Nova 17


Small in size, but big on performance — with Nova17 you benefit from the superb quality that you can expect from all Lawo routers. This audio router excels with the sort of features that, even in smaller configurations, assure completely professional results. Whether in broadcasting, production or theatre applications, thanks to its flexible technology, the Nova17 can be used for signal distribution as well as a format converter or MADI breakout box.


Multiformat routing of audio and data signals
Integrated signal processing
Easy programmable logic core (free configuration)
Control via Ethernet (TCP/IP), CAN bus and serial interface
Transparent routing (mono routing) of digital signals (512x512 connects plus internal signals)
3RU or 6RU system rack
2 slots for mastercards16 slots for audio interfaces
2 slots for GPIO and phantom power
Passive ventilationTemperature surveillance
Integrated power supply 100…240V AC / 48…62 Hz
Active modules can be replaced during operation
Analog Mic/Line (transformer or electronically balanced)
Headphones (including VCA interface)
AES/EBU (AES3) with or without sample rate converter
ADAT® (ADAT® is a registered trademark of Alesis, LLC and is used here under license).
HD/SD SDI (Embedded Audio)
Serial data transfer (RS232, RS422, MIDI)
GPIO (Opto-coupler, relay, VCA)
Optional: up to six MADI ports on the motherboard
Sampling rate of 48kHz or 44.1kHz, depending on mastercard type
Possible clock sources: wordclock, MADI and internal generator
Wordclock out