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The Dolby Atmos Cinema Processor CP850 line offers you a choice of advanced digital cinema audio solutions to fit your business model.
The Dolby® CP850 brings Dolby Atmos® playback to your digital cinema.
Whether you're ready to equip your cinema for an immersive Dolby Atmos audio experience now or prefer a flexible processor that you can upgrade in the future to deliver a full Dolby Atmos experience, we have a Dolby CP850 processor that's ideal for your needs.
Dolby Atmos provides a unique approach to cinema audio, giving filmmakers unprecedented power and freedom to realize their creative visions. In your cinema, Dolby Atmos gives audiences moving audio that flows all around them, a natural and enveloping sound experience that fully reflects the original artistic concept.
With more than 1,000 screens* and 275 titles, Dolby Atmos is transforming the world of motion pictures.
The Dolby Atmos Cinema Processor CP850 is the complete audio solution for today's digital cinemas.
*Installed or committed
Dolby Atmos represents the future of cinema audio, but we recognize that equipping a cinema for a fully immersive Dolby Atmos experience may not be practical for every situation today. For that reason, we now offer the Dolby Atmos Cinema Processor CP850 Base as well as the Dolby Atmos Cinema Processor CP850.
The Dolby Atmos Cinema Processor CP850 Base will play back traditional Dolby Surround 7.1 and 5.1 formats, as well as render select Dolby Atmos titles to a Dolby Surround 7.1 configuration. It includes the same advanced equalization and other audio features as the Dolby Atmos Cinema Processor CP850, so you can ensure that your cinema is ready for the future while adding a number of sound improvements now. (The CP850 Base does not require Dolby Commissioning Service. Dolby Atmos marketing support is exclusive to theatres with the full Dolby Atmos Cinema Processor CP850.) As with the full Dolby Atmos Cinema Processor CP850, the CP850 Base includes these features:
Dolby Commissioning Service
Each Dolby Atmos Cinema Processor CP850 includes the Dolby Commissioning Service: a complimentary review of the speaker configuration design and an initial room equalization. Our Content Services consultants will review your design drawings and equipment selection to ensure that your theatre delivers the highest-quality experience possible.
This service is available only for the full Dolby Atmos Cinema Processor CP850 , or when you upgrade the functionality of your Dolby Atmos Cinema Processor CP850 Base.
The Dolby Atmos Interface DAC3201 allows you to use legacy amplifiers in Dolby Atmos installations. The DAC3201 employs an audio-over-Ethernet protocol to receive the digital audio stream from the Dolby CP850. It then converts the digital audio to analog audio for connection to amplifiers. Each DAC3201 supports up to 32 analog outputs.
A Dolby CP850 cinema processor together with a single DAC3201 can support up to 48 speaker feeds. Installations with more than 48 output channels will need two DAC3201 units.
Dolby Atmos represents a dynamic shift in audio, reinventing traditional surround sound methodology.
Dolby has acquired cinema server leader Doremi, increasing the breadth of our offerings and expertise in the highly competitive cinema landscape.
A feature-rich user interface makes configuration easy. Program macros ensure correct playback of a variety of source materials and allow remote monitoring of the Dolby CP850's functional health.
Eight macro buttons
LCD display with navigational buttons
A complete set of inputs and outputs offers comprehensive connection capabilities for any theatre or configuration. For a complete list, see the Features tab. (The full Dolby CP850 model is shown; the Dolby CP850 Base is identical.)
8 × AES (16-channel) input
Two AES-3id inputs
One optical digital audio input
Two HDMI inputs that can be routed to the HDMI output
One HDMI pass-through output
Two microphone inputs for alignment and PA
Command interface for theatre network and web UI traffic
Dolby Atmos data input
Dolby Atmos Connect interface
Standard 9-pin serial port
16-channel electronically balanced analog outputs
HI and VI-N (Hearing Impaired and Visually Impaired Narrative) outputs
Contact closure automation; eight assignable macros, mute, and a three-wire volume control
Power cable connector
Booth monitor output
DCI channels 13 and 14 pass-through for ancillary theatre system syncing
The Dolby Cinema Audio application gives Dolby Atmos Cinema Processor CP850 owners the ability to remotely monitor and control important cinema processor functionality from the convenience of a mobile device. Cinema operators can switch audio macros, change the fader level, mute the cinema processor, and view playback information such as signal strength or bitstream status. Multiple CP850 units can be added to the app's list of configured devices, providing cinema operators with a quick and easy method of connecting to their desired device at any given time.
The Dolby Cinema Audio mobile application currently only supports Dolby Atmos Cinema Processor CP850 devices with software version 184.108.40.206 or later.
Yes. Download Dolby Cinema Audio from the Apple® App Store℠ and from Google Play.
The app is supported on mobile devices running iOS 8.0 or later. The app is designed for iPhone® (5 or later) and iPod® touch (5th gen) but it is also supported on an iPad®.
The app is supported on mobile devices running Android 5.0 or later. The app is designed for standard screen phones but it is also supported on tablets.
To add a Dolby Atmos Cinema Processor CP850 to the app's list of devices, you must provide the app with the CP850 serial number and IP address or host name. In addition, the app can access only cinema processors on the same network, which means that only mobile users who have access to the cinema's internal network can connect to cinema processors.
Yes, a wireless network in the cinema must be available to the mobile devices. The cinema processors must also be connected to this same network via Ethernet. Cinema operators can enforce all the usual layers of security (hidden SSIDs, strong passwords, MAC filtering, and so on) because the mobile devices handle all networking; the app will connect to the cinema processors within its available network.
Yes, critical controls such as changing the fader level or muting the cinema processor are either locked (and unlocked by swiping) or placed within a control panel that requires a deliberate press to access.Note: Not yet available on current Android version.
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