Order Number: F.01U.101.233

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NetMax 300 MIPS Digital Matrix Controller

  • Full IRIS-Net supervision, control, and scheduling
  • Comprehensive 32-channel routing and mixing
  • Huge range of DSP filters, EQ, dynamics, and delays
  • FIR-Drive loudspeaker optimization
  • 300 MIPS internal processing
  • Up to 1000 MIPS of processing power available per unit
  • 115 dB dynamic range for clean, quiet sound
  • Internal 48-bit processing for outstanding audio fidelity
  • Auto-compiling DSP engine with ultra-low fixed latency
  • Modular architecture with hardware expansion slots  
  • Fully-programmable analog and digital GPIO support
  • Support for Ethernet, RS-232, USB, and CAN
  • CobraNet and Dante audio networking options


Audio Network CobraNet CM-1 Module (optional)
CAN Bus Interface 2 x RJ-45
Cooling Left-to-right, 3-stage fan

Data Format 24 Bit linear A/D and D/A conversion, 48 Bit processing
Depth 15" (381mm)
FIR-Drive Yes
GPIO Control Ports 2 x 6-pole Euro block4 Control Inputs (analog 0 - 10 V / logic control)3 Control Outputs (Relay contact to ground) 1 Fault Output (NC Relay contact) 3 Reference Outputs (+5 V / +10 V/ GND)
Height 3.47" (88.1mm)
Internal Processing 2 DSPs Standard (150 MHz, 300 MIPS)1 DSP per Audio Module (100 MHz, 100 MIPS)DSP-1 Extension Module optional (+300 MIPS)
Network Control (IRIS-Net) Yes
Network Interface Ethernet-10/100 MBit/s, RJ-45
Power Consumption 90 W max. (incl. 2 x AI-1, 2 x AO-1, 1 x CM-1 modules)
Power Supply 100 - 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
Sample Rate 48 kHz internal
Serial Interface 2 Ports, 9pin D-Sub female (Remote Control)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (A-weighted) 115dB
Total Harmonic Distortion 0.005%
Weight Net 16.25lbs (7.37kg)
Width 19.02" (483mm)

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Name Language Size Date
Speaker & Electronics Catalog EN 18.91MB Jun 10, 2015
IRIS-NET/NetMax Catalog EN 5.46MB Dec 26, 2007
NetMax Digital Matrix Brochure EN 5.46MB Feb 13, 2009
Name Language Size Date
NetMax N8000 Engineering Data Sheet EN 334KB Jan 27, 2014
Name Language Size Date
Northlands Convention Centre PS Aug09 EN 818KB Aug 11, 2009
Name Language Size Date
EV NetMax N8000 Parser Documentation EN 244KB Mar 17, 2011
KT DN8000 Digital Parameters EN 67KB Feb 22, 2006
N8000 Owner's Manual EN 1.54MB Aug 22, 2008
Using External Control Modules with the NetMax Control Ports EN 228KB Mar 17, 2011
Name Language Size Date
FIR Drive Technology EN 865KB Jan 22, 2014
PA Bible 09: Mixing for the Live Performance EN 316KB Dec 26, 2007
Safely Driving Your Sound System EN 234KB Oct 9, 2009

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