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Cranborne Audio 500R8 USB Audio Interface and 8-slot 500 Series Rack

28-in/30-out USB 2.0 audio interface

  • Ultra low-latency USB 2.0 interface with high-stability and compatibility with a wide range of devices.
  • 16in/16out ADAT Interface
  • 2in/2out S/PDIF Coaxial Interface
  • MIDI I/O

High-performance AD/DA conversion

  • ADCs = 121dB (unweighted) signal-to-noise ratio and - 112dB THD+N.
  • DACs = 127dB (unweighted) signal-to-noise and -115dB THD+N.
  • 0dBFs = 26.5dBu for huge headroom when recording and the ability to drive modules for a wider range of effects.

Master reference-quality internal clock

  • Capable of 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, and 192kHz operation.
  • Sub 0.5 picoseconds 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 output meter.
  • Dedicated talkback input with phantom power, push-to-talk activation, and automatic routing to all headphone and CAST 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.
  • CAST link port for increasing summing mixer to 16-into-2 using Cranborne Audio 500ADAT (sold separately).

 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

 High-current 8-slot 500 series rack

  • <250mA current per-slot with headroom.
  • XLR inputs, XLR line outputs, TRS Inserts (pre-ADC) per 500 series slot.
  • Module source switching options to send Analogue, USB or external CAST signals through your favourite 500 series modules.
  • Module bypass switches per-slot allowing 500R8 to be used without 500 series modules inserted.

 CAST Compatible

  • CAST ports per channel for relocating analogue I/O around studio using passive or active CAST breakout boxes via standard shielded Cat 5 (boxes coming soon).

 24v, 5 amp external locking power supply

  • External power supply for improved analogue audio performance and heat dissipation.

 Designed, Engineered, and Manufactured In The UK

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