AKG CS 5 BU Conference System Base Unit

AKG CS 5 BU Conference System Base Unit

AKG CS 5 BU Conference System Base Unit

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AKG CS 5 BU Conference System Base Unit

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  • Required for the CS 5 Conference System
  • Synchronizes CS 5 System Components
  • Connect 5,000 Mic and Voting Stations
  • Drives Audio to Infrared Transmitters
  • Controls Delegate and Chairperson Mics
  • Controls 64 Audio Channels
  • Standalone or Computer Controlled by USB
  • Basic Control Software Included
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  • 1Description

The CS 5 BU Conference System Base Unit from AKG is a digital conference system controller that synchronizes all CS 5 conference system components. It is required for any CS 5 system configuration.

The CS 5 BU may be used to connect up to 5,000 AKG delegate, interpreter and chairperson/voting microphone stations. It controls up to 64 audio channels that can be individually programmed and assigned to simultaneously active microphones. These channels are used to carry the main floor audio channel as well any interpretation channels being broadcast. Conference delegates may contribute to the discussion by speaking into their station microphone, and may also choose whether to monitor the main floor mix or a particular interpretation channel from their station controls.

The method in which the CS 5 system components interface has been engineered for reliability. All microphone stations are daisy chained together and connected back to the CS 5 BU, forming a closed circuit digital audio bus. Thus, the entire system is designed to continue operating with no interruption, even if one of the bus cables breaks.

The CS 5 BU can also be used to drive the AKG infrared radiators that are used transmit audio to the AKG CS 5 IRR7 infrared headphone receivers. These receivers are also daisy chainable.

Connect up to 5,000 AKG CS 5 DU delegate stations, CS 5 IU interpreter stations and CS 5 VU chairperson/delegate/voting microphone stations
Set microphone levels, speaker levels and headphone levels for the connected stations
Drives audio to CS 5 IRT 1 to CS 5 IRT 2 infrared transmitters
Advanced features may be accessed by connecting a computer running the included control software to the CS 5 BU's USB port
External audio sources, audio recording devices, and teleconferencing systems may also be used with the CS 5 BU
In the Box
AKG CS 5 BU Conference System Base Unit
  • CS 5 Basic Control Software
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Input Voltage 46 VDC, minimum
    48 VDC, nominal
    50 VDC, maximum
    Power Requirement 3 W, minimum
    4 W, maximum
    Balanced Input Level 0 dBu, nominal
    +6 dBu, maximum
    Unbalanced Input Level -10 dBu, nominal
    -4 dBu, maximum
    Mic Input Level -40 dBu, nominal
    -34 dBu, maximum
    Phantom Power 48 V
    Input Impedance 20 kohms, balanced
    Output Impedance 1 kohm
    Balanced Output Level 0 dBu, nominal
    +6 dBu, maximum
    Unbalanced Output Level -10 dBu, nominal
    -4 dBu, maximum
    Output Frequency Range 20 Hz - 20 kHz - line out, telephone out, effect out, tape out
    45 Hz - 22 kHz - headphone out
    Headphone Output Power 90 mW, nominal
    200 mW, maximum
    Dimensions (HxWxD) 1.75 x 18 x 4.25" (44 x 482 x 108 mm)
    Weight 3.2 lb (1450 g)

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