MESSE08: SSL show us the MadiXxtreme

Multichannel audio via PCIe for Mac and PC      13/03/08

No flash plug


   Windows Media 
2:36 mins
MadiXtreme is a new family of multichannel PCIe audio cards for Mac and PC. Featuring the company’s revolutionary PCIe-Core Audio Pipeline technology, SSL tell us that MadiXtreme is one of the first audio devices to take full advantage of the high speeds and incredible bandwidth offered by the PCIe bus on modern computers. There are two versions available; the single head MadiXtreme 64 and the dual head MadiXtreme 128. Here's all the details direct from SSL...
MadiXtreme 64
With one optical MADI connector for 64 simultaneous I/Os, the MadiXtreme 64 is the ideal interface for the SSL Alpha-Link MADI AX or SSL Alpha-Link MADI SX. MADI Xtreme 64 is also the perfect partner for MADI equipped consoles, live recording, installations and broadcast servers.
  • PCIe half-length card, single-lane PCIe v1.1-3.0
  • 1x MADI I/O (optical)
  • Channel count: 56/64 Ch@44.1/48k, 28/32 Ch@88.2/96k, 14/16 Ch@176.4/192k
  • 1x Wordclock Connector (Software controlled as Input or Output)
MadiXtreme 128
With two optical MADI Connector for 128 simultaneous I/Os, the MADI Xtreme 128 can be connected to two SSL Alpha-Link MADI AX or SSL Alpha-Link MADI SX at the same time. Both MADI ports can also be used as redundant multichannel feeds and in applications that need a high number of I/Os in recording, mixing or playout.
  • PCIe half-length card, single-lane PCIe v1.1-3.0
  • 2x MADI I/O (optical)
  • Channel count: 112/128 Ch@44.1/48k, 56/64 Ch@88.2/96k, 28/32 Ch@176.4/192k
  • 1x Wordclock Connector (Software controlled as Input or Output)
Support for virtually any application
MadiXtreme supports a huge variety of applications through its legendary SSL Soundscape Family Drivers. The drivers are fully multi-client capable (allowing several applications to simultaneously access the device) and allow seamless multi-card configurations (up to 6 Cards per System if enough PCIe Slots are available).
Pricing and Availability:
MadiXtreme will be available worldwide through selected SSL Resellers from May 2008.
MadiXtreme 64 ; MSRP of £449+ Local Tax.
MadiXtreme 128 ; MSRP of £669+ Local Tax.
More information:



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