BD-500 Profanity Delay

Specifications, Options, and Ordering Information

Physical (all units)
Size inches (cm) 1.75h x 19w x 12.5d (4.4h x 48.3w x 32d)
Weight lbs (kG) 6   (2.7)
Shipping Weight lbs (kG) 10 (4.6)
Power 40 W, 100-240V AC 50-60Hz, universal supply
Fuse 1 Amp Slo-Blo (x2)
 
AES/EBU Digital I/O  (Analog-only model BD500 is no longer available)
Digital Inputs/Outputs Connector:  XLR, AES/EBU
Digital Sample Rate 32-49kHz, 24bit/sample
   
Analog Inputs /Outputs Connector: XLR, pin 2 hot, true differential balanced +4dBm nominal, +20dBm max.
Analog Sample Rate: 48kHz, 20bit/sample
Frequency Response: Frequency Response 5Hz to 22kHz, +/- .5dB
Signal/Noise ratio >90dB, A weighted.
Distortion .005%, (.003% typical) @ 1kHz, 1dB below clipping in stable delay state.
THD + Noise  87.5dB with input levels (INP) at +10dBm
 
MAXIMUM DELAY  40 SECONDS
Precision Delay Adjustment 4 sample resolution: 125uS (32K sampling) or 83.3uS (48K sampling)
 
Standard "-000" Basic Remote Rear Panel Control Signals (no remote options), Model BD500-400
Remote Field Contact Supply Voltage (pin 9) 5V nominal, 100 mA max
Remote outputs relay contacts 24Vdc, 1A maximum
Remote inputs relay coils 180ohm, 3.75Vdc to 7.5Vdc
Option "-010" Programmable Remote Rear Panel Control Signals, Models BD500-410 and BD500-420
Remote Field Contact Supply Voltage (pin 1) 10Vdc min, 12Vdc max, nominal 11.3V, 100mA max.
External Power Supply Bias Input Voltage maximum of 25Vdc
Control Signal Outputs Remote outputs sink a maximum of 500mA individually, or 200mA each with all outputs driven
Control Signal Inputs 7 Remote inputs, 0-25Vdc max, 7mA max

 

RS-232 Connector DB-9, Sends data on Pin 3, receives Data on Pin 2.  See Appendix E
 
Option "-020" Auxiliary Delay Rear Panel Signals, Model BD500-420. Also Includes features of "-010"   and is used to delay contact closure-type signals synchronized with audio.
Remote Field Contact Supply Voltage (pin 1) 10Vdc min, 12Vdc max, nominal 11.3V, 100mA max.
External Power Supply Bias Input Voltage maximum of 25Vdc
Control Signal Outputs 8 outputs, sink a maximum of 500mA individually, or 200mA each with all outputs driven at 25Vdc max.
Control Signal Inputs 8 inputs, 0-25Vdc max, 7mA max
Auxiliary Delay Connector DB-25

Configuration Mode

While in bypass mode (BYPASS button is lit), press CONFIGURE. The display will show CnF. Now pressing CONFIGURE will step through the available configuration items.  For detailed configuration, please see page 13 of the manual.
PARTIAL LIST OF CONFIGURATION ITEMS
LEDmeaningrangeunitsdefault
dLADelay length1.00 thru 40.00seconds8.00
SAF Safe amount 2.00 thru 40.00 seconds 4.00
rEb Rebuild time 10 thru 600 seconds 120
rt0 Ramp-to-zero time 10 thru 600 seconds 120
dU Dump amount 2.00 thru 40 seconds 3.00
diS Display digits 1, 2, 3 or OFF digits 3
inP Input attenuation 0 thru -40 dB 0
oUt Output attenuation 0 thru -40 dB 0

To exit configuration, press BYPASS

Ordering information 

BD500 Broadcast Obscenity Delay
BD500-401 Analog and digital (AES/EBU) audio, basic remote
BD500-411 Analog and digital (AES/EBU) audio, programmable remote
BD500-421 analog and digital (AES/EBU) audio, programmable remote, auxiliary delay
Customer-installable upgrade kits
Option -100 upgrade kit to add digital (AES/EBU) audio capability (for discontinued version BD500-000)
Option -010 upgrade kit to add programmable remote (for all versions w/o programmable remote)
Option -020 upgrade kit to add programmable remote + auxiliary delay
Early BD500 versions were available without AES/EBU.  These were designated -000, -010, and -020 and may by upgraded using the above options.

More Information 

Brochure
Downloadable User Manual (PDF)
Information on 40-second upgrade

Updated 23 August 2004
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