Kramer KADS-100 Master KADS Audio Controller

Product Code: KADS-100
Condition: Used
  • Now £1,299.00
  • (£1,558.80 inc. VAT)
  • RRP £1,399.00
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The KADS−100 (Kramer Audio Distribution System) is a master audio controller for use with multiple, remote, active KADS−1 and KADS−2 speakers. It features eight unbalanced mono audio inputs, one S/PDIF digital stereo audio input, and one USB connector for mass−storage devices. RS−232 data and commands flow bidirectionally allowing remote status requests and control of the speakers.

The KADS system runs power and eight audio channels over a single standard speaker cable. It supports up to 99 speakers in a system with equalization and gain control on each speaker.

  • High-Resolution Audio Support.
  • Highly Flexible Layout Options  - Supports up to 8 speakers per branch) in a daisy chain. Additional branches (up to 99 speakers) require KADS−2 branching speakers with additional power supplies.
  • Eight Logical Audio Channels  - Each input can be assigned to one or more KADS speakers.
  • Ten Presets  - For storing commonly used configurations.
  • Bidirectional RS-232  - RS−232 data and commands flow bidirectionally allowing remote status requests and control of up to eight daisy−chained KADS−1 speakers on a single standard speaker cable.
  • USB  - USB−A for Mass Storage & USB−C Mini for Firmware upgrade.
  • Control  - RS−232, Ethernet (built−in web server) & IR. Each speaker: Input source, volume, base, mid−range plus mic gain/delay.
  • System Range  - Up to 30m (100ft) between speakers, total range 240m (800ft). Longer ranges require additional power supplies for KADS−2 branching speakers.
  • Built-In Ethernet Web Server.
  • Size - Standard 19" (1U). Rack "ears" included.


  • Presentation and multimedia applications
  • Long-range audio distribution for schools, hospitals, stores and security applications
  • INPUTS: 1 mic on a 6.5mm phone jack (F), 8 analog stereo audio on RCA connectors, 1 S/PDIF audio on an RCA connector, 1 USB on a USB Type A connector.
  • OUTPUTS: 1 speaker on a 2−pin terminal block connector.
  • PORTS: 1 bidirectional RS−232 on a 9−pin D−sub connector, (for remote serial control or firmware upgrades), 1 prog/upgrade on a mini USB, (for firmware upgrades), 1 Ethernet on an RJ−45 TP connector.
  • RS-232: Baud rate: 115200bps, mode: full−duplex.
  • USB FLASH-DRIVE: Maximum 1Gb partition formatted as FAT32.
  • POWER CONSUMPTION: 100−240V AC, 50/60Hz, 220VA.
  • TRANSMISSION DISTANCE: Up to 30m (100ft) on a two−wire twisted power cable.
  • SUPPORTED WEB BROWSERS: Windows 7 and higher: IE (32/64 bit) version 10, Firefox version 30, Chrome version 35
  • MAC: Chrome version 35, Firefox version 27, Safari version 7
  • Android OS: Chrome version 35
  • iOS: Chrome version 35, Safari version 7.
  • OPERATING TEMPERATURE: 0° to +40°C (32° to 104°F).
  • STORAGE TEMPERATURE: –40° to +70°C (–40° to 158°F).
  • HUMIDITY: 10% to 90%, RHL non−condensing.
  • COOLING: Forced air, fan.
  • ENCLOSURE TYPE: Aluminum.
  • RACK MOUNT: With included rack “ears”.
  • FURNITURE MOUNT: With included rubber feet.
  • PRODUCT DIMENSIONS: 19" x 7.20 x 1U (43.6cm x 18.30cm 4.36cm) W, D, H
  • PRODUCT WEIGHT: 0.0kg (0.0lbs) approx.
  • SHIPPING DIMENSIONS: 55.00cm x 27.60cm x 10.70cm (21.65" x 10.87" x 4.21" ) W, D, H
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT: 0.0kg (0.0lbs) approx.
  • VIBRATION: ISTA 1A in carton (International Safe Transit Association).
  • INCLUDED ACCESSORIES: Power cord, remote control RC−IR3, 1 ferrite ring PN 2582−000021.
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