To date the only pre/pro I am aware of released that handles all the new audio codecs is the Integra DTC9.8, many were shown @ CES, but not ready for market yet.
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The Integra DTC9.8 is also the EXACT same thing as the Onkyo Pro PR-SC885P, and a tad cheaper. My understanding is that NAD has their own variant as well, based on the same model.
Now, there are others
Older Halcro 80/100's can be sent back to the factory and upgraded, or you can buy a new Halcro 180/200, which will also handle these codecs.
Further, the new Cary pre-amp/processor series can also do it.
Here is a link that will give you all the info you need.
To All- Kal is to be congratulated for all the hard work he puts into championing our cause; multi-channel music. His January Music in the Round was the best yet. The light at the end of the tunnel is at hand and is NOT a locomotive charging full speed at us. All we need now is for Theta, Bel Canto, Bryston, et al to catch up with the Asian giants.
Looking forward to the next Music in the Round and the new speaker setup. I think Kal may have left us a hint a few issues back when he stated, the music sounded better when all the B&Ws were set to small. Im thinking (guessing) five high quality two or three-way stand mounted monitors in conjunction with two JL Audio subwoofers. Wowsa!!
Keep up the good work Kal. Im doing my best to keep the multi-channel SACD producers going strong.
I hear B&K also has something coming out any time now with 5 HDMI 1.3 inputs and may be priced about $3500.
I don't know much about B&K quality one way or the other though. I wish someone made just a HDMI DAC with three or four inputs. This way I wouldn't have to get rid of my existing pre/pro which I really like for multi-channel analog. I am thinking there are a lot of others in the same boat as I. In the end, I bet Ill just have to shell out for a new current piece.