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Arcam of Cambridge UK - New rLink Universal Upgrade DAC and New Online Store

Press Release   •   Aug 29, 2012 10:51 BST

Arcam of Cambridge UK - New rLink Universal Upgrade DAC and New Online Store

Arcam's new rLink Universal Upgrade DAC at £150 is an affordable and easy way to upgrade the sound quality of almost any digital audio source. A Sonos system, CD Player, Blu-ray Player or Apple TV can all receive an audio quality upgrade, just by plugging the rLink in between the device and the Hi-Fi or AV system.

To make the rSeries of upgrades easily available, Arcam announce the UK rShop where the whole of the rSeries range is available for direct delivery wit a two year guarantee and a 30-day no quibble return policy (UK Only as of Aug12)

Arcam's new rLink
 is an affordable, discreet and easy way to upgrade the sound quality of almost any digital audio source and it is a serious High-End digital component from one of the pioneers of the Hi-Fi industry

Using the rLink. 
When the rLink is connected between the digital output of an audio device and a high quality audio system, your music benefits from Arcam's superior digital to analogue conversion bringing improvements in resolution, realism and a greater musical enjoyment, while retaining the full functionality of your favourite devices.

UPGRADE The sound quality of Sonos and Logitech Streamers
UPGRADE Old CD Players
UPGRADE The sound from DVD & Blu-ray players
UPGRADE The sound from Set-Top boxes and Smart TVs

Using audiophile grade components and more than 25 years of digital audio experience Arcam have engineered the rLink to be a simple, “plug and play” device. Simply connect either an optical or coaxial cable from the digital output of your device and a pair of analogue cables from the rLink to your HiFi system then switch on and enjoy!

Outperform Expensive Proprietary Streamers
Take a decent affordable streamer like a Logiitech XXX - add an rLink. Compare to £1000 to £2000 one box streaming devices. You will be very surprised at the result, better sound, more flexibilty, no brand lock-in and 20% of the price

Technical Specifications

DAC TI PCM5102
Frequency response 10Hz -- 20kHz, ±0.1dB
Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise 0.002%
Signal-to-noise ratio (A  - Weighted) 106dB (24-bit)
Line output level 2.15Vrms
Supported sample rates 44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 192kHz
Bit depth 16-bit, 24-bit
Power requirements 0.7W max
Dimensions (wxdxh, mm) 75 x 100 x 26
Weight 350g

Arcam of Cambridge pioneers of the modern Hi-Fi industry, are one of the world's most prestigious audio engineering companies, with over thirty years of experience building both affordable and high-end HiFi and Home Cinema equipment. Arcam research and design their world-class products in Cambridge UK and a still manufacture a substantial amount of kit in the UK.

Arcam is a global authority on Digital Audio and the design of precision clock circuits and general digital and analogue audio engineering are Arcam's core strengths.