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Form, Fit, and Function - The Symetrix Prism 12x12 Dante

Prism DSPs are equipped with optional factory installed 128 (64×64) Dante channels. The Dante protocol enables ultra-reliable multi-channel audio networking over IP. Together, Symetrix and Dante provide the fastest possible way to implement, control, and maintain a system of networked DSPs and accessories – including third party Dante-enabled microphones, loudspeakers, power amps, and mixing consoles. Models without Dante provide even more accessible DSP pricing for smaller systems.

  • DSP Price, performance Breakthrough
  • DSP Processing Identical to Radius, Edge, Solus NX
  • Delay Memory Identical to Radius, Edge, Solus NX


Analog Inputs

  • Number of Inputs: Twelve (12) switchable balanced mic or line level
  • Connectors: 3.81 mm terminal blocks
  • Nominal Input Level: +4 dBu
  • Maximum Input Level: +23 dBu
  • Mic Pre-amp gain: 0, 12, 24, 44 or 54 dB switchable with ± 24 dB trim
  • Mic Pre-amp EIN: < -125dB with 150 ohm source impedance. 22.4 kHz BW
  • CMRR: > 79 dB @ 1 kHz, unity gain
  • Input impedance: 8k Ohms balanced, 4k Ohms unbalanced
  • Phantom power (per input): +48 VDC, 10 mA maximum
  • Dynamic range: > 113 dB, A-weighted
  • THD+Noise: < -100 dB; 22.4 kHz BW, unweighted; 1 kHz @ +15 dBu with 0 dB gain. Course gain is set to +4dBu
  • A to D Latency: 0.28 mS

Analog Outputs

  • Number of Outputs: Twelve (12) balanced line level
  • Connectors: 3.81 mm terminal blocks
  • Nominal Output Level: +4 dBu with 20 dB of headroom
  • Maximum Output Level: +24 dBu (+22.8 dBu into a 2k Ohm minimum load)
  • Output Impedance: 300 Ohms balanced, 150 Ohms unbalanced
  • Dynamic Range: > 117 dB, A-weighted
  • THD+Noise: < -97 dB; 22.4 kHz BW, unweighted; 1 kHz, 0 dB gain +8dBu output
  • D to A Latency: 0.60 mS


  • Sampling Rate: 48 kHz
  • Frequency Response (A/D/A): 20 Hz – 20 kHz, ± 0.5 dB
  • Dynamic Range (A/D/A): > 113 dB, A-weighted
  • Channel Separation (A/D/A): > 110 dB @ 1 kHz, +24 dBu
  • THD+Noise: <-95 dB (22.4 kHz BW, un-weighted); 1 kHz @ +15 dBu with 0 dB gain
  • Latency (A/D/A): 1.04 mS, inputs routed to outputs
  • Processors: 1 x Analog Devices SHARC 21489 @ 400 MHz SIMD
  • Raw Processing Capacity: 400 MIPS, 1.6 GFLOPS
  • Delay Memory: 174 mono seconds
  • Analog Control Inputs: 0-3.3 VDC
  • Recommended External Control Potentiometer: 10k Ohm, linear
  • Logic Outputs: Low (0V) when active, pulled high (5V) when inactive
  • Logic Output Maximum External Power Supply Voltage: 24 VDC
  • Logic Output Maximum External Power Supply Current Sinking: 50 mA
  • Logic Output Maximum Output Current: 10 mA
  • RS-485 Serial I/O: 38.4 kbaud (default) 8 data bits, 1 stop bit, no parity, no flow control. May be broken out of ARC port
  • Ethernet Cable: Standard CAT5e or CAT6, maximum device-to-device length = 100 meters
  • Dante Cable: Standard CAT6, maximum device-to-device length = 100 meters
  • ARC Cable: Standard CAT5, distance dependent upon load and number of devices. 8 Watts maximum power available
  • Maximum Devices Per System 80 units per Site File
  • Maximum Stored Presets: 1000
  • Models: Prism 12x12, Prism 12x12 Dante


  • Space Required: 1U (WDH: 18.91 in. x 9.5 in. x 1.72 in. / 48.02 cm x 24.13 cm x 4.37 cm). Depth does not include connector allowance. Allow at least 3 inch additional clearance for rear panel connections. Additional depth may be required depending upon your specific wiring and connections.
  • Electrical: 24V 1.9A, 45W Maximum. Symetrix Part Number 12-0034. CUI part number SDI65-24-U-P5
  • Ventilation: Maximum recommended ambient operating temperature is 30 C / 86 F. Ensure that the left and right equipment sides are unobstructed (5.08 cm, 2 in minimum clearance). The ventilation should not be impeded by covering the ventilation openings with items such as newspapers, tablecloths, curtains, etc.
  • Certifications or Compliance: Safety: UL 60065, cUL 60065, IEC 60065. EMC: “Class A” device (applies to all of the following) EN 55032, EN 55103-2, EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3, FCC Part 15, ICES-003. Environmental: RoHS.
  • Shipping Weight: 9 lbs. (4.1 kg)

Manufacturer: Symetrix
Model: PRISM 12X12
SKU: I699471-N-1-WHXE

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