Radio Design Labs RU-NFD
Network to Format-A Interface / Distributor

OUR PART #  RU-NFD

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The Radio Design Labs RU-NFD is an RDL Format-A sender/distributor that connects to a Dante-enabled network. It converts three Dante audio channels to RDL Format-A. Each network channel corresponds to Pair A, B or C of the Format-A outputs. The unit converts a fourth Dante audio channel to a balanced line-level AUX output.

The RU-NFD is constructed in a durable, professional all-metal enclosure suitable for free-standing, surface-mounted or rack-mounted operation. This full-featured product is engineered and manufactured in the U.S.A for continuous duty in demanding installations. Built to last. Built to outperform.

Radio Design Labs RU-NFD Features:

  • Converts Four Dante Network Audio Signals to RDL Format-A and Aux
  • Easy Installation with Format-A Connections on RJ45 through CATx Cable
  • Three Dante Audio Signals Feed Format-A Output Pairs A, B and C
  • Fourth Dante Audio Signal Feeds Auxiliary Balanced +4 dBu Line Output
  • Format-A Pairs are Distributed to Three Separate Format-A Output Jacks
  • Signal LEDs Indicate Audio for Each of the Four Received Network Signal Channels
  • High Resolution 24 Bit Digital to Analog Conversion
  • Legendary RDL Analog Filtering Enhances Superb Audio Performance
  • Powers Remote Format-A Receivers through Primary Output Jack
  • External 24 Vdc Supply Powers Format-A Receivers through All Output Jacks
  • LED Indicators Show Network Sync Status
  • Outputs Mute when Digital Audio Inputs are Inactive
  • Normal or Hot-Standby Operation from PoE (Model RU-NFDP)
  • Compatible with Wide Array of RDL Format-A Active and Passive Receivers
  • Equipped for Rack Mounting or Surface Mounting

Radio Design Labs RU-NFD Specifications:

  • Network Connector: RJ45 with Link and Speedindicators
  • Digital Audio Ethernet Protocol: Dante
  • Transmission Rate: 100 Mbps
  • Sample Rates Supported: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz (default)
  • Bit Depth Supported: 24 bits
  • Audio Operating Levels: -18 dBFS = +4 dBu
  • Format-A Outputs:  RDL Format-A RJ45 (3)
  • Format-A Signal Pairs Used (3): A, B, C (eachFormat-A output)
  • Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz (+/- 0.75 dB)
  • THD+N: < 0.1%
  • Noise below +4 dBu: < -85 dB (pair active); <-100 dB (pair muted)
  • Crosstalk: < 80 dB (20 Hz to 20 kHz)
  • Headroom above +4 dBu: > 18 dB
  • Indicators (12): Power In (1); Power Out (3); AudioSignal LEDs (4), Network Sys and Sync (2), Ethernet Link and Speed (2)
  • Power Connections (2): Power Jack; DetachableTerminal Block
  • Ambient Operating Environment: 0° C to 40° C
  • Power Requirement: 24 Vdc @ 120 mA plus connectedloads, or PoE (RU-FNP)
  • PoE (RU-NFDP): Class 0, IEEE 802.3af
  • Dimensions: 5.8" (15 cm) W; 1.7" (4.3 cm) H; 5.2"(13.2 cm) D
  • Package Type: Cardboard Box
  • Package Dimensions: 6 x 6 x 2.625 in.
  • Shipping Weight: 1.605 lbs
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Radio Design Labs RU-RA3R Rack Adapter for (3) RACK-UP Series Modules
The RU-RA3R from RDL rack mounts (3) RACK-UP modules in fixed or mobile installations. Metal RACK-UP series products drop into the chassis, slide into position and are secured by tightening two screws provided with the RACK-UP product ...
Mounting Bracket for RACK-UP Series
Radio Design Labs RU-BR1 Mounting Bracket for RACK-UP Series
The RU-BR1 mounts an RDL 'RACK-UP' module above or below a horizontal surface.
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Radio Design Labs RU-NFD
Network to Format-A Interface / Distributor

OUR PART #  RU-NFD

Product Information:

The Radio Design Labs RU-NFD is an RDL Format-A sender/distributor that connects to a Dante-enabled network. It converts three Dante audio channels to RDL Format-A. Each network channel corresponds to Pair A, B or C of the Format-A outputs. The unit converts a fourth Dante audio channel to a balanced line-level AUX output.

The RU-NFD is constructed in a durable, professional all-metal enclosure suitable for free-standing, surface-mounted or rack-mounted operation. This full-featured product is engineered and manufactured in the U.S.A for continuous duty in demanding installations. Built to last. Built to outperform.

Radio Design Labs RU-NFD Features:

  • Converts Four Dante Network Audio Signals to RDL Format-A and Aux
  • Easy Installation with Format-A Connections on RJ45 through CATx Cable
  • Three Dante Audio Signals Feed Format-A Output Pairs A, B and C
  • Fourth Dante Audio Signal Feeds Auxiliary Balanced +4 dBu Line Output
  • Format-A Pairs are Distributed to Three Separate Format-A Output Jacks
  • Signal LEDs Indicate Audio for Each of the Four Received Network Signal Channels
  • High Resolution 24 Bit Digital to Analog Conversion
  • Legendary RDL Analog Filtering Enhances Superb Audio Performance
  • Powers Remote Format-A Receivers through Primary Output Jack
  • External 24 Vdc Supply Powers Format-A Receivers through All Output Jacks
  • LED Indicators Show Network Sync Status
  • Outputs Mute when Digital Audio Inputs are Inactive
  • Normal or Hot-Standby Operation from PoE (Model RU-NFDP)
  • Compatible with Wide Array of RDL Format-A Active and Passive Receivers
  • Equipped for Rack Mounting or Surface Mounting

Radio Design Labs RU-NFD Specifications:

  • Network Connector: RJ45 with Link and Speedindicators
  • Digital Audio Ethernet Protocol: Dante
  • Transmission Rate: 100 Mbps
  • Sample Rates Supported: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz (default)
  • Bit Depth Supported: 24 bits
  • Audio Operating Levels: -18 dBFS = +4 dBu
  • Format-A Outputs:  RDL Format-A RJ45 (3)
  • Format-A Signal Pairs Used (3): A, B, C (eachFormat-A output)
  • Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz (+/- 0.75 dB)
  • THD+N: < 0.1%
  • Noise below +4 dBu: < -85 dB (pair active); <-100 dB (pair muted)
  • Crosstalk: < 80 dB (20 Hz to 20 kHz)
  • Headroom above +4 dBu: > 18 dB
  • Indicators (12): Power In (1); Power Out (3); AudioSignal LEDs (4), Network Sys and Sync (2), Ethernet Link and Speed (2)
  • Power Connections (2): Power Jack; DetachableTerminal Block
  • Ambient Operating Environment: 0° C to 40° C
  • Power Requirement: 24 Vdc @ 120 mA plus connectedloads, or PoE (RU-FNP)
  • PoE (RU-NFDP): Class 0, IEEE 802.3af
  • Dimensions: 5.8" (15 cm) W; 1.7" (4.3 cm) H; 5.2"(13.2 cm) D
  • Package Type: Cardboard Box
  • Package Dimensions: 6 x 6 x 2.625 in.
  • Shipping Weight: 1.605 lbs
Rack Adapter for (3) RACK-UP Series Modules
Radio Design Labs RU-RA3R Rack Adapter for (3) RACK-UP Series Modules
The RU-RA3R from RDL rack mounts (3) RACK-UP modules in fixed or mobile installations. Metal RACK-UP series products drop into the chassis, slide into position and are secured by tightening two screws provided with the RACK-UP product ...
Mounting Bracket for RACK-UP Series
Radio Design Labs RU-BR1 Mounting Bracket for RACK-UP Series
The RU-BR1 mounts an RDL 'RACK-UP' module above or below a horizontal surface.
Usually ships in 7-14 business days.
Need it sooner? Call us!
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