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Lynx Studio Technology E22
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Description

The Lynx E22 PCI Express Card is designed to satisfy the most demanding professional recording and broadcast studio requirements. Built upon the legacy of the LynxL22 card, the E22 takes a leap forward to offer the highest performance A/D and D/A conversion system ever incorporated into a PCI Express card. In fact the E22 performance even eclipses that of the Lynx Aurora converters. Since 1998, Lynx has provided high-reliability add-in cards engineered for 24/7 operation. The E series improves upon this tradition with upgraded enhancements for I/O protection and shielding.

The E22 card utilizes sophisticated design methodologies to achieve high performance levels. Components are meticulously chosen to support low noise and distortion. Circuit topologies are compact and cancel external noise pickup. Capacitors with solid dielectrics provide high reliability and long life. Considerable effort is applied to PCB layout which focuses on component placement and routing of traces, as well as copious use of copper planes for shielding and power distribution.

The power available from the PCI Express bus offers a particular challenge due to the lack of a negative supply rail which is required to power analog amplifier stages. The E series utilizes a unique scheme to generate supply rails that are extremely low noise while being very tolerant of poorly designed computer power supplies.

The use of field-programmable-gate-arrays (FPGA) is another core technology pioneered for use in audio devices by Lynx. The E series uses the latest devices with a wealth of resources for parallel processing in the 16 X 8 mixer and V2 DMA engine which maximizes throughput on the PCIe bus while minimizing CPU workload. As always, FPGA’s allow for field-upgradeability to add features in the future.

IDEAL FOR:

Capturing and archiving historic and classic material with extreme accuracy and transparency.v
Broadcast applications requiring 24/7 flawless operation
Audio measurement
Audio production
Medical, military and industrial applications that require full audio spectrum capabilities and extreme reliability
FEATURES:

Two channels A/D and D/A conversion
Two channels of AES3 or S/PDIF I/O
Sample rates: 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192 kHz
Extremely low-jitter SynchroLock sample clock generator
Fixed or adjustable trim level on all analog I/O’s, relay controlled
Automatic output muting on power on/off (de-thump)
FPGA-based on-board hardware mixing
V2 DMA Engine promotes extremely low-latency operation
Drivers for Macintosh OS X, Windows 7 & 8. Thunderbolt compatible.
Lynx Mixer application
RoHS compliant
Designed and built in the USA
Cables Sold Separately. CBL-L22Audio for analog I/O and CBL-L22Sync for digital and word clock I/O

Discussions

New Lynx E44 and E22 PCI Express Cards

Hello all from Lynx We have just introduced the new E44 and E22 PCI Express Cards for Mac and Windows computers. The E44 has 4 analog I/O & 4 digital I/O, 24 bit 192 kHz of course. Specs are in the same range, some better than Aurora. Think of this as 1/2 of an Aurora 8...

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Gear Porn thread - pics of your slutty setups

My home studio. New speakers Genelec 8351B and a a Lynx E22 sound card. After a 5 year of waiting it was a compensation present to myself.

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Sanity check, how would you spend 3500$ on microphones?

...set of four 4006TL's. David and Kelly did offer to sell me the side-address cardioid heads they put on the e22's, but I don't like the idea of having to change up my mounting arrangement if I decide I need to swap patterns at the last minute. When I first bought mine, I was doing...

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