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The Sonifex AVN-AO16 audio converter and interface converts up to sixteen analogue outputs from the Dante Audio-over-IP networking standard. This cost effective 1U rack-mount unit offers an easy solution for AV professionals and system integrators. It is simple to configure and operate, with all set-up done via the standard Dante Controller software and power via PoE (Power Over Ethernet).

All analogue outputs are on high-quality Neutrik XLR connectors and there are front panel status/confidence LEDs for POE, Link, and Clock.

  • 16 x balanced analogue outputs on XLR.
  • 1 x RJ45 Dante connector (1 Gb/s Ethernet Port).
  • POE, Link, and Clock LED status indicators.
  • Configuration using Dante Controller.
  • AES67 operation & Dante Domain Manager compliant.
  • Powered by PoE.
  • 1U 19” rack-mount form factor.

Audio Output Performance Specifications

ParameterLine Output
Output Impedance:<50Ω balanced
0dBFS line-up:+18dBu balanced
Frequency Response:20Hz to 20kHz, +0/-0.5dB (600Ω load, ref 1kHz)
THD+N:<-110dBFS, -30dBFS, 20Hz to 20kHz, 20kHz BW
Noise (Mic=EIN):-100dBFS, 20kHz BW
Crosstalk :<100dB

Balanced Line Output XLR Pinout

1Chassis Ground
2Output Positive
3Output Negative


Sample Rate:44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 176.4kHz, 192kHz
Encoding:PCM 16, PCM 24, PCM 32

Equipment Type

AVN-AO16:16 Output Dante® Interface, PoE

Physical Specification

Dimensions (Raw):48cm (W) x 11cm (D) x 4.3cm (H)(1U) 19” (W) x 4.3” (D) x 1.7” (H)
Weight:Nett: 1.8kg Nett: 3.3lbs
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Tech Support

2-Year Warranty


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