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Penta 720 Modular Audio Interface

A Masterful Connection.

PENTA 720 is a new generation of audio router and audio distribution interfaces from NTP Technology, which provides a versatile and flexible interface for signal distribution of analog and digital audio via AES/EBU, MADI, SDI SD/HD/3G embedded audio as well as routing via IP Gigabit Ethernet and optical fiber networks.

PENTA 720 is a 2U modular audio interface designed for use in television or radio studios, outside broadcast vehicles, and public-event venues. It comes with eight-channel AES3 input/output channels, MADI, two IP Audio Ethernet in/outs and an Avid Pro Tools interface.

Up to eight optional cards can be incorporated to match specific operational requirements. The range of available plugin cards includes an eight-channel analog input interface, eight-channel analog output, two-channel SDI/HD/3G embedder interface and a two-channel SDI/HD/3G de-embedder interface. All cards support hot-swap. A mini-module slot is available for dual SFP MADI optical input/output module, which is also compliant to the NTP HotLink/Dual MADI format.

Key benefits:

  • Analog and digital audio interfacing
  • Interfacing and routing of embedded audio in video SDI SD/HD/3G signals
  • Flexible patching and routing of digital audio signals providing
  • Standalone IP audio interface and format converter
  • Interface for NTP TDM router systems
  • Low latency, tightly synchronized, transport of uncompressed audio over IP networks using off the shelf switches