BLU-DA (BLU-DAN)

Dante™ / AES67 to BLU link Bridge / EN 54-16 Compliant for Life Safety Applications

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Formerly known as BLU-DAN

The Soundweb London BLU-DA offers Dante / AES67 audio and BLU link. This means that the BLU-DA can be used to ‘add’ Dante / AES67 to one or more BLU link devices.

The BLU-DA is configurable through HiQnet™ Audio Architect. A rich palette of logic objects and a “drag and drop” method of configuration provide a simple and familiar design environment.

The BLU-DA features Dante and AES67 audio. The BLU-DA is capable of simultaneously transmitting and receiving up to 64 channels of Dante or AES67 audio (64 x 64). Primary and Secondary ports are provided for fault tolerance. Control is through a separate Ethernet port. The BLU-DA also includes support for Dante 4.0 firmware for integration with Dante Domain Manager.

The BLU-DA also features BLU link, a low latency, fault tolerant digital audio bus of 256 channels, which uses standard Category 5e cabling giving a distance of 100m between compatible devices. Fiber media converters can be used to increase the distance between devices to over 40km.

A bi-directional locate function allows devices to be identified both from and within HiQnet Audio Architect.

The BLU-DA and the other members of the Soundweb London family provide the building blocks of the perfectly tailored system solution.

This signal processor is EN 54-16 Compliant for life safety applications.

Features

  • AES67 and Dante Audio with support for Dante Domain Manager
  • BLU link – 256 Channel, Low Latency, Fault Tolerant Digital Audio Bus
  • ‘Add’ Dante / AES67 to one or more BLU link devices
  • Clear Front Panel LED Indication
  • Bi-Directional Locate Functionality
  • HiQnet Device
  • Configuration, Control and Monitoring from HiQnet Audio Architect
  • 1RU, Half-Rack Device
  • AES67 Compatible
  • EN 54-16 Compliant for life safety applications

Downloads

  Version Language Size Uploaded
BLU-DA (BLU-DAN) Safety & Compliance Document-English
en updated: Nov 21, 2020
  en  319 KB Nov 21, 2020
BLU-DA (BLU-DAN) Cut Sheet
updated: Nov 22, 2020
    156 KB Nov 22, 2020
BLU-DA (BLU-DAN) Install Guide-English
en updated: Nov 21, 2020
  en  844 KB Nov 21, 2020
BLU-DA (BLU-DAN) CAD drawing front
updated: Nov 22, 2020
    683 KB Nov 22, 2020
BLU-DA (BLU-DAN) CAD drawing rear
updated: Nov 22, 2020
    1.95 MB Nov 22, 2020
Certifications
EN 54 Certification
updated: Oct 22, 2020
    48.7 KB Oct 22, 2020

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Specifications

Chassis Half rack (single space, half-width)
Dante yes
SWL Digital Audio Bus 256
RS-232 yes

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BLU-DA (BLU-DAN)

Dante™ / AES67 to BLU link Bridge / EN 54-16 Compliant for Life Safety Applications


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