ParasoundAVC-1800Parasound AVC-1800 AV Controller / PreampParasound AVC-1800 Audio Video Controller. From the web: Our AVC-1800 Audio Video Controller offers Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic and dts processing, a precision FM/AM tuner, convenient onscre...195.00

Parasound AVC-1800 AV Controller / Preamp

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Asking Price: $195.00

New Retail Price: $1,199.00

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Ships fromLos Angeles, CA, 90077
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Parasound AVC-1800 Audio Video Controller.

From the web: Our AVC-1800 Audio Video Controller offers Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic and dts processing, a precision FM/AM tuner, convenient onscreen display and even dual zone control. With its 12V DC triggering to turn on one of our amps at the same time, you have the convenience and affordability of an all-in-one receiver, plus the superior sound that comes only with high-end separate components.


  • 24-bit Burr Brown PCM 1716 D-A converters

  • 24-bit processing

  • Dolby Digital, DTS, LucasFilm Cinema Re-EQ, and Dolby Pro Logic

  • Automatically Detects Dolby Digital 5.1 or DTS 5.1 flag

  • Four Audio/Video Inputs with Composite and S-Video Connectors

  • Three Separate Audio Inputs plus tuner

  • Two Coaxial and two optical digital inputs

  • Surround modes and digital inputs are assignable to inputs

  • 5.1 channel analog input for forward compatibility

  • On-screen display, switchable for NTSC or PAL regions

  • High quality FM/AM stereo tuner with 29 presets and preset scan

  • Stereo bass and treble controls with bypass

  • Remote zone audio with separate 12 Volt DC triggers

  • External IR inputs, separate for main and remote zones

  • Backlit Universal learning remote control

  • High current encapsulated toroid power transformer

  • FR4 glass epoxy mil-spec circuit boards

  • Gold plated RCA jacks

  • Removable IEC AC cord


  • Frequency Response: 
        Front (Large) 10 Hz-20 kHz 
        Front (Small) 80 Hz-20 kHz 
        Rear (Large) 10 Hz-20 kHz 
        Rear (Small) 80 Hz-20 kHz 
        Center (Large ) 10 Hz-22 kHz 
        Center (Small ) 80 Hz-22 kHz 
        Subwoofer (LPF) 10 Hz-80 Hz 
        Subwoofer (300 Hz) 10 Hz-300 Hz

  • Harmonic Distortion: 
        Front < 0.008 % 
        Center < 0.008 % 
        Rear < 0.008 % 
        Subwoofer < 0.008 %

  • Input Impedance: 
        Analog Inputs 10 k Ω 
        Coaxial Digital Inputs 75 Ω

  • IM Distortion: (1 kHz 1V Output) 
        All Channels < 0.06 %

  • Signal/Noise Ratio: (Flat/A-Weighted) 
        Front 90 dB / 93 dB 
        Center 90 dB / 93 dB 
        Rear 75 dB / 82 dB 
        Subwoofer 85 dB / 93 dB

  • Video Section: (Output 1 V / 75 W Load) 
        Sensitivity: 1 V + /- 0.5 dB 
        Frequency Response: 0.3 MHz -10 MHz + /- 1 dB 
        Overload: 2.5 V P-P

  • Dimensions:
        17 1/8" wide x 4 1/2" high x 13" deep 5 7/8" high with feet

  • Weight:
        15 lb

  • Power Requirements:
        110 V - 120 V 60 Hz AC, 60 W 220 V - 240 V 50 Hz AC, 60 W


  • Tuning Range: 
        FM: 87.5 MHz to 108 MHz 
        AM: 520 kHz to 1610 kHz

  • FM Sensitivity: 
        Mono IHF 11 dBf 
        Stereo: IHF 37 for 50 dB of quieting

  • AM Sensitivity: 
        IHF 10 uV/m

  • Signal to Noise Ratio: 
        >74 dB Stereo 65 dBf IHF Weighted

  • FM Stereo Separation: 
        50 dB @ 1 kHz 
        40 dB @ 10 kHz

  • FM Selectivity: 
        80 dB

  • AM Selectivity: 
        30 dB

  • FM Frequency Response: 
        30 Hz to 15 kHz +/- 1 dB

  • AM Frequency Response: 
        20 Hz to 4.5 kHz +/- 2 dB

  • Total Harmonic Distortion: 
        FM Mono < 0.08 % 
        FM Stereo < 0.2 % 
        AM < 0.5 %

  • Capture Ratio: 
        < 1.5 dB

  • AM Suppression: 
        60 dB


Weinhart Design
 is always interested in purchasing quality Audio, LP collections, specialists buying Audio Estates and interested in most quality trades in's.

We are here to make better sound and earn your trust & business.

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Making better Sound One 
    system at at a time, 

     David Weinhart

Weinhart Design, Inc. 
   President & CEO 

The Audio and Video Expert 

2337 Roscomare Road, Studio #1 
Los Angeles, California 90077

 Showroom) 310-472-8880 
     Cell) 310-927-2260 

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