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Digigram miXart 8 AES/EBU

Pristine PCI Card - 8/8 analog mono I/Os in Digigram quality and sophisticated audio routing/mixing w/AES/EBU

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miXart 8 is a unique platform, combining powerful Digigram onboard processing with comprehensive audio mixing functions. Boost your professional audio applications requiring multiple I/Os for distributing, recording, routing, and mixing with the legendary Digigram sound quality.
Its 8/8 analog mono I/Os in Digigram quality and its 4/4 stereo AES/EBU inputs/outputs make the miXart 8 AES/EBU the ideal card for professional audio environments, particularly broadcast. Due to its synchronization capabilities, this card is also an excellent choice to integrate audio within video systems. Software options available for the miXart 8 platform turn this card into a powerful, high-performing audio processing device.
Seamless integration
miXart 8 is delivered with a WAVE driver that allows managing direct-to-disk recording and playback functions via standard audio applications.
The VConsole Builder application, which is automatically installed along with the card's driver and the Wave driver, gives access to the management of a broad range of mixing and routing functionalities, using a virtual console as interface.

Main features:

Universal PCI compatibility (3.3V ready)
Clock programmable from 8 to 48 KHz
8 balanced analog mono inputs (4 mic/line)
8 balanced analog mono outputs
4 AES/EBU stereo inputs
4 AES/EBU stereo outputs
1 Word Clock sync input
1 AES/EBU sync input
1 black burst input
1 LTC input
1 Word Clock output
Direct-to-disk Record/Play
Audio mixing and routing
Parametric EQs, compressor, expander, noise gate
Onboard processing options

MPEG I layers I and II mono and stereo encoding
MPEG II layers I and II mono and stereo decoding
mp3 decoding
Sample Rate Conversion:
Simultaneous playback of sound files at different frequencies
Simultaneous recording of sound files at different frequencies

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For Windows (PC) ONLY

miXart 8
Bus/Format PCI master mode
Digital signal processor 8240 Power PC at 250 MHz
Memory SDRAM 16 MB
External Cache Memory -----
Size 265 mm X 107 mm
Power Consumption +5 V 2.4 A+12 V 0.3 A / -12 V 0.2 A
Operating: temp / humidity (noncondensing) 0°C to +50°C; 5% to 90%
Storage : temp / humidity (noncondensing) -5°C to +70°C; 0% to 95%
Connectors Breakout cable with 16 XLR connectors
Breakout cable for optional AES/EBU module with 9 XLR, 3 BNC, and 1 phono connectors
Analog mono inputs 4 switchable line/mic level, 4 line level
Inputs 1 to 4
Maximum input line level/Impedance
Analog variable gain
Inputs 5 to 8
Nominal input line level/Impedance Switchable:
+4 dBu or -10 dBV / <10k
AES/EBU stereo inputs 4 (optional)
ADAT inputs -----
Analog mono outputs
Maximum output line level/Impedance
Analog variable gain 8+22 dBu / <100
0.5 dB steps
AES/EBU stereo outputs 4 (optional)
ADAT outputs -----
AES/EBU syncinput/AES 11 compliant Optional independent
Word Clock/SuperWord
Clock sync input Optional
WordClock sync output Optional
LTC sync input Optional
LTC (SMPTE) input level -20 dBu to +6 dBu
Time code capture speed tolerance ±15%
Video sync input Optional blackburst
Sampling frequencies From 8 - 48 kHz
Audio processing 32 bit floating point
A/D and D/A converter resolutions 24 bit
Frequency response at 48 kHz(record + play) Only Play for miXart 16 ± 0.2 dB
Signal-to-noise ratio (unweighted) > +93 dB (line)
Distortion + noise at 1KHz (record + play) 0.004% (<-88 dB)
Channel phase difference : 20Hz to 20kHz 0.2° to 2°
Analog channel crosstalk at 1 KHz < -105 dB
Digigram management np SDK (PCX Tools, PCX Designer Kit), PCXedit, VConsole Builder, Vconsole Designer Kit
Other management Wave
OS supported Windows NT4, 2000 and XP; Linux ALSA version 0.9.1

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