ANI4IN Audio Network Interface

ANI4IN Audio Network Interface

New Product — Converts up to four line / mic analog signals onto a Dante network for easy audio routing and browser-based control.

  • Single Ethernet port carries Dante audio, power (PoE – class 0)
  • Built-in per channel PEQ, audio summing, 10 presets
  • Browser-based software control for all device parameters
  • Available in block connector (audio + logic) and standard XLR variations

Product Details

Features

Converts up to four line / mic analog signals onto a Dante network for easy audio routing and browser-based control.

View the ANI4IN-XLR and ANI4IN-BLOCK Software GUI Demos.

Features

  • Single Ethernet port carries Dante audio, power (PoE – class 0)
  • LEDs indicate device status and audio signal
  • Control strings for third-party preset controllers including Crestron® and AMX®
  • 4 Band C/S PEQ on every channel
  • Provides channel summing to combine input signals and send them over a single Dante™ channel
  • Browser-based software control for all device parameters, per input channel:
    • Preamp gain
    • Mute control
    • Digital gain
    • Polarity control
    • Phantom power
  • 1/3 Rack unit wide
  • Chassis ground screw (BLOCK version only) provides common chassis ground for multiple inputs
  • Available in block connector (audio + logic) and standard XLR variations
Applications
Model Line

Available Options

ANI4IN-XLR 4-Channel Dante™ Mic / Line Audio Network Interface-In with XLR connectivity
ANI4IN-BLOCK 4-Channel Dante™ Mic / Line Audio Network Interface-In with Block connectivity and Logic functionality

Software & Downloads

Architectural Specifications

File Language Type File Size
ANI4IN Architectural Specifications English PDF 349 kb

Brochures

File Language Type File Size
Microflex Advance Brochure English PDF 2.51 mb

CAD Drawings

File Language Type File Size
ANI4IN-BLOCK (BIM) English ZIP 2.64 mb
ANI4IN-XLR (BIM) English ZIP 2.75 mb
ANI4 English ZIP 1.12 mb

Files

File Language Type File Size
ANI4IN Command Strings PDF 1.38 mb
ANI4IN/OUT Sell Sheet PDF 1.01 mb

Specification Sheets

File Language Type File Size
ANI4IN Specification Sheet English PDF 327 kb

User Guides

File Language Type File Size
ANI4IN Microflex Audio Network Interface

Firmware

Latest is 2.0.7

Version

File Date Download Size
ANI4IN - Audio Network Interface (Dante Only) See release notes Posted June 30, 2017 Download PACK (3.35 mb)

RECOMMENDATION

Update all ANI4IN devices in a configuration to the same firmware version.

NEW FEATURES

  • Audio Encryption support with MXA910, MXA310, ANI4IN, ANI4OUT, ANIUSB-MATRIX, ANI22 and P300-IMX.
  • Packet Bridge
  • PEQ copy/paste and import/export options

IMPROVEMENTS

  • Integrates Audinate's Dante™ Ultimo firmware update, which resolves a rare audio loss issue that can occur when devices are static for longer than 1 month.
  • Configuration
    • PEQ tab added  
  • Presets
    • "Default Settings" added as a preset
    • Name of the active preset displays above the Preset drop-down
    • "Clear Preset" option added to "Save As Preset" 
  • Device names can now begin with a number
  • New commands strings
  • Fixed an IP configuration issue in manual mode that prevents setting IP address w.x.y.z with subnet mask 255.0.0.0 for class A networks.
  • General bug fixes

KNOWN ISSUE

  • When exporting Presets using Safari on a Mac OS, the file type is saved incorrectly and must be renamed to .json to be imported

NOTES

  • ANI4IN: User Guide Command Strings
  • ANI4IN (Dante Only) version 2.0.7 is compatible with ANI4IN (Dante Only) devices running version 2.0.7 and below, but it is recommended to update all devices used together to the same firmware version.
  • To operate ANI4IN version 2.0.7 with Dante Controller, reference the following minimum versions: v3.10.2.4 (Windows) and v3.10.2.3 (Mac OS X)
  • To operate ANI4IN version 2.0.7 with other Shure networked systems, reference the following list of minimum versions supported:
    • ANI4IN 2.0.7
    • ANI4OUT 2.0.8
    • MXA910 2.0.8
    • Microflex Wireless 5.1.23 
    • ULXD4D/4Q 2.1.16
    • SCM820 1.3.3
    • Shure Update Utility 2.3.0.18
    • Shure Web Device Discovery 1.1
File Date Download Size
ANI4IN - Audio Network Interface (Dante Only) See release notes Posted December 01, 2016 Download PACK (3.3 mb)

RECOMMENDATION

Update all Microflex® Advance™ microphones and Audio Network Interfaces in a configuration to the same firmware version.

IMPROVEMENTS

  • Network Audio LED turns off when no Dante Channels are routed
  • Push to Dante feature now appends a -d to the Dante Device Name, preventing discovery issues
  • Bug fixes

KNOWN ISSUE

  • When exporting Presets using Safari on a Mac OS, the file type is saved incorrectly and must be renamed to .json to be imported

NOTES

  • ANI4IN version 1.2.6 is compatible with microphones running version 1.2.6 and below, but it is recommended to update all devices used together to the same firmware version.
  • For operation of ANI4IN version 1.2.6 with other Shure networked systems, reference the following list of minimum versions supported:
    • ANI4OUT 1.1.6
    • MXA310 1.1.4
    • MXA910 1.1.3
    • Microflex Wireless 4.0.7
    • ULXD4 1.7.34
    • ULXD4Q 1.7.34
    • SCM820 1.3.3
    • Shure Update Utility 2.2.2
    • Shure Web Device Discovery 1.0.18
File Date Download Size
ANI4IN - Audio Network Interface (Dante Only) See release notes Posted July 08, 2016 Download PACK (3.23 mb)

Initial release

Latest is 2.0.7

Version

File Date Download Size
ANI4IN - Audio Network Interface See release notes Posted July 07, 2017 Download PACK (3.61 mb)

RECOMMENDATION

Update all ANI4IN devices in a configuration to the same firmware version.

NEW FEATURES

  • Audio Encryption support with MXA910, MXA310, ANI4IN, ANI4OUT, ANIUSB-MATRIX, ANI22 and P300-IMX.
  • Packet Bridge
  • PEQ copy/paste and import/export options

IMPROVEMENTS

  • Integrates Audinate's Dante™ Ultimo firmware update, which resolves a rare audio loss issue that can occur when devices are static for longer than 1 month.
  • Configuration
    • PEQ tab added  
  • Presets
    • "Default Settings" added as a preset
    • Name of the active preset displays above the Preset drop-down
    • "Clear Preset" option added to "Save As Preset" 
  • Device names can now begin with a number
  • New commands strings
  • Fixed an IP configuration issue in manual mode that prevents setting IP address w.x.y.z with subnet mask 255.0.0.0 for class A networks.
  • General bug fixes

KNOWN ISSUE

  • When exporting Presets using Safari on a Mac OS, the file type is saved incorrectly and must be renamed to .json to be imported

NOTES

  • ANI4IN: User Guide Command Strings
  • To operate ANI4IN version 2.0.7 with Dante Controller, reference the following minimum versions: v3.10.2.4 (Windows) and v3.10.2.3 (Mac OS X)
  • To operate ANI4IN version 2.0.7 with other Shure networked systems, reference the following list of minimum versions supported:
    • ANI4IN 2.0.7
    • ANI4OUT 2.0.8
    • MXA910 2.0.8
    • Microflex Wireless 5.1.23 
    • ULXD4D/4Q 2.1.16
    • SCM820 1.3.3
    • Shure Update Utility 2.3.0.18
    • Shure Web Device Discovery 1.1

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