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New Audinate AVIO Adapters Released

Audinate’s line of AVIO Adapters has gotten a boost with two new additions adding Bluetooth and USB-C connectivity.

The latest Audinate AVIO Adapters
The latest Audinate AVIO Adapters

Portland, OR (June 15, 2020)—Audinate has released two new Dante AVIO audio adapters, offering USB-C and Bluetooth connectivity for use with Dante networks.

The Dante AVIO family of adapters allow users to use non-networked audio equipment on a Dante audio network. Dante AVIO is available in 1- or 2-channel analog input or output configurations as well as AES3/EBU, USB and now Bluetooth versions.

The Dante AVIO USB-C adapter allows devices with USB-C ports to deliver and receive two channels of audio with a Dante audio network. It is a class-compliant USB audio device that requires no additional drivers and works with any application. The Dante AVIO USB-C adapter may be powered by the connected device or via PoE, and works with common USB-C to USB-A adapters. When using PoE, it features power pass-through for mobile devices, enabling smartphones to remain charged while connected to a Dante network.

The Dante AVIO Bluetooth adapter provides wireless connectivity to Dante networks for mobile devices and computers and is intended for both playback from smartphones to larger sound systems, and for connecting networked speakers and microphones to conferencing software. Once configured, a user may use Bluetooth to switch from local smartphone audio to a complete conferencing system to share what is being said with others.

Audinate Tees Up Dante AV Product Design Suite

“With the addition of those two models of Dante AVIO, we’re continuing to expand the availability of cost-effective ways to utilize non-networked equipment,” says Joshua Rush, SVP of Marketing and Product Management at Audinate. “Both of our new models bring unheralded connectivity to mobile devices by embracing popular USB-C and Bluetooth technologies.”

The Dante AVIO USB-C and the Dante AVIO Bluetooth adapters will be available from authorized resellers in Q3 of 2020.

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