New modular and affordable analyser offers versatility

24-11-2023 | Audio Precision | Test & Measurement

Audio Precision, a brand of Axiometrix Solutions, has released the new APx516B audio analyser. Targeting R&D, production testing, and other audio engineering applications, the device provides comprehensive analog and digital audio testing in a versatile and affordable package.

A standout feature of the device is its capability to bridge analog and digital audio testing, reflecting today's diverse audio landscape. The company's reputation backs it for precision and affordability. The device is set to be a game-changer with a three-year standard warranty, optional five-year extension, and ISO 17025 accredited calibration.

The device features two analog generator/analyser channels with performance suitable for testing consumer and professional audio devices. A digital interface module slot is compatible with all current and future AP digital audio I/O modules. Including support for Bluetooth, HDMI2, I2S/TDM, PDM, and S/PDIF, Toslink, and AES3. It offers seamless integration with APx500 measurement software, providing a comprehensive library of measurements available with one click, renowned ease of use, and compatibility across all APx analysers.

"The APx516B offers electronic audio customers a budget-friendly modular solution without compromising AP's performance and service," said Audio Precision general manager Dan Knighten. "It features a digital interface slot, allowing it to adapt to ongoing changes in digital audio. This ensures that the APx516B remains applicable, serving the needs of the extended R&D team and production test engineers worldwide."

"With the rise of digital and the global distribution of engineers, there's a pressing need for an uncomplicated, economical analyser for digital and analog audio. We need a dependable instrument to record and relay the audio signal, simplifying troubleshooting across dispersed teams," said a product design engineer at a leading consumer electronics company.

By Seb Springall