JBL DPDA-VP7215/95 Input Module for VP-Series VP7215/95 Loudspeaker

JBL DPDA-VP7215/95 Input Module for VP-Series VP7215/95 Loudspeaker

JBL DPDA-VP7215/95 Input Module for VP-Series VP7215/95 Loudspeaker

B&H # JBDPDA721595 MFR # DPDA-VP7215/95
JBL DPDA-VP7215/95 Input Module for VP-Series VP7215/95 Loudspeaker

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Product Highlights

  • AES/EBU digital audio capability
  • Analog Audio Backup
  • BSS Omnidrive HD DSP
  • LevelMax Multi-Stage Limiting
  • Speaker Positioning and Group/Array Sets
  • 20 Input Filters (10 System & 10 User)
  • Integrated Signal Generator
  • HiQnet System Architect Compatible
  • Compatible with VerTec & VP-Series
  • Works with HiQnet Compliant Audio Devices
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Loudspeaker Compatibility: VP7215/95


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JBL DPDA-VP7215/95 Overview

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The JBL DPDA-VP7215/95 DPDA (DrivePack Digital Audio) Input Module is suitable for use with the JBL DrivePack-equipped VP-Series VP7215/95 loudspeaker system. The module enables AES/EBU digital audio capability with analog audio backup, BSS Omnidrive HD digital signal processing, and LevelMax multi-stage limiting.

Once the DPDA input module is installed, several enhancements are available including advanced signal processing and an on-board 100 Mb Ethernet networking switch with daisy-chain capabilities allowing for remote control and monitoring via the HiQnet System Architecture software. Additionally, a rotary encoder switch provides array identification and box positioning with up to 99 different speaker positions within each of the 99 different speaker arrays or groups.

There are twenty type-selectable input filters (10 system and 10 guest filters), which provide system EQ with user-adjustable input delay and sub-filter access. An integrated signal generator provides sine wave, swept tone, pink, or white noise for expediting system testing and setup and up to 50 presets can be stored. A self-diagnostic mode for speaker load monitoring verifies electrical transfer functions and impedance loads with the simple push of a button.

Comprehensive on-board LED indicators and software control and monitoring functions enable complete awareness of the system’s configuration and performance status, while the JBL DrivePack software, a windows-based application, provides an intuitive, unified platform for system configuration and operation of not only the VP7215/95, but any other VerTec DP-Series or VP-Series loudspeaker system, as well as any HiQnet compliant audio device in the signal chain.

  • HiQnet system compatibility for use in conjunction with other Harman Professional audio products
  • AES/EBU digital audio, 96 kHz sampling rate
  • Analog audio input
  • BSS Omnidrive HD signal processing with F.I.R./I.I.R. filters and LevelMax multi-stage limiting circuitry
  • 100 Mb native Ethernet switch with daisy-chain capability enables remote control and monitoring
  • Fitted with both Ethercon connectors and XLR connectors; multiple signal path and connectivity options
  • Ability to transport AES digital audio signals and Ethernet/HiQnet control over the same Cat5 cable and auto-sensing of array configurations based on Cat5 wiring format 
  • Auto detection of AES/analog audio signals with failsafe operation and redundancy modes for digital vs. analog audio signal path
  • Mechanical encoder for pre-setting array identification and box positioning when PC or electricity are not available
  • Speaker-specific device control interface panels for use within Harman’s HiQnet System Architect software
  • Network connections: RJ-45 (Ethercon) for Cat5
  • Supported audio formats: analog and AES/EBU, AES3
  • Network controllable level controls
  • Remote load monitoring
  • User accessible input delay
  • Noise generator: pink, white, sine, swept tone
  • Continuous sine wave generator
  • Error reporting via software
  • 50 digital speaker setting presets plus user assignable
  • Input polarity reverse via software
  • Firmware upgrades via network
  • Mute: Remote via Network


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JBL DPDA-VP7215/95 Input Module for VP-Series VP7215/95 Loudspeaker
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
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    JBL DPDA-VP7215/95 Specs

    Analog Audio Input Connectors: XLR, Female
    Input Type: Electronically Balanced, RF Filtered
    Signal Loop-Through: XLR, Male, Passive Pass-Through
    Input Impedance: 20 kOhms Balanced
    Max Analog Input Level: +23 dBu RMS (+26 dBu Peak)
    Polarity: (+) Voltage on XLR Pin-2 Yields (+) LF Pressure
    AES/EBU Audio Input Connectors: XLR, Female & RJ45 (Ethercon) for Cat5 Wiring
    Input Type: Diferentially Balanced
    Signal Loop-Through: XLR, Male, 110 Ohms, Buffered RJ45 (Ethercon) Labeled as Output
    Input Impedance: 110 Ohms
    Sampling Frequency: Auto Sensing, 32 to 96 kHz
    Max AES/EBU Digital Input Level: 7 V p-p
    Signal Processing DSP: 24-Bit Conversion, 32-Bit Floating Point Processing 96 kHz, BSS Omnidrive HD with FIR Filters, LevelMax Multi-Stage Limiting
    Latency: Analog: 675 us
    AES 48 kHz: 1.92 ms
    AES 96 kHz: 1.75 ms
    Dynamic Range (20 Hz to 20 kHz): LF: 101 dB, MF: 97 dB, HF: 104 dB all A-Weighted for a DP3

    THD+N (20 Hz to 20 kHz):
    < .04%, +4 dBu Card Output at Rated Power
    < 0.5% as Tested DP System

    User Programmable Signal Delay: > 2 Seconds
    Input Module Controls: Enable ALT Preset - Mechanical Encoder for Array ID and Box Position
    Rear-Panel Indicators: Cross-Patch, AES Lock, Fault, Clip, Signal, Thermal, Ready, Data, Alt Preset Select, Network Link: In/Out
    Dimensions (W × H × D) 5.0 x 3.0 x 3.5" / 127.0 x 76.2 x 88.9 mm
    Weight Not Specified by Manufacturer

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