Lynx Aurora 8-USB

8-channel 24-bit/192kHz A/D D/A Converter, with Built-in LT-USB Interface Card
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$1,995.00
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Lynx Aurora 8-USB
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Exceptional Conversion Quality, Plus USB Convenience

The Lynx Aurora 8-USB AD/DA converter with USB 2.0 interface makes a great product even better and more functional! The Aurora 8-USB provides up to 192kHz resolution, eight input and output channels, AES/EBU and word clock I/O, and an onboard 16-channel digital mixer for easy signal routing. The installed LT-FW USB 2.0 L-slot interface allows up to 16 channels of digital and analog input and output at up to 96kHz sample rates (8 channels at 192kHz). Now you can get pristine audio for everything from desktop studio projects to surround applications right out of the box with the Aurora 8-USB AD/DA converter!

Lynx Aurora 8-USB AD/DA Converter at a Glance:
  • Onboard 16-channel Mixer
  • USB 2.0 Interface installed
  • SynchroLock Jitter Reduction
  • DB-25 Connectors
Onboard 16-channel Mixer

The on-board 16-channel digital mixer provides extensive routing and mixing options. Acting as a powerful patch bay-style digital router, Aurora 8-USB can easily route signals between analog and digital inputs on a channel-by-channel basis. Mixing capability on each output also provides flexible zero-latency monitoring.

USB 2.0 interface installed

The preinstalled Lynx LT-USB interface card gives your Aurora 8-USB AD/DA converter USB 2.0 connectivity and control! Equipped with the LT-USB, the Aurora easily interfaces with USB 2.0 computer connections, even from laptop Mac and PC units. The interface allows up to 16 channels of digital and analog input and output at up to 96kHz sample rates (8 channels at 192kHz).

SynchroLock Jitter Reduction

Lynx's proprietary SynchroLock jitter reduction technology gives the Aurora 8-USB incredibly clear audio performance. This provides extreme jitter reduction of up to 3000:1, allowing the Aurora 8-USB to output an extremely clean clock signal for driving your digital audio system.

DB-25 Connectors

All analog and digital connections use DB-25 connectors with industry standard pin-outs, which are compatible with off-the-shelf cables Lynx as well as from manufacturers such as ProCo, Hosa, and others.

Lynx Aurora 8-USB AD/DA Converter Features:
  • Simultaneous 8-channel Analog I/O and 8-channel AES/EBU I/O
  • 24-bit/192kHz mastering quality A/D and D/A conversion
  • Single-rackspace design
  • Extensive remote control capability via Lynx AES16, IrDA and MIDI
  • Installed LT-FW USB 2.0 interface
  • Onboard digital mixer provides flexible I/O routing
  • Word clock I/O with Lynx SynchroLock Jitter Reduction Technology
Lynx Aurora 8-USB gives you eight channels of premium conversion plus USB 2.0!

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Additional Media

Audio Interface Buying Guide
Signal Processing Buying Guide

Tech Specs

Channels 8
A to D Yes
D to A Yes
Sample Rate 192kHz
Bit Depth 24-bit
Analog Inputs 1 x DB-25
Analog Outputs 1 x DB-25
Digital Inputs 1 x DB-25 (AES/EBU)
Digital Outputs 1 x DB-25 (AES/EBU)
Clock Inputs 1 x Word Clock
Clock Outputs 1 x Word Clock
MIDI I/O In/Out
Expansion Slots 1 x Expansion Slot, 1 x Pre-installed LT-USB Interface Card
Rack Spaces 1U
Height 1.75"
Depth 9"
Width 19"
Weight 12 lbs.
Manufacturer Part Number Aurora 8-USB

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Good sound quality but many problems with latency
See also: USB Interfaces, Lynx, Lynx USB Audio Interfaces, Lynx AD/DA Converters, Lynx Misc Digital Converters