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The Sound Devices 970 simplifies production that requires high-quality, high-track-count audio recording. This comprehensive 64-track Dante and MADI-equipped multi-track audio recorder provides performance, quality, and reliability.
The 970 records up to 64 channels of monophonic or polyphonic 24-bit WAV files from any of its 144 audio inputs. Connections include 64 channels of Ethernet-based Dante, 64 channels of optical and coaxial MADI, eight channels of line-level analog, and eight channels of AES digital. Any input can be assigned to any track. The recorder also supports 32-track recording at 96 kHz.
The 970 records audio on up to four SSD drives, two in removable drive caddies held in front-panel drive bays and two connected through back- panel eSATA ports. With four available drives, the 970 can record material simultaneously to multiple drives, creating backups and eliminating time- consuming post-record copying.
With its built-in rock-steady Ambient Lockit timecode technology, the 970 operates as a master clock and also accepts jammed timecode from cameras and other sources. The 970 supports all common production time-code rates and modes, and offers word-clock synchronization from external word clock, video sync, MADI, and AES. Sample rate converters on each input simplify connecting multiple digital channels.
If all external power sources deplete or fail, PowerSafe circuitry keeps the 970 operating for up to 10 seconds, cleanly closes all file operations, and then safely shuts down the recorder.
|Analog Audio||Inputs: 8 Balanced, line-level inputs on DB-25. Ch1,2 also on XLR |
Analog Outputs: Eight Balanced, line-level outputs on DB-25. Ch1,2 also on XLR
Frequency Response: 10 Hz-20 kHz, +/- 0.5 dB re 1 kHz, -3db@ 65kHz (96k SR)
THD + Noise: 0.004% max (1 kHz, 22 Hz-22 kHz)
Input and Output Topology: Fully electronically balanced, line-level, RF, ESD, short, and overload protected; pin-2 hot, pin-3 cold
Line Output Clipping Level: +18dBu
Front-panel headphone, 1/4" with gain control
Line Input Clipping Level: +26dBu
Input Impedance: 10k
|Digital Audio||Sampling Rate / Bit Depth: 44.1 kHz, 47.952 kHz, 47.952 kF, 48.048 kHz, 48 kHz, 48.048 kF, 96k (32 tracks), 16-bit and 24-bit |
AES/EBU: Eight channels in and out via DB-25, 110 ohm, 2 V p-p
Accepts 32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 96 kHz, 192 kHz sample rates with SRC at input.
Accepts 32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 96 kHz, 192 kHz sample rates
Dante - 64 channels, 48 kHz input and output
MADI BNC: 1 in, 1 out, 75 ohm
MADI Optical: 1 in, 1 out, multi-mode
MADI Sample rates: 96k, 88.2k, 48k, 44.1k, built-in SRC when Sync Source <> MADI
MADI Channels: 64 or 56, varispeed not supported
|File Formats||.wav, monophonic or polyphonic.|
|Sample/Timecode Accuracy||± 0.2 ppm (0.5 frames per 24 hours)|
|Sync Output||Wordclock (square wave, 48 kHz sampling rate, 3.3 vp-p, 75 ohm)|
|Sync Input||Analog bi-, tri-level sync / genlock |
Wordclock (square wave, 48 kHz sampling rate, 3.3 vp-p, 75 ohm)
|Timecode||Modes Supported: Off, Rec Run, Free Run, 24h Run, External Frame Rates: 23.976, 24, 25, 29.97DF, 29.97ND, 30DF, 30ND |
Accuracy: Ambient generator, 0.5 frame in 24 hr
Time Code Input: 20k ohm impedance, 0.3 V - 3.0 V p-p (–17 dBu - +3 dBu)
Time Code Output: 1k ohm impedance, 3.0V p-p (+12 dBu)
|Control||RS422 Machine control |
Ethernet Web-based control of setup menu and transport, auto assignment or IP address or manual fixed IP address
GPIO on 3 pins, Phoenix connector
|Keyboard||Front-panel USB host. Keyboards without hubs acceptable.|
|Powering||Dual DC power supply 4-pin XLR (pin1 = ground, pin4 = +), 10-27 VDC, 30 watts |
PowerSafe circuitry with 10 second power reserve with power removed
|Dimensions and Weight||Size (H x W x D): 3.3” x 8.6” x 10.3” (8.4 cm x 21.8 cm x 26.2 cm) |
Weight: 7.5 lbs
Operating Temperature: -10C to +40C
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