CEDAR Audio

DNS 4 Dialogue Noise Suppressor

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DNS 4 Dialogue Noise Suppressor

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DNS 4 Dialogue Noise Suppressor
DNS 4 Dialogue Noise Suppressor
Your Price: $8,249.00 CDN
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The DNS 4 is the most advanced portable model in the DNS series. With its Hirose HR-10 power input and mini-XLRs for many connections, it takes up little more space than the industry-standard DNS 2 yet doubles the number of channels available.

It's incredibly fast and simple to use; the DNS algorithm requires nothing more than switching on the Learn function that identifies and adapts to the background noise, and then adjusting the amount of noise attenuation required. Not with standing this simplicity, it can achieve remarkable results. What's more, despite being so convenient that you can slip it into your pocket or equipment bag, it offers analogue line and ultra low-noise microphone inputs (the latter with optional 48V phantom powering), AES3/AES11 digital inputs, and both analogue and digital outputs. And, to increase its flexibility still further, it runs on 12V power so you can use it in the middle of a field as easily as in the studio or edit suite.

Retaining the near-zero latency of its predecessors, the DNS 4 is suitable for use in all situations - location recording, live-to-air broadcasting and live sound in venues such as theatres, concert halls, conferences venues and places of worship, as well as in the studio.

The dialogue noise suppressors that everyone uses everywhere!
CEDAR's dialogue noise suppression (DNS) technology is used on the highest quality productions and broadcasts to eliminate traffic noise, air conditioning, wind, rain, babble and general background noise from audio. It will help to compensate for unfavourable acoustic conditions and poor microphone placement, and will even suppress excessive reverberation.

It's used to clean up sound for film production, to suppress ambient noise for live broadcasting, to refresh sound libraries, and to enhance speech for audio forensic investigations. It's an industry standard that has earned a string of awards including an Emmy®, an Academy Award®, an IABM Award® and two Cinema Audio Society Awards.

Features
• Four channels of state-of-the-art noise suppression
• High-resolution 40-bit floating-point processing
• Near-zero latency to ensure that there's no loss of lip-sync
• Super-fast setup and control
• Small, light and eminently portable
• Runs on 12V power

Specifications
Impedance: 10kΩ
Nominal signal level (0dB gain): +4dBu
ADC line up (0dB gain): +4dBu : -20dBFS
Clipping level (0dB gain): +24dBu
Dynamic range (0dB gain): >102dB (AES17 unweighted)

Connectors
Channels 1&2: Balanced XLR3F
Channels 3&4: Balanced TA3 mini-XLR

Gain Ranges
Channels 1&2: -6dB to +54dB
Channels 3&4: 0dB to +20dB

Microphone Inputs
Connector: Balanced XLR3F
Impedance: 2kΩ
Gain range: 18dB to 78dB
ADC line up (36dB gain): -32dBu : -20dBFS
Dynamic range (36dB gain): >102dB (AES17 unweighted)

Phantom Power
Type: P48 (IEC61958)
Unloaded voltage: +48V + 4V
Current available: 10mA per microphone
Short circuit protection: Indefinite

AD/DA conversion
Format: 24-bit linear PCM
Sample rate (internal sync.): 48kHz
Sample rate (external sync.): 40kHz - 100kHz

Digital inputs
Connector: Balanced TA3 mini-XLR
Format: AES3 (IEC60958) or AES11 (DARS)
Sample rate sync range: 40kHz - 100kHz

Line outputs
Connector: Balanced TA3 mini-XLR
Nominal signal level: +4dBu
DAC line up: -20dBFS : +4dBu
Maximum output: +24dBu
Dynamic range: 96dB
Minimum load impedance: 600Ω
Short circuit protection: Indefinite

Digital outputs
Connector: Balanced TA3 mini-XLR
Format: AES3 (IEC60958)
Sample rate (internal sync): 48kHz (+50ppm)
Sample rate (external sync): locked to digital input

DSP
Type: Floating point
Resolution: 40-bit
Sample rates: 44.1kHz, 48kHz, 96kHz

Power Input
Voltage: 8V to 17.5V (nominal 12V)
Connector: Hirose 4-pin HR10 (pin1 -, pin4 +)
Reverse polarity protection: Indefinite
Over-voltage protection: Indefinite, up to 50V
Max power consumption @ 12V: 15W

Power Adaptor
Input voltage: 85VAC - 260VAC, 50 - 60Hz
Input power: 15W
Input connector: UK/US/EU
Output voltage: 12V
Output connector: Hirose 4-pin HR10 (pin1 -, pin4 +)

Physical
Dimensions: 185 x 130 x 45 mm
Weight: 750 grams

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