Nova73 HD

Router for medium-size and larger installations

Set up, connect, and switch on. Anyone who chooses a Nova73 HD has clearly decided for cutting-edge technology, absolute serviceability and an easy-to-operate user interface. The HD technology offers everything you would expect from a modern router — 96kHz operation, Dolby-E compatibility, and clock-synchronised switching to video frames or internal DSP. But what makes the Nova73 HD really special is that all its features are deliberately designed to be easy to use — an enormous advantage both in day-to-day operation, during installation and maintenance.

Nova73 HD features

In terms of performance, what makes Nova73 HD so persuasive is its massive potential of up to 8,192 inputs/outputs, available via RAVENNA, AES3, MADI and SDH/STM-1interfaces but all in a compact 10U package. In terms of configuration and user friendliness, Nova73 HD features a hot-plug capability and online configuration that even allows you to expand and change the system during live broadcasts. In terms of security, Lawo’s STAR² technology provides maximum redundancy and fail-safe operation. When it comes to performance and reliability, all the facts speak in favour of Nova73 HD.

More advantages

  • Flexible modular platform, scalable up to 8,192 mono channels
  • Enormous interface versatility via I/O system DALLIS with fibre-optic infrastructure and with direct ATM/SDH connection
  • Easy maintenance management thanks to a graphic interface and the possibility of on-air configuration
  • Unique Dual Self-Healing Star topology possible

Serial individuality.

Tailor-made solutions for large audio distribution systems.
High availability and reliability, great scalability and flexibility: Networks of Lawo Nova routers  enable efficient installation and operation of very large routing systems which are geographically far away from one another. By networking Lawo matrices, a nearly unlimited scalability can be achieved. Another benefit: The Nova network allows direct usage of public networks.

The most important highlights of networked Nova systems.

With Lawo you benefit from having a partner who understands your requirements to their very core. And who provides you with a comprehensive service for solutions from one source and a technology which also meets the highest of demands. That, for instance, means: thanks to networking matrixes, a nearly unlimited scalability can be achieved. Whether it is an entire radio station or temporary distribution system at a football world cup - your routing system can be adapted to your growing demands and is perfectly equipped for the tasks of the years ahead – an important point, also with regard to value retention and investment security.

Specifications

Performance features

  • Configurable without interruption of operation
  • Integrated signal processing
  • Mono routing
  • Transparent transfer (Dolby-E compatible)
  • Clock-synchronised switching
  • 96kHz enabled
  • Operating voltage 85 V to 265 V AC, 47 Hz to 63 Hz

Mechanik

  • 19” / 10RU mounting frame
  • Dual-star backplane (STAR² architecture)
  • 2 slots for central modules
  • 16 slots for I/O modules
  • Active ventilation, temperature surveillance
  • Integrated power supply 85...265 V AC / 47...63 Hz
  • Active modules are hot-pluggable and accessible from the front
  • Weight: 21 kg (incl. red. PSU)

Modules

  • Router 8192x8192 mono

  • I/O modules for RAVENNA, MADI, SDH/STM-1 and AES3

  • DALLIS I/O system for decentralised structures and further interfaces

Interfaces

DALLIS breakout boxes for decentralized structures and additional interfaces

  • Analogue Mic/Line (transformer or electronically balanced)
  • Headphones (incl. VCA interface)
  • AES/EBU (AES3)
  • MADI (AES10)
  • RAVENNA AoIP
  • SDH / STM-1
  • 3G/HD/SD SDI (embedded audio) with SRC
  • ADAT® mit SRC
  • Data transfer via RS422, RS232, MIDI
  • GPI (Opto-couplers, relays, VCA)
  • IP-Codec

Transparent transmission (Dolby® E compatible)

Synchronisation

  • Sampling rates 48/44.1 kHz and 96/88.2 kHz
  • Possible clock sources: Wordclock, RAVENNA, AES3, Video, MADI or ATM/SDH

  • Additional internal generator
  • Clock output with current system clock

  • Complies with AES11 Grade 2

Integrated signal processing

Integrated signal processing (DSP) with Gain/Phase, Balance, Mono Mixing and Silence Detect. Optionally also with:

  • EQ (parametric or graphic)
  • Dynamic units (Gate, AGC, Compressor, Limiter)
  • Delay (up to 10s)
  • Summing matrix (64 x 64 channels)
  • Timed faders
  • Signal monitoring

Control

  • Control and configuration software included
  • Comprehensive control protocol Remote MNOPL (TCP/IP)
  • Integrated web server and SNMP for system diagnosis
  • Remote maintenance via VPN (ISDN available as option)

Redundancy

(optional)

  • Redundant router card
  • Redundant I/O modules (configurable)
  • Double ports (depending on module)
  • Redundant link with the I/O-system DALLIS
  • Phase-redundant power supply
  • DSHS topology possible

 

Subject to change without prior notice, no responsibility is taken for the correctness of the details provided.

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