Weiss AFI1 Firewire Interface - Retails For $2,850... But You Can Get Mine For Just $1,795 And Save Over $1,000!
This is the highly acclaimed Weiss Firewire to AES/EBU converter. I have used it very little in my home stereo system. It is in excellent condition, indistinguishable from a new unit. Ships in the original box with manual.
Description from Weiss:
The AFI1 is a 24 channel Firewire Interface with 8 channels of bidirectional AES/EBU interfaces and 16 channels of bidirectional ADAT interfaces.
The AFI1 simultaneously supports the following conversions:
Firewire to AES/EBU (8 channels)
AES/EBU to Firewire (8 channels)
Firewire to ADAT ( 16 channels max.)
ADAT to Firewire ( 16 channels max.)
Features of the AFI1:
Inputs: Digital Audio inputs on Firewire (two connectors), XLR (AES/EBU), Toslink (ADAT, two connectors). AES/EBU switchable to dual wire operation for sampling rates of 176.4 or 192 kHz.
Outputs: Digital Audio outputs on Firewire (two connectors), XLR (AES/EBU), Toslink (ADAT, two connectors). AES/EBU switchable to dual wire operation for sampling rates of 176.4 or 192 kHz.
Sampling Rates: 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192 kHz. Number of ADAT channels at 44.1/48: 16, at 88.2/96: 8, at 176.4/192: 4.
Synchronization: Internal or external via wordsync I/O on BNC connectors.
Software: Drivers for Windows™ and OSX™ operating systems.
Power Supply: Supply range: 100..240V. Power consumption 10VA max.
- Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7
- Mac OSX 10.5 and up on Mac Intel and PPC platforms.
Kent Poon's blog on the AFI1: http://www.designwsound.com/dwsblog/?p=35