RTS Digital Audio Matrix User Manual

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Advanced Digital Audio Matrix

The RTS family of Digital Intercom Matrices is the most extensive, most widely used, and most scalable and backwards compatible line of intercoms in the world today. The high-endADAM Matrix supports 8 to 1000+ users per system; 272 ports possible in just a 7 RU frame.

Utilizing a patented Time Division Multiplex (TDM) technique, the ADAM grows linearly as users are added, the system comes standard with redundant power supplies, and redundant controllers, allowing for automatic change-overin the event of failure.

ADAM is available with a wide variety of Interface cards in the industry, which includes the AIO-8,AIO-16,AES-3,and RVON

VoIP interfaces. It also has the wide variety of cabling options, including RJ-11,DB-9,jack fields, and many others.

With its NEW 2nd generation controller card, it allows Ethernet connectivity between the ADAM Intercom and the PC running AZedit and it can support 32 simultaneous AZedit sessions.


Individual cross-pointlevel controls

Non-volatileconfiguration and crosspoint memoryReal-time,online configuration and monitoring

RTS UPL (User Programmable Language) for custom system configurations via pull down menus.

8 GPIOs standard per frame, may be increased up to 256.

Multi-levelIFB, ISO,Party-Lines,Groups, and GPI’s all STANDARD.

Dual purpose ports support BOTH keypanel and 4-wireaudio.

Sizes from 8 to 1,000+ users

Integrated support for RTS Intelligent Trunking of 31 matrices (ADAM, ADAM-CS,Cronus, and Zeus II).

Compatible with ALL current and legacy RTS keypanels and accessories.

Supports custom cards for widely used industry interface

Line Drawing

ADAM Specifications


Matrix Size: 8 - 272 ports, 4 frames cascadable

Matrix Type: Digital Audio,

TDM Bus Signal Format: 44.1 kHz, 24-bit

Audio Levels: +8 dBu nominal, +20 dBu max (adjustable ± 20 dB by user)

Frequency Response at 20 dBu: Within ±1dB from 15 Hz to 20 kHz

S/N Ratio: >85 dB A-weightedat 22 dBu

THD+N<0.005% at 22 dBu, 1 kHz (unweighted)

Trunking: RTS Intelligent Trunking

Input Impedance: 22KΩ Output

Impedance: 600Ω

Operating Temp Range: 0ºC to +70ºC

Storage Temperature Range: -50ºCto + 125ºC

Redundancy Power / Control Functionality

Matrix Frame: 7 RU (12¼”) high, 19” EIA Rack, 20” deep

Power: 110V or 230V ±10% version available, 50/60 Hz, 1000VA maximum

Contact Information

Ordering Information

Telex Communications, Inc.




12000 Portland Avenue South

Advanced Digital Audio Matrix

Burnsville, Minnesota 55337

Catalog Number: ADAM

Telephone: 877·863·4169


Fax: 800·955·6831


Form Number: LIT000067-000Rev C

Date July, 2007

This specifications information is preliminary and is subject to change without notification.

Brand names mentioned are the property of their respective companies.