Fully-programmable audio DSP digital effects modules

24-02-2016 | Cliff Electronics | Subs & Systems

Cliff Electronics has announced availability of its new range of digital
signal processing audio effect modules. Four models are available, all of
which are fully user programmable.

For user convenience the modules also feature a range of built-in presets
which can be modified if required. The entry point is the FM68030 Dual Sound
Controller, and its Professional version the FM68031, with the FM68032
Professional 2 input, 4 output sound controller and the FM68033 Professional
Quad channel sound controller completing the range.

All models are cost effective and simple to incorporate into audio system
designs. Key features include a wide range of digital reverb, echo and delay
special effects, including: chorus, flanging, pitch shifting, spring reverb
and emulation.

The modules are designed for use in musical instrument amplification and
mixing consoles, these high quality products consist of PCB assemblies
incorporating surface mounted components including custom designed CMOS LSI
digital processors.

Several programming methods are available as standard to simplify
operation. These include programming from a PC utilising the supplied RC1
software which allows all characteristics to be fully programmable in real
time and shown on screen and also via an Alpha-Numerical display using
rotary encoders, momentary push button switches or potentiometers.
Programming and control software is included with each purchase and a
demonstration of the software is available prior to purchase for evaluation
of the range of controls functions.

Where required in the end application function and parameter indication may
be shown on LED Dot-Matrix displays, 7 Segment LED Displays or 2x16 -
4x4Character LCD displays.

Typical applications Include; guitar, keyboard and entertainer amplifiers
and combos, audio and powered mixing consoles, effects pedals, Karaoke
systems and mono to stereo converters for surround effect enhancing.

Commenting, John Hall, general manager, Cliff Electronics, said: “Our range
of Digital Signal Processing Audio Effect modules increases our product
offering to the audio industry where we are already recognised as an
innovative and highly reliable component source. We have been supplying
components to the music and pro-audio markets since 1964 and are always
looking for new opportunities to grow our business in this global market.”

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