Prism Sound 8C-AES Module

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Prism Sound 8C-AES Module


Prism Sound 8C-AES Module

The Prism Sound 8C-AES AES3 I/O Module provides eight bidirectional channels of AES3 digital audio for the ADA-8XR mainframe

The 8C-AES AES3 I/O Module transmits eight channels of digital audio input and output for the ADA-8XR on four AES3 carriers in each direction. The input and output sections of the module are completely independent, which means they can be assigned to different paths* with different sample rates, sync sources, and other options. The AES3 I/O module can be thought of as two modules in one; one input module and one output module. 

Prism Sound 8C-AES - Just the Facts:

  • Eight bi-directional channels of AES3 digital audio
  • Accommodates up to 24-bit/192kHz resolution
  • Independent input and output sections can support different sample rates and sync
  • Functions like two modules in one
  • Single- and dual-wire operation

Prism Sound 8C-AES - Under the Hood

The module can accommodate extended sample rates (up to 192kHz) in Split96 (two-wire) or high-speed (one-wire) modes, and can output consumer or professional Channel Status. Inputs and outputs may be connected via jumper to comply with either AES3 or S/PDIF carrier voltage levels and impedance. 

*The Prism Sound ADA-8XR has dual-path architecture, which allows independent operation of two 8-channel paths

For more information or assistance configuring an ADA-8XR with 8C-AES or other modules, call or chat online with your PAD Studio Integrator.

  • Group delay (AES3 to output): 34/FS
  • Connection: Transformer-coupled female DB-25 connector
  • AES3 mode: I/O impedance: 110 ohm
  • Output carrier amplitude (loaded): 3.2Vp-p
  • S/PDIF mode: I/O impedance: 75 ohm
  • Output carrier amplitude (loaded): 0.5Vp-p
  • Output channel status: Professional or consumer
  • Input jitter tolerance: 15UIp-p below 200Hz; 0.5UIp-p above 8kHz (1UI=163ns @ 48kHz)
  • Word length: 16-, 20-, or 24-bit

Single-wire or double-wire (“Split96”�) input and output modes supported @ 88.2, 96, 176.4 and 192kHz


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