Horus combines premium converters with world-class mic pre’s into an elegant 2u system from Swiss manufacturer Merging Technologies. With a pedigree including the Pyramix workstation, Ovation media server and V-Cube HD video system, Horus is designed to work seamlessly in demanding professional environments.
Horus features 48 configurable channels of high quality A-D or D-A conversion utilising MADI (optical & coax) and AES/EBU digital I/O. Utilising 6 I/O expansion bays capable of either 8 channels of AD or DA conversion the user can select upto 48 channels of analog I/O (max 32 simultaneous AD). The optional AD8/AD8P modules provide 8 channels of remotely controllable mic/line preamps of outstanding quality, up to a maximum of 32 AD channels per unit. Analogue output can be configured with up to 6 DA8/DA8P modules providing a maximum of 48 line outputs per unit. Complementing the extensive analogue and digital I/O Horus comes standard with Wordclock, RS422, MIDI and LTC for interfacing with 3rd party hardware and installation into existing workflows.
Connecting Horus to a network using the RAVENNA protocol enables the real time transmission of 176 channels in and 178 channels out of high quality audio with very low latency. Using standard gigabit Ethernet infrastructure Horus exists as a node on the IP layer allowing access from any point and instant access to inputs and outputs capable of a ‘one to many’ signal flow. Applications for Horus are broadcast production, TV and film post, CD/SACD mastering, studio or live music recording, live events, theatres, museums and fixed installations. It offers remote controllable gain over Ethernet via a browser interface and integrated control and routing with the Pyramix DAW mixer interface. It also features a low power “Green” build, ideal for power conscious installations drawing only 60w. Other features include auto-mute circuitry for power cycling click prevention, and a front panel touch screen interface for local control over routing, gains and sync.
Using standard network connections, switches and connectors, Horus and other Ravenna-enabled devices can be placed on a network and interconnected IN ANY WAY YOU CAN IMAGINE.
The Horus Base unit comprises of 64 i/o MADI on coaxial and optical (MultiMode), 24 AES/EBU i/o and Ravenna network audio i/o. Wordclock, Video ref , LTC and MIDI i/o.
Horus Option Cards
Separate high quality analogue input and output cards can be fitted to the base unit in blocks of 8 to customize your interface for each application. Choose from standard, 192kHz capable or premium DXD/DSD capable Inputs and outputs to capture every sound with the greatest accuracy.
AD8 Standard Module - £1,077 ex.VAT
AD8 Premium Module - £1,574 ex.VAT
DA8 Standard Module - £746 ex.VAT
DA8 Premium Module - £1,077 ex.VAT
ADA8 Module - £1,574 ex VAT
Redundant Power supply - £373 ex.VAT
Second MADI card taking unit up to 128 i/o - £688 ex.VAT