Products: PCI Express

PCI Express interfaces - Made by RME. Since a decade an outstanding and ongoing story of success. Internal or external PCI interfaces, desktop or mobile solutions, customers and testers respect the RME Hammerfall DSP family as the reference for sound, minimal latencies and stability.

The products for the PCI Express high-speed bus offer - beside the well-known and unique RME features - new ideas and technologies.

PCI Express Series

Internal Interfaces

External Interfaces

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Internal PCI Express Interfaces

Hammerfall DSP. The further developed successor of the worldwide successfully digital card series is even more flexible, powerful and efficient. RME offers HDSP systems in two versions: External solutions, like Multiface and Digiface, and internal solutions. With high-end cards, like the HDSPe MADI with 128 channels or flexible allround cards, like the HDSPe AIO, RME's HDSPe series provides the perfect partner in any case.



HDSPe MADI

128-Channel 192 kHz MADI DSP PCI Express card

HDSPe MADI is a powerful PCI Express card with MADI interface. The card is based on the award-winning Hammerfall DSP technology, and represents the top model of this world-wide successful card line. The card offers 2 x 64 channels of 24-bit audio at a sample rate of up to 48 kHz and 32 channels at up to 192 kHz. HDSPe MADI is compatible to all common MADI formats. The integrated analog output offers monitoring of single signals or complete mixdowns.

Features

  • PCI Express interface
  • 64 Input channels/ 64 Output channels
  • 1 x MADI I/O (optical and coaxial)
  • 2 x MIDI I/O
  • Stereo Analog Out
  • Word Clock I/O
  • RME Remote
  • TotalMix
  • optional: HDSP TCO
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HDSPe AES

32-Channel 24-Bit/192 kHz AES/EBU DSP PCI Express card

The HDSPe AES is a powerful PCI card with AES/EBU interfaces. It provides eight AES inputs (16 channels) and eight AES outputs (16 channels) at 192 kHz sample rate. The card is also equipped with two MIDI I/O ports, word clock I/O, and can be used with the optional TCO module for synchronization to LTC and video. The perfect all-in-one solution for professional users in the fields of broadcast, TV, theater, stage/PA - and in any professional studio.

Features

  • PCI Express interface
  • 16 input channels/ 16 output channels
  • 8 x AES/EBU I/O
  • 2 x MIDI I/O
  • Word Clock I/O
  • RME Remote
  • TotalMix
  • optional: HDSP TCO
  • optional: BOB-32
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HDSPe RayDAT

72-Channel 24-Bit/192 kHz ADAT/AES PCI Express Card

HDSPe RayDAT is a multi-channel, multi-format and multi-task tool in stunning professional quality, the ideal solution from recording up to the final mastering. For the first time, even SPDIF (phono) and AES/EBU (XLR) are simultaneously operational due to separated hardware and record/playback devices. RayDAT offers no less than 4 x ADAT optical I/O, SPDIF I/O and AES/EBU I/O. That's a whopping 36 channels of inputs and outputs. On top, there are 2 MIDI I/Os and TotalMix, RME's unsurpassed DSP-based real-time mixer/router, with hardware-calculated level metering and complete MIDI remote capability. HDSPe RayDAT also supports the optional TCO for synchronization to timecode (LTC/video).

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HDSPe AIO

38-Channel 24-Bit/192 kHz Multiformat Card

RME presents the world's most versatile PCI Audio Interface - the HDSPe AIO. This card makes the dream of an All-In-One solution for every possible application come true. As usual, RME has not made any compromises: Latest 192 kHz AD- and DA-converters with more than 110 dB signal to noise ratio, all inputs and outputs simultaneously operational, easy-to-install optional hi-quality analog expansion boards, the famous TotalMix, a newly developed sensational clock section with maximum jitter suppression of external clock signals - all this combines into a 'soundcard' that the world has been waiting for so long.

Features

  • PCI Express interface
  • 1 x Analog I/O (192 kHz)
  • 1 x ADAT I/O (at 96 kHz via S/Mux)
  • 1 x SPDIF I/O (192 kHz)
  • 1 x MIDI I/O
  • 1 x Phones-Output
  • TotalMix
  • optional: HDSP TCO
  • optional: Expansion Boards
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HDSP TCO

Optional Time Code Module

The optionale extension for chosen HDSP PCI- and PCI Express cards. The little module provides the mother card with a Word Clock input and offers synchronization to LTC, Video and VITC. With the help of SteadyClock the module extracts not only absolute positioning data, but also a very low-jitter Word Clock. The TCO guarantees the perfect connection and a sample accurate timecode synchronization to audio and video signals.

Features

  • 1 x Word Clock Input
  • 1 x Video Sync Input (alternative to WC In)
  • 1 x LTC I/O

Supported Cards

  • HDSP AES-32
  • HDSPe MADI (PCI Express)
  • HDSPe AIO (PCI Express)
  • HDSPe PCI Card (PCI Express)
  • Other cards in multicard connection
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HDSP Expansion Boards

Optional Expansion Modules

The following expansion modules are available:

  • AI 4S/192 - 4 analog inputs with 192 kHz analog-digital converters
  • AO 4S/192 - 4 analoge outputs with 192 kHz digital-analog converters
  • Word Clock Module (WCM)
  • Optical MADI I/O (Opto-X)
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External PCI Express Interfaces

RMEs external I/O-boxes on every PC or Mac with PCI Express bus!

The HDSPe System includes fully developed and powerful drivers for Windows 2000/XP/VISTA (ASIO multi-client operation with ASIO 2.0, GSIF 2.0 and MME) and Mac OS X (Core Audio, Core MIDI). The hardware concept includes the possibility for hardware updates via software. Improvements and extensions of the hardware are thus possible without any problem, safety for the future included. Besides, the whole system supports hot-plugging. Card and I/O box can be connected or disconnected at any time without having to re-boot the computer.

The HDSPe System offers all its features both when used stationary or mobile: support for 24-Bit/96kHz, S/PDIF and ADAT optical, integrated mixer in TotalMix technology for complete ASIO 2.0 Direct Monitoring, independently to operate mixer desktop providing several submixes, DIGICheck in hardware for professional level metering with peak- and RMS values in broadcast quality, MIDI I/O and much more.


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HDSPe MADIface

128-Channel 24-Bit/192 kHz MADI PCI ExpressCard for notebook computers

Consisting of the HDSPe ExpressCard MADI and a small breakout box, the MADIface offers full MADI power: 64 channels input and 64 channels output, up to 192 kHz sample rate, in MADI embedded MIDI transmission, complete TotalMix that is even remote controllable and has all features of the 'bigger' HDSPe MADI, as well as lowest latency and CPU-load. To make the usage as comfortable as possible, the power for the breakout box is provided directly by the ExpressCard, so no external power supply is required.

Features

  • 64 Input channels / 64 output channels
  • 1 x MADI I/O (192 kHz, optical and coaxial)
  • TotalMix
  • No external power supply required
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Multiface II

36-Channel 24-Bit/96kHz I/O Box

The Multiface II is not only multi because of the many different interface formats supported, but also multi-Channel! The small box using half the space of a 19" rack includes outstanding power and extensive features. Based on RME's award-winning Hammerfall technology and equipped with the latest circuit designs of the Fireface 800, the Multiface II offers ADAT optical I/O, SPDIF I/O, MIDI I/O, word clock I/O and a separate hi-power monitor output. On top we provide 8 analog inputs and outputs, balanced and 24-Bit/96kHz, of course. All this can be used on laptops as well as on desktop computers with 'zero cpu load' and low latency!

Features

  • 8 x Analog I/O (96 kHz)
  • 1 x ADAT I/O (96 kHz with S/MUX)
  • 1 x SPDIF I/O (96 kHz)
  • 1 x Analog Output (separate for Submix/Phones)
  • 1 x MIDI I/O
  • 1 x Word Clock I/O
  • TotalMix
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Digiface

52-Kanal 24-Bit/96kHz I/O Box

RME presents the Digiface, a highly extended version of the well-known PCI card Project Hammerfall (DIGI9652). Digiface offers 3 ADAT optical I/Os, ADAT-Sync In, SPDIF I/O and word clock I/O like its predecessor. On top, there are 2 MIDI I/Os and a separate analog line out. Thanks to its unique 'Zero CPU Load' technology Hammerfall DSP guarantees highest performance and lowest latency on both notebooks and desktops!

Features

  • 3 x ADAT I/O (96 kHz with S/MUX)
  • 1 x SPDIF I/O
  • 1 x Analog Output (separate for Submix/Phones)
  • 2 x MIDI I/O
  • Word Clock I/O
  • TotalMix
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HDSP RPM

Mobile Turntable / CD / MIC / MIDI Interface

The RPM allows for the connection of 2 turntables or 2 line-sources (CD, DVD, sampler etc.) and a microphone to a desktop or laptop computer. A total of 5 independent inputs are routed to 2 stereo outputs plus a separate headphone output, which lets you monitor any of the in- and outputs at any time via TotalMix, RME's unique DSP based mixer. External devices can be connected via MIDI I/O to communicate with any adequate audio software.

Features

  • 1 x Mic Pre Analog Input
  • 2 x Phono Input
  • 6 x Analog Output
  • TotalMix
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HDSPe PCI Card

Interface for Desktop Computers

The PCI Express card for external RME interfaces. Connection of Multiface, Multiface II, Digiface and RPM. High-Speed redefined!



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HDSPe ExpressCard

Interface for mobile computers

Expresscard/34 for external RME interfaces. Connection of Multiface, Multiface II, Digiface and RPM. High-Speed redefined!



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