• 32-Channel Digital Audio Interface with AES/EBU Ports
  • Features the Optocore™ Optical and SANE™ CAT5 Digital Network technologies
  • Can use as AES/EBU inputs or outputs
  • 4 x RS485 serial data connections
  • Word Clock input and output
  • Composite video input and output
  • 2 x optical LINK interface with duplex LC connectors
  • USB and RS232 ports for configuration and control
  • Dual power supply for redundancy
Item Part Number:
  • PG32-AES-FXS
  • PG32-AES-FXM

Technical Specifications

AES Ports

Convention: EIA / TIA-422; DSub25 Connector
Number of AES/EBU Digital Data Channels: 32
Number of AES/EBU Audio Channels: 64
Impedance: Termination; 110Ohms
I/O Configuration: Software configurable in 8 channel blocks; 64 IN/0 Out to 0 IN/64 OUT

Auxiliary Ports

Convention: EIA / TIA-485; DB9 Connector
Number of Data Channels: 4
Data Channel Type: Digital control data
Impedance: Termination; 120Ohm

Word Clock     

Hardware standard: 75Ohm / BNC
Data Rate: 44.1 / 48 / 88.2 / 96 / 176.4 / 192 kHz (Depending on used sample rate)
Impedance Input: 75Ohm
Impedance Output: 75Ohm


Hardware Standard: 75Ohm / BNC
Channels: 1 x input, 1 x output
Format: Composite video

Optical Link

Input, Output, Dual: Full bandwidth
Connection: Duplex LC
Protocol: Optocore; up to 1024 audio channels
Transmission: Full-duplex
Data Rate: 2 x 2Gbps or 2 x 1 Gbps
Optical Wave Guide Cable Lengths: Multi-mode fiber 50μm; ≤700 m @ 1G; <350m @ 2G
Single-mode fiber 9μm; up to 70 km (on request)


Input, Output, Dual: Full bandwidth
Connection: RJ-45
Protocol: SANE; 64 audio channels and 100Mbps LAN
Transmission: Full-duplex
Data Rate: 200Mbps
Cable Lengths: CAT5, CAT5E, CAT6, CAT7; <100m for error free transmission

LAN Link    

Switch function across Optocore and SANE Network
Connection: RJ45
Protocol: 10/100Mbps LAN; Ethernet, Full-Duplex, Auto-MDIX

Power Supply

Number of Power Supplies: 2 (with function check and automatic switch-over)
Type: Switch-mode, universal input
Mains Voltage: 100 – 240VAC
Frequency: 50 – 60Hz
Power Consumption: 12W typical

Remote Control

Convention: EIA/TIA-232
RS232: RxD, TxD / 57.600 Baud
USB Port: Interface to PC


19.2 in W x 1.73 in H x 7.87 in D
(483 mm x 44 mm x 200 mm)


6.0 lbs (2.7 kg)

Product Model Options




Connectivity Options

AES pairs, switchable as I/O in blocks of 4 pairs

Network Options

FXS and FXM are available with these models.

FX – The Optocore Fiber Network Module allowsthe converter to be used as a part of a 24 device ProGrid system.
• 4 Serial ports
• 2 LAN ports
• Sync
• 2 SANE/LAN ports
FXS – For use with Single mode fiber optic cables
FXM – For use with Multi-mode fiber optic cables

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