Studer, Riedel announce MediorNet networking integration; Riedel also introduces new AVB interfacing
In further confirmation of the increasing ubiquity of Riedel’s MediorNet real-time signal transport technology, the company has announced the arrival of a dedicated MediorNet expansion card, MN-ST-AL-2, for Studer consoles.
The MN-ST-AL-2 card provides two ports, each with redundant interfaces, for connecting Studer mixing consoles via the Studer A-Link protocol to Riedel MediorNet Modular frames. Users can gain up to 384 channels per connection.
The routing of the audio stream is handled by the user-friendly MediorWorks control and management software via drag-and-drop programming, which makes last-minute changes easy and intuitive. Additional routing adjustments can be performed via Pro-Bel commands or the new EMBER+ remote control protocol in MediorNet.
The new MediorNet MN-ST-AL-2 card supports compact or larger decentralised digital audio router applications with any network topology, and it requires just a card slot with two high-speed ports. One MediorNet Modular frame equipped with A-Link interface cards becomes a cost-efficient audio router with 4,608 inputs and outputs in two rack units. The new Riedel card for MediorNet supports all Studer Vista 5 and Vista 9 consoles, as well as OnAir 3000 consoles.
In other Riedel news, the company has been showcasing its new CPX-AVB expansion card for the Riedel Artist 1100 series control panels, providing AVB interfacing for Riedel Artist digital matrix intercom control panels.
The CPX-AVB is a dedicated card that fits in the expansion slot of the Artist 1100 series OLED control panels. The card turns the control panel into an AVB-enabled device, in turn making the panel’s ports available within the entire AVB network. The expansion card converts two Artist ports to the AVB network and vice versa.
To enable further signal integration, Riedel offers a comprehensive suite of AVB-enabled interfaces for its Artist intercom platform. In addition to the existing Connect AVB x8 panel interface, the new Connect AVB C8 offers eight AES connections on BNC. The device supports both bidirectional AES for intercom panels and unidirectional transport for broadcast AES.
Riedel’s new Connect AVB A8 provides eight analogue inputs and outputs on RJ45 connectors. Riedel’s AVB Manager offers full AVB network management and features system-wide control of all AVB components.