Avid VENUE | XO16 Output Card


Expand your Avid VENUE system with additional analog and digital outputs. The XO16 Output Card is an option for the SC48 console, Mix Rack System, and Stage 48 remote I/O box, providing eight analog XLR line outputs and four stereo (8 channels) of digital XLR outputs. You can install up to two XO16 Cards for a total of 16 analog and 16 digital output channels.


  • 8 analog outputs

    Send up to eight channels of analog line-level outputs through XLR3-male connectors

  • 8 digital outputs

    Get eight channels of AES3 digital output through 4 XLR3-male connectors, with each connector carrying two digital audio channels.

System requirements

One of the following systems or components:
Avid VENUE | SC48
Avid Stage 48 I/O remote box
Avid VENUE | Mix Rack System


Connector (x8)  XLR3-M
Impedance  50 Ohm
Maximum Output Level  +24 dBu
D/A Converter Latency  0.58 ms (Fs = 48 kHz)

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