HRT Music Streamer II USB DAC
Streamer II features a revised and improved audio DAC along with 24/96kHz compatibility and Asynchronous USB.
Hear Your Digital Files the Way You Always Dreamed with the HRT Music Streamer!
2009 The Absolute Sound Golden Ear Award Winner!
The Music Streamer + from High Resolution Technologies (HRT) is an external D/A converter that connects between a computer and an audio system. This device overrides the digital to analogue (D/A) converter that's built into the computer, to provide improved audio reproduction of computer music files and streaming audio
It is easy to stream music from your PC or Laptop to your Hi-Fi system / Cable runs from USB to an Analogue input / No external power required
Do You Listen to high-resolution .wav files, Apple Lossless, or high-bitrate MP3s? Then the Music Streamer is designed for you.
The highly acclaimed HRT Music Streamer products, designed and manufactured in California are now available in the UK. These innovative devices turn your computer into a high performance audio source for your Hi-Fi or Home Theatre system. With their unique topology, Music Streamer products provide a completely isolated path between the computer and audio system. No more audio contamination by the computer, your music will always sound its best!
There are no external power supplies to worry about because the Music Streamer derives its power from the USB buss while completely regenerating power for all its internal circuitry using a sophisticated set of proprietary circuits.
Operation is simple: just plug the Music Streamer into any USB port on your computer and the Music Streamer will install itself and be ready for use in a matter of moments. Connect the other end of the Music Streamer into any analogue input and you are ready to stream high quality computer based music. The Music Streamer provides full support for applications such as iTunes and Windows Media Player direct to your home entertainment system, with a level of quality never before possible. You can also use the Music Streamer to listen to internet radio or other music subscription services such as Rhapsody, Pandora or Napster in high quality through your home Hi-Fi system, television or home theatre system. High Resolution Technologies Music Streamer, the product for tomorrow, is available today.
The unit is powered by the USB bus. so this means no wall wart power supply
“What if I told you that you could have a cheap USB DAC that delivers true high-end sound? If you don’t believe me, try comparing it with your favorite high-priced USB DAC. After all, at this price you can afford to be daring!”
– Steven Stone, Golden Ear Award Issue, The Absolute Sound, June/July 2009
Specifications for Music Streamer :
Electrical:Full Scale output 2.25 Volts RMS
Frequency Response: (20 Hz/20 kHz) 0dB /-.5 dB Noise Floor: (DC to 30 kHz) 26 uV RMS
S/N Ratio: (DC to 30 kHz) 98 dB THD+N: (1 kHz FS) 0.010%
USB to Audio output isolation: > 20M OhmI
InterfaceData Rate: up to 96kS/s Bit Depth: up to 24 bit Transfer Protocol:
USB type: 1.1 or above
Power Requirements (USB buss): 200 mA
Dimensions: (L x W x H) 105mm x 55mm x 34mm