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The 500DA2Q-AESU provides an economical method of distribution for your AES digital audio signals. The DA's feature two auto-equalized inputs with four re-clocked outputs each. The module can also be configured for one input with eight reclocked outputs for applications where a larger number of outputs is required.

The 500DA2Q-AESU is housed in the 3RU 500FR Exponent frame that will hold up to 16 modules.

Features

  • Supports SMPTE ST 276 standard for AES audio on 75Ω coax
  • 2 independent distribution amplifiers with 4 reclocked outputs provides jitter reduction
  • Can be configured as one 8 output distribution amplifier
  • Automatic equalization provides extended cable length capabilities
  • Tally output of input error conditions
  • VistaLINK® capable for remote monitoring via SNMP (using VistaLINK® PRO) when installed in 500FR frame with 500FC VistaLINK® Frame Controller
  • Input

  • 2 inputs
  • SMPTE ST 276 standard for AES audio on 75Ω coax
  • EQ and reclock provide extended cable length compensation (> 1500m)
  • Transformer coupled 75Ω unbalanced input
  • Outputs

  • 4 reclocked unbalanced AES outputs per input
  • Card Edge LED's

  • Module Health Status
  • Error LED indication for input PLL out of lock, parity error or biphase coding error
  • Reclocker locked

Specifications

AES Audio Input

Standard SMPTE ST 276 single ended AES
Number of Inputs 2
Connector BNC per IEC 61169-8 Annex A
Signal Level 1V p-p ±0.1V
Coupling Transformer
Impedance 75Ω
Return Loss > 25dB 100kHz to 6MHz
Equalization Automatic to 1500m with Belden 1694A (or equivalent) @ 48kHz AES signal
Sampling Rate 32kHz, 44.1kHz, 48kHz, and 96kHz

AES Audio Output

Number of Outputs Mode set by jumper
2x4 Mode 4 Reclocked from each input
1x8 Mode 8 from Input A (1)
Standard SMPTE ST 276 single ended AES
Connector BNC per IEC 61169-8 Annex A
Signal Level 1V p-p ±0.1V
Impedance 75Ω unbalanced
Return Loss > 25dB 100kHz to 6MHz

Electrical

Voltage +12V DC
Power 4.5 Watts

Physical

Number of Slots 1

Ordering Information

500DA2Q‑AESU Unbalanced AES Audio Distribution Amplifier (2 - 1 x 4)

Enclosures

500FR 3RU Exponent Compact High Density Distribution Frame
S501FR 500 Series Standalone Enclosure

Accessories

500FC VistaLINK® Frame Controller
CP-2116E-H Remote Control Panel
CP-2232E Remote Control Panel