Q-SYS Cores

The World’s Most Powerful Software Based DSP Solution for Audio, Video & Control

Q-SYS™ has no equal as a scalable audio, video and control ecosystem. It uniquely leverages the power of Intel™ processing, the robustness and mission-critical reliability of a purpose-built Linux™ kernel, the interoperability of IEEE networking standards, and of course the limitless potential Q-SYS realtime operating system to deliver an open and IT friendly eco-system. The capabilities of Q-SYS software-based processing and control transcends the limitations found in single purpose, hardware-based products.

  • Layer 3 networking: Ensures Q-SYS can run on the backbone of existing IT infrastructure eliminating the need for a dedicated audio network.
  • Industry-leading hardware design: Future-proof investment in standards-based software and computer technology running on Intel processors.
  • Simple, cost-effective scalability: Its flexible software-based architecture allows Q-SYS to accommodate the growth of your system while supporting your desired business outcomes as they change.
  • Unified software ecosystem: Single training investment in one software design tool for small to large systems of all applications types.

(Core 110f only)

Choose your Core

Core Nano

Core 8 Flex

Core 110f

Core 510i

Core 5200
total network I/O 64 x 64 64 x 64 128 x 128 256 x 256 512 x 512
onboard I/O   8 flex 8x in, 8x out, 8x flex 128 x 128
(8x I/O card slots)
Software-based Dante capacity 8 x 8 included
(up to 32 x 32)
8 x 8 included
(up to 32 x 32)
8 x 8 included
(up to 32 x 32)
coming soon coming soon
USB audio channel count 8 x 8 8 x 8 16 x 16    
AEC processors 8 8 16 64 160
universal web conferencing compatibility
VoIP instances 2 2 4 64 64
onboard AV bridging (USB)    
full-featured control engine
onboard GPIO   8 x 8 16 x 16 16 x 16  
onboard RS232 control ports 2 2 1 1 1
size 1/2 rack, 1RU 1/2 rack, 1RU 1RU 2RU 2RU
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