L-ACOUSTICS introduced the LA-AES3, an AES/EBU input card at Prolight + Sound 2010.
First in the family of optional extensions for LA4 and LA8 amplified controllers, LA-AES3 offers one AES/EBU stereo input and one AES/EBU thru port (link) to connect an LA4 or LA8 to any digital mixing desk or audio distribution network, while maintaining a fully digital signal path.
Main features include one AES/EBU input, AES/EBU to analogue input automatic fallback option with constant delay, a hardware sample rate converter accepting sample rates from 44.1 kHz up to 192 kHz, one AES/EBU thru, electronically buffered with failsafe relay, and one USB port
The LA-AES3 will be available June 2010. Full size image available below.