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Behringer Powerplay 16 P16-I

The POWERPLAY 16 P16-I Input Module is the primary interface between your mixer and the complete POWERPLAY 16 P16 personal monitor system. The P16-I fits into a single rack space and can convert as many as 16 independent analog signals into 24-bit digital audio that can be distribution over a BEHRINGER ULTRANET network using CAT5e cable. The proprietary ULTRANET system then allows these 16 digital audio channels to be custom-mixed by multiple individual users equipped with POWERPLAY 16 P16-M personal monitor mixers.

The P16-I provides line-level analog connectivity through 16 balanced ¼” TRS inputs. Each ¼” TRS input channel has individual signal (SIG) and clip (CLIP) LEDs, as well as dedicated sensitivity switches with +22 dBu, +4 dBu, 0 dBu, and – 10 dBV gain settings.

For digital input connectivity, the P16-I provides two ADAT IN inputs (A and B), each with 8-channel capacity, for a total of 16 channels, when both ADAT inputs are in use. Each ADAT IN channel uses optical digital cable and can accept 16-, 20-, or 24-bit audio, at 48 kHz sampling rate (standard) or 44.1 kHz sampling rate (if using ADAT with 44.1 kHz). Regardless of the sampling rate or bit depth, the P16-I automatically syncs to the external device’s digital clock.

The P16-I offers 6 ULTRANET outputs to distribute low-latency digital audio (<0.9 ms) across the POWERPLAY 16 P16 monitor system using CAT5e cable. Each CAT5e cable carrier 16 independently-mixable channels of audio, as well as a power signal to remotely power a P16-M mixer.

The POWERPLAY 16 P16-M and P16-D, as well as the powerful X32 digital mixer, to form a complete personal monitoring solution for live, studio, or installed sound applications.