emotiva rmc-1 home theatre processor

Emotiva's XMC-1 is a fully balanced 7.3.6 Atmos/DTS-X pre-amplifier/processor which is ideal for high end home theatre installations. Its level of sound quality also ensures the best possible sound quality with music as well as movies, thanks to the ultra-high resolution Verita 32bit 768kHz DACs. Full stereo and multi-channel DSD decoding is provided too. Analogue sources can be set to bypass any digital circuitry.

On the front fascia, a headphone socket allows private listening. An analogue 3.5mm jack and digital USB inputs cater for listening to music via personal music players and USB sticks. A centrally placed volume control keeps the fascia hassle free. The display shows the source and surround more, and full spec of the audio and video of that source.

dirac live room equalisation

DIRAC Live is one of the world's most advanced room equalisation systems, being used in some of the best home theatre components, as well as in the automotive trade to vastly improve the experience of in-car listening.

​As if your own home cinema system wasn't already better than your local Odeon cinema, DIRAC allows you to make the most from any home theatre speaker system you choose, in any room you choose to use it, regardless of its acoustics.


DIRAC Live is set up with the supplied calibrated microphone, and uses your PC to the number crunching, giving you a full visual display of the results and adjustments.

click here to read more about DIRAC Live

The back panel of the XMC-1 will have you covered for anything. Analogue and digital. Balanced and unbalanced. Inputs and outputs. All HDMI inputs and outputs are fully HDCP2.2/3D/4K/HDR/DV compliant, and all HDMI sources are passed through untouched with zero processing.

Atmos and DTS-X processing coming soon.

  • 8x HDMI inputs/4K

  • 2x HDMI outputs/4K

  • 3x pairs of analogue inputs, one pair with balanced option

  • 13x balanced XLR analogue outputs

  • 2x balanced XLR subwoofer outputs

  • 1x balanced XLR subwoofer output 

  • 4x optical digital inputs

  • 1x optical digital output

  • 4x coaxial digital inputs

  • 1x coaxial digital output

  • 1x AES/EBU digital input

  • USB digital inputs (Type A and Type B)

  • Zone 2 analogue RCA outputs

  • 4x 12v trigger outputs

  • 1x IR input

  • 1x IR output

rear panel of the Emotiva RMC-1 home theatre processor, the little audio comany,

emotiva rmc-1 home theatre processor

A big positive for forthcoming owners of Emotiva products is that rather than releasing new models on a yearly basis with new features making the old ones redundant, Emotiva offer retrofittable upgrades to keep you up to date - the RMC-1 has only just started its journey...


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