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ClearOne Converge 560 Professional Conferencing - Wired Controller

ClearOne Converge 560 Professional Conferencing
ClearOne Converge 560 Professional Conferencing
The Converge 560 conferencing systems deliver optimum audio performance and configuration flexibility for medium-sized rooms requiring up to nine microphones, all at a price point hundreds or even thousands of dollars below competitive offerings.
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Category:Audio Conferencing EquipmentManufacturer:Clearone
Categorization By Manufacturer:Professional ConferencingModel:910-153-560
 
The systems feature innovative microphone distribution boxes that deliver significant cost savings and flexibility for users:
* Converge 560 allow customers to connect their preferred microphones, such as wireless, tabletop, button and podium using industry-standard XLR connectors.
* The Converge 560 distribution box transports microphone signals over a single Cat 5 cable back to the mixer via distribution boxes significantly reducing on-site wiring complexity and installation time.
* Converge 560 also include an intuitive controller for simple user operation, eliminating the need for more expensive control systems and delivering a much lower total system cost.
The Converge 560 includes:
  • An audio mixer
  • Two microphone distribution boxes with three XLR connectors per box
  • A wired or wireless controller
New versions now available! The Converge 560 is now also available without a controller included. These versions provide the perfect fit for room applications that require a third-party control system such as AMX or Crestron, all at an extremely competitive price point. Click on "Part Numbers" to the right for SKU information.

CONVERGE 560 APPLICATIONS

  • Semi-customized Board Rooms
  • Multimedia Conference Rooms
    • Video conferencing
    • Web conferencing
  • Distance Learning Rooms
  • Classrooms with Video Conferencing
  • Deposition & Hearing Rooms

Superior Audio Performance

  • Full-duplex sound enables participants to speak and listen at the same time without cutting in and out
  • ClearEffect™ provides natural, full-sounding audio without requiring wideband on both ends
  • Distributed Echo Cancellation® effectively eliminates echo
  • Noise cancellation removes background noises from fans or HVAC systems
  • Automatic level controls keep participants’ audio balanced and consistent
  • First-mic priority eliminates hollow "tunnel" sound by activating only the microphone closest to the person speaking
  • Ability to add 3rd-party microphones allows flexibility in designing optimal room coverage
  • Local sound distribution (single speaker zone) allows amplification of presenter's voice in near-end room

Configuration Flexibility

  • Place mixer on tabletop, credenza, or in rack
  • Mic distribution boxes can be rack mounted or strategically positioned throughout the room to minimize microphone cable runs
  • Wireless or wired controller option

Ease of Use & Control

  • Dial pad resembles a standard phone
  • Built-in web server enables remote access
  • Configuration & device management software provides simple user interface for system configuration and operation
  • Microphone distribution boxes contain three industry-standard XLR microphone connectors for flexibility in using 3rd-party microphone solutions
  • Internal 10-watt amplifier drives speaker configuration of choice; external amplifier and speakers can also be added

Rich Media Ready

  • Interfaces with any video or web conferencing system, providing superior audio pickup.
  • Camera voice tracking capability allows six or nine camera presets for pan/tilt/zoom in video conferencing applications.
  • Recording option allows crystal-clear capture of both sides of conversation, useful particularly in courtroom environments.

Audio Mixer

Provides advanced audio processing for superior sound quality. Can be placed on a tabletop,
credenza, or in a standard equipment rack.

  • ClearOne audio technologies: Distributed Echo Cancellation®, Noise Cancellation, First Mic Priority, Look-Ahead Gating, ClearEffect™, Adaptive Modeling, Chairman Override Mode
  • Single speaker zone sound distribution allows amplification of presenter's voice in near-end room
  • Camera control: Camera presets triggered by microphone activation with video conferencing

Tabletop Controller

Wireless or wired controller provides intuitive interface that emulates a telephone keypad.

Rack Kit

Allows microphone distribution boxes to be mounted in a standard equipment rack.

Microphone Distribution Box

Converge 560 - two boxes. Each box contains three industry standard XLR microphone connectors. Boxes are daisy-chained from mixer using standard RJ-45 cables. Boxes can be rack-mounted with mixer or strategically positioned throughout room to minimize microphone cable runs.

Configuration & Device Management Software

Customize the audio settings and configure system via the built-in USB or Ethernet connection with drag-and-drop user interface.

  • Device Toolbox: Pre-configured audio settings for common auxiliary devices, such as video codecs and microphones
  • System Check: Verify Converge 560 components
  • Event Logging: Track system events
  • Network Find: Connect to other Converge 560 units
  • Firmware Upgrades: Update system remotely
Manuals
Converge 560 Manual(PDFÂ -Â 9976 KB)
Software Downloads
RAV-Ware 2.1.1(ZIPÂ -Â 14,581 KB)
RAV-Ware 2.1.1 Release Notes (PDFÂ -Â 26 KB)
Datasheets
Converge 560/590 Datasheet (PDFÂ -Â 751 KB)

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  • ClearOne has been in the business for more than 20 years and is the world’s leading provider for audio conferencing technologies and solutions. The company dominates the professional conferencing space with more than 54% of global market share. ClearOne’s products enhance presentation, collaboration, multimedia applications and distance communications while creating natural environments for efficient and effective personal/group communication.
    Some of the popular products and solutions offered include premium conferencing, tabletop conferencing, personal conferencing, AV distribution and control, conferencing microphones and media carts. The CHATAttach 150 Personal/Group speakerphone for medium and large conference rooms, CHAT 50 Personal Conferencing, CHAT 150 USB Personal Conferencing and CHAT 170 Personal Conferencing Speakerphone are among the best products.
    ClearOne is committed to provide the highest quality products ranging from office desktop conferencing to large professional conferencing venues like training centers, courtrooms, auditoriums and boardrooms.

  • Audio Conferencing equipment is used to facilitate a conference. It is a hi-tech equipment that is used for audio conferences. Conference equipment is used from office desktop conferencing to large professional conferencing venues like training centers, courtrooms, auditoriums and boardrooms.
    Some of the popular manufacturers are LifeSize, POLYCOM, ClearOne, and SONY. Popular products are LifeSize’s Phone - High Definition Audio Communications, ClearOne’s CHAT 50 Personal Conferencing, CHAT 150 USB Personal Conferencing and CHAT 170 Personal Conferencing Speakerphone, Polycom’s CX100 Speakerphone, Communicator Speakerphone, and SoundPoint IP 301.

  • Specifications

    Audio Performance

    Conditions: Unless otherwise specified,
    all measurements are performed
    from 20 Hz to 22 kHz BW limit (no
    weighting)
    Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 22 kHz
    +/- 1 dB
    Noise (EIN): -126 dBu, 20 kHz BW,
    max gain
    Rs= 150Ω
    THD+ Noise: <0.02%
    Dynamic Range: >105 dB (non A
    weighted)
    Crosstalk: <-91 dB re 20 dBu full band.

    Mic/Line Inputs 1-8

    Push-on mini-terminal block, balanced,
    bridging
    Impedance: > 5 KΩ
    Nominal Level: adjustable -56 dBu to 0 dBu
    (7dB step coarse gain adjustment)
    Maximum Level: -65 to +20 dBu
    Phantom Power: 24V, selectable

    Line Inputs 9-12

    Push-on mini-terminal block, balanced,
    bridging
    Impedance: > 5 KΩ
    Nominal Level: 0 dBu
    Maximum Level: 20 dBu

    Output 1-8

    Push-on mini-terminal block, balanced,
    bridging
    Impedance: < 50 Ω
    Nominal Level: 0 dBu
    Maximum Level: 20 dBu

    Auto Mixer Parameters

    Number of Open Microphones (NOM)
    PA Adaptive Mode
    First Mic Priority Mode
    Maximum # of Mics
    Ambient Level
    Gate Threshold Adjust
    Off Attenuation Adjust
    Hold Time
    Decay Rate
    Chairman Override
    96 Total Microphones per site
    6- Global Gating Groups
    4- Internal Gating Groups

    Matrix Mixing Parameters

    8- Microphone Analog Inputs
    4- Analog Line Inputs
    8- Analog Line Outputs
    4- Power Amplifier Outputs
    18- Expansion Bus in/out
    8- Assignable Processing Blocks in/out
    1- Telco in/out

    Assignable Processing Blocks

    Filters
    All Pass
    Low Pass
    High Pass
    Low shelving
    High shelving
    PEQ
    Notch
    Crossovers
    CD Horn
    Compressor
    Delay: adjustable up to 250 ms

    Power Amplifier Output Processing

    FeedBack Elimination w/ring cancellation
    10-band EQ filter
    4-node filter bank for Crossover
    Delay Block
    Compressor/Limiter
    Noise Gate for Hiss Control
    Sound Masking Generator per channel
    Adaptive Volume Control
    Multi Channel Control

    Microphone Processing

    4-node filter bank
    AGC/ALC
    Wideband AEC with NLP
    Tail-time: 130 msec
    Noise Cancellation

    Power Amplifiers

    Channels: 4
    Amplifier Output: 4x35 Watts into 8Ω
    Impedance: Selectable 8Ω, 70V, 100V
    THD + Noise: <0.2% (1/3 Power)
    Crosstalk: <-68 dB

    Telco Line Port

    RJ-11 POTS (plain old telephone
    service) or analog PBX extension
    A-lead supervision provided
    Telco Set Port
    Pass-though RJ-11 analog jack

    Telephone Audio Performance

    Conditions: Unless otherwise specified,
    all measurements are performed with ALC
    disabled, referenced @ -15dBm on/off
    telephone line
    Frequency Response: 250 Hz to 3.3 kHz
    +/-1 dB
    THD+N: <0.3% kHz
    SNR: > 62 dB

    Telephone Processing

    LEC: 31 msec tail-time
    Null: >55 dB
    Noise Cancellation: 6-15 dB
    ALC

    Expansion Bus

    Connection: CAT 5, RJ45
    Mix Minus Structure
    18 Audio Buses
    6 Gating Buses
    8 Reference Buses
    Network

    10/100 Auto Switching (PC and
    Network Port)
    HTTP Server
    Telnet Client
    SNMP Agent
    SMTP Client
    DNS
    DHCP

    RS-232

    DB-9
    9.6k – 115k baud
    8/1/0
    Hardware Flow Control

    USB

    Version 2.0 compatible
    Type: B-connector

    GPIO

    DB 25 female (A/B)
    Inputs: Active Low
    Outputs: Open Collector, 40Vdc, 40 mA
    Power

    100-240VAC; 50/60 Hz,
    300 Watts (maximum)
    Idle: 139 BTU/hr
    Full Load: 779 BTU/hr
    Efficiency: >80%

    Humidity

    15 to 80%

    Mechanical

    Dimensions: 2RU
    Weight: < 30 lbs.

    Environmental

    Operating temperature:
    32-122 degrees F

    Compliance

    FCC
    Industry Canada
    CE
    RoHS
    Class 2 Wiring Required

    Part Number

    910-151-882 Converge Pro 880TA
    Customer Testimonials
    Suewd

    "Excellent for collaborative meetings through Webex or in person. Small and easy to transport. Great for capturing notes for an entire group.Fabulous technology!"

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