The Next-Generation GDC Immersive Sound Solution
Description

GDC SX-4000 Standalone Integrated Media Block™ ("SX-4000 Standalone IMB®") is designed to future-proof today’s digital cinema. When combined with the 16-channel XSP-1000 Cinema Processor (GDC Immersive Sound Solution), it offers a premier immersive sound – DTS:X® to cinemas worldwide. It also enables a high-quality audio experience at a price point that allows exhibitors worldwide to affordably install immersive sound in auditoriums of any size and delivers realistic, rich sound to a much broader audience.

Key Benefits of SX-4000 Standalone Integrated Media Block™

Supports Multiple Immersive Sound Formats
The SX-4000 IMB supports multiple immersive object-based sound formats including the latest DTS:X format, and is also compatible with traditional 5.1/7.1 surround sound formats.

Built-in DTS:X Decoder#
The SX-4000 IMB is integrated with built-in full 16-channel immersive sound decoder for DTS:X (optional).

18-Channels*
The SX-4000 IMB supports a total of 18 audio outputs: full 16-channel immersive sound capability with two auxiliary channels for other outputs such as hearing-impaired (HI) and visually impaired-narrative (VI-N) audio.

Upmix Feature
The SX-4000 IMB unbinds the sound from 5.1/7.1 with upmix capability for pre-show and alternative content.

Achieves DCI Compliance
The SX-4000 IMB is DCI-compliant, which meets the most stringent industry performance standards established by Hollywood studios.

Supports SMPTE Standard
The SX-4000 IMB supports SMPTE’s new “Digital Sync Signal and Aux Data Transfer Protocol” standard (ST430-14:2015) (optional). 

Faster Processing
The next-generation design and hardware features, such as I/O interface with USB3.0, enable faster processing speed, content ingestion and “live play” from storage devices in emergency situations.

Higher Bitrate
The SX-4000 IMB is able to decode higher bitrate images and audio files; live or store-and-forward.

Live Streaming Support
The SX-4000 IMB is able to handle high-quality live streaming contents such as MPEG4, MPEG2 in 2D or 3D.

#Use of this product feature requires an additional license from GDC
*Feature may not be available upon initial release

Key Benefits of XSP-1000 Cinema Processor

    Supports Multiple Immersive Sound Formats
    The XSP-1000 supports multiple immersive object-based sound formats including the latest DTS:X format, and is also compatible with traditional 5.1/7.1 surround sound formats.

    High Reliability
    The XSP-1000 delivers a significant improvement in overall system stability by being integrated with bypass audio circuitry, which allows it to remain operational in the unlikely event of a system failure.

    Low Noise Digital Processing
    The XSP-1000 features low noise digital processing, with up to 96kHz sample rate, which ensures superb audio fidelity and presentation.

    User-friendly GUI Control
    The XSP-1000 GUI control runs on Windows operating systems, which allows for complete system configuration, monitoring and firmware upgrades over USB and Ethernet.

    Automatic Equalization
    The XSP-1000 includes an automatic equalization feature (auto-EQ). It uses user-defined microphone calibration files and standard or user-defined equalization curves to automatically adjust the graphic equalizer on each channel.

    Real-time Status Display
    The XSP-1000 shows the current fader level, the format name (which is user configurable), and the measured audio level on each channel of the main audio output on the front panel display.