Audio-Technica releases new A-T LINK communication protocol

Audio-Technica releases new A-T LINK communication protocol

 Audio-Technica, a leading innovator in transducer technology for over 60 years, announces the release of its new A-T LINK proprietary communication protocol for digital interconnection of compatible A-T Commercial Audio microphone and mixing solutions. A-T LINK transmits uncompressed multi-channel digital audio and control information via category cables with minimal latency.A-T LINK is natively supported by Audio-Technica’s ATND1061LK beamforming ceiling array microphone, providing an ideal solution for conference rooms, boardrooms, and meeting spaces large and small. The ESM-R4180LK receiver in A-T’s award-winning Engineered Sound Wireless System also seamlessly integrates with the A-T LINK protocol, offering simple, smart, and scalable high-quality audio. Digital audio source signals delivered via A-T LINK can be individually assigned to the input channels of A-T 6- or 10-channel Digital SmartMixers®.

In addition, the ATDM-1012DAN mixer can bridge A-T LINK audio channels to a Dante® network for interoperability with third-party devices. A-T LINK offers efficient system audio routing and control within the ATDM Mixer Web Remote.A key advantage of A-T LINK interconnectivity is its ability to power A-T LINK microphone solutions without the need for a power cable, external power supply or a PoE switch. Where necessary, A-T LINK extenders are available to extend the number of downstream devices that can be powered.A-T LINK is not an internet protocol (AoIP), but it does operate via readily available CAT 5e or better cables. The flexibility and scalability (via daisy-chaining) of A-T LINK make it ideal for any A-T Commercial Audio installation, no matter the size or use case. And because A-T LINK is not a network protocol, it provides an inherently secure independent data chain.

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