ASI5408 and ASI5416 - Linear PCI CobraNet Sound Cards


The ASI5408 and ASI5416 are professional PCI sound cards designed for use in the installed sound and entertainment markets.

Using Cirrus Logic's CobraNet technology for streaming audio over Ethernet, the ASI5408 provides 8 channels of CobraNet receive and transmit, and the ASI5416 provides 16 channels of CobraNet receive and transmit.  These sound cards can be connected to any CobraNet compliant device.

The AASI5408, and ASI5416 are based on the TMS320C6713 floating point DSP connected to a high-speed bus-master PCI interface.

AudioScience MRX technology allows up to 8 streams (for the ASI5408), or up to 16 streams (for the ASI5416) of different sample rates to be played, recorded, and mixed over CobraNet. A choice of 16, 24, and 32bit PCM is available on all streams.

  • 8 channels (ASI5408) or 16 channels (ASI5416) of CobraNet receive and transmit on 100Mbit Ethernet operating at 48kHz
  • 8 (ASI5408) or 16 (ASI5416) mono/stereo streams of PCM playback
  • 8 (ASI5408) or 16 (ASI5416) mono/stereo streams of PCM record
  • MRX technology supports recording, playing and mixing of multiple stream formats and sample rates
  • Low Profile PCI card allows use in 2RU high rackmount computers
  • Up to 4 cards in one system
  • Windows and Linux software drivers available


ASI54xx Datasheet

Windows Combo Drivers
Linux HPI and ALSA Drivers