S-4000S-3208: 32x8 Modular Stage Unit

Features

The S-4000S-3208 is a component of the S-4000 Digital Snake System. It has 32 inputs, 8 outputs and redundant Ethernet connectors. It is typically used on the stage providing 32 mic/line inputs and 8 outputs or returns. Each channel has remotely switchable Phantom Power as well as a 20 dB pad. The professional quality XR-1 mic preamps are remotely controllable in zipperless 1dB steps using the S-4000R Remote Controller or a Mac or PC using the free RSS-RCS software. The preamps have been designed for live sound applications and provide superb audio quality with 28 dB of headroom.

The redundant Ethernet connectors are rugged Neutrik Ethercon connectors configured as Main and Backup. In case the Main cable is compromised, the system will automatically and seamlessly switch to the Backup cable and light an Indicator LED. In addition to redundant Ethernet connectors and an optional redundant power supply, the unit has a covered power switch to prevent accidental power loss as well as a power cable security bracket. The S-4000S-3208 is rack mountable and provides flush or recessed mounting positions so that a cover can be placed on its rack case while connectors are still in place.

The S-4000S-3208 offers superb remotely controllable mic preamps along with Ethernet and optional power supply redundancy for a high quality, secure system.

In an analog system, low-level microphone signals are boosted using a mic preamp only after the long, arduous journey down the analog snake. For this reason it’s difficult to avoid degradation and cross talk. The S-4000S-3208 is equipped with high quality and remote controllable XR-1 pre-amps that boost the input gain right at the microphone, where the highest quality signal is found. This ensures that your audio will sound its best. And of course once the signal is in digital form, it is immune to analog cabling losses. The XR-1 pre-amp has been specially designed for live audio applications and is made of high quality components carefully selected by Roland’s engineers.

Main Features

  • 32 Mic/Line Inputs and 8 +4 Line Level Outputs provide professional quality source and return audio
  • Source audio can be split to many locations using a standard Ethernet gigabit Switch
  • High quality XR-1 mic preamps provide superb sound with lots of headroom
  • Zipperless remote control of preamp levels available using S-4000R from stage or FOH positions
  • Mic preamps on stage and digital audio transmission system eliminate the loss of high frequencies and intelligibility found in analog cabling
  • Mic/Line level eliminates need for direct boxes on stage
  • Redundant Ethernet ports with rugged Neutrik Ethercon connectors offer seamless switching to backup cable with no loss of audio
  • Optional S-240P power supply switches automatically with no loss of audio in case of power supply interruption
  • Modular design allows Input and Output modules to be changed for different system configurations

More Info

Example Configurations
snake_32x8
A typical 32x8 system would include
1 S-4000S-3208 at the Stage
1 S-4000H at FOH
1 S-4000R Remote Controller
1 SC-PACK including
SC-W100S 100 Meter Cat5e Cable plus all of the cabling for the inputs and outputs of the S-4000
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snake_64x16
A typical 64x16 system would include
2 S-4000S-3208
2 S-4000H at FOH
2 S-4000R Remote Controller
2 SC-PACK including
SC-W100S 100 Meter Cat5e Cable plus all of the cabling for the inputs and outputs of the S-4000H
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snake_32x8_split
A typical 32x8 system with one split would include
1 S-4000S-3208 on the Stage
1 S-4000H at FOH location
1 S-4000R Remote Controller at FOH location
1 S-4000H at the Split Location
1 Gigabit Ethernet Switching Hub
1 Short Ethernet cable to connect the S-4000S-3208 to the Ethernet Switch (included with S-4000S)
1 SC-PACK including
SC-W100X 100 Meter Cat5e Cable
All of the cabling for the inputs and outputs of the S-4000H at the FOH location
1 SC-W100X to connect from the Switch to the S-4000H at the Split 4 SC-A0805DM Output Cables for the S-4000H at the Split Location
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snake_64x16_split
A typical 64x16 system with a split would include
2 S-4000S-3208
2 S-4000H at FOH
2 S-4000R Remote Controller
2 SC-PACK including
SC-W100S 100 Meter Cat5e Cable plus all of the cabling for the inputs and outputs of the S-4000H
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Specs

Number of Channels
32 in 8 out
AD Conversion
Sample Rate: 96.0 kHz
Signal Processing: 24 bit
DA Conversion
Sample Rate: 96.0 kHz
Signal Processing: 24 bit
Frequency Response
-2 dB / +0 dB (@ +4 dBu, 20 Hz to 20 kHz)
Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise
0.05 % or less (Pad: On, Input Gain: +4 dBu, 22 to 20000 Hz)
Dynamic Range
110 dB
Cross Talk
-80 dB
Nominal Input Level
-65 to -10 dBu (PAD: Off) -45 to +10 dBu (PAD: On) (1 dB step, Max. +28 dBu)
PAD
20 dB On/Off
Input Impedance
20 k ohms
Nominal Output Level
+4 dBu, Max. +22 dBu
Output Impedance
150 ohms
Recommended Load Impedance
10 k ohms or greater
Residual Noise Level (IHF-A, typ.)
-90 dBu
Equivalent Input Noise Level (E.I.N.)
-128 dB
Connectors
Input: 32 (XLR type, balanced, phantom power, 4 ch input module x 8)
Output: 8 (XLR type, balanced, 4 ch output module x 2)
REAC: MAIN, BACKUP (RJ-45 EtherCon type)
Remote Connector: 1 (RS-232C, DB-9 type)
MIDI Connectors: IN, OUT (5-pin DIN type)
Indicator
EXT Indicator (External Power Supply Unit)
INT Indicator
REAC Indicator
CTRL Indicator
ALARM Indicator
MUTE ALL OUTPUTS Indicator
AC Power Supply
AC 115 V, AC 117 V, AC 220 V, AC 230 V, AC 240 V (50/60 Hz)
DC Power Supply
+24 V (from optional external power supply unit : S-240P)
Power Consumption
130 W
Current Draw (for an optional external power supply unit; Model S-240P)
6 A
Phantom Power
+48 V / 14 mA (each input on SI-AD4, remote controlled)
Operation Temperature
0 to +40 degrees Celsius +32 to +104 degrees Fahrenheit
Accessories
Power Cord, Adhesive-backed number label sheets, REAC Connector Covers, Ferrite Cores, Owner's Manual
Size and Weight
Width
482 mm
19 inches
Depth
336 mm
13-1/4 inches
Height
266 mm
10-1/2 inches
Weight
17 kg
37 lbs. 8 oz.
*The specifications are subject to change without notice.

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Digital Snake Remote Controller

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Remote Controller

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REAC Cable

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REAC Cable

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4-Channel Analog Input Module

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Digital Snake 4-Channel Digital Input Module

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Digital Snake 4-Channel Digital Output Module

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