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Lynx Aurora 8 AD/DA Converter 1U  

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8-channel, 192kHz AD/DA converter with front-panel control of all routing and sample rate options.

The Lynx Studio Technology Aurora 8 AD/DA Converter offers impeccable audio quality and control in a single-rack space, 8-channel unit. The Aurora 8 features 192kHz analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog conversion with front panel control of all routing and sample rate options. Access extended functions in the Aurora 8 via computer with the Lynx AES16, or by infrared using compatible laptops and handheld Pocket PCs. The Aurora 8 converter's rear panel has Clock and MIDI I/0 connectors and an LSlot bay for optional use of ADAT and other audio interfaces.

Simultaneous 8-channel analog I/O and 8-channel AES/EBU I/O
24-bit/192kHz mastering quality A/D and D/A conversion
192kHz AES/EBU I/O supporting single and dual wire modes
Single rack space configuration
Extensive remote control capability via Lynx AES16, IrDA and MIDI
Onboard 32-channel digital mixer provides flexible I/O routing
Word clock I/O with Lynx SynchroLock sample clock technology
Digital I/O DB-25 connectors follow Yamaha pinout protocol
Analog I/O DB-25 connectors follow Tascam pinout protocol
RoHS compliant

Aurora 8 AD/DA Converter 1U Specifications:

AC Power: 115VAC, 70W
Size 1.75"H x 19"W x 9"D
Certifications: CE and FCC Class B EMI, CE product safety

Analog I/O:
8 inputs and 8 outputs
Type: Electronically balanced or unbalanced
Level: +4 dBu nominal/+20 dBu max. or -10 dBV nominal/+6 dBV max.
Input impedance Balanced mode: 24 Ohms
Unbalanced mode: 12 Ohms
Output Impedance Balanced mode: 100 Ohms
Unbalanced mode: 50 Ohms
Output drive: 600 Ohm impedance, 0.2F capacitance
A/D and D/A Type: 24-bit multilevel, delta-sigma

Analog In Performance:
Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz, +0/-0.1dB
Dynamic range: 117dB, A-weighted
Channel crosstalk: -120 dB maximum, 1kHz signal, -1 dBFS
THD + N: -108dB (0.0004%) @ -1 DBFS, -104dB (0.0006%) @ -6 DBFS, 1kHz signal, 22 Hz - 22 kHz BW

Analog Out Performance:
Frequency response: 20Hz - 20kHz, +0/-0.1dB
Dynamic range 117 dB, A-weighted
Channel crosstalk -120 dB max., 1kHz signal, -1 dBFS
THD + N: -107dB (0.00045%) @ -1 DBFS, -106dB (0.00050%) @ -6 DBFS, 1kHz signal, 22Hz - 22kHz BW

Digital I/O:
Number/Type: 8 inputs and 8 outputs, 24-bit AES/EBU format, transformer coupled
Channels: 8 in/out in single-wire mode, 4 in/out in dual-wire mode
Sample rates: all standard rates and variable rates up to 192kHz in both single-wire and dual-wire modes

Onboard digital mixer (via AES16):
Type: Hardware-based, low latency
Routing: Ability to route any input to any or multiple
Mixing: Up to four input or playback signals mixed to any output, 40-bit precision
Status" Peak levels to -114dB on all inputs and outputs

Digital I/O Ports: 25-pin female D-sub connectors
Port A: channels 1-8 I/O
Yamaha pinout standard

Analog I/O Ports: 25-pin female D-sub connectors.
Analog In 1-8
Analog Out 1-8
Tascam pinout standard

External Clock: 75-Ohm BNC word clock input and output
MIDI: One input and one output, standard opto-isolated, 5-pin female DIN connectors

Remote Control Options:
Function: Controls all I/O, levels, monitoring, routing, and setting recall
Method: AES16”with PC or Macintosh
IrDA”For compatible pocket PCs and laptops
MIDI”Selected MIDI devices

LSlot Expansion Port:
Compatibility: supports Lynx LSlot expansion cards
Channels: Up to 16 input and 16 output simultaneously at up to 192kHz sample rate
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