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SM Pro Audio Releases AB-8 Transformer Balanced ADAT A/D

With 8 analog inputs and one ADAT output interface, the AB-8 is well suited for use in a wide variety of studio configurations

By PSW Staff January 23, 2009

Front and rear panel of the new AB-8 from SM Pro Audio

The new SM Pro Audio AB-8 is a transformer-balanced, multi-channel analog to ADAT converter designed to deliver an additional 8 inputs to many of today’s current digital audio products.

With 8 analog inputs and one ADAT output interface, the AB-8 is well suited for use in a wide variety of studio configurations.

Whether working with I/O cards, digital mixers or digital musical instruments – the AB-8 converts analog data reliably and professionally to an 8 channel digital ADAT format stream with fidelity.

Transformer isolated inputs on all 8 channels protect audio signal from any excessive hum or other noise due to power or grounding issues. Passive level attenuators are also provided to adjust incoming signal as desired.

The AB-8 features the latest full resolution 24-bit converters and offers both internal and external sync at 44.1/48kHz sample rates. BNC word clock connectors are provided on the rear.

Features:
– 8 x Balanced and line inputs (combo)
– 8 x Passive level attenuators
– 8 x Transformer isolated inputs
– 24-bit 96kHz Delta Sigma converter
– Internal and external sync
– Word clock I/O
– 44.1/48kHz operation
– 1 RU rack-mountable chassis

Housed in an external chassis, the AB-8 is shielded from any stray electrical interference. Robust combo connectors are provided for all inputs.

SM Pro Audio Website

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