• CADAC Launching CDC eight

    CADAC Launching CDC eight

    UK - Cadac Holdings Ltd Luton, Beds. UK. CADAC is launching its new flagship digital live production console, the CDC eight at PLASA 2011, designed for high-end touring sound and fixed installation applications.

    The CDC eight offers a “high agility” user interface, accessed via two 24-inch 16:10 high definition LCD touch screens as well as another center-located 6-inch LCD touch screen to access the system control and automation.

    The CDC eight has a high I/O count for a desk at this price point, offering 128 input channels – expandable to 256 – and a standard 48 outputs. Two frame sizes offer 16 or 32 faders.

    Built upon the company’s latest generation proprietary DSP mix platform, processing power – as the name implies – is delivered by eight 32/40-bit floating-point SHARC processors.

    As with all CADAC desks, sound quality is paramount. A wide dynamic range, low noise mic pre-amp, specially developed ultra-low distortion EQ filters and analog emulating compressor algorithms, 24-bit/96 kHz Delta-Sigma AD/DA converters, and advanced EQ algorithm using proportional-Q techniques, combine to deliver a classic “CADAC sound” signal chain.

    “What really sets it apart – aside from the classic CADAC sound quality – is the user interface, which is truly of its time and totally intuitive to any audio engineer,” states CADAC sales development manager Vincenzo Borrelli.

    The company lists a price of GBP 45K for the CDC Eight.

    In addition, CADAC is branding its digital product range with the common CDC prefix, and as a result, the DM1600, launched at Prolight+Sound earlier this year, is renamed the CDC four.

    The “small format” digital wb_production console shares the same proprietary DSP genealogy and many of the same signal chain features, as its larger CDC eight sibling.

    It offers a potential 56-input channels with a less menu dependent operating system and highly intuitive user interface.


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