ALC NetworX GmbH says eight partners are launching new products featuring the Ravenna audio transport technology standard at IBC2018. Here are some that should be of interest to Radio World readers.
Lawo is showing the A_WAN Series of WAN-capable AoIP nodes for high quality mic/line/AES3 and dual-redundant MADI interfacing at stand 8.B50. In addition to SMPTE 2110-30/31, AES67 and Ravenna support, the devices also offer SMPTE 2022-7 class C streaming redundancy and PTP/Wordclock sync, the company says. It’s also housed in a 1U from factor with fanless, low-noise and dual redundant power.
At stand 8.E61, Sonifex introduces the AVN Portal range of multi-channel AES67 audio interface mix engines. The company also says it’s bringing two talkback intercoms that link devices over a standard Ethernet network using AES67 for installation and browser configuration, part of the AVN series.
Ward-Beck Systems is displaying the PreMo-222 at stand 8.F57. The fully AES67- and ST2110-compliant dual mic preamp and dual stereo headset driver also features PoE plus redundant local power supply.
Then at stand 8.E85, DirectOut is debuting the PRODIGY-MC modular audio converter and router that can route up to 320 inputs and 324 outputs. It has eight converter slots for AD/DA, mic-pre and AES3 plus MADI and network audio option boards. Redundant streaming is provided by its Ravenna module, which supports AES67/ST2110 and ST2022-7. The device is controlled via browser-based GUI and touch display globcon.
The GatesAir Intraplex IP Link 200A is on display at stand 8.D60. This codec provides two full duplex stereo channels with Ravenna/AES67 compatibility, as well as supports AES3/Analog channel for mix-mode operation. It features three network interfaces with patented Dynamic Stream Splicing and SynchroCast technologies for transport reliability and SFN application.
DHD Audio presents the RX2 mixing console at stand 8.B31. The RX2 is Ravenna/AES67-compliant, and it features integrated touch screens for fader modules (from six to 60 faders) and central modules in a tabletop form factor.