Dante | AES67 Microphone Interface for the Dante

The DN4 microphone interface is a key part of the Audix Dante | AES67 Integrated Microphone System, the fast, trouble-free way to stream Audix audio performance through Ethernet networks. High-quality audio and all microphone functions – including on-off contact closure and LED status indicators – are available through a single CAT5 – CAT7 cable with RJ45 connections at both interface and microphone. This simple configuration eliminates wiring errors, accelerates installation, and reduces cost.

The DN4 features four inputs for Audix RJ45-equipped, single-element microphones and two 5V logic outputs per port, with source/sink capability for LEDs that are controlled by network-connected DSPs and one logic input per port for buttons. Low-pass and high-pass filter settings are available on each audio channel, as are eight selectable gain levels, with all settings configurable via software.


Compatible with all Audix RJ45-equipped, single-element, analog microphones
High-fidelity 24-bit, 48kHz audio
Balanced audio inputs with RFI filtering
48V phantom power output
Each channel has eight selectable pre-amp gain levels, as well as low- and high-pass filters
All channels controlled independently
Flash memory prevents loss of settings in the event of power loss


Supports AES67 audio streams
Dante Domain Manager (DDM) ready
Dynamic or static IP address
Evaluated to the requirement of UL2043 and is suitable for use in above-ceiling applications


Operates on PoE from any IEEE 802.3af compliant equipment

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Mic Input Balanced, RFI filtered
Mic Input Connector Shielded 8P8C, RJ45
Phantom Power 48VDC, 14 mA / port (short circuit protected)
Max Input (0 dB gain) -14 dBu, 155 mV
Input Impedance (balanced) 1.15 kΩ
Frequency Response 15 Hz – 22 kHz, +0, -3 dB
THD+N (1 kHz, 0 dB gain) 0.003 %
CMMR (typ.) 50 dB
EIN (typ., unweighted) -120 dBu
SNR (typ., unweighted) -96 dB
Channel Crosstalk (1 kHz) < -80 dB
Dante™ / AES67 Channels 4
Dante™ Chipset UXT-01-004
Sample Rate 48 kHz
Word Width 24-bit
Logic Inputs Per Port 1 per single-element microphone port
Logic Outputs Per Port 2
Low-pass Options Off, 5 kHz, 7 kHz, 10 kHz
High-pass Options 15 Hz, 238 Hz
Gain Options 0 dB, +8 dB, +12 dB, +15 dB,+18 dB, +24 dB, 30 dB, +36 dB
Power External DC Jack PoE (IEEE 802.3af) +48VDC, 125 mA CLASS 2 (3.84 – 6.49 W)
Height 28 mm (1.11 in)
Width 202 mm (7.95 in)
Depth 125 mm (4.92 in)
Weight 0.64kg (1.41 lbs)
Temperature 10-50 °C (50-122 °F)
Compliance FCC Part NN (USA) CE marked (Europe) RoHS WEEE Directive
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1 X DN4 microphone interface
1 X Mounting brackets (pair MNTDN), with attachment screws
1 X 1.56 mm / 0.063 inch seismic and fire cable restraint