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  EXBOX.ADAT is an ADAT/MADI converter which enables the easy integration of ADAT equipment into a MADI environment, providing a straightforward ADAT front end for MADI systems.

Equipped with two MADI ports (1 x optical SC and 1 x coaxial BNC) and eight ADAT I/Os it offers bi-directional signal conversion from ADAT to MADI and vice versa. Both MADI outputs may be used at the same time. The device is housed in a compact yet robust freestanding cabinet to cater for both studio applications and mobile use.

Fixed audio routing
All 64 channels of the MADI signal are allocated to the eight ADAT ports, each of which feeds eight channels. MADI channels may be looped in 8-channel groups by bridging the respective ADAT port.

Thanks to the use of DirectOut’s DualSync™ technology, the device syncs automatically to MADI and ADAT inputs. DualSync™ also enables independent synchronisation - MADI to ADAT conversion can be clocked independently from the ADAT to MADI direction.

Automatic format detection
The format of the MADI input signal (48k Frame <> 96k Frame, 56 ch <> 64 ch) is detected automatically. The channel mode of the MADI output signal is set according the input signal condition of ADAT port 8:
port 8 = 64 ch <> no signal on port 8 = 56 ch.

Safe operation
Two robust Hirose sockets are available to plug in up to two external power supply units or battery packs for safe operating conditions with redundancy.

MADI ports (I/O):2 x SC-Socket multi-mode
1 x SC-Socket multi-mode & 1 x coaxial BNC, 75 Ω
ADAT ports (I/O):8 x TOSLINK, Alesis specification
Sample rates:44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192 kHz (+/- 12,5%)
MADI formats:48k / 96k Frame, 56 / 64 channel, S/MUX
Power supply:external, 2 x Hirose (9 - 24 V)*
Dimensions:Width 140 mm
Height 42 mm
Depth 140 mm
Weight:about 1 kg
BOXMOUNT.XL for 19’’ rack mount
Device variants
Single-mode:MADI port: SC-Socket single-mode
Dual PSU:optional available
* 1 x power supply included
ADAT is a registered trademark of inMusic Brands Inc.