The Sonicweld Diverter HR USB to S/PDIF Translator

The Diverter HR is a best-in-class USB to S/PDIF converter which has been continually refined since its successful introduction in 2009. The Diverter HR allows your PC or Mac to function as a reference-class digital music source.

  • Asynchronous USB 2.0 Operation
  • Passes 16 bit and 24 bit audio data with sampling rates of 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, and 192 kHz
  • Unique ultra low-noise internal power supply regulation with aggressive common and differential mode filtration circuits for optimum performance using USB bus power
  • Computer-optimized power delivery networks for wideband, extremely low power supply impedance
  • Low-jitter master oscillator with ultra-short differential clock delivery path and dedicated, triple-regulated power supply
  • Active inrush current management protects USB controller
  • Custom ten-layer circuit board made from high-performance microwave substrates; employs high-speed digital design PCB layout techniques and uses multiple ground and power planes
  • Custom enclosure milled in-house from solid 6061-T6 aluminum alloy plate, with stainless steel constrained layer damping plates
  • Ruggedized Amphenol USB “B” input
  • True 75 ohm BNC digital output (BNC to RCA adapter provided)
  • Robust high-speed differential cable driver with galvanic isolation
  • Firmware field upgradable via USB
  • Top plate incorporates a dimmable LED dot matrix display which indicates the incoming stream’s sample rate
  • Plug and play for Mac users running OSX 10.6.4 or newer; ASIO-compatible driver is supplied for Windows operation (XP through Win7)
  • 100% USA designed and manufactured