Steinway Lyngdorf introduces 8K-ready HDMI 2.1 technology updates for its multichannel processor Lyngdorf MP-40 and digital multichannel processor Steinway & Sons P100.
The upgrade will be available beginning of March 2023 for new ordered multichannel processors, as well as for upgrading customer’s existing MP-40 at the company’s headquarter in Skive, Denmark.
As early as January 2021, Steinway Lyngdorf was one of the first to market with offering HDMI 2.1 in its flagship multichannel processors MP-60 and P300, followed by offering an HDMI 2.1 upgrade program for customers owning an MP-60 or even first-generation MP-50. Also the company’s digital stereo amplifier TDAI-3400 is now available with an optional HDMI 2.1 module, both for new and existing owners.
“We always want to provide our customers and business partners with the very latest technologies for the best video/audio experience. Making HDMI 2.1 available in all our multichannel processors and stereo amplifiers, as well as offering upgrades for existing products, emphasizes our focus on technology and customers.” Thomas Birkelund, CEO and CTO of Steinway Lyngdorf
Key features of HDMI 2.1 include:
- 8K 50/60Hz and 4K 100/120Hz
- Enhanced Audio Return Channel (eARC)
- Support for Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM) and Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) modes
- Support for static and dynamic HDR allowing for extended dynamic range and wide color gamut support
- HDCP 2.3 premium content protection
Products now available with HDMI 2.1:
Lyngdorf MP-40 2.1 multichannel processor with RoomPerfect™ and 12 channel decoding
Lyngdorf MP-60 2.1 multichannel processor with RoomPerfect™ and 16 channel decoding
Lyngdorf TDAI-3400 digital stereo amplifier with RoomPerfect™ with optional HDMI 2.1 module
Steinway & Sons P100 2.1 multichannel processor with RoomPerfect™ and 10 channel decoding
Steinway & Sons P300 2.1 multichannel processor with RoomPerfect™ and 16 channel decoding