The BlackBox Player 24 Track • 24 Bit • 96 kHz
JoeCo BlackBox Player

Technical Specifications

Model

BBP1U

BBP1B

BBP1A

BBP1D

Analogue i/o

(switchable -10dBu/+4dBu)

Unbalanced

Balanced

Unbalanced

Unbalanced

Digital i/o

None

None

Lightpipe

AES / EBU

Sample rates

44.1kHz
48kHz
88.2kHz
96kHz









• (12ch*)
• (12ch*)




i/o cables

Included

To order

To order

To order

         

Output

24 mono channels plus internally “mixed” headphone output

Audio Connections:

       

Unbalanced Analogue

3 x 25way D-sub TASCAM analogue format
(Hot in, cold out for connection into insert points on console)

Balanced Analogue

3 x 25way D-sub TASCAM analogue format inputs;
3 x 25way D-sub TASCAM analogue format outputs;

  AES/EBU:

3 x 25way D-sub YAMAHA digital format

  Lightpipe:

3 x TOSLINK*

   

Storage medium

External USB2 storage device
• USB2 drive
• Flash RAM drive (thumb drive)
• SDHC card via USB2 converter

Audio file format

Standard mono Broadcast WAV files

Audio file naming convention

sss-tt.songname-trackname.wav where:

sss is the song number (001-999)[determines which tracks play together as a Song]
-tt. is the track number (01-24)[determines which output each track is replayed through]
songname is the (optional) song name [free text up to 32 characters]
-trackname is the (optional) track name [free text up to 24 characters]
.wav is the file extension [mandatory]

Playlist format

Simple XML file structure for easy playlist editing

Pre-load time

Typically < 3 seconds

Control

Instant replay controlled by:
• Timecode (LTC or MTC),
• footswitch,
• QWERTY keyboard,
• MIDI control,
• Real-time clock
Automatic pre-load of next song in playlist

MIDI Controls

MIDI open loop connection
MIDI Start, Stop commands
MIDI Song Select: for preloading specific Songs
MIDI Program Change
MIDI Show Control

Audio clocks

Selectable between:
• Internal
• AES/EBU or SPDIF clock
• Word clock (available on BBP1A and BBP1D only)

Timecode

All standard frame rates supported

Auto fail-over

Analogue fail-over automatically switches to synchronous secondary system in case of a replay problem.

         

Physical

Size: 19” rack mounting x 1U (435 x 44 x 170mm)
Weight: < 2.5kg
DC input: 9-12V dc (PSU supplied)
Power: < 25W

         

*BBP1A uses the SMUXII protocol on its lightpipe i/o at high samples rates. SMUXII only allows 4 channels of audio per lightpipe connection thereby reducing the overall channel count to 12 channels at 88.2kHz and 96kHz.

 


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