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THE WORLD'S MOST ADVANCED MULTI-SOURCE AUDIO PROCESSOR

 Outline is proud to introduce Newton, the next generation in audio system control and networking. Newton advances the management of sophisticated audio systems by combining new filter technology, multi-format audio signal routing, multi-format standards conversion and digital signal synchronisation in a single 1RU networkable chassis

*PATENT PENDING

- WHAT PROFESSIONAL AUDIO PEOPLE ARE SAYING -

Outline Newton im Test - Production Partner (Germany)

"We were looking for something versatile and simple to use, but no other solution had that level of versatility. Nothing has come close to what the Newton unit can do."

Dave Kay, Adlib Audio Director - Ian Nelson, Senior Engineer

“The internal word clock management allows the user to remain synchronous with whichever console is live, should they wish, the 18×16 matrix is going to be incredibly useful and the fact that all this is built in a 1RU space just makes it even better.”

Robin Conway, Head of Development - Capital Sound Hire Ltd – London

“NEWTON easily met and exceeded all our expectations. But beyond the connectivity and convenience I was also delighted to discover just what a great-sounding unit this is. I also particularly enjoyed using the NEWTON’s zero-latency WFIR (Warped Finite Impulse Response) EQ filters..."

Michael Häck, System Tech @ Jazz Open Festival

“Right now we are using the Newton as our overall system management hub, providing all of our system EQ and control. On our own headline shows we also run the opening acts into it. It is nice not having to worry about clock synchronisation or digital noise with the Newton, and to have the flexibility to send or receive any format we need - this has been of great help through the day to day festival shows we have been doing this summer.
“The Newton is a real workhorse, and it is one unit in the rack I don't have to worry about.”

Kenny Kaiser, FOH engineer for The Killers

“There is some monstrous power contained in one rack unit: easy to use, fast to configure for any need, no more problems with SRC or clock sync ... I faced a summer tour where, for every PA I happened to work with, I had a powerful and efficient tool for my mixes. Finally a device that has the combination of pristine quality and extreme flexibility. Hope to use it as soon as possible for a festival.
Italian pride. ROCK!”

Davide Linzi, FOH engineer Negrita - MisterXservice

- FEATURES -

ALL-NEW FPGA-BASED PROCESSING PLATFORM
WITH A UNIQUE TOPOLOGY


VERY HIGH QUALITY FPGA ASRC AND SSRC
WITH OUTSTANDING DYNAMIC RANGE
AND ULTRA-LOW DISTORTION


UP TO 15 DIFFERENT OPTIONS
FOR CLOCK SOURCES


VIRTUALLY UNLIMITED NUMBER
OF AVAILABLE FILTERS
(USING OUTLINE’S EXCLUSIVE
WFIR*’ FILTERING TECHNOLOGY)


INDEPENDENT, INTERNAL DUAL-REDUNDANT
UNIVERSAL AC MAINS SUPPLIES
FITTED AS STANDARD, WITH DUAL COOLING FANS


RAISED COSINE FILTERING TECHNOLOGY

UNRIVALLED INPUT AND OUTPUT CONFIGURATION:
216 IN BOTH DIRECTIONS SIMULTANEOUSLY


FAIL-SAFE BACK-UP STRATEGIES 


COST-EFFECTIVE AND EFFICIENT SOLUTION


FULLY AUTOMATIC CLOCK SOURCE
AND AUDIO SIGNAL SWITCHOVER FACILITIES


FULLY CONTROLLABLE VIA
OUTLINE DASHBOARD™ SOFTWARE
FOR MAC OS


AVAILABLE IN THREE HARDWARE VERSIONS
TO SUIT THE APPLICATION OR PROJECT


ALL MODELS ENGINEERED INTO
A SINGLE RACK SPACE (1U) CHASSIS 

*PATENT PENDING

- TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS -

Each Newton processor combines powerful WFIR filters (unique to Outline), clock management and a very high number of input and output channels (216 x 216). Internal synchronous and asynchronous sample rate converters manage all I/O operations and Newton can be synchronised with any one of the 14 choices of clock sources. Mix and Match Matrix I/O routing allows translation and re-distribution of digital audio over multiple standards simultaneously.

Combining power and flexibility with an easy to use control interface, Newton forms the nucleus of next generation audio systems. Multiple Newton devices are easily interconnected to form a network that is scalable to meet all audio applications. Powerful processing features and multiple audio network standards combine to make Newton the ideal control core for any audio system from Touring to Live Broadcast Events and Fixed Installations.

POWERFUL I/O AND LOTS OF IT

2 Redundant Power Supplies

USB OTG (On The Go)

Ethernet Switched 100/1000 Base-T (Port1, Port2, Port3, Port4)

Coaxial Input and Output, both capable of 64 Madi channels

Optical Input and Output, both
capable of 64 Madi channels

Video Sync Input

WordClock Input / Output

8 AES3 Inputs / Outputs
(providing a total of 16 input and 16 output channels)

RS485 control

GP I/O (2 In and 2 Out)

8 Analogue Inputs / Outputs

OUTLINE NEWTON 16+8 WITH ITS CABLED EXPANSION RACK PANELS

AVAILABLE IN 3 HARDWARE VERSIONS

Newton comes in three hardware versions:
Newton 16, Newton 16+4 and Newton 16+8. Newton 16 offers simultaneous signal connections over Dante™ (AES67 compliant), AES3, MADI Optical and MADI Coaxial, with the capability of fully processing 216 Inputs and 216 Outputs simultaneously. 

All processed signals and direct outputs can be routed out of Newton using any of the available audio standards. This, as just one example, would allow signals to be received over MADI, processed and then transmitted to multiple amplifiers on Dante with an AES3 output for backup. This direct out, processing and routing ability can also be used to create a backbone for a multiple Newton Network to share signals.

Internal processing is all at 96 kHz, with an internal data depth up to 64 bits. In each processing section users have precise control over Level, Delay, Polarity and Raised Cosine Filters (implemented within WFIR Equalisers), all functions that are required to manage and optimize a loudspeaker system.
While Newton 16 is an all-digital device, Newton 16+4 and Newton 16+8 add the useful capability of local analog inputs and outputs. 

Newton 16+4 adds 4 auxiliary analog inputs and outputs while Newton 16+8 adds 8 auxiliary analog Inputs and outputs. Each analog input is also provided with additional processing and matrix allowing inputs to be processed, routed and mixed into the main matrix. All three versions of Newton share the same motherboard and it is possible to upgrade from Newton 16 to Newton 16+4 or Newton 16+8.

In order to control all the features of Newton, a fast and reliable tool is required. For this reason Outline’s IT team developed Outline Dashboard™, a step forward in loudspeaker systems control.

One Newton or a distributed network of Newtons can be controlled by software that offers real time monitoring of the machine’s status and quick access to all its parameters.

Dashboard™ makes the audio technician's work fast and reliable, thanks to its ease of use and smart interaction modes that take advantage of drag & drop, keyboard shortcuts and copy-paste support.

A very powerful feature is the ability to manage multiple layouts of windows for fast recall of different working space configurations. Dashboard™ has been developed for macOS and​ ​integrates a lot of native multi-touch gestures including Virtual Spaces and Mission Control.


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