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Audio Authority 1154B Component Video and Audio Switcher

Signal-Sensing HDTV AutoSelector for Home Theater with IR Remote

Audio Authority 1154B Signal-Sensing HDTV AutoSelector for Home Theater

Audio Authority 1154B Signal-Sensing HDTV AutoSelector for Home Theater with IR Remote

You can think of the Audio Authority 1154B as the evolution of the legendary 1154A, bringing enhanced performance and new features in an elegant satin finished all-metal case design.

The front panel features touch-sensitive controls, including discrete buttons for each input. The 1154B retains Audio Authority's excellent AutoSelectâ„¢ feature, for the ultimate in source switching convenience, but also adds discrete IR remote control for even greater flexibility and control. Discrete input commands make it easy to control the 1154B with universal remote control macros.

The sleek metal casing encloses all-new electronics, featuring even higher video bandwidth, so it can easily handle all HDTV resolutions from 480i to 1080p without signal degradation. All inputs are AC coupled to prevent DC offset problems that can occur with certain cable and satellite boxes.

Put Audio Authority's thirty-plus years of AV design and manufacturing experience to work in your home theater with the high-performance, high-class 1154B!

With it's streamlined jack arrangement for the rear panel, the 1154B switches component video, analog stereo audio, and your choice of coaxial or optical TOSLink digital audio for up to four sources. The 1154B also seamlessly converts between coaxial and optical digital audio, providing simultaneous outputs for both formats, solving any number of digital audio compatibility problems.

Like most Audio Authority products, the 1154B comes with a one year limited warranty from the manufacturer.

Audio Authority's Description

4:1 HDTV AutoSelect Switcher with IR Remote

Model 1154B

  • 4-in, 1-out switcher
  • Component video, digital coaxial, digital optical, analog audio
  • Discrete control via IR remote or front panel buttons
  • Built-in cross-conversion of digital audio
  • All-metal construction
  • Made in the USA

Overview

The 1154B is a completely redesigned 4-input, 1-output AutoSelecting switcher with infrared remote control. It switches high definition component video up to 1080p, and audio signals including stereo (analog), digital coaxial, and digital optical audio. The 1154B is a useful companion to any component video-based entertainment system, enabling higher performance video switching than most A/V receivers, and a step up in quality over passive switchers with limited bandwidth.

Features

Key Features

  • Discrete selectable inputs
  • Connectors grouped by input number for easy hookup
  • Supports component video (YPbPr) up to 1080p
  • Digital audio (coaxial and optical)
  • Automatic digital audio cross-conversion
  • Stereo analog audio
  • AutoSelect technology with manual selection override
  • AutoSelect senses changes in digital and analog audio signals
  • Made in the USA

Inputs/Outputs

  • Component video (YPbPr) - 4/1
  • Digital audio (coaxial and optical) - 4/1
  • Analog stereo audio (L/R) - 4/1

Specifications

Video Parameters

  • Video Formats: 480i/p, 576i/p, 720p, 1080i/p
  • Input/Output Impedance: 75 ohms
  • Input Ground Isolation: No
  • Gain: 1
  • Gain Accuracy: 2%
  • 3dB Bandwidth: 120MHz
  • Input Coupling: AC
  • S/N Ratio: 60dB
  • Max Gain: 1.00

Audio Parameters

  • Input Impedance: 75 ohms/100K ohms
  • Min Load Impedance: 75 ohms/50K ohms
  • Multi-channel Digital: Yes
  • Frequency Response: 10-50KHz
  • S/N Ratio: 75dB
  • THD+Noise: 0.02%
  • Crosstalk: -60dB

Miscellaneous

  • AutoSelect senses analog and digital audio signals only
  • Connector Types: RCA (YPbPr, analog audio, digital coaxial audio), Toslink (digital optical)
  • Dimensions (HxWxD, inches):2.5 x 11 x 6.5
  • Shipping Weight: 4.6 lbs.
  • Agency Approvals: FCC, CE, C-tick
  • DC Input Connector: 5.5 x 2.1mm
  • DC Input Voltage/Polarity: 12V/Center Positive
  • Max DC Input Current: 100mA
  • Heat Output: N/A

In the Box

  • Power Supply Model 571-013
  • IIR Remote Control
  • User Manual

Downloads

Documents

  • Focus Sheet: 1154B (PDF)
  • User Manual: 1154B (PDF)

Documents

  • IR Codes: 1154B (CCF file, works with most universal remotes) [links to AAC website]
  • Raw Hex Codes Download (XLS file) [links to AAC website]
  • Find in Harmony's Database under "Amplifier" > "AV Switch" category.
  • Find in URC's Database under "Aux" > "Audio Authority" category.
Audio Authority 1154B Signal-Sensing HDTV AutoSelector - back view

Here is the back panel.  If you zoom in, you can see the four inputs on the left and the output on the far right.  Each input provides for Y/Pb/Pr component video, as well as digital audio.

Audio Authority1154B IR remote control

Here is the included "credit card" style discrete IR remote control.

Audio Authority 1154B focus sheet

This product focus sheet provides additional information. Click to download in PDF format.

Audio Authority 1154B manual

Here is the manual for the 1154B.  Click to download in PDF format.

Purchase Information
Product Description SKU MSRP Your Price Quantity
Home Theater A/V Switcher with discrete remote 1154B $313.00 $281.70
Home Theater A/V Switcher with discrete remote
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1154B $313.00 $197.10
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