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Tascam ML-16D - 16 channel Analog/Dante Converter


Tascam ML-16D - 16 channel Analog/Dante Converter

A powerful and flexible solution

The TASCAM ML-16D is a professional Dante-focused converter made specifically to insert or extract analog audio into or out of a Dante (Digital Audio Network Through Ethernet) network using external breakout devices that utilize Sub-D format connectors.

ML-16D

The ML-16D has 2 D-Sub inputs and 2 D-Sub outputs, which can easily be connected to any of the many devices that utilize D-Sub connectors such as microphone preamplifiers, large and small format console mixers, audio interfaces, amplifiers, and euro block connector devices. This simple, yet elegant, solution enables audio to be quickly and easily inserted into – or extracted from – the Dante audio stream.

Flexible choice of connectors according to purposes

ML-16D is equipped with D-sub 25-pin connectors as analog line input/output connectors, and combining with optional breakout boxes enables conversion to Euro Block and XLR.

ML-16D

 

Example of conversion using Euro Block breakout box
ML-16D

 

Example of XLR connector conversion using XLR IN breakout box and XLR OUT breakout box
ML-16D

Features:

  • Dante focused interface for connection of external audio into or out of a Dante audio network
  • 16 channel analog line input and 16 analog line outputs (48k/96kHz) using four D-Sub connectors
  • Dual redundant Ethernet jacks which support both primary and secondary connections
    1. Dante primary and secondary connectors support redundancy
    2. Compatible with SMPTE ST 2110-30
    3. AES67 and Ravenna compatible
    4. Dante Controller for flexible routing
  • Up to 96kHz/24-bit quality
  • Equipped with a signal/overload indicator that enables level monitoring of analog input/output signals
  • Reference level dip switches for selectable DBu level metering
  • LED display for signal level and overload per input/output channel
  • Firmware updatable via Dante port
  • Equipped with D-sub 25-pin connectors as line input/output connectors
  • 1U rack mount size
  • Optional BO-32DE (D-sub/Euro Block breakout box) supports Euro Block connectors
  • Optional BO-16DX/IN and BO-16DX/OUT (D-sub/XLR breakout box) support XLR connectors