NION® nE is the latest in a long line of quality audio products from MediaMatrix®. Rooted in the legacy of the incredible power of MediaMatrix technology, NION takes the world’s standard for audio processing to higher levels than ever before.

Imagine using just one tool to design, program, and control your entire project! NION will change the way you design forever. The NION system is the most powerful configurable DSP core ever built for the commercial, engineered systems marketplace. All units feature a floating point-based DSP engine, coupled with the world’s most efficient and high performance audio algorithms.

Intuitive network-centric role assignments and extensive transport options make NION an unbeatable product for large and small projects alike.



  • Floating-point DSP engine
  • World-famous MediaMatrix® audio algorithms
  • Scalable I/O architecture with four NIO™ Series card bays
  • Low-latency audio performance
  • Optional, modular CobraNet® or Dante® I/O available (32×32 I/O)
  • Network-centric architecture
  • Integrated serial support
  • Robust embedded Linux system processor/controller
  • Supports ControlMatrix® & PageMatrix™ paging applications
  • Integrated flash-based storage
  • Windows-based configuration and control client (Windows® XP, Vista, and 7)
  • Full support for SNMP network management tools
  • Universal industrial-grade power supply
  • Software support for large-scale multi-node systems
  • Configurable GPIO with optional DIN rail Euro breakout panel
  • Transparent control grouping across physical NIONs and between independent systems
  • Supports redundant, self-healing configurations
  • Stand-alone or distributed operation
  • Robust air handling
  • Up to 64 channels total audio I/O
  • 32-bit processing engine
  • 24-bit A/D and D/A conversion
  • Supports sample rates from 16kHz to 96kHz
  • Front panel audio and status monitoring
  • Rack mounts included
  • 2RU package with three Analog Devices SHARC® Hammerhead DSPs
  • Includes NWare™ configuration and control software