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Marian Trace 8
« on: October 27, 2014, 01:44:42 AM »

TRACE 8 is an audio/MIDI system, developed to meet highest demands on sound, latency, features and reliability. The TRACE 8 provides eight analog inputs and eight balanced analog outputs with up to 192 kHz. The compact PCI card includes also three MIDI-Outputs and one MIDI input with 16 channels each. Marian offers an optional wordclock input.

All I/Os are balanced (6,3 TRS jacks on an external cable adapter), but work unbalanced as well. The card automatically operates with the right level after connecting a balanced or unbalanced cable.
The analog inputs and outputs provide an elaborate analog converter technology, which ensures superb audio values with a maximum dynamic and a signal to noise ratio up to 113 dB(A) with a level of up to 15 dBu.

The main characteristic of the TRACE series is the newly developed high speed hardware architecture, which guarantees data transfers with ultra low latencies and practically without CPU load. Besides the hardware integrated DSP mixer with Total Recall the Trace 8 provides the card-spanning TDM-Sync-Bus connecting several MARIAN cards to one synchronous main system and allowing the free routing of audio channels within all TRACE cards in this system.

Like every member of the TRACE-series, the Trace 8 is characterized by an easy installation and it`s steadily controlled high quality of manufacturing. Marian grants a five year warranty on every member of the TRACE family

    Analog Inputs

    8 x 6,3 TRS jack, balanced
    Impedance: 10 kOhm
    Input level: max. +15 dBu
    SNR AD @ 192 kHz: 105 dB / 108 dB(A)
    THD+N @ -3 dBFS: < 0,002 % / < -94 dB
    Cross-talk attenuation: > 100 dB

    Analog Output

    8 x 6,3 TRS jack, balanced
    Impedance: 75 Ohm
    Output level:
    max. +15 dBu
    DA output leveling from von -48 dB auf 0 dB
    SNR DA @ 96kHz: 113 dB(A)
    THD+N @ -1 dBFS: < 0,001% / < -100 dB
    Cross-talk attenuation: > 110 dB
    Frequency response @ 48 kHz: -0,5 db 20 Hz to 22 kHz
    Frequency response @ 96 kHz: -0,5 db 20 Hz to 44 kHz
    Frequency response @192kHz: -1 db 20 Hz to 61 kHz

    opt. Wordclock-/Superclock input

    BNC connector
    Input 10 kOhm - software adjustable termination to 75 Ohm
    Input response: 1 Vss - 5,6 Vss
    DC-Offset free; Schmitt trigger input; overvoltage protection

    Synchronisation sources

    opt. Wordclock Input
    Master or Slave mode

Driver Suite
Windows™ 64 bit
    Windows™ XP/Vista/7/8
    Windows™ Server 2003/2008/2008.R2/2012
    WDM Audio, DirectSound, MME, ASIO 2.2, Advanced Multi-Client Support

Windows™ 32 bit
    Windows™ 2000/XP/Vista/7/8
    Windows™ Server 2003/2008
    WDM Audio, DirectSound, MME, ASIO 2.1, Advanced Multi-Client Support

Apple Mac OS X
    Core Audio
    Version 10.4 (Tiger)
    Version 10.5 (Leopard)
    Version 10.6 (Snow Leopard)
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