Audinate

Case Studies

As a four-year public university offering 64 degree programs to more than 5,500 students, Governors State University (GSU), in University Park, IL, has an intensive video mission that encompasses producing thousands of hours of video for media programs and video libraries on behalf of such high-profile publishers as the American Psychological Association. 

Leading visitor experiences company Merlin Entertainments has revealed that it is making extensive use of Audinate’s Dante audio networking technology at a variety of its London attractions. These include a number of popular sites on the city’s South Bank, including the Coca-Cola London Eye, SEA LIFE London Aquarium and Shrek’s Adventure! London.

The Synchron Stage in Vienna, Austria required an audio systems upgrade that could accommodate traditional large-scale recording and mixing, film scoring, modern production and workflow approaches, and Vienna Symphonic Library (VSL) itself. Ultimate flexibility was key - a way to connect every room to every other room, including the VSL offices, without compromising audio quality and allowing straight forward ad hoc configuration depending on client need. Every audio channel needed be available anywhere in the building.

The greater Chicago area is home to Willow Creek Community Church, an inter-denominational community of seven worship facilities. The main church in South Barrington, Illinois serves as the core location for distribution of video and audio content to the church’s six satellite locations. At the center of Willow Creek's recent technical transformation is a Dante network to simplify the process of routing, distributing and managing multiple audio channels across four distinct venues on campus.

The Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech presents programs that transform lives through exploration and engagement with the arts and the creative process. A significant part of this experience is The Cube, a unique, four-story, state-of-the-art Theater and high tech laboratory that serves multiple platforms of creative practice by faculty, students, and guest artists and researchers from around the world.

Beltway Park Baptist Church in Abilene, Texas, has enjoyed tremendous growth since 1996, doubling its original building (South Campus) to 80,000 square feet in 2009 and expanding again with the opening of a newly constructed 48,000-sq.-ft. satellite North Campus in March 2015. Both locations use Dante audio networking through Focusrite RedNet interfaces, which enable the distribution, routing and recording of services, praise bands and religious and secular events anywhere within the respective locations.

AV Concepts, a corporate and entertainment event production specialist, remains on the cutting edge of technological and creative advances to deliver outstanding experiences for their customers. As a company that is always pushing the envelope and leveraging new technologies, the convergence of audio, video and lighting technologies on the network plays a significant role in how AV Concepts creates immersive experiences. 

The Gravesend Inn is a popular “Haunted Hotel” attraction at the Voorhees Theatre in Brooklyn, New York. New York City College of Technology professors’ John Huntington and Bruce Ellman have supervised the sound design and operation since 2008, and they have most recently found a way to move uncompressed, multi-channel, low-latency digital audio across the standard Ethernet network built within the Voorhees Theatre.

Founded in 1968, The Alliance Theatre at Woodruff Arts Center remains closely tied to the cultural identity of Atlanta, growing as the city has grown. The theatre strives to set the highest artistic standards and create the powerful experience of shared theatre for a diverse audience. Looking to the raise the theatre's audio systems standards, Resident Sound Designer Clay Benning sought out Dante.

River Hills Baptist Church is a growing, vibrant 1500 member congregation in Corpus Christie, Texas. The church expanded into new facilities in February 2011, and the decision was made to invest in state-of-the-art audio and video presentation and recording tools for this new home. They requested the ability to record services and events, and to utilize the power of the popular Pro Presenter software to display worship media at stations around the facility. 

Millikin University is a four-year undergraduate university in Decatur, Illinois with a student body of 2,400. Millikin's mission is to offer an education that integrates the traditional liberal arts and the practical arts of the professions. The School of Music supports students by providing recording facilities, and as a second control room was being added to expand the Commercial Music program, digital solutions became the clear path.

Faith Center Church is a non-denominational church located in Vancouver, Washington with an ongoing vision to build strong families, equip people for successful living & reach out to the world. With the ambition of recording original music for their own members and for the world at large, a cost-effective upgrade to their analog audio system became necessary to allow real time recording of services and performances while maintaining use of their existing infrastructure.

Dante-enabled Products

Active Audio - SA150P+

The SA150P+ is a powered dsp column loudspeaker, 1.50m designed for confined spaces with horizontal seating or in combination with larger models. The SA150P+ ensures a homogenous SPL coverage on the audience up to 21meters.

Active Audio - SA230P+

The SA230P+ is a powered dsp column loudspeaker, 2.30m designed for confined spaces with horizontal seating. The SA230P+ ensures a homogenous SPL coverage on the audience up to 40meters.

Active Audio - SA230S+

The SA230S+ is a powered dsp column loudspeaker, 2.30m designed for mid-sized spaces with a 5 to 20° rake. The SA230S+ ensures a homogenous SPL coverage on the audience up to 29meters.

Active Audio - SA300P+

The SA300P+ is a powered dsp column loudspeaker, 3.00m designed for large-sized spaces with horizontal seating. The SA300P+ ensures a homogenous SPL coverage on the audience up to 45meters.

Active Audio - SA300S+

The SA300S+ is a powered dsp column loudspeaker, 3.00m designed for large-sized spaces with a 5 to 20° rake. The SA300S+ ensures a homogenous SPL coverage on the audience up to 36meters.

Active Audio - SA450P+

The SA450P+ is a powered dsp column loudspeaker, 4.50m designed for very large-sized spaces where a semi-distributed PA system cannot be used. The SA450P+ ensures a homogenous SPL coverage on the audience up to 90meters.

AD-Systems - NT4-DSP

The NT4-DSP offers a 4in 4out topology. With 4 x Analog In, 4 x AESin and 4 x Dante in, FIR Filter and all available latest DSP technology, It provides a networkable, highly sophisticated DSP solution. This ensures worldwide optimal performance with every Loudspeaker System.

AD-Systems - NT4-K6

The NT4-K6 Engine offers a 4in 4out topology. With 6000W flexible power, FIR Filter and all available DSP technology, It provides a networkable, highly sophisticated DSP and amplifier solution. This ensures worldwide optimal performance with every Loudspeaker System. 

AEQ - ARENA

The AEQ ARENA is a digital mixing console for radio and television broadcast applications.

AEQ - BC-2000D

The backbone of the BC-2000 D Router Digital Audio system is the double TDM bus, housed in the BC-2000 D frame, with the capacity to route, mix or distribute more than a thousand channels simultane

AEQ - CAPITOL IP

CAPITOL IP is an 8 channel digital mixing console based on the AEQ CAPITOL console and the experience gained with this model.

AEQ - FORUM

The FORUM is a self-contained digital audio mixing console specifically designed to meet the most rigorous demands of the radio and television broadcast industry.

AEQ - GRAN FORUM

The FORUM is a self-contained digital audio mixing console specifically designed to meet the most rigorous demands of the radio and television broadcast industry.

AEQ - KROMA CrossNET 104

CrossNet 104 has 64-ports Dante IP interface, 8 Kroma digital intercom ports, 12 balanced, broadcast quality analogue ports, and 20 compressed audio IP ports.

AEQ - KROMA CrossNET 168

CrossNet 168 has 128-ports Dante IP interface, 8 Kroma digital intercom ports, 12 balanced, broadcast quality analogue ports, and 20 compressed audio IP ports. 

AEQ - KROMA CrossNET 72

CrossNet 72 has 32-ports Dante IP interface, 8 Kroma digital intercom ports, 12 balanced, broadcase quality analogue ports, and 20 compressed audio IP ports.

AEQ - KROMA Series 8000

Series 8000 user intercom panels have been designed to provide broadcast quality audio and to be used with the digital technology of Conexia and CrossNET matrixes. Audio is captured and processed at 48kHz, with 24 bits/sample, providing full audio bandwidth with negligible noise and distortion levels.

AEQ - NetBOX 32 AD

NETBOX 32 AD interface features 32 input and 32 output channels organized in 16 mono analog + 8 stereo digital channels. The stereo digital audio channels can be configured as AES/EBU or SPDIF standard. It also incorporates 16 GPI and 16 GPO (each GPO connector includes a power supply pin to feed the output circuitry).

AEQ - NetBOX 4 MH

The NETBOX 4MH interface has been designed to cover the need for high quality microphone inputs and headphone outputs availability outputs, for example in radio and TV studios, stage or multimedia installations. The multichannel IP connectivity (Audinate DANTE™ protocol) makes the Inputs of the unit available at any point of the network.

AEQ - NetBOX 8 AD

NETBOX 8 AD inferface features 8 inputs and 8 outputs, organized in 4 mono analog and 2 digital stereo channels. Stereo digital ones can be configured as AES/EBU or SPDIF standards. The second digital stereo channel can also be switched to a USB connector to ease the connection to an audio workstation. It also provides 4 GPI and 4 GPO. The GPO port includes a power supply pin to feed the output circuitry.

AEQ - Olympia 3

Standalone commentary unit (CU), or AoIP connected with 8 channels via Dante protocol. Scalable architecture: simple routing to DanteTM IP devices; integrated in IP intercom system, or connected to IP commentary system matrix.

AEQ - Phoenix VENUS 3

AEQ VENUS is a dual IP stereo, full duplex audiocodec system. With a single unit it is possible to establish two bi-directional stereo or four mono (to one or two different locations)

Aimline - ALX 8.0 DANTE

Digital steerable active Column-Speaker with DANTE®-Input. The AIMLINE ALX-series consist of the ALX-8, that can be cascaded up to 4 units vertically and horizontally.

AKG - DMM14 ULD

Engineered and made in Germany, the DMM14 U digital automatic microphone mixer is ideal for large meetings and conferences. 

AKG - DMM8 ULD

The DMM8 U digital automatic microphone mixer is ideal for large meetings and conferences. 

AKG - DMS800

The DMS800, reference digital wireless microphone system is designed to provide accurate signal transmission and reliability in theaters, conferences, live productions and tour sound applications.

AKG - DSR800

The DSR800 reference two-channel digital wireless receiver provides an ultra-wide bandwidth of up to 150MHz for reliable operation with the flexibility to meet the needs of a wide range of applicat

Allen & Heath - dLive C1500

The C1500 is the first rack-mountable control Surface for the dLive MixRack. Packed in a tiny footprint are 12 faders over 6 layers, built-in audio I/O, an audio networking port, a 12″ capacitive touchscreen and the innovative Harmony UI for the fastest workflow in the industry.

Allen & Heath - dLive C2500

The C2500 is a small-footprint yet powerful control Surface for the dLive MixRack. It features 20 faders over 6 layers, built-in audio I/O, an audio networking port, a 12″ capacitive touchscreen and the innovative Harmony UI for the fastest workflow in the industry.

Allen & Heath - dLive C3500

The C3500 is the largest C Class control Surface for the dLive MixRack. It features 24 faders over 6 layers, built-in audio I/O and networking port, dual 12″ capacitive touchscreens and the innovative Harmony UI for the fastest workflow in the industry.

Allen & Heath - dLive CDM32

The MixRack is the heart of any dLive system. It houses the XCVI processing core complete with audio I/O, control and audio networking ports. It is typically connected to a dLive Surface, but can also be controlled at the same time as or even without a Surface using a laptop or iPad, Allen & Heath IP remotes or third party controllers via TCP/IP.

Allen & Heath - dLive CDM48

The MixRack is the heart of any dLive system. It houses the XCVI processing core complete with audio I/O, control and audio networking ports. It is typically connected to a dLive Surface, but can also be controlled at the same time as or even without a Surface using a laptop or iPad, Allen & Heath IP remotes or third party controllers via TCP/IP.

Allen & Heath - dLive CDM64

The MixRack is the heart of any dLive system. It houses the XCVI processing core complete with audio I/O, control and audio networking ports. It is typically connected to a dLive Surface, but can also be controlled at the same time as or even without a Surface using a laptop or iPad, Allen & Heath IP remotes or third party controllers via TCP/IP.