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March 30, 2011 – For Immediate Release

LAS VEGAS, Nevada — HARMAN's Crown Audio is showcasing its DSi 6000 Series Amplifier at CinemaCon 2011. The DSi 6000 is the latest addition to Crown’s line of cinema amplifiers and is designed to work in conjunction with JBL ScreenArray® loudspeakers.

The DSi 6000 features automatic presets for JBL cinema speaker systems for quick and easy setup. An intuitive LCD front panel guides installers through the process of choosing loudspeaker signal processing presets and other system parameters. All DSi series amplifiers can be configured through the Harman HiQnet™ System Architect™ communications protocol.  

"Our DSi Series amplifiers are designed to be the perfect compliment to JBL ScreenArray loudspeaker systems. We designed the DSi Series to be the perfect combination of power, performance and technology for cinema applications. The wide market adoption for these amplifiers is a testament to the sonic quality and value of these amplifiers," stated Andy Flint, marketing manager for Crown Audio.

The DSi 6000 amplifiers include Crown's extremely light and efficient switch-mode power supply, and weighs 24 pounds. The DSi 6000 has a 3-year, no-fault warranty.  The power rating for the new DSi 6000 is 2100 watts per channel at 4 ohms.

The DSi Series of power amplifiers provides onboard DSP including crossovers, EQ filters, delay and output limiting. All DSi amplifiers are THX® certified.


Harman HiQnet™ is the world's first connectivity and control protocol that integrates all product categories in the signal chain for professional audio systems of all types, size, and applications. Harman HiQnet no longer requires the user to manage multiple disparate operating systems or be responsible for programming individual signal processors, speaker controllers, wireless microphone systems, and mixing consoles. HiQnet was developed by engineers from across Harman’s Professional Division and is coordinated by the System Development and Integration Group (SDIG), a team of dedicated systems specialists based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

HARMAN (www.harman.com) designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of audio and infotainment solutions for the automotive, consumer and professional markets – supported by 15 leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon® and Mark Levinson®. The Company is admired by audiophiles across multiple generations and supports leading professional entertainers and the venues where they perform. More than 20 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems. HARMAN has a workforce of about 11,800 people across the Americas, Europe and Asia, and reported sales of $3.5 billion for the twelve months ended December 31, 2010. The Company’s shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NYSE:HAR 

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Philip Weiss 
Definition Branding and Marketing 
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