Focusrite Launches RedNet AM2 Stereo Audio Monitoring Unit

RedNet AM2 is Planned to Ship Spring 2016.
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AM2 is a stereo monitoring unit combining headphone and line outputs for flexible monitoring of signals sourced from the Dante™ network

Focusrite announces the launch of a new product in its popular RedNet range of Dante™ audio-over-IP products: the RedNet AM2 stereo audio monitoring unit. This product is being shown at the 139th International AES Convention in New York, October 30–November 1, 2015.

RedNet AM2 is a Dante-compatible stereo monitoring unit combining headphone and line outputs for flexible monitoring of signals sourced from the Dante network. RedNet AM2 features a quarter-inch front-panel headphone socket plus a pair of balanced line outputs with male XLR connectors mounted on the rear panel, which may be used for loudspeaker monitoring and other applications.

The headphone output delivers significant audio output power, sufficient to drive even high-impedance headphones at substantial levels. RedNet AM2, fitted with non-slip feet, is designed to either sit securely on a flat surface or be mounted on top of a mic stand using a standard threaded bush in the base.

RedNet AM2 includes a two-channel Dante receiver based around the latest “Ultimo” hardware and features a road-worthy aluminum extrusion-based enclosure. Two large volume control knobs are provided for Headphone and Line output levels; the latter also features a mute button with associated LED. Other indicators show the presence of power, network and signal.

The unit may be powered either via PoE (Power over Ethernet) or via the 12V DC input barrel connector (universal power supply included). Dual etherCON connectors are included to connect the network and to daisy-chain to additional network devices.

RedNet AM2 is planned to ship spring 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.