The Solaro QR1 (quarter rack) DSP might stand in the shadow of its
Solaro FR1 big brother but don’t let size fool you. The QR1 is compact
but the same Linux platform and dual core processor drive this modular
drag and drop configured network processor and the modular I/O
architecture makes the QR1 highly user configurable. Eight modular card
slots accept 2ch audio input and output cards and 4ch GPIO cards
selectable as input or output. Plus, any card type, in any combination,
in any card slot maximizes I/O flexibility and a built-in 4×4 Dante card
is a connectivity bonus.
The QR1 is founded on the triple-notion of drag-and-drop simplicity
and modular I/O plug-in card flexibility in a compact format.
Accordingly, QR1’s drag-and-drop Xilica Designer software for PC and Mac
is used to configure DSP functionality and the modular I/O card
configuration as well as the QR1’s programmable remote controls.
The QR1’s modular architecture provides eight user-configured card
slots that accept our I/O plug-in cards and I/O flexibility is maximized
by the ability to place any card type, in any combination, in any card
slot. Currently the available plug-in cards include 2ch analog input and
output cards; 2ch AES/EBU digital audio input and output cards; and 4ch
GPIO cards selectable as input or output. The 2ch analog Mic/Line input
card provides mic/line and 48V phantom power selection per input and
uses premium grade mic pre-amps.
The included 4×4 Dante card is a connectivity bonus. Transport 4×4
I/O channels of Dante network audio bi-directionally over Ethernet.
Dante and analog audio streams can be converted back to analog audio or
to Dante network audio using another Solaro series processor, any of our
Rio Series Dante interfaces, or via any Dante enabled product brand.
Solaro QR1 can be controlled in a number of ways: via Ethernet using
the included Xilica Designer software GUI; with GPIO card ports; the
optional new XTouch50 and XTouch80 programmable touch controls; iOS and
Android devices via our free XTouchApp; and with any third-party
The powerful Solaro QR1 is an excellent DSP choice for
teleconferencing solutions. The optional QR1-AEC model provides AEC mic
inputs up to 8ch@250ms /16ch@100ms (soft-key activated).
Audio performance is always important to Xilica. The QR1 is no
exception and uses the same input, output, and DSP processing
architecture as the Solaro FR1 model at a sample rate of 48kHz.
Solaro QR1’s highly configurable modular design, powerful dual core
processor, built in 4×4 Dante card, compact size, and PoE capability
make the QR1 suitable for a wealth of applications in the commercial
integration market and a market value leader.
* Solaro is not compatible with existing Touch SM7 MkII and Mini controls
**Solaro compatible XTouch50 and XTouch80 touch controls