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Yardstick 2493

Yardstick 2493


2493 Features: updated 12/2010 + 7/2011
both high density and low coloration at the same time
stunning sonic transparency
2 in / 2 out mode
2 unique phase-insensitive input channels
up to 2 separate output channels
or 1 stereo output pair with 50% correlation (adjustable)
up to 4 front panel bargraph level meters
ADC: -111 dB unweighted (-114 dB A-weighted)
ADC r.m.s. noise floor: -118 dB FS unweighted (-121 dB FS A-weighted)
DAC: -111 dB unweighted (-114 dB A-weighted)
DAC r.m.s. noise floor: -118 dB FS unweighted (-121 dB FS A-weighted)
floating-point DSPs for unlimited internal dynamic range
latency ~3ms (Ain⇒Aout)
latencies (Ain⇒Aout): 250µs@192kHz / 500µs@96kHz / 1.5ms@48kHz
Mute, Bypass, and Solo functions from hotkey menu
embedded click test generator
a total of 3 front panel operating elements
up to 15 plug-in banks for software
web browser-based remote control over Ethernet (includes web apps for iPad + iPhone)
MIDI (remote control, total recall, dynamic automation)
USB (preliminary)
calendar clock with automatic timestamping of user presets (free running or as an NTP client)
tiny cool-running unit, no fan, 19" 1PU, just 36mm (<1½") deep
internal power supply (100-240V, 50-60Hz), power consumption <18VA
Design team headed by the designer of the legendary 1982 QUANTEC QRS.
  • Model: 2493
  • Manufactured by: Quantec