Neutrik USA Debuts the NA2-IO-DPRO Mic, Line, AES/EBU I/O to Dante® Interface

2 In / 2 Out breakout box designed to connect legacy audio equipment with the Dante network
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Neutrik's NA2-IO-DPRO Dante Interface

Neutrik's NA2-IO-DPRO Dante Interface

Charlotte, NC – June 2019 - InfoComm Booth #6361… Neutrik USA, the leading supplier of robust and reliable professional connectivity solutions for audio, video, and data, is pleased to announce the new 2-in, 2-out NA2-IO-DPRO Dante Interface. The NA2-IO-DPRO features two inputs switchable between Mic, Line, and AES/EBU signals plus two outputs switchable between analog Line and AES/EBU. Two Dante ports provide for either redundancy or device daisy chaining. With its small size, metal construction, and removable rubber protector, the NA2-IO-DPRO offers a rugged, reliable solution that is well suited to a wide range of applications.

The NA2-IO-DPRO front panel provides two latching XLR inputs plus two XLR outputs. AES/EBU operation is seamlessly and independently auto detected for inputs and outputs. Using Neutrik's free DPRO controller software for Mac or PC, +48 V phantom power can be applied; microphone preamplifier gain, pad, and high-pass filtering can be set per channel; and input channels can be linked for matched operation. Output channels can be muted or unmuted within the software.

The NA2-IO-DPRO rear panel provides primary and secondary Dante ports over Neutrik etherCON® connectors. The secondary input can be configured for either Redundant mode or Switched mode (for daisy chaining). When operating in Switched mode in conjunction with a 60 W PoE injector, up to eight devices can be daisy chained. Up to four devices can be daisy chained with a 30 W PoE injector.

Neutrik’s NA2-IO-DPRO is AES67 compliant. Power must be externally supplied via either a PoE switch or a PoE injector per IEEE 802.3af/at, class 2 or no classification at 6W. With optional mounting brackets or a rack panel, the NA2-IO-DPRO can be mounted below tables, in floor boxes, in racks, or on the stage truss.

Fred Morgenstern, Neutrik USA's Product Director, commented on the company's new NA2-IO-DPRO. "The number one request we have received since releasing our first Dante adapter, NA2-IO-DLINE, last year was the inclusion of microphone preamps with variable gain. Secondly, our customers have requested an AES/EBU option. The new NA2-IO-DPRO offers both of those features while maintaining the compact, rugged, and versatile form factor of NA2-IO-DLINE. While NA2-IO-DLINE remains ideal for fixed-gain, analog-only applications, the wealth of analog and AES/EBU connectivity options offered by NA2-IO-DPRO will prove ideal for a wide range of users."

The Neutrik NA2-IO-DPRO Mic, Line, AES/EBU I/O to Dante® Interface is slated to be available October 2019.

About Neutrik USA

Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, Neutrik USA, a subsidiary of Neutrik AG, is the leading supplier of robust and reliable professional connectivity solutions. Neutrik manufactures a wide array of XLR connectors and receptacles, jacks and plugs, fiber optic connector systems, wireless systems and accessories for a broad range of customers ranging from rock bands to lighting design and industrial equipment to broadcast studios. For more information, please visit Neutrik USA online at http://www.neutrik.us/. Become a part of its social network family at www.facebook.com/NeutrikUSA, https://www.instagram.com/neutrik.usa/, https://www.linkedin.com/company/Neutrik-USA and https://twitter.com/NeutrikUSA.

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