- Distribute and merge up to 10 Pro64 A-Net streams over Cat-5e or
- 8 EtherCon bidirectional Pro64 A-Net ports
- 2 100 Mbps Fast Ethernet
- Supports single- and multi-mode SFP fiber transceivers
- Supports redundant cable paths
universal power supply; IEC power connector
- Four-pin XLR Connector for optional
backup DC power
The MH10f Merger Hub features the same basic functionality as the MH10 Merger
Hub, but replaces ports 9 and 10 with 100 Mbps Fast Ethernet SFP slots which can be
outfitted with either single- or multi-mode fiber optic transceivers (available
separately; no SFP modules ship with the product). Gigabit (1 Gbps) SFP
transceivers are not supported.
Similar to a familiar Ethernet switch, but with
features and performance designed specifically for networking and distributing audio, the
MH10f offers unprecedented flexibility and simplicity in system design. The MH10f
features ten bidirectional A-Net? ports. Eight ports use EtherCon RJ45 connectors, while
the remaining two feature SFP slots.
In Pro64 systems running in Auto Mode,
the Merger Hub creates a single network stream which is redistributed out all ten ports.
This ensures that all 64 audio channels are available throughout the network, regardless
of the physical location of any audio input or output. Channels can be physically located
off any combination of the ten ports, even if they go through multiple Mergers.
In a Manual Mode system, the Merger Hub provides three preset configurations,
allowing users to optimize the way each point merges and distributes audio channels. Each
configuration preserves the bidirectionality of the system, even as inputs are separated
physically off various legs of a hub.
The MH10f can also be used to provide
the protection of a backup cable for main runs, as in a digital snake. The Merger Hub will
also merge Aviom's Virtual Data Cable? data, allowing Pro64 devices to send and share
control data effortlessly over long cable distances (up to 400ft/120m over Cat-5e
The MH10f features the security of a rear-panel four-pin
XLR connector for optional backup DC power.