Lynx Studio Technology Aurora 16 LT-HD 115 Volt AD/DA Converter

Lynx Studio Technology Aurora 16 LT-HD 115 Volt AD/DA Converter

Lynx Studio Technology Aurora 16 LT-HD 115 Volt AD/DA Converter

B&H # LY16HD115V MFR # 16HD-115V
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Product Highlights

  • 24-Bit/192kHz A/D and D/A Conversion
  • 115 Volt Model
  • Works with Pro Tools HD Systems
  • Pro Tools HD/Accel Core, HDX or Native
  • 16 Channels Each Digital & Analog I/O
  • 32 Channels @ Sample Rates up to 192 kHz
  • Latency Identical to Avid HD I/O
  • Word Clock I/O
  • 25-Pin D-Sub Input and Output
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Lynx Studio Technology Aurora 16 HD overview

  • 1Description

The Lynx Aurora 16 LT-HD 115 Volt AD/DA Converter is an analog to digital/digital to analog converter that operates on 115 volts and is compatible with Pro Tools HD recording systems. It features one primary and one expansion DigiLink port which allows for connection to a Pro Tools HD or Accel Core, HDX or Native card via a DigiLink cable. The Aurora 16 LT-HD emulates HD input and output, or I/O delay, and requires no manual delay adjustments for sample accuracy.

A single Aurora LT-HD unit provides up to 32-channels of both analog and digital I/O per HD card and supports the full channel count in up to 24-bit, 192kHz sampling. It has two modes of operation, 32-channel and 16-channel. In 32-channel operation, the unit allows access to its 16 analog and 16 digital I/O channels simultaneously. The default mode of the Aurora 16 LT-HD is its 16-channel mode, which allows you to connect a second Aurora 16 LT-HD to the same HD card for a higher analog track count. For a track count higher than 32-channels, additional Pro Tools HD cards are required.

Designed to provide accurate conversion, the Aurora LT-HD features no EQ or limiting functions in order to preserve the sound going into the device.

Up to 32 channels of analog and digital input and output per HD Core or Accel Core, HDX or Native card are possible with one Aurora 16
Offers audio signal latency identical to that of the Avid HD input and output for accurate delay compensation within Pro Tools; no manual delay adjustments required
Allows input and output functions for parameter control to be controlled and monitored within Pro Tools
Interfaces with HD system using standard DigiLink cables
Allows daisy-chaining of multiple Aurora converters and other DigiLink devices via Expansion port
Lynx proprietary SynchroLock technology can be used to reduce jitter when Aurora is a clock slave or to provide stable, low jitter clock to downstream devices
RoHS compliant
Designed and manufactured in the USA by Lynx Studio Technology, Inc
Single rack space configuration
Analog input and output DB-25 connectors follow Tascam pin-out protocol
In the Box
Lynx Studio Technology Aurora 16 LT-HD 115 Volt AD/DA Converter
  • AC Power Cord
  • Aurora Rack-Mount Converter
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Lynx Studio Technology Aurora 16 HD specs

    Analog Inputs 2x 25-pin female D-sub connectors
    16 inputs (8 in dual-wire mode)
    Analog in 1 to 8
    Analog in 9 to 16
    Tascam pin-out standard
    Input Impedance Balanced mode: 24k Ω
    Unbalanced mode: 12k Ω
    Analog Outputs 2x 25-pin female D-sub connectors
    Analog out 1 to 8
    Analog out 9 to 16
    Tascam pin-out standard
    Output Impedance Balanced mode: 100 Ω
    Unbalanced mode: 50 Ω
    Digital I/O 2x 25-pin female D-sub connectors
    Port A: channels 1 to 8 I/O
    Port B: channels 9 to 16 I/O
    Yamaha pin-out standard
    24-bit AES/EBU format, transformer coupled
    1x Primary Digilink port
    1x Expansion Digilink port
    Level 4 dBu nominal / 20 dBu maximum
    -10 dBV nominal / 6 dBV maximum
    Output Driver: 600 Ω, 0.2 μF capacitance
    A/D Conversion Type: 24-bit multi-level, delta-sigma
    Sample Rates All standard rates and variable rates up to 192 kHz in both single-wire and dual-wire modes
    Frequency Response Analog in: 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +/- 0.1 dB
    Analog output: 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +/- 0.1 dB
    Dynamic Range Analog in: 117 dB, A-weighted
    Analog out: 117 dB, A-weighted
    Total Harmonic Distortion/Noise Analog in:
    -108 dB (0.0004%) @ -1 DBFS, -104 dB (0.0006%) @ -6 DBFS, (@ 1 kHz 22Hz to 22 kHz BW)
    Analog out:
    -107 dB (0.00045%) @ -1 DBFS, -106 dB (0.00050%) @ -6 DBFS (@ 1 kHz, 22 Hz - 22 kHz BW)
    Crosstalk Analog in: -120 dB maximum, 1 kHz signal, -1 dBFS
    Analog out: -120 dB max, 1 kHz signal, -1 dBFS
    Mixer Type: digital, hardware based, low latency
    Routing: Ability to route any input to any or multiple outputs
    Mixing: Up to 4 input or playback signals to any output, 40-bit precision
    Status: Peak levels to -114 dB on all inputs and outputs
    External Wordclock Input 75 Ω BNC word clock input and output
    MIDI 2x 5 pin female DIN connectors (1x input, 1x output)
    Remote Control Function: Controls all I/O, levels, monitoring, routing and setting recall
    AES16/AES16e: With PC or Macintosh
    IrDA: For compatible Pocket PCs and laptops
    MIDI: Selected MIDI devices
    AC Power 115 V
    Dimensions (H x W x D) 2 x 19 x 9" (51 x 482 x 229 mm)
    Weight 12 lb (5 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 23.0 x 16.0 x 5.0"

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