SPL Madison MADI Interface

SPL Madison MADI Interface

SPL Madison MADI Interface

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SPL Madison MADI Interface

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The Madison MADI Interface from SPL is a 16-input/16-output MADI interface. It offers SPL analog sound for every MADI-equipped digital console, router, and PC MADI card.

With 16 input and 16 output channels in a single rack space, the Madison combines signal conversion with reliable clock and MADI processing. And as a true SPL unit it is designed to be simple to operate, easy to expand and, of course, a very good sounding conversion system.

Thanks to its I/O equipment, the Madison makes it simpler to integrate professional analog gear into larger multi-channel infrastructures. With four popular reference levels, operational sample rates between 44.1 and 192 kHz, multicore analog I/O, fibre MADI I/O and word clock I/O, the Madison simply fits just about everywhere.

Up to four units can be connected to a single MADI port on a digital console, a MADI PC card, or any professional audio-routing infrastructure. The MADI port offers near-zero-latency digital transmission of up to 64 I/Os with galvanic insulation. And since MADI is the emerging new studio I/O standard, the Madison is a suitable interface for home and project studios, commercial recording studios, and scoring stages.

MADI
Broadcast and live professionals have relied on the still-unsurpassed MADI for about 20 years now - with jitter-free, rock-solid transmission of many audio channels per single wire, and low-cost cabling with lengths far above one mile, MADI simply offers unique advantages.
Madison
As SPL focuses on analog, and competent converter technology requires an appropriate analog background, that is where a true difference can be made. The company has designed an analog audio section on 36V audio rails, reaching output levels of 24 dBu. With its straight-forward operation and flexible expansion, the Madison is an ideal interface for anyone interested in the advantages of the MADI format. 
16 AD and 16 DA converters in just 1 rack unit of space
Converters with an analog section on 36V audio rails
+ 24 dBu professional output level
Up to 64 I/Os on 1 MADI port (with 4 units, optional)
Latency-neutral MADI chaining
44.1 to 192 kHz, ±10% vari-speed
SPL clock-shop for jitter-free operation
Ultra-compatible, always operational MADI I/O with low conversion latencies
Four directly selectable reference levels: 15/18/22/24 dBu
Simple front-panel control operation
Distance-readable meters for clear level-status indication of any I/O channel
Fanless, absolutely silent low-power design (max. 30 W)
Redundant power supply optionally
Four analog, 8-channel multicore DB25 sockets (TASCAM industry standard)
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SPL Madison MADI Interface
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
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    • 1Description
    Converters and Connections Resolution: 24-Bit
    Sample Rates: 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192 kHz
    Varispeed: ±12.5% in 56 CH mode, -12.5% in 64 CH mode
    Reference Levels/Inputs: 24 dBu max, selectable 22 dBu, 18 dBu, 15 dBu
    Reference Levels/Outputs: 24 dBu max, selectable 22 dBu, 18 dBu, 15 dBu
    Clock: Internal clock circuitry from SPL, Wordclock or MADI
    Expandability: 4 units via MADI chain for 64 channels
    Wordclock: Input 75 ohms, terminated impedance
    Wordclock Level: Input TTL/CMOS5/CMOS3; Output 3.3Vtt
    MADI channels @ 44.1 & 48 kHz: 56/64 ch
    MADI channels @ 2x 44.1 & 48 K: 28/32 ch
    MADI channels @ 4x 44.1 & 48 K: 14/16 ch
    MADI formats @ 2x 44.1 & 48K, 4x 44.1 & 48 kHz: SMUX/HighSpeed
    Inputs and Outputs Audio Inputs
    16 analog, balanced inputs, DB25/Tascam
    MADI optical digital input (up to 64 channels)

    Audio Outputs
    16 analog, balanced inputs, DB25/Tascam
    MADI optical digital output (up to 64 channels)
    Analog Inputs Measurements
    S/N: 115dB (A-weighted, 48 kHz)
    Dynamic Range: 115 dB (-60 dBfs, A-weighted, 48 kHz)
    S/(N+D): 102dB ( -1  dBfs, 48 kHz)
    Interchannel Isolation: 110 dB (48 kHz)
    Passband Response: 22 kHz (-0.02 dB, 48 kHz)
    Passband Ripple: +/- 0.005 dB (Decimation-LPF, 48 kHz)
    Stopband Attenuation: 100 dB (Decimation-LPF, 48 kHz)
    Analog Outputs Measurements
    S/N: 115 dB (A-weighted, 48 kHz)
    Dynamic Range: 115 dB (-60 dBfs, A-weighted, 48 kHz)
    S/(N+D): 100 dB (-1 dBfs, 48 kHz)
    Interchannel Isolation: 110 dB (48 kHz)
    Passband Response: 21.8 kHz (-0.04 dB, 48 kHz)
    Passband Ripple: +/- 0.06 dB (Digital Filter, 48 kHz)
    Stopband Attenuation: 70 dB (Digital Filter, 48 kHz)
    Rear Connections 1 x IEC power connector
    USB Type-A socket (no audio, firmware updates only)
    Wordclock input via BNC socket with Termination switch
    Wordclock output via BNC socket with Termination switch
    MADI optical input, Type SC
    MADI optical output, Type SC
    2 x DB25 8-channel analog inputs (Tascam)
    2 x DB25 8-channel analog outputs (Tascam)
    Power Supply Switchmode, 90 - 264 VAC, 50/60 Hz, 35 W max.
    Thermal Units: 65 BTU/h typ., 110 BTU/h max.
    Dimensions (H x W x D) 1.7 x 19 x 10.2" (44.0 x 482.0 x 260.0 mm) (without sockets)
    Weight 6.72 lb (3.05 kg) - Without 2nd Power Supply
    6.99 lb (3.17 kg) - With 2nd Power Supply

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