Focusrite introduces RedNet A16R 16-channel analog I/O


Focusrite has introduced its RedNet A16R 16-channel analog I/O at the 2016 Winter NAMM show.

Focusrite RedNet A16R

The latest addition to Focusrite’s popular RedNet range of Dante™-based audio-over-IP interfaces, the A16R is presented in a rugged, 1U all-metal enclosure matching other products in the series. It features 16 channels of network-connected 24-bit, 192kHz A/D-D/A conversion, and offers high-quality, line-level analog audio in and out with full network and power supply redundancy. RedNet A16R carries on the legacy and exceptional sound quality of its predecessor, the RedNet 2 sixteen-channel I/O unit.

Analog inputs and outputs are accessed via four rear-panel DB25 connectors wired to AES59 specification, while two XLR connectors provide additional AES 3/AES 11 (digital audio/DARS) I/O connectivity. Word Clock I/O connections are made via BNC sockets and permit switchable termination. Dual network connections are provided on locking etherCON connectors and the dual PSU power inputs include cable-retaining clips.

The A16R operates at standard sample rates up to 192kHz, 24-bit, including pull up/down, with sample rate and operating levels selected remotely via host computer software. The unit offers a dynamic range of 119dB A-weighted, A/D and D/A, with a frequency response of 20Hz-20kHz ±0.15dB.

Front panel indicators include triple-color LED level indication along with sample rate, clock source, PSU and network status indicators.

RedNet A16R features

  • 16 channels of high-quality line-level analog I/O with 24-bit conversion up to 192kHz.
  • 119dB dynamic range, response flat from 20Hz – 20kHz, ±0.15dB.
  • Dante-based remote-controlled audio-over-IP connectivity.
  • Dual power supplies, with full power and network redundancy including locking connectors for maximum reliability.
  • Word Clock and AES I/O for increased flexibility.
  • Analog I/O to AES59 standard on DB25 connectors.
  • Comprehensive front-panel indicators.

The A16R will begin shipping Summer 2016.

More information: Focusrite / RedNet

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