Dan Dugan Model E-3A Automatic Mixing Controller with AES I/O


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  • The Model E-3A is a 32-channel microphone processor with AES I/O.


    • 32 channels of processing, 16 AES plus 16 ADAT
    • 96 kHz sampling rate supported (AES only)
    • All Dugan algorithms: Speech System, Music System and Gain Limiting
    • Six-bus pre/post matrix mixer
    • Channels may be grouped into three independent automixers
    • Word clock I/O
    • Power over Ethernet (PoE) capable
    • Three switched Ethernet ports available for control network
    • Remote control from Dugan Control Panel for Java (included) and Dugan Control Panel for iPad (sold separately)
    • Physical remote control from Dugan Model K Control Surface (sold separately)
    • Miniature control panel for setup or adjustments from front panel
    • Standard Dugan linking for larger systems


    • TV news and sports panels, political debates
    • Conference reinforcement, video trucks
    • Reality shows, game shows
    • Wireless mics for theater
    • Boardrooms, civic meeting rooms
    • Teleconferencing and distance learning
    • Houses of worship
  • Digital Input/Output  
    AES/EBU AES3, 16 inputs, 16 outputs
    Optical (adat) Eight channels in and eight channels out
    16-Channel mode: link connectors reassigned as ADAT channels 9-16
    Gain Unity
    Sample Rate 48 or 96 kHz
    Bit Depth 24 bit
    Latency 2 ms
    Frequency Response 10 Hz – 22 kHz, ± 0.0075 dB
    Output Noise -125 dBFS (20 Hz – 20 kHz), -128 dBAFS
    Distortion -125 dBFS
    Linking Up to eight units can be linked into one system in an optical ring network
    Linking uses ADAT hardware but does not adhere to ADAT protocol
    Sources Word Clock, AES Inputs 1–16, ADAT, Internal
    Connector Coaxial with locking collar, 5.5 mm o.d., 2.1 mm i.d., center positive
    Electrical Nominal 12 VDC, 1.5 A maximum; accepts 12–24 VDC
    PoE 802.3at Type 2 25.5 W
    External Supply Input: 100–240 VAC, 50–60 Hz, 30 W
    Output: 18 VDC, 1.33 A
    Approved UL, CE
    Dimensions 1RU H = 1.75 in (4.5 cm) D = 8.3 in (21 cm) W = 8.75 in (22.2 cm)
    Weight 3.4 lb (1.5 kg)
    5.8 lb (2.6 kg) in shipping box with power supply
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