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Specification Sheet

CONNECTORS

 RS485 control ........... :  (1) 5-pin male XLR/Cannon,
                                  panel-mount
 expansion ............... :  (1) 25-pin female D-sub
 power ................... :  (1) IEC, with EMI/RFI filter & fuse


CONTROLS

 channel faders .......... : (16) 2-3/8 inch (60 mm) travel
                                  linear taper slide potentiometers
 multi-function .......... :  (2) tactile pushbutton switches,
                                  PC board mount
                              (1) detented encoder wheel
					  
 output assign ........... : (16) tactile pushbutton switches,
                                  with LED, PC board mount
                              (2) tactile pushbutton switches,
                                  PC board mount
 transport ............... :  (4) tactile pushbutton switches,
                                  PC board mount
                              (3) tactile pushbutton switches,
                                  with LED, PC board mount
                              (1) detented encoder wheel
 cue stack controls ...... :  (3) tactile pushbutton switches,
                                  PC board mount

INDICATORS & DISPLAYS

 channel value grab ...... : (16) T1-3/4 red/green bicolor LEDs
 channel active .......... : (16) T1-3/4 green LEDs
 output channel assign ... : (10) green LEDs
                              (1) dual 7-segment green LED display
 transport function ...... :  (3) green LEDs
 RS485 link data ......... :  (1) T1-3/4 green LED
 transport track & time .. :  (3) dual 7-segment green LED displays,
 multi-function display .. :  (1) backlit LCD,
                                  40x8 alphanumeric characters,
                                  plus 240x64 graphics capability
 transport control display :  (1) backlit LCD,
                                  16x1 alphanumeric characters
 cue-stack control display :  (1) backlit LCD,
                                  40x2 alphanumeric characters
				      
ENCLOSURE

 dimensions .............. :  19 inches (482mm) wide (EIA rack)
                              14 inches (356mm) tall (EIA 8 RU)
                               4 inches (102mm) deep max.
 top and rear panel ...... :  steel (acrylic on prototype)
 bottom, top and side .... :  steel (aluminum on prototype)
 color ................... :  satin black
 external component layout :  as per layout diagrams, below.
 panel artwork ........... :  single-color silkscreen, white,
                              laid out as below.


CONSTRUCTION

    All components shall be PC-board mount style, except
 where not possible. Liquid crystal displays shall be covered
 with transparent acrylic or equivalent material.  Faders and rotary
 encoders shall be mounted to the case for additional durability.
     

MARKETING

 target retail price ..... :  $899 for base unit


 additional modules ...... :  16-fader expansion module
                              16-channel meter bridge

                              modules connect to expansion port


Steve Richardson 2000-07-06
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