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What's your interface--converter combo?
Old 28th December 2012
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What's your interface--converter combo?

Title says it all.

I'm referring mainly to converters with no USB/Firewire/MADI etc.

What's the box, and what's the I/O?

Old 28th December 2012
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Lynx AES16 is in the box - usually attached to a Crane Song HEDD192 DA/AD, outputs routed to a Crane Song Avocet (and multed to the Dorrough 40-D's).
Old 28th December 2012
RME HDSPe AES in the PC, with outboard Crookwood converters (2 x DAC, 1 x ADC).
Old 28th December 2012
Lynx AES16 card (in MacPro)

Converter is a Sonic Studio model 302 (relabeled Metric Halo ULN-2)

I could run audio straight to and from this box through firewire, but that would limit flexible patching of other digital outboard gear. Now i can route anything before DAC and after ADC using a digital patch matrix.
Old 28th December 2012
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1 x Lynx AES 16 PCIe (Inside Mac Pro)
2 x Lynx L22 (Inside two Pee Cee's)

Actual converters are Lavry AD122 and Forssell MADA 2
DA11 normally for monitoring
Old 28th December 2012
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Also RME Micstasy
Old 28th December 2012
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RME HDSP AES32 to BOB-32 to HEDD .. I think it never crashed since 2007 ...
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RME PCIe-Multiface combo ADATed to a Mytek 8x192 (in the shop for upgrades, can't wait to get it back )

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Hilo I/O!
Old 28th December 2012
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RME HDSPe AES32 to Cranesong Hedd for analog loop and avocet for monitor
Old 29th December 2012
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Lynx L22 with AES16
Crane Song Avocet

Old 29th December 2012
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-Lynx l22 + Ls aes
-little labs digital patch
Old 30th December 2012
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Playback DAW #1 has an old Lynx One PCI card sending via AES i/o to a Z-Sys digital patchbay which mults the signal to two sets of Lavry Blue DAC's - one which feeds the monitor controller for direct monitoring of the source files, and the other which feeds the analog process chain.

Capture DAW #2 has a Sydec/SSL Mixtreme192 PCI card attached via TDIF to a Soundscape/Apogee 896i/o interface which has 8 channels ADC/DAC, and 8 channels AES i/o - which feed from/to a Mytek Stereo96 ADC and Lucid DA9624 DAC via Z-Sys digital patch bay. I'm planning an upgade of these last two pieces this year - likely to a Lynx Hilo.

I should note that both of these PCI cards I use are discontinued now - but since they provide all needed i/o and can plug into any converter upgrade desired via AES - since they still function perfectly for my needs, rather than putting studio budget funds into unnecessarily updating them I put them into gaining additional capabilities for the studio instead.

Best regards,
Steve Berson
Old 30th December 2012
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#1 RME Madi to SSL Alpha Link

#2 RME Madi to SSL Alpha Link

#3 2x Steinberg MR816s

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Old 4th January 2013
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Lynx L22 for AES I/O, Lavry a/d d/a converters.
Old 4th January 2013
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Lynx AES-16e card here as well, with a mixture of Lavry and Benchmark converters.

Best, JT
Old 4th January 2013
MH 2882, Lynx AES 16E in Mac, Cranesong Heed AD/DA, Lavry Gold 122.
Old 4th January 2013
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Lynx AES-16 to HEDD DA/AD. Dangerous Dbox from AES-16 to monitors
Old 4th January 2013
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Pitch system: Prism DA-2 convertor from a PTHD10 system connected AES via Digi 192.

Catch system: Prism AD-2 convertor into a laptop connected AES via firewire on a MOTU Traveler.

Both systems clocked to the AD-2.
Old 4th January 2013
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Prism ADA8XR and Lynx AES16e here, running Soundblade as destination DAW
Took a bit of fiddling to get it working but it sounds great.
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