MediaMatrix® Releases CAB™ 8n Configurable Audio Bridge

The CAB 8n is a compact, half-width, 1RU-tall device that allows convenient mounting in equipment racks and under tables.

June 14th, 2012

Peavey® Commercial Audio has released the CAB™ 8n, a new 8×8 CobraNet configurable digital audio bridge from MediaMatrix® that provides an unparalleled eight individually configured audio channels for networked digital audio systems.

The CAB 8n is a compact, half-width, 1RU-tall device that allows convenient mounting in equipment racks and under tables. The unique I/O configuration means all the inputs and outputs required can be handled by a single box, and everything can be connected via a single Ethernet cable when used with any standard PoE (Power over Ethernet) network switch or standard power injector. A 12VDC power inlet is included for situations where PoE is not available.

The CAB 8n also includes GPIO and serial bridging, including eight programmable pins and two Form C relays. The serial bridging is capable of handling RS-232, EIA-422 and EIA-485.

Consultants & contractors are encouraged to contact their MediaMatrix representative for more information.
8 analog audio channels, individually configurable as inputs or outputs
Rackmountable, 1RU tall by half rack width
Power over Ethernet (PoE) or external 24VDC power supply (provided)
8 programmable GPIO pins
2 Form C relays
Audio signal LEDs on the front panel
Serial Bridging support for RS-232, EIA-485 and EIA-422
All connections are made with mini-Euro connectors
Fault Relay featuring N/O and N/C connections
Features, specifications and pricing are subject to change without notice.

About MediaMatrix®
MediaMatrix® is a division of Peavey®, one of the largest manufacturers of professional audio equipment in the world. Peavey has earned more than 180 patents and distributes to more than 136 other countries. MediaMatrix revolutionized the high-end audio technology market with its digital audio processing and control interfacing systems, and can now be found in more than 10,000 airports, stadiums, theme parks, government facilities and other venues around the world. To find out more about MediaMatrix, visit

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