Rane EXP2x Dante Expander for HAL1x (1RU)

Rane EXP2x Dante Expander for HAL1x (1RU)

Rane EXP2x Dante Expander for HAL1x (1RU)

Rane EXP2x Dante Expander for HAL1x (1RU)

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The 1RU EXP2x Dante Expander from Rane is an input/output expander that enables the HAL1x to send 32 and receive 32 audio channels from other Dante devices. The EXP2x can interface a HAL1x System with a Dante network and enables you to connect a Dante network between facilities or multiple independent HAL1x systems. Built-in sample rate converters support 48 kHz or 96 kHz sample rates on the Dante network.

Up to 16 EXP2x Expanders can be daisy-chained to a single HAL1x to max-out at 512 x 512 channels on both a single cable on the Dante network and the HAL1x's Expansion Bus. The HAL1x supports 32 expanders on its bus, thereby allowing the EXP2x to be combined with other expanders. The Dante Expander is also equipped with a secondary Dante port for either redundant mode or switch mode. The Dante Controller software can be used for all network audio and EXP2x Brooklyn II card management.

To aid troubleshooting, the EXP2x provides front panel and Halogen software indicators for Dante connection, network status, flow active, and audio signal present. Dante provides a self-configuring network with low latency, while providing a plug-and-play digital audio network using standard Internet protocols on existing infrastructure, without requiring a dedicated network. The expander is suitable for use in installed sound, performing arts venues, and education & corporate environments.

Supports 44.1, 48, 88.2, and 96 kHz Dante network sample rates
Up to 32 transmit channels and up to 32 receive channels at any supported sample rate
32 bi-directional channels of sample rate conversion
Switch mode and redundant mode for the secondary Dante network port
Clear signal presence and fault status indication in Halogen Software and on the EXP2x front panel
Discoverable and configurable using Dante Controller software
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Rane EXP2x Dante Expander for HAL1x (1RU)
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty (Extends to 3 Years with Filled Warranty Card)
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    Expansion Bus
    Audio Channels 512 in x 512 out
    Units Maximum: 16 (all channels used), daisy-chain with shielded CAT 5e or higher
    Cable Length Maximum: 300' (100 m)
    Sample Rates 44.1, 48, 88.2, or 96 kHz (adjustable using Dante Controller)
    Channels At Any Supported Sample Rate:
    32 x Send
    32 x Receive
    Wiring Class 2 (all rear panel terminals)
    Power Requirements 100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz, 18 W max
    Dimensions 1.75 x 19.00 x 8.25" (4.4 x 48.3 x 20.9 cm)
    Weight 4.4 lb (2 kg)
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