8 Channel Dante Breakout Box (out of stock)

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  • 8 analog outputs (balanced XLR)
  • optional 4 AES/EBU outputs (8 channels, balanced XLR)
  • optional 4 AES/EBU inputs (8 channels), balanced XLR, available in Q3/2013
  • word clock output
  • gigabit network connection – for lowest latency
  • Dante glitch free redundancy – a very important feature for live events
  • integrated network switch
    • third network connector for connecting none Dante devices to network without need of additional switch
    • supports ‘non redundant mode’ (‘switched mode’) for secondary network connector
  • supported sample rates: 44,1, 48, 88,2, 96, 176,4 and 192 kHz
  • front panel:
    • Bright Identify LED for device identification
    • Network status LEDs
    • Status LEDs for each channel: signal present, mute, subscription status, error
  • Attenuation, phase invert, mute for each channel

Dante benefits

  • Plug-and-play technology – automatic discovery and simple signal routing
  • Reduced Cost & Complexity- No special skills required to set up audio networking
  • Sample accurate playback synchronization
  • Lowest latency available from any networking technology
  • Deterministic latency throughout the network
  • Scalable, flexible network topology supporting a large number of senders and receivers
  • Supports mix of 100 Mbps, 1Gbps, through 10Gbps networks
  • Supports a single integrated network for audio, video, control and monitoring
  • Uses inexpensive, off-the-shelf computer networking equipment
  • Direct connection to PCs for multi-channel playback using a Dante Virtual Soundcard for both PCs and Macs
  • AVB Ready
Technical Data
Max. Output Level +18 dBu
Dynamic Range 118 dB (A-weighted)
115 dB (linear wighted)
Harmonic distortions 4-45 kHz
THD (f) @ +4dBu -114 dB
Max. Input Level +14 dBu
Input Sensitivity -46 dBu bis +14 dBu
Input Supply 48 V phantom power or4 mA constant current supply

Audio Performance Measurements

The plots below show some measurements on the frequency response, total harmonic distortion and noise of the DBO1. Please click on any of the plots to open a gallery. More detailed measurements can be found in the manual.


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