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LINK streamer From Stack Audio

LINK is a new USB music player that adds streaming capability to existing 2-channel hi-fi systems

LINK streamer From Stack Audio

The LINK will drop into UPnP, DLNA, Open Home and Roon-based management and control systems.

LINK streamer From Stack Audio

It also supports Apple devices through Shairport-sync and Spotify Connect.  Connections can be made to Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth or USB and it can manage the ripping of CDs through a plug-in CD drive.

LINK streamer From Stack Audio

At the core of the system is an “…ultra-low phase noise USB audio clock circuit…” said the company.

LINK streamer From Stack Audio

The Ethernet input is synchronised to the audio clock toreduce the small variations in the timing of the digital signals. A dedicated USB audio output, “… buffers the signal to purify it and EMI filter circuitry removes remaining interference.”

LINK streamer From Stack Audio

The LINK is powered by a multi-stage power circuit. Three independent switching regulators are synchronized to the audio clock.

LINK streamer From Stack Audio

It also includes a bank of nine low ESR capacitors and a triple linear regulated circuit.

LINK streamer From Stack Audio

The electronics are protected in a solid aluminium case featuring EMI and physical vibration absorbing materials and an anodised finish.

LINK streamer From Stack Audio

The LINK is available to pre-order now in silver or black on the Stack Audio website for £695 with a re-fundable £25 deposit.

LINK streamer From Stack Audio

First deliveries are expected end January/early February 2019.

LINK streamer From Stack Audio

To learn more, click www.stackaudio.co.uk/link/

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