all on and off, to play or pause them, to skip forwards or backwards, or to change tracks, stations, etc. AV source input options include up to 6 Analog inputs, with up to 3 Digital source options also available. In this webinar we will discuss all of the inputs, outputs, features and benefits as well as system control, zone expansion options, adding amplifiers, subwoofers, creating outdoor landscape zones and much more. It’s this type of flexibility, coupled with reliability, that makes the Russound MCA-66 easy to recommend for a wide variety of installations. Please join us as we show you how the MCA-66 can accommodate and control a variety of sources and provide endless system expansion options.

 

MBX Series

The MBX-PRE Streaming Audio Player and the MBX-AMP Wi-Fi Streaming Zone Amplifier are designed to offer simple-to-install and simple-to-configure streaming media solutions to add high quality streaming content, anywhere in the home. The advanced TV integration features enable the MBX-AMP to share speakers between your TV and your audio system easily without having to use any additional hardware or control system. The MBX-PRE, through its easy-to-use analog line-level/digital outputs, adds high quality streaming audio to ANY system installation.

 

MCA-88

In this webinar we will discuss network setup, all of the inputs, outputs, features and benefits, system control and expansion options. We’ll also show you how to add the new MBX-PRE as a state-of-the-art streaming source to your MCA-88 installations, past and present. Please join us and learn how the MCA-88 can accommodate and control a wide variety of sources and provide endless system expansion options such as adding power amplifiers, subwoofers, creating awesome outdoor landscape zones and much more. It’s this type of flexibility, coupled with reliability, that makes the Russound MCA-88 easy to recommend for a wide variety of installations.

 

MBX Series

Russound's new in-wall Touchpad with Alexa Built-in will bring all the features of Alexa to a multiroom audio system and the Decora style blends in with today's home. This is a great builder solution and is easy to install in new or retrofit installations. You can use any existing audio system wiring from entry-level volume controls to high-end control systems to upgrade old technology to the latest features. Modern design and adds Bluetooth, streaming options, multiroom audio, and app control to replace existing systems from ABUS, to CA4, CAA66, and even old CAV and volume control systems. The system is powered by a VOICE-PS-2 60W Audio Power Supply which can power up to two of the VOICE-TCH-AMP touchpads..

 

MCA-88

IRussound introduces two exciting new products for 2021. VOICE-TCH-AMP is a new in-wall Touchpad with Alexa Built-in that brings all the features of Alexa to a multiroom audio system and the Decora style blends in with today's home. This is a great builder solution and is easy to install in new or retrofit installations. The MIXAMP-60 is an all-in-one solution with built-in audio sources, pre-amp mixing, audio amplification, expandability to external sources, microphones, etc., in one small, rack-mountable chassis.

 

 

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XTS Overview

XTS Wall-Mounted Touchscreen Overview

 

TVA2.1 Overview

TVA2.1 Overview

 

XZone4 Overview

XZone4 Overview

 

MCA-88X Overview

MCA-88X Overview

 

XZone70V Overview

XZone70V Overview

 

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