NAB 2019: Comrex To Debut ACCESS NX Rack
Comrex will soon release ACCESS NX Rack, a new rackmount IP audio codec.
Since it was released in 2005, the Comrex ACCESS Rackmount has become an industry standard. Now, it’s been updated to incorporate the technical advances from the last decade. ACCESS NX Rack features completely new hardware, allowing for AES67, AES3 or analog audio I/O. ACCESS NX Rack can connect to Wi-fi and 4G modems, and supports a wide arrange of connection protocols and audio encoders. It’s driven via a new HTML5-based web user interface. ACCESS NX Rack i compatible with all Comrex IP audio codecs as well as the Comrex FieldTap smartphone app.
ACCESS NX Rack also includes Comrex CrossLock technology, a proprietary suite of tools that solidify connections over IP networks. By sending two identical streams through two separate networks (redundancy mode), CrossLock provides a fail-safe in the event that the primary network falters.
ACCESS NX Rack also includes HotSwap, a new function included with the latest version of ACCESS firmware. HotSwap allows users to designate one network as a backup that will only engage when the primary network has failed. Fall-over to backup happens in a matter of seconds, and fallback is seamless.