Digiface Dante

256-Channel 192 kHz USB Audio Interface

Digiface Dante

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Digiface Dante

256-Channel 192 kHz USB Audio Interface

The Digiface Dante is a lightweight, portable audio interface, combining Dante network connectivity and features with everything that RME is famous for: USB 3, MADI, TotalMix FX and outstanding options in both USB and stand-alone operation.

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Connectivity and Features

Connectivity and Features

RME USB 3.0

1 x Phones Output

TotalMix FX

ARC USB

Word Clock I/O

2 x Gigabit Ethernet (802.3 compliant)

1 x MADI I/O coaxial

Audinate’s Dante protocol combines with the industry-renowned reliability of RME Audio devices

Dante is an audio over IP protocol by Audinate. The Digiface Dante is a USB 3.0 from/to Dante interface, adding an external and fully mobile option to the internally used Dante PCIe card. Digiface Dante uses RME's matured MADIface Series driver for Windows and macOS, with lowest latency and industry leading stability. Equipped with the latest TotalMix FX it can not only route, but also mix as many independent submixes as outputs are available. The included high quality phones output offers a quick listen to any audio channel, but can also be used as line output to provide an additional analog stereo mixdown. Equipped with the largest Dante module 64 channel can be send and received via network.

RME Audio AVB & Dante Solutions

AVB & Dante Network Solutions by RME Audio

RME made the two BNC sockets for word clock I/O switchable to MADI I/O, with up to 64 channels. The total sum of Dante and MADI, 128 channels, are transferred via USB 3.0 and handled via both Dante control software and RME's TotalMix FX, for full and struggle-free control of all audio.

Explore new Ways to transport Audio

Equipped with two banks of redundant network ports, the Digiface Dante is more than just an audio interface. It also offers the functionality of a switch, connecting up to 4 network lines, removing the need for further switches to distribute and collect network lines, or offers redundancy operation with 2-port connectivity for both the primary and secondary network.

Used without USB the Digiface Dante automatically turns into a 64-channel Dante / MADI converter. The analog stereo output can be preconfigured to send out a mix of exactly those channels that are needed. Full network redundancy and switch functionality are also available. With USB bus power operation and an external power supply connection a stable and redundant power supply is ensured. As Dante has become AES67 compatible, the Digiface Dante supports another format on the network side for even greater flexibility and more applications.

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TotalMix FX and TotalMix Remote

Like all the latest RME interfaces, the Digiface Series also includes the powerful digital real-time mixer TotalMix FX. It allows for practically unlimited mixing and routing operations, with all inputs and playback channels simultaneously, to any hardware outputs.

TotalMix Remote

The Digiface Series includes a dedicated Control Room section with Talkback, Main/Phones, fader groups, mute groups, complete remote controllability via Mackie or OSC protocol, and much more. The Digiface Series does not support DSP based effects (FX) like EQ or reverb.

Additionally RME’s latest software, TotalMix Remote, enhances the power of RME interfaces by enabling remote control via iOS, PC or Mac. With a straightforward set up process — simply enter the IP address of the computer you would like to control with TotalMix Remote and get going — users can quickly adjust any aspect of TotalMix FX on a host system while walking around the studio with their tablet, or from a control room located elsewhere in the facility.

DIGICheck - Test, Measurement and Analysis Tool for Mac & Windows

The Interface comes with RME's unique software tool box for metering, testing, measuring and analyzing digital audio streams. On Mac OS X provides unique functions and features of the spectral analysis of the data calculated in hardware level right through to sophisticated multi-channel level meter. On Windows, an additional multi-track recorder and the display of playback data from an audio software are also available.

Specs

Digiface Dante

  • 256 Channels: 128 in / 128 out
  • 64 Channels Dante / 64 Channels MADI
  • 2 x Gigabit Ethernet (802.3 compliant)
  • 1 x MADI I/O coaxial I/0
  • Headphone Output
  • Wordclock I/0
  • USB 3
  • Bus-powered
  • TotalMix FX

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Drivers

Digiface Dante

Flash Update
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Mac OS X Flash Update Tool for MADIface XT/USB/Pro, OctaMic XTC, ADI-2 Pro Series & DAC, Digiface USB/AVB/Dante, UFX II

Update to version XT: 191/56/42, USB: 25, Pro 69. XTC: 47/26. ADI-2 Pro: 213/97, ADI-2 DAC: 27/33, Digiface USB: 13, Dante: 36, AVB: 206, UFX II: 19/11/7.

Release date
2019-10-14
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Windows Flash Update Tool for Fireface UFX+, Digiface AVB, Digiface Dante

Update to firmware revision UFX+: TB 102, DSP 42, USB 50. Digiface AVB: 206. Digiface Dante: 36.

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2019-06-12
Mac OS X
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macOS Sierra and up driver for Fireface UFX / UFX+ / UFX II, 802, UCX, UC, Babyface, Babyface Pro, MADIface XT/USB/Pro, Digiface USB/AVB/Dante

version 3.18_3. Compatible to 10.12 and up. Compatible to classic Babyface & Fireface UFX!

Release date
2019-11-09
Driver / Firmware Update / Software
Mac OS X Flash Update Tool for MADIface XT/USB/Pro, OctaMic XTC, ADI-2 Pro Series & DAC, Digiface USB/AVB/Dante, UFX II

Update to version XT: 191/56/42, USB: 25, Pro 69. XTC: 47/26. ADI-2 Pro: 213/97, ADI-2 DAC: 27/33, Digiface USB: 13, Dante: 36, AVB: 206, UFX II: 19/11/7.

Release date
2019-10-14
Windows
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Windows 7 to 10 PnP combo-driver installer for Digiface AVB and Digiface Dante

Version 0.9685. Includes network driver 0.9406.

Release date
2019-06-25
Driver / Firmware Update / Software
Windows 7 to 10 PnP driver for MADIface XT / USB / Pro, Fireface UFX+ / UFX II, OctaMic XTC, ADI-2 Pro/AE/FS/DAC, Digiface USB / Dante

Version 0.9685

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2019-06-25
Mac OS X
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TotalMix Remote Mac

TotalMix Remote V 1.12 - Program to remote control TotalMix FX via ethernet and WiFi from other devices with Mac OS X.

Release date
2019-08-21
Windows
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TotalMix Remote Windows

TotalMix Remote V 1.12 - Program to remote control TotalMix FX via ethernet and WiFi from other devices with Windows OS (PC, Tablet).

Release date
2019-08-21
Mac OS X
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DIGICheck 0.73 Mac

EBU R-128 Meter. Surround Audio Scope with ITU weighting. Stereo / Multichannel / Global Level Meter, Spectral Analyser, Vector Audio Scope, Correlation Meter, Bit Statistic & Noise. In this version a display of plaback data is not possible via Core Audio, only via hardware level. Supports all cards of the HDSPe, FireWire and USB series. (09/14/2018).

Release date
2017-09-14
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dc_073_mac.zip
Windows
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DIGICheck 5.92

Differences to v 4.53: EBU R-128 Meter. Surround Audio Scope with ITU weighting. Simultaneous usage of multiple cards in all functions. Displays fully configurable (e.g. channel selection). Multichannel Level Meter freely configurable. MMCSS for Vista. Many improvements on surface and internal operation. Supports all current interfaces plus DIGI 9636/52. DIGI32 series and DIGI96 series are no longer supported. (09/17/2018).

Release date
2017-09-17
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dc_592_win.zip
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Manuals

Digiface Dante

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Digiface Dante

Manual for Digiface Dante, version 1.0a, 01/2019

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