7.1 Processor

Stargate7.1 Processor

The highly anticipated successor to the Attraction 7.1 that offered up-to-date software processing and many additional features

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Launched in 2002, Discontinued in 2008

The MOON Stargate provided "state-of-the-art" multi-channel processing with a strong emphasis on flexibility. Included were such features as independent 2nd zone I/O, a rack-mount ready chassis, a 7.1 analog "Pass-Through" input, integrated video switching, an AM/FM tuner with memory presets, flash memory circuitry for future upgrades and a whole lot more. Regardless of your choice of software, be it music or film, stereo or multi-channel, the Stargate Preamplifier / Processor / DAC / Tuner easily redefined your concept and understanding of home entertainment.

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Technical aspects


Full-function programmable remote control
Crystal CS43122 24-bit/192kHz digital-to-analog converters (4)
Crystal CS5396 24-bit/96kHz analog-to-digital converter for analog inputs
9 analog inputs including a 7.1 channel "Analog Pass-Through" with defeatable analog filter
and bass management
Video switching via 7 inputs (composite, S-Video and component)
Full function bi-directional RS-232 port control and status for custom integration and automation
"Rack mount ready" faceplate with removable aluminum cheeks to cover holes when not in use
Easy upgrade path based on "Open Architecture" flash-memory circuit design
Crystal CS3310 digital volume controls (4) with switched resistive array technology
Fully independent "2nd Zone" input & outputs for multi-room applications
Three trigger outputs for remote operations
"On-Screen Display" for options and calibration settings
S-video to composite video signal converter
HDTV switching via component video inputs
AM/FM Stereo Tuner with presets
Extremely rigid chassis construction to minimize the effects of external vibrations
Improved reliability through the elimination of moving parts
Designed to be powered up at all times for optimal performance
Low operating temperature for a longer than normal life expectancy.

Magazine reviews


MAGAZINE  REVIEWER DATE / ISSUE
 HDTV etc.   (USA)  Manoj Motwani, M.D.  Oct/Nov 2004, Vol.2 #4
 HiFi Review   (Hong Kong)  James Chung  November 2005   #233
 Home Theater Magazine   (USA)  Chris Lewis  November 2003
 HomeTheaterSound.com   (www)  Roger Kanno  November 2003   (www)