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Trinnov D-Mon 8 Optimizer

Digital monitoring controller with Eucon support for Pro Tools designed for 5.1 / 7.1 Surround sound mixing suites
MFR# PRC2-DMON8

Product Description

The Trinnov D-Mon 8: Much More Than Just Another Monitoring Controller


Monitor control could look very simple to many, but when it comes to managing all the various mixing situations that a sound engineer has to face day after day, they have to get as much power and flexibility as possible.

Not only do engineers have to switch from monitoring 7.1 to a stereo mix without any loss of transient, power response or bandwidth, but they also need to provide musicians with different foldbacks, communicate with them, and/or run a special sub-group into external gear as an insert or connect, in seconds, the producer’s smartphone to share his latest song, and so on.

The Trinnov D-Mon® Series is specifically designed to combine power, fast-and-easy usage and flexibility.

Features

  • Both Analog and Digital professional inputs and outputs, providing the most pristine sound quality
  • Facilities to connect the processor via Ethernet and/or MIDI and host almost any protocol to communicate with a large number of other studio equipment
  • A Switching Matrix to route all signals easily and make any patch set in seconds
  • Full Audio Routing Matrix with instant recall and ZERO latency assignment
  • An internal Mixer (from 8 to 16 configurable buses) which can create various sum of stems, main or aux mix, discrete inputs that come in
  • Comprehensive and intuitive web Control Panel (Source & Speaker selection, Level/Mute/Dim, Intercoms, Headphones, etc.) that any connected device can access (Chrome browser recommended)
  • The amazing and world-renown Optimizer® to make the perfect tuning of the loudspeaker sets to the studio acoustics
  • Full Eucon & MIDI compliance (other protocols to come) with the free D-Mon App (MacOS)
  • Optional SmartMeter® software for accurate Time-Code aware Loudness metering and processing features

 

The Multi-Purpose I/O Connector

The Multi-Purpose Input/Output connector alone proves how much the D-Mon® is in touch with the real world of professionals.

  • MIDI, Headphone output, Talk-Back input are wired just like the famous ICON control surfaces, allowing X-Mon® as a replacement in a complete, seamless way
  • Time-Code is available as a LTC input when you’re running the SmartMeter® to make Loudness metering sessions more effective than ever
  • GPIOs are located there too, so linking to other equipment for synchronizing switches, lights or a simple pedal is immediate and easy

In and Out For Now and the Future

Input & Output configuration depends on models, but all of them cover the needs of recording or mastering studios, post-production rooms and film mixing suites.

  • Up to 16 Digital I/Os (AES), enabling any surround sound engineer, drive not only his main mix but also all feeds (like aux sends, sub-groups or stems) within the best possible resolution and sample rate (up to 96kHz)
  • A switchable 8-channel Digital Insert to hook up an external processing and make instant A/B comparisons or the mastering final cut
  • Up to 8 Analog Inputs able to be assigned as a Cue, the Talk-back or just used as external sources to be converted to digital for whatever reason
  • From 12 to 16 Analog Outputs offer all possibilities to address multiple sets of loudspeakers, headphones and outboard gears, all at the same time

D-Mon 8 Specifications

  • 16x Digital Inputs (DB25/AES Tascam Pinout)
  • 16x Digital Outputs (DB25/AES Tascam Pinout
  • 8x Line-level Analog Inputs (DB25)
  • Analog Outputs
    • 8x Line level (DB25)
    • 8x Line level DB25 & XLR
  • Assignable Intercom: 1x Talk-Back Input + 1x Listen-Back Input (phantom power on MPIO)
  • Word Clock: BNC Input & Output
  • Control Protocols: Eucon (Avid MC5, S6, S5, S3). ICON D-Command & D-Control (X-Mon15p cable) – MIDI. Other proprietary protocols under development.
  • GPIOs: 2 in / 1 out (foot-switch, remote commands)
  • Optimizer® (room acoustic tuning): 8 Channels (i.e. 5.1 + 1 st pair or 1x 7.1 system, LCRS+2x, etc.)

 

Audio Processing

  • Automatic Processing     
    • Multi-point acoustic measurement (Trinnov 3D measurement microphone)
    • Time/Frequency acoustic analysis based on impulse response measurement
    • Loudspeaker/Room optimization
    • Target Curves
  • Manual Processing
    • Several layers of 31 bands Graphic EQ, FIR EQ, gains, polarity and delays available for every channel
    • Total delay given in meters/milliseconds/frames for the listening point and adjustable global delay for accurate Lip Sync
    • Front / Surround / Top balance
  • Comprehensive Processing latency control

 

Exclusive Technologies

  • Trinnov patented 2D/3D spatial remapping
  • Trinnov Loudspeaker/Room Optimization
  • Trinnov high-performance AD/DA converters, used daily by the most demanding mastering studios
  • Next Generation Hardware platform     
    • Revolutionary architecture, 96kHz processing platform
    • Processing software: 64 bits Floating point over PC/Intel base
    • Future-proof software-oriented updates via internet
    • Robust design for Professional Audio applications

Product Specifications

Condition New
Monitor Application Surround
Chassis 19-inch Rack-mount
Number of Inputs 24
Input Connectors AES/EBU DB25, BNC
Number of Outputs 32
Output Connectors AES/EBU DB25, Analog DB25, Analog XLR, BNC

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