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RME ADI-648 MADI to ADAT Converter

RME ADI 648 MADI to ADAT Converter

RME ADI 648 MADI to ADAT Converter Details
This Multichannel Audio Digital Interface offers format conversion from MADI to ADAT and vice-versa. The ADI-648 thus combines the world's most successful multi-Channel interface with the professionals' exclusive high-end interface. MADI offers 64 channels of 24-Bit audio at up to 48 kHz sample rate, and 32 channels at up to 96 kHz. Transmission happens over a single line, either coaxial (BNC) or fiber optic (network). In both cases the cable length can be more than 100 meters.

The MADI channels are transferred from and to 8 ADAT optical inputs and 8 outputs via TOSLINK. Furthermore, the ADI-648 contains an easy-configurable 8-Channel 16x16 Matrix Router. Any of the outputs, which are divided into 8-Channel blocks, can be fed from any 8-Channel input block, both on the ADAT and the MADI side. With this, there is not only free routing within the M-A and the A-M conversion, but also splitting and routing within the same format. An 8-Channel input block can be routed to any number of output blocks in parallel. Using more than one unit, several MADI signals can be combined to one (merging).

Here are some application examples:
  • Managing long distances with a single cable
  • ADAT breakout box for devices with MADI interface
  • Connecting MADI-based equipment to RME's Hammerfall series
  • ADAT optical patchbay and router
  • MADI coaxial / optical or vice-versa converter and splitter
  • MADI redistributor, patchbay and router
  • MADI Merger
The ADI-648 is compatible to all forms of increasing the sample rate (Double Speed). It supplies word clock in single or double speed, distributes 96 kHz signals in Double Wire mode into the MADI data stream, or per Sample Split (S/MUX) to the ADAT ports, but is also capable of double MADI rate (96k Frame). The ADI-648 thus also represents an ideal MADI front-end for the Hammerfall and Hammerfall DSP series.

RME ADI 648 MADI to ADAT Converter Specifications
  • Input MADI: 1 x BNC, 1 x optical
  • Output MADI: 1 x BNC, 1 x optical
  • Input ADAT optical: 8 x TOSLINK, 24-Bit, Bitclock PLL
  • Output ADAT optical: 8 x TOSLINK, 24-Bit
  • Input word clock: BNC, Signal Adaptation Circuit (functional from 1.2 Vpp input signal), switchable termination
  • Output word clock: BNC, low-impedance driver stage, 4 Vpp into 75 Ohms, short-circuit-proof
  • MIDI input and output: via two 5-pin DIN jacks
  • Sync sources: MADI, ADAT optical, word clock, internal
  • Varipitch: by input signal or word clock
  • Sample rates: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz, variable (Sync/word clock)
  • Sample rate range: MADI: 32 kHz - 96 kHz, word clock: 27 kHz-105 kHz, ADAT: 33 kHz - 57 kHz
  • Jitter: Internal clock < 1 ns, word clock In < 2 ns, ADAT In < 2 ns
  • Jitter suppression on external clock: circa 30 dB (2.4 kHz)
  • Jitter sensitivity: all PLLs operate even at 100 ns Jitter without problems
  • Power supply: internal switching mode ps, 100 V-240 V AC, 50-60 Hz, 10 Watts
  • Dimensions: 483 x 44 x 200 mm
  • Warranty: 2 years