Dante AV Ultra Encoder - HDMI to Dante AV Ultra ColibriDAV-01HT

  • Transport up to 4K HDR UHD video sources (3840 x 2160 @ 60Hz 4:4:4, 4096 x 2160 @ 60Hz 4:4:4, and 4K @ 60Hz 4:4:4) with imperceptible subframe latency over 1GbE Network.
  • Advanced signal management for independent routing of audio, video, USB / KVM, RS-422 and IR.
  • ProAV-optimized Colibri codec preserves visually lossless quality for graphical and video contents.
  • Utilizing a single network clock enables perfect audio and video synchronization.
  • HDMI input and loop-out port
  • 2.0-inch IPS screen for video images preview, audio level meters and Dante setting feature.
  • Incoming audio check using a headphone output.
  • HDCP 1.x/2.x compliant with advanced EDID management.
  • PoE+ (30W IEEE802.3at PoE+) or DC (12V) power to power the device.
  • EIA Rack mountable - 1U half-rack width.
  • Compatible with Dante Controller, Dante Studio and Dante Domain Manager (DDM).

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ADTECHNO Dante AV Ultra Encoder – DAV-01HT is the award-winning AV over IP product, powered by the Dante AV Ultra solution, allowing for lossless 4K Ultra HD video and extremely low-latency IP streaming over 1GbE network. It utilizes ProAV-optimized Colibri codec, preserving high-quality graphical content for 4K60 with perfect video and audio synchronization. DAV-01HT enables seamless integration with the renowned Dante Controller software, enabling AV professionals to effortlessly manage and route each signal individually, providing a streamlined and efficient workflow for audio and video distribution.

The DAV-01HT features HDMI input port, converting video and audio into Dante AV Ultra signals. Notably, it includes dedicated output port, supporting loop-out connection for signal verification on preview displays and seamless integration with other video transmission equipment.

The DAV-01HT comes equipped with a 2.0-inch IPS screen, offering video preview and audio level meter displays. Moreover, users can access Dante settings menus for adjustments such as sampling rate and latency using an intuitive rotary switch knob. The addition of a headphone jack facilitates audio monitoring, allowing users to confirm received audio through headphones.

Dante AV Ultra enables the transmission of intricate 4K60 graphical content with high quality, visually lossless results and extremely low latency. Tailored for professional AV environments such as stadiums, arenas, theaters, churches, schools, offices, and boardrooms, this solution prioritizes minimal latency in both video and audio, ensuring optimal performance in demanding settings.


Adaption of ProAV-optimized Colibri codec

In the main use case of ProAV, preserving high quality of complex graphical content poses a significant challenge. The new Colibri codec has been specially designed to bridge this gap, providing seamless distribution and delivery of high-quality complex graphical content for 4K60 over 1GbE. The ADTECHNO Dante AV Ultra incorporates this newly optimized video codec to flawlessly encode any graphical content while preserving visually lossless quality for graphical and video content.

* Interoperability requires consistency in the video codec used on both the encoder and decoder.

Perfect Synchronization of Audio and Video

Dante AV Ultra employs a single clock to synchronize seamlessly with one another over the network using the IEEE 1588 Precision Time Protocol (PTP), delivering sub-microsecond synchronization.

Imperceptible subframe latency

Dante AV Ultra streams and transport video and audio content with highest performance and lowest latency - 4K60 with 8ms or less latency

User-friendly 2.0-inch IPS screen

The ADTECHON Dante AV Ultra comes equipped with a user-friendly 2.0-inch IPS screen that provides a preview of incoming video images and displays 8-channel audio level meters. Additionally, it boasts a Dante Setting menu, allowing you to easily modify settings such as sampling rate, latency and more using a rotary switch knob.

User-friendly 2.0-inch IPS screen

The largest AV over IP technology ecosystem

Compatible with over 3,800 existing Dante products available on the market. Controlling video, audio and control signals has never been easier with the familiar Dante Controller Software. Installing ADTECHNO Dante AV Ultra onto an existing 1GbE network infrastructure is straightforward, without encountering management difficulties and performance issue.

The largest AV over IP technology ecosystem

Dante Controller

Seamless integration into an existing Dante audio network. The ADTECHNO Dante AV Ultra is easily managed with flexible, independent routing for audio, video, USB, IR and RS-422 (VISCA) through the use of Dante Controller.

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Network Switch Guide

The following features are required for the Dante AV Ultra encoder and decoder to work seamlessly within a single network switch system:

  • 1GbE Managed
  • Multicast capabilities
  • IGMP Snooping and Querie
  • Immediate and Fast Leave
  • QoS (Quality of Service)

For more details, please consult Audinate's website.

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NETGEAR AV Line, M4250 Switches are also available for a seamless integration solution for deploying Dante AV.

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Model No. DAV-01HT
Product Name Dante AV Ultra Encoder HDMI to Dante AV Ultra Colibri
Audio/Video Input SDI -
HDMI 1 x HDMI Type A *HDCP 1.4/2.2 , CEC pass through
Audio/Video Output SDI -
HDMI 1 x HDMI Type A loop-out *HDCP 1.4/2.2, CEC pass through
LAN 2 x Neutrik etherCON RJ-45 - 1GbE *Port 1 with PoE+
Earphone Jack 1 x 6.3mm standard stereo jack
Other I/O USB/KVM 1 x USB Type C Host
2 x USB Type A HID
RS-422 1 x 5-Pin Phoenix connector
IR Input 1 x 3.5mm stereo jack
IR Output 1 x 3.5mm stereo jack
Extend Distance SDI 70 Meters at 12G, 100 Meters at 6G, 200 meters for 3G and 270 meters at 1.5G *with Canare Cable
HDMI 5 meters maximum at 4Kp60, 10 meters maximum at 1080p60
RJ-45 100 meters maximum with CAT 5e/6
LCD Panel 2.0-inch IPS
Dimension 210 (W) x 127 (D) x 44 (H) mm *protrusions not included
Weight 528g
Power PoE 802.3 at or 12V DC
Power Consumption PoE
DC 14.4W (max load)
Operating Temperature 0 to 40 C (32 to 104 F)
Storage Temperature -40 to 60 C (-40 to 140 F)
Operating Humidity 10-90% noncondensing
Box Content 1 x DAV-01, 1 x User Manual
Warranty 1 year
Compliance FCC/CE/UKCA/RoHS

*Dante and Audinate are registered trademarks of Audinate Holdings Pty Ltd. All trademarks and copyrights are the property of their respective owners.


HDMI Video Input Format

Resolution Frequency (Hz)
4096 x 2160p 23.98/ 24/ 25/ 29.97/ 30/ 50/ 59.94/ 60
3840 x 2160 23.98/ 24/ 25/ 29.97/ 30/ 50/ 59.94/ 60
2560 x 1600 60
2048 x 1080p 23.98/ 24/ 25/ 29.97/ 30/ 50/ 59.94/ 60
1920 x 1200p 60
1920 x 1080p 23.98/ 24/ 25/ 29.97/ 30/ 50/ 59.94/ 60
1600 x 1200 60
1280 x 1024 60
1280 x 720p 50/ 59.94/ 60
1080i 50/ 59.94/60
1024 x 768 60
576i 50
480i 60

*YCbCr 4:4:4/ 4:2:2/ 4:2:0 *4:2:0 limited to 3840 x 2160@50/59.94/60
*8/ 10/ 12-bit *3840x2160 limited to 8-bit