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Focusrite Introduces RedNet A16R 16-Channel Analog I/O

February 16, 2016


A16R Brings 16-Channel Analog I/O With Redundancy to Focusrite’s RedNet

Focusrite introduces its RedNet A16R 16-Channel Analog I/O. The latest addition to Focusrite’s popular RedNet range of Dante™-based audio-over-IP interfaces, the A16R is presented in a rugged, 1U all-metal enclosure matching other products in the series. It features 16 channels of network-connected 24-bit, 192kHz A/D-D/A conversion, and offers high-quality, line-level analog audio in and out with full network and power supply redundancy. RedNet A16R carries on the legacy and exceptional sound quality of its predecessor, the RedNet 2 sixteen-channel I/O unit.
Analog inputs and outputs are accessed via four rear-panel DB25 connectors wired to AES59 specification, while two XLR connectors provide additional AES 3/AES 11 (digital audio/DARS) I/O connectivity. Word Clock I/O connections are made via BNC sockets and permit switchable termination. Dual network connections are provided on locking etherCON connectors and the dual PSU power inputs include cable-retaining clips.
The A16R operates at standard sample rates up to 192kHz, 24-bit, including pull up/down, with sample rate and operating levels selected remotely via host computer software. The unit offers a dynamic range of 119dB A-weighted, A/D and D/A, with a frequency response of 20Hz-20kHz ±0.15dB.
Front panel indicators include triple-color LED level indication along with sample rate, clock source, PSU and network status indicators.
Key Features
  • 16 channels of high-quality line-level analog I/O with 24-bit conversion up to 192kHz
  • 119dB dynamic range, response flat from 20Hz – 20kHz, ±0.15dB
  • Dante-based remote-controlled audio-over-IP connectivity
  • Dual power supplies, with full power and network redundancy including locking connectors for maximum reliability
  • Word Clock and AES I/O for increased flexibility
  • Analog I/O to AES59 standard on DB25 connectors
  • Comprehensive front-panel indicators 
The A16R will begin shipping summer 2016.

For further information, head to www.focusrite.com or contact:
USA: Hannah Bliss +1 (310) 322 5500 // Hannah.Bliss@focusrite.com
Robert Clyne +1 (615) 662-1616 // robert@clynemedia.com

About Focusrite
The Focusrite brand was established in 1985 and the founding principles of the company were to develop products that sounded more musical, in addition to just measuring well – today, we still carry these founding principles forward in our class-leading and award-winning designs. We measure our success by the success of you, our clients, and you will find Focusrite product prominent in professional and project studios throughout the world. Based just outside of London, we work with the best design talent throughout the world to bring you the tools to enhance the way you work. Our product is made with pride and principle in a highly automated ISO 9002 factory with significant level of test by engineers who themselves are musicians and understand the part our product plays in your process.
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