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Symetrix Prism 8x8 Dante

Original price $3,340.00 - Original price $3,340.00
Original price $3,340.00
$3,340.00 - $3,340.00
Current price $3,340.00
Inventory Status:

♫ In stock
About Inventory Status

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In stock: It is in stock and available to ship or pickup. Apparel must be shipped from another location and is not available for in-store pickup. We can usually ship or have these items available for pickup by the next business day if they don't require inspection, special handling, or setup. Our pickup location is 11151 Veirs Mill Rd. Silver Spring, MD 20902.

📆 Preorder: It is on the way to our warehouse. We can't predict when preorder items will arrive due to current supply chain issues. If you place an order for one of these items someone will contact you to estimate the delivery date.

Out of stock: We don't currently have it available but you're not out of luck yet. We still may be able to get it. If you order one of these items we will contact you with an estimated fulfillment date. You have the option to cancel the order if you change your mind.

Special order: The item is so special that it needs to be custom ordered for you. Some of these items are works of art and have to be made individually. Orders for special order items must be prepaid and we cannot accept cancellations or refunds.

█ Sold out: We don't think we can get this item because it was either discontinued by the manufacturer or was limited in quantity. If you want or need this item call or text us. Sometimes we can help you track down the item through other sources or help you find something similar.

About Item Conditions

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New: The item is brand new as received from the manufacturer with a full manufacturer warranty. Instruments such as guitars, snare drums, drum kits, brass and woodwind instruments may be opened for photography and quality control inspection and may not be in a factory sealed box.

Mint or Open Box: The item may have been opened and tested but has been repackaged. The original packaging may have superficial issues but the item itself and any originally included accessories are in perfect, like new condition.

Display Model: These items are so cool that we put them on display in our legendary shop. The condition is brand new as received from the manufacturer with manufacturer warranty. Rest assured, these items undergo a very careful inspection before shipping.

Demo: These items have been on our sales floor for demo purposes and will likely show signs of use. The original packaging may no longer be included, but you can be assured that you are receiving an awesome item and an awesome price.

Used: The item is used. These item may have varying degrees of wear. Please read the description for information about the condition of the item. Used items do not carry a warranty.

B or C Stock: Factory refurbished. These items were purchased from the manufacturer in a refurbished condition. They will show some cosmetic issues, but nothing that would impact performance. Being that these are sealed from the manufacturer, we generally do not open these to photograph the cosmetic issues. They are guaranteed to work and may have a limited warranty or you may purchase an extended warranty in some cases. Please see the listing description for item specific information.

Enjoy High-Quality Performance with the Symetrix Prism 8x8 Dante

The Prism family is included in the Symetrix line of Dante™ enabled DSPs. Symetrix uses Dante, a multi-channel digital media networking technology, to interconnect multiple Symetrix DSPs, Symetrix I/O expanders, and select third-party Dante enabled devices. Prism is ideally suited for applications requiring powerful, extremely cost effective advanced signal processing coupled with a standardized means for future expansion.

  • 8 analog in and out, 64x64 Dante and powerful Symetrix DSP reduce overall system costs.
  • Ultra low latency Dante network audio protocol uses standard IT infrastructure.
  • Industry leading analog and A/D/D/A performance, 48 volt phantom mic power.
  • Configured using award winning Composer software. Controlled from ARC wall panels, ARC-WEB and third-party touchscreens. Embedded webserver enables remote metering and diagnostics.
  • Front panel LCD provides configuration information, system status, and analog audio levels.


Analog Inputs

  • Number of Inputs: Eight (8) 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: Eight (8) 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.

Mechanical Specifications

  • Space Required: 1U (WDH: 18.91 in. x 9.88 in. x 1.72 in. / 48.02 cm x 25.1 cm x 4.37 cm). Depth does not include connector allowance.
  • Electrical: 24V 1.4A, 34W Maximum. 
  • Ventilation: Maximum recommended ambient operating temperature is 30 C / 86 F


Manufacturer: Symetrix
SKU: I441940-N-1-WHXE

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