Sennheiser SPB 8000 Esfera Surround Sound Process Base

BH #SESPB8000 • MFR #SPB 8000
Sennheiser SPB 8000 Esfera Surround Sound Process Base
Key Features
  • Ideal for Recording and Broadcast
  • Decoding Done in Real Time or Post
  • 48V Phantom Power
  • Digital and Analog In/Out
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The SPB 8000 Esfera Surround Sound Process Base by Sennheiser is for converting stereo microphone signals into 5.1 surround. It can be used in various environments when capturing audio in studios, live stage, theater, rehearsals, houses of worship, and more. The system consists of the SPM 8000 stereo microphone, (sold separately), and the SPB 8000 processing unit that converts the stereo signals of the microphone into a complete 5.1 audio signal. The DPB 8000 supplies the microphone with 48V phantom power, is input switchable between analog and digital AES3 signals and has a switchable compressor built-in. In addition it features 4 programmable presets for storage of 5.1 surround parameters. The SPB 8000 is adjustable via a web interface.
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Sennheiser SPB 8000 Overview

The SPB 8000 Esfera Surround Sound Process Base by Sennheiser is for converting stereo microphone signals into 5.1 surround. It can be used in various environments when capturing audio in studios, live stage, theater, rehearsals, houses of worship, and more. The system consists of the SPM 8000 stereo microphone, (sold separately), and the SPB 8000 processing unit that converts the stereo signals of the microphone into a complete 5.1 audio signal. The DPB 8000 supplies the microphone with 48V phantom power, is input switchable between analog and digital AES3 signals and has a switchable compressor built-in. In addition it features 4 programmable presets for storage of 5.1 surround parameters. The SPB 8000 is adjustable via a web interface.

UPC: 615104239494

Sennheiser SPB 8000 Specs

Microphone Inputs
ImpedanceApproximately 4 kOhms, balanced
Phantom Power48 V, switchable
Connection2 XLR-3F sockets, transformerless balanced
Power Supply
ConnectorMains: 3-pin, protection class I as per IEC/EN 60320-1
Power ConsumptionMaximum 15 W
Fuse115 V AC: T 160 mA L 250 V, T 315 mA L 250 V
Voltage Range115 V / 230 V, 50/60 Hz
Audio Characteristics
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD)0.03% at 64 dBu: Gain: −12 dBFS at 1 kHz
0.004% at 30 dBu: Gain: −12 dBFS at 1 kHz
Signal to Noise RatioCCIR 468: -82.6 dB, 64 dB gain at 48 kHz sampling rate
CCIR 468: -106,1 dB, 30 dB gain at 48 kHz sampling rate
A-weighted: -85.5 dB, 64 dB gain at 48 kHz sampling rate
A-weighted: -109.3 dB, 30 dB gain at 48 kHz sampling rate
Unweighted: -84 dB, 64 dB gain at 48 kHz sampling rate
Unweighted: -104,3 dB, 30 dB gain at 48 kHz sampling rate
Gain+64 dB (max)
Dynamic Range130.3 dB 30 dB gain (A-weighted)
Crosstalk-70 dB at 10 kHz (-30 dBu input, 30 dB gain)
Frequency ResponseMeasured at AES3 Out 1/2:
At 44.1 kHz Sampling Rate: 10 Hz-21 kHz
At 48 kHz Sampling Rate: 10 Hz-22.5 kHz
At 88 kHz Sampling Rate: 10 Hz-42 kHz
At 96 kHz Sampling Rate: 10 Hz-45 kHZ
Digital Inputs
AES3 InputChannels L/R
Connection1 XLR-3F socket
Digital Outputs
AES3 Audio OutputsChannels L/R, C/LFE, SL, SR
Sampling Rates44.1 / 48 / 88.2 / 96 kHz
Bitrate24 bits
FormatProfessional
Connection3 XLR-3M sockets
Ethernet
CommunicationHTTP (POST request method), JSON-compliant
Ports80, 9050 with multicast
ConnectionRJ 45 socket
Firmware UpdatesVia HTTP
Sync
Word ClockVia input socket B (BNC)
AES3 InputClock: Via in socket D (XLR-3F)
Dimensions (H x W x D)1.7 x 19 x 11" (44 x 482 x 275 mm) depth with controls and sockets
1.7 x 19 x 10" (44 x 482 x 260 mm) depth with sockets
1.7 x 19 x 9.4" (44 x 482 x 240 mm) depth of housing
Weight8.6 lb (3.9 kg)
Packaging Info
Package Weight12.19 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)21.3 x 12.7 x 6.6"
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