Harman claims first certified AVB audio endpoint with Crown announcement

Harman Crown Audio is claiming the first AVnu certified professional audio endpoints with its AVB DCi Network Display amplifiers.

Crown DCi Network Display Amplifiers passed the testing procedures at an AVnu-appointed test house. AVnu Alliance funds the development of certification testing and its members are responsible for ensuring AVNu Alliance’s IEEE AVB compliance program meets performance benchmarks.

Crown’s DCi Network Series amplifiers are designed for large-scale installed sound applications. The eight-channel DCi 8|600ND delivers 600W into eight ohms (300, 600 and 300W into 16, four and two ohms) and the four-channel DCi 4|1250ND provides 1250W into eight, four or two ohms (625W into 16 ohms).