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  • Manufacturers of Audio & VideoProducts For Radio & TV Broadcasters New Products Update September 2011 This edition contains all updates to the 2010/11 catalogue w w w.sonifex.co.uk t: +44 (0)1933 650 700 f: +44 (0)1933 650 726 sales@sonifex.co.uk
  • AUDIO & VIDEO INTERFACES Redbox - Audio Distribution Amplifiers RB-DA6R 6 Way Stereo Distribution Amplifier With RJ45 ConnectorsAUDIO DISTRIBUTION AMPLIFIERS The RB-DA6R is a 1U rack-mount high performance 6 way stereo distribution amplifier for splitting a source into a number balanced and can be wired unbalanced. of different outputs. The amplifier provides Each output is individually buffered so that a multiple balanced audio outputs using short circuit on one output won’t affect the Distortion: 0.01% THD @ 1kHz, ref +8dBu output RJ45 connectors wired to the StudioHub+TM Noise: -100dB unity gain, ref +8dBu output others. The left and right input gain controls standard *. (normalising) are pre-set potentiometers Connections By using RJ45 outputs, it allows simpler accessible through the front panel. Inputs: 2 x XLR 3 pin female, 1 x RJ45 socket balanced) CAT5 cabling to used to connect the 2 x phono sockets (unbalanced) The output gain may be varied from -8dB amplifier to other products. Outputs: 6 x RJ45 sockets to 18dB which is useful for normalising (all balanced, can be unbalanced) The RB-DA6R has one stereo input which consumer and professional signals to give Mains Input: Filtered IEC, switchable 110-120V, or is switchable via a rear panel push switch outputs of -15dBu and 0dBu respectively. 220-240V, fused, 6W max between paralleled balanced inputs (2 x Fuse Rating: Anti-surge fuse 100mA 20 x 5mm (230VAC) Audio Specification For RB-DA6R Anti-surge fuse 250mA 20 x 5mm (115VAC) XLR sockets or 1 x stereo input on RJ45) and Equipment Type Maximum +28dBu unbalanced inputs (1 pair of stereo phono Input Level: RB-DA6R: 6 way stereo distribution amplifier with sockets). Maximum +28dBu RJ45 connectors Output Level: The unit has 6 stereo outputs on 6 x RJ45 Physical Specification Frequency 20Hz to 20kHz ±0.1dB (600Ω load, Response: ref 1kHz) Dimensions 48cm (W) x 10.8cm (D) x 4.2cm (H) (1U) connectors. The unit can also be configured (Raw): 19” (W) x 4.3” (D) x 1.7” (H) (1U) so that 1 mono input can be distributed Gain Range: Adjustable 8dB loss to 18dB gain (L & R adjust) Dimensions 58.5cm (W) x 22.5cm (D) x 7cm (H) to 12 outputs by use of a switch which is (Boxed): 23” (W) x 8.9” (D) x 2.75” (H) Common >66dB typically Weight: Nett: 1.3kg Gross: 1.9kg recessed on the front panel to prevent it Mode Rejection: Nett: 2.9lbs Gross: 4.2lbs being accidentally knocked. Input impedance: >20kΩ bridging (balanced) >10kΩ (unbalanced) Accessories The inputs and outputs are electronically Output impedance: <50Ω RB-RK3: 1U Rear panel rack kit for large Redboxes RB-DA6RG 6 Way Stereo Distribution Amplifier With RJ45 Connectors & Output Gain Control The RB-DA6RG is a 1U rack-mount high to the RB-DA6R with the addition of Audio Specification For RB-DA6RG performance 6 way stereo distribution individual output gain adjustment, instead As per RB-DA6R with the following difference: amplifier for splitting a source into a of global stereo gain adjustment. Gain Range: Adjustable 8dB loss to 18dB gain number of different outputs. It is identical (12 adjustable pots) * StudioHub+TM is a registered trademark of Radio Systems Inc 2 Tel: +44 (0)1933 650 700 Fax: +44 (0)1933 650 726 Email: sales@sonifex.co.uk Internet: www.sonifex.co.uk
  • AUDIO & VIDEO INTERFACESRedbox - Audio Distribution AmplifiersRB-DDA22 Digital Audio Distribution Amplifier With Multiple Outputs 192 AUDIO DISTRIBUTION AMPLIFIERS* StudioHub+TM is a registered trademark of Radio Systems IncThe RB-DDA22 is a multiple input and multiple The front panel has an INPUT SELECT button In this special input select mode the unitoutput digital audio distribution amplifier and 7 indicator LEDS. The button is used to will hunt through all the inputs until it findsdesigned to accept one of 5 different digital select the input to be used and shows the a valid signal. If multiple signals are presentinputs and output to 22 digital audio outputs mode of operation of the unit. The LEDs you can force selection of the next input byof 5 different connector types. It is used will indicate, depending on the mode of holding the input select button down for 2for distributing digital audio data in many operation, the input selected, valid signal seconds, when the next valid input will beformats, repeating both the audio data and presence, or the operational frequency. selected.the status information of the input whilst In ‘operating mode’, the central button LED isre-clocking the data and re-normalising to the Technical Specification For RB-DDA22 unlit. The unit selects this mode when a valid Audio Specificationappropriate standard digital audio levels. input signal has been present and no button Input & Output 110Ω ±20% AES/EBU balanced I/O Impedances: 75Ω ±5% S/PDIF unbalanced I/OInput Signals: presses have been made for 8 seconds. The Signal Level: Balanced: 3V/10V peak to peak LEDs around the button illuminate amber to min/max Unbalanced: Min 0.5V±20% peak input directly indicate the following frequencies to peak 32, 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4 & 192 kHz. If the Sample 32, 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96,176.4 or 192kHz Frequencies: input is at a non-standard frequency then Bit Depth: Up to and including 24 bit the unit will indicate both the frequencies Front Panel Operational Controls & Indicators either side of the incoming frequency – e.g. Digital AES/EBU (XLR), AES/EBU (BNC), AES/EBU Input Select: (RJ45), S/PDIF or TOSlink optical if the input signal has a frequency of 64kHzOutput Signals: Indicators: Input presence indicators via tricolour then both the 48kHz and 88.2kHz LEDs will LEDS around the input select button be illuminated. If the frequency is below Connections outputs 32kHz or above 192kHz then the appropriate Digital Inputs: 1 x AES/EBU XLR 3 pin socket 1 x AES/EBU BNC LED will flash. 1 x AES/EBU RJ45 socket (StudioHub+TM) 1 x S/PDIF RCA phono socket Pressing the INPUT SELECT central button 1 x TOSLink optical input Digital Outputs: 6 x AES/EBU XLR 3 pin plug illuminates it red and allows you to select the 6 x AES/EBU BNC required input. Pressing the button will step 6 x AES/EBU RJ45 socket (StudioHub+TM)The RJ-45 connectors are wired to be 2 x S/PDIF RCA phono socket the selected input to the next input selection 2 x TOSLink optical outputStudioHub+ compatible, a format defined by Mains Input: Universal filtered IEC, continuously including auto mode. rated 85-264VAC@47- 63Hz, max 10WRadio Systems Inc. Fuse Rating: Anti-surge fuse 1A 20 x 5mm In Input Select Mode the LEDs have theApplications include distributing audio Equipment Type following states:from a digital mixing desk to multiple digital RB-DDA22: Digital audio distribution amplifier with multiple outputsrecorders, or feeding multiple studios with an Off – Signal not selected & no valid signal. Physical Specificationoutput from a USB audio player. Green – Signal not selected & valid signal. Dimensions 48cm (W) x 10.8cm (D) x 4.2cm (H) (1U) Red – Signal selected & no valid signal. (Raw): 19” (W) x 4.3” (D) x 1.7” (H) (1U)It can accept input sample rates in the range Dimensions 58.5cm (W) x 22.5cm (D) x 7cm (H) Amber – Signal selected & valid signal.of 30kHz - 200kHz, and bit rates of 16, 20 (Boxed): 23” (W) x 8.9” (D) x 2.75” (H) present or Auto Mode Selected. Weight: Nett: 1.4kg Gross: 2.0kgand 24 bit. So, it can be used for standard CD Nett: 3.0lbs Gross: 4.4lbssignal distribution at 16 bit 44.1kHz, as well Note: Input Select mode is chosen Accessoriesas for high quality 24 bit 96kHz or 192kHz automatically when the selected input is not RB-RK3: 1U Rear panel rack kit for large Redboxesrecording. present. Tel: +44 (0)1933 650 700 Fax: +44 (0)1933 650 726 Email: sales@sonifex.co.uk Internet: www.sonifex.co.uk 3
  • AUDIO & VIDEO INTERFACES Redbox - Synchronisers, Delays & Silence Detectors RB-DSD8 8 Channel Silence SwitcherSYNCHRONISERS, DELAYS & SILENCE DETECTORS The RB-DSD8 8 channel silence switcher status of the digital audio on that channel durations, levels and switching functions so works in a similar way to the Sonifex and a Selection LED to show that input is that you can set up the unit for your specific RB-SD1 and RB-DSD1 but allows for 4 currently being sent to each respective application. A DIPSwitch configures the unit stereo channels of audio. These stereo output. Two Presence LEDS for the left and to be controlled serially which is indicated audio channels can be either analogue or right inputs of each stereo pair indicate the by a front panel LED. You can control the digital and can be used independently to input level of the channels. unit remotely using either USB or Ethernet. give 4 stereo silence detectors or they can The unit can switch between sources The RB-DSD8 has been designed with dual be linked to handle multichannel audio manually or automatically at the push of redundant power supplies. This means inputs, e.g. for 5.1 and 7.1 surround systems. a button. If switching manually, silence that if either power supply fails, the other Designed to switch from one input (or set detection is disabled and the user chooses is ready to take over. In the extremely of inputs) to another in the event of loss of when to switch using the main or backup unlikely event that both fail, the unit has audio, the unit is ideal at transmitter sites, or buttons. If switching automatically, the been designed with a passive signal path after the master output of a studio, to switch unit switches between the two sources through the main input. This is essential in another audio source, or simultaneous automatically upon the detection of for applications such as installation at broadcast, should a master source fail. silence. Each pair can be set to switch transmitter sites, where a power failure to The unit can switch: manually or automatically and the current the unit should not prevent the audio input setting is indicated by the Mode LED. Link/ signal from being output to the transmitter. Select buttons are used to group channels main input. Contact Sonifex for further information if together to access multichannel operation you have a particular requirement that isn’t and switch simultaneously. Each pair has a digital input. catered for by the RB-DSD8 as standard. Link/Select button which illuminates blue The 2 x 8 channel audio inputs can accept when active. Pressing and holding the first Clocking & Synchronisation both digital and analogue connections, Link/Select button with any other Link/ All digital input signals are routed to a with the unit automatically recognising a Select button causes all inputs up to that sample rate converter allowing mixed digital input. For the 8 channel outputs, by point to be selected. incoming sample rates to be used. The setting the appropriate DIPSwitches, each output sample rates are selectable from a The RB-DSD8 has a ‘slave mode’ that allows stereo output can be designated as either predefined master clock of 32kHz, 44.1kHz, you to connect two RB-DSD8 units and an analogue pair or as a digital output, thus 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 176.4kHz or 192kHz control them simultaneously from one unit. making the RB-DSD8 incredibly flexible and or the clock can be derived from a sync suitable for many different applications. The silence detect level is adjustable input. When analogue inputs are selected, The unit level settings are in dBFS but when between -39dBFS and -84dBFS in 3dBFS the analogue to digital converters are also using analogue signals the equivalent full steps via DIPSwitches and this level is clocked at that sample rate. scale value can be set to +24dBu, +18dBu, or compared to peak signals. The silence DIPSwitches choose the synchronisation +12dBu by DIPSwitches. interval can be adjusted between 2 seconds mode and the sync source from TTL and 254 seconds in 2 second steps via Each stereo pair has individual settings and wordclock or AES/EBU through the dual- DIPSwitches. controls and when stereo signals are linked, purpose synchronising input as standard. the foremost pair determines the switching A powerful feature of the RB-DSD8 is that A front panel indicator shows the status of characteristics and controls to be used. Each by using the Sonifex SCi serial software, the the synchronization input. Selectable sync stereo pair has an AES LED that shows the unit can be programmed for different delay modes are as follows: 4 Tel: +44 (0)1933 650 700 Fax: +44 (0)1933 650 726 Email: sales@sonifex.co.uk Internet: www.sonifex.co.uk
  • AUDIO & VIDEO INTERFACESRedbox - Synchronisers, Delays & Silence DetectorsMaster Mode Audio Specification - Analogue Remote Control Enabled or disabled, via rear panel Maximum Input +24dBu Enable: DIPswitchIn this mode the digital output sample rate Level: Sync Mode & Sync in master mode or sync from Source Select: MAIN input1, AES or wordclockis simply set by, and locked to, the internal Input Impedance: >20kΩ bridging balanced sync input in auto or slave mode, via Dynamic Range: >110dBon-board clock generator. No sync signal is rear panel DIPswitches Distortion & Noise: >82dB THD + N at 1kHz Remote Start: Latched or momentary, viaused or required. Common Mode >60dB , ref 0dBu DIPswitch Rejection: Input Lock Loss: Switch immediately or treat asAuto Lock Mode silence delay, via rear panel SYNCHRONISERS, DELAYS & SILENCE DETECTORS Front Panel Operational Controls DIPswitchIn this mode no output is generated until Switch Mode Select: Via AUTO, MANUAL or SLAVE Digital or Digital or analogue, via rear panel push-buttonslock is achieved with a sync signal. The Manual Source Via MAIN and BACKUP Analogue Output: DIPswitches Full Scale Line Up: 24, 18 or 12 dBu = 0dBFS, via reardigital output sample rate now follows the Select: push-buttons panel DIPswitchessync input. If the sync signal is removed Group Selection : Via LINK/SELECT push-buttons Boot Mode: Boot in boot or normal via rear Front Panel Indicators panel DIPswitchthen the output sample rate is set by, and Presence LEDs: For all input channels Connectionslocked to, the internal on-board clock Link LEDs: Show which channels are Digital/Analogue 2 x 8 channel inputs ongenerator at the closest frequency available controlled concurrently Inputs: 2 x 25 pin D-type male Mode LEDs: Indicate the current mode selected Digital/Analogue 1 x 8 channel outputs onto the previous sync input. for each group Outputs: 1 x 25 pin D-type female Selection LEDs: Indicate whether MAIN or BACKUP Sync Inputs: 1 x BNC (Wordclock or AES)Slave Mode is selected Remote I/O Port: 25 way D-type femaleHere the digital output sample rate follows AES LEDs: Show the state of the digital input to SCi port: USB or ethernet each group Mains Input: 2 x Universal filtered IEC,the sync input. When the sync signal is not PSU LEDs: Show the state of each power continuously rated 85-264VACpresent the digital output is turned off. supply @47- 63Hz, max 60W Remote Control LED: Show if remote control is selected Fuse Rating: 2 x Anti-surge fuse 2A 20 x 5mm External Sync LED: Show the state of any sync inputs used. Equipment Type Rear Panel - Operational Controls RB-DSD8: 8 channel silence switcher Audio Specification For RB-DSD8 Audio Specification - Digital Silence Threshold: -39dBfs to -84dBfs in 3dBfs Physical Specifications steps, via rear panel DIPSwitches Dimensions 48cm(W) x 22cm(D) x 4.2cm(H) 1U Dynamic Range: >138dB Silence Duration: 0 - 254 seconds in 2 second (Raw): 19” (W) x 8.7” (D) x 1.7” (H) 1U Distortion & Noise: <-137dB THD + N at 1kHz, intervals duration, via rear panel ref 0dBFS Dimensions 55cm(W) x 28cm(D) x 17cm(H) DIPSwitches (Boxed): 21.7”(W) x 11”(D) x 6.7” Input & Output 110Ω ± 20% AES/EBU balanced Stereo/Mono Stereo or mono, via rear panel Impedances: I/O 50Ω BNC TTL word clock input Weight: Nett: 2.3kg Gross: 3.8kg Switching: DIPSwitch Nett: 5.1lb Gross: 8.4lb Signal Level: Balanced: 3V/10V peak to peak Master Select: 32, 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96,176.4 or 192kHz * Note that this product is deeper than standard min/max Output sample rate, via rear panel Redboxes Sample Rates: 32, 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96,176.4 or DIPSwitches Accessories 192kHz Ignore Silence: Each channel can be set to ignore RB-RK3: 1U Rear panel rack kit for large Bit Depth: Up to and including 24 bit silences, via rear panel DIPswitches RedboxesRB-DEED8 Dolby® E Encoder 8 Channel, Digital InputsDolby® and the double-D symbol are registered trademarks of Dolby LaboratoriesThe RB-DEED8 is a Dolby® E Encoder. It either BNC or D-type connectors. These I/O between NTSC, PAL or Tri-level sync.encodes up to 8 digital audio channels into connections are paralleled, allowing one 8 general purposes inputs and 8 outputs area single Dolby bitstream output. There is type to be used per input or output. available on a rear panel 25 way D-type socketalso an extra Dolby output for connection to Metadata can be input to the encoder using whose function can be programmed using themonitoring equipment. RS-485 via the external 9-pin D-type socket menu, e.g. alarm outputs for loss of input orEach digital input channel has independent on the rear panel and can also be viewed encoder errors.level control, which can be adjusted from using the SCi software. The unit is controlled locally using the front-24dB through to +24dB in 0.5dB steps. The A video input is used to genlock the audio panel display and control knob but can bedigital inputs and outputs can be selected to output and Dolby® E encoding to a known remote controlled via an ethernet or RS-232be either balanced or unbalanced AES/EBU video reference. This input autodetects serial connection using the Sonifex SCi software.specification, and can be connected through Tel: +44 (0)1933 650 700 Fax: +44 (0)1933 650 726 Email: sales@sonifex.co.uk Internet: www.sonifex.co.uk 5
  • AUDIO & VIDEO INTERFACES Redbox - Dolby® Encoders & Decoders RB-DEED8 Dolby® E Encoder 8 Channel, Digital Inputs (continued...) Audio Specification For RB-DEED8 Video Reference Fuse Rating: Anti-surge fuse 1A 20 x 5mm Output Sample 48kHz Reference Type: Autodetect NTSC, PAL or Tri-level Physical Specifications Rate: sync Dimensions 48cm (W) x 15.8cm (D*)x 4.2cm (H) Input Sample Rates: CH1/2 & CH3/4: 32-192kHz Impedance: 75Ω (Raw): 19” (W) x 6.2” (D*) x 1.7” (H) (1U) CH5/6 & CH7/8: 32-48kHz Connector: 1 x BNCDOLBY® ENCODERS & DECODERS Dimensions 59cm (W) x 27.5cm (D) x 11cm (H) Input & Output 75Ω/110Ω selectable LTC Input: 1 x BNC (not used) (Boxed): 23.2” (W) x 10.8” (D) x 4.3” (H) Impedance: Operational Control Weight: Nett: 1.8kg Gross: 2.3kg Signal Level Unbalanced: 1Vp-p +/- 20% Nett: 4.0lb Gross: 5.1lb (un-terminated): Balanced: 6.6Vp-p +/- 20% Display: Vacuum fluorescent display Digital Audio I/O: System Navigation: Rotary selector with integral push- * Note that this product is deeper than standard Inputs: 8 input channels via 4 x BNCs or switch Redboxes 25 way D-type socket (AES3) Additional Connections Equipment Type Dolby Output 1: 1 x Dolby bitstream output via BNC Ethernet Port: 10/100Mbps, RJ-45 RB-DEED8 Dolby® E encoder 8 channel, digital Dolby Output 2: 1 x Dolby bitstream output via BNC Remote 25-way ‘D’-type socket inputs or 25 way D-type socket (AES3) Input/Output Port: Digital Audio 6 x BNC Accessories Serial Port: RS232, 9 way D-type Connectors: 1 x 25-way D-type socket RB-RK3: 1U Rear panel rack kit for large Power Supply: Universal filtered IEC, continuously Redboxes Metadata: SMPTE-RDD06, 9 way D-type socket rated 85-264VAC @47-63Hz, fused RB-DEDD8 Dolby® E & Dolby Digital Decoder 8 Channel, Digital Outputs The RB-DEDD8 is a Dolby® E & Dolby Digital 8 general purposes inputs and 8 outputs Video Reference Decoder. It decodes an incoming Dolby are available on a rear panel 25 way D-type Reference Type: Autodetect NTSC, PAL or Tri-level sync bitstream and transmits the decoded socket whose function can be programmed Impedance: 75Ω outputs on BNC or D-type connectors on the using the menu, e.g. alarm outputs for loss Connector: 1 x BNC rear panel. The Dolby input is also looped of input or decoder errors. LTC Output: 1 x BNC (not used) through to allow connection to other Dolby Operational Control The unit is controlled locally through the receiver equipment. Display: Vacuum fluorescent display front panel display but can be remote System Navigation: Rotary selector with integral push- Each digital output channel has independent controlled via an ethernet or RS-232 serial switch level control, which can be adjusted from connection using the Sonifex SCi software. Additional Connections Ethernet Port: 10/100Mbps, RJ-45 -24dB through to +24dB in 0.5dB steps. The Remote 25-way ‘D’-type socket digital inputs and outputs can be selected to Audio Specification For RB-DEDD8 Input/Output Port: be either balanced or unbalanced AES/EBU Output Sample 48kHz Serial Port: RS232, 9 way D-type socket Rate: specification, and can be connected through Power Supply: Universal filtered IEC, continuously Input Sample Rates: 32-48kHz rated 85-264VAC @47-63Hz, fused either BNC or D-type connectors. These I/O Input & Output 75Ω/110Ω selectable Fuse Rating: Anti-surge fuse 1A 20 x 5mm connections are paralleled, allowing one type Impedance: Physical Specifications to be used per input or output. Signal Level Unbalanced: 1Vp-p ±20% (Un-terminated): Balanced: 6.6Vp-p ±20% Dimensions 48cm (W) x 15.8cm (D*)x 4.2cm (H) (Raw): 19” (W) x 6.2” (D*) x 1.7” (H) (1U) The metadata output from the decoder is Digital Audio I/O: Dolby Input: 1 x Dolby bitstream input via BNC Dimensions 59cm (W) x 27.5cm (D) x 11cm (H) transmitted using RS-485 via the external Outputs: 8 x Digital audio output channels & (Boxed): 23.2” (W) x 10.8” (D) x 4.3” (H) 9-pin D-type socket on the rear panel and can 2 x Auxiliary audio output (stereo Weight: Nett: 1.8kg Gross: 2.3kg downmix) channels via 5 x BNCs or Nett: 4.0lb Gross: 5.1lb also be viewed using the SCi software. 25 way D-type socket * Note that this product is deeper than standard Redboxes Dolby Output: 1 x Dolby bitstream output via BNC A video input is used to genlock the audio or D-type Equipment Type outputs and Dolby® E decoding to a known Digital Audio 7 x BNC RB-DEDD8 Dolby® E & Dolby Digital decoder 8 Connectors: 1 x 25 way D-type socket channel, digital outputs video reference. This input autodetects Metadata: SMPTE-RDD06, 9 way D-type socket Accessories between NTSC, PAL or Tri-level sync. RB-RK3: 1U Rear panel rack kit for large Redboxes Dolby® and the double-D symbol are registered trademarks of Dolby Laboratories 6 Tel: +44 (0)1933 650 700 Fax: +44 (0)1933 650 726 Email: sales@sonifex.co.uk Internet: www.sonifex.co.uk
  • AUDIO & VIDEO INTERFACESRedbox - Video Embedders & De-embeddersRB-VHEDD8 3G/HD/SD-SDI Dolby® E Encoder & EmbedderThe RB-VHEDD8 is an SDI audiode-embedder and re-embedder with Dolby® VIDEO EMBEDDERS & DE-EMBEDDERSE Encoding capabilities.Dolby E encodes upto 8 channels of audiointo two channels of an AESdigital audio stream whichis then embedded onto anyof the available groups withineach of the two video output paths.The encoded Dolby E bitstream is also availablevia a dedicated output on the rear panel. Audio Specification For RB-VHEDD8 Signal Level Unbalanced: 1Vp-p ±20%The audio inputs to the Encoder can be selected (Un-terminated): Balanced: 6.6Vp-p ±20% SDI Specificationto come from the external digital audio inputs SDI Input: 1 x BNC, 3G/HD/SD-SDI Digital Audio I/O: 8 x digital audio input channels via Inputs: 4 x BNCs or 25 way D-type socketvia the BNC or D-type connections on the rear SDI Outputs: 2 x BNC, 3G/HD/SD-SDI, re-clocked (AES3)panel or from embedded audio contained in the Impedance: 75Ω Outputs: 2 output channels via 1 x BNC Output Alignment <0.2UI (3G <0.3UI) or 25 way D-type socket (AES3)incoming SDI input. The outputs from the de- Jitter: Digital Audio 5 x BNCembedder can also be re-embedded into the Output Level: 800mV ±10% Connectors: 1 x 25-way D-type socketvideo outputs, along with the encoder inputs. Return Loss: <15dB at 1500MHz LTC Input: 1 x BNC (not used) SDI Supported 270Mbps, SMPTE-259M-C (SD) Operational ControlThe metadata used for the encoding process Standards: 1.485 or 1.4835Gbps, SMPTE-292M Display: Vacuum fluorescent display (HD)can be selected to come from either the 2.97 or 2.967Gbps, SMPTE-424M System Navigation: Rotary selector with integral push- (3G), SMPTE-425M-A switchexternal 9-pin D-type on the rear panel, from Additional Conections Supported Video 525/59.94 (SMPTE-125M)metadata embedded into the vertical blanking Formats: 625/50 (ITU-R BT.656) Ethernet Port: 10/100Mbps, RJ-45 720p/23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, Remote 25-way ‘D’-type socketarea of the video input (SMPTE 2020), or by 59.94, 60 (SMPTE-296M) Input/Output Port:settings stored internally. 1035i/59.94, 60 (SMPTE-260M) 1080i/50, 59.94, 60 (SMPTE-274M) Power Supply: Universal filtered IEC, continuously 1080p/23.98, 24, 25, 50, 59.94, 60 rated 85-264VAC @47-63Hz, fusedThe unit is controlled locally through the front (SMPTE-274M) Fuse Rating: Anti-surge fuse 1A 20 x 5mmpanel display but can be remote controlled via 1080pSF/23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30 Physical Specifications (RP-211)an ethernet connection using the Sonifex SCi 1080i/50 (SMPTE-295M) Dimensions 48cm (W) x 15.8cm (D*)x 4.2cm (H) 1080p/50 (SMPTE-295M) (Raw): 19” (W) x 6.2 ” (D*) x 1.7” (H) (1U)software. The embedding channel routing is Embedded Audio: 24-bit, 48kHz synchronous Dimensions 59cm (W) x 27.5cm (D) x 11cm (H)controlled using these methods also. SMPTE-272M-C (Boxed): 23.2” (W) x 10.8” (D) x 4.3” (H) SMPTE-299M Weight: Nett: 1.8kg Gross: 2.3kg Nett: 4.0lb Gross: 5.1lbIt has a triple rate SDI receiver with automatic Metadata: SMPTE-2020M SMPTE-RDD06, 9-Pin D-type socket * Note that this product is deeper than standardinput rate detection and equalisation along Redboxes Audio Specifications Equipment Typewith two re-clocked and individually buffered Output Sample 48kHz RB-VHEDD8 3G/HD/SD-SDI Dolby® E encoder &SDI outputs. It supports the full range of 3G, HD Rate: embedder Input Sample Rates: CH1/2 & CH3/4: 32-192kHzand SD standards from NTSC and PAL up CH5/6 & CH7/8: 32-48kHz Accessoriesto 1080p 60Hz. RB-RK3: 1U Rear panel rack kit for large Input & Output 75Ω/110Ω selectable Redboxes Impedance:Each digital input channel has independentlevel control, which can be adjusted from Metadata Metadata Audio SDI-24dB through to +24dB in 0.5dB steps. The Input VANC Pass / Audio SDI Output 1 De-embedder Delete Embedder Transmitterdigital audio I/O connections are transformer- CDcoupled balanced line interfaces and can beconfigured to be either 75Ω (AES 3ID) or 110Ω SDI Audio SDI SDI Audio Pass / Audio SDI(AES 3) impedance through either a BNC or via Input Receiver De-embedder Embedder Transmitter Output 2 Delete EQ CDthe D-type connector. These connections are 16paralleled, allowing one type to be used perinput or output. Digital AES RX/TX 8 Channel Audio and Routing8 general purposes inputs and 8 outputs are I/O Termination & Level Dolby E Select Control Encoderavailable on a rear panel 25 way D-type socket 8 2whose function can be programmed using themenu, e.g. alarm outputs for loss of input orencoder errors. RB-VHEDD8 Block Diagram Tel: +44 (0)1933 650 700 Fax: +44 (0)1933 650 726 Email: sales@sonifex.co.uk Internet: www.sonifex.co.uk 7
  • AUDIO & VIDEO INTERFACES Redbox - Video Embedders & De-embedders RB-VHDDD8 3G/HD/SD-SDI Dolby® E & Dolby Digital Decoder & De-Embedder The RB-VHDDD8 is an SDI audio de- embedder and re-embedder with Dolby E & Dolby Digital DecodingVIDEO EMBEDDERS & DE-EMBEDDERS capabilities. It de-embeds and decodes a selected Dolby E or Dolby Digital bitstream embedded in the video input. The outputs from the decoder and the de-embedder can then be re-embedded onto either of the two SDI outputs and also transmitted on a BNC or D-type situated on the rear panel. The encoded Dolby bitstream is also available via a dedicated output on Output Impedance: 75Ω/110Ω selectable Audio Specification For RB-VHDDD8 the rear panel. SDI Specification Signal Level Unbalanced: 1Vp-p +/- 20% (Un-terminated): Balanced: 6.4Vp-p +/- 20% SDI Input: 1 x BNC, 3G/HD/SD-SDI The metadata output from the decoder is SDI Outputs: 2 x BNC, 3G/HD/SD-SDI, re-clocked Digital Audio 12 output channels via 6 x BNC or Outputs: 25 way D-type socket (AES3) transmitted using RS-485 via the external Impedance: 75Ω Digital Audio 6 x BNC 9-pin D-type on the rear panel and can also Output Alignment <0.2UI (3G <0.3UI) Connectors: 1x 25-way D-type socket Jitter: be embedded into the vertical blanking Output Level: 800mV ±10% Operational Control space (SMPTE-2020) onto either of the two Return Loss: <15dB at 1500MHz Display: Vacuum fluorescent display SDI Supported 270Mbps, SMPTE-259M-C (SD) System Navigation: Rotary selector with integral push- SDI outputs. switch Standards: 1.485 or 1.4835Gbps, SMPTE-292M (HD) Additional Conections The unit is controlled locally through the 2.97 or 2.967Gbps, SMPTE-424M Ethernet Port: 10/100Mbps, RJ-45 (3G), SMPTE-425M-A front panel display but can be remote Remote 25-way ‘D’-type socket Supported Video 525/59.94 (SMPTE-125M) Input/Output Port: controlled via an ethernet connection using Formats: 625/50 (ITU-R BT.656) 720p/23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, Power Supply: Universal filtered IEC, continuously the Sonifex SCi software, through which 59.94, 60 (SMPTE-296M) rated 85-264VAC @47-63Hz, fused metadata can also be viewed. 1035i/59.94, 60 (SMPTE-260M) Fuse Rating: Anti-surge fuse 1A 20 x 5mm 1080i/50, 59.94, 60 (SMPTE-274M) Physical Specifications 1080p/23.98, 24, 25, 50, 59.94, 60 It has a triple rate SDI receiver with automatic (SMPTE-274M) Dimensions 48cm (W) x 15.8cm (D*)x 4.2cm (H) 1080pSF/23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30 (Raw): 19” (W) x 6.2” (D*) x 1.7” (H) (1U) input rate detection and equalisation (RP-211) Dimensions 59cm (W) x 27.5cm (D) x 11cm (H) along with two re-clocked and individually 1080i/50 (SMPTE-295M) (Boxed): 23.2” (W) x 10.8” (D) x 4.3” (H) 1080p/50 (SMPTE-295M) Weight: Nett: 1.8kg Gross: 2.3kg buffered SDI outputs. It supports the full Embedded Audio: 24-bit, 48kHz synchronous Nett: 4.0lb Gross: 5.1lb range of 3G, HD and SD standards from NTSC SMPTE-272M-C * Note that this product is deeper than standard SMPTE-299M Redboxes and PAL up to 1080p 60Hz. Metadata: SMPTE-2020M SMPTE-RDD06, 9-Pin D-type Equipment Type Each digital output channel has independent Audio Specifications RB-VHDDD8 3G/HD/SD-SDI Dolby® E & Dolby Digital decoder & de-embedder level control which can be adjusted from Output Sample 48kHz Rate: Accessories -24dB through to +24dB in 0.5dB steps. RB-RK3: 1U Rear panel rack kit for large The digital audio output connections are Redboxes transformer-coupled balanced line interfaces RB-VHDDD8 Block Diagram and can be configured to be either 75Ω (AES 3ID) or 110Ω (AES 3) output Audio Audio Metadata SDI SDI Pass / VANC Output 1 impedance through either Delete Embedder Embed Transmitter CD a BNC or via the D-type connector. These output connections are paralleled, SDI Audio Metadata SDI SDI Audio Pass / Audio VANC SDI allowing one type to be Input Receiver De-embedder Embedder Transmitter Output 2 Delete Embed used per output. EQ CD 8 general purposes 2 16 inputs and 8 outputs are Digital AES available on a rear panel Channel Transmitter Audio Routing Outputs 25 way D-type socket & Level & Dolby E & 10 Termination Dolby Digital Control whose function can be Decoder Select programmed using the menu, e.g. alarm outputs Metadata for loss of input or Output decoder errors. 8 Tel: +44 (0)1933 650 700 Fax: +44 (0)1933 650 726 Email: sales@sonifex.co.uk Internet: www.sonifex.co.uk
  • TALKBACK & COMMUNICATIONSTalkback & CommunicationsCM-TBU Line Powered Telephone Balance UnitThe CM-TBU line-poweredtelephone balance unit TALKBACK & COMMUNICATIONSis compatible with allanalogue direct exchangelines and provides a 4-wirecommunications system tointerface with the telephonenetwork. Front view of the CM-TBU Rear view of the CM-TBUThe high degree of separation between R-BAL and C-BAL) via potentiometers which level at the 4-wire output is found to besend and receive signals makes it suitable simulate the complex line impedance. This excessive, the outgoing signal level canfor use in telephone IFB (interrupted can be used to compensate for local line be reduced usingthe ‘SEND LEVEL’ controlfoldback) applications and the high drive variations or to adapt to the telephone or the balance controls can be adjusted tocapacity at the 4-wire output enables systems of other countries, where line minimize it.a presenter’s earpiece to be connected characteristics may differ. Optimization of The unit is supplied with a connector anddirectly to the unit without an external the sidetone rejection does not involve the cable kit that enables connections to beamplifier. use of any test equipment and can be easily made to both UK Telecom or the universal carried out while the system is in use.This extremely compact unit is powered RJ11 sockets used in most telephonefrom the telephone line and provides an Although the signal level being sent to the networks around the world.interface to a 4-wire circuit with separate line can be manually adjusted using the Technical Specification For CM-TBUlevel control of send and receive signals. ‘SEND LEVEL’ control over a wide range, the 4-Wire Input level control is followed by a limiter that Input Impedance: 10kΩ, transformer coupledOptimum rejection of the input signal on Input Connector: 3 pin XLR female connector prevents the telephone line signal levelthe 4-wire output is achieved in a bridge Input Level Range: -12dBU to +4dBU before becoming overloaded or distorted. The limiting when connected tocircuit by adjusting three elements (NULL, limiter drives a ‘LIMIT’ LED to indicate the an average line 4-Wire Output onset of limiting. Features of the CM-TBU Output Impedance: 150Ω, transformer coupled Isolated, full-duplex 4-wire interface Although the output stage can drive a Output Connector: 3 pin XLR male connector presenter’s earpiece in a telephone IFB Output Level Range: -6dBU to +6dBU, for average to direct non-digital telephone line level exchange lines. application, the ‘RECEIVE LEVEL’ control may Sidetone Rejection: 30dB to 40dB average, depending not be accessible to the presenter, who is on line characteristics Line powered, requiring no battery or 2-Wire external power. normally situated some distance from the Off Hook Voltage: 6V minimum Simple optimization of sidetone unit. The presenter may then require a local 2 Wire Connectors: RJ11 socket - line rejection with any country’s control of the earpiece signal level. The CM- RJ11 socket - handset TBU can be used to supply the correct signal Front Panel Operational Controls telephone system. Line Connect: Push button with indicator LEDs indicating ‘Ring’, ‘Line Hold’ and level to a suitable battery powered earpiece Send Level: Small rotary control ‘Limit’ conditions. belt-pack unit. Receive Level: Large rotary control Input level control with line-sensing Null Balance: Recessed preset potentiometer To enable communication between the R Balance: Recessed preset potentiometer limiter and limit indicator. 4-wire circuit and the telephone network, C Balance: Recessed preset potentiometer High drive output with level control once the 4-wire and telephone line cable Ring LED: Indicates incoming ringing for direct feed to presenter’s connections are made to the unit, the ‘LINE Limit LED: Indicates limiter active earpiece, etc. CONNECT’ switch can be pressed to power On LED: Indicates connection to the telephone line Loop-through RJ11 line sockets the unit from the line. This is indicated by Equipment Type provide universal connection to line the ‘ON’ LED, and can either be done after CM-TBU Line powered telephone and telephone set. an outgoing call has been dialled on a balance unit Connection to the telephone set is Physical Specification telephone set connected to the unit, or to Dimensions: 77mm (W) x 83mm (D) x maintained while the unit is in use. answer an incoming call after the ‘RING’ 42mm (H) Small, rugged extruded aluminium 3.0” (W) x 3.3” (D) x 1.7” (H) LED is seen to flash. Note that a telephone Weight: Nett: 0.25kg Gross: 0.75kg case with XLR3 male & female 4-wire set is not required for incoming calls unless Nett: 0.60lbs Gross: 1.7lbs connectors. an audible ring is required. If the sidetone Tel: +44 (0)1933 650 700 Fax: +44 (0)1933 650 726 Email: sales@sonifex.co.uk Internet: www.sonifex.co.uk 9
  • TALKBACK & COMMUNICATIONS Talkback & Communications CM-TLL Line Powered Telephone Line Listen Unit The CM-TLL provides Technical Specification For CM-TLL 4-Wire Output a low-loss interface Output Impedance: 150Ω, transformer coupledTALKBACK & COMMUNICATIONS & STUDIO ILLUMINATED SIGNS to receive audio from Output Connector: 3 pin XLR male connector Output Level: Typically 0dBU for average line level a telephone line. The 2-Wire line-powered unit Off Hook Voltage: 6V minimum 2 Wire Connectors: RJ11 socket - line is compatible with RJ11 socket - handset all analogue direct Front Panel Operational Controls Line Connect: Push button with indicator exchange lines and Front view of the CM-TLL Ring LED: Indicates incoming ringing includes an LED On LED: Indicates connection to the telephone line indication of incoming Equipment Type CM-TLL Line powered telephone line listen calls. The unit is intended unit to be used with an Physical Specification Dimensions: 77mm (W) x 83mm (D) x 42mm (H) earpiece amplifier to 3.0” (W) x 3.3” (D) x 1.7” (H) Weight: Nett: 0.20kg Gross: 0.70kg receive an audio feed by Nett: 0.50lbs Gross: 1.6lbs telephone from a studio. Rear view of the CM-TLL The line and telephone set are connected Features of the CM-TLL to the unit via the RJ11 connectors in order to make an outgoing call. A telephone may not be required if calls exchange lines - receive calls with connected when the unit is in use. are only incoming, because telephone electrical isolation from the line. line ringing is indicated by a flashing LED Line powered, requiring no battery or International sockets via supplied built into the unit. In either case, the ‘LINE external power. cable kit. CONNECT’ switch is pressed to make the LEDs indicating ‘Ring’ and ‘On Hold’ Connection to the telephone set is line connection. The ‘ON’ LED indicates conditions. maintained while the unit is in use. that the unit is powered and that audio is Small, rugged extruded aluminium routed to the line via the XLR plug. line connection with existing telephone. case with XLR3 male 4-wire connector. Studio Illuminated Signs New Remote Programming Controller New New Remote Programming Programming Controller Method Changes to The signs are preconfigured to display certain colours when the control inputs are active. Information on the colours shown SignalLED signs can be found on the Sonifex website. Prior Programming Controller must be to 1st December 2010, the display mode sold after 1st and colour options could then be varied used. This allows a much simpler way of programming any sign using an 8 way DIPswitch, accessible December 2010 during installation. From 1st December 2010, this is different - the signs are still using a simple hand-held remote control. Please note that the control is sold separately and one control can program preconfigured, but to vary the colours multiple signs. and switching modes, the LD-RPC Remote10 Tel: +44 (0)1933 650 700 Fax: +44 (0)1933 650 726 Email: sales@sonifex.co.uk Internet: www.sonifex.co.uk
  • PHONE IN 6Radio Talkshow SystemPhone In 6 Radio Talkshow Telephone Switching System PHONE IN 6PI-6R Remote Control Front PanelTalkshows have never been so easy Features ListThe Phone In 6 is a telephone switching system for radio Simple installation using CAT5 cabling for the remote control panel.talkshows. It consists of a desktop Remote Control Panel for Automatic call answering.call control, and a rackmount Base Console which contains Automatic call disconnection.all of the audio and telephony connections, including two Self-op or call screening modes. Caller conferencing.superb quality digital telephone hybrids. Connected via Headset included with system.ethernet, the units make up a simple, easy to use talkshow Simple switch button control of callers.system. Receive, route, drop or make calls. 12 digit keypad to make calls, recall favouriteThe Base Console can be loaded with 2, 4, or The Phone In 6 uses an echo-cancellation settings and for speed-dialling.6 phone line modules, where each module DSP algorithm and impedance matching Two line LCD display.can have 2 PSTN (normal telephone) lines or to give around 70dB cancellation, which Phonebook for automatic dialling.1 ISDN BRI line. The ISDN basic rate interface provides excellent separation of caller & line Responsive illuminated switch buttons.allows 2 calls to be handled, 1 on each B send audio and elimination of feedback, Programmable GPIO.channel. The PSTN module has 2 interfaces distortion & echo on the incoming calls. Ethernet control/connectivity.each using a modern digital hybrid interface, This is close to being the best performance Two superb quality digital telephone hybrids.which is settable by software to handle possible on a telephone line & uses Modular PSTN & ISDN telephony inputs.a variety of PSTN and PABX systems with the same enhanced echo cancellation Hardware metering of send & receive levels.varying impedances, call connection & algorithms as used on the DHY-03, the best Send & receive level adjustment.disconnection tones. performing telephone hybrid in the world. Wide range of impedance matching options. Music on hold input. AGC, automatic gain control of send & receive signals. Echo cancellation.PI-6C Base Console Front & Rear Noise gate. Automatic caller ducking. Option for AES/EBU inputs & outputs. Tel: +44 (0)1933 650 700 Fax: +44 (0)1933 650 726 Email: sales@sonifex.co.uk Internet: www.sonifex.co.uk 11
  • PHONE IN 6 Radio Talkshow System Phone In 6 Radio Talkshow Telephone Switching System (continued...) Easy to Use Menu System Conferencing Calls Call Handling - Self-op & Call The system can be set up to operate in the Normally 2 calls can be handled Screening Modes manner required using the menu system independently, each with their own caller The Phone In 6 provides two different ways of operating: ‘Self-op’ where the show isPHONE IN 6 on the Remote Control Panel. Some of output and cleanfeed input. A conference the settings are specific to the install, e.g. mode is available where up to 2 calls can be entirely controlled by the presenter or country type for the hybrid settings, ring mixed within the unit which are presented using ‘Call-screening’ where an assistant cadences & disconnect tones supplied by as a single audio stream on the output with or producer deals with incoming calls the network provider. Other settings can a single cleanfeed input. In conference manually and then places the calls to the be program specific, e.g. call screening/ mode the Phone In 6 mixes the other caller presenter via the on-air buttons. self-op mode. The latter settings can audio into the sent signal so that each caller change with the presenter, or as a particular can hear the station output and the other For more information, check show changes, so multiple sets of these caller in the conference call. www.sonifex.co.uk parameters can be saved into permanent memory within the system which you can easily store and change by using the * key and a single digit number to update those parameters. Use the keyboard to direct dial a call using DTMF dialling, use the hash (#) key to use the phonebook entries or ## to repeat the last used number. PI-6R Remote Control Panel Rear Technical Specification Phone In 6 System Audio Inputs ISDN Telephone Connection Connections (PI-6R Remote Control Panel) Input Impedance – >10kΩ balanced 0dB, optimum ISDN Interface: S0 (BRI) / I.430 Local Headset: 2 x 3.5mm jack socket (mic input Line Mode (Mix- working input D Channel Protocol: DSS1, National 1, 5ESS, JATE & headphones Minus Audio to Caller): (INS64), AUSTEL, X.31, VN 4, TPH output) Input Level Range: Adjustable 0 to +12dBu 1962 Link to BC: RJ45 socket, link using CAT5 cable ADC Signal to Noise: Better than –89dbFS (RMS B Channel Protocol: G.711 Ethernet Port: RJ45 socket A-weighted at 24bit) Regulatory Approval: CE Mains Input: Filtered IEC, continuously ADC Dynamic Range: >96dB rated 85-264V AC @ 47-63Hz, PSTN Telephone Connection ADC Distortion >87dB THD + N at 1kHz fused 1A, max 10W Send to Line +4dBu & Noise: Limiting Input: Physical Specifications ADC Frequency 20Hz to 3.8kHz Bandwidth to 125Hz – 3.8kHz, -3dB ref 1kHz PI-6C Base Console Response: Telephone Line: Dimensions (Boxed): 60cm (W) x 34cm (D) x 7cm (H) Optional Digital AES/EBU 110 Ω balanced Telephone Line Nominally 600Ω - set complex 23.6” (W) x 13.4” (D) x 2.8” (H) Audio: inputs (IEC60968) Impedance: impedances via country code Weight: Nett: 2.2kg Gross: 3.2kg Sample Rates: 32kHz to 96kHz Telephone Line 300Ω to 1500Ω Nett: 4.8lbs Gross: 7.0lbs 0dBFS Reference 12dBu or 18dBu Impedance Range: PI-6R Remote Control Panel Level: Telephone Rejection: 78dB on 1kHz tone, typically 75dB Dimensions (Boxed): 32cm (W) x 29cm (D) x 15cm (H) Audio Outputs on complex waveforms, reference 12.6” (W) x 11.4” (D) x 5.9” (H) peak level of 0dB Weight Nett: 1.8kg Gross: 2.9kg Output Impedance <50Ω balanced floating 0dB, (Received Audio optimum working input Ring Detector 1 ring to 8 rings Nett: 4.0lbs Gross: 6.4lbs From Caller): Sensitivity: Equipment Type Output Level Range:Adjustable -6 to +6dBu Connections (PI-6C Base Console) PI-6PSTN4 Phone In 6 system, 1 x PI-6C, DAC Signal to Noise: Better than –85dbFS (RMS Music On Hold Input: 3 pin XLR socket, balanced 1 x PI-6R & 2 x PI-PSTN2 A-weighted at 24bit) Hybrid 1 & 2 Inputs: 2 x 3 pin XLR socket, balanced PI-6PSTN6 Phone In 6 system, 1 x PI-6C, DAC Dynamic Range: >97dB Hybrid 1 & 2 Outputs: 2 x 3 pin XLR plug, balanced 1 x PI-6R & 3 x PI-PSTN2 DAC Distortion >83dB THD + N at 1kHz Link to RCP: RJ45 socket, link using CAT5 cable PI-6ISDN6 Phone In 6 system, 1 x PI-6C, & Noise: 1 x PI-6R & 3 x PI-ISDN2 Ethernet Port: RJ45 socket DAC Frequency 20Hz to 3.8kHz PI-6C Phone In 6 Base Console RS232 Serial 9-way ‘D’-type socket Response: Comms Port: PI-6R Phone In 6 Remote Control Panel Optional Digital AES/EBU 110Ω balanced GPOI/O Remote 9-way ‘D’-type socket PI-PSTN2 Phone In 6 PSTN Card Audio: outputs (IEC60968) I/O Port: PI-ISDN2 Phone In 6 ISDN Card Sample Rates: 32kHz to 96kHz Mains Input: Filtered IEC, continuously rated 0dBFS Reference 12dBu or 18dBu 85-264V AC @ 47-63Hz, fused 1A, Level: max 10W12 Tel: +44 (0)1933 650 700 Fax: +44 (0)1933 650 726 Email: sales@sonifex.co.uk Internet: www.sonifex.co.uk
  • PRO AUDIO STREAMERSPro Audio StreamersPro AudioStreamers IP StreamersThe Pro Audio Streamers are a range of three IP to audio and audio to IP streamers which haveprofessional analogue and digital inputs and outputs. They allow audio to be streamed around a PRO AUDIO STREAMERSbuilding, wan or lan using IP audio and CAT5 cabling infrastructure. Typical applications include:As a backup STL (studio to transmitter link). address system. remote locations, such as at a radio transmitter site. distribution. around a building, such as for passing clubs. audio to speakers in a conference room. rooms distributed via an IP network. distribution system. application, or from a USB stick.There are three productsin the range providingencoding/decoding andstreaming:The PS-SEND converts anaudio input to an IP stream. PS-SENDS Audio to IP Streaming EncoderThe PS-PLAY reads an IPstream and outputs tobalanced and unbalancedaudio line levels.The PS-AMP reads an IPstream and outputs audio tostereo speakers. PS-PLAYS IP to Audio Streaming Decoder PS-AMPS IP to Speakers Streaming Decoder Tel: +44 (0)1933 650 700 Fax: +44 (0)1933 650 726 Email: sales@sonifex.co.uk Internet: www.sonifex.co.uk 13
  • PRO AUDIO STREAMERS Pro Audio Streamers rate), PCM linear and A-law, U-law, with PS-SEND Audio to IP 8kHz-48kHz sample rates . The unit can Technical Specification for PS-SEND Analogue Inputs: 2 x XLR 3 pin (balanced)( L&R) 2 x RCA phono (unbalanced)( L&R) Streaming Encoder configure its own IP address using DHCP/ Analogue Max 18dBu XLR balanced BOOTP, IPzator or AutoIP. A readout of the Input Level: 8dBu RCA phono unbalanced Input 20kΩ bridging (analogue set IP address can be heard on every reset Impedance: balanced) The PS-SEND is a freestanding using SONICIP technology, if selected. Input 20kΩ (analogue unbalanced)PRO AUDIO STREAMERS Impedance: audio to IP converter which Remote level monitoring is also possible Analogue 74dB using SNMP traps. Input SNR: is also available in a 1U rack- Input THD: 0.02% Relative Two red and green front panel LEDs mount as the PS-SENDS. indicate what state the unit is currently Interchannel Isolation 80dB (Ref FSD) (Cross Talk): in, be it normal operational mode or It receives audio from a number of user Digital Inputs: 1 x AES/EBU XLR 3 pin female bootstrap mode, and also indicates the 1 x S/PDIF RCA phono selectable external stereo sources including 1 x TOSLink optical input current network connection status. A balanced and unbalanced analogue audio, Analogue 1 x 6.35mm (¼”) jack headphone blue LED denotes power to the unit. The Outputs: socket AES/EBU, S/PDIF & TOSlink digital audio. input being routed to the IP stream can be Headphones Drives 150mW into 32Ω to Once an audio source is selected, the unit Output: 600Ω stereo headphones monitored on the front panel ¼” (6.35mm) GPIs (General 6 x GPIs, selectable via webpage encodes the audio in real time and sends it Purpose Inputs): control on RJ45 socket stereo jack socket in combination with a to the network as an encoded stream. The Serial Port: 1 x 9 way D-type socket, used to headphone volume knob. send control commands and audio stream can be distributed over an update firmware IP-based network to one or more PS-PLAY The rear panel has 2 x RJ45 connectors, Ethernet Port: 1 x RJ45 socket. Remote control commands can be sent via TCP or or PS-AMP units or other proprietary servers one for the 10/100Mbit Ethernet interface UDP as well as firmware updates. such as those for Icecast or Shoutcast. and one for GPI connections. The PS- Mains Input: Filtered IEC, 85 - 264VAC, 47 - 63 Hz SEND has 6 x GPIs which can be used to Fuse Rating: Anti-surge fuse 1A 20 x 5mm All the configuration settings for the unit Audio Codec Specifications PS-SEND trigger the sending of the audio stream are accessed via a local web-server built into G.711 (U Law/A Law 8kHz to 48kHz sampling rate) and which can also be used to trigger it. The type of encoding and the transport WAV (IMA ADPCM+ 16bit PCM uncompressed: 8kHz remote events using an output relay on to 48kHz) mechanism are defined by selecting the the PS-PLAY and PS-AMP. There is a 9 way MP3 Layer 1 (32, 44.1 and 48 kHz, CBR +VBR +ABR) connection from a pre-defined list. The MP3 Layer 2 (16, 22.05 and 24 kHz, CBR +VBR +ABR) D-type RS232 serial connection for control PS-SEND encodes an audio source into an General Features of the unit by automation systems and MP3 (from analogue or digital inputs), G.711 Supported network transport protocols firmware updates. The unit can be remote RTP - UDP or PCM (from analogue inputs only) audio controlled via serial connection, TCP or HTTP - TCP stream using HTTP, RTP, raw UDP or raw TCP UDP. SIP protocols, including multicast support and Raw UDP the following encoder types are available: Power to the unit is via a universal supply Raw TCP Mpeg1 & 2 Layer3, PM3 VBR (variable bit- 85V - 264V fused IEC mains socket. Can also act as Icecast/Shoutcast source SNMP - traps for remote management DHCP, BOOTP, IPZator or AUTOIP - Dynamic IP address resolution SonicIP IP Address readout PS-SEND Audio to IP Streaming Encoder14 Tel: +44 (0)1933 650 700 Fax: +44 (0)1933 650 726 Email: sales@sonifex.co.uk Internet: www.sonifex.co.uk
  • PRO AUDIO STREAMERSPro Audio StreamersPS-PLAY IP to AudioStreaming DecoderThe PS-PLAY is a freestanding PRO AUDIO STREAMERSIP to audio converter whichis also available in a 1U rack-mount as the PS-PLAYS.It takes an IP audio feed and converts it toone of a number of different stereo outputs:balanced and unbalanced analogue audio,AES/EBU, S/PDIF & TOSlink digital audiooutputs.As for the PS-SEND, all the configurationsettings for the unit are accessed via a localweb-server built into it. The unit can decodeone of a number of audio streams, such PS-PLAY IP to Audio Streaming Decoderas those generated by the PS-SEND (MP3, denotes power to the unit. The audio output playing any of the audio formats previouslyG.711 and PCM) and including AAC+V2, can be monitored on the front panel ¼” mentioned.Ogg Vorbis and WMA audio files from (6.35mm) stereo jack socket in combinationexternal USB as well as from sources such The rear panel has 2 x RJ45 connectors, with a headphone volume knob. Theas Shoutcast, Icecast (Internet radio), VLC one for the 10/100Mbit Ethernet interface analogue audio outputs can be switchedand from RTP servers. The unit can receive and one for GPIO connections. The PS- to be either a fixed level output or to bestreams from HTTP (TCP/IP) and RTP (UDP) PLAY has 2 output relay contacts which controlled by the front panel volume knob.protocols, as well as raw TCP and UDP can triggered remotely over IP from a The volume can also be adjusted, as wellpackets. The unit can also configure its own connected PS-SEND unit. There is a 9 way as many other features, using an infra-redIP address using DHCP/BOOTP, IPzator or D-type RS232 serial connection for control remote control (available separately).AutoIP. A readout of the set IP address can of the unit by automation systems and forbe heard on every reset using SONICIP The PS-PLAY can be configured with up firmware updates. The unit can be remotetechnology, if selected. to 3 sources. The sources are prioritized controlled via serial connection, TCP or UDP in number order. If one has failed, the and remote management of the unit is alsoTwo red and green front panel LEDs indicate next one will attempt to play. If all fail, an possible using SNMP traps.what state the unit is currently in, be it external USB drive will be used as a back-upnormal operational mode or bootstrap Power to the unit is via a universal supply source. The external USB plugs into the USBmode, and also indicates the current 85V - 264V fused IEC mains socket. socket on the front of the unit. This enablesnetwork connection status. A blue LED the PS-PLAY to act as a USB audio player, Technical Specification for PS-PLAY Analogue 2 x XLR 3 pin (balanced)( L&R) Headphones Drives 150mW into 32Ω to WAV (IMA ADPCM+ 16bit PCM uncompressed: 8kHz Outputs: 2 x RCA phono (unbalanced)( L&R) Output: 600Ω stereo headphones to 48kHz) 1 x ¼ inch (6.35mm) stereo jack USB Port: 1 x USB A socket MP3 Layer 1 (32, 44.1 and 48kHz, CBR +VBR +ABR) headphone socket GPOs (General 2 x switchable relay contacts MP3 Layer 2 (16, 22.05 and 24kHz, CBR +VBR +ABR) Analogue Max 18dBu XLR balanced Purpose (simultaneously switched) Output Level: 8dBu RCA phono unbalanced AAC+ (HE-AAC v2 Level 3, incl.SBR and PS) Outputs): controlled from PS-SEND Input <50Ω (analogue balanced) Ogg Vorbis (floor 1) Serial Port: 1 x 9 way D-type socket, used to WMA 4.0/4.1/7/8/9 all profiles (5-384kbps) Impedance: send control commands and Input <75Ω (analogue unbalanced) update firmware General Features Impedance: Ethernet Port: 1 x RJ45 socket. Remote control Supported network transport protocols Output SNR: 94dB commands can be sent via TCP or RTP - UDP Output THD: 0.03% Relative UDP as well as firmware updates. IR Remote Remote commands can be sent HTTP - TCP Interchannel 80dB (Ref FSD) Isolation Receiver: using optional remote control via SIP (Cross Talk): built in IR sensor Raw UDP Analogue -60dB to 18dB via front panel Mains Input: Filtered IEC, 85 - 264VAC, 47 - 63 Hz Raw TCP Output Gain control knob, or optional IR Fuse Rating: Anti-surge fuse 1A 20 x 5mm Range: controller SNMP - traps for remote management Audio Codec Specifications PS-PLAY Digital Outputs: 1 x AES/EBU XLR 3 pin female DHCP, BOOTP, IPZator or AUTOIP - Dynamic IP address G.711 (U Law/A Law 8kHz to 48kHz sampling rate) resolution 1 x S/PDIF RCA phono 1 x TOSLink optical input SonicIP IP Address readout Tel: +44 (0)1933 650 700 Fax: +44 (0)1933 650 726 Email: sales@sonifex.co.uk Internet: www.sonifex.co.uk 15
  • PRO AUDIO STREAMERS Pro Audio Streamers PS-AMP IP to It is also available in a 1U rack-mount as the PS-AMPS. The PS-AMP has the same Speakers Streaming feature-set as the PS-PLAY except that there are no individual audio outputs other than Decoder the speaker terminals. The PS-AMP uses an integrated 2 x 15W D-class amplifier toPRO AUDIO STREAMERS The PS-AMP is a freestanding deliver audio directly to a pair of connected speakers. unit which converts an IP For further information on features please audio stream directly to refer to the PS-PLAY. speaker outputs. Technical Specification for PS-AMP Analogue 2 x speaker connectors (2 each Outputs: black and red terminals) 1 x ¼” (6.35mm) stereo jack headphone socket Headphones Drives 150mW into 32Ω to Output: 600Ω stereo headphones Headphone -60dB – 18dB via front panel control Level Range: knob or optional IR controller USB Port: 1 x USB A socket GPOs (General 2 x switchable relay contacts Purpose Outputs): (simultaneously switched) controlled from PS-SEND Serial Port: 1 x 9 way D-type socket, used to send control commands and update firmware Ethernet Port: 1 x RJ45 socket. Remote control commands can be sent via TCP or UDP as well as firmware updates. IR Remote Remote commands can be sent using Receiver: optional remote control via built in IR sensor Speaker Power: 15W per channel into 8Ω @ 10% THD+N Mains Input: Filtered IEC, 85 - 264VAC, 47 - 63 Hz Fuse Rating: Anti-surge fuse 1A 20 x 5mm Audio Codec Specifications PS-AMP G.711 (U Law/A Law 8kHz to 48kHz sampling rate) WAV (IMA ADPCM+ 16bit PCM uncompressed: 8kHz to 48kHz) PS-AMP IP to Speakers Streaming Decoder MP3 Layer 1 (32, 44.1 and 48kHz, CBR +VBR +ABR) MP3 Layer 2 (16, 22.05 and 24kHz, CBR +VBR +ABR) AAC+ (HE-AAC v2 Level 3, incl.SBR and PS) Ogg Vorbis (floor 1) WMA 4.0/4.1/7/8/9 all profiles (5-384kbps) General Features Supported network transport protocols RTP - UDP HTTP - TCP SIP Raw UDP Raw TCP SNMP - traps for remote management DHCP, BOOTP, IPZator or AUTOIP - Dynamic IP address resolution SonicIP IP Address readout16 Tel: +44 (0)1933 650 700 Fax: +44 (0)1933 650 726 Email: sales@sonifex.co.uk Internet: www.sonifex.co.uk
  • S0 MIXING CONSOLES0 Mixing ConsoleS0 Radio Broadcasting MixerA simple radio mixer for novice and professional users…The S0 is a high quality yet S0 MIXING CONSOLEsimple to operate radiobroadcast mixer ideally suitedto community radio stations,for educational purposesand for internet radio. Easy tounderstand, the S0 includes atelephone hybrid for makingand recording telephone callsand a 3.5mm stereo jack forplugging in an mp3 player.The addition of a USB port allows forrecording to a PC and for playing a PCautomation system directly through themixer. The headphone outputs have a built S0 Radio Broadcast Mixer Iso Viewin limiter to offer hearing protection and thestudio speakers mute when a microphone The uncomplicated and intuitive front panel Providing in total 4 mic, 12 stereo line, 1 TBUfader is open, with automatic mic live sign layout ensures that the unit appeals to novices & 1 stereo auxiliary inputs which you canswitching. The S0 allows presenters and DJs and broadcast professionals alike, whilst a switch between.to be up and running quickly with a fully range of user configurable options allows forfeatured radio studio mixer. flexible operation. Input Channels Input source buttons at the top of eachThe Sonifex S0 mixer is a compact, low The console consists of nine input channels: channel strip are used to select the requiredcost, fixed format broadcast mixing console mono or stereo source. The mixer has twodesigned for on-air radio use. It uses the unbalanced RCA phono line inputs. main stereo buses, PGM (Program) and RECsame high quality circuitry and components (Record), so each channel also has PGM andas the Sonifex S2 and S1 mixers to provide inputs. REC buttons to independently select whichan audio experience second to none. The S0 mixer bus the selected input is routed to.can be fitted flush into a desk-top or can be handset ports)/stereo unbalanced RCArack mounted directly using the front panel phono auxiliary input with a parallel The XLR microphone inputs on channelsmounting holes. 3.5mm stereo jack input on the front panel. 1 to 4 have individually selectable +48VS0 Radio Broadcast Mixer Rear. Tel: +44 (0)1933 650 700 Fax: +44 (0)1933 650 726 Email: sales@sonifex.co.uk Internet: www.sonifex.co.uk 17
  • S0 MIXING CONSOLE S0 Mixing Console phantom power and a gain calibration potentiometer providing up to 65dB of gain for the pre-amp. Input channel 1 also serves as the microphone input for a dedicated talkback channel. The stereo RCA phono line inputs onS0 MIXING CONSOLE channels 1 to 8 have 10dB of gain at the input to compensate for unbalanced consumer inputs. Input channel 9 is a TBU and stereo auxiliary input channel. The TBU allows direct connection to a telephone line and allows calls to be made and received through the mixer using the handset connection. The auxiliary channel can switch between 2 independent inputs, one on the rear panel and one on the front panel. Any channel which has the fader up is routed to the selected output, either PGM or REC or both. S0 Radio Broadcast Mixer Top View Gain for each channel is trimmed by the front panel TRIM control providing ±15dB of gain. A PAN/BAL(ance) control is available to loudspeaker and headphone levels are facilitate stereo imaging. independently variable between 0 (cut off ) The use of VCAs controlled by the and 10 (max). ALPS long throw 100mm faders gives a With the concerns over listening levels radio. smooth, repeatable response and ensures being too high in headphones, the addition tight stereo tracking while eliminating of an adjustable limit level potentiometer mechanical and electronic noise. on the rear panel of the mixer is a great USB Audio for Playback and Recording idea which limits the maximum level of the The S0 has the option to send and receive audio routed to the presenter and guest audio over USB. This allows the audio on headphone outputs. An illuminated MUTE the REC bus to be sent to a PC for recording LED shows when a live microphone channel or monitoring purposes. Also, the S0 can has muted the loudspeakers and there is a receive a USB audio stream from a PC and MUTE contact output available to illuminate route it to the auxiliary inputs on channel a ‘MIC LIVE’ light via a 6.35mm stereo jack 8. Alternatively, this signal can be routed to socket on the rear panel. channels 5, 6 or 7 if required. A three way electronically interlocking illuminated switch bank selects the source Output Channels routed to the loudspeaker and headphone The S0 has separate stereo PGM and REC outputs from either PGM, REC or from an bus outputs. The PGM bus is output on additional unbalanced stereo RCA phono balanced stereo XLRs and the REC bus is input EXT 1. This external input can be used output on unbalanced stereo RCA phono for monitoring an off air signal or studio connectors. There are monitor outputs for selected source in mono in the left ear, output. presenter headphones, guest headphones and pre-fade in mono in the right ear. and loudspeakers. Green illuminated AUTO CUE/PFL (pre fade Metering listen) buttons adjacent to each level control Monitoring & Headphone Limiter A pair of bright 21 segment LED meters allow the automatic monitoring of any The monitor loudspeakers, presenter can be configured to show either VU or channel that has been selected to pre-fade, headphones and guest headphones are PPM metering. The meters follow the either to the monitors or headphones. on 6.35mm stereo jack sockets and the selection of the presenter headphones headphones can be plugged in to the For the presenter headphones, SPLIT CUE/ including any pre-fade or split pre-fade front and rear of the mixer. The monitor PFL can be selected which places the function.18 Tel: +44 (0)1933 650 700 Fax: +44 (0)1933 650 726 Email: sales@sonifex.co.uk Internet: www.sonifex.co.uk
  • S0 MIXING CONSOLES0 Mixing ConsoleTalkback are highly configurable providing a pulsed or continuous latched outputs, andA separate TALKBACK button is provided comprehensive range of options to interface if in pulsed mode the START button has theto allow the presenter to talk to a guest on external equipment to the mixer. Each capability to produce repeated start pulses.the guest headphones. The S0 uses input channel input has its own START and STOPchannel 1 as the talkback source. remote controls which can be triggered Configuration Settings when the channel is routed to the PGM or The S0 has a range of software configurableChannel Remotes S0 MIXING CONSOLE REC bus and the fader is opened or closed. options which can be used to customizeThe remote outputs for each channel The remotes can be set-up to be either the operation of the mixer. It is possible to enable or disable specific inputs, enable phantom power for the microphone channels and limit which buses each channel can be routed to. Other settings control auto cancelling of PRE FADE when the channel fader is opened and all the remote output configurations. The S0 has an integral universal switch mode power supply, which uses an IEC mains inlet. S0 Radio Broadcast Mixer Side ViewS0 Radio Broadcast Mixer Dimensions Technical Specification for S0 Input / Output Impedances Range Remote Outputs: 9 x 6.35mm (1/4”) stereo jack Mic Input: > 1k5Ω electronically balanced Pan Range: Off/-3dB Centre/Off sockets (one per channel) 1 x 6.35mm (1/4”) stereo jack socket Stereo Line > 20kΩ electronically unbalanced Balance Range: ± 6dB for light control Inputs: Common Mode Rejection Ratio Telephone: 2 x RJ11 6/4 (1 x line, 1 x handset) PGM Output: < 50Ω electronically balanced Mic Input: > 60dB typically USB Audio: 1 x Type-B receptacle REC Output: < 75Ω unbalanced Output USB Serial: 1 x Type-B receptacle Monitor Output: < 75Ω unbalanced Maximum PGM +26dBu balanced Mains Input: Filtered IEC, continuously rated Input / Output Gain Range Output: 85-264VAC, 47-63Hz, 45W nominal, Mic Input: Preset pot +24dB to +67dB ref Maximum REC +16dBu unbalanced >50W peak -50dBu, Output: Fuse Rating: Anti-surge fuse 2A 20 x 5mm TRIM pot ± 15dB Headphone > 16Ω, recommended 250Ω Equipment Type Line Input: +10dB ref 0dBu at PGM output, TRIM Output Load: pot ± 15dB S0: S0 radio broadcast mixer Input & Output Connections Frequency Response Physical Specification Audio Inputs: 4 x Microphone XLR-3 pin sockets Mic Input: 40Hz to 20kHz –1dB, +0dB 12 x Pair stereo line RCA phono sockets Dimensions 48.3cm (W) x 35.6cm (D) x 12.5cm (H) 1 x Pair stereo aux RCA phono sockets (Raw): 19” (W) x 14” (D) x 4.9” (H) Line Input: 20Hz to 20kHz –0.5dB, +0dB 1 x Stereo aux 3.5mm jack socket Dimensions 67cm (W) x 44cm (D) x 25cm (H) Noise (20Hz to 20kHz) (Boxed): 26.4” (W) x 17.3” (D) x 9.84” (H) Audio Outputs: Mic Input E.I.N.: -130dB with 150Ω source. Cut-Out 44cm (W) x 34.7cm (D) PGM: 2 x XLR-3 pin plug (balanced) Dimensions: 17.32” (W) x 13.66” (D) Stereo Inputs -92dBu ref 0dB (fader down, no routing) REC: 1 x Stereo pair RCA phono sockets Weight: Nett: 8.5kg Gross: 10.12kg Monitor Inputs: 1 x Stereo pair RCA phono sockets Nett: 18.7lb Gross: 22.26lb Distortion Total Harmonic 0.015% at 1kHz, 0.015% at 10kHz Monitor Outputs: 5 x 6.35mm (1/4”) stereo jack Distortion: ref +8dBu sockets (2 x presenter, 2 x guest, 1 x loudspeaker) Tel: +44 (0)1933 650 700 Fax: +44 (0)1933 650 726 Email: sales@sonifex.co.uk Internet: www.sonifex.co.uk 19
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