Audinate Begins Shipping Dante AVIO USB-C Adapter

Audinate’s Dante AVIO USB-C adapter is now available for integrators looking to connect mobile devices and computers to a Dante audio network.


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Audinate, developer of the Dante AV networking technology, has announced the immediate availability of the Dante AVIO USB-C adapter.

The company states that its latest Dante product is the next evolution in the popular Dante AVIO family. The Dante AVIO USB-C adapter allows the latest mobile devices and computers to connect to any Dante audio network for playout or recording.

“The new Dante AVIO USB-C is the logical evolution of our immensely popular USB model,” says Mark Gerrard, Senior Product Manager at Audinate.

“With native support for the ports on the latest tablets, phones and computers, Dante AVIO USB-C adds pass-through power to make it the indispensable tool for connecting devices to Dante audio networks.”

According to Audinate, the cost effective, compact and rugged Dante AVIO family of adapters allow users to use non-Dante analog, USB, AES3/EBU or Bluetooth audio equipment with a Dante audio network.

The Dante AVIO USB-C adapter connects to devices with USB-C or A ports (cables included) to deliver and receive 2 channels of audio over a Dante audio network. It requires no additional drivers and works with any application, making it ideal for rapid setup of conference rooms, background music and more.

The Dante AVIO USB-C adapter may be powered via USB or PoE. When connected to a PoE Ethernet switch, 7.5 watts of power is available to USB-C compatible mobile devices, enabling smartphones and tablets to remain charged while connected to a Dante network.