RS32 - 1U 19in Rack Mount AoIP Switch

Part no. NIX00640 Dante version
Part no. NIX00640R Ravenna version

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- Compact 1RU design
- 64 AoIP Inputs and 64 AoIP Outputs at 48kHz
- 32 changeover switches
- Configurable individually as either 2 x 1 input switches or 1 x 2 output switches

- High resolution screen with easy to use interface
- Almost instantaneously switching between signals
- Available as either Dante or Ravenna at time of purchase

RS32 switch in Dante or Ravenna versions

A 1U 19inch rack mounted AoIP switching unit.
2 models are available either Dante or Ravenna
RS32 allows for the simple set up and control of 32 AoIP switches. These can either be 2 into 1 input switches or 1 into 2 output switches which can be configured on a switch by with basis
All of the features are easily and simply controlled via the large intuitive touchscreen interface.
Once configured switches can easily be operated by touching the respective switch on the touchscreen resulting in near instantaneous changeover of the audio
It is also possible to gang switches together in any number from 2 through to 32

The RS32 is operated and controlled via the large letterbox 6.6” diagonal (168mm) 1440 x 240 24-bit colour LCD and capacitive touch panel.

RS32 32 way redundancy switch for Dante or Ravenna

A simple and elegant menu system has been designed to be intuitive to navigate allowing the user to access all the features of the RS32 very quickly.
The high-resolution screen is easy to read presenting switching and status information to the user.

Firmware updates of the RS32 is achieved via a dedicated USB micro AB connector on the front panel.

RS32 Dante switch

On the rear of the RS32 unit there is a Primary and Secondary port for the AoIP input
The Control RJ45 allows the RS32 to remotely controlled via OSC
The Remote RJ45 is a bespoke remote control port for additional accessories (note it is not compatible with ethernet)

The RS32 can be powered via PoE on the Primary port and/or via the 2.5mm DC input connectors requiring 24V @ 2A. The DC input also have a screw lock to prevent accidental unplugging. Using both the PoE and the DC inout provides redundancy.
The optional NIX00583 or the NIX00629 can be used to power the RS32

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Nixer RS32 AoIP Specifications

32x 2 by 1 switches at 48kHz (16x 2 by 1 switches at 96kHz)

Sample rates supported


Bit Depth supported


Dante or Ravenna option - at time of purchase

AES67 compatible
SMPTE 2110 compatible
Fully compatible with New Dante Domain Manager – Dante option only

AoIP inputs

Dual 1Gbps RJ45
1Gbps or 100Mbps operation (Ravenna supports 1Gb only)
User configurable for Switched or Redundant operation
Network configuration information available via menu

Control input

Single RJ45 100Mbs
OSC remote control of the product

Remote Control

Single RJ45 - NOT ethernet
Wired remote control option on RJ45 connector
For use with optional hardware remote controllers
RS485 balanced TX and RX pairs
5V feed to connected device (up to 200mA)
Note: this connector is not compatible with standard ethernet connectors

Power input

PoE (13W) on Primary RJ45 connector
2.5mm DC inputs socket for use with external 24V 2amp adaptor
Both power inputs can be active at the same time for redundancy

Other Ports

USB port is also used for product firmware updates


6.6” (168mm) diagonal 24-bit colour LCD with 1440xRGBx240 resolution
LED backlight (adjustable brightness via software)
multi touch capacitive touch overlay with gesture support

Product Sizes

Dimensions 494mm wide by 120mm deep by 44mm height
Weight 1.0kg
19inch rack mounting ears can be removed for desktop use

Sample rates supported