MPN #MODEL-E-3A    

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Automatic mixing controller with AES digital audio I/O for 12 Analog plus 16 ADAT channels of processing



The Dugan Model E-3A Automatic Mixing Controller helps professional audio mixers handle multiple live mics without having to continually ride their individual faders. This signal processor can be patched into the input insert points of an audio mixing console. Then each mic channel is processed in the Dugan controller and returned to the console for mixing. Alternatively, internal mix buses in the Model E-3A can be used to sum channels.

The Dugan detects which mics are being used and makes fast, transparent cross- fades, freeing the mixer to focus on balance and sound quality instead of being chained to the faders. The Model E-3A crossfades unscripted dialogue which eliminates cueing mistakes and late fade-ups. It also reduces comb filtering from adjacent mics while avoiding the choppy and distracting effects common to noise gates.
  • 32 channels of processing, 16 AES plus 16 ADAT
  • 96 kHz sampling rate supported (AES only)
  • All Dugan algorithms: Speech System, Music System and Gain Limiting
  • Six-bus pre/post matrix mixer
  • Channels may be grouped into three independent automixers
  • Word clock I/O
  • Power over Ethernet (PoE) capable
  • Three switched Ethernet ports available for control network
  • Remote control from Dugan Control Panel for Java (included) and Dugan Control Panel for iPad (sold separately)
  • Physical remote control from Dugan Model K Control Surface (sold separately)
  • Miniature control panel for setup or adjustments from front panel Standard Dugan linking for larger systems
  • digital input and output
    aes/ebu: AES3, 16 inputs, 16 outputs
    optical (adat): Eight channels in and eight channels out
    16-Channel mode: link connectors reassigned as ADAT channels 9-16
    gain: Unity
    sample rate: 48 or 96 kHz
    bit depth: 24 bit
    audio latency: 2 ms
    frequency response: 10 Hz " 22 kHz, ± 0.0075 dB
    output noise: -125 dBFS (20 Hz " 20 kHz), -128 dBAFS
    distortion: -125 dBFS
    linking: Up to eight units can be linked into one system in an optical ring network Linking uses ADAT hardware but does not adhere to ADAT protocol

    synchronization
    sources: Word Clock, AES Inputs 1"16, ADAT, Internal

    connectors
    audio: 1"16: Two DB-25 connectors wired to TASCAM digital audio standard ADAT: Optical input and output
    control: 3 x RJ-45: Three-port internal network switch. One connector accepts PoE Linking: ADAT optical, reassigned for audio I/O in 16-channel mode
    word clock: BNC input and output

    power
    connector: Coaxial with locking collar, 5.5 mm o.d., 2.1 mm i.d., center positive
    electrical: Nominal 12 VDC, 1.5 A maximum; accepts 12"24 VDC
    poe: 802.3at Type 2 25.5 W
    external supply:
    Input: 100"240 VAC, 50"60 Hz, 30 W
    Output: 18 VDC, 1.33 A
    Approved UL, CE

    dimensions
    1RU H = 1.75 in (4.5 cm) D = 8.3 in (21 cm) W = 8.75 in (22.2 cm)

    weight
    3.4 lb (1.5 kg)
    5.8 lb (2.6 kg) in shipping box with power supply

    Applications
    TV news and sports panels, political debates
    Conference reinforcement, video trucks
    Reality shows, game shows
    Wireless mics for theater
    Boardrooms, civic meeting rooms
    Teleconferencing and distance learning Houses of worship

    Benefits
    Eliminates late upcuts
    Reduces PA feedback and studio noise
    Reduces comb filtering from adjacent mics
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