Altitude 16


AV Processor 20 Channels


The groundbreaking Altitude32 processor set the bar high — and we didn’t lower it for the Altitude16. Delivering the same processing capabilities and sound quality as the Altitude32 processor, the Altitude16 makes Trinnov’s best-in-class performance accessible to a wider audience who’s immersive audio system requirements will not exceed 20 channels.

Equipped with Dolby Atmos, Auro-3D, and DTS:X Pro immersive audio decoders, the Altitude16 renders up to 20 discrete channels of information, natively processes high-resolution 24 bit / 96K audio, enables up to four-way active crossovers and presents no limitations in terms of Atmos and DTS:X channel assignments or subwoofer outputs.


Dolby Atmos

The Altitude16 joins the Altitude32 as the only AV Processors on the market capable of decoding and rendering Dolby Atmos Home content with any 20-channel speaker layout.

When it comes to channel count, the devil is in the details when it matters which channels are supported. Within its 20-channel capability, the Altitude16 supports any speaker layout, including multiple side surround speakers and high numbers of subwoofers.


In 2019, Trinnov worked closely with DTS to introduce DTS:X Pro to the consumer market.

Altitude owners enjoyed this major upgrade a year before our competitors could offer it. It benefits not only native DTS:X playback, but also the Neural:X upmixer, which greatly improves immersive playback of traditional soundtracks, maximizing speaker usage and listening envelopment.


The founders of Trinnov and Auro Technologies know each other well, having been at the forefront of immersive sound research and development dating back to the early 2000s.

Auro-3D, up to 13.1 channel configuration has been available on the Altitude32 since 2015. The Auro-Matic upmixer, highly popular among Altitude owners for music playback is also supported for all inputs.



First-time users will find the Altitude Wizard an invaluable tool for setup and calibration.

This onboard software guides the integrator through the entire process, step-by-step.

From configuring the speaker layout, setting up the input and outputs, to the microphone setup and calibration, the Wizard greatly simplifies the process of getting the Altitude up and running.


AV-Processor (info)

20 Channels (Assignable), Dolby Atmos, DTS-X Pro

Technical Specifications:

Channels: 20 (Assignable)
Independent Subwoofer Channels: Assignable
Amplified Channels:  None – Processor Only
Non Amplified Pre-Out Channels: 20
HDMI Inputs: 8
Balanced Inputs: 1 x Stereo XLR
Unbalanced Inputs: 1 x Stereo RCA
S/PDIF Inputs: 4 (2 Optical, 2 Coaxial)
Input Impedance: 20k Ohms / 10k Ohms
HDMI Outputs: 2
S/PDIF Outputs: 2 (1 Optical, 1 Coaxial)
Data Precision:  64 bits, floating point
Maximum Sampling Rate: Native, up to 96kHz
ADC Resolution / Sampling Rate: 24 bits/96 kHz
DAC Resolution / Sampling Rate: 24 bits/192 kHz
A/D Signal-To-Noise Ratio: 119 dB (A-Weighted)
D/A Signal-To-Noise Ratio: 118 dB (A-Weighted)
Reference Level: +18dBu @ 0dBFS (Balanced)
Clock / Jitter: attenuation > 50 dB above 100Hz
Room Correction: Trinnov Optimizer
Codecs: Dolby Atmos, DTS:X Pro, DTS:X
eARC: Yes (Output 1)
DAC: 24-Bit/192 kHz DAC
HDMI Board: 2.0 Upgradable to 2.1
Trigger:  Auto/On and Trigger options through app, 3-12V AC/DC trigger
Cooling system: Custom heat sinks + additional silent fans
Frequency Response :  20Hz – 30KHz +/-0.2dB
Safety Components: AntiPop relays on each output
Power Consumption: 76W Max
Rackmount Option:  Yes (Ears Included)
Dimensions (HxWxD):  438 x 139 x 430 (3U)
Net weight: 11.3kg



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