Live Audio Processor

Fairlight’s incredibly powerful Live Audio Processor is designed with FPGA (Field Programmable Gate Array) technology.

The compact, 2U rack mounted unit contains Fairlight’s renowned Crystal Core processing engine and ensures sub millisecond of audio latencies and the availability of the same digital signal processing power on every channel at all times.

The processor provides 104 Input Channels and 128 bus elements at 48 KHz with high precision floating point processing and mono, stereo and 5.1 surround sound formats.

Dual-input power supplies is included. Adding a second hot-swappable Crystal Core-based Live Audio processor guarantees the highest system reliability.

Built-in, local I/O provides for all control room needs.

The audio processor incorporates a wide assortment of built-in I/O, intended to connect to the equipment in the control room. All local I/O and sync connections are located on the front of the unit. In total, the 2U Audio Processor offers:

  • 12 Analogue Line outs, balanced, +18dBU, with relay protection, on XLR.
  • 4 Analogue Line ins, balanced, +18dBU, on XLR.
  • 2 Stereo Digital In, balanced, on XLR.
  • 6 Stereo Digital Out, balanced, on XLR.
  • Video Sync in.
  • Word clock in.
  • Word clock out.