Overview: The NuForce Air DAC is a combination 2.4GHz wireless
receiver and a premium quality digital-to-analog converter that uses SKAA & HPX
technology. The NuForce Air DAC lets you stream music from your Apple iPod, iPhone,
or iPad using the included NuForce iTX iPod wireless transmitter to your home entertainment system with CD-quality sound and
minimal latency or interference. An optional NuForce uTX USB wireless
sold separately) allows you to stream music from your Windows/Mac computer USB
port. With SKAA & HPX technology you no longer have to choose
between the convenience of a wireless audio system and the Hi-Fi CD-quality
sound of a wired system; now you get both.
Discrete Wireless Connection: The NuForce Air DAC wireless
DAC/receiver and the included iTX iPod wireless transmitter combine to form a
wireless audio network; no WiFi "hotspot" needed for reception. A single
transmitter can send audio to four receivers (773AIRDAC),
while a single receiver can connect to as many as four transmitters (773ITX).
SKAA Wireless Technology: The NuForce Air DAC wireless DAC/receiver
and iTX iPod transmitter are based on a new wireless
technology known as SKAA. SKAA technology provides seamless operation and a consistent user
interface across different SKAA devices, via 2.4GHZ wireless point-to-point
transmission. Unlike similar wireless devices, the Air DAC and iTX iPod
transmitter do not experience the typical loss in sound
quality or interference capability of cell phones and other wireless devices.
Rather, they offer CD-quality sound, virtually no latency, a 49-98' range,
and a spread-spectrum technology that detects and chooses from among available
frequency spectrums in order to avoid interference.
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HPX Audio Codec: SKAA wireless Technology uses the HPX audio
codec from Eleven Engineering Incorporated. The HPX audio codec has several advantages resulting in uncompressed,
full-audio bandwidth (20-20k), CD-quality (16bit/48kHz) sound. With HPX audio
compression technology, you will be unable to tell the
difference between an uncompressed, wired audio source and the NuForce Air DAC
system sending CD-quality sound across the SKAA (2.4GHZ) wireless link.
iPod/iPhone/iPad Compatibility: The NuForce iTX iPod
wireless transmitter is compatible with iPod classic (80/120/160GB), iPod nano
(1st/2nd/3rd/4th/5th/6th gen), iPod touch (1st/2nd/3rd/4th gen), iPhone
(2G/3G/3GS/4/4S), and iPad (1/2). The iTX wireless iPod transmitter features a
30-pin dock connector which plugs into the dock connector of your iPod, iPhone,
or iPad. The iTX transmitter also comes with a 41" USB charging cable which
allows you to charge your iPod, iPhone, or iPad while the iTX transmitter is
Analog RCA Outputs: The NuForce Air DAC wireless DAC/receiver is
fitted with a set of stereo RCA analog audio outputs to connect to your home
entertainment system (audio cables not included).
External Power Supply: The NuForce Air DAC operates off of standard
household AC current using its included external power supply.
- Input: 100-240V ~ 0.3A,
- Output: 6.5V - 0.6A
- 16-bit/48kHz x 2 channels
- SNR > 90dB A-weighted
- Operates @ 2.4GHz
- Latency < 13.8 ms
- 49-98' wireless range
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