D*AP8 CODEC EDITION Coding / Decoding Audio Processor

This coding / decoding audio processor was developed in close cooperation with Dolby® Labs to replace legacy Dolby® coding and decoding hardware. It provides all tools required to handle compressed audio and metadata in a modular and customizable device.

    Targeting all areas in broadcast environments where Dolby® coding, decoding, transcoding or real-time metadata emulation is required, this modular coding/decoding processor will leave nothing to be desired.

    • Dolby® Technology

    D*AP8 CODEC EDITION offers all the hard- and software needed to process a wide range of Dolby® formats. The basic set comes with one SDI interface plus 8 AES/EBU and Dolby® decoding capabilities plus real-time metadata emulation. If required, just add an encoding option for the Dolby® format required. Supported Dolby® formats are:

    • • Dolby® E
    • • Dolby® D
    • • Dolby® D+
    • • Dolby® Pro Logic II

    • SDI Support

    By incorporating up to two auto sensing 3G, HD or SD-SDI interfaces DAP8 CODEC EDITION gives users access to 16 channels of SDI embedded audio. It is also possible to send deembedded programs to AES outputs to feed third party equipment. The DAP8 CODEC EDITION’s SDI board may also be used as an embedder, and comes with video and audio delay to compensate any latency between audio and video.

    • Loudness Measurement

    To check compliance of programs with your local loudness regulations the unit analyzes loudness and true peak levels from input signals and transfers the measurement data via Ethernet to an optional measurement and logging software anywhere in your network. These measurements can be triggered by automation systems via GPIs, via network or even manually on the XAP RM1 remote panel. The DAP8 CODEC EDITION can also generate SNMP or GPI/O alarms in case pre-determined limits are exceeded.

    • Loudness Logging

    The optional Loudness Logger software, allows for long term program logging and analysis.

    • System Integration

    All system parameters are remotely accessible allowing the unit to be integrated and remotely operated by broadcast control systems.

    • Web Configuration

    A web interface allows easy and intuitive setup and configuration anywhere in your network.

    • Interfaces and System Security

    Audio I/Os range from on board AES I/O to optional 3G/HD/SD-SDI I/O including video delay and analog I/O. With redundant PSU and SNMP integration the unit ensures maximum operational safety.

    Features

    Top Features:

    D*AP8 CODEC EDITION Processing Block Diagram
    D*AP8 CODEC EDITION Processing Block Diagram
    • Dolby® decoding (Dolby®E, Dolby® D, Dolby® D+, Dolby® Pro Logic II)
    • Dolby® metadata monitor, generator and processor
    • Loudness Measurement
    • Loudness Logging
    • Upmix feature
    • Fail over feature
    • Voice over feature
    • True Peak Limiter

    Versions & Options

    • Option Board 8ch analog Out
    • Option Board 16ch SDI I/O (3G/HD/SD)
    • Option Board 4ch analog I/O
    • Option Board 8ch AES/EBU I/O
    • Option Board Dolby® D / D+ / AAC / HE-AAC encoder
    • Option Board Dolby® E encoder
    • X*AP RM 1 Remote One - control panel
    • Optional Loudness Logging Tool