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RME ADI-642 8-Channel Bidirectional MADI/AES Converter 24bit 192kHz

by RME
£2,229.00 inc. vat
£1,857.50 ex. vat
SKU SRMEADI642
Usually Ships in 3-5 Business Days.

The RME ADI-642 is an 8-channel format converter from MADI to AES and vice versa. Amongst other applications, the unit can serve as ideal AES/EBU frontend for the Hammerfall DSP MADI PCI card. Up to 192 kHz at 24-Bit are supported. Its most outstanding feature is an easy-to-use 72 x 74 routing matrix, which can assign an individual input channel to every single output channel, allowing free configuration of all 64 MADI channels and the 8 AES channels.

RME ADI-642 Connectivity

  • 1 x MADI I/O (optical and coaxial)
  • 4 x AES/EBU I/O
  • 1 x MIDI I/O
  • 1 x Stereo DA (Phones)
  • Com-Port I/O (RS232)
  • Word Clock I/O
  • RME Remote

RME ADI-642 Features

  • Direct support for MADI Double and Quad Wire
  • Automatic Delay Compensation when using more than one unit
  • Analog stereo monitor output, up to 192 kHz
  • Detailed status display for MADI and AES
  • Completely remote controlable via MIDI
  • Transfer of MIDI data via MADI
  • SteadyClock for maximum jitter reduction and clock regeneration

The compact unit with 19" width and 1 unit height serves as format converter MADI to/from AES Schematic View. MADI handles 64 channels of 24-Bit audio at sampling frequencies up to 48kHz, 32 channels up to 96kHz, and 16 channels up to 192kHz. All channels are transferred across a single cable, either coaxial (BNC) or optical network cable. In both cases, cable lengths of more than 100 meters can be achieved.

The AES/EBU channels are provided via 4 XLR inputs and outputs, respectively. The ADI-642 accepts 56 channels and 64 channels as well as 96k frame at its input and can be set to generate those formats at its output. This way the ADI-642 even serves as perfect interface between otherwise incompatible MADI devices.