TC Electronic DB6 Multi 3 Broadcast Audio Processor with Intelligent Loudness Management

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Key Features

  • One-Step, Automatic Loudness Management
  • Three Dual-Engine 3G Transmission Cards
  • Handles Three SD/HD/3G SDI Streams
  • Compliant with All Major Standards

In the Box

  • TC Electronic DB6 Multi 3 Broadcast Audio Processor with Intelligent Loudness Management
  • 3 x 3G Transmission Cards
  • 2 x Power Cables
  • USB Memory Stick with TC Icon Software and DB6 Software
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty

The TC Electronic DB6 Multi 3 is a broadcast transmission audio processor that provides a complete and intelligent loudness management solution to help broadcasters with their loudness responsibilities. It employs a one-step process that preserves the details of your audio, while allowing you to stay compliant with broadcast standards and legislation at all times.

The DB6 Multi 3 comes with three 3G transmission cards, which give you the ability to process three SDI streams with twenty-four audio channels, right out of the box. The unit is ideal for any station that needs to process multiple streams simultaneously.

Audio loudness is measured at the input as well as the output of the DB6. In between, the LoudnessWizard algorithm handles everything regarding loudness including automatic format detection, automatic up- and down-conversion, automatic loudness correction, true peak limiting, lip-sync delay with look-ahead capability, all in one single process and for a multitude of broadcast platforms. The unit comes with ready-to-use presets based on international standards

The LM6 loudness radar meter provides an easy way to read loudness with a complete overview. Loudness history is displayed by the radar and momentary loudness is displayed by the outer ring. True peak level is displayed on the right side. Program loudness, range values, or other parameters of your choice are shown at the bottom. You also get 24/7 measurement and logging of key stats for future evaluations and documentation.

The DB6 Multi 3 features a full, dual-redundancy setup with dual fans, dual fuses, and dual power connectors, which you can use with independent power sources. In case of an emergency, the relay bypass ensures that your content is not compromised. The unit is housed in a high-density, 1 RU enclosure to help you save space in your equipment room. Included are two power cords and a USB memory stick with TC Icon software and DB6 software.

One-Step Loudness Management

  • Professional broadcast transmission audio processor with automatic intelligent loudness management
  • Helps stay compliant with broadcast standards and legislation at all times, without sacrificing audio quality
  • Comes with three 3G transmission cards to handle three SD/HD/3G SDI streams
  • For any station that needs to process multiple streams simultaneously
  • Plug-and-play functionality with powerful LoudnessWizard algorithm
  • Deliver for a multitude of platforms and codecs
  • Process, measure, and log twenty-four audio channels
  • Accepts mono, stereo, and 5.1 surround and can simultaneously deliver high-quality audio to SDTV, HDTV, and mobile platforms
  • 1 RU, high-density design saves space in equipment room
  • Comes with ready-to-use presets based on international standards
  • Designed and engineered in Denmark

Loudness Wizard Algorithm

  • Powerful one-step LoudnessWizard process makes it easy to achieve your loudness-handling requirements
  • Automatic loudness correction
  • Automatic up-conversion
  • Automatic down-mix
  • Look-ahead lip-sync delay
  • True-peak limiting
  • Handling of normalized and non-normalized Content

Ultimate Compliance

  • Compliant with all major broadcast standards
  • ITU-R BS.1770-3
  • EBU R128
  • ATSC A/85
  • ARIB TR-B32
  • FreeTV OP-59
  • Supported by TC Electronic to remain compliant with current and future releases of major broadcast standards

LM6 Loudness Radar Meter

  • LM6 loudness radar meter gives you a complete loudness landscape overview at a glance
  • Loudness history, momentary loudness, true-peak level, program loudness, loudness range in a single view
  • Mono, stereo, and 5.1 surround
  • 24/7 logging: monitor and log audio loudness input and post-processing output, and create a ready-made history of broadcast for evaluation and documentation purposes

Dual Redundancy

  • Offers robust redundancy and reliability needed for mission-critical live applications
  • Dual power supplies
  • Dual fuses
  • Dual low-noise fans
  • Complete relay bypass for live stream 

Control Interface

  • Connect to a computer (controller) running TC Icon software via an Ethernet port
  • Second Ethernet port allows for daisy-chaining multiple 3G transmission cards

3G Transmission Card

  • Each card processes one SD/HD/3G SDI audio stream with eight audio channels I/O
  • Holds two multichannel processors
  • Runs two LoudnessWizard algorithms simultaneously
  • Runs two LoudnessWizard 2 algorithms simultaneously
  • Runs two LM6 loudness radar meters simultaneously

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