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Brainstorm Electronics DCD-8
Word Clock Distripalyzer

OUR PART #:  DCD8

With the proliferation of digital equipment, it is becoming increasingly difficult to keep everything synchronized and locked.
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With the proliferation of digital equipment, it is becoming increasingly difficult to keep everything synchronized and locked. Carrying on in the tradition of the Brainstorm Distripalyzer, the DCD-8, with 10 inputs and 17 outputs, is the perfect solution! Offering not only exceptional stability but also remarkable flexibility, the DCD-8 is ideal for most situations, whether you have a small sound studio or a large post-production facility with NTSC, PAL or HD systems. Clock generating, distributing, clean up, analyzing, format converting, it does it all for a very affordable price.

Inputs available are WC, GPS, AES, S/PDIF ADAT and video. Any of those external sources can be used as a reference. Or set the DCD-8 to "internal" and use it as a master clock generator. FireWire is also included, which some manufacturers only offer as a costly option. So, if you need to reference your Mac or PC to the DCD-8 via FireWire, you're ready to go.

The DCD-8 will feel right at home in a video studio. The base model accepts NTSC, PAL, and even HD tri-level sync. And the optional video generator VSG-4 can generate many different formats of HD tri-level sync, as well as NTSC and PAL.

For Gearboxing, the DCD-8’s exceptional flexibility enables you to generate any rate from any source. The DCD-8 can also generate multiple rates simultaneously: 3 digital audio rates (up to 192K) and 4 video sync rates (2 SD and 2 HD). All locked to the same reference.

While all this is going on, the DCD-8 analyzer keeps you confident everything is running smoothly and helps you identify problems when necessary (phase, termination,frequency). As a bonus, the DCD-8 even does format conversion between the different audio I/Os.

Brainstorm Electronics DCD-8 Features:

  • Ultra Low Jitter Word Clock Generator
  • Extracts a clean Word Clock from Audio (AES, S/PDIF, ADAT or FireWire) orVideo (Incl. HD)
  • Generates multiple rates simultaneously
  • Word Clock Distributor
  • World Clock Analyzer
  • Audio Router/ Format converter
  • Video Sync Generator (optional) VSG-4
  • Redundancy: When locked to an external signal, in the event of a dropout or a source failure, the DCD-8 will switch automatically to an alternate source; if no alternate source has been selected, the DCD-8 will switch to its internal crystal
  • Expansion: Multiple DCD-8s can be linked together via cable, while maintaining phase

Brainstorm Electronics DCD-8 Specifications:

  • Inputs:
    • 3x Word Clock BNC (2 on rear + 1 on front panel) - 32KHz to 192KHz
    • 3x AES-EBU (2 XLR on rear + 1 BNC on front panel) - 32KHz to 192KHz
    • 1x S/PDIF on RCA- 44.1KHz to 192KHz
    • 1x Optical:
      • S/PDIF 44.1KHz to 192KHz
      • ADAT (SMUX) 44.1KHz to 192KHz
    • 1x FireWire 44.1KHz to 192KHz
    • 1x Video: NTSC / PAL or HD Tri-Level Sync
  • Outputs:
    • 8x Word Clock BNC -
    • 2x AES-EBU
    • 1x S/PDIF on RCA
    • 1x Optical:
      • S/PDIF
      • ADAT
    • 1x FireWire
  • Optional Video Outputs:
    • 2x SD: NTSC and PAL
    • 2x HD: 720 (SMPTE 296M) & 1080 (SMPTE 274M, RP211, 295M)
  • WC Generator:  Includes 2 separate generators,A&B
    • Each generator can generate a separate rate from 32KHz to 192KHz
    • Pull up/down: .1% and 4%
    • VSO
  • Analyzer: 
    • Input frequency counter
    • Phase
    • Termination
  • Power:  External, switching power supply
  • Input voltage: 90 VAC - 264VAC
  • Input frequency: 47 Hz - 63 Hz
  • Output: +12VDC, 2A
  • Dimensions:  19" W x 8" D x 1.75" (1 RU) H
Video Sync Generator Card
Brainstorm Electronics VSG-4 Video Sync Generator Card
The Brainstorm Electronics VSG-4 generates analog tri-level and bi-level sync signals for HD and SD video applications. It's designed as an option for the DCD-8 Word Clock Distripalyzer. The combination of the DCD-8 and the VSG-4 delivers ...
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