The Bel Canto USB Link 24/96 opens up a high resolution audio link from your laptop or
desktop computer to your Audio D/A Converter.
Converts USB computer sources to SPDIF.
Works with high resolution audio files with data rates up to 24 bits and 96KHz.
Uses native drivers with either the Mac or Windows operating systems.
System volume control is disabled.
Low jitter clock recovery with a low noise Crystal Oscillator.
Self powered from USB input with LC filters and local power regulation.
Galvanic isolation between your computer source and audio system prevents computer
noise from entering the audio signal path.
Improved sound from all of your computer audio signals.
Just plug in your type B USB cable connector from the computer to the USB input on the USB
Link. The red LED will light indicating that it is powered up and your MAC or Windows operating
system will automatically recognize the USB Link and identify it as ‘Bel Canto 2496 USB’ in the
Sounds and Audio Devices Windows Control Panel or the Mac Midi Utility. Plug the SPDIF BNC
output into your choice of cable and then plug into either a BNC or RCA SPDIF input on your
audio DAC. You are now ready to play music from your computer!
Mac OS X Operating Note: You will want to insure that the Midi Setup Utility is used to
select the native playback rate for the source material, 44.1 kHz for CD and 88.2 or 96
kHz for higher data rate source material. The USB Link is a 24 bit data path for all
Windows XP or Vista Operating Note: Because the USB Link is a 24 bit playback device
the Windows operating system and Windows Media Player 9 or later versions will
automatically decode HDCD material for correct playback even with NON HDCD DACs