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Analog Devices Unveils SHARC? Audio Module Platform for Rapid Audio DSP Project Development

Feb 25 2019 - Norwood, MA
  • Sharc-Module-RGB-300x300-Title-WebAnalog Devices, Inc. (ADI) announced today the availability of the SHARC® Audio Module (ADZS-SC589-MINI), a hardware/software platform that facilitates efficient product prototyping, development, and production of a variety of digital audio products. Delivering an innovative combination of high-performance audio signal processing components and a comprehensive software development environment, the SHARC Audio Module is ideal for effects processors, multi-channel audio systems, MIDI synthesizers, and many other DSP-based audio projects.

    Traditional product development efforts usually require a significant investment in time and effort to select components, prototype a board, and develop a basic software structure before developers can even begin to address their own product needs. The SHARC Audio Module significantly accelerates this process by providing an audio platform integrating a wide selection of analog and digital I/O with a fundamental software package and development environment. The SHARC Audio Module can be used as a self-contained system but can also be expanded, allowing for the creation of custom I/O and control surfaces.

    “The SHARC Audio Module is an ideal central hub for development of audio processing devices,” said Brewster LaMacchia, CEO of Clockworks, Inc. “It’s allowed me to create a variety of highly functional custom I/O peripherals in a fraction of the time it would have taken to design an entire system from the ground up.”

    The centerpiece of the SHARC Audio Module is Analog Devices’ ADSP-SC589 processor, a state-of-the-art engine for audio processing, featuring two 500MHz SHARC+® DSP cores and an ARM® Cortex®-A5 core. Connected to the processor is a carefully designed set of system peripherals, including:

    Pricing & Availability
    Product Name Availability Single Unit Price
    ADZS-SC589-MINI Now $195.00

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