Digiface AES

192 kHz Digital USB Interface with AES/SPDIF/ADAT/Analog I/O

Digiface AES

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Digiface AES

192 kHz Digital USB Interface with AES/SPDIF/ADAT/Analog I/O

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The latest Digiface AES is a professional, bus powered 14 input and 16 output channel USB 2.0 interface with 2 Mic/Line universal analog input channels and 4 analog output channels (2 XLR, one TRS phones) complementing its digital I/O section. With an excellent set of digital connectivity, SteadyClock FS, full stand-alone operation and built-in parametric EQ, the Digiface AES shines as the perfect all-in-one solution for recording and playback of digital and analog sources, as well as flexible playback/monitoring via TotalMix FX.

Conexiones y características

Conexiones y características

2 x Mic/Line Input

2 x XLR Out

1 x Phones Output

1 x AES I/O via XLR

1 x SPDIF I/O Coax

1 x SPDIF I/O

1 x ADAT I/O

1 x MIDI I/O

Sample Rate Converter

SteadyClock FS

TotalMix FX

USB bus-powered

ARC USB

Class Compliant Mode

Buspower compatibility meets flexible Analog I/O Performance

For the main inputs RME uses the proven mic/line preamps in XLR combo configuration of the Babyface Pro FS. Two digitally controlled preamps provide individually switchable 48V phantom power. These circuits feature a gain range of 75 dB, adjustable in steps of 1 dB, including a relay-driven PAD, resulting in exceptional EIN (Equivalent Input Noise) performance as well as line overload protection, and enough gain for even the lowest level microphones.

On the back of the Digiface AES there are 2 balanced analog outputs via XLR male to drive power amps, active monitor speakers, or recordings. The headphone output allows additional and independent high quality monitoring, providing sufficient output power and volume on high and low impedance headphones.

2 Mic/Line universal analog input channels and 4 analog output channels (2 XLR, one phones)

 

Versatile Digital Input and Output Connectivity

The comprehensive set of digital I/Os, centered around an AES/EBU input and output via XLR, also includes SPDIF coax, SPDIF optical or 8-channel ADAT. All I/Os can be used simultaneously, turning the unit into a swiss army knife interface that receives and sends all common digital audio formats. An integrated SRC (Sample Rate Converter) can be switched to one of the three inputs to solve clocking issues and to adapt to other sample rates. This allows, for example, the device to be AES clock-synchronized from the main source and to listen to SPDIF independently at the same time. MIDI I/O via an included breakout cable completes the package.

ADAT, SPDIF, AES - A comprehensive set of digital I/Os

 

Full Stand-alone Functionality

Convenient, direct access and control of all features and the device is available directly from the front panel. Four keys and the encoder, the high-resolution and clear color display, and a well thought-out menu structure allow for quick changes and configuration of the device.

Six different device setups can be stored into internal memory. With these the interface transforms into totally different devices by the simple click of a button, which is especially useful in stand-alone mode. Furthermore TotalMix FX can also be controlled externally via MIDI.

Flexible mixing and monitoring with TotalMix FX & TotalMix Remote

 

Powerful Applications for Mixing, Monitoring and Measurement included

The Digiface AES also includes the powerful digital real-time mixer TotalMix FX. It allows fully independent routing and mixing of input and playback channels to all physical outputs. Independent stereo submixes plus a comprehensive Control Room section offer unrivalled monitoring capabilities and unsurpassed routing flexibility.

TotalMix Remote, enhances the power of RME interfaces by enabling remote control via iOS, PC or Mac. With a straightforward set up process — simply enter the IP address of the computer you would like to control with TotalMix Remote and get going — users can quickly adjust any aspect of TotalMix FX on a host system while walking around the studio with their tablet, or from a control room located elsewhere in the facility.

 

More Outstanding Features

SteadyClock FS - Reference class Digital Clocking

Excellent performance in all clock modes and High Quality Analog Conversion to hear your mix as it is, with lowest jitter and highest jitter immunity.

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TotalMix FX - Mixing/Routing with superior features for Studio and Live Work

Since 2001 TotalMix added unlimited routing and mixing to RME‘s audio interfaces. Its unique capability to create as many independent submixes as output channels available turned it into the most flexible and powerful mixer of its kind.

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DigiCheck - The Secret Weapon of High Resolution Audio Measurements

RME Audio interfaces not only provide you with a professional digital audio interface, but also with a free available software tool: DigiCheck, for metering, testing, measuring and analyzing digital audio streams.

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RME USB - Transport audio with lowest latency and industry leading stability

Use your RME audio interface on Mac and PC with reliable, stable, and regularly updated drivers for our products. RME Audio develops its own interface core, it’s not dependent on 3rd parties for upgrades, modifications or bug fixes, so customers can use latest operating systems without interruption or delay."

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Digiface AES

Analog

Microphone/Line In 1-2, XLR

  • Input: XLR, electronically balanced
  • Input impedance balanced @ 1 kHz: 2 kOhm, PAD 5,3 kOhm
  • Input impedance unbalanced @ 1 kHz: 1 kOhm, PAD 2,6 kOhm
  • Maximum input level, Gain 0 dB: +8 dBu, PAD +19 dBu
  • Maximum input level, Gain 75 dB: -67 dBu, PAD -56 dBu
  • Gain range: 75 dB
  • EIN: -129 dBu A-weighted, 60 dB gain,150 Ohm, 20 Hz – 20 kHz
  • Signal to Noise ratio (SNR): 113 dB RMS unweighted, 115 dBA
  • Frequency response @ 44.1 kHz, -0,1 dB: 16 Hz – 20,4 kHz
  • Frequency response @ 96 kHz, -0,5 dB: 7 Hz – 45,8 kHz
  • Frequency response @ 192 kHz, -1 dB: 5 Hz – 88 kHz
  • Frequency response PAD @ 44.1 kHz, -0,1 dB: 5 Hz – 20,4 kHz
  • Frequency response PAD @ 96 kHz, -0,5 dB: 2,5 Hz – 45,8 kHz
  • Frequency response PAD @ 192 kHz, -1 dB: 2 Hz – 88 kHz
  • THD: < -110 dB, < 0,0003 %
  • THD+N: < -106 dB, < 0,0005 %
  • Channel separation: > 110 dB

 

TRS In 1-2
As XLR, but:

  • Input: 6.3 mm TRS jack, electronically balanced
  • Input impedance @ 1 kHz: 12 kOhm balanced, 6 kOhm unbalanced
  • Maximum input level, Gain 0 dB: +24 dBu
  • Maximum input level, Gain 75 dB: -51 dBu
  • Frequency response @ 44.1 kHz, -0,1 dB: 2 Hz – 20,3 kHz
  • Frequency response @ 96 kHz, -0,5 dB: 1,5 Hz – 44,3 kHz
  • Frequency response @ 192 kHz, -1 dB: 1 Hz – 70 kHz

 

DA, Line Out 1-2

  • Output: XLR, electronically balanced
  • Output level switchable +19 dBu, +13 dBu, +4 dBu
  • Dynamic range (DR) @ +19 dBu: 120 dB (AES17), 123 dBA
  • Dynamic range (DR) @ +13 dBu: 114 dB (AES17), 116,5 dBA
  • Dynamic range (DR) @ +4 dBu: 114 dB (AES17), 116,5 dBA
  • Frequency response @ 44.1 kHz, -0,5 dB: 0 Hz – 20,7 kHz
  • Frequency response @ 96 kHz, -0,5 dB: 0 Hz – 45 kHz
  • Frequency response @ 192 kHz, -1 dB: 0 Hz – 90 kHz
  • THD: < -110 dB, < 0,0003 %
  • THD+N: -110 dB, 0,0003 %
  • Channel separation: > 110 dB
  • Output impedance: 300 Ohm

 

DA - Stereo Monitor Output Phones (7-8)
as DA, but:

  • Output: 6.3 mm TRS jack,unbalanced
  • Output level at 0 dBFS, High: +13 dBu
  • Output level at 0 dBFS, Low: +7 dBu
  • Signal to Noise ratio (SNR) @ High: 120 dB (AES17), 122 dBA
  • Signal to Noise ratio (SNR) @ Low: 114 dB (AES17), 116,5 dBA
  • Output impedance: 5 Ohm
  • Max power per channel, 32 Ohm load, 0,1% THD: 160 mW
  • THD+N @ 32 Ohm Last: -108 dB, 0,0004 %

 

MIDI

  • 1 x MIDI I/O via breakout cable with 2 x 5-pin DIN jacks
  • Galvanically isolated by optocoupled input
  • Hi-speed mode: Jitter and response time typically below 1 ms
  • Separate 128 byte FIFOs for input and output

 

Digital

  • Clocks: Internal, AES, SPDIF, ADAT
  • Jitter suppression of external clocks: > 50 dB (> 1 kHz)
  • Effective clock jitter influence on AD and DA conversion: near zero
  • Digital Bitclock PLL for trouble-free varispeed ADAT operation
  • Supported sample rates: 28 kHz up to 200 kHz

 

Digital Inputs

AES/EBU

  • 1 x XLR, transformer-balanced, galvanically isolated, according to AES3-1992
  • High-sensitivity input stage (< 0.3 Vpp)
  • SPDIF compatible (IEC 60958)
  • Accepts Consumer and Professional format
  • Lock range: 27 kHz – 200 kHz
  • Jitter suppression: > 50 dB (> 1 kHz)

SPDIF coaxial

  • 1 x RCA,according to IEC 60958
  • High-sensitivity input stage (< 0.3 Vpp)
  • Accepts Consumer and Professional format
  • Lock range: 27 kHz – 200 kHz
  • Jitter suppression: > 50 dB (> 1 kHz)

 

ADAT Optical

  • 2 x TOSLINK, Format according to Alesis specification
  • Standard: 8 channels 24 bit, up to 48 kHz
  • Double Speed (S/MUX): 4 channels 24 bit 96 kHz
  • Quad Speed (S/MUX4) : 2 channels 24 bit 192 kHz
  • Bitclock PLL ensures perfect synchronisation even in varispeed operation
  • Lock Range: 31.5 kHz – 50 kHz
  • Jitter suppression: > 50 dB (> 1 kHz)

 

SRC

  • The inputs AES, SPDIF coaxial or SPDIF optical switchable
  • 2 channels, 32 up to 192 kHz
  • Max. conversion ratio. 1:7 and 7:1
  • THD+N: -139 dB
  • Dynamic range (DR): 139 dB (AES17), 142 dBA
  • Latency: 109 Samples, 2,47 ms @ 44,1 kHz, 1,14 ms @ 96 kHz, 0,57 ms @ 192 kHz

 

Digital Outputs

AES/EBU

  • XLR, transformer-balanced, galvanically isolated, according to AES3-1992
  • Output impedance 5 Vss
  • Format Professional according to AES3-1992 Amendment 4
  • Single Wire Mode, Supported sample rates: 28 kHz up to 200 kHz

 

SPDIF coaxial

  • 1 x Cinch, according to IEC 60958
  • Output impedance 0,7 Vss
  • Format Consumer (SPDIF) according to IEC 60958
  • Single Wire Mode, Supported sample rates: 28 kHz up to 200 kHz

 

ADAT

  • 1 x TOSLINK
  • Standard: 8 channels 24 bit, up to 48 kHz
  • Double Speed (S/MUX): 4 channels 24 bit 96 kHz
  • Quad Speed (S/MUX4) : 2 channels 24 bit 192 kHz

 

General

  • Power supply: USB bus power or external power supply
  • Typical power consumption: 3 Watt
  • Current at 12 V external power: 250 mA (3 Watt)
  • Dimensions (BxHxT): 215 x 44 x 130 mm (8.46" x 1.73" x 5.1")
  • Weight: 880 g (1.94 lbs)
  • Temperature range: +5° up to +50° Celsius (41° F up to 122°F)
  • Relative humidity: < 75%, non condensing
All specifications are subject to change without notice.

 

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Digiface AES

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Update to version: (*latest changes)

MADIface XT: USB 3/2 191, PCIe 56, DSP 42
MADIface XT II: USB 3/2 319, DSP 55, CC 10*

MADIface USB, Hw Rev 6: 25
MADIface USB, Hw Rev 7: 102*

MADIface Pro: 73

OctaMic XTC: USB 47, DSP 26

ADI-2/4 Pro SE: FPGA 72, DSP 40
ADI-2/4 Pro SE: FPGA 209, DSP 40

ADI-2 Pro Series: FPGA 267, DSP 128

ADI-2 DAC: FPGA 81, DSP 62

Digiface USB, Hw Rev X: 18
Digiface USB, Hw Rev G: 35

Fireface UFX II, Hw Rev A: USB 26, DSP 26, CC 15*
Fireface UFX II, Hw Rev E: USB 115, DSP 26, CC 112*
Fireface UFX II, Hw Rev 7: USB 206, DSP 26, CC 208*

Fireface UFX III: USB 20 DSP 21 CC 44*

Digiface Dante: 57*

Digiface Ravenna: 55

Digiface AES: USB 47, MCU 17, CC 11

USB I/O: USB 5, CC 3*

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Windows Flash Update Tool for MADIface XT/USB/Pro, OctaMic XTC, ADI-2 Pro Series & DAC, Digiface USB, UFX II/III, UFX+, Digiface Dante, Digiface AVB

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MADIface XT: USB 191 PCIe 56 DSP 42
MADIface XT II: USB 3/2 319, DSP 55, CC 10*

MADIface USB: 25 (6), 102 (7)*

MADIface Pro: 73

OctaMic XTC: 47/26

ADI-2 Pro series: FPGA 267, DSP 128
ADI-2 DAC series: FPGA 81, DSP 62

ADI-2/4 Pro SE: FPGA 72, DSP 40
ADI-2/4 Pro SE: FPGA 209, DSP 40

UFX II: USB 26 DSP 26 CC 15 (A), USB 115 DSP 26 CC 112 (E), USB 206 DSP 26 CC 208 (7)*

Fireface UFX III: USB 20 DSP 21 CC 44

UFX+: USB 55 DSP 58 Thunderbolt 112 (A), USB 72 DSP 58 Thunderbolt 167 (E)*

Digiface USB: 18 (X), 35 (G)

Digiface AVB: 260*

Digiface Dante: 57

Digiface Ravenna: 55

Digiface AES: USB 47 MCU 17 CC 11

USB I/O: USB 5, CC 3*

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Mac OS Flash Update Tool for MADIface XT/USB/Pro, OctaMic XTC, ADI-2 Pro Series & DAC, Digiface USB/AES/Dante/Ravenna, UFX II/III

Update to version: (*latest changes)

MADIface XT: USB 3/2 191, PCIe 56, DSP 42
MADIface XT II: USB 3/2 319, DSP 55, CC 10*

MADIface USB, Hw Rev 6: 25
MADIface USB, Hw Rev 7: 102*

MADIface Pro: 73

OctaMic XTC: USB 47, DSP 26

ADI-2/4 Pro SE: FPGA 72, DSP 40
ADI-2/4 Pro SE: FPGA 209, DSP 40

ADI-2 Pro Series: FPGA 267, DSP 128

ADI-2 DAC: FPGA 81, DSP 62

Digiface USB, Hw Rev X: 18
Digiface USB, Hw Rev G: 35

Fireface UFX II, Hw Rev A: USB 26, DSP 26, CC 15*
Fireface UFX II, Hw Rev E: USB 115, DSP 26, CC 112*
Fireface UFX II, Hw Rev 7: USB 206, DSP 26, CC 208*

Fireface UFX III: USB 20 DSP 21 CC 44*

Digiface Dante: 57*

Digiface Ravenna: 55

Digiface AES: USB 47, MCU 17, CC 11

USB I/O: USB 5, CC 3*

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USB 2/3 Kernel Extension driver for macOS 11 ( Big Sur, Monterey, Ventura and up) Check OS Version. Version 3.31. Supports Intel and Mx.

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macOS 10.12 up to 10.15 driver for Fireface UFX / UFX+ / UFX III, UFX II, 802, UCX, UCX II, UC, Babyface, Babyface Pro, MADIface XT/USB/Pro, Digiface USB/AES/Dante/Ravenna

version 3.223. Compatible to 10.12 (macOS Sierra) up to 10.15 (macOS Catalina) Check OS Version. Mx users please download macOS 11 and up USB Series Driver.

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Mac OS X driver for Fireface UFX / UFX+ / UFX II, 802, UCX, UCX II, UC, Babyface, Babyface/Pro, MADIface XT / USB / Pro, Digiface USB - Legacy Build

Version 2.23. Compatible to 10.9 (OS X Mavericks) up to 10.13 (macOS High Sierra) Check OS Version. Legacy build, newer drivers are version 3.x. M1 user please download macOS 11 and up USB Series Driver.

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MADIface XT: USB 191 PCIe 56 DSP 42
MADIface XT II: USB 3/2 319, DSP 55, CC 10*

MADIface USB: 25 (6), 102 (7)*

MADIface Pro: 73

OctaMic XTC: 47/26

ADI-2 Pro series: FPGA 267, DSP 128
ADI-2 DAC series: FPGA 81, DSP 62

ADI-2/4 Pro SE: FPGA 72, DSP 40
ADI-2/4 Pro SE: FPGA 209, DSP 40

UFX II: USB 26 DSP 26 CC 15 (A), USB 115 DSP 26 CC 112 (E), USB 206 DSP 26 CC 208 (7)*

Fireface UFX III: USB 20 DSP 21 CC 44

UFX+: USB 55 DSP 58 Thunderbolt 112 (A), USB 72 DSP 58 Thunderbolt 167 (E)*

Digiface USB: 18 (X), 35 (G)

Digiface AVB: 260*

Digiface Dante: 57

Digiface Ravenna: 55

Digiface AES: USB 47 MCU 17 CC 11

USB I/O: USB 5, CC 3*

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TotalMix Remote V 1.41 - App to remote control TotalMix FX via ethernet and WiFi from other devices with Mac OS 10.12 or up. Universal Binary, supports Intel and Mx. Please note: can not be run on the same computer where the host TotalMix FX is used. This download is not TotalMix FX, which is part of the driver installation.

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TotalMix FX Windows latest version (single file download)

TotalMix FX V 1.93. This zip includes only TotalMix FX, to update TotalMix when using older drivers that come with an older TotalMix FX version.

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Universal binary, runs natively on Intel and M1 machines. DigiCheck NG V 0.90 requires macOS 10.13 (High Sierra) or up.

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DIGICheck 0.73 Mac

EBU R-128 Meter. Surround Audio Scope with ITU weighting. Stereo / Multichannel / Global Level Meter, Spectral Analyser, Vector Audio Scope, Correlation Meter, Bit Statistic & Noise. In this version a display of plaback data is not possible via Core Audio, only via hardware level. Supports all cards of the HDSPe, FireWire and USB series. (09/14/2018).

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Digiface AES

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Digiface AES

Manual for Digiface AES, version 1.2a, 06/2023

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