SMLaudio server

Requirements Stirlitz Media Logger – Audio

SML servers can receive audio through (multiple/multi-channel) sound cards, including:

  • Windows compatible sound cards
  • Axia & Wheatstone AoIP drivers
  • Sonifex AM/FM/DAB/DAB+ Radcap multi-channel tuner cards
    – PCIe FM 6, 12, 18, 24 or 32 channels; AM 2 to 32 channels; both expandable through acquisition of an expansion key
    – PCI FM 6 or 24 channels; DAB/DAB+ one ensemble
  • AudioScience PCI/PCIe 4 or 8 channel FM/AM/PAL/NTSC (audio-only) tuner cards
  • multiple Internet streams using virtual sound cards (mp3 streams, Windows Media Player compatible streams, streams played by Flash players embedded on web pages)

Four different configurations:

SML Server – up to 4 stations

  • CPU: Intel Xeon or Core, one physical core (Single-core); RAM: 4 GB
  • FM Radcap 6 card, or multiple input sound card, or virtual card for Internet streams

SML Server – up to 8 stations

  • CPU: Intel Xeon or Core, two physical cores (Dual-core); RAM: 8 GB
  • FM Radcap 12 card, or multiple input sound card, or virtual card for Internet streams

SML Server – up to 24 stations

  • Intel Xeon or Core, four physical cores (Quad-core); RAM: 8 GB
  • FM Radcap 24 card, or multiple input sound card, or virtual card for Internet streams

SML Server – up to 32 stations

  • Intel Xeon or Core, six physical cores (Six-core or two Quad-core); RAM: 8 GB
  • FM Radcap 32 card, or multiple input sound card, or virtual card for Internet streams

All configurations

  • – Windows Server 2012/2012 R2, Windows Server 2016, Windows 10 Enterprise, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 7 Pro
  • 10GB for system data + 20GB HDD space for each station, for 30 days, mp3, 44.1kHz mono
    80 GB to store 30 days of 4 stations
    160 GB to store 30 days of 8 stations
    240 GB to store 30 days of 12 stations
    640 GB to store 30 days of 32 stations

Supported storage configurations:

  • local disks (recommended RAID 1/5/6 using enterprise class disks), NTFS filesystem
  • NAS – remote over iSCSI protocol, NTFS filesystem
  • SAN – remote over Fiber Channel, NTFS filesystem

Radio capturing:

  • For capturing multiple radio-signals (AM or FM or DAB/DAB+) we suggest Sonifex Radcap cards (up to 32 channels FM or AM, or four ensembles DAB/DAB+) or AudioScience ASI8821/8921 (up to 8 channel AM/FM mix, or up to 8 channels HD Radio/DAB/DAB+ up to 8 channels audio off NTSC/PAL/SECAM), allowing you to control the tuners remotely as well.

Recommended multi-channel audio cards:

  • Audioscience – analog and AES/EBU capture cards
  • Digigram – analog and AES/EBU capture cards
  • Sonifex Auricon (analog) and Digitorc (AES/EBU) capture cards
  • RME – MADI capture cards
  • Axia & Wheatstone – Windows drivers

All cards can be ordered through us in combination with Stirlitz Media software. Pricing details on request.

GPI capture options:

  • Advantech GPI cards:
    PCIE-1730 (32-ch Isolated Digital Input PCI Express Card
    PCIE-1751 (48-ch Digital I/O and 2-ch Counter PCI Express Card)
    USB-4750 (32-ch Isolated Digital I/O USB Module)
    ADAM-6050 (18-ch Isolated Digital I/O Modbus TCP Module)
    [Same family devices may be used – subject of confirmation]
  • Over IP:
    Axia

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