Trinnov Audio Altitude16 Surround Sound Processor Review

I’ve been reviewing A/V gear for over 15 years, and it’s rare that something new comes along that will intimidate me. But all that changed when I found out I’d be reviewing the Trinnov Audio Altitude16, an $18,000 surround sound processor offering up to 16 discrete output channels plus the company’s proprietary Optimizer speaker/room correction, that’s arguably the most sophisticated and flexible offering of its kind on the market. (Trinnov’s portfolio also includes the Altitude32, a model with up to 32 discrete output channels and the Amethyst, a four-channel processor that can be configured for stereo, biamped, or 2.2 output in systems with dual mono or stereo subwoofers.)

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