The SSL ‘MADI Opti-Coax’ is a handy format converter box designed to convert up to 64 audio channels bi-directionally (64 IN & 64 OUT) between the MADI Optical and MADI Coaxial formats. Its front panel is equipped with one set of MADI Coaxial input & output connectors and one set of MADI BNC input & output connectors. The rear panel features a two pin connector for the internal power supply.
Conversion takes place in real time with no latency and no audio degradation. In addition to simple format conversion MADI Opti Coax can be used to extend cable distance coverage from 50m for the MADI Coax format to 2km for the MADI Optical format. MADI Opti-Coax is housed within a rugged all metal case and is extremely simple to use.