Bel Canto introduces three new Asynchronous USB Link Converters; the entry-level  mLink the uLink, and top-of-the-line REFLink. These new USB Link Converters isolate the music signal – and clocks – from the harsh, noisy electrical environments of computers and music servers.

The new Bel Canto Link Converters take the USB output of your computer and deliver ultra-low jitter S/PDIF for your favorite DAC. All three USB Link Converters feature native MAC USB 2.0 compatibility, a custom Windows USB 2 dirver and operate at 16- or 24-bits at 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4 and 192kHz on a proprietary 500MHz DSP Core.

The REFLink is a full AC-powered e.One chassis using the same LNS (Low Noise Supply) as the DAC2.5. “As lowered noise allows clocks to dominate the sound, the LNS dramatically lowers line noise with multiple stages of isolated power that drive individual sections of the circuit.”  The output clocks and line-drivers are powered by a separate low-noise power supply.

The ST Fiber output allows high speed transfer for anyone with a Bel Canto 3.5VB Mk II or you can run SPDIF on BNC or AES/EBU to any other DAC. The REFLink features Dual Ultra-Low Phase-Noise Clocks and triple galvanic isolation. The adjustable display shows the incoming sample rate.

Specifications

  • Input: High Speed USB type-B receptacle
  • Output:
    • Coaxial SPDIF on BNC 75Ω
    • Balanced AES on XLR 110Ω
    • LightLink ST Fiber
  • Supported sampling rates:
    • 44.1kHz
    • 48kHz
    • 88.2kHz
    • 96kHz
    • 176.4kHz
    • 192kHz
  • Supported word lengths: up to 24-bit
  • Dimensions: 8.5” W x12.5” D x 3.5” H (216mm x 318mm x 88mm)
  • Weight : 14lbs (6.5kg)

 

 

 

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