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Audison Multi-Function Signal Interface Digital Processor - BIT TEN

Abt Model: BITTEN | UPC Code: 8018823104937
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Audison Bit Ten Multi-Function Signal Interface Digital Processor - BITTEN

bit Ten is a multi-function digital processor featuring analog input, capable of transforming ordinary OEM or after-market system into a high-performance system.

Provided with a 32 bit, 147 MHz clock speed DSP as well as 24 bit A/D and D/A converters, bit Ten is controlled by a software especially developed for signal treatment according to the vehicle acoustic peculiarities. Setting the parameters of each input single channel, setting the delays according to the listening position, adjusting crossovers and equalizers for each of the 5 output channels; all of these operations can be managed by the PC.

During the installation phase, after converting the analog signal into digital, bit Ten automatically reconstructs a digital full-bandwidth stereo signal; de-equalizes the frequency response and, if necessary, reconstructs the central and subwoofer channels.

The user can configure the output mode of each channel relative to the installed system. It is designed to be connected with the DRC, Digital Remote Control (optional).


  • Audio DSP and converters: 32 bit Cirrus Logic (Clock speed: 147 MHz) Digital Signal Processing chip and A/D and converters D/A converters working in PCM at 48 kHz with 24 bit resolution. The processor speed allows the user to hear and verify in real time the changes applied during the tuning
  • Audio Inputs
    • 4 independent high-level channels with automatic summing capability
    • 1 analog low-level stereo auxiliary input
    • 1 high-level momentary audio interrupt input (with priority) on Phone Mute cable (settable through PC)
  • Audio Outputs: 5 independent analog PRE channels featuring adjustable level
  • Control Connections:
    • 1 USB /B (2.0) connector for PC connection Connections
    • 1 AC Link control bus connectors for DRC
    • 1 input for external Mute (settable through PC)
  • Configuration: Guided procedure that, thanks to a wide range of set names, provides the ability to assign each component to the bit Ten connections and automatically coordinate their functioning
  • Turn-on Controls:
    • ART™, Automatic Remote Turn on/off, selectable from Hi-Level Front L. The ART™ Controls can be enabled through an external switch
    • Through the Remote IN
    • Through the car ignition key with memory function
    • Through the DRC (optional)
    • Automatically through the hands-free phone kit
  • In/Out Volume: Input sensitivity manual adjustable for the Master Hi-Level inputs (with supplied Test CD) Manual input sensitivity adjustment for auxiliary inputs Independent level control for each output channel for system fine tuning (-40 ÷ 0 dB)
  • De-equalization: Automatic de-equalization of signal fed into the high-level inputs (with supplied Test CD) if necessary. It can also be performed without the PC
  • Equalizers: 31-band graphic equalizer (1/3 Oct.; ±12 dB) for each output channels
  • Crossover Filter:
    • Filter typology: selectable; Hi-pass, Lo-pass, Full Range, Band pass with independent selectable cut-off slope
    • Cut-off frequency: 70 steps available from 20 Hz to 20k Hz
    • Cut-off slope: selectable; 6 to 24 dB/Oct.
    • Selectable alignment: Linkwitz or Butterworth
    • Mute: selectable for each output (On/Off)
    • Phase: selectable for each output (0°/180°)
  • Signal Channels Reconstruction: It can reconstruct a stereo output signal from a multi-channel input signal. In addition it reconstruction can reconstruct rear, centre and subwoofer output channels from a stereo input
  • Time Alignment: Guided procedure for the speaker distance data entry with an automated calculation (distance to time) for each channel for accurate delay times. System also provides for manual fine tuning of delay (0.02 ms fine set)
  • DRC (optional): Master Volume, Subwoofer Volume, Balance and Fader controls, Input selection, Memory selection, Adjustable display brightness
  • Memory: 2 presets separately managed and recalled by the DRC (optional)
  • bit Ten Software: Microsoft Windows (XP, 7 and Vista) based software with “Standard” and “Expert" operating modes screen resolution: 1024 x 600 px min


Signal Stage

  • Distortion-THD @ 1 kHz, 1V RMS Output: 0.005%
  • Bandwidth @ -3 dB: 10 ÷ 22k Hz
  • S/N Ratio @ A weighted
    • Master Input: 95 dBA
    • Aux Input: 95 dBA
  • Channel Separation @ 1 kHz: 85 dB
  • Input sensitivity (Speaker In): 2 ÷ 15 V RMS
  • Input sensitivity (AUX In): 0.6 ÷ 5 V RMS
  • Input impedance (PHONE): 2 ÷ 15 V RMS
  • Input impedance (Speaker In): 2.2 kÙ
  • Input impedance (AUX): 15 kÙ
  • Input sensitivity (PHONE): 2.2 kÙ
  • Max Output Level (RMS) @ 0.1% THD: 4 V RMS

Input Stage

  • High Level (Speaker): FL - FR - RL - RR, PHONE IN
  • Low Level (Pre): AUX IN

Output Stage

  • Low Level Pre (Default): FRONT L/R, REAR L/R,SUB


  • From / To Personal Computer: 1 x USB / B (1.1/2.0)

Crossover N.5 (one each output channel)

  • Filter Type: Full / High Pass / Low Pass / Band Pass
  • Filter mode and slope:
    • Linkwitz @ 12 /24dB
    • Butterworth @ 6 /12/18/24dB
  • Crossover frequency: 68 steps @ 20 ÷ 20k Hz
  • Phase control: 0° ÷ 180°


  • On Hi-Levels input (Speaker In): Automatic De-Equalization
  • On Outputs: N.5 Graphic: ± 12 dB @ 31 Band ISO 1/3 Oct. 20 ÷ 20k Hz

Time Alignment

  • Distance: 0 ÷ 510 cm / 0 ÷ 200.8 inch
  • Delay: 0 ÷ 15 ms
  • Step: 0.08 ms; 2.8 cm / 1.1 inch
  • Fine set: 0.02 ms; 0.7 cm / 0.27 inch

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Width: 7.51”
  • Height: 1.33”
  • Depth: 4.76”

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 1.3 lbs
  • Shipping: 4 lbs
Key Features
Capable Of Reconstructing A Stereo Output Signal From A Multi-Channel Input Signal/ 32 Bit, 147 MHz Clock Speed DSP As Well As 24 Bit A/D And D/A Converters/ Black Finish
More reasons to buy the Audison BIT TEN from Abt Electronics
  • Abt.com is an authorized dealer (Learn More).
  • The Audison BIT TEN is Brand New.
  • The Audison BIT TEN Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
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