Radio Design Labs RU-BNF
Format-A Bi-Directional Network Interface


The RU-BNF is an RDL Format-A sender/receiver that connects to a Dante-enabled network, providing all the features of an RDL RU-FN Format A to Network Interface and an RU-NFD Network to Format-A Interface/Distributor. The RU-BNF 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.

Radio Design Labs RU-BNF Features:

  • Converts RDL Format-A and Aux Source to Four Dante Network Channels
  • Easy Installation with Format-A Connections on RJ45 through CATx Cable
  • Format-A Audio Sources from Pairs A, B and C Converted to Dante
  • Fourth Dante Audio Channel Fed from Unbalanced or Balanced Aux Line Input
  • Front-Panel Gain Adjustment with Dual-LED VU Meter for Aux Input
  • Signal LEDs Indicate Audio for Each of the Three Audio Source Format-A Pairs
  • Converts Four Dante Network Audio Signals to RDL Format-A and Aux
  • Three Dante Audio Signals Feed Format-A Output PairsA, 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 Dante Audio Signals
  • External 24 Vdc Supply Powers All Connected Format-AModules through RJ45 Jacks
  • PoE (RU-BNFP) Powers Format-A Input and PrimaryFormat-A Output RJ45 Jacks
  • High Resolution 24 Bit Analog to Digital and Digitalto Analog Conversion
  • Legendary RDL Analog Filtering Enhances Superb Audio Performance
  • LED Indicators Show Network Sync Status
  • Normal or Hot-Standby Operation from PoE (ModelRU-BNFP)
  • Compatible with Wide Array of RDL Format-A Active and Passive Senders and Receivers
  • Equipped for Rack Mounting or Surface Mounting

Radio Design Labs RU-BNF Specifications:

  • Network Connector: RJ45 with Link and Speed indicators
  • 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
  • Power Connections (2): Power Jack; Detachable Terminal Block
  • Ambient Operating Environment: 0° C to 40° C
  • Power Requirement: 24 Vdc @ 150 mA plus connected loads
  • 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: 1.72 lbs
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