FOH Rack Overview

FOH Rack

FOH Rack serves as the central processing component of the D-Show and Profile live sound systems. Generally positioned near the console, the FOH Rack houses an embedded control computer and DSP Mix Engine cards, with room for additional hardware option cards, providing connectivity for local inserts and outboard devices. It works in conjunction with the Stage Rack for remote stage connections, employs VENUE software as its graphical user interface, and enables full Pro Tools integration with optional interface cards.

Key Features

  • Durable 10-space steel rack houses local I/O, computer control (Windows XPe platform), and processing cards
  • Includes VENUE software, the industry’s easiest yet most comprehensive control software
  • Supports up to five DSP Mix Engine cards (comes standard with three), allowing up to 128 processing channels to be mixed on a D-Show or Profile System, with ample headroom for plug-in processing
  • Dedicated analog and digital 2-track connections, intercom and talkback facilities, and outputs for near-field speaker monitoring
  • ECx card for remote control of the system via a wired or wireless laptop or computer
  • Supports optional cards for additional analog and digital I/O, Pro Tools integration, Stage Rack expansion, and more
  • Comes standard with dual redundant, field-replaceable power supplies

The FOH Rack is available as part of a complete D-Show System or Profile System, as well as a component option.