Universal Breakout Box Launched

RME’s BOB-32 interconnects AES D-subs and XLR      28/06/06

Universal Breakout Box Launched


Connectivity for some of us has just got much easier as RME have intoduced BOB-32, a universal breakout box for AES/EBU XLR or D-Sub.
BOB-32 has two sides. One offers eight XLR AES/EBU inputs and eight XLR AES/EBU outputs, the other side provides two D-sub connectors.
Access to all connectors at once can be made easy however as, uniquely, the box can be ‘folded’ in the middle, bringing all connectors to one side.
The BOB-32 comes with 2 different pinout formats, which can be switched between Tascam , (Digidesign, RME) pinout or Yamaha pinout format.
RME tell us that BOB-32 the ideal companion to their HDSP AES-32, ADI-6432, Octamic-D, Micstasy, ADI-8 QS and all other devices that use digital D-Sub connectors with Tascam or Yamaha pinout.
Specifications – I/O Connectivity:
  • Passive I/O unit, no power supply needed
  • 8 x XLR In
  • 8 x XLR Out
  • 2 x D-SUB 25-pin connector, internally switchable to TASCAM or YAMAHA pinout.
Price and Availability
    BOB-32 is available worldwide for USD 249/ Euro 198
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