Orban Introduces iMix 5.1 Headphone Monitor

Provides accurate rendering of 5.1 soundstage in users’ headphones
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Provides accurate rendering of 5.1 soundstage in users’ headphones

PENNSAUKEN, N.J.�Orban is making its new iMix 5.1 Headphone Monitor available to consumers, offering an accurate reproduction of multichannel audio. Designed for accurate rending of discrete 5.1 soundstage in users� headphones, the iMix 5.1 monitor is meant to work with any type of headphone.

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The iMix uses Orban�s DSX Headphone Surround algorithm and the latest version of ITU-R BS.1770 loudness measurement system for an accurate and quick assessment of 5.1 surround audio including program quality, levels and loudness. Test tone locations are rendered with precise image integrity, including BLITS tones and SWOOP tests without artificial ambiance. No proprietary surround encoding is necessary for the monitor to operate.

Orban is now shipping the iMix 5.1 with standard AES I/O and its HD/SDI input option. Other options, including AES-67 input via Dante AoIP and balanced analog audio I/O, are soon expected to be available, as well as built-in webserver for remote control and logging.

The iMix 5.1 system will be displayed at Orban�s booth (N3203) at the 2017 NAB Show.