The A10-RACK is a 1-RU enclosure which accepts slot-in wireless receivers such as the Audio Limited A10-RX or other brand receivers. The A10-RACK features built-in power and antenna distribution plus Dante for up to 4 two-channel slot-in receivers. That is a total of eight channels of Dante, plus AES digital outputs, or analog outputs— all in a single, sleek, 1-RU chassis. The A10-RACK accommodates single-channel Unislot receivers and most two-channel Superslot-compatible receivers, such as Audio Limited’s A10-RX or other models from Lectrosonics and Wisycom utilizing the D-sub 25 pin interface.
- 4-slot wireless receiver rack system
(receivers sold separately)
- 8-ch Dante / AES / analogue outs
- Receiver diversity (Unislot / SuperSlot™)
- Built-in power and antenna distribution
- Antenna loop-thru for 16-channel setups
- 4-pin DC XLR input
- USB serial port for firmware updates
The Digital Audio Network Through Ethernet protocol, better known as Dante™, allows for true networking where signal can be sent to many destinations without degradation or extra hardware. Connect the A10-RACK to a Dante network, and all eight channels of high-quality audio from the wireless receivers can be transported over a single Cat5 network cable. Monitoring and routing of signals from transmitters to receivers is simplified with the Dante Controller, a free software application from Audinate.
The A10-RACK also sports RF inputs with 12V powering of active antennas, plus loop-thru connections for another A10-RACK. This provides seamless integration between two connected A10-RACKs with a single pair of antennas – resulting in reduced complexity for 16-channel configurations and additional cost savings.
The A10-RACK is powered with a standard 4-pin F-XLR 10-18v DC power supply, like the Sound Devices XL-WP4 (shown right). This power supply should be capable of providing 3A minimum for proper powering of the A10-RACK and the slot receivers.
Compatible Wireless Receivers
|Audio Ltd||En2 CX2-P|
|Frequency range||470-694 MHz|
|Number of diversity receivers||Up to 4|
|Active distribution amplifier bandwidth||224MHz, with phantom powering for active antennas – 12V, 200mA|
|Antenna inputs||2 x BNC 50 Ohms|
|Aux RF outputs||2 x BNC 50 Ohms|
|Rack powering||10 – 18 Volts DC, 3Amps via 4 pin XLR male socket|
|Audio outputs||8 x 3 pin XLR-M analogue and or AES|
|Other Audio outputs||2 x RJ45 to provide Dante™ primary and secondary|
|Output level||+18 dBu maximum, transformer balanced (analogue)|
|Audio frequency response||20 - 20,000Hz ± 1 dB|
|Service port||USB type B|
|Size||1RU high 19-inch frame|
|Dimensions (H x W x D)||442 mm x 210 mm x 45 mm (without rack ears)|
|Weight (without receivers)||3.6 kg|