ASP800

ASP800

8 Channel Mic Pre & ADC with
HMX & IRON

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BEHIND THE DESIGN

An insight into what makes ASP800 tick.

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BEHIND THE DESIGN

An insight into what makes ASP800 tick.

ASP800 Features

ASP800's versatile feature set explained.

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Specifications

MICROPHONE PREAMPLIFIER:

(measured to balanced DB25 analogue outputs)

MIC GAIN: 0 to 70 dB (extra gain stage for more!)
SWITCHABLE PAD: -15 dB (all channels front panel switchable)
LINE GAIN: -10 to 60 dB (-25 to 45 dB inc. PAD)
PHANTOM POWER: 48V ±4V @ 10mA / channel
MIC EIN: < -127.0 dBu
CMRR: >80 dB @ 100Hz to 2kHz
MAXIMUM INPUT LEVEL: +20 dBu (+35 dBu with PAD)
INPUT IMPEDANCE (Mic): >2k Ω balanced (approx. 2.2k Ω)
INPUT IMPEDANCE (Line): >8k Ω balanced (approx. 8.6k Ω)
FREQUENCY RESPONSE: ±0.5 dB 10Hz to 100kHz @ min. gain
CROSSTALK: < -90 dBu 10Hz to 10kHz
THD+N @ 0dBu (1kHz): <0.003% (-90.5 dBu) mostly 3rd harmonic
SNR: >90 dB @ min. gain >90 dB @ min. gain
XLR COMBI FEMALE: Pin 2 (Hot), Pin 3 (Cold) & Pin 1 (Shield)
1/4” TRS JACK: Tip (Hot), Ring (Cold) & Sleeve (Shield)

DISCRETE JFET D.I:

(measured via microphone preamplifier circuitry)

D.I GAIN: 0 dB unity gain (0 to 70 dB)
MAXIMUM INPUT LEVEL: +17 dBu
INPUT IMPEDANCE (D.I): 1Meg Ω unbalanced
FREQUENCY RESPONSE: ±0.5 dB 10Hz to 50kHz
THD+N @ 0dBu (1kHz): <0.01% (-80 dBu) mostly 2nd & 3rd
SNR: >85 dB @ min. gain
1/4” TS JACK: Tip (Hot) & Sleeve (Shield)

BALANCED ANALOGUE LINE OUTPUTS:

(ground sensing compensation scheme)

8-CHANNEL DB25:25-Pin Tascam Format

MAXIMUM OUTPUT LEVEL: +22 dBu
OUTPUT IMPEDANCE: <200Ω ground sensing
<100Ω unbalanced

A-D CONVERTER:

(measured under AES-17 sans microphone preamplifiers)

CHIPSET: Burr-Brown PCM4204 24-bit PCM
DIGITAL REFERENCE LEVEL: Selectable via Rear Panel
0 dBFS = +18 dBu (iD22 Professional)
0 dBFS = +12 dBu (iD14 Prosumer)
FREQUENCY RESPONSE: ±0.1 dB 20Hz to Fs/2 (Nyquist)
CROSSTALK:  <-110 dBFS @ 1kHz & <-90 dBFS @ 10kHz
THD+N @ -1 dBFS (1kHz): 0.0015% (-96.5 dB)
THD+N @ -6 dBFS (1kHz): 0.0009% (-101 dB)
DYNAMIC RANGE: 113.5 dB un-weighted
116.0 dB A-weighted
PEAK LED LINEUP: -2 dBFS (moves with reference level)
SIGNAL LED LINEUP: -38 dBFS (moves with reference level)

DIGITAL OUTPUT:

ADAT 8 CHANNEL SMUX: 44.1 to 96.0 kHz
CLOCK: Internal Crystal or External Source
WORDCLOCK INPUT: 75Ω BNC - switchable 75Ω termination

POWER SUPPLY:

LOW NOISE SHIELDED LINEAR PSU FANLESS, QUIET OPERATION: CUSTOM TRANSFORMERS
35W Maximum Consumption
INTERNAL D.C POWER RAILS: ±15V, +48, +30V & +9V
SWITCHABLE MAINS VOLTAGE: 100, 120, 220 or 230Va.c
FUSE: 200mA (UK) or 315mA (US)
Time Delay (T) Slow-Blow Type

WEIGHT:

4.5 kg

DIMENSIONS:

1RU
482mm x 286.5mm x 44mm