Ruby Specifications

Surface

  • Desktop or flush-mount versions in 4, 8, 12 and 16 fader frame sizes, plus standalone 4 and 8 fader and Master Control extenders for localized control placement in multi-user studios
  • Multiple frames may be combined for systems up to 60 faders
  • Single-frame or split-frame configurations
  • Motorized 100 mm faders, touch-sensitive to allow instant override of pre-programmed levels
  • SmartSnaps dual-purpose snapshots with on-air + production modes and fader maps (supports 120 virtual faders)
  • 6 console snapshots for custom fader layouts that can be recalled with a single button press

Dimensions

  • Frame: 49.2 cm front-to-back. End-plates: 0.8 cm each
  • Modules: 18.5 cm x 37.4 cm
  • Height: 51 mm / 2.0” incl. controls

Control

  • Integrated discovery and direct networked routing control of AES67 / RAVENNA streams
  • Supports popular RAS and Ember+ control protocols for playout control over IP or serial connections
  • Programmable logic core (for “On-Air” tallies, Fader Start commands, Talkback integration, etc.)
  • TCP/IP remote control for connected Lawo matrix
  • Integrated mix-minus (clean feed) / conference logic (2 independent systems)
  • Integration with radio automation systems via serial & TCP/IP

Configuration & Maintenance

  • Ships with standard configuration for fast setup
  • Expert setup options for advanced system and logic programming
  • Integral web server for system diagnosis
  • Dedicated software tool for software updates
  • Remote maintenance via VPN

Power Core

Signal Processing

  • 96 Input channels, each with Input gain, signal presence indicator, direct out, Insert, fader, Aux send with Pre / Post switching, pan / balance, AutoGain for each mic input
  • Equalizer with three fully-parametric bands plus semi-parametric bands that can also be shelf, high-pass, or low-pass filters
  • Dynamics suite with gate, expander, compressor, limiter
  • Up to 32 instances of AutoMix and / or De-Essing are available for application to any input source
  • 4 individual AutoMix groups available allow creation of multipleindependent mixes
  • All sources and all busses may be metered onscreen using EBU R128 Loudness Metering
  • Sync delays of up to 5.3 seconds with switchable units (meters, milliseconds, frames)
  • 80 summing busses configurable as Program, Record, Aux, Group, Mix-Minus (clean feed) or General Purpose. A full DSP channel with EQ, Dynamics and Delay functions may be applied to any of these busses (up to 16 stereo or 32 mono busses)
  • Channels and busses may be grouped into Stereo and 5.1 Surround bundles

Standard Audio Interfaces

  • 4 MADI (each 64 channels I/O) with SFP cages (MADI ports 1 / 2 and 3 / 4 can be grouped as dual-redundant interfaces)
  • 2 AES67 / RAVENNA (up to 256 channels I/O accessible via 2 NICs. Various redundancy schemes are supported, including Hitless Merge (following SMPTE 2022-7 definitions), and LACP.

Optional I/O Expansion

  • 8 Mic / Line inputs
  • 8 Mono / 4 Stereo Line input
  • 8 Mono / 4 Stereo Line output
  • 4 Stereo AES input with SRC + 4 AES output
  • 2 Mic / Line + 1 Stereo Line output + 2 Stereo Headphone outputs
  • 2 MADI (64 I/O channels each) with SFP cages
  • 2 DANTE (dual-redundant interfaces with SRC; 64 total channels)

Control Interfaces

  • TCP/IP
  • CAN
  • RS422
  • 8 GPIO (8 optocouplers, 8 silent CMOS relays)

Synchronization

  • Wordclock input and internal generator with output
  • Optional sync via MADI or PTP
  • 48 kHz / 44.1 kHz

Mic + Line Input Card

  • 8 channels, electronically balanced, via DB25 connector
  • Frequency Response: 20 Hz – 20 kHz
  • A-D Conversion: 24-bit, Delta-Sigma
  • Dynamic Range: 118 dBA
  • THD+N: 0.0006%
  • EIN: -127 dBu @ 150 Ohms
  • Latency: 0.16/0.33ms @ 96/48kHz
  • Switchable Phantom Power (P48) for Mic inputs

Analog Input Card

  • 8 channels, electronically balanced, via DB25 connector
  • Frequency Response: 20 Hz – 20 kHz
  • A-D Conversion: 24-bit, Delta-Sigma
  • Dynamic Range: 119 dBA
  • THD+N: ≦0.0005%
  • Latency: 0.16/0.32ms @ 96/48kHz

Analog Output Card

  • 8 channels, electronically balanced, via DB25 connector
  • Frequency Response: 20 Hz – 20 kHz, 600 – 100k Ohms
  • A-D Conversion: 24-bit, Delta-Sigma
  • Dynamic Range: 119 dBA
  • THD+N: ≦0.0005%
  • Latency: 0.07/0.15ms @ 96/48kHz

AES3 I/O Card

  • 4 stereo inputs with input SRCs + 4 stereo outputs, via DB25 connector
  • AES3-2003 compliant
  • Input Sample Rate Conversion: 24-bit; accepts 4 – 216 kHz signals
  • Dynamic Range: 125 dB

Studio I/O Card

  • 2 Mic inputs, 2 Analog outputs, 2 stereo headphone outputs, via DB25 connector
  • Dynamic Range: 118 dBA
  • THD+N: 0.0006%
  • EIN: −127dBu @ 150 Ohms
  • 24-bit audio sampling resolution
  • Switchable Phantom Power (P48) for Mic inputs

Power Core License Options

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VisTool Standard GUI Builder

Specifications

  • Real-time visualization and control of broadcast audio devices for single- or networked multi-studio applications
  • Intuitive, context-sensitive touch-enabled GUIs
  • Dynamically switch between a full-screen GUI, or docked / windowed mode
  • Networked device control via Lawo DMScontrol protocol
  • Global snapshots for recall of saved settings & screens from any studio
  • Multi-level user rights-management system tied to Windows login
  • Control elements include:
      • Input source selection and parameter controls
      • Meters (VU, PPM, Loudness, Channel, Gain Reduction)
      • Faders, sliders and rotary encoders
      • Comprehensive routing matrix source / destination controls
      • SDI group / stream selectors
      • Clocks and event timers
      • Monitor, PFL and Talkback controls

PC Requirements

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