NetMax 300 MIPS digital matrix controller

  • Full IRIS-Net supervision, control, and scheduling
  • Comprehensive 32-channel routing and mixing
  • Huge range of DSP filters, EQ, dynamics, and delays
  • FIR-Drive loudspeaker optimization
  • 300 MIPS internal processing
  • Up to 1000 MIPS of processing power available per unit
  • 115 dB dynamic range for clean, quiet sound
  • Internal 48-bit processing for outstanding audio fidelity
  • Auto-compiling DSP engine with ultra-low fixed latency
  • Modular architecture with hardware expansion slots  
  • Fully-programmable analog and digital GPIO support
  • Support for Ethernet, RS-232, USB, and CAN
  • CobraNet and Dante audio networking options


Height 88.1mm (3.47")
Width 483mm (19.02")
Depth 381mm (15")

Weight Net 7.37kg (16.25 lbs)
Power Consumption³ 90 W max. (incl. 2 x AI-1, 2 x AO-1, 1 x CM-1 modules)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (A-weighted) 115dB
Power Supply 100 - 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
Network Control (IRIS-Net) Yes
Sample Rate 48 kHz internal
Data Format 24 Bit linear A/D and D/A conversion, 48 Bit processing
Internal Processing 2 DSPs Standard (150 MHz, 300 MIPS)1 DSP per Audio Module (100 MHz, 100 MIPS)DSP-1 Extension Module optional (+300 MIPS)
Network Interface Ethernet-10/100 MBit/s, RJ-45
CAN Bus Interface 2 x RJ-45
Serial Interface 2 Ports, 9pin D-Sub female (Remote Control)
GPIO Control Ports 2 x 6-pole Euro block4 Control Inputs (analog 0 - 10 V / logic control)3 Control Outputs (Relay contact to ground) 1 Fault Output (NC Relay contact) 3 Reference Outputs (+5 V / +10 V/ GND)
Cooling Left-to-right, 3-stage fan
Audio Network CobraNet CM-1 Module (optional)
FIR-Drive Yes
Total Harmonic Distortion 0.005%


Name Language Size Date
ProSound Loudspeakers and Electronics Catalog EN 15.43MB 04.02.2019
Name Size Date
Environmental Compliance Document 148KB 10.03.2017
N8000, EC Declaration of Conformity 950KB 11.13.2019
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NetMax N8000 Engineering Data Sheet EN 334KB 04.12.2019
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N8000 Firmware 1.26.1 EN 2.42MB 07.22.2019
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EV NetMax N8000 Parser Documentation EN 244KB 03.17.2011
KT DN8000 Digital Parameters EN 67KB 02.22.2006
N8000 Owners' Manual EN 1.54MB 08.22.2008
Using External Control Modules with the NetMax Control Ports EN 228KB 03.17.2011
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Cowboys Stadium 2009 30 410KB 11.02.2015
Cowboys Stadium 2009 34 336KB 11.02.2015
Cowboys Stadium 2009 35 515KB 11.02.2015

N8000 front-trans

Name Language Size Date
Allgemeine Lieferbedingungen DE 184KB 11.30.2016
General Terms & Conditions of Deliver for Export Business EN 57KB 11.26.2014
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Audio 101 - Basic Audio Terminology EN 2.74MB 12.13.2012
Audio 101 - Loudspeaker Basics EN 3.02MB 12.13.2012
FIR Drive Technology EN 865KB 01.22.2014
PA Bible 09: Mixing for the Live Performance EN 316KB 12.26.2007
Safely Driving Your Sound System EN 234KB 10.09.2009
The EV PA Bible EN 1.14MB 12.26.2007
The PA Bible Chapter Zero EN 1.14MB 06.11.2018
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