Bluetooth Audio Converter: The Arcam rBlink Bluetooth audio converter
enables wireless connection of your Bluetooth-enabled devices (such as your
Apple iPod/iPhone/iPad, Android smartphone/tablet, Blackberry, or
laptop/computer) to your home entertainment system. Now, you will be able to
listen to music files and music apps from your Bluetooth-enabled devices on your
home stereo system (your home system must have a free analog stereo RCA or
digital Coaxial audio input).
Bluetooth A2DP Technology: The Arcam rBlink Bluetooth audio
converter features Bluetooth A2DP technology, which allows you to wirelessly
stream audio from your Bluetooth-enabled device to your home entertainment
system. You will continue to control your music and view song/artist information
from your Bluetooth-enabled device.
Note: Due to the differences in Bluetooth technology, some
Bluetooth enabled devices may be incompatible, function improperly, or may
not support all features when used with the Arcam rBlink.
Apt-X Compatible: Apt-X audio coding, which is featured on a
growing number of Android mobile devices as well as MacBooks and Apple desktop
computers, allows audio to be broadcast wirelessly in significantly higher
quality than over standard Bluetooth. The apt-X codec achieves a 4:1 compression
ratio, allowing for near-CD quality listening (16-bit/44.1kHz). You'll
instantly notice more extensive dynamic range, deeper bass, and crystal-clear
Simple Pairing & Auto Reconnection: The Arcam rBlink pairs with your
Bluetooth-enabled device with a single press of a button. The rBlink will
reconnect automatically to a paired device within range (33') when powered up.
If the rBlink is already powered up, to reconnect a previously paired device
either select the rBlink in the Bluetooth menu of your device or briefly (less
than one second) press of the pairing button on the rBlink and this will
initiate a reconnection. This unit can be paired with only one device at a time.
TI PCM5102 DAC: The rBlink uses a high-end Texas Instruments PCM 5102 DAC to convert
music to a line level output ready for connection to your home audio system.
Analog & Digital Outputs: The Arcam rBlink is fitted with both analog
(RCA) and digital (coaxial) outputs to connect to a variety of home audio
systems. Either connection sends a 2ch audio signal to your home audio
Compact Cast Aluminum Construction: The rBlink comes housed in a
stylish yet rugged cast aluminum case and is small and discreet enough to sit
next to your HiFi system.
LED Indicators: The Arcam rBlink features a single LED to
indicate operation status. If the LED is not lit, the receiver is off (plug the
included AC power supply into a power outlet). If the LED is Red, the
receiver is powered on with no source associated to it (you can now associate a
new device). If the LED is Blue, the receiver is powered on and
one device is already associated to it. If the LED is Purple, the connected
Bluetooth device has been paused.
AC Power Adapter: The Arcam rBlink Bluetooth audio converter operates
off of standard household current using the included external AC power supply.
- Input: 100-240V~50/60Hz,
- Output: 6.0V - 600mA
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