Dangerous Music CONVERT-8


Dangerous Music CONVERT-8

Elevate your multi-channel digital-to-analog conversion with the CONVERT-8. Designed for professionals tracking, mixing, or mastering in any format from stereo to Atmos, this converter ensures that every channel in your analog rig receives powerful lows, articulate mids, and transcendent highs. Compatible with ADAT and other digital signals, the CONVERT-8 integrates seamlessly into any setup, empowering you to create spacious, three-dimensional soundscapes that only real analog summing can achieve.

Key Features

  • Superior Conversion Technology: Utilizes cutting-edge digital technology coupled with an analog circuit designed by Chris Muth, delivering a sound that is open, articulate, and powerful from top to bottom.
  • Optimized for Multiple Formats: Ready for anything from standard stereo to 5.1 and Atmos, making it ideal for modern production demands.
  • Chris Muth’s Analog Expertise: Incorporates finely tuned analog technology developed by a legend in mixing and mastering engineering, ensuring a natural, powerful sound.
  • Advanced Jitter Reduction: Features the customized JetPLL ultra-low jitter technology, providing a clean and stable digital audio environment.
  • Flexible Connectivity: Offers multiple digital inputs, including USB, AES/SPDIF, ADAT, and Optical SPDIF (TOSLINK), for versatile studio integration.
  • Automatic Sample Rate Detection: Ensures the converter always matches the input signal’s sample rate for optimal sound quality.

Detailed Information & Delightful Inspiration

The CONVERT-8 goes beyond just transparency; its sound is so open and three-dimensional that it is often described as the most natural sounding converter ever heard. Whether you are working in tracking, mixing, or mastering, the CONVERT-8 offers a reliable and inspiring sonic experience.

Your New Master Clock

Utilize the CONVERT-8’s ultra-low jitter clock to synchronize all the digital gear in your studio, enhancing overall audio performance and reducing sonic fatigue.

Elegant Features

Designed for straightforward use, the CONVERT-8 features simple, clearly labeled controls for instant input calibration, input switching, and sample rate detection, all accessible from the front panel for maximum ease of use.

  • Signal to Noise Ratio (A-weighted, 20Hz to 20kHz): < 114dB
  • Signal to Noise Ratio (unweighted, 20Hz to 20kHz): < 113dB
  • Dynamic Range (A-weighted, 20Hz to 20kHz): < 114dB
  • Dynamic Range (unweighted, 20Hz to 20kHz): < 113dB
  • THD+N (1kHz, unweighted, 20Hz to 20kHz, +4dBu out): < 94.5dB (0.00188%)
  • THD+N (1kHz, unweighted, 20Hz to 20kHz, +22dBu out): < 106.5dB (0.00048%)
  • Frequency Response (@ 96kHz sample rate): DC to 20kHz: +0, -0.25dB; DC to 30kHz: +0, -0.5dB; DC to 40kHz: +0, -1.0dB
  • Jitter: 16ps (100Hz to 40kHz), 18ps (100Hz to 1MHz)
  • Crosstalk Rejection: > 114dB @ 1kHz
  • Replacement Fuses: USA 2 amp slo-blow for 120V; Europe 1 amp slo-blow for 240V
  • Warranty: Free 2 year extended warranty with online registration; Standard Warranty: 90 days parts and labor, subject to inspection. Does not include damage incurred through abusive operation or modifications/attempted repair by unauthorized technicians.