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Best in its class: Rack mount studio codec with multiple network interfaces

Technical Highlights

  • Audio transmission via IP, ISDN, leased line, POTS, mobile 2G/3G/4G-LTE networks
  • Wide range of coding algorithms, including AAC and OPUS
  • IP interface for SIP / AoIP, compliant with EBU Tech 3326 (N/ACIP)
  • Integrated mobile access (optional), supporting HD-Voice (AMR-WB)
  • 5AS for automatic detection and setup on receiving ISDN calls
  • "Direct RTP" mode
  • "Multicast" feature
  • Broadcast quality audio
  • Telecom grade reliability
  • Packet duplication algorithm, preventing audio dropouts
  • Low power platform, Linux architecture, no noise and high reliability
  • DC powering 12 V (optional)
Scoop5 S rear view

Operational benefits

The new Scoop5 S comes with multiple network interfaces including IP, ISDN, Leased Line, POTS and cellular 2G/3G/4G-LTE with HD Voice for high quality transmission. Scoop5 S combines a major upgrade of the software platform with an ergonomically improved design. Scoop5 S works reliably in every environment be it studio, control room or OB van.

When receiving an ISDN call, the 5A System recognizes the mode of the remote codec and adjusts itself automatically. In IP mode, one great advantage of Scoop5 S is its packet duplication algorithm, which prevents audio dropouts. The Scoop5 S is N/ACIP compatible and can be configured and controlled easily via its internal website. A large selection of algorithms including G722, MPEG Layer II, AAC, OPUS and cellular phone calls in HD Voice quality are available.

With the "HD-4G" option, Scoop5 S natively supports both voice service (and HD Voice) and IP transmission over 2G/3G/3G+/4G networks. By connecting a USB mobile key it can also connect to a second mobile data network. See our FAQ and check the supported 3G/3G+ and LTE devices.

"Direct RTP" mode allows you to setup an audio call over an IP network without using the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP). Please download this application note to see how to operate the codecs using the "Direct RTP" mode.

Ability to setup an audio call over an IP network in “Multicast” mode. • The “Multicast” feature is available in the “Setup / Network / AoIP Parameters” menu from the front panel or in the “AoIP” page of the web interface.

Frequency bands supported with "HD-4G" option

To know the bands used by the operators in a given country, you can for instance check on  this site.

You can find a list of the network operators that support the "HD voice" service in the section "Information Papers" besides.


  • AetaScan : discovery tool, scans your LAN to look for AETA codecs and displays MAC and IP addresses. Click here to download it (works on any OS).
  • Recovery script: you can use this to reset all settings on a Scoop5 S (see user manual for the procedure).




DC power option, with XLR4 socket
12V DC input option
Antenna with SMA plug and cable, ''T shape''
Antenna with SMA plug (3 m or 1 m cable)
Adapter for µSIM card
Adapter for µSIM card
ISDN/POTS splitter cable (included with POTS option)
ISDN/POTS splitter


Product Registration

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Last Firmware Release

Download the latest version

Make sure to read the instructions carefully before performing the update on a unit!

See the firmware revision history and details in this page.

About HD Voice

HD Voice delivers higher quality voice transmissions by extending the frequency of range of traditional or narrowband voice calls (300 Hz to 3400 Hz) out to wideband audio ranges (50 Hz to 7000 Hz). The 7 kHz wideband sound quality allows the full signature character of the reporter’s voice to be heard, leading to greater audience involvement and loyalty.

Look for more about HD Voice in our FAQ page.