Focusrite Introduces RedNet A16R 16-Channel Analog I/O

A16R Brings 16-Channel Analog I/O With Redundancy to Focusrite’s RedNet

Focusrite introduces its RedNet A16R 16-Channel Analog I/O at The NAMM Show 2016. The latest addition to Focusrite’s RedNet range of Dante-based audio-over-IP interfaces, the A16R is presented in a rugged, single-rackspace all-metal enclosure matching other products in the series.

It features 16 channels of network-connected 24-bit/192kHz A/D/A conversion, and offers high-quality, line-level analog audio in and out with full network and power supply redundancy. RedNet A16R carries on the legacy and exceptional sound quality of its predecessor, the RedNet 2 16-channel I/O unit.

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Analog inputs and outputs are accessible via four rear panel DB-25 connectors wired to AES59 specification, while two XLR connectors provide additional AES 3/AES 11 (digital audio/DARS) I/O connectivity. Word clock I/O connections are made via BNC sockets and permit switchable termination. Dual network connections are provided on locking etherCON connectors and the dual PSU power inputs include cable-retaining clips.

The A16R operates at standard sample rates up to 192kHz, 24-bit, including pull up/down, with sample rate and operating levels selected remotely via host computer software. The unit offers a dynamic range of 119dB A-weighted, A/D and D/A, with a frequency response of 20Hz-20kHz ±0.15dB.

Front panel indicators include triple-color LED level indication along with sample rate, clock source, PSU and network status indicators.

Focusrite states that it will begin shipping the A16R in summer 2016.

Find more information about Focusrite's RedNet range of Dante-based audio-over-IP interfaces.

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