Empirical Audio Off-Ramp 4 USB format converter Specifications
Description: USB-AES/EBU, -S/PDIF, or -I2S data format converter for use with PCs and Macs (driver software included). Drivers available for Windows 7/Vista, Windows XP/2003, Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard), Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard), Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger). Input: USB 2.0compliant. Operates in asynchronous isochronous mode. Output: S/PDIF electrical on RCA jack, AES/EBU on XLR jack, I2S on RJ-45 jack. Sample rates supported: 32, 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192kHz. Input/output bit depth: 16 or 24. Power supply: 12V DC wall wart. Options: Monolith lithium-ion battery power supply, one or two higher-quality clock modules, Hynes voltage regulator on USB module, Canare 75 ohm BNC jack or NextGen connector.
Dimensions: Off-Ramp 4: 4.25" (108mm) W by 2.5" (65mm) H inc. feet by 7.25" (185mm) D inc. RCA jack. Monolith battery supply: 6.75" (172mm) W by 2.5" (65mm) H inc. feet by 6.6" (168mm) D. Approximate weights: 1 lb (0.5kg), Off-Ramp; 3 lbs (1.4kg), battery supply.
Finish: Black-anodized aluminum.
Serial Number Of Unit Reviewed: None found.
Price: $799. Options: Canare 75 ohm BNC output jack, $20; 5V I2S output capability, $50; Dual Turboclock, $700; Hynes regulator, $300; Monolith LI battery, $1199. Approximate number of dealers: Sold direct. Manufacturer: Empirical Audio, 13852 Bishops Cap, Black Butte Ranch, OR 97759. Tel: (541) 595-1001. Web: www.empiricalaudio.com.