Bryston SP3 Surround Preamp / Processor


  • $11,495.00
    Unit price per 

The Bryston SP3 Surround Preamp / Processor sets a new high watermark for audio performance in a category dominated by inexpensive receivers that are obsolete after a few short years and never really performed that well to begin with.

Theater enthusiasts who put sound quality first will love the SP3's pedigree. The same proprietary discrete operational amplifiers we've designed for our premium 2 channel products are used here. Digital to analog conversion is rendered with bit-perfect accuracy, and a host of configuration options and control possibilities are compatible. There may be surround processors that have more or newer features, but you will be very hard-pressed to find one that is more enjoyable to use and listen to. Upgrade your theater with the Bryston SP3.

  • Dimensions: 17”W x 15.38”D (including knobs & connectors) x 6.25”H (incl. feet)
  • Weight: 22 lbs (10 kg)
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz-20kHz +/- .05dB
  • THD+N: <0.006% in dsp modes; < 0.0025% bypass mode 20hz to 20khz at maximum output level.
  • Noise -100dB (Ref. 500mV RCA 20-20kHz) -103dB (Ref. 1 volt XLR 20-20kHz)
  • Audio Formats: Up to Dolby Digital True HD, DTS Master, PCM 192/24, DSD 2x
  • Channels:  7.1, 6.1 and 5.1 surround sound
  • Dolby True HD, Digital Plus, Digital EX, Pro Logic IIx
  • DTS-HD master audio, Dolby volume
  • Class A discrete audio circuits
  • 4K HDMI 2.0 / HDCP 2.2 compliant (with new HDMI board)
  • Separate digital and analog power supplies
  • Second zone output via single-ended pair which allows for separate audio from another source
  • RS-232 serial data port for remote control via Crestron, Control4 or similar control systems
  • Remote control included
  • USB Input supports up to 192kHz / 24 bit and DSD 2x
  • Available in 17" black or silver dress panels. Rackmount ears optional.

Inputs / Outputs

  • Analog Inputs: 2x XLR Balanced Pairs, 4x RCA Single Ended Pairs, RCA Single-Ended (7.1 Surround), 4x RCA Single Ended Pairs (Tape Loop, Digital Video Recorder)
  • Digital Inputs: 8x HDMI, 2x AES/EBU (XLR), 3x Optical (TOSLINK), 4x SPDIF (RCA), USB 2.0
  • Analog Outputs: XLR Balanced (7.1 Surround), RCA Single-Ended (7.1 Surround, Zone 2), ¼” Headphone Jack
  • Digital Outputs: 2x HDMI, Optical (TOSLINK)
  • Control Inputs: RS-232 (DB9), Ethernet (RJ-45), AUX IR

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