Networking Your Sound

Stereo sound card

Digigram VX222v2
High quality, versatile sound card
The VX222v2 brings Digigram's outstanding audio quality and famous reliability to demanding professional audio applications such as broadcast, post-production, music or live performance.
This high quality, versatile sound card includes balanced analog inputs and outputs with 24-bit converters, as well as digital input/output in AES/EBU or S/PDIF formats. Special features include two General Purpose Interface (GPI) inputs and outputs. The VX222v2 can team up with a wide choice of audio applications using Microsoft's Wave and DirectSound protocols, Apple's CoreAudio, Steinberg's ASIO, or Linux ALSA. Support of Digigram's Virtual PCX makes it easy to integrate with applications created by Digigram's development partners.

Key features
VX222v2 : • Full-duplex linear stereo card. • 2 balanced analog inputs/outputs, supporting +4dBu and -10dBV. • Balanced digital stereo input/output in AES/EBU or S/PDIF formats. • Large choice of supported platforms: PC: Wave, DirectSound, ASIO2 Mac: ASIO2 and Core Audio (Mac OS X) Linux: ALSA • Dedicated Wave mixer as well as ASIO and Mac control panel. • Sample rate: 8 kHz to 48 kHz. • PCM resolution: 8,16 or 24 bit.

Bus/Format Size Operating: temp / humidity (non-condensing) Storage: temp / humidity (non-condensing) Power requirements (+3.3V / +5V / +12V / –12V) Inputs / outputs Analog line inputs (stereo) Maximum input/impedance Programmable input gain Digital inputs (stereo) Other inputs Analog outputs (stereo) Maximum output/impedance Programmable output gain Digital outputs (stereo) Other outputs Access to main status bits of digital frame AES11 synchronization Connectors Audio specifications Sampling frequencies available A/D and D/A converter resolution Frequency response at 48 kHz (record + play) Signal to noise ratio (unweighted) Distortion + noise at 1 kHz (record + play) Channel phase difference: 20 Hz/20 kHz Analog channel cross talk Development environments Management OS supported Programmable from 8 to 50 kHz 24 bit 20 Hz – 20 kHz: ±0.2 dB >97 dB <-92 dB (0.0025 %) <0.5/2° <-115 dB Wave, np SDK, DirectSound, Core Audio, ASIO2, ALSA Windows 2000, XP; Mac X; Linux * can be used as S/PDIF interface 1 balanced +22 dBu/ >10kΩ digital 1 AES/EBU* 2 GPI (dry contact) 1 balanced +22 dBu/low impedance digital and analog 1 AES/EBU* headphone (600Ω), two GPI (relay, 0.5A, 48VCC) Yes Yes 15-pin SUB-D for analog I/O; 15-pin HD SUB-D for digital I/O, sync. and GPI Universal PC,I slave mode, PCI-X compatible 175 mm x 99 mm 0°C/+50°C • 5%/90% -5°C/+70°C • 0%/95% 0.5A / 0.1A / 0.2A / 0.1A
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Networking Your Sound
Digigram ( digital audio solutions are key to the success of public address and pro sound installations, as well as broadcast and media production companies worldwide. We develop innovative networked audio devices, computer sound cards, and audio management software. Digigram Powered solutions are installed in thousands of radio and television stations; corporate and commercial sound installations; and audio recording and video post-production facilities around the globe. Customers are served from three regional business units: Digigram SA (Digigram Headquarters, Montbonnot, France), Digigram Inc. (Arlington, VA USA), and Digigram Asia (Singapore). Digigram is publicly traded on the Paris stock exchange (Code ISIN: FR 00000 35784).

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