Orbis CU

Orbis Control Unit

Microphone units can be connected in two lines or in a ring
• Connection with redundancy for maximum reliability: max. 50 microphone units in a ring
• Connection without redundancy: max. 100 microphone units (50 per line)
• Power supply via external power supply unit (included with delivery)
• High-quality housing made of brushed aluminium
• Glass panel for operation and to display individual menus and a status line
• Rotary encoder to select and set menus
• Illuminated corona to display standby or operating mode
• Insertion for SD card and REC button to record audio signals
• Control and configuration of the microphone units
• Plug-in type inputs and outputs
• RS232 interface for control and configuration of the system
• Reset to restore the factory settings
• NOM function – max. Number of open Microphones, up to 8 microphone units can be allocated simultaneously
• Automatic audio channel allocation of the microphone units
• Fixed audio channel per chairman unit (max. 8)
• Operating modes: Normal – each participant can turn the microphone on or off Voice activation – the microphone is activated when someone speaks into it FiFo – when the number of open microphones is exceeded, the microphone which was activated first, will be deactivated
• Plug-in connections on the rear: 1x bal. audio master output via 3-pin XLR 1x unbal. audio master output via RCA phono 1x unbal. audio input via RCA phono 1x RS232 via 9-pin Sub-D 2x microphone connections via RJ45; with CAT5e cables (S/UTP, AWG 26 or better)
• Desktop housing
• Dimensions (LxWxH) 183.8x194x73.5 mm [7.24"x7.64"x2.89"]

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Architect's Specifications

beyerdynamic-Architects-Specifications-2018-03.zip (1.95 MB)

Planning Aids

PLA_OrbisCU_15-01_INT_PZ_A1.DWG (670.44 KB)


Orbis_Update_1_5_1.zip (4.01 MB)


MAN_Orbis-QuickStartGuide_DE-EN-FR-ES_.pdf (1.02 MB)

Media Control Protocols

Orbis_RS232_Protocol_V1.5.pdf (1.06 MB)


MAN_Orbis-System_EN_.pdf (4.87 MB)

EU Declaration of Conformity

DEC_OrbisCU_EN_FCC_NEW (62.96 KB)

EU Declaration of Conformity

DEC_OrbisCU_EN_EU.pdf (56.25 KB)

Spec Sheet

DAT_Orbis-CU_EN_.pdf (970.26 KB)

Planning Aids

PLA_Orbis-CU-PZ-A1_14-12_DE-EN_CAD-drawings_.DXF (1.41 MB)

Planning Aids

PLA_Orbis-CU-PZ-A1_14-12_DE-EN_CAD-drawings_ (134.92 KB)

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