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Riedel ARTIST Matrix Mainframes

Riedel Artist is a true network infrastructure based on highly modular matrix mainframes.
The individual Artist matrix mainframes can be equipped exactly as needed. But it is not only the mainframes themselves being modular and thus expandable, it‘s also the system‘s distributed architecture itself.

Simply select the desired frame size and add the client cards you need. As your demands grow, you can easily expand your system by adding new client cards or additional frames to your system. And if you need to exchange a smaller frame for a bigger one you don’t need to buy new controller & client cards. Since all Artist frames feature the same type of cards, you can just simply use the cards you were using before. This scalability and expandability makes Artist a secure long-term investment.

Up to 128 ports can be accommodated in a single frame and up to 100 frames can be connected to a redundant dual fiber optic ring resulting in a maximum matrix size of 1,024 x 1,024 non-blocking intercom ports. The system still “feels” one unit: it is completely non-blocking and has no limitations in the number of cross-points within or between the different nodes of the system. In addition, up to 50 Artist intercom systems can be trunked via conventional telephone, ISDN or VoIP trunk lines and the Trunk Navigator software to a system size of 51,200 ports.

ARTIST Matrix Mainframes

Artist 32
Maximum matrix size: 1024 x 1024
Hot swap of all modules
Redundant power supplies
Redundant node controller
Max. ports per frame: 32
Max. number of controller / client / GPI cards per frame: 2 / 4 / 1*
19" / 2 RU
* Typical installation with one Controller Card slot or one Client Card slot used for a GPI Card.

Artist 64
Maximum matrix size: 1024 x 1024
Hot swap of all modules
Redundant power supplies
Redundant node controller
Max. ports per frame: 64
Max. number of controller / client / GPI cards per frame: 2 / 8 / 1*
19" / 3 RU
* Typical installation with one Controller Card slot or one

Artist 128
Maximum matrix size: 1024 x 1024
Hot swap of all modules
Redundant power supplies
Redundant node controller
Max. ports per frame: 128
Max. number of controller / client / GPI cards per frame: 2 / 16 / 2
19" / 6 RU

ARTIST Matrix Client Cards

AVB-108 G2
Digital Client Card AVB
Converts eight Artist matrix ports to AVB and vice versa.

COX-108 G2
Digital Client Card Coax
8 digital control key-panel ports on individual 75Ω BNC connectors for connection of Artist control key-panels using coax cable

CAT-108 G2
Digital Client Card CAT5
8 digital control key-panel ports on individual RJ-45 connectors for connection of Artist control key-panels using CAT5 computer cable

AIO-108 G2
Analogue Client Card
8 transformer balanced analogue 4-wire intercom ports (+6dB in/out) on individual RJ-45 for connection to equipment such as studio loudspeakers, RiFace wireless base station, cameras, 4-wire leased landlines, telephone hybrids etc.

AES-108 G2
Digital Client Card AES
Digital audio I/O-card (4x AES3) on RJ-45 for connection to digital mixing consoles, routers, multitracks, etc.

GPI-116 G2
GPI Client Card
16 open collector outputs and 16 TTL level inputs on SubD37 to read Tally’s, key transmitters, fire stage efforts, etc.

MADI-108 G2
8 Channel MADI Client Card
Cascadable to 64 channels on one MADI stream. Includes audio & panel data to remote panels or connect multi-channel audio to audio routers. Optical & Coax MADI links are supported.

VOIP-108 G2
Voice-over-IP Client Card
8-ports (individually addressable), high-quality & low-bandwidth modes, SIP-based, Ethernet 100Base-X (RJ45) Connector