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Momentum Digtal Snake System

The Momentum digital snake system by Pro Co is designed to replace traditional analog audio wiring anywhere audio distribution is needed. By capturing audio at the source, converting it to digital audio and distributing it over a standard Ethernet network, many of the difficulties in executing the increasingly complicated audio systems of today can be simplified. By reducing the amount of field terminations, installation becomes less time consuming. Texas Instrument, Burr Brown mic preamps and Cirrus Logic digital converters provide a platform that is as close to analog as possible without the inherent problems that are associated with traditional wiring.

Flexibility and expandability are enhanced through the use of eight channel modules for both inputs and outputs. Signal routing becomes as easy as clicking a button. You can place inputs and outputs anywhere the network. Also digital interfaces will be available for seamless system integration into many of the major brand formats.

New for Momentum, a matrix mix engine output unit for use as a personal monitor system or distributed audio mixer capable of 4 stereo or eight mono mixes using any 32 inputs that are available on the momentum network.

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Input Module: mi8

Resolution: 24 bit, 48/96 kHz
Input Impedance: 2k Ohms, balanced
Input Gain
Mic Level : 10-60dB, 1dB steps
Line Level: 0dB
Pad: -20dBu
Maximum Input, no pad : +7dBu
Maximum Input, with pad: +27dBu
Dynamic Range: 110dB, minimum
Crosstalk: <-100dB at 1 kHz
Frequency Response: 20-20kHz, +/-0.05dB


Output Module: mo8

Resolution: 24 bit, 48/96 kHz
Output Impedance: 300-600 ohms, balanced
Output Level: +7dBu
Noise Floor: <-115dBu 150ohm source impedance
Dynamic Range: 110dB, minimum
Crosstalk: <-100dB at 1 kHz
Frequency Response: 20-20kHz, +/-0.05dB

I/O Module: md16ae

Resolution: 24 bit, 48/96 kHz
Digital Audio I/O:
16 inputs, 16 outputs
Digital Audio Connectors:
Tascam® Compatible DB25 Connectors
Clock Sources:
External (via Word Clock In) Momentum Clock, or AES3
(via CH1 and CH2 of the AES3 input)
External Clock Interface:
BNC Word Clock In and Out
Word Clock Input Sensitivity:
0.2 to 5Vp-p
Word Clock Output:
75 ohms/70K ohms
Jitter Attenuation:
Below AES3 Jitter Transfer Function Mask

Network Specifications

Standard Gigabit Ethernet Protocol (100 meters maximum distance)
Power Over Ethernet (PoE) 802.3af Compliant (50 meters max distance)
Up to 256 total active system inputs at 48K or 96K
Onboard memory and programming
0.315 ms A/A latency 96K sampling (no DSP)
0.630 ms A/A latency 48K sampling (no DSP)
1.00 ms A/A latency 48K sampling (with DSP)
Open UDP Ethernet communication for 3rd party control



Product Information Sheets


PDFMomentum mi8

PDFMomentum mo8

Momentum md16ae

PDFMomentum mo8me

PDFMomentum mrc


PDFMomentum mcy