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Ferrofish Pulse16 Rackmount 16-Channel A/D-D/A ADAT Converter

BH #FEPULSE16 • MFR #PULSE 16
Ferrofish Pulse16 Rackmount 16-Channel A/D-D/A ADAT Converter
Key Features
  • 24-Bit / 96 kHz Cirrus Logic Converters
  • 16 x Balanced 1/4" TRS (Inputs/Outputs)
  • 4 x ADAT Optical (Inputs/Outputs)
  • SFP Port for Optional MADI Network
The Ferrofish Pulse16 is a 1 RU rackmount 16-channel AD/DA converter offering analog and ADAT I/O for tracking and mixing engineers in recording studios, houses of worship, broadcast trucks, and concert venues. With 24-bit / 96 kHz Cirrus Logic converters, a TCXO internal clock, and an active jitter-elimination circuit, it delivers accurate high-resolution audio. Interface a variety of equipment via the 16 balanced 1/4" TRS inputs/outputs and four ADAT optical inputs/outputs. The SFP I/O port allows you to upgrade to MADI capability when you're ready to expand. The front-panel 1/4" headphone output features digitally controlled volume and an assignable mono or stereo source.
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Ferrofish Pulse16 Overview

The Ferrofish Pulse16 is a 1 RU rackmount 16-channel AD/DA converter offering analog and ADAT I/O for tracking and mixing engineers in recording studios, houses of worship, broadcast trucks, and concert venues. With 24-bit / 96 kHz Cirrus Logic converters, a TCXO internal clock, and an active jitter-elimination circuit, it delivers accurate high-resolution audio. Interface a variety of equipment via the 16 balanced 1/4" TRS inputs/outputs and four ADAT optical inputs/outputs. The SFP I/O port allows you to upgrade to MADI capability when you're ready to expand. The front-panel 1/4" headphone output features digitally controlled volume and an assignable mono or stereo source.

BNC jacks provide wordclock I/O for proper synchronization with other digital equipment such as master clock generators, additional converters, and digital consoles. Remote control of the Pulse16 is possible through the MIDI 5-pin ports, which (with the optional MADI upgrade) also support MIDI-over-MADI embedding and extracting. Display and modification of device settings, meters, and routing are achieved via the dual color TFT screens and three front-panel controls. The Pulse16 includes an external power supply.

High-resolution Cirrus Logic A/D-D/A converters operate at up to 24-bit / 96 kHz
TCXO (temperature-compensated oscillator) internal clock and active jitter reduction provide reliable clock stability
BNC wordclock I/O for synchronization with other digital equipment
16 balanced analog inputs/outputs on 1/4" TRS jacks
Optional MADI upgrade (available separately) supports up to 64 channels of digital input and output and 192 kHz rate
Singlemode or multimode operation via SFP module
Four TOSLINK optical inputs/outputs for up to 32 channels of ADAT I/O
Remote control via MIDI 5-pin I/O
Easy setup via dual color TFT screens and front-panel knob and buttons
Intuitive routing matrix
Digitally adjustable input and output levels in 1 dB steps
Convenient signal monitoring via front-panel 1/4" headphone output
Fanless design
Occupies 1 RU of rack space

Ferrofish Pulse16 Specs

Form FactorRackmount
Converter TypeAD/DA Converter
Number of Channels16
Conversion FormatsADAT, TOSLINK
Converter CircuitryA/D Chipset:
2 x Cirrus Logic CS5368
D/A Chipset:
2 x Cirrus Logic CS4365
Display2 x Color Touchscreen
Max Sample Rate/Resolution96 kHz / 24-Bit
Number of Mic PreampsNone
Expansion Slots1 x Digital I/O Slot
Connectivity
Analog Audio I/O16 x 1/4" TRS Balanced Input
16 x 1/4" TRS Balanced Output
1 x 1/4" TRS Unbalanced Headphone Output
Digital Audio I/O4 x TOSLINK Optical ADAT Input
4 x TOSLINK Optical ADAT Output
Host Connection / USBNone
Sync I/O1 x BNC Word Clock Input
1 x BNC Word Clock Output
Network I/ONone
MIDI I/O1 x DIN 5-Pin Input
1 x DIN 5-Pin Output
Wireless ConnectivityNone
Performance
Gain/Trim Range-8 to +20 dBu (in 1 dB Steps)
ImpedanceBNC Word Clock Inputs:
75 Ohms
BNC Word Clock Outputs:
75 Ohms
Digital Audio
Sample Rates32 / 44.1 / 48 / 64 / 88.2 / 96 kHz
Bit Depths24-Bit
LatencyA/D Conversion:
0.16 ms at 48 kHz
D/A Conversion:
0.25 ms at 48 kHz
Sync SourcesWord Clock
ClockingInternal:
Accuracy: ±1.5 ppm
Included SoftwareNone
Power
Power RequirementsAC/DC Power Adapter (Included)
AC/DC Power Adapter12 VDC at 3 A (Included)
Power Consumption15 VA (Typical)
0.1 VA (Standby)
Physical
Rackmount Size1 RU
Operating Humidity0 to 75%
Operating Temperature41 to 113°F / 5 to 45°C
Dimensions19 x 7.5 x 1.8" / 48.3 x 19 x 4.4 cm
Weight4.4 lb / 2.0 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight8.63 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)20.5 x 12.3 x 3.9"

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