The LynxTWO family of PCI cards were Lynx’s first 192 kHz audio products. Introduced in 2000, these three versatile cards offered 192 kHz analog audio and 96 kHz digital audio with world-class converters and time code synchronization on board. With performance that exceeds many stand-alone converters, LynxTWO has set the standard for signal purity, versatile synchronization, powerful hardware mixing, and extensibility to support a variety of multichannel formats including ADAT and multiple AES/EBU or SPDIF.
The three models offer different analog I/O configurations for versatility and ease of use. The basic LynxTWO-A model, with four analog inputs and outputs, is intended for general usage. LynxTWO-B, with two analog inputs and six analog outputs, is an excellent choice for playback of 5.1 audio or any application where six outputs are necessary, often precluding the need for a second or third card. With its six analog inputs and two analog outputs, the LynxTWO-C is an excellent choice for remote recording systems.
LynxTWO’s powerful 16-channel mixer allows extensive routing, control and metering with excellent visual reference. With the latest software, you can mix up to four inputs to any of 16 outputs. In addition to the inputs and outputs on the LynxTWO, the mixer incorporates program material from the optional LS-ADAT or LS-AES daughter cards or from Aurora converters.
With a design very similar to that of Lynx’s highly acclaimed Aurora converters, LynxTWO delivers near Aurora-quality specs and performance in the compact PCI card format. In fact, using the optional LynxTWO/Aurora Interface Kit, your LynxTWO can act as the computer interface and front end for the Aurora converter.
If you want the same audio quality of the LynxTWO, but only need two channels and do not need SMTPE capabilities, check out the L22.
200kHz sample rate / 100kHz analog bandwidth (Supported with all drivers)
+4dBu or -10dBV line levels selectable per channel pair
24-bit AES3 or S/PDIF I/O with full status and subcode support
Up to 8 LynxTWOs can be installed in one Windows computer; up to three in Macintosh computers
Sample rate conversion on digital input
Non-audio digital I/O support for Dolby Digital® and HDCD
32-channel / 32-bit digital mixer with 16 sub outputs
Multiple dither algorithms per channel
SMPTE time code reader and generator with MTC conversion
Composite video genlock
Word, 256 Word, 13.5MHz or 27MHz clock sync
Extremely low-jitter tunable sample clock generator
Dedicated clock frequency diagnostic hardware
Multiple-board audio data routing and sync
Two LStream™ ports support up to 16 additional I/O channels
Compatible with LStream modules for ADAT and AES/EBU standards
Zero-wait state, 16-channel, scatter-gather DMA engine
Windows 2000/XP/XPx64/Vista/Vista x64: MME, ASIO 2.0, WDM, DirectSound, Direct Kernel Streaming and GSIF
Macintosh OSX: CoreAudio (10.4)
Linux, FreeBSD: OSS
Optional LStream Expansion Modules: LS-ADAT and LS-AES
Interfaces with Aurora converters via LynxTWO/Aurora Interface Kit
Ships with audio and sync breakout cables, SPDIF adapter cables, CD ROM with manual, all drivers and sample software
Includes 6’ balanced XLR Audio breakout cable and Sync cable set (Digital, Word Clock and Time Code I/O); S/PDIF adapter cables
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