As 1080p becomes 4K and that becomes 8K broadcasting, any instrument worth acquiring should offer complete audio support in an IP environment that provides for multiple 2110-30 and 2110-31 compressed Dolby audio streams, Dolby D and E decode with Dolby status support, and the ability to monitor 32 channels of audio for 8K broadcasts out-of-the-box. Consider objectively assessing loudness compliance. If program amplitudes are inconsistent, the viewer must constantly grab the remote control and, with more than a little frustration, manually adjust the volume. Your transmission chain needs to preserve an acceptable average loudness across all programs. If overall loudness is subjective, then it’s even more so when you have 7.1 channels to compare. By….