XO16 Output Card


XO16 Output CardExpand your Avid live sound system with additional analog and digital outputs. The XO16 Output Card is an option for the SC48 console, Mix Rack System, or Stage 48 remote I/O box that provides eight analog XLR line outputs and four stereo (8 channels) digital XLR outputs.

You can use up to two XO16 Cards with a Mix Rack System or SC48 for a total of 16 analog and 16 digital output channels.


  • 8 channels of analog line-level outputs through 8 XLR3-male connectors
  • 8 channels of AES3 digital outputs through 4 XLR3-male connectors (each connector carries two digital audio channels)


Analog Line Outputs
Connector (x8) XLR3-M
Impedance 50 Ohm
Maximum Output Level +24 dBu
D/A Converter Latency 0.58 ms (Fs = 48 kHz)
Digital Outputs
Connector (x4) XLR3-M
Format AES3 (IEC-60958 Type I)
Word Length 24-bit
Impedance 110 Ohm
Level ~3.6Vpp maximum (i.e., +/- 1.8V)
Sample Rate 48 kHz (no sample rate conversion)
Channel Status Info Pro Audio 48k, No Emphasis
Dithering None
Maximum Cable Length 100 meters (110 Ohm cable)

All measurements at Fs = 48 kHz, with 150 Ohm source impedance and 600 Ohm load impedance, unless otherwise specified.

0 dBu = 0.775Vrms