Audio router

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Used for transporting audio signals from inputs to outputs.

Inputs and Outputs[edit]

The number of inputs and outputs varies dramatically. The way routers are described is normally number of inputs by number of outputs e.g. 2x1, 256x256.

Signals[edit]

The type of signals transported - switched can be analogue - Analog - audio signals or Digital. Digital audio usually is in the AES/EBU standard for broadcast use. Broadband routers can route more than one signal type e.g. analogue or more than one type of digital.

Crosspoints[edit]

Because any of the inputs can be routed to any output, the internal arrangement of the router is arranged as a number of crosspoints which can be activated to pass the corresponding signal to the desired output.

Some Manufacturers of audio routers[edit]

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