Straubing, Germany (June 22, 2020)—Dynacord has introduced a new performance audio matrix, the MXE5, which marks the first entry in the company’s new MXE matrix mix engine series. A 24 x 24 crosspoint audio matrix, it offers routing and mixing functionalities, with 12 analog mic/line inputs, eight line outputs and 24 Dante audio channels, while also acting as a communications hub for all IP-based peripherals.
While intended for high-end installations in venues like stadiums and sports facilities, conference and performing arts centers, houses of worship, educational facilities and more, the MXE5 can also be used in live-sound environments in a system drive rack.
The MXE5 sports a sampling rate of 96 kHz and reported audio latency of less than 0.22 ms. Dynacord’s DSP technology also results in a low distortion rate (<0.002 dB THD) and a signal-to-noise ratio of more than 118 dB. The unit can also be used as both a system manager and an OCA controller with monitoring and supervision abilities. In addition, it also serves as an FIR-Drive speaker controller. Third-party integration is enabled via plug-ins to upgrade existing systems for enhanced performance, starting with a plug-in for Q-SYS. The unit also incorporates the entire network infrastructure, with Dante audio transport, AES70-compliant control and no requirement for retrofitted external cards.
Onboard are 24 channels of professional input and output processing features, such as zone mixing, dynamic EQ, delay, compression, limiting, ducking, de-essing and more. Future additions will include free DSP configuration, auto mixing, a task engine, Acoustic Echo Cancellation (AEC), Automatic Gain Control (AGC) and Ambient Noise Control (ANC). Meanwhile, primary and secondary OMNEO ports allow integration into various network designs, such as transparent, RSTP or glitch-free. The eight GPIO control ports comprise a built-in multicast filter that makes the unit appropriate for control over Wi-Fi networks.
The MXE5 will be available in summer 2020.
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