Linear Acoustic - Transmission Audio Loudness Manager

Inconsistent DTV audio loudness is the leading complaint of television viewers, a problem easily solved by the® audio loudness manager.  Ideally suited for local broadcasters and affiliate stations seeking to match local and network content while providing a seamless surround-sound experience, the 1RU is the simplest and most cost-effective solution for guarding against loudness shifts and loss of surround sound available today. (V3) is an 8-channel (5.1+2) audio loudness manager.  It offers 5.1 upmixing provided by the renowned Linear Acoustic UPMAX® algorithm, which provides compelling 5.1-channel audio with complete down mix compatibility, plus the AutoMAX-II™ auto-detection algorithm which smoothly and automatically bypasses upmixing when applied content is already 5.1 channels.  Full-time LoRo or LtRt stereo downmix outputs are provided, as are AES I/O with auto-sensing HD/SD-SDI I/O for up to 16 audio channels plus SMTE 2020 A/B metadata support.  GPI and metadata control of functions is also built-in.

Options include:

  • 5.1 channel Dolby Digital (AC-3) and Dolby Digital Plus (E-AC-3) encoding
  • SNMP monitoring

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