NAMM 2020: RME Debuts Three New Audio Networking Products

The new 12Mic, AVB Tool and M-1610 Pro offer flexible, reliable solutions for AVB conversion and recording. Here's what you need to know about them.  

Anaheim, CA – January 16, 2020 — RME, German manufacturer of premium digital audio solutions, will launch the new 12Mic, AVB Tool and M-1610 Pro at the 2020 NAMM Show from January 16–19. The three new audio networking products provide professionals with state-of-the-art mic preamps, flexible conversion and recording solutions for AVB and MADI applications that ensure pristine audio.

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RME’s first microphone preamplifier designed for audio networks, the 12Mic 12-channel digitally controlled mic pre features integrated MADI and AVB connectivity along with RME’s highest-quality converters for professional recording situations.


The new AVB Tool features four state-of-the-art microphone preamps, 64 channels of AVB, up to 128 channels of MADI and four analog channels for pristine audio applications — making it a valuable tool in various recording applications, speaker calibration using SMAART, as well as live or broadcast applications.


The M-1610 Pro combines AD/DA conversion with redundant AVB and up to two independent MADI ports to deliver M-32 Pro-quality performance at an attractive price. Audio professionals in live recording situations will love the flexibility and reliability of this unit which features a unique notification system that provides rapid feedback on the device’s current state.

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