Hardware Specifications
 Maximum Height 

(front) 3.9 inches (100 mm)
(rear) 7.3 inches (186 mm) 
 Maximum Width 38.95 inches (989 mm) with endcaps 
 Maximum Depth 28.15 inches (715 mm) 
 Weight 125 lbs (56.7 Kg) 
 Power Requirements 100–240 V, 50–60 Hz, 200 W 
 USB Ports (5) USB 2.0 
 IEEE-1394 Port  FireWire (for Pro Tools only)
 GPI Port DB9 female 
 Footswitch Connectors (2) 1/4-inch TRS 
 MIDI In/Out 5-pin DIN female 
 Word Clock In/Out BNC female 
 VGA Port DB-15 mini-female (1024 x 768 resolution, mirrored display mode) 
 DVI Port DVI female (1024 x 768 resolution, mirrored display mode) 
 ECx Ethernet Control RJ-45 (for ECx remote control) 
 Console Light Connectors (2) XLR3-F 
 Avid VENUE | SC48 General Audio Specifications
 Internal Sample Frequency 48 kHz 
 External Sample Frequency 48 kHz +/-10 ppm (Word Clock input) 
 Processing Delay Less than 2.3 ms (48 channels, stage input through L-R bus to stage output) 
 Internal Processing Up to 48-bit, fixed point (288 dB internal dynamic range) 
 Frequency Response +/-0.2 dB (22 Hz – 20 kHz BW, relative to 1 kHz) 
 Dynamic Range 108 dB typ 
 Crosstalk -100 dB typ (adjacent stage inputs to L-R bus, @ 1kHz) 
 Residual Output Noise -90 dBu typ (20 Hz – 20 kHz BW) 
Avid VENUE | SC48 Stage I/O (standard configuration)
 AI16 Analog Input Cards (3)
 Connector (x16) XLR3-F, balanced 
 Phantom Power +48V (individually switchable per channel via software), 10 mA max 
 Maximum Input Level +32 dBu with pad* 
 Pad 20 dB 
 Gain +10 dB to +60 dB 
 Input Impedance pad off: 5.5k Ohm, leg to ground
pad on: 3.8k Ohm, leg to ground 
 EIN -126 dBu typ (maximum gain, 150 Ohm source, 20 Hz – 20 kHz BW, unweighted)* 
 A/D Converter 24-bit, delta sigma 
 AO16 Analog Output Card (1)
 Connector (x16 XLR3-M, balanced 
 Maximum Output Level +24 dBu* 
 Output Impedance 50 Ohm, leg to ground 
 D/A Converter 24-bit, delta sigma, 128x oversampling 

* 0 dBu = 0.775V rms

 Talkback Mic Input
 Connector XLR3-F 
 Phantom Power +15V @ 6mA (switchable) 
 Sensitivity -2 dBu to -32 dBu (variable in 6 gain steps) 
 Input Impedance 4k Ohms 
  2-Track Analog Inputs
 Connector 1/4-inch TRS 
 Maximum Input Level +24 dBu 
 Input Impedance 10k Ohms 
 2-Track Analog Outputs
 Connector 1/4-inch TRS 
 Maximum Output Level +24 dBu 
 Output Impedance 50 Ohms 
 2-Track Digital AES Inputs
 Connector XLR3-F 
 Format AES/EBU 
 Word Length 24-bit 
 Sample Rate 48 kHz 
 Sample Rate Conversion 3:1 ratio 
 2-Track Digital AES Outputs
 Connector XLR3-M 
 Format AES/EBU 
 Word Length 24-bit 
 Sample Rate 48 kHz 
 Dithering None 
 Channel Status Info Pro Audio 48K, no Emphasis
 Headphone Output
 Connector (1) 1/4-inch TRS, unbalanced 
 Output Impedance 50 Ohms 
 Maximum RMS Power Output (at +21 dBu) 106 mW (with 32-Ohm headphones) 130 mW (with 600-Ohm headphones)