As the predominant audio format in most of the world’s cinemas, traditional 5.1 and 7.1 audio formats provide an excellent sonic experience for movies of all genres. Our catalog of screen channel, surround, and subwoofer loudspeakers can accommodate rooms of any size, from the smallest private cinema to the largest Premium Large Format showcase.

Q-SYS Cinema 5.1/7.1 Features

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Multiple Processing Options

From our DPM Series processors to our Q-SYS Cores, all of our processing options are tailored to optimize the sound of any 5.1 or 7.1 cinema sound format.

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Installation made easy

All Q-SYS Cinema loudspeakers were designed by professionals with years of experience who know the pain points of installation. Our aim is to make every installation as easy, quick, and safe as possible.

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Q-SYS achieves high standards and integrated solutions for one of America’s leading cinematic experiences.

Example Diagrams

Small (non-Q-SYS)

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Diagram and line drawing of a small cinema with QSC DPM hardware and Speakers

 


System Components

1 – DPM Series Cinema Audio Processor

1 – DCA 1644 Power Amplifier

1 – DCA 1824 Power Amplifier

3 – SC-1120, SC-1150 or SC-2150 Screen Channel Loudspeakers

1 – SB-2180 Subwoofer

8 – SR-800 Surround Loudspeakers
 

Small

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Diagram and line drawing of a small cinema with Q-SYS network hardware and Speakers

 


System Components

1 – Q-SYS Core Nano Network I/O Processor

1 – DCIO-H Digital Cinema Input/Output

1 – Switch

1 – CX-Q 8-Channel Power Amplifier

3 – SC-1120, SC-1150 or SC-2150 Screen Channel Loudspeakers

1 – SB-2180 Subwoofer

8 – SR-800 Surround Loudspeakers
 

Mid-size (non-Q-SYS)

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Diagram and line drawing of a mid-sized cinema with QSC DPM hardware and Speakers

 


System Components

1 – DPM Series Cinema Audio Processor

2 – DCA 1644 Power Amplifier

1 – DCA 1824 Power Amplifier

3 – SC-223X Screen Channel Loudspeakers

1 – SB-7218 Subwoofer

12 – SR-1020 Surround Loudspeakers
 

Mid-size

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Diagram and line drawing of a mid-sized cinema with Q-SYS Network hardware and Speakers

 


System Components

1 – Q-SYS Core Nano Network I/O Processor

1 – DCIO-H Digital Cinema Input/Output

1 – Switch

2 – CX-Q 8-Channel Power Amplifier

3 – SC-223X Screen Channel Loudspeakers

1 – SB-7218 Subwoofer

12 – SR-1020 Surround Loudspeakers
 

Large

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Diagram and line drawing of a large cinema with Q-SYS Network hardware and Speakers

 


System Components

1 – Q-SYS Core Nano Network I/O Processor

1 – DCIO-H Digital Cinema Input/Output

1 – Switch

2 – CX-Q 8-Channel Power Amplifier

3 – SC-423C Screen Channel Loudspeakers

2 – SB-7218 Subwoofer

18 – SR-1020 Surround Loudspeakers
 

PLF

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Diagram and line drawing of a Premium Large Format Cinema with Q-SYS Network hardware and Speakers

 

1 – Q-SYS Core Nano Network I/O Processor

1 – DCIO-H Digital Cinema Input/Output

1 – Switch

3 – CX-Q 4-Channel Power Amplifier

3 – CX-Q 8-Channel Power Amplifier

5 – SC-444 Screen Channel Loudspeakers

4 – SB-15121 or SB-7218 Subwoofer

24 – SR-1030 Surround Loudspeakers
 

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Surround channels draw the audience into the action by creating an immersive multidimensional soundscape. With a range of compact
enclosures that fit every decor, the SR Series cinema surround loudspeakers offers the perfect surround solution for any size theater.
 

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