The Glensound DARK1616D is a digital to digital converter designed to connect AES3 audio circuits to/ from a Dante/ AES67 audio network.
Dante network audio is a common protocol for distributing high quality linear audio over standard IP networks and it is widely used by many audio equipment manufacturers. The Glensound Dark1616D Dante audio interface will be compatible with any other manufacturers Dante audio interface.
Being designed for live on-air broadcast applications the Glensound Dark1616D has been designed with multiple redundancy capabilities. It has 2 mains power sources and it also has fully redundant network connections for both Copper & Fibre circuits.
The Dark1616D provides 8 balanced AES3 inputs and 8 balanced AES3 outputs to the Dante network on rear panel D25 connectors wired to AES59 (also known as the Tascam standard).
As per our other Dante equipment 0dBu = -18dBFs