Type R is a brand new, modular, expandable, IP-based radio system from Calrec Audio. It utilises standard networking hardware and soft panels which can be tailored to operator needs.

With a simple 2U core with integrated I/O resources, a single core can power up to three independent mixing environments. Whether used as independent studio consoles, microphone processors or utility mixing, the ability to use multiple mixing engines combined with the flexibility of the AES67 compatible network, provide all the power you will ever need.

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    • 3 x independent mixing environments on one single Core
    • Up to 48 physical faders on one surface
    • External Talkback microphone
    • 2 x stereo headphone outputs (1/4” TRS jack) I/O boxes
    • Multiple sample rates; operates at 44.1, 48 and 96kHz. All DSP facilities available at all sample rates.
    • Between 18 and 60 input channels per console
    • Up to 3 x (mono, stereo or 5.1) main outputs
    • Up to 8 x (mono, stereo or 5.1) groups
    • Up to 16 (mono or stereo) aux outputs
    • Full size 100mm faders
    • Up to 3 x (mono, stereo or 5.1) main outputs
    • Up to 8 x (mono, stereo or 5.1) groups
    • Up to 16 (mono or stereo) aux outputs
    • De-esser on all channels
    • Expander/gate/ducker a with sidechain EQ on all channels and groups
    • Automixer on every mono channel and group
    • Compressor/Limiter on all direct outputs & mix minus outputs
    • 1 x assignable direct output per channel/group
    • 1 x assignable mix minus output per channel/group
    • 1 x insert sends & return per channel/group/aux/main (mono, stereo or 5.1)
    • Dedicated monitor inserts available to console LS, studio 1 LS and misc LS
    • 2 x stereo mix minus buses
    • 1 x off-air stereo conference bus
    • 48 x external monitor/meter inputs
    • Unlimited VCA groups
    • 4 band full Parametric EQ + LF & HF filters with 12 or 24dB/octave slopes on every channel, group, aux and main
    • 5.4s Input Delay per Channel from a pool of 48 delay blocks
    • 5.4s Path Delay for every path from a pool of 48 delay blocks
    • 5.4s Output Delay per Output including Direct Outputs from a pool of 48 delay blocks
    • AoIP connectivity, including redundant connectivity for all I/O boxes
    • Integral 512² router
    • Up to 256 audio channels per AoIP port
    • 2U Core provides 4 x AES input ports, 4 x AES output ports,8 x channels of analogue mic/line input with 48v phantom power indication, 8 x channels of analogue line level output, 12 x GPI, 12 x GPO ports and 2 x stereo headphone outputs, with optional redundant AoIP boards1U
    • Combination I/O unit with the same I/O mix as the Core
    • 1U Analogue I/O unit which provides 16 x channels of analogue mic/line input with 48v phantom power indication, 16 x channels of analogue line level output, 6 x GPI and 6 x GPO ports
    • 1U Digital AES I/O unit which provides 8 x AES input ports with SRC indication, 8 x AES output ports, 6 x GPI and 6 x GPO ports