+ Console

  • Modular console with eight layers
  • Audio channels are freely assignable to channel strips
  • Fast access to two pre-selected layers per channel strip
  • Central channel panel provides full parameter overview
  • Master section for monitoring, automation, Logic Control and communication

+ - User Interface

  • 12 encoders with LED arcs and 14 illuminated keys per channel strip
  • OLED display per channel strip for channel name and layer assignment
  • Dedicated controls in the central panels for direct access to mixing functions with dual concentric encoders, keys and graphic TFT displays

+ - Inputs and Outputs

  • I/O routing control using the NEXUS GUI
  • Multiple routing paths can be stored on the NEXUS
  • Channel labels are freely editable in the NEXUS control program
  • Label acquisition from external automation systems 

+ - Solo/PFL

  • Selectable monitoring modes for PFL and solo
  • Fader-controlled PFL switching (backstop PFL)

+ - Project Configuration

  • All settings may be saved in project files
  • SD cards are supported as removable media for storing console projects
  • Basic template projects supplied (adaptable using the AURATUS offline editor)

+ - Control

  • Input-channel stereo linking (including dynamics key signals)
  • 8 freely assignable master/slave groups with selectable functions
  • 8 freely assignable link groups with selectable functions
  • 8 freely assignable mute groups
  • Switchable VCA mode for faders
  • Spill function for all link types (incl. stereo)
  • Aux/N–1 to fader function (incl. mute) for quick and intuitive access

+ - Displays and Indicators

  • Level and dynamics displays on the TFT-screen segment of each channel strip
  • Graphic EQ curve and pan position display per channel strip
  • Dynamics module curve view per channel strip
  • Bus routing (including pre/post, mute and control groups per channel strip
  • Touch-controlled information pop-up window on the channel-strip TFT screen for displaying numeric values of recently adjusted mixing parameters
  • Permanent level metering of all channels on the central TFT screen
  • Further graphical display areas with characteristics curves on the master section TFT screen
  • Label acquisition from NEXUS inputs (optional)

+ - Automation

  • Snapshot automation with 99 snapshots per project
  • Stores full or partial snapshots to SD card as part of a project
  • Isolate function protects individual settings from being overwritten when loading snapshots
  • Remote control of selected parameters using external control protocols

+ - N–1 (Mix Minus) System

  • Comprehensive, integrated N–1 system
  • All Input, group, and summing channels supported as sources
  • 8 subscribers per conference
  • Fader-controlled Pre/Post switching via the additional “off-air matrix” 

+ - Logic Control

  • Many AURATUS parameters are integrated into the flexible and comprehensive NEXUS Logic Control system
  • Audio-follows-video function includes remote-controlled dynamics
  • Fader-on-backstop function can be queried
  • 40 freely configurable user keys in the central master section
  • Freely configurable display areas on the central TFT screen
  • Control and query functions for both timers

+ Audio - Formats

  • Multichannel and/or stereo system, including multichannel monitoring, solo functions and pan controls
  • Simultaneous stereo and multichannel mixing supported
  • Freely available independent downmix channel for format conversion (5.1 to stereo)

+ - NEXUS I/Os

  • Uses the NEXUS audio-network resources for I/O interfacing
  • Scaleable from a compact Base Device to large networks
  • Excellent microphone A/D converters
  • Microphone inputs: 32-bit TrueMatch A/D, > 158 dB (A) dynamic range
  • Line inputs: 24-bit TrueMatch A/D, 133 dB (A) dynamic range (typical)
  • Line outputs: 24-bit D/A, 131 dB (A) dynamic range (typical) @ 24 dBu
  • Digital audio formats: AES/EBU, AES 42 and S/PDIF, MADI, ADAT, TDIF, SD-SDI and HD-SDI, Dolby E®, Dante Audio over IP 

+ - Input Channels

  • 54 x input channels (46 channels when groups are configured)
  • 1 x talkback channel
  • 6 x downmix inputs
  • 8 x summing-bus inputs
  • 2 x talkback inputs 

+ - Buses

  • 8 x N–1 buses
  • 8 x aux buses
  • 8 x summing buses
  • 8 x group buses (optional)
  • The multichannel configuration option is set in the AURATUS offline editor 

+ - Monitoring Channels and Buses

  • 1 x 5.1 monitoring channel (2.0 monitoring channel in stereo mode)
  • 1 x stereo channel (“Play Back Channel”)
  • 1 x 5.1 solo bus (stereo bus in stereo mode)
  • 1 x stereo PFL bus 

+ - Metering on the NEXUS

  • 8 × 96 I/O meters available using the configurable MultiMeter PC software
  • EBU R128 compliant loudness metering for inputs and outputs using the configurable Master Monitor PC software