AJA ADA4 Audio A/D and D/A Converter, 4-Ch Bidirectional, balanced XLR

Regular Price $940.00 Special Price $797.00

The ADA4 is a 4-channel converter that can be configured as a 4-channel A/D, a 4-channel D/A, 2-channel A/D and 2-channel D/A, or an AES synchronizer.


AJA's 4-Channel Bi-Directional Audio A/D & D/A Converter allows you to convert between balanced analog and AES/EBU digital audio. It can be configured as a 4-channel A/D converter, 4-channel D/A converter, 2-channel A/D and 2-channel D/A converter, or an AES sychronizer. An included XLR breakout cable provides audio connections for ADA4, allowing 8 channels of AES audio input and output while keeping the overall size of the Mini-Converter compact and portable. Audio levels are configurable via DIP switch control. The ADA4 also accepts an AES11, worldclock, or video sync/color black reference input for synchronization. Reference input and synchronization are automatic. For power, the Mini-Converter comes with a universal power supply with international plug connections for use in wall sockets around the world.

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  • Simultaneous A/D and D/A, or AES Synchronizer
  • Full-time AES11 low jitter reference output
  • Up to 4 channels of balanced analog to AES/EBU audio
  • Up to 4 channels of AES/EBU to balanced analog audio
  • Supplied XLR breakout cable
  • AES11/Worldclock/Tri-level Sync/Color Black Reference Loop
  • Adjustable Audio Levels
  • Sample Rate Conversion Between 96KHz and 48KHz
  • Dipswitch configuration 5-18VDC Power
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Analog Audio I/O Balanced, XLR, one channel per XLR connector
AES Audio Balanced 110 ohm, XLR, two channels per XLR connector
Analog +24 dBu (SMPTE RP155), +18 dBu (EBU R68), +15 dBu (Germany), +10 dBV (consumer +12.2 dBu)
Audio Converters 24 bit, 48/96 KHz
User Controls (External DIP switch)
Channel 1/2: A/D, D/A
Channel 3/4: A/D, D/A
Audio Level 1
Audio Level 2
Reference 75 ohm (un-terminated). HD/SD Sync, AES-11, or Worldclock (48/96 KHz)
Power 5 to 18 VDC, 3 W
Dimensions 5.8" x 3.1" x 1" (147 x 79 x 25 mm)