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Roland DIF-800 Specifications

The DIF-800 is a digital communications interface that connects the Roland
DM-800 Digital Audio Workstation to the Tascam DA-88, the Alesis ADAT or RS-422
video editors and profession VTRs (Sony 9-pin serial protocol). It utilizes
the RMDB (Roland Multipurpose Digital Buss) to transfer data to and from the
DM-800 and the connected device. Eight channels of digital audio are available
through the RMDB plus bi-directional serial control (transport), SMPTE and
sample clock information.

*DM-800 as master control device – ADAT, DA-88 and professional VTR and Slave
*DM-800 as SLAVE control device – ADAT, DA-88 and professional VTR as MASTER
*Synchronize DM-800 with connected device (SMPTE & Clock)
*Transfer eight tracks of digital audio to or from connected device
*Rack mounted – 1U

Interfaces available
TDIF-1 In/Out TASCAM Digital Audio Interface
Optical In/Out ALESIS Optical Digital Audio Interface
SYNC In/Out TASCAM and ALESIS Machine Control Interface
RS-422 In/Out Professional VTR Interface (Sony 9 pin Serial protocol)

Rear panel
Device ID DA-88
Unit Selector Selectable DA-88, ADAT or RS-422
Connectors RMDB 30 pin
DA-88 TDIF-1 (25 pin, D-sub) / Sync In/Out (15 pin, D-sub)
ADAT Optical In and Out / Sync In/Out (9 pin, D-sub)
RS-422 In/Out (9 pin, D-Sub) / Video Sync In (BNC)
DC In 9V

Included RMDB Interface Cable (3m)

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