(click thumbnail)RTW SurroundMonitor 10600RTW has introduced a digital six-channel surround monitor with surround sound analyzer and VGA output for monitoring digital surround signals in professional audio applications.
It provides functions for monitoring level, correlation, volume and balance of digital surround signals, and is suitable for multi-channel radio and TV audio.
Features include digital multistandard peakmeter for up to six channels with integrated loudness display; separate SPL/LEQU display; surround sound analyzer for 3/1 and 5.1 surround formats; sound balance and overall volume displays; and indicators for center presence and phantom sound sources.
The unit has a 10-fold correlator with low-frequency analysis for monitoring the phase correlation of the surround channels, a 31-band audio spectrum analyzer for individual channels or channel groups and a two-channel, real-time audio vectorscope.
Also new is the SurroundMonitor 10660-VID, provided as a 3U, half-rack-width unit for mounting next to a waveform monitor in video racks.