OBERON 1 C speakers incorporate wireless interface, digital signal processing (DSP) and Class D power amplification electronics in a module located on their rear panels. The two-channel amplification in each OBERON model provides 50 Watts each for the bass/mid and high frequency drivers. Crossover functions within the OBERON C electronics are implemented through DSP running at 24 bit/96 kHz resolution.
There is a small seperate conection box called a sound hub which enables you to easaly connect your wired equipment such as TVs or Turntables whist also incorporating the bluetooth receiver. There are two sound hub options to choose from.
The SOUND HUB COMPACT plays the central role in an active wireless Hi-Fi system along with a stereo pair of OBERON 1 C speakers the sound hub compact receives wired or wierless Bluetooth audio sources and transmits them wirelessly to the speakers. It’s compact dimensions mean is slim enough that it can even be located out-of-sight behind a wall-mounted TV.
With five discrete audio inputs available, the SOUND HUB COMPACT can connect to almost any audio device. For example, there are no less than four ways to connect a TV and transmit its audio to OBERON C speakers, but there are also ample possibilities to connect music streaming or conventional audio devices.
WiFi & Bluetooth Option
OBERON C series speakers are additionally compatible with the DALI SOUND HUB wireless audio preamplifier originally introduced with CALLISTO C series. In addition to providing Bluetooth and a variety of wired audio inputs, the SOUND HUB can be equipped with a Bluesound NPM-1 BluOS module which can provide MQA certified high resolution music streaming and multiroom functionality, as well as supporting Spotify Connect. This can be purchesed as an optional extra or as a upgrade later.