CRESCENDO platinum

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, je 30 A
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
RMC Console controller, provides DSP core functions, for 1–2 consoles
RMDQ DSP card, 1–7 cards per consolee
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

Console Surface Specifications

Headphone terminals 2 (front, left and right)
USB ports 2 (front, left and right)
Nearfield speaker terminals 2 (rear, left and right)
Talkback microphone port 1 (front, centrally located)
Lamp terminals 1 per bay (rear)
Speaker brackets 2 (rear, left and right, optional)
Goniometer bracket 1 (rear, centrally located, optional)
Sheet holder Optional, 22 cm, 33 cm (optionally with lights), 66 cm
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
Controls 11 dual encoders (touch-enabled), 100-mm smooth-action fader (touch-enabled), 32 backlit keys, and 1 OLED display per channel strip
Star Router connectivity Optical (optional redundancy)
1 Gbps over 50/125-μm fiber, 800 meters range, LC duplex ports
User-assignable keys 40 logic keys (TWAC) for operating console and system global functions and commands, 8 source keys (TMON)
Panel dimensions 332mm x 400 mm
Channel strips per panel 8 (TMUL, TFAD, TTFT)

Audio and Control Performance

Channel strips with 2 inputs (A/B) Panels with 8 operating strips each (8–56 strips in total per console)
Summing buses Up to 128 freely programmable buses (dependent upon number of DSP cards and configured channels)
Input channels >500 (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
Boot performance Console and NEXUS Star Router: 14 seconds
Configuration computer: approx. 30 seconds (audio processors and console control
components are independent of the PC and the operating system)
Refresh rate 10 ms for all audio parameters of all channels and all user-interface settings
Snapshot and scene storing and loading <10 ms
Behavior after power outage Full data retention guaranteed; Console ready for operation after 14 seconds (including meters and restored project data including snapshots, scenes, etc.); configuration computer ready for operation after approx. 30 seconds


Macro controller Full integration with NEXUS Logic Control


2.0 through to 7.1 built-in; ISOSTEM patented algorithm (mathematically fully reversible upmix/downmix) for NEXUS XDSP card optionally available
Control groups Mute, stereo, surround, link, master/slave, VCA
Automation Snapshot and scene automation
Conference calls Built-in N–1 (mix-minus) matrix for up to 96 N–1 busses
Remote control Virtual Surface software (optional)
Loudness metering EBU R128 compliant, on sum bus channels and group channels; individual channels may be monitored through NEXUS monitoring software (integrated into the console)
Audio-follow-video Yes, incl. adjustable fade curves and times for each channel, custom dependencies configurable inside NEXUS Logic Control
Automix Optional (4 groups, no channel limitation)
Monitoring 1x stereo, 1x 5.1
Channel formats Mono, stereo, 5.1
Delay Up to 2,700 ms per channel
Control formats Remotely controllable through RAS, ROSS, MOSART, MIDI
External device control Machine control through Sony 9-Pin, RS232, RS422, MIDI;
virtually unlimited when using NEXUS Logic Control
Waves Plugin-Server-Integration Yes
Spillfunktion Yes