By PSW Staff • March 12, 2014 The new DiGiCo D2-Rack At Prolight+Sound/Messe in Frankfurt this week, DiGiCo has announced the launch of the D2-Rack, currently available for use with SD8 and SD9 systems. DiGiCo, exhibiting with new German distributor united-b at hall 8.0, stand F60) at the show, is also announcing a number of new software features and an expansion of a third-party development project. Designed to support and expand the DiGiCo SD Range’s higher sample rate I/O solutions, the D2-Rack comes with either BNC or Cat-5 MADI connections, allowing it to be used with a number of DiGiCo consoles. By using the latest converters found in DiGiCo’s SD Racks, the D2-Rack offers a more compact, more efficient, more affordable rack solution for connection at either 48 kHz or 96 kHz with no I/O reduction. “The D2-Rack means we are able to open up the full 96 kHz potential of the SD8, SD9 and SD11 with this next generation of I/O conversion is an impressive upgrade,” says DiGiCo managing director James Gordon. “The D2-Rack allows users to get unrivaled audio quality at a total system latency of just over 1 ms. It was very well received at ISE and we’re anticipating even higher level of interest at Prolight+Sound.” The D2-Rack offers two I/O versions: • 48 x mic inputs • 16 x line outputs • 2 x blank output slots allowing an additional 16 outputs in the owners desired format – analog, AES and Aviom or • 24 x mic inputs • 24 x AES inputs • 16 x line outputs • 2 x blank output slots allowing an additional 16 outputs in the owners desired format – analog, AES and Aviom DiGiCo Comments Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Tagged with: Consoles DiGiCo Interconnect Musikmesse New Products · all topics Subscribe to Live Sound International Subscribe to Live Sound International magazine. Stay up-to-date, get the latest pro audio news, products and resources each month with Live Sound.