NEXUS Star Router Specifications

Design 19" module frame, 6 RU
Dimensions 265 mm . 482 mm . 410 mm (width x height x depth, approx., without connectors and handles)
Slots 21, incl. 14 DSP card slots
DSP cards 1 to 7 per audio mixing console
Latency < 1.5 ms @ 48 kHz/s
< 1 ms @ 96 kHz/s (incl. A/D and D/A conversion on the NEXUS network)
Power supply units 110-240 V, 50-60 Hz,, 30 A each,
single-phase, phase redundancy supported
Redundancy options Power supplies, matrix, controller cards, DSP (user-configurable), optical links on the NEXUS network, links to the console
Cards Hot-swap-enabled, fully operable 2–3 seconds after installation
RMCQ Console controller, provides DSP core functions
RMDQ DSP card, 1–7 cards per console
RCX Router controller and matrix, optionally 2nd RCX card for redundancy
RMF MADI interface
RIF67 AES67 / Ravenna / Dante interface
RFOC Optical interface to NEXUS base devices, 4 SFP ports receiving SM or MM fibers
RPSU Power supply, 110–240 V, 50–60 Hz, 30 A
RMC interface LTC, MIDI, RS232, RS422
RCX interface 9-Pin, USB, ETH


Audio and Control Performance

Channel strips with 2 inputs (A/B) Panels with 8 operating strips each (8–96 strips in total per console)
Summing buses Up to 128 freely programmable buses (dependent upon number of DSP cards and configured channels)
Input channels Approx. 800 (dependent upon number of DSP cards and configured buses) 
Algorithms 40-bit floating-point, minimum latency, all channels summed with single-sample accuracy, identical latency across all DSP channels guaranteed
Sample rates 44,1 / 48 / 88,2 / 96 kHz
Interfaces All audio I/Os on the NEXUS network – access to all GPIOs, serial, and Ethernet links
Microphone and line A/D converters TrueMatch®, 32-bit resolution, 158 dB(A) dynamics
Line A/D converters TrueMatch®, 32-bit resolution, 135 dB(A) dynamics
D/A converters 24-bit resolution, 131 dB(A) dynamics
GPIO card Optional components: GPIO feat. 16 optocoupler inputs plus 16 semiconductor relay outputs (max.) on 25-pin D-Sub port, common-potential or floating-pair configurations supported, input and output filters for noise suppression
Star Router connectivity Optical (optional redundancy) 1 Gbps over 50/125-μm fiber, 800 meters range, LC duplex ports



  12-fader console 24-fader console 36-fader console 48-fader console 60-fader console 72-fader console
Number of panels  1  2  3  4  5  6
Operating depth (approx.)  700 mm 700 mm 700 mm 700 mm 700 mm 700 mm
Depth (total) 913 mm 913 mm 913 mm 913 mm 913 mm 913 mm
Console height 424 mm 424 mm 424 mm 424 mm 424 mm 424 mm
Height incl. legs 1.066 mm 1.066 mm 1.066 mm 1.066 mm 1.066 mm 1.066 mm
Width (incl. standard side panels) 593 mm 1.095 mm 1.597 mm 2.099 mm 2.601 mm 3.103 mm