RME ADI-8 QS Professional 8-Channel AD/DA Converter

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The ADI-8 QS is RME's reference - highest performance in every detail, at an unbeaten price/performance ratio!

RME's ADI-8 QS is an 8-Channel hi-end AD/DA converter with an unrivalled bunch of features. The device combines excellent analog circuit design with outstanding low latency AD/DA converter chips of the latest generation. Along with the integrated SteadyClock, the QS offers an AD- and DA-conversion of the highest quality.

Analog and digital limiters, 4 hardware reference levels up to +24 dBu, AES/EBU and ADAT I/O (optional MADI I/O) at up to 192 kHz, remote control via MIDI, digital input and output trimming for full level calibration, volume control for all 8 analog outputs, either separately or globally, digital thru-mode, operation over a wide voltage range and many more features make the QS truly unique.

The most important features of the QS:

•  8-Channel AD converter, fully symmetrical design, 117 dBA
•  8-Channel DA converter, DC-coupled signal path, double balanced output, 120 dBA
•  Low latency conversion: only 8 samples of delay!
•  4 x AES/EBU I/O via D-Sub, 8 channels @ 192 kHz
•  2 x ADAT I/O, 8 channels @ 96 kHz
•  Digital input/output trim, range 6 dB per I/O
•  Analog and digital limiter for AD-conversion
•  16 LED level meters with 7 LEDs each
•  Included remote control for store/recall, volume and DIM
•  SyncCheck, unique technology to check clock synchronization
•  All settings are stored permanently
•  Fully remote controllable
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Technical Specifications

Input AD: 1/4" TRS jack and 25 pin D-sub, servo balanced, completely symmetrical audio path

Output AD: 4 x AES/EBU, 2 x ADAT optical, optional MADI

Input DA: 4 x AES/EBU, 2 x ADAT optical, optional MADI

Output DA:1/4" TRS jack servo balanced, up to +21 dBu. 25 pin D-sub, balanced, up to +24 dBu. DC-coupled audio path

Dynamic Range AD: 117 dBA

THD AD: < -110 dB (< 0.00032 %)

THD+N AD: < -104 dB (< 0.00063 %)

Crosstalk AD: > 130 dB

Dynamic Range DA: 120 dBA unmuted

THD DA: < -104 dB (< 0.00063 %)

THD+N DA: < -102 dB (< 0.0008 %)

Crosstalk DA: > 110 dB

Input level for 0 dBFS: +24 dBu, +19 dBu, +13 dBu, +4.2 dBu, each adjustable by 6 dB in steps of 0.5 dB via Digital Input Trim

Output level for 0 dBFS: +24 dBu, +19 dBu, +13 dBu, +4.2 dBu, each adjustable by +/- 6 dB in steps of 0.5 dB

Output level global: 0 down to -96 dB in 48 steps

Sample rates: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz, 176.4 kHz, 192 kHz, variable (sync/word)

Frequency response AD/DA, -0.1 dB: 10 Hz - 23.2 kHz (sf 48 kHz)

Frequency response AD/DA, -0.5 dB: < 5 Hz - 44.6 kHz (sf 96 kHz)

Frequency response AD/DA, -1 dB: < 5 Hz - 63.4 kHz (sf 192 kHz)

Power supply: Internal switching mode ps, 100 V-240 V AC

Dimensions (WxHxD) 483 x 44 x 200 mm

Manufacturer Warranty: 2 years

Things You Will Get:

  • ADI-8 QS
  • Power cord
  • Manual
  • RME Driver CD
  • 1 optical cable (TOSLINK), 2 m
Model ADI 8 QS

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The manufacturer's warranty covers parts for two years and labor for two years from date of purchase. The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.