It took almost one year more than expected but the portable unit is available now:
and the desktop version in December.
Here the first indipendent user comment:
Now available the first preamplifier with streaming capabilities, Dirac Live® digital room correction and digital crossovering (up to 48dB/octave) for subwoofer integration or two ways for active speakers:
Sound on Sound (one of the music/audio recording industry's most reputable and well-respected publications) has published the following article about the innovative Symphonova initiative and Dirac Live:
Thanks for your words of appreciation!
The question about miniDSP needs to be answered by miniDSP itself but for sure it won't be available in a week or two as mentioned... I would'nt hold my breath, the standalone version will be released Q1 2018.
Second generation Dirac Live will be previewed at CES and will include improvements of both the algorithm itself and the user interface.
The current version of Dirac Live individually measures the phase of each stereo speaker while the new version also analyzes speakers in pairs.
A few notations...
- passive treatment and digital room correction cohesist well... actually I read that "corner bass traps and absorptive panels at critical first-reflection points, including on the ceiling" are present in that listening room
- impulse response (that affects transients) is...
An evaluation of ten different speakers of ten different brands, with and without Dirac Live, by a panel of three different trained listeners is in progress here:
To be released (hopefully) in January 2018:
About Dirac Sensaround:
Symphonova is a first-of-its-kind orchestra that blends the talents of twelve leading classical soloists with a breakthrough digital audio system comprised of custom-configured Symphonova Instrumental Loudspeakers, a gestural-based Symphonova Wand and eight 8 channels each Dirac enabled DDRC-88...
Luc Guillame, Wisdom Audio's managing director, answered your question as follows:
"Dirac Live calibration done in an RS20i using Wisdom Audio loudspeaker definitions should give you great result.
What the new controller is bringing to the market is increased flexibility over the...
Wisdom Audio has unveiled at CEDIA 2017 its second generation of system controllers for their advanced planar magnetic speakers,
those system controllers manage their digital active crossovering, EQ profiles and subwoofers.
The SC-2 and SC-3 adopt Dirac Live digital room correction, more...