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TC Electronic DB MAX, Digital Broadcast Maximizer (used)

TC Electronic DB MAX, Digital Broadcast Maximizer (used)
£1,680.00 (inc. vat)
£1,400.00 (ex. vat)

Brand: TC Electronic

The TC Electronic DB Max is a professional Level Maximizer and Audio Enhancement processor designed for use in digital transmission, linking, webcast and radio STL applications. Featuring high resolution and high sample rate processing prevents unwanted distortion and listening fatigue from being generated, artefacts often associated with comparable processors.
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Description

TC Electronic DB MAX

The TC Electronic DB Max is a professional Level Maximizer and Audio Enhancement processor designed for use in digital transmission, linking, webcast and radio STL applications. Featuring high resolution and high sample rate processing prevents unwanted distortion and listening fatigue from being generated, artefacts often associated with comparable processors.

The 5-band section in DBMax can be combined with Automatic Gain Control, Dynamic and Static Stereo Enhancement, Dynamic and Static Eq and other tools for maximising audio impact and creating a signature sound. Balanced and unbalanced AES/EBU I/O is standard, and outputs are always active. Sample rate conversion can be invoked when using digital inputs. Analog I/O is standard and outputs are always active.

The 24 bit converters are scaled in the analog domain, with scaling under preset control, to minimise noise and maximize headroom under all operating conditions. DBMax can be remotely controlled using GPI or RS485 serial inputs.

This used DBMax is in working condition and has very little visible usage on its exterior.

Features

  • Maximum efficiency: 5-band compression
  • Limiting: Sample accurate, distortion reduced Limiter
  • Multi Slope: Add gain at mid-levels without squashing the transients
  • Bandwidth: Processing at up to 48kHz sample rate for 24kHz audio
  • Resolution: Processing of all 24bits of an AES/EBU Digital signal
  • A/D-D/A converters: 24bit resolution with analog pre-scaling
  • Gain Transfer: Example of gain transfer and parameters using DBMax.
  • Presets: The DBMax comes loaded with 60 presets for a variety of different applications.
Specifications

SPECIFICATIONS

  • Connectors: XLR (AES/EBU) RCA Phono (SPDIF)
  • Format: AES/EBU (24 bit), SPDIF (20 bit), EIAJ CP-340, IEC 958,
  • Output Dither: HPF TPDF dither 8-24 bit
  • Word Clock Input: BNC, 75 Ohm, 0.6 to 10 Vpp
  • Sample Rates: 32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz
  • Processing Delay: 0.5 ms @ 48 kHz
  • Frequency Response DIO: DC to 23.9 kHz ± 0.01dB @ 48kHz
  • Sample Rate Conversion Type: Asychronous
  • Dynamic Range: 120 dB
  • THD+N: -106 dB 44.1 to 48 kHz @ 1 kHz, -2 dBFS
  • Input Rate Range: 31 kHz to 49 kHz
  • Connectors: XLR balanced (pin 2 hot)
  • Impedance: 20 kOhm (balanced)
  • Max. Input Level: +27 dBu (balanced)
  • Min Input Level (for 0dBFS): -4 dBu
  • A to D Conversion: 24 bit (1 bit, 128 times oversampling)
  • A to D Delay: 0.8 ms @ 48 kHz
  • Dynamic Range: >103 dB (unweighted), >106 dB (A)
  • THD: -95 dB (0.018%) @ 1 kHz -6 dBFS (FS@ +18 dBu)
  • Frequency Response: 10 Hz to 20 kHz: +0/-0.2dB
  • Crosstalk: <-80 dB, 10 Hz to 20 kHz typical -100 dB @ 1 kHz

Analog Outputs

  • Connectors: XLR balanced (pin 2 hot)
  • By-pass: Through relay
  • Impedance: 40 Ohm (balanced)
  • Max. Output Level: +26 dBu (balanced)
  • Full Scale Output Range: -4 dBu to +26 dBu (balanced)
  • D to A Conversion: 24 bit (1 bit, 128 times oversampling)
  • D to A Delay: 0.57 ms @ 48 kHz
  • Dynamic Range: >100 dB (unweighted), >104 dB (A)
  • THD: -86 dB (0.005%) @ 1kHz, -6 dBFS (FS @ +18 dBu)
  • Frequency Response: 10 Hz to 20 kHz: +0/-0.5 dB
  • Crosstalk: <-60 dB, 10 Hz to 20 kHz typical 90 dB @ 1kHz
  • Operation Temperature: 32° F to 122° F (0° C to 50° C)
  • Storage Temperature: -22° F to 167° F (-30° C to 70° C)
  • Humidity: Max. 90% non-condensing
  • Interface Connector: PC Card, 68 pin type 1 cards
  • Standards: PCMCIA 2.0, JEIDA 4.0
  • Card Format: Supports up to 2 MB SRAM
  • LCD: 56 x 128 dot graphic LCD-display
  • Dimensions: 19" x 1.75" x 8.2" (483 x 44 x 208 mm)
  • Weight: 5.2 lb. (2.35 kg)
  • Mains Voltage: 100 to 240 VAC, 50 to 60 Hz (auto-select)
  • Power Consumption: <20 W
  • Backup Battery Life: >10 years
Additional Information

Additional Information

Manufacturer TC Electronic
SKU STCEDBMAXU
Model DBMAX
GTIN NA