AD8HR AD Converter with Remote PreampAD8HR AD Converter with Remote Preamp

Yamaha AD8HR AD Converter with Remote Preamp


Remotely Controllable 8-channel 24-bit Head Amp and AD Converter

With the AD8HR Yamaha introduces a new generation of 8-channel remote microphone preamp/AD converters combining unparalleled sound quality with a host of innovative functions in a compact 1U rack size unit.The AD8HR can be used with Yamaha digital consoles such as the PM5D, DM2000 and DM1000, providing high-quality remote microphone preamps with analog circuitry derived from the extraordinary PM5000 analog console. The AD8HRprovides digital audio output via high-performance 24-bit/96-kHz AD converters, and simple digital connection allows gain, filter, and phantom power control right from the console!

This remotely controllable 8-channel microphone preamp and 24-bit/96-kHz AD converter employs microphone preamp technology inherited from the PM5000.

  • Microphone preamplifier technology inherited from the PM5000 analog live sound console for unsurpassed sound quality.
  • Microphone preamplifier gain can be remotely controlled in steps of 1 dB from compatible Yamaha digital mixing consoles.
  • High-pass filter with remotely controllable cutoff frequency on each channel.
  • Remotely switchable phantom power supply.
  • Up to 255 AD8HRs can be daisy-chained for massive input capacity.
  • AES/EBU digital connection to digital mixing console minimizes the need for analog cabling.
  • Eight XLR connectors and D-Sub AES/EBU terminals in a compact 1U design.
  • Dual output connectors enable 2 x 8-channel digital audio output in the AES/EBU format.
  • Remote control can be implemented via RS422 or switchable PC/RS422 nine-pin terminals.

Additional information

Internal processing


Sampling frequency rate - Internal

"44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz "

Sampling frequency rate - External

44.1kHz/88.2kHz (-10%) – 48kHz/96kHz (+6%)

Power requirements

Depend on area of purchase; AC100V, 120V or 220-240V; 50/60Hz

Power consumption

35 W


W: 480mm; 18-7/8in
H: 45mm; 1-3/4in (1U)
D: 383.5mm; 15-1/8

Net weight

5kg; 11lbs

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