The Audiophile USB is your audio and MIDI upgrade for any PC or
Macintosh computer, utilizing the convenience of your computer’s USB
port—no tools or computer disassembly is required.The Audiophile brings
you true 24-bit 96kHz audio and the highest-quality stereo, and digital
multi-channel surround sound available today.
The Audiophile USB gives you two analog line inputs and two analog line
outputs, plus coaxial S/PDIF digital inputs and outputs for a total of 4 ins/
4 outs of high quality audio I/O. All audio channels support 24-bit data
width and any sampling rate from 8kHz to 96kHz.The Audiophile USB is
compatible with all major software programs running on PC and Macintosh
computers. The coaxial digital outputs are multi-channel surround sound
capable (Dolby, DTS, etc.), making the Audiophile USB the perfect “high
end” sound interface for digital recording, analog or digital transfers, mixing
and mastering, as well as DVD and home theater applications.
The Audiophile USB allows you to connect a line-level signal from your line
level instrument, mixer, or pre-amp into the Audiophile’s analog 1/4" phone
jacks. Alternatively, you can connect the record outputs of your stereo
receiver into the Audiophile’s RCA jacks located on the back panel. Record
a digital audio signal from your DAT, MiniDisc, CD, or external A/D
converter via the Audiophile’s coaxial S/PDIF input. Control all hardware
settings with the Audiophile USB Control Panel software.
The Audiophile USB also includes MIDI I/O connectors. Provided are one
input and one output for use with external MIDI equipment such as sound
modules and drum machines. The MIDI I/O may also be used to
synchronize your computer to external devices via MIDI time code.