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TF5, TF3, TF1

OutlineTF5TF3TF1
Fader Configuration32 + 1 (Master)24 + 1 (Master)16 + 1 (Master)
Mixing CapacityInput Channels48 (40 mono + 2 stereo + 2 return)48 (40 mono + 2 stereo + 2 return)40 (32 mono + 2 stereo + 2 return)
Aux Buses20 (8 mono + 6 stereo)20 (8 mono + 6 stereo)20 (8 mono + 6 stereo)
Stereo Buses111
Sub Buses111
Input channel functions8 DCA Groups8 DCA Groups8 DCA Groups
I/OInputs32 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)
Outputs16 (XLR)16 (XLR)16 (XLR)
Expansion slots111
On-board processorsDSP8 Effects + 10 GEQ8 Effects + 10 GEQ8 Effects + 10 GEQ
General specificationsTF5TF3TF1
Sampling frequency rateInternal48 kHz48 kHz48 kHz
Signal delayLess than 2.6 ms, INPUT to OMNI OUT, Fs=48 kHzLess than 2.6 ms, INPUT to OMNI OUT, Fs=48 kHzLess than 2.6 ms, INPUT to OMNI OUT, Fs=48 kHz
Fader100 mm motorized, Resolution = 10-bit, +10 dB to –138 dB, –∞ dB all faders100 mm motorized, Resolution = 10-bit, +10 dB to –138 dB, –∞ dB all faders100 mm motorized, Resolution = 10-bit, +10 dB to –138 dB, –∞ dB all faders
Total harmonic distortionLess than 0.05% 20 Hz–20 kHz @+4 dBu into 600 Ω , 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 Ω , 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 Ω , 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 range110 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 levelEquivalent 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 requirements100–240 V 50/60 Hz100–240 V 50/60 Hz100–240 V 50/60 Hz
Power consumption120 W110 W100 W
DimensionsW866 mm (34.1in)716 mm (28.2in)510 mm (20.1in)
H225 mm (8.9in)225 mm (8.9in)225 mm (8.9in)
D599 mm (23.6in)599 mm (23.6in)599 mm (23.6in)
Net weight20.0 kg (44.1lb)17.0 kg (37.5lb)13.5 kg (29.8lb)
AccessoriesQuick Guide, Power Cord, Nuendo LiveQuick Guide, Power Cord, Nuendo LiveQuick Guide, Power Cord, Nuendo Live
OptionsExpansion Card, Foot Switch (FC5)Expansion Card, Foot Switch (FC5)Rack-mount Kit RK5014, Expansion Card, Foot Switch (FC5)
OthersOperating temperature range: 0–40 °C, Storage temperature range: -20–60 °COperating temperature range: 0–40 °C, Storage temperature range: -20–60 °COperating temperature range: 0–40 °C, Storage temperature range: -20–60 °C

Recording/ Playback

PC/Mac (USB2.0) Recording 34 tracks, Playback 34 tracks
USB Storage Device Recording 2 tracks (USB hard drive/ SSD)*, Playback 2 tracks (USB hard drive/ SSD/ thumb drive)

*Please note - USB thumb drives are not supported by TF for recording purposes. Please refer to this link for compatible hard drives.



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 (61.6μV) -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 (31.6μV) -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
Output Level Connector balanced /
Unbalanced
Nominal Max. before clip
OMNI OUT 1-16 75Ω 600 Lines
+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

 

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