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Infrared (Standard Consumer Electronics)
IR Controllable
PC Programmable
Initial Zone Capacity
4 Zones Included
Maximum Power Handling
120 Watts
Maximum Zones
8 Zones
Ease of Installation
Advanced (Installs > 60 minutes)
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Home Audio System Distributes 4 Sources to 4 Home Zones
NuVo Technologies Simplese D 4-Source 4-Zone System
NuVo Technologies Simplese D 4-Source 4-Zone System - Home Audio System NVA4DS-DC
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What's Included Rear Panel Connections Included Remote
A Keypad and Included Color Change Kits Wall Input Jack IR Emitter
NuVo Technologies Simplese D 4-Source 4-Zone System
Item# 8270AD
Price: $1259.00
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  • Integrated whole-house audio system distributes 4 audio sources to 4 zones
  • Built-in IR receiver provides easy wireless remote control from any zone
  • Expandable system has capacity for 8 separate house zones

Essential Info

You don't have to break the bank for a whole-house audio system. By combining simplicity with user-friendly design, the Simplese D 4-Source 4-Zone System provides startlingly clean, pure sound from four distinct audio sources throughout the house at an affordable price. Control the sources from any zone using a keypad that delivers your IR commands back to the individual components. An IR remote control is also included for maximum flexibility and ease of use: Aim it at any connected keypad to control components remotely.

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What's Included

  • Simplese Generation D amplifier
  • 4 keypads with white, almond, ivory and black inserts and wall plates for each
  • Remote control with batteries
  • Allport multi-port connection hub
  • Allport cable
  • Rack ear mounts
  • 4 infrared emitters
  • More Info

    Choose from four sound sources using one of the four included keypads. Each keypad connects to the amplifier via cat. 5 cable, which carries power as well as IR signals for control; audio is carried over standard speaker wire from the keypad to local speakers. You can expand the Simplese to eight zones, ideal for larger living spaces, by adding a second Simplese controller and keypads.

    All four zones can listen to different sources at once, so you can listen to a CD in the kitchen while your family tunes into the big game on AM radio in the living room. You can even group system keypads together to enable open living spaces to share a listening choice while still permitting individual volume control. The special "All Off" feature allows you to shut down your NuVo system with the press of a single button. In addition, the mute function immediately silences system for phone or doorbell rings, and a local source interrupt feature allows you to dedicate a local audio source to a zone.

    The Simplese D has a built-in infrared engine that allows you to control source equipment from other rooms. Each of the four volume-control keypads that come with the system has an IR sensor cleverly concealed behind the translucent rubber volume button that can pick up signals from the included remote control or any individual component remote and route them to the four included IR emitters that attach to the source devices. You can also expand the number of emitters with single or dual IR Emitters (sold separately), which are attached to the end of a 10-foot cord for installation flexibility.

    Mount the Simplese D amplifier in an equipment rack using the included rack mount ears or maintain it wherever you keep your A/V components. The slim, 6.5-pound design allows the amplifier to fit in a single rack space.

    Additional features include white, almond, ivory and black inserts and trim plates for each keypad.



    Manufacturer Product No.:NVA4DS-DC
    Dimensions:1.75" x 17" x 10.625" (44mm x 430mm x 270mm)
    Weight:6.5 lbs. (2.95kg)
    Continuous Average Output Power:30W (15W x 2) - 2 channels driven 30-20kHz @1% THD
    System On:12V @ 50mA
    External Mute:3-12V DC
    Damping Factor:50+
    Power Supply:90-260VAC 50/60Hz
    Rated Distortion (1/2 Power):0.40%
    Rated Impedance:6 Ohms
    Frequency Response:20 to 20,000 Hz (+/- 2dB)
    IR Outputs:4
    IR Drive Current:100mA
    IR Drive Voltage:12V
    Power Consumption:140W (all channels driven to full-rated power); 30W (average operating conditions); 10W (no signal)
    Preamp Variable Output:0-600mV
    Preamp Fixed Output:600mV
    Preamp Impedance:600 Ohms
    Source Input Impedance:10K
    Source Input Sensitivity:300mV RMS for rated power
    Source Input Overload:3V RMS

    Important notes:
    Only defective exchanges for identical item within 30 days of purchase. No other returns allowed on this item. For defective returns after 30 days, please contact the manufacturer.
    Manufacturer contact information: Nuvo Technologies Inc, Tel: (859) 817-7200


    What's Included  Rear Panel Connections  Included Remote  A Keypad and Included Color Change Kits 
    What's Included  Rear Panel Connections  Included Remote  A Keypad and Included Color Change Kits 
    Wall Input Jack  IR Emitter     
    Wall Input Jack  IR Emitter     


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    Ed P -- new york, NY   11/28/2013
    Nuvo Simplease 4 Port system is one of the reasons I bought my house. I have been using it for 3 years and am very pleased. It does everything I expected and more. I added a sonos system to drive the content and it's a perfect match. My whole family can operate it and enjoys it immensely. The system has been very reliable.
    nuvo lover and hater -- California   10/3/2012
    I have used the Nuvo system since 2005 and have loved it when it works. Unfortunately, my 6 station unit has failed twice requiring expense repairs and reprogramming. I think I would avoid Nuvo in the future.
    LUCY -- austin, TX   1/5/2008


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