Hono™ AVB Custom

The Hono AVB Custom is an AVB audio interface in a 1U rack mount format providing up to 32 channels of AVB receive and transmit.

The units can be customized with up to four function specific modules as well as interchangeable connectors for the modules. Module connector options are terminal block, StudioHub+®, 50pin Centronics connector to XLR breakout cables, and 1/4" TRS.

The Hono AVB Custom features a powerful Texas Instruments 32bit floating point DSP that allows sophisticated switching/mixing. A graphics display on the unit’s front panel shows peak meters and AVB status.

AudioScience provides ASIControl, an application that may be used to configure all internal features of the Hono AVB series.


  • Up to 32 AVB inputs/outputs on 1Gb Ethernet
  • 4 AVB streams in and out
  • Dedicated media clock input and output stream
  • Stream formats of 1,2,4 and 8 channels
  • 1RU rack-mount unit
  • Modular architecture allows up to 4 I/O modules to be inserted into the back of the unit
  • Available modules include eight channel analog I/O, eight channel AES/EBU I/O, eight channel microphone preamp and 16x16 GPIO
  • Powerful floating point DSP provides metering, level control and up to 20 dB gain on all signal paths
  • Interoperable with AudioScience AVB products and other 3rd party AVB equipment
  • Built-in 90-260VAC power supply
  • Programmable delay on all audio outputs
  • Module connector options include Terminal Block (Phoenix style), StudioHub+ RJ-45, 50pin Centronics connector (compatible with AudioScience sound cards), and 1/4" TRS


    To create the specific part number of a Hono AVB Custom/ASI2620 combination you're interested in, review the datasheets under RESOURCES below, then use the dropdown arrows on the Hono AVB Custom/ASI2620 Model Number Calculator to make your selections and click on the Calculate Model Number button.

    ASI2620 Calculator


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    Now that you have your part number, for pricing and/or more information, please contact AudioScience’s Sales Department.


    Click link below to download supporting software  Version  Date
    ASIControl UDP (Windows, Mac)  Latest Available  
    Hono AVB Controller (Windows)  Latest Available  
    AudioScience Windows Drivers  Latest Available  

     Available Documentation  Date
    Hono AVB Custom Press Release  2015-06-09
    Hono AVB Quick Start Guide (Windows)  2016-10-04
    Hono AVB Quick Start Guide (Mac)  2017-04-11
    Hono AVB Custom Datasheet (PDF)  2019-07-09

    Click below to download firmware Date Version Misc Documentation Old Firmware
    Hono AVB Custom firmware  2019-06-28  2.0.0  Notes  Instructions  Prior versions

    Module Datasheets:
    ASI1431 - Analog, 8 Channels Input/Output
    ASI1432 - Analog, 8 Channels Input
    ASI1433 - Analog, 8 Channels Output
    ASI1441 - AES/EBU, 4 In/Out (8 Channels Input/Output)
    ASI1442 - AES/EBU, 4 In (8 Channels Input)
    ASI1443 - AES/EBU, 4 Out (8 Channels Output)
    ASI1451 - GPIO, 16 Optos/16 relays
    ASI1462 - Microphone/Line, 8 balanced inputs
    ASI1464 - Microphone/Line, 8 un-balanced inputs