MADI is widely used for large-scale digital audio systems such as audio consoles and conversion systems, allowing multiple channels to be carried along a single interface. RedNet 6 provides the link between your RedNet Ethernet-based audio system and any MADI / AES10 setup. RedNet 6 supports up to 64 channels of both coaxial and optical MADI interfaces and is completely bi-directional: use RedNet’s high quality interface products with your MADI system – or MADI components with your RedNet system. RedNet 6 features an asynchronous sample rate converter (ASRC) on each input and output so you can interface between MADI and RedNet irrespective of the sample rate at which either system is operating. Connect your RedNet system to MADI-based digital consoles, computer cards, converters and much more. In addition to both coax and optical MADI interfaces, RedNet provides Word Clock in and out.
RedNet is Focusrite’s new flagship range of Ethernet-networked studio interfaces, based around the tried and tested Dante Ethernet audio networking system from Australian developers Audinate. Focusrite’s RedNet is the first to offer IP network audio interfaces for the recording studio – or any application that requires moving high quality audio around with ultra-low latency. RedNet links high channel counts between a range of high-quality remote-controlled interfaces and your audio computer via a standard Ethernet network. RedNet connects with your computer via a low-latency PCIe card or, with RedNet’s HD Bridge, to Pro Tools HD / HDX / HD Native systems – or direct using a virtual soundcard*.
Add MADI to RedNet – or RedNet to MADI
RedNet 6 connects your MADI system and your RedNet system seamlessly together. Connect RedNet to digital mixing consoles, interfaces and cards that use MADI; or conversely, extend your MADI system with RedNet’s versatile, superb-quality audio interfaces and connectivity.
Coaxial and Optical
RedNet 6 supports both coax and optical interfaces – connect simply to any MADI equipment
External Word Clock I/O for either RedNet or MADI
Slave either the RedNet systems or MADI streams to an external clock
Up to 64 MADI channels
RedNet 6 supports up to 64 channels of digital audio I/O at standard sample rates (44.1/48kHz) from your MADI system, 32 channels at 96kHz and 16 at 192kHz.
Asynchronous sample rates throughout
Each RedNet 6 input and output has asynchronous sample rate converters (ASRC) allowing MADI and RedNet systems to operate simultaneously at different sample rates.
Compact and effective
RedNet 6 is a simple 1U rack-mount module with the classic red aluminium faceplate.
Remote routing and control
RedNet Control software allows remote routing and control from your audio computer system via a software control panel – no hardware patching required.
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