Products // Clarity Audio™ 16X16


Best in class features


Volume, Balance, Bass, Treble and 5 Band Equalizer control of analog AND digital audio.

Volume range: +24dB to -99.5dB, and full mute (-115dB), with 0.5dB step resolution.

Master volume to control all zones simultaneously (+24dB to -99.5dB), and full mute.

Tone / EQ ranges: +20dB to -20dB, with 0.5dB step resolution.

Gain settings (+/-24dB) for each input, separate gains available for digital and analog.

Zone settings (+/-24dB) for each zone.

Lip sync delay from 0 to 170ms, per zone and/or per input.

Audio format conversion: Digital audio is automatically converted to analog audio.

Both analog and digital audio is available simultaneously on the outputs.

8 coax digital inputs and 8 optical digital inputs w/auto conversion to coax, and analog audio, for easy integration with cable boxes.


TCP/IP, Bi-directional RS-232.

TCP/IP and RS-232 share the same protocol.

Analog Audio

Freq. Response: 5Hz-20KHz @ +/-0.5dB

S.N. Ratio: > 85dB, 5Hz-20KHz unweighted

Input impedance: 10K ohms:

Digital Audio

S/PDIF Inputs: 8 Coax, 8 Optical (w/ auto conversion)

S/PDIF Outputs: 8 Coax

Transfer Rates: 13.2Mb/S

Audio Modes: PCM,DD5.1,DTS,All modes

Coax Input Levels: 200mV-7.0V (PC card compatible)

Coax Output Level: 500mV nominal into 75 ohms


Serial Port: 19200 or 9600 8N1, USB Cable
K.I.S.S.™, Upgradable Firmware

TCP/IP: Full Duplex 10Mbps
K.I.S.S.™, Raw TCP/IP Socket


Power Req.: 32 Watts

Mains Voltage: 100V-240V, 50Hz-60Hz, auto-sensing

Power Supply: Standard 3 prong IEC C14 connector

Dimensions: 17"W x 9.75"D x 3.375"H (feet add 0.25")


  • 4U
  • 17" rackmount chassis
  • Integrated rack ears

3 year advanced shipment

Data Sheet


Firmware - Version 1.05

Version History

Control Files

Control4 - Version 1.02

Control4 - Version 1.02 (no disconnect)