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Cranbourne Audio Technical Specification/ Details
28-in/30-out USB 2.0 audio interface
Low-latency USB 2.0 interface with high-stability and compatibility with a wide range of PC/macOS devices.
ADAT I/O (16/16 channels @ 44.1/48kHz, 8/8 channels @ 88.2/96kHz)
5-pin MIDI I/O
High-performance A/D-D/A conversion
Dynamic Range: 121dB A-weighted, AES17 method, 20Hz – 20kHz
Frequency Response: -1dB, 2.2Hz to >80kHz
THD+N: <0.00032% (-110dB) @ -4dBFS, 20Hz - 40kHz, 1kHz, A-weighted
Max I/O Level: +24dBu
Master reference-quality internal clock
Capable of 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, and 192kHz operation
<0.5ps of jitter
Dedicated Word Clock Input and Output via BNC
External sync options using Word Clock BNC, S/PDIF, or ADAT
Monitor controller with talkback
Speaker A/B switching, Mono check, Dim, Mute, and 28-segment peak meter
Dedicated talkback input with phantom power, push-to-talk activation, and automatic routing to all headphones and C.A.S.T. facilities
Easy-access illuminated front panel controls for all monitor controller functions.
Analogue summing mixer
8-into-2 analogue summing mixer with +26.5dBu of headroom, dedicated ADC, and balanced 1/4″ jack outputs
C.A.S.T. link port for increasing summing mixer to 16-into-2 using Cranborne Audio 500ADAT
Zero-latency artist mixer
Zero-latency analogue artist mixer with physical level/pan controls per channel and DAW return blend controls
2 high-power headphone outputs with independent blend and level controls
Reference-Quality Headphone Outputs
THD+N: <0.0006% (-104.4dB) @ 20dBu, 1kHz, A-weighted, 300ohm load
Output Wattage (1kHz): 250mW x 2 @ 600 ohms, 650mW x 2 @ 220 ohms, 1.21W x 2 @ 100 ohms, 500mW x 2 @ 32 ohms
Frequency Response: 1dB, <1Hz to >70kHz
High-current 8-slot 500 series rack
250mA current per-slot with 2A total for all slots
XLR inputs, XLR line outputs, and TRS Inserts (pre-ADC) per 500 series slot
Module source switching options to send Analogue, USB or external C.A.S.T. signals through your favourite 500 series modules
Module bypass switches per-slot allowing 500R8 to be used without 500 series modules inserted.
C.A.S.T. ports per channel for relocating analogue I/O around studio using passive or active C.A.S.T. breakout boxes via standard shielded Cat 5
24v, 5a external locking power supply
External power supply for improved analogue audio performance and heat dissipation.
Designed and Engineered in the UK
Each and every 500R8 is extensively tested by a team of dedicated engineers to ensure reliability and consistency.
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