The receiver, which sells for £5995, has five HDMI inputs and dual assignable HDMI outs, decodes all the latest HD audio formats, and is claimed to have '120 individual input and outputs for video and audio'.
The receiver can also stream audio over Ethernet, Wi-Fi or via the USB port provided.
It delivers 7x120W, using AudioControl's Class H amplifier technology to drive even highly demanding speaker systems while running cool and minimising power consumption.
Other features include Dolby Volume, upconversion of analogue video signals, audio and video output for two extra zones, and RS-232/infrared inputs for control in custom installations.
The AVR-1 is distributed in the UK by Pulse Marketing.