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MediaMatrix NION nE

June 15, 2011, ORLANDO, Fla. (InfoComm exhibit #1001) — With the new NIONA® nE processor, MediaMatrixA®, the DSP-powered system that pioneered the high-end, computer-controlled audio installation market, now covers the entire networked installation market, from mega installations to mid- and small-size audio applications. MediaMatrix, a division of Peavey Electronics Corporation, is the system of choice in more than 8,000 installations worldwide, from the halls of U.S. Congress to Soccer City Stadium in South Africa to Beijing Capital International Airport in China.

PeaveyA® announces the immediate availability of the MediaMatrix NION nE, a powerful DSP platform designed for cost efficiency in mid-market applications. The NION nE brings the world’s most efficient high-performance audio algorithms and the most powerful configurable DSP core ever built for the commercial, engineered systems marketplace, and the revolutionary MediaMatrix NWareâ„¢ control software, to a broad array of designers and contractors.

“The goal for the MediaMatrix NION nE was to bring the power of NION and NWare to every level of the contracting market,” said Hartley Peavey, founder and CEO of Peavey Electronics. “The new NION nE provides all of the core capabilities of the NION platform at a new, lower price point, putting the depth and flexibility of MediaMatrix into the hands of any consultant or contractor.”

The NION nE supports up to 32 channels of analog audio and up to 64 channels of AES digital audio via four Nioâ„¢ card slots in the NION nE frame. It uses the same Nio cards as a standard NION frame, so users get the same selection and variety of input and output options, including the new Nio-AEC echo cancellation card. The NION nE also accepts CobraNet or Dante digital audio transport network cards, which are optional.

The NION nE is built on the same foundation as the venerable NION n3 and nX. Designers and contractors can expect the same high-quality audio performance and the same complement of DSP power and capability. The idea behind the new NION nE is simple: keep all of the horsepower of the NION engine and fully support the capabilities of NWare, but reduce the cost and scale of networking to make the MediaMatrix processing and distribution system available to a broader share of the audio integration and contracting market.

For more information, please contact your Peavey MediaMatrix representative or visit

MediaMatrixA® NIONA® nE

• New, lower price for NION capability and flexibility

• NION processing frame with three ADI SHARC Hammerhead Digital Signal Processors

• Four Nio card slots accept full range of Nio series input/output cards

• System configuration and control via nWare application software available at

• Sixteen configurable GPIO pins, four HCO/PWM outputs

• One Ethernet control port

• One EIA422/485 serial control port

• One RS-232 serial control port

• CobraNet and Dante network interfaces optional

• Mini-ATX 300W industrial power supply

• Frame configuration via internal web server and user interface

Features, specifications and pricing are subject to change without notice.

About MediaMatrixA®

MediaMatrixA® is a division of PeaveyA®, one of the largest manufacturers of professional audio equipment in the world. Peavey has earned more than 180 patents and produces more than 2,000 products, which are distributed throughout the United States and to 136 other countries. MediaMatrix revolutionized the high-end audio technology market with its computer-based audio processing and control interfacing systems, and can now be found in more than 5,000 airports, stadiums, theme parks, government facilities and other venues around the world. To find out more about MediaMatrix, visit


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