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Klark Teknik DN 9696

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Klark Teknik's DN 9696 is a high-resolution hard disk recorder aimed at the live performance environment. The DN9696 offers 96 tracks of 96kHz audio at 24-bit and nine hours internal recording time. It features mirrored drive capability, allowing simultaneous internal and external HD recording for real-time backup and redundancy, removing the need for time-consuming copying at the end of a concert.

It is packaged as a simple-to-use, stand-alone single-box solution. Other features include front panel and GUI operation, dual-redundant AES50 connections, full integration with Midas digital systems, stand-alone recording using Midas XL8 analog and digital I/O, and Broadcast WAV files, which can easily be imported into any DAW system.

At the heart of the DN9696 is a customised version of the SADiE MTR software and DSP core, with added features specifically for the live environment, including a front panel Solo/PFL headphone output for monitoring and simple transport controls for play/stop/record functions.

The DN9696 occupies 5U of rackspace, has very simple cable requirements and doesn’t require a dedicated recording technician. Klark Teknik recommends the use of SADiE workstations for studio mixdown but the DN9696 files are equally at home being mixed on other professional workstations.

For more information, visit www.klarkteknik.com. For additional SR news, visit The Briefing Room or mixonline.com/live/products/.