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Bridge-IT XTRA

Affordable, High Quality STL or Multi-point IP Audio

From: Tieline

Features

-Suitable for point-to-point and multi-point IP connections over IP networks including WANs like the internet.
-EBU N/ACIP Tech 3326 compatibility over IP
-Linear audio with a suite of high quality broadcast algorithms as standard, including Opus, aptX® Enhanced, AAC-LC, AAC-HE v.1 and AAC-HE v.2, AAC-LD, AAC--ELD

Overview
The 1RU Bridge-IT XTRA is a cost effective, high-performance, point-to- point and multi-point stereo IP audio codec with all the features of the Bridge-IT IP codec and more!

Bridge-IT XTRA includes dual power supplies, front and rear panel stereo headphone sockets, 4 GPIO in/outs and aptX® Enhanced as standard. It also includes SD/SDHC card audio backup.

IP Audio Applications
Bridge-IT XTRA is capable of transporting audio streams reliably, simply and effectively over IP data networks such as wired and wireless LANs, WANs, the internet, satellite IP, Wi-MAX and Wi-Fi. It is perfect for:

Studio-to-Transmitter Link (STL) applications
Studio-to-Studio Links
IP Multi-unicasting
IP multicasting on compatible IP networks
Simple remote broadcast links
Affordable IP Audio
Bridge-IT XTRA is inexpensive and allows broadcasters to expand their IP network at a fraction of the cost of competing IP codecs without compromising on broadcast quality features. Unlike most low cost IP audio codecs, Bridge-IT XTRA has all the broadcast input connectors you would expect on a full-featured codec. Simultaneous analog and digital AES/EBU audio outputs are provided on XLR connectors and it includes front and rear panel ¼” (6.35mm) stereo headphone outputs.
  
Simple to use...
Compare Bridge-IT XTRA’s superior programming functionality and simple user interface with other low cost 1RU codecs. Bridge-IT XTRA features a full hardware front panel interface including navigation buttons, LCD display, PPM metering and dialing key pad. It can also be configured and controlled remotely using the Toolbox web-GUI interface.

Broadcast Multiple Connections
Multicast stereo audio over compatible networks to unlimited end-points, or send up to 6 stereo multi-unicast audio streams over WANs like the internet.

Algorithms
Bridge-IT XTRA comes with 16 or 24bit, 48kHz linear audio for crystal clear, low-latency uncompressed sound. Standard broadcast algorithms available include:

Opus
AAC-LC and AAC-HE v.1 and v.2
AAC-LD, AAC-ELD
aptX® Enhanced
MPEG Layer 2
Tieline Music (15kHz)
Tieline MusicPLUS (22kHz) which delivers stereo audio with 20 ms encode delay at 96Kbps, offering huge savings on your data bills.
G.711 (u-law and a-law) G.722
MP3 playback from an SD/SDHC card
Compatibility
Bridge-IT XTRA will connect to any SIP-enabled IP codec brand with industry standard algorithms like Opus, AAC-LC, AAC-HE, AAC-LD, AAC-ELD, MPEG Layer 2, G.711 & G.722. Bridge-IT XTRA is also EBU N/ACIP Tech 3326 compatible using SIP for connecting to other codec brands and devices. It is also internet/satellite streaming and HD radio compatible.

Audio Backup
Insert an SD/SDHC card with MP3 or linear backup audio and Bridge-IT XTRA will automatically play out the audio if your IP service fails.

Remote Control Interfaces
4 control inputs and outputs (DB-15) are provided and the ToolBox web-GUI enables custom control of relay functionality and ancillary RS232 data connections.

Features:

-Suitable for point-to-point and multi-point IP connections over IP networks including WANs like the internet.
-EBU N/ACIP Tech 3326 compatibility over IP
-Linear audio with a suite of high quality broadcast algorithms as standard, including Opus, aptX® Enhanced, AAC-LC, AAC-HE v.1 and AAC-HE v.2, AAC-LD, AAC--ELD

-Tieline's loss-tolerant MusicPLUS algorithm provides up to 22 kHz stereo audio quality with 20ms coding delay at bit rates as low as 96kbps - making it ideal for today's IP and 3G networks.
-Tieline Music can deliver up to 15 kHz FM quality mono audio at bit-rates as low as 24Kbps, with only 20 milliseconds encoding delay.
-G.711 (u-law and a-law) G.722, MPEG Layer 2, MP3 playback from an SD/SDHC card
-SmartStream IP software automatically manages jitter buffering, forward error correction and packet repair.
-Full hardware front panel interface including navigation, LCD display, PPM metering and dialing key pad.
-Web GUI for programming codec functionality and RS232 data connections.
-Broadcast quality analog XLR inputs/outputs.
-XLR digital AES/EBU input/output.
-Simultaneous analog and digital AES/EBU audio outputs.
-Onboard SDHC card slot for automatic audio failover.
-¼” (6.35mm) stereo headphone output on front and rear panels.
-Dual redundant IEC power sockets.
-4 relay inputs and 4 opto-isolated outputs plus RS-232 for local and remote control of equipment at either end of your codec link.
USB slave connection for codec configuration.


Buy today and receive:

-Point-to-point bidirectional mono or stereo IP audio.
-The ability to send up to 6 stereo multi-unicast connections over LANs and WANs like the internet.
-Multicasting to unlimited numbers of codecs across compatible IP networks.
-High quality low-delay linear audio.
-Wide selection of low delay, high quality algorithms.
-EBU N/ACIP Tech 3326 compatibility over IP and can connect to any SIP-enabled IP codec.
-Simultaneous analog and digital AES/EBU outputs.
-Automatic SD/SDHC card backup for connection fail over.
-Web-GUI for remote control and configuration.
-Tieline’s SmartStream technology for maintaining reliable IP streaming

  • Weight:1.6 lb

  • Shipping Dimensions:19” x 1.75” x 6.42 cm