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Lynx E22 PCI Express Card
Lynx E22
 
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Lynx E22 PCI Express Card

The Lynx E22 takes a leap forward to offer the highest performance A/D and D/A conversion system ever incorporated into a PCI Express card.

The Lynx E22 PCI Express card is designed to satisfy the most demanding professional recording and broadcast studio requirements. Built upon the legacy of the Lynx L22 card, the Lynx E22 takes a leap forward to offer the highest performance A/D and D/A conversion system ever incorporated into a PCI Express card. In fact the E22 performance even eclipses that of the Lynx Aurora converters. Since 1998, Lynx has provided high-reliability add-in cards engineered for 24/7 operation. The E series improves upon this tradition with upgraded enhancements for I/O protection and shielding.

The E22 card utilizes sophisticated design methodologies to achieve high performance levels. Components are meticulously chosen to support low noise and distortion. Circuit topologies are compact and cancel external noise pickup. Capacitors with solid dielectrics provide high reliability and long life. Considerable effort is applied to PCB layout which focuses on component placement and routing of traces, as well as copious use of copper planes for shielding and power distribution.

The power available from the PCI Express bus offers a particular challenge due to the lack of a negative supply rail which is required to power analog amplifier stages. The E series utilizes a unique scheme to generate supply rails that are extremely low noise while being very tolerant of poorly designed computer power supplies.

The use of field-programmable-gate-arrays (FPGA) is another core technology pioneered for use in audio devices by Lynx. The E series uses the latest devices with a wealth of resources for parallel processing in our 16 X 8 mixer and V2 DMA engine which maximizes throughput on the PCIe bus while minimizing CPU workload. As always, FPGAs allow for field-upgradeability to add features in the future.

Lynx E22 PCI Express Card Features

  • TWO ANALOG I/O CHANNELS AND TWO DIGITAL I/O CHANNELS
  • Two channels A/D and D/A conversion
  • Two channels of AES3 or S/PDIF I/O
  • Sample rates: 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192 kHz
  • Extremely low-jitter SynchroLock sample clock generator
  • Fixed or adjustable trim level on all analog I/Os, relay controlled
  • Automatic output muting on power on/off (de-thump)
  • FPGA-based on-board hardware mixing
  • V2 DMA Engine promotes extremely low-latency operation
  • Drivers for Macintosh OS X, Windows 7 & 8. Thunderbolt compatible.
  • Lynx Mixer application
  • RoHS compliant
  • Designed and built in the USA
  • Cables Sold Separately:
    • CBL-L22Audio for analog I/O
    • CBL-L22Sync for digital and word clock I/O

Lynx E22 PCI Express Card Specifications

  • Analog I/O
    • Lynx E44: Four input channels / four outputs channels
    • Lynx E22: Two input channels / two output channels
    • Type: Electronically balanced or unbalanced, XLR connectors
    • Level
      • +20dBu full-scale or variable +8.23dBu to
      • +24dBu full-scale; jumper selectable
    • Input Impedance
      • Balanced mode: 24 kohm
      • Unbalanced mode: 12 kohm
    • Output Impedance
      • Balanced mode: 100 ohm
      • Unbalanced mode: 50 ohm
    • Output Drive Capability: 600 impedance, 0.2 μF capacitance
    • A/D and D/A Type: 24-bit, multi-level, delta-sigma
    • Sample Rates: All standard sample rates up to 192kHz
  • Analog In Performance
    (Analog performance specs measured at 44.1 kHz sample rate, 24-bit, card installed in computer)
    • Frequency Response: 20 - 20 kHz, 0.05 dB
    • Dynamic Range: 117 dB, A-wtd.
    • Channel Crosstalk: <-128 dB, 1kHz signal@-1dBFS
    • THD+N:
      • -111 dB (0.0003%) @ -1 dBFS
      • 1 kHz signal, 22Hz - 22kHz BW
  • Analog Out Performance
    (Analog performance specs measured at 44.1 kHz sample rate, 24-bit, card installed in computer)
    • Frequency Response: 20 - 20 kHz, 0.05 dB
    • Dynamic Range: 120 dB, A-wtd.
    • Channel Crosstalk: <-130 dB, 1kHz signal @ -1dBFS
    • THD+N
      • -108 dB (0.0004%) @ -1 dBFS
      • 1kHz signal, 22Hz - 22kHz BW
  • Digital I/O
    • Number / Type
      • Lynx E44: Four input channels / four outputs channels
      • Lynx E22: Two input channels / two output channels
    • 24 bit AES/EBU or S/PDIF format jumper selectable, transformer coupled, XLR connectors
    • Sample Rates: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz, 177.4 kHz, 192 kHz
  • Clock I/O
    • Number
      • External: one input and output, BNC connectors on Sync Cable
      • Internal: one input and output on board-mounted headers
    • Level / Impedance: TTL / 75 ohms
    • Type: Word clock
  • On-board Digital Mixer
    • Channel Capacity: 16 input channels, 8 sub outputs
    • Monitor Mixing: 16 x 8 with no limitations
    • Metering: Peak levels to -120 dB on all inputs and outputs
  • Connections
    • Audio Port: Bracket-mounted 25-pin female D-sub connector for analog audio I/O
    • Sync Port: Bracket-mounted 15-pin high-density female D-sub connector for digital input and output, word clock in and out
  • Cables (Optional - Purchased Separately)
    • CBL-L22Audio for analog I/O
    • CBL-L22Sync for digital and word clock I/O
  • Software
    • Windows Drivers: Windows 7 / 8: MME / DirectSound / WASAPI (WaveRT); ASIO 2.3
    • Macintosh Drivers: Core Audio for OS X 10.8 and higher.
    • Lynx Mixer Application: Provides complete control of digital mixer and all hardware settings.
  • General
    • PCI Express Bus: x1
    • Data Transfers: Highly efficient Lynx V2 DMA engine; bus mastering
    • Power: +3.3V @ 630 mA, +12V @ 500 mA
    • Size: 5.0 H X 7.4 W X 0.75 D (half-size PCI Express card)
    • Shipping Weight: 1 pound
    • Certifications
      • CE and FCC Class B
      • RoHS Certified

Lynx E22 PCI Express Card Ideal For...

  • Capturing and archiving historic and classic material with extreme accuracy and transparency.v
  • Broadcast applications requiring 24/7 flawless operation
  • Audio measurement
  • Audio production
  • Medical, military and industrial applications that require full audio spectrum capabilities and extreme reliability

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