TF Series

TF5 TF3 TF1
Fader Configuration 32 + 1 (Master) 24 + 1 (Master) 16 + 1 (Master)
Mixing Capacity Input Channels 48 (40 mono + 2 stereo + 2 return) 48 (40 mono + 2 stereo + 2 return) 40 (32 mono + 2 stereo + 2 return)
Aux Buses 20 (8 mono + 6 stereo) 20 (8 mono + 6 stereo) 20 (8 mono + 6 stereo)
Stereo Buses 1 1 1
Sub Buses 1 1 1
Input channel functions 8 DCA Groups 8 DCA Groups 8 DCA Groups
I/O Inputs 32 mic/line (XLR/TRS combo) + 2 stereo line (RCA pin) 24 mic/line (XLR/TRS combo) + 2 stereo line (RCA pin) 16 mic/line (XLR/TRS combo) + 2 stereo line (RCA pin)
Outputs 16 (XLR) 16 (XLR) 16 (XLR)
Expansion slots 1 1 1
On-board processors DSP 8 Effects + 10 GEQ 8 Effects + 10 GEQ 8 Effects + 10 GEQ
USB 34x34 USB Audio Interface, 2-track recording via USB Storage Device 34x34 USB Audio Interface, 2-track recording via USB Storage Device 34x34 USB Audio Interface, 2-track recording via USB Storage Device
Sampling frequency rate Internal 48 kHz 48 kHz 48 kHz
Signal delay Less than 2.6 ms, INPUT to OMNI OUT, Fs=48 kHz Less than 2.6 ms, INPUT to OMNI OUT, Fs=48 kHz Less than 2.6 ms, INPUT to OMNI OUT, Fs=48 kHz
Fader 100 mm motorized, Resolution = 10-bit, +10 dB to –138 dB, –∞ dB all faders 100 mm motorized, Resolution = 10-bit, +10 dB to –138 dB, –∞ dB all faders 100 mm motorized, Resolution = 10-bit, +10 dB to –138 dB, –∞ dB all faders
Total harmonic distortion Less than 0.05% 20 Hz–20 kHz @+4 dBu into 600 , INPUT to OMNI OUT, Input Gain=Min. (Measured with a –18 dB/octave filter@80 kHz) Less than 0.05% 20 Hz–20 kHz @+4 dBu into 600 , INPUT to OMNI OUT, Input Gain=Min. (Measured with a –18 dB/octave filter@80 kHz) Less than 0.05% 20 Hz–20 kHz @+4 dBu into 600 , INPUT to OMNI OUT, Input Gain=Min. (Measured with a –18 dB/octave filter@80 kHz)
Frequency response +0.5, –1.5 dB 20 Hz–20 kHz, refer to +4 dBu output @1kHz, INPUT to OMNI OUT +0.5, –1.5 dB 20 Hz–20 kHz, refer to +4 dBu output @1kHz, INPUT to OMNI OUT +0.5, –1.5 dB 20 Hz–20 kHz, refer to +4 dBu output @1kHz, INPUT to OMNI OUT
Dynamic range 110 dB typ., DA Converter, 107 dB typ., INPUT to OMNI OUT, Input Gain=Min. 110 dB typ., DA Converter, 107 dB typ., INPUT to OMNI OUT, Input Gain=Min. 110 dB typ., DA Converter, 107 dB typ., INPUT to OMNI OUT, Input Gain=Min.
Hum & noise level Equivalent input noise –128 dBu typ., Input Gain=Max. (Measured with an A-Weight filter) –128 dBu typ., Input Gain=Max. (Measured with an A-Weight filter) –128 dBu typ., Input Gain=Max. (Measured with an A-Weight filter)
Residual output noise –85 dBu, ST master off (Measured with an A-Weight filter) –85 dBu, ST master off (Measured with an A-Weight filter) –85 dBu, ST master off (Measured with an A-Weight filter)
Crosstalk –100 dB (Measured with a –30 dB/octave filter@22 kHz), adjacent INPUT/OMNI OUT channels, Input Gain=Min. –100 dB (Measured with a –30 dB/octave filter@22 kHz), adjacent INPUT/OMNI OUT channels, Input Gain=Min. –100 dB (Measured with a –30 dB/octave filter@22 kHz), adjacent INPUT/OMNI OUT channels, Input Gain=Min.
Power requirements 100–240 V 50/60 Hz 100–240 V 50/60 Hz 100–240 V 50/60 Hz
Power consumption 120 W 110 W 100 W
Dimensions W 866 mm (34.1in) 716 mm (28.2in) 510 mm (20.1in)
H 225 mm (8.9in) 225 mm (8.9in) 225 mm (8.9in)
D 599 mm (23.6in) 599 mm (23.6in) 599 mm (23.6in)
Net weight 20.0 kg (44.1lb) 17.0 kg (37.5lb) 13.5 kg (29.8lb)
Accessories Quick Guide, Power Cord, CUBASE AI download information Quick Guide, Power Cord, CUBASE AI download information Quick Guide, Power Cord, CUBASE AI download information
Options Expansion Card, Foot Switch (FC5) Expansion Card, Foot Switch (FC5) Rack-mount Kit RK5014, Expansion Card, Foot Switch (FC5)
Others Operating temperature range: 0–40 °C, Storage temperature range: -20–60 °C Operating temperature range: 0–40 °C, Storage temperature range: -20–60 °C Operating temperature range: 0–40 °C, Storage temperature range: -20–60 °C

Analog input characteristics

Input Terminals GAIN Load
Impedance
For Use With
Nominal
Input Level Connector balanced /
Unbalanced
Sensitivity*1 Nominal Max. before clip
INPUT1-32 (TF5)
INPUT1-24 (TF3)
INPUT1-16 (TF1)
+66dB 7.5K Ω
50-600 Mics
or 600 Lines
-82dBu (61.6V) -62dBu (0.616mV) -42dBu (6.16mV) Combo Jack (XLR-3-31 type *2
or TRS phone *3)
Balanced
-6dB -10dBu (245mV) +10dBu (2.45V) +30dBu (24.5V)
ST IN 1,2 10k 600 Lines -30dBV (31.6V) -10dBV (316mV) +10dBV (3.16V) RCA Pin Jack Unbalanced

*1. Sensitivity is the lowest level that will produce an output of +4dBu (1.23V) or the nominal output level when the unit is set to maximum gain. (All faders and level controls are at maximum position.)
*2. 1: GND, 2: HOT, 3: COLD
*3. Tip: HOT, Ring: COLD, Sleeve: GND
*4 In these specifications, 0dBu = 0.775Vrms.
*5.+48V DC (phantom power) can be supplied to INPUT XLR type connectors via each individual software controlled switch.

Analog output characteristics

Output Terminals Source
Impedance
For Use With
Nominal
GAIN SW Output Level Connector balanced /
Unbalanced
Nominal Max. before clip
OMNI OUT 1-16 75Ω 600 Lines
“+24dBu” position (default)

+4dBu (1.23 V) +24dBu (12.3 V) XLR-3-32 type *1 Balanced
PHONES *5 100Ω 40 Phones 3mW 75mW Stereo Phone Jack (TRS) *2 Unbalanced

*1.1: GND,2: HOT, 3: COLD
*2 Tip: LEFT, Ring: RIGHT, Sleeve: GND
*3 In these specifications, 0dBu = 0.775Vrms.
*4 All output DA converters are 24bit, 128times oversampling.
*5 The position of the level control is lowered by 16dB from the maximum.

Digital input/output specifications

Terminals Format Data length Audio Connector
USB (TO HOST) USB 24bit 34ch input / 34ch output, PCM USB (B type)
iPad USB Playback: MP3 or WAV file data / Record: WAV file data
USB (A type)

 

Control I/O specifications

Terminals Format Level Connector
NETWORK IEEE802.3 10BASE-T/100Base-TX RJ-45
FOOT SW TS Phone