The Well-Tempered Computer, an introduction to computer audio

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Human Audio Tabla Pico

USB to SPDIF converter using Hiface EVO drivers (bulk mode).

Manufacturers description:
  • Resolution: up to 24 bit / 192 kHz
  • OS driver availability: for Windows & Mac OS X ( hiFace EVO compatibility )
  • Input: USB 2.0
  • Output: 75Ω BNC (optional RCA adapter from BNC)
  • Powering: Built-in rechargeable LiFePO4 battery with ~8 years lifetime without memory-effect
  • Charging: Fully automated from USB power when idle(stop & power off state)
  • Operation time (in "GREEN" battery mode) without charging: at least 12 hours of continuous playback
  • Seamless switching (with LED indication) between the clear battery ("GREEN") mode and battery charging during playback ("YELLOW") mode without any audible glitch. The battery is permanently connected to the circuit, only the charge control switch goes on and off when required. 
  • Charging time: max. 8 hours
Website  Human Audio
Price: US $579 / €380 (including 27% VAT)
The Pico on Head-Fi

Monday, February 20, 2012

Abacus A-box 10

System2 way active system
Price pair: €1190,- (incl. VAT)
Frequency response16…200-20.000Hz
Digital inputN/A
Analogue inputRCA Line-Input
Balanced input (XLR or 6,3mm jack)
Drivers16,5cm (6,5”) Woofer
25,4mm (1”) Tweeter
Amp50W RMS
Crossover at 2500Hz
Bass roll-off continuously adjustable from 16 Hz to 200 Hz
H x W x D210×235×353,5 mm
10 Liter

Website Abacus