Open Labs SoundSlate

Open Labs SoundSlate

Open Labs introduced SoundSlate – the ultimate virtual instrument player and hardware DAW for your keyboard workstation or MIDI controller, contained in a sexy 1U rack-mountable case.

SoundSlate redefines music production and performance by incorporating Open Labs‘ music operating environment including the critically acclaimed virtual instrument host Riff, 8000+ of sounds and effects, a robust audio i/o, and a powerful computer core running Windows XP into a 1U-ultra compact case that packs a punch.

Technical specifications:

CPU
Intel® Core2 Duo ® (2.8GHz)

Memory
2 GB (upgradeable to 4GB)

Storage
500 Gigabyte (upgradeable to 2TB)

Drive
Slimline CD/DVD Burner

Connection
(8) USB 2.0 ports
(1) Gigabit (10/100/1000) Ethernet port
(2) DVI Video ports (1 DVI-I, 1 DVI-D)
(1) E-SATA port

Audio
Sample Rates: 44.1, 48, 96, 192kHz from internal crystal or externally supplied clock (no sample rate conversion)
Bit Depths: 24-bit I/O, 32-bit processing
E-MU E-DSP™ 32-bit DSP with 67-bit accumulator (double precision w/ 3 headroom bits)
Hardware-accelerated, 32-channel mixing, and multi-effects processing
Zero-latency direct hardware monitoring w/effects
ASIO 2.0, WDM/MME/DirectSound Drivers
EDI (E-MU Digital Interface) proprietary 64-channel audio link over CAT-5 cable
Anti-Pop speaker protection minimizes noise during power on/off
Ultra-low jitter, clock subsystem: < 1 ns in PLL mode (44.1kHz, Opt. S/PDIF Sync) Analog Line Inputs (2) Type: servo-balanced, DC-coupled, low-noise input circuitry A/D converter: AK5394A Level (software selectable): - Professional: +4dBu nominal, 20dBu max (balanced) - Consumer: -10dBV nominal, 6dBV max (unbalanced) Frequency Response (20Hz – 20kHz): +/- .05dB Dynamic Range (1kHz, A-weighted): 120dB Signal-to-Noise Ratio (A-weighted): 120dB THD+N (1kHz at -1dBFS): -110dB (.0003%) Stereo Crosstalk (1kHz at -1dBFS): < -115dB Analog Line Outputs (2) Type: Balanced, low-noise, 3-pole low-pass differential filter D/A converter: CS4398 Level (software selectable): - Professional: +4dBu nominal, 20dBu max (balanced) - Consumer: -10dBV nominal, 6dBV max (unbalanced) Frequency Response (20Hz – 20kHz): + 0.0/-.35dB, Dynamic Range (1kHz, A-weighted): 120dB Signal-to-Noise Ratio (A-weighted): 120dB THD+N (1kHz at -1dBFS): -105dB (.0006%) Stereo Crosstalk (1kHz at -1dBFS): < -115dB Digital I/O S/PDIF: - 2 in/2 out coaxial (transformer-coupled) - 2 in/2 out optical (software switched at ADAT) - AES/EBU or S/PDIF format (software selectable) ADAT: - 8 channels, 24-bit @ 44.1/48kHz - 4 channels, 24-bit @ 96kHz (S-MUX compatible) - 2 channels, 24-bit @ 192kHz MIDI: - 1 in, 1 out Synchronization Internal crystal sync at 44.1, 48, 96, 192kHz External sample rate sync via - ADAT (44.1 – 192kHz) - S/PDIF (opt. or coax 44.1 – 96kHz) Power Supply 250 Watt Power Supply, Whisper Quiet Cooling Fans (Internal Chassis, Processor & Power Supply) Dimensions: 19”(W) X 12”(D) X 1U(H)