Digital Audio Denmark (DAD) AX32 Base Unit (with dual power socket; no AD/DA converter included)

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Base item only - AD/DA converter not included
8 to 48 analog channels
8 ch. Line in AD card and 8 ch. Line/Mic pre in AD card
8 ch. Line out DA card with output level control
Includes dual power socket
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AX32 is an audio routing centerpiece, digital format converter, world-class AD/DA converter and monitor controller. Quite simply, AX32 changes seamlessly between workflows in seconds, optimizing your production time and efficiency.

With the AX32 you get pristine AD and DA conversion with superb sonic quality, versatile I/O structure and IP Audio via Layer 3 Ethernet (Dante) that follows the track of the AX24 with an enhanced performance in terms the sonic quality of the AD and DA conversion, up-to 48 analog audio channels and a flexible digital signal interface, routing and distribution structure.

With all I/O card and options installed, you can control a 1500 x 1500 matrix of audio channels. 8 I/O cards and 2 I/O modules can be installed. Just imagine the flexibility and swift change between workflows you would have right at your fingertips.

All operation and functional control is managed via the DADman control software.

Base item only - AD/DA converter not included.


  • Versatile digital interface structure
  • Easy control of converter parameters
  • 8 to 48 analog channels
  • 8 channels on a card. Up to 6 analog cards can be installed
  • 8 ch. Line in AD card and 8 ch. Line/Mic pre in AD card
  • 8 ch. Line out DA card with output level control
  • Sample rates 44.1 kHz up to 384 kHz/DSD
  • High precision internal clock and PLL


  • Dante 128 ch. I/O Card w/ SRC
  • 8 AES3 I/O interfaces
  • MADI coax and optical I/O
  • 3G SDI embedded audio I/O
  • Ethernet IP audio interface for 64 I/O channels using Dante™
  • Synch via word clock, AES11, Video, and all digital I/O
  • Adapt to incoming sample rate


  • Operation via DADman control software for Windows and OSX
  • Ethernet control interface
  • Compliant with the Dante Ethernet controller


  • 8 AES3 I/O on two D25 connectors with 16 mono channels
  • MADI I/O on BNC connectors with 64 mono channels
  • Interface for IP Ethernet control

Note: if you would like to use AX32 as a 64-channel interface for Pro Tools™, you would have to use Avid's MTRX, which is essentially an AX32 with the addition of DigiLink connectivity.


A total of 8 card slots are available in the chassis frame. You can use 6 slots for analog cards each with 8 channels for a total of up to 48 AD/DA input and outputs.

  • 8 ch. Line pristine A/D card
  • 8 ch. Mic/Line pristine A/D card
  • 8 ch. pristine D/A card
  • Dante 128 ch. I/O Card w/ SRC
  • Dual SDI/HD/3G 2x16 ch. embed/de-embed card w/ SRC
  • 8 Line AES3 16 ch. I/O Card w/ SRC
  • Dual MADI 128 ch. I/O Card

In addition to the expansion slot cards, you can also expand the mainframe chassis with:

  • Dante IP audio on two redundant RJ45 connectors with 64 mono I/O channels
  • 2x 64 ch. of MADI on either optical or coaxial connectors

Finally, you can allocate one or more expansion slots for the SPQ Speaker Processing DSP card that offer no additional I/O capability, but a staggering 1,024 individual EQ filters for speaker room correction on up to 128 channels.

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