Sound Devices A20-NEXUS

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8-16 Channel True Diversity Receiver with SpectraBand Technology   

The future of wireless 

Meet the half-rack receiver with an entire rack's worth of features. The next-generation A20-Nexus is expandable from 8 channels up to 16 channels with software licenses and features forward-thinking technologies like SpectraBand, the powerful NexLink remote-control link, real time spectrum analysis, and more.  With multiple options for audio outputs, powering, and remote control, the A20-Nexus can seamlessly adapt to your workflow, both now and in the future. 

  • 8-channel ultra-high-performance, true-diversity receivers in a ½ rack size (8.0” x 6.6” x 1.6”). 
  • Expandable to 12- or 16-channels via software license (coming soon). 
  • 470 MHz – 1525 MHz tuning range via SpectraBand Technology. 
  • NexLink: integrated, long distance remote control of all wireless transmitters 
  • Dante audio-over-IP of RF receiver audio. 
  • Flexible powering: via PoE+, DC input, 8-Series, or AC mains (with optional adapter). 
  • Web App control from browser on any computer, smartphone or tablet. 
  • Full remote operation capability: Power via PoE, audio via Dante, control via Web App. 
  • Dual DB-25 connectors for 16 channels of mic, line, or AES outputs 
  • 16 channels of Dante audio-over-IP output to DB25 connectors on the back panel. 
  • Wide, 6.2” color OLED array with touch for control and monitoring. 
  • Integrated Real Time Spectrum Analyzer (RTSA) and scanning for intuitive frequency coordination. 
  • Optical Fiber Network option via SFP slot. SFP accepts a wide variety of modular network transceivers. 
  • A20-QuickDock allows docking and undocking in seconds from 8-Series mixer-recorders with no tools. 
  • Supports GainForward Architecture: No gain setting on the A20-Mini transmitter. Adjust gain at the receiver or mixer. 
  • 100% digital long-range modulation delivers the longest transmission distance of any system on the market.  
  • Excellent audio quality, full 10 Hz – 20 kHz audio bandwidth. 
  • RF SAW filters for excellent rejection of interference  from nearby IFB or camera hop transmitters. 
  • BNC timecode input for auto timecode sync of transmitters over NexLink 

There are a range of accessories for the A20-Nexus: 

  • A20-Monarch small footprint, passive omnidirectional antenna which covers full SpectraBand (470-1525MHz), ships with mounts and cabling 
  • A20-QuickDock For quickly attaching and removing the Nexus to and from any 8-Series recorder 
  • A20-Shelf To securely rack-mount 1 or 2 A20-Nexus, or PowerStation-8M units, in a 1U shelf space, whilst having full access to the front panels 
  • 2.4GHz Antenna Bracket Assembly Kit for front mounting the NexLink 2.4GHz antennas 
  • A20-2.4G Ant 2.4GHz NexLink SMA antenna. Not compatible with 8-Series SD-Remote antenna

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    Posted by: Petr V on 28 November 2022
    Wow ! Been waiting for this for a long time ! They did it.
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