The A10-RACK offers convenient mounting, powering, RF, and audio connectivity for four uni- or SuperSlot wireless receivers in its 1 RU chassis. It is designed for dual-channel receivers from Audio Limited, including the A10-RX, plus slot receivers from Lectrosonics and Wisycom. The A10-RACK includes built-in antenna distribution with powering for active antennas. Up to eight channels of audio from single or dual-channel receivers appear on both its XLR outputs and over Dante™ audio-over-Ethernet.

  • accepts up to four, two-channel wireless receivers (receivers sold separately)
  • audio output on analogue/AES3 and Dante
  • built-in power distribution
  • built-in antenna distribution with selectable power for active antennas
  • powered from 4-pin XLR input (10-18 VDC)
  • USB port for firmware updates and serial access
Dante

Dante™ audio networking offers the convenience of a single CAT5 Ethernet connection to carry the audio signal from the eight channels of the A10-RACK. Dante is alway active, whether the receiver is set for analogue or AES digital output. When used with other Dante-compatible devices, complex systems with comprehensive routing can be built. Monitoring and routing of signals from transmitters to receivers is simplified with Dante Controller, a free software application from Audinate.

RF Distribution

The A10-RACK has an integrated RF distribution amplifier. Its two RF inputs offer selectable 12 V powering for active antennas, plus loop-thru connections for another A10-RACK. A single pair of antennas can be used for up to 16 audio channels.

Powering

The A10-RACK is powered from standard 4-pin XLR, 10-18 VDC power supplies, such as Sound Devices XL-WP4 (shown right). Power supplies require 3 amps (minimum) for proper powering of the A10-RACK and connected slot receivers.

Power Supply (Sold Separately)

Wavetool

The Audio Limited A10-RACK is compatible with Wavemark’s Wavetool for iOS and Mac. Wavetool uses a computer, phone or tablet to display key information for the A10-RX, such as RF status, RF frequency, TX battery levels, and audio signal history. With many features in one application, Wavetool makes it easy to troubleshoot issues remotely.

Learn more and purchase Wavetool directly from Wavemark.

 

Compatible Wireless Receivers

Manufacturer Model Compatible
Audio Ltd A10-RX compatible
Audio Ltd En2 CX2-P compatible
Lectrosonics SRa compatible
Lectrosonics SRb compatible
Lectrosonics SRc compatible
Wisycom MCR42 compatible

A10-RACK Specifications

RF Frequency Range 470-694 MHz
Number of Receivers four two-channel, diversity receivers
Active Distribution Amplifier Bandwidth 224 MHz, with powering for active antennas (12 V, 200 mA)
Antenna Inputs 2 x BNC 50 Ohms
RF Outputs 2 x BNC 50 Ohms
Power 10–18 Volts DC, 3 amps via 4-pin XLR male
Audio Outputs 8 x 3 pin XLR-M (analogue and/or AES3)
Dante Output 2 x RJ45 to provide Dante™ primary and secondary
Output, Analogue +18 dBu maximum, balanced
Output, Digital AES3, transformer-balanced
Audio Frequency Response 20-20,000 Hz ±1 dB
Service Port USB type B
Dimensions (H x W x D) 442 mm x 210 mm x 45 mm (without rack ears), 1 RU
Weight (without receivers) 3.6 kg

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