Lawo is debuting at the IBC show a console capable of natively using Ravenna/AES67 digital IP audio.
The mc 236 is aimed at multiple venues — broadcast, theater, installation or live sound. Its capabilities include a 512 x 512 internal audio routing matrix. It can interface with Lawo’s Nova routers. Up to 192 DSP channels can be used.
The console makes of numerous touchscreens and multipurpose rotary encoders. Depending on application the mc236 can process Dolby and DTS surround sound formats (up to 7.1) and it offers parametric EQs, compressors, expanders, gates, limiters and a variety of measurement meter formats.
Besides Ravenna/AES67, it can work with analog audio, MADI, ADAT and AES3. Console setting can be saved and transferred via USB. Frame sizes are 16, 24 and 40 faders.