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Behringer SD16 Digital Snake

Product Code: 384760

The Behringer SD16 - I/O Stage Box with 16 Preamps is designed to connect the onstage talent to the Front of House (FOH) console.

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Behringer SD16 Digital Snake

The Behringer SD16 - I/O Stage Box with 16 Preamps is designed to connect the onstage talent to the Front of House (FOH) console. The stagebox provides 16 remote-controlled Midas-designed preamplifiers as well as eight servo-balanced analog XLR outputs. Two of the programmable inputs are compatible with Hi-Z sources so you can connect keyboards, acoustic, and bass guitars, etc. A USB port is included for fast and easy system updates via your PC. AES50 networking capability provides compatibility with many digital mixers


When Behringer first developed their SD16 digital snake system, they intended it to go hand-in-hand with their powerful X32 digital mixing system. But limiting such a convenient and affordable digital snake to the X32 alone would have been a shame, which is why Behringer designed it around the strict guidelines established by Klark Teknik. The result is an affordable digital snake that's completely compatible with any digital console that sports an AES50 digital Ethernet connection. So if you're running a Midas or Behringer digital mixing board, if it's got an AES50 Ethernet port on it, if you've got an SD8 digital snake, you're never more than a single connection away from your stage box.


Remote-controllable preamps make setup fast, easy, and painless

Even if you try to get a jog in every day, no one likes having to run up to the stage every time you have to make an adjustment to your stage box. Thanks to the Behringer SD16 digital snake system's remote-controllable preamp design, those back-and-forth cross-venue dashes are a thing of the past. Using the Klark Teknik SuperMAC protocol, your SD16 will show up in your digital mixer's OS, giving you the control you need over your pres, right from the front of house position. And by the way, these preamps are the exact same high-quality Midas-designed preamps found in the X32 console, so you know you're getting quality sound with low noise and tons of headroom.


Total integration with Behringer's P-16 personal monitoring system

Streamlined, affordable, and super-easy-to-use, everyone's raving about Behringer's Powerplay P16 personal monitoring systems. When you add a Behringer SD16 digital snake system to your PA rig, you're not just getting a great set of remote-controllable preamps and ditching tons of bulky cable, you're ready to add an advanced personal monitoring system directly inline with the rig you already have. That's because your SD16 digital snake comes equipped with Ultranet connectivity, which provides your Powerplay P16-M monitor controllers with a digital split straight from the stage box.




  • 16 x fully programmable and remote-controllable Midas-designed mic preamps give you exceptional sound, right from the stage
  • 8 x analog, servo-balanced XLR outputs let you send complete monitor mixes to the stage
  • AES50 network ports featuring Klark Teknik SuperMac technology, providing you with ultra-low latency digital audio that's in-ear compatible
  • Ultranet connectivity for Behringer's Powerplay P16 Personal Monitoring System is perfect for in-ear applications
  • Digital audio and control connectivity for Turbosound IQ speaker systems with Ultranet networking capability
  • Dual AES50 ports let you cascade multiple units, without a merger or a router
  • Up to 168' of networking capability via a single lightweight CAT-5e cable (not included)
  • USB connector for system updates via PC
  • Rack ears and protection bumpers included for installed and mobile applications
  • Ultra-compact and roadworthy, all-steel chassis

A/D-D/A Conversion: 24-Bit @ 44.1 / 48kHz, 114 dB Dynamic Range

Networked I/O Latency: 1.1 ms

Programmable Mic Preamps: 16

Line Outputs, Balanced XLR: 8

Ultranet Outputs, RJ45: 4

AES50 SuperMac Networking, Neutrik Ethercon: 2

USB Port For System Updates, Type B: 1

Preamp Design: MIDAS

THD + Noise, 20 dB Gain, 0 dBu Out: <0.005 Percent, A-Weighted

Phantom Power, Switchable Per Input: 48V

Equivalent Input Noise Level, XLR: -128 dBu, A-Weighted

CMRR, XLR, @ 20 dB Gain (Typical): >60 dB

CMRR, XLR, @ 40 dB Gain: >65 dB

Frequency Range: 10Hz - 22kHz

Dynamic Range: 105 dB

A/D Dynamic Range: 109 dB

D/A Dynamic Range: 108 dB

Cross Talk Rejection: 90 dB

Mic Input Impedance: 5kΩ Unbalanced / 10kΩ Balanced

Non Clip Maximum Input Level: +23 dBu

Hi-Z Input Impedance: 1MΩ Unbalanced / 2MΩ Balanced

Line Input Impedance: 20kΩ Unbalanced / 40kΩ Balanced

Non Clip Maximum Input Level: +21 dBu

Output Impedance: 50Ω

Output Level: +4 dBu / +21 dBu

Residual Noise Level: -88 dBu, A-Weighted

Digital In/Out
-AES50 SuperMac Networking: 2 x 48 Channels, Bidirectional
-AES50 Super Cable Length: Up To 100m
-ULTRANET Networking: 1 x 16 Channels, Unidirectional
-ULTRANET Cable Length, CAT5 Shielded: Up To 75m
-ULTRANET Phantom Power For P16-M Personal Mixers: 2 Powered Outputs

Power Supply: 100-240V (50/60Hz)

Power Consumption: 45W

Weight: 3.2 kg

-Height: 333 mm
-Width: 149 mm
-Depth: 140 mm

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