Metric Halo LIO-8 Line-Level Digital Audio Processor with 8 Preamps

Metric Halo LIO-8 Line-Level Digital Audio Processor with 8 Preamps

Metric Halo LIO-8 Line-Level Digital Audio Processor with 8 Preamps

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Metric Halo LIO-8 overview

  • 1Description

The Metric Halo LIO-8 Line-Level Digital Audio Processor with 8 Preamps is suitable for customers who want the ULN-8’s archival-grade converters, rock-solid stability, ability to work with or without a computer, and 8 channels of the ULN-8's boutique-quality mic pres, but does not need the +DSP.

Featuring archival-grade converters, dedicated analog-domain sends and returns, analog domain 7.1 monitor controller, AES interfacing, extensive front panel control with precision front panel metering all built atop Metric Halo’s 5th generation 2D processing, and mixing and FireWire interfacing platform, the LIO-8 Digital Audio Processor delivers professional audio.

8 channels of archival quality, zero-phase distortion DC-coupled, calibrated 192k A/D
10 channels of archival quality, zero-phase distortion DC-coupled, calibrated 192k D/A
2 channels of exceptional ultra High-Z direct input for instruments
8 in and 8 out 192k AES interface
Full featured front panel tactile control surface for standalone and connected operation
8 channels of analog domain send (for analog S/R before conversion and analog preamp output)
Per channel selectable character
Word clock in and out
Digitally controlled analog domain monitor control
Full featured 15 segment precision metering
SMPTE I/O channels
MIDI I/O for direct connect of Mackie Control Protocol control surface
Integrated mixing and deep instantiable DSP processing
Rock Solid Stability: Mature, real-world-tested firmware and 5th generation software and drivers
FireWire interfacing with ultra-stable, ultra low-latency drivers (FW400 & FW800 supported)
Good power performance (only 32W - DC / Battery powered)
Low mass (8.50 lb (3.86 kg))
Compact (everything in 1 RU)
Rack mountable
UPC: 832081000415
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Metric Halo LIO-8 Line-Level Digital Audio Processor with 8 Preamps
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Metric Halo LIO-8 specs

    Input Impedance 3.3 kΩ
    Dynamic Range 115 dB (-60 dB, flat 0 to 22.05 kHz, type)

    118 dB (-60 dB, A-weighted, type)

    Noise Floor 115 dB (flat 0-22.05 kHz, type)

    117.9 dB: (A-weighted, type)

    Gain Gain Range: -22 to 91.5 dB

    Gain Precision: ±0.05 dB

    Gain Step: 0.5 dB

    Loop Outputs THD D/A/A/D loop at -12 dBFS: 0.0007%

    THD D/A/A/D loop at -12 dBFS +12 dB Gain: 0.0015%

    THD D/A/A/D loop at -0 dBFS: 0.0023%

    Cross Talk -110 dB (at 1 kHz)
    IMD IMD 1 k component (19 kHz / 20kHz at +8 dBu): -104 dBu
    EIN EIN at 60 dB Gain (150 Ω Source Impedance): -130.50 dBu

    EIN at 60 dB Gain (0 Ω Source Impedance): -133.25 dBu

    Calibration Analog Send Calibration (ADC = 0 dBFS): +21.5 dBu
    Phantom Power Phantom Power (Switch-able Per Channel): +48 V
    Frequency Response +0/-0.1 dB at fs = 44100 Hz: 8.9 Hz to 20.5 kHz

    +0/-1.0 dB at fs = 44100 Hz: 2.9 Hz to 21.0 kHz

    +0/-0.1 dB at fs = 96000 Hz: 8.9 Hz to 43.9 kHz

    +0/-1.0 dB at fs = 96000 Hz: 2.9 Hz to 45.4 kHz

    +0/-0.1 dB at fs = 192000 Hz: 8.9 Hz to 42.1 kHz

    +0/-1.0 dB at fs = 192000 Hz: 2.9 Hz to 64.7 kHz

    Deviation 5° Low-End In-Channel Phase Deviation Point: 20.0 Hz
    Channel Interchannel Phase 0 Hz to 20 kHz: < ± 0.05°
    Cross Talk Crosstalk from SMPTE Input: < -142 dB
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 10.75 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 19.6 x 16.2 x 7.0"

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