ADC-AES8 User manual

ADC-AES8
Audio Converter Module
User manual
Rev. 1
Nevion HQ:
Nevion Europe, P.O. Box 1020, 3204 Sandefjord, Norway
Tel: +47 33 48 99 99 – Fax: +47 33 48 99 98 – www.nevion.com
ADC-AES8
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Nevion Support
Nevion Europe
Nevion USA
P.O. Box 1020
3204 Sandefjord, Norway
Support phone 1: +47 33 48 99 97
Support phone 2: +47 90 60 99 99
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Oxnard, CA 93033, USA
Toll free North America: (866) 515-0811
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E-mail: support@nevion.com
See http://www.nevion.com/support/ for service hours for customer support globally.
Revision history
Current revision of this document is the uppermost in the table below.
Rev.
Repl.
Date
Sign
1
-
2012-03-16
MDH
Change description
First Release
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Contents
Revision history .......................................................................................................... 2
1 Product overview ..................................................................................................... 4
1.1 Top view .......................................................................................................................... 4
2 Specifications .......................................................................................................... 5
2.1 A/D converters................................................................................................................. 5
2.2 Power .............................................................................................................................. 5
3 Configuration ........................................................................................................... 6
3.1 DIP configuration mode ................................................................................................... 6
3.1.1 Converter gain .............................................................................................................. 6
3.1.2 A/D internal clock frequency ......................................................................................... 6
3.2 Multicon control ............................................................................................................... 6
4 Connections............................................................................................................. 7
5 Operation ................................................................................................................. 8
5.1 LEDs ............................................................................................................................... 8
5.1.1 Status ........................................................................................................................... 8
5.1.2 Sync ............................................................................................................................. 8
5.1.3 Fs and 1x/2x ................................................................................................................ 8
6 FLP4 commands ..................................................................................................... 9
6.1 ablk ................................................................................................................................. 9
6.2 pwr .................................................................................................................................. 9
6.3 On-site re-programming................................................................................................... 9
General environmental requirements for Nevion equipment..................................... 10
Product Warranty ...................................................................................................... 11
Appendix A Materials declaration and recycling information..................................... 12
A.1 Materials declaration ......................................................................................................12
A.2 Recycling information .....................................................................................................12
EC Declaration of Conformity ................................................................................... 13
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1 Product overview
The ADC-AES8 has four stereo audio A/D converters on a single module. The module may
be used as a normal Flashlink module in the original frame, N boxes and Flashcase. The
module may also be used in the new frame in the half width slots as an auxiliary module for
the Flashlink XMUX embedder modules.
The gain of the converters may be set on the DIP switches on the module or with the GYDA
Multicon system controller. The gain settings on the A/D converters are discrete levels.
The converters are calibrated with low impedance sources and high impedance terminations.
The inputs are fully compatible with 600 ohm outputs. True 600 ohm inputs are available
through special backplanes.
The A/D converters may be synchronized to an external AES3 signal with a sample
frequency from 24 kHz to 96 kHz.
The A/D converters‟ internal clock may be configured to 48 kHz or 96 kHz. The module will
use the sampling frequency present at the reference input, when present.
1.1 Top view
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2 Specifications
2.1 A/D converters
Differential input impedance:
24 kohm
Common mode input impedance:
50 kohm
Maximum signal level (0 dBFS):
+12, +13.5, +15, +16.7, +18, +20, +21 or +24dBu
Level precision:
± 0.1dB where Zsource < 40 ohm
Common mode voltage tolerance:
± 30V – (Maximum peak signal level)
Frequency response:
20 Hz – 20 kHz ± 0.1 dB
Pass-band ripple:
± 0.005 dB
Stop band attenuation:
90 dB
Dynamic range1:
Min. 103 dB (A)2
Typ. 105 dB (A) 0 dBFS = +18dBu
THD+N @ -1 dBFS:
Max. -85 dB, typical -90 dB
Intermodulation distortion3:
Max. -90 dB, typical -95 dB
Crosstalk:
Max. -90 dB, typical -99 dB
CMRR (20 Hz – 15 kHz):
frequencies
Max. 80 dB @ 15 kHz, typical -85 dB @ low
Internal Sampling frequency:
48 or 96 kHz
Reference sample frequency:
from 24 to 96 kHz
Digital outputs:
AES3 110 ohm.
2.2 Power
+5V
0.200A
1.0W
+15V
0.050A
0.75W
-15V
0.047A
0.71W
1
|THD+N of -60 dBFS 1 kHz signal| + 60.
Dynamic range is a function of full scale level. Minimum result is obtained with 0dBFS = +12dBu
3
Signal at -12 dBFS, SMPTE 4:1 60 Hz + 7 kHz.
2
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3 Configuration
The module has two main configurable parameters.
1. Converter gain
2. Internal clock frequency 48 or 96 kHz.
As all Flashlink modules, the module either uses the internally stored configuration, or uses
the configuration on the DIP switches. The DIP switch labeled „DIP config mode‟ controls this
behavior.
3.1 DIP configuration mode
SW2.8 is the DIP config mode switch.
On: The card will be configured with the other DIP switches. The module will not accept
commands from the system controller but may be monitored.
Off: The module will be configured with the internally stored configuration and may be
controlled with FLP4 commands as listed in chapter 6.
As with all Flashlink modules, stored configurations in the Multicon controller will be applied
to a module that is plugged into a running system, provided that the switch is off and that the
last module present in the system was of the same type.
A module with SW2.8 on, plugged into a running system will overwrite the stored
configuration in the Multicon controller with its own configuration.
3.1.1 Converter gain
The DIP switches are grouped as sets of three switches for each of the stereo converters.
The levels correspond to the maximum sine wave level, otherwise known 0 dBFS.
Switches
000
001
010
011
100
101
110
111
Max. level (dBu)
+12
+13.5
+15
+16.7
18
+20
+21
+24
These values are chosen as being the most used levels in the broadcast industry. Custom
values are available, contact Nevion support or your local sales representative. A/D Internal
Clock frequency
3.1.2 A/D internal clock frequency
SW1.8 controls the A/D converter clock when there is no signal at the external reference
input. If the switch is in the off position, the internal sample rate of the converters is 48 kHz.
Otherwise, the internal sample rate of the converters is 96 kHz.
3.2 Multicon control
The module may be monitored and controlled with the Multicon system controller. The
converter gains and A/D internal clock frequency may be remotely controlled through the
module‟s configuration page of the system controller.
The AES digital audio input signal presence and the onboard power levels are presented on
the info page. Alarms are generated for AES input loss (including the external reference) and
power supply violations.
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4 Connections
The standard backplane supplied with the ADC-AES8 is the ADDA-AES8-C1.
This backplane uses the standard pin assignment for the female DB-25 and a similar one for
the female DA-15 as shown below.
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5 Operation
5.1 LEDs
The module has four LEDs.
5.1.1 Status
The Status LED is green when the module is programmed and functioning normally. It will
turn red for 1 second when power is applied and then turn green. Orange indicates that the
module is not programmed, or is in the process of being programmed. It will turn red if there
is something wrong with the power supply levels.
5.1.2 Sync
The sync LED is green when the external AES sync signal is received correctly.
The LED is red if there is no input or the signal has errors.
5.1.3 Fs and 1x/2x
The colours of the lower two LED shows the sampling frequency of the module is in the
following table.
1 LED sample frequency display
Fs colour
1X/2X colour
Sample frequency
Green
Green
48 kHz
Orange
Green
44.1 kHz
Red
Green
Other Fs < 64 kHz
Green
Orange
96 kHz
Orange
Orange
88.2 kHz
Red
Orange
Other Fs > 64 kHz
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6 FLP4 commands
FLP stands for Flashlink Protocol. The current revision of this protocol is 4, hence FLP4. This
specification is available from Nevion Support.
The following FLP4 block commands are used in the monitoring and control of the module.

ablk

pwr
6.1 ablk
The „ablk‟ blocks correspond to the physical audio ports as follows.
Block no.
Audio Port
0
A/D stereo input 1
1
A/D stereo input 2
2
A/D stereo input 3
3
A/D stereo input 4
4
AES reference input
Blocks 0 to 3 report and accept the „lvl‟ keyword followed by the maximum input level in cBu
(dBu multiplied by 10).
i.e. ablk 0 lvl 240 cBu
Blocks 4 to 6 report input presence with the „freq‟ keyword followed by the received sample
frequency or 'los' or 'lol'. Absence of signal is reported with 'los' while 'lol' indicates an
unrecognized sample frequency.
i.e. ablk 4 input freq 44 kHz
6.2 pwr
The „pwr‟ blocks from 0 to 4 list the levels of the power supplies as measured by the
microcontroller.

0 is the frame +5V

1 is analogue +4.8V

2 is the frame +15V

3 is the frame -15V

4 is digital +3.3V
The frame supplies are measured after the module fuses and filtering.
6.3 On-site re-programming
The module may be re-programmed on site with a GYDA Multicon system controller.
Firmware will be provided by Nevion support when necessary.
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General environmental requirements for Nevion equipment
1.
2.
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The equipment will meet the guaranteed performance specification under the following
environmental conditions:
Operating room temperature range: 0°C to 45°C
Operating relative humidity range:
<90% (non-condensing)
The equipment will operate without damage under the following environmental
conditions:
Temperature range:
-10°C to 55°C
Relative humidity range:
<90% (non-condensing)
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Product Warranty
The warranty terms and conditions for the product(s) covered by this manual follow the
General Sales Conditions by Nevion, which are available on the company web site:
www.nevion.com
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Appendix A Materials declaration and recycling information
A.1 Materials declaration
For product sold into China after 1st March 2007, we comply with the “Administrative
Measure on the Control of Pollution by Electronic Information Products”. In the first stage of
this legislation, content of six hazardous materials has to be declared. The table below
shows the required information.
Toxic or hazardous substances and elements
組成名稱
Part Name
ADC-AES8
鉛
汞
镉
六价铬
多溴联苯
多溴二苯醚
Lead Mercury Cadmium Hexavalent Polybrominated Polybrominated
(Pb)
(Hg)
(Cd)
Chromium
biphenyls
diphenyl ethers
(Cr(VI))
(PBB)
(PBDE)
O
O
O
O
O
O
O: Indicates that this toxic or hazardous substance contained in all of the homogeneous materials for
this part is below the limit requirement in SJ/T11363-2006.
X: Indicates that this toxic or hazardous substance contained in at least one of the homogeneous
materials used for this part is above the limit requirement in SJ/T11363-2006.
This is indicated by the product marking:
A.2 Recycling information
Nevion provides assistance to customers and recyclers through our web site
http://www.nevion.com/. Please contact Nevion‟s Customer Support for assistance with
recycling if this site does not show the information you require.
Where it is not possible to return the product to Nevion or its agents for recycling, the
following general information may be of assistance:
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Before attempting disassembly, ensure the product is completely disconnected from
power and signal connections.
All major parts are marked or labeled to show their material content.
Depending on the date of manufacture, this product may contain lead in solder.
Some circuit boards may contain battery-backed memory devices.
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EC Declaration of Conformity
MANUFACTURER
Nevion
AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE
(Established within the EEA)
Not applicable
MODEL NUMBER(S)
ADC-AES8
DESCRIPTION
Audio Converter Module
DIRECTIVES this equipment complies with
Low voltage (EU Directive 2006/95/EC)
EMC (EU Directive 2004/108/EC)
RoHS (EU Directive 2002/95/EC)
1
China RoHS
WEEE (EU Directive 2002/96/EC)
REACH
HARMONISED STANDARDS applied in order
to verify compliance with Directive(s)
EN 55103-1:1996
EN 55103-2:1996
EN 60950-1:2006
TEST REPORTS ISSUED BY
Notified/Competent Body
TECHNICAL CONSTRUCTION FILE NO
Not applicable
YEAR WHICH THE CE-MARK WAS AFFIXED
2012
Report no:
TEST AUTHORIZED SIGNATORY
MANUFACTURER
AUTHORIZED
REPRESENTATIVE
(Established within EEA)
Date of Issue
2012-05-15
Place of Issue
Not applicable
1
Name
Thomas Øhrbom
Position
VP Business Support Systems,
Nevion
(authorized signature)
Administration on the Control of Pollution Caused by Electronic Information Products
Nevion HQ:
Nevion Europe, P.O. Box 1020, 3204 Sandefjord, Norway
Tel: +47 33 48 99 99 – Fax: +47 33 48 99 98 – www.nevion.com
Sandefjord, Norway