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Format Converters > Direct Out MADI.9648

MADI.9648 is a MADI sample rate converter with four independent SRC blocks for bidirectional conversion of 128 audio channels. Equipped with eight MADI ports it features low latency conversion between 2 FS (88.2/96 kHz) and 1 FS (44.1/48 kHz).
A 1 FS MADI stream with 64 audio channels is converted into two 2 FS MADI streams with 32 channels each of. Vice versa two 2 FS streams are converted and combined into a single 1 FS stream.

This enables an easy-to-handle integration of external equipment with most recent live consoles with 96 kHz processing.

There is nothing to adjust – a fixed signal routing and automatic signal detection of frame format (48k/96k Frame) and channel mode (56/64 ch) facilitate the installation. The 2 FS output is set to 96k Frame (no S/MUX).
There is no common clock source needed. Each SRC block is clocked by it’s MADI input enabling the conversion of signals that are not in sync to each other.
MADI.9648 features six BNC ports which are mostly deployed in live consoles. Two optical SC ports extend the connection scenario for 1 FS signals.
An integral USB port enables firmware updates for future enhancements.
The device is equipped with two phase-redundant power supplies to ensure maximum reliability.


MADI ports (I/O):       2 x optical SC-Socket multi-mode 

6 x coaxial BNC, 75 Ω


Sample rates:    44.1, 48, 88.2, 96 kHz (+/- 12,5%)

MADI formats:    48k / 96k Frame, 56 / 64 channel


Service:    USB 2.0 for firmware updates (Windows®)

Power supply:    2 x 84 V to 264 V AC / 47 Hz to 63 Hz / safety class 1, phaseredundant

Power Consumption:    15 W

Dimensions:    Width 19'' (483 mm) 

Height 1 RU (44.5 mm)  

Depth 7.8’' (200 mm)

Weight:    about 3.3 kg

USB Serial driver:    Windows®

Device variants    

Single-mode:    MADI port: SC-Socket single-mode