Suggested Applications

› In radio and TV broadcasting: Switching rooms, broadcast-complex networking, studio audio matrix, signal transmission

› In recording and post-production studios: Mixing-console and studio routers, broadcast-complex networking

› In theatres, concert halls, convention centres, and exhibition grounds: Interconnection of recording studios, stages, sound-reinforcement facilities, and other areas, hall and complex networking

NEXUS STAR Specifications Overview

  • Digital audio network and routing system
  • Mixed operation of MADI and optical interfaces on a NEXUS Base Device
  • 4,096 × 4,096 crosspoints on the NEXUS STAR
  • In-sync signal processing
  • Up to 31 Base Devices can be connected
  • Cascadable
  • Backplane with 21 slots (4 HP each) including 16 I/O-board slots
  • Constant latency of just six samples
  • Modest space requirements (six units in a 19" rack)
  • Innovative high-speed routing unit with bus clock rate of 2 × 100 MHz and transmission rate of 12 Gbps
  • Sample rates: 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96 KHz (dependent on configuration)
  • Globally adjustable full-scale level (0 dBFS = 0 to 22/24 dBu analogue level)
  • Multiple redundant power-supply units supported
  • Continuous execution of internal test routines
  • Hot-swap capability
  • Uninterrupted signal re-routing (requires redundant optical lines)