The Essentia delivers the startlingly clear sound of NuVo from up to six different sources, and to six different listening zones in the house. Itís diverse, expandable, and surprisingly affordable. And now, Essentia with superior energy efficiency is the first whold home audio system to consume less than 1 watt of power while in standby mode.
- Six audio source inputs for multi-source capability and up to six zones of music (expandable to 12 zones).
- 40 watts of power per zone for high-quality sound.
- Elegant and simple control pad with Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) display, unique easy-to-clean, tactile buttons that sit flush with polycarbonate surface.
- Philips Class D amplification provides cool running, power efficiency in high output operation.
- State-of-the-art switching power supply to reduce heat output and protect against equipment failure.
- Sleek design weighs only 6.5 lbs and is 1U single rack height.
- Communicates with all NuVo sources.
- Allportô connection hub consolidates all speaker and control pad connections into one connection hub.
- Built-in infrared receiver blocks adverse interference of plasma displays, sunlight, or fluorescent lighting.
- Fixed and variable line-level outputs provide greater flexibility during use with an external amplifier, volume controls, and additional speakers.
- RS-232 bi-directional control interface allows control from most home automation systems.
- Remote Control included for added control of the Essentia from a comfortable chair or office desk.