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Roland XI-DANTE

DANTE Expansion Interface

Product Highlights

  • DANTE Expansion Interface
  • Expands audio I/O capacity of the M-5000 & M-5000C
  • Connect any Roland pro audio product w/ XI series interface to a Dante network
  • Provides flexible options and versatile performance
  • Primary, Secondary, Control port (when used w/ M-5000 & M-5000C)
  • Bypass typical analog challenges

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Roland XI-DANTE Expansion Interface

The XI-Dante is a Dante Expansion Interface card that expands the audio I/O capacity of the M-5000 and M-5000C Digital Consoles. You can connect any Roland pro audio product with an XI series interface to a Dante network using the XI-DANTE module. It gives the user flexible options and versatile performance. When used in conjunction with the M-5000 or M-5000C, the XI-Dante card provides a primary and a secondary port in addition to a control port. It also supports 64 bidirectional audio channels at 48 kHz or 32 bidirectional channels at 96 kHz.

Processing digital audio through the M-5000/M-5000C with the XI-Dante card bypasses typical analog challenges like interference from other electrical gear, signal degradation over lengthy cable runs, etc. The XI-DANTE module supports a redundant network in addition to a daisy chain network. The XI-DANTE module also features an additional LAN port for a computer connection, enabling easy Dante network configuration. Please note that the amount of audio channels XI-DANTE module can send is dependant upon its host device.

Roland XI-DANTE Key Features:

  • DANTE Expansion Interface
  • Expands audio I/O capacity of the M-5000 & M-5000C
  • Connect any Roland pro audio product w/ XI series interface to a Dante network
  • Provides flexible options and versatile performance
  • Primary, Secondary, Control port (when used w/ M-5000 & M-5000C)
  • Bypass typical analog challenges

Used in the M-5000:

  • Primary, Secondary, Control port
  • 32 inputs x 32 outputs at 96kHz or 64 inputs x 64 outputs at 48kHz

Used in the V-1200HD:

  • 16 inputs x 16 outputs at 48kHz

Dante Controller:

Dante Controller is a program from Audinate for managing a Dante network and performing tasks such as making audio-routing settings. It is available for Windows and Macintosh. You can download Dante Controller (at no charge) from the following Audinate website.

Dante Virtual Soundcard:

Dante Virtual Soundcard is a program from Audinate for operating a computer on a Dante network as a Dante device. It is available for Windows and Macintosh. Using Dante Virtual Soundcard makes it possible to use programs compatible with standard Macintosh Core Audio or ASIO audio interfaces to transmit audio data direct between computers and Dante devices on the network. You can download Dante Virtual Soundcard (purchase required) from the following Audinate website.

About Dante:

Dante is one of typical network audio transportation protocols. With Dante Virtual Soundcard, you can connect a computer  (Windows or Mac) to a Dante Device as well as from a Dante device to a Dante device. You can set up and monitor all Dante devices’ parameters and status using a special software, Dante Controller. Dante is a proprietary protocol developed by Audinate to deliver multi-channel audio data over Ethernet. You can send Dante traffic from one LAN to another as well as from inside a VLAN to outside a VLAN. Dante networks can be branched and extended with any Layer2 switch or router and can be built to run in redundancy.


Roland XI-DANTE Expansion Interface

Channels:

  • Up to 64 channels input
  • Up to 64 channels output
  • *The number of available channels will be changed by Sampling Frequency or the attached device.

Signal Processing:

  • Sampling Frequency 96 kHz, 48 kHz, 44.1 kHz

Data Length:

  • 24 bits

Connectors:

  • PRIMARY port: RJ-45 XLR type
  • SECONDARY port: RJ-45 XLR type
  • CONTROL port: RJ-45 type
  • USB COMPUTER port: USB type B (inside of the panel, updates only)

Indicators:

  • LINK/ACT x 3
  • 1G x 1

Power Consumption:

  • 5.0 W

Dimensions:

  • 120 (W) x 185 (D) x 40 (H) mm
  • 4-3/4 (W) x 7-5/16 (D) x 1-5/8 (H) inches
  • *Protruding parts not included.

Weight:

  • 192 g
  • 7 oz

Operation Temperature:

  • +5 to +40 degrees Celsius
  • +41 to +104 degrees Fahrenheit

Accessories:

  • Setup Guide
  • Connector cap x 2
  • Connector cover x 2
  • Ferrite core x 2

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