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Brainstorm Electronics DCD-8 Master Clock

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Brainstorm Electronics DCD-8 Master Clock

With the proliferation of digital equipment, it is becoming increasingly difficult to keep everything synchronized and locked. Carrying on in the tradition of the Brainstorm Distripalyzer, the DCD-8, with 10 inputs and 17 outputs, is the perfect solution! Offering not only exceptional stability but also remarkable flexibility, the DCD-8 is ideal for most situations, whether you have a small sound studio or a large post-production facility with NTSC, PAL or HD systems. Clock generating, distributing, clean up, analyzing, format converting, it does it all for a very affordable price.


  • Ultra Low Jitter Word Clock Generator
  • Extracts a clean Word Clock from Audio (AES, S/PDIF, ADAT) or Video (Incl. HD)
  • Generates multiple rates simultaneously
  • Word Clock Distributor
  • World Clock Analyzer
  • Audio Router/ Format converter (FireWire included)
  • Audio Reclocker
  • Video Sync Generator (optional) VSG-4


  • Inputs:
    • 3x Word Clock BNC (2 on rear + 1 on front panel) – 32KHz to 192KHz
    • 3x AES-EBU (2 XLR on rear + 1 BNC on front panel) – 32KHz to 192KHz
    • 1x S/PDIF on RCA- 44.1KHz to 192KHz
    • 1x Optical:
      • S/PDIF 44.1KHz to 192KHz
      • ADAT (SMUX) 44.1KHz to 192KHz
      • 1x FireWire 44.1KHz to 192KHz
      • 1x Video: NTSC / PAL or HD Tri-Level Sync
  • Outputs:
    • 8x Word Clock BNC –
    • 2x AES-EBU
    • 1x S/PDIF on RCA
    • 1x Optical:
      • S/PDIF
      • ADAT
      • 1x FireWire
  • Optional Video Outputs:
    • 2x SD: NTSC and PAL
    • 2x HD: 720 (SMPTE 296M) & 1080 (SMPTE 274M, RP211, 295M)
  • WC Generator:
    • Includes 2 separate generators, A&B
    • Each generator can generate a separate rate from 32KHz to 192KHz
    • Pull up/down: .1% and 4%
    • VSO (+/- 200 cents)
  • Analyzer:
    • Input frequency counter
    • Phase
    • Termination
  • Power:
    • External, switching power supply
    • Input voltage: 90 VAC – 264VAC
    • Input frequency: 47 Hz – 63 Hz
    • Output: +12VDC, 2A
  • Dimensions: 19” x 8” x 1.75”


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